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Passage of Question 1 Could Slash Number of Nursing Students

November 2, 2018
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Massachusetts already faces a nursing shortage that’s been going on for more than a decade. An unintended consequence if Question 1 passes may force the state’s 25 bachelor’s- and master’s-degree nursing programs to slash the number of students it admits. A critical element to educating nursing students properly is clinical placements. It’s in the...
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How We Are Addressing Climate Change in Boston

November 2, 2018
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This year is shaping up to be one of the strongest years in Boston’s history. We’ve continued to add 20,000 new jobs each year, and we’ve brought unemployment down below 4 percent. And perhaps most importantly, we’ve made a plan to ensure that the benefits of Boston’s booming economy are enjoyed by everyone who...
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On the Pittsburg Shootings

November 2, 2018
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In the aftermath of the terrible shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh this past Saturday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said, “These senseless acts of violence are not who we are as Americans.” We agree with Gov. Tom Wolf . While a majority of Americans still find these senseless acts abhorrent, the fact remains that...
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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members of the U.S. Senate in what commonly is referred-to as a mid-term election. While every election matters, some are more important than others. Based on...
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Townie Sports

November 2, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN YOUTH BASKETBALL Charlestown Youth Basketball registration is open for both players and coaches!  You can register online at http://charlestownyouthbasketball.com/ The season runs from beginning of January to the end of March.  Preliminary schedules are below.  Age group is determined by your age on Sept. 1, 2018. Girls JV (age 7-9) – 4-6 weeks of skill...
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For the Record

October 26, 2018
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Boston Police Hiring Information Session Get information on BPD hiring and selection process, timeline and recruitment, and The Application and Background Investigation. The meeting is on Thursday, Oct. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury.   Public meeting for marijuana dispensary A Community Outreach Meeting will be...
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Neighborhood Round Up

October 26, 2018
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HARVEST FAIR AT ST. JOHN’S On Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal church will be holding it’s 179th annual Harvest Fair.  Well known for its delicious turkey dinner and homemade apple pies, the fair will have something for everyone!  Get the kids out of the house to enjoy...
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New Residential Building At Hood Park Tops off Oct 25

October 26, 2018
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Hood Park will celebrate the topping off of their newest construction project on Oct. 25, with a topping off ceremony on the site at 500 Hood Park Drive. Dubbed ‘The Harvey’ after founder Harvey Perley Hood (H.P. Hood), the 177-unit residential building will be the first residential project on the Park. The building also...
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Temporary Bridge to Reduce Construction Impacts on North Washington Street Bridge Project

October 26, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that it is finalizing plans for the construction of a temporary bridge structure which will carry all modes of travel during work on its $177 million project to replace the City of Boston-owned North Washington Street Bridge. Details are currently being finalized regarding the temporary bridge,...
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Police Briefs 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 10/16/18 – A victim on Rutherford Avenue reported unknown person(s) entered his home between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and stole money and electronics. There were no signs of forced entry at this time, and the matter is under investigation.   Drugs 10/18/18 – As a result of a drug investigation...
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