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Fire Destroys Bunker Hill St Buildings

July 29, 2016
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Fire Destroys Bunker Hill St Buildings

By Seth Daniel The smoke from a raging six-alarm fire on Thursday afternoon, July 21, could be seen from downtown Boston and Cambridge, but this week the charred structure at 284-286 Bunker Hill Street has been demolished – going from luxury condos with a great view to nothing in a week’s time. Crews reported...

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Eversource Purchases Land in Charlestown

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Eversource electric company has purchased a tract of land behind the Hood Milk plant from Boston Sand and Gravel for $6.5 million. The parcels of land include a maintenance yard with a solar array, an empty lot and another parcel with a smaller building on the property. The parcels abut land...

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Wynn Receives Chapter 91 License from DEP

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The suggested fishing pier near the Wynn Boston Harbor may have to be tallied up as the one that got away, but the bigger fish – that being the Wynn Boston Harbor – is in the pan and the project is ready to start cooking. On Friday, July 22, at noon,...

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August Happenings at Boston Public Market

July 29, 2016
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Savor your last month of summer and come see what’s buzzing at the Boston Public Market! Join us in the kitchen to find out why honey is so unBEEleivably sweet. Need inspiration for your next summer dinner? Surprise your guests with an Orange Zest pasta salad. Top this bright dish with fresh tomatoes and...

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Bunker Hill Developer,BHA Launch One Charlestown Website

July 29, 2016
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By John Lynds In order to remain as transparent as possible regarding the enormous project to replace the aging Bunker Hill Housing Development in Charlestown, the developer and Boston Housing Authority have launched a website to keep the public informed. Corcoran-SunCal, in partnership with the BHA, launched the ‘One Charlestown’ website that can be...

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Police Briefs 07-28-2016

July 29, 2016
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CHARLESTOWN BEAT Larceny 07/18/16 – A victim on Third Avenue reported that unknown person(s) entered his room and stole his iPhone that was on the counter top. No signs of forced entry could be found. Aggravated Assault 07/23/16 – As a result of a radio call for a man trying to hit a woman...

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Letter to the Editor

July 29, 2016
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Thanks firefighters Dear Editor: On behalf of the Braaten family, victims of the Bunker Hill Street fire on July 21, we’d like to extend our sincere gratitude to members of the Charlestown community for rallying around our friends during their day of crisis. Firefighters, police, first responders, The Red Cross and neighbors provided immediate...

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Speaker DeLeo and the Film Industry

July 29, 2016
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Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo, who has done so many positive things for the state, is receiving praise from an area businessman for his support of the film industry in Boston. The business owner said DeLeo has been instrumental in Hollywood producers wanting to film major motion pictures in Massachusetts. The shooting...

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Clinton’s Speech Tonight

July 29, 2016
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Tonight at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia Hillary Clinton will deliver one of the most important speeches of her career. Millions of people will be watching the former First Lady, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of State as she talks about why she wants to be the next President of the United States and what...

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Townie Sports

July 29, 2016
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By Kevin Kelly SMITH NO-HITS ARLINGTON Pitcher Jason Smith used the lethal combo of a dancing knuckle-ball and lights-out fastball to notch a no-hitter as the “Townies” vaporized Arlington to the tune of 18-0 in Babe Ruth action on July 24. Offensive standouts for Charlestown (3-5) included Oscar Jahn (2 hits, run 3 RBIs),...

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