Editorials

The Bridges of Suffolk County

October 16, 2014
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Everyone knows the Longfellow Bridge is being rebuilt. It is scheduled for completion in late 2016. But other bridges across the Charles and other waterways are also undergoing changes. Here’s an update of what is happening, starting with the bridge farthest away from the downtown and moving east. Prepare yourself for lots of new...

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Townie Tidbits

October 13, 2014
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MA This year would have been my mother’s 105th birthday and it brings back those great old memories growing up when my family celebrated with lots of cake and ice cream. The good thing for all of us was the fact that each of us had a birthday in each of...

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Wynn Resorts Backing ‘No on Question 3′ Effort

October 13, 2014
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After mostly staying out of the casino repeal vote discussion – otherwise known as Question 3 – Wynn Resorts announced last weekend that they would become involved in the ‘No on 3’ campaign over the next month. When the casino company won their license on Sept. 16, officials from Wynn said they hadn’t made...

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Sullivan Sq. Redesign to Be Discussed on Oct. 26

October 13, 2014
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With the estimated addition of 25,000 more cars traveling through Sullivan Square because of the Wynn Casino and with Wynn paying for re-building the square, the opportunity to hear and ask questions of the architect of a plan for re-building the square is very timely. Sunday, Oct ober 26,  Skip Smallridge will be the speaker...

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Letters to the Editor

October 13, 2014
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Thank you Dear Editor: Thank you to the Charlestown Schoolgirls Association and the Somerville City Club for selecting me for the 2014 scholarship. This generous scholarship will help me as I pursue a career in Nursing.  I am currently a sophomore at Plymouth State University. I was unable to attend this year’s luncheon to...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Clergy urge residents to vote Yes on Question 3 Dear Editor: The Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts have taken a definitive position urging citizens to vote YES on Ballot Question # 3 and stop the expansion of gambling. One of their statements put it this way: “There is too much at stake for Massachusetts to...

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Letters To The Editor

September 11, 2014
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Thank you Judy Dear Editor: I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Judy Cleveland and the Micah Young Scholarship committee for selecting me as this year’s recipient.  Because of the generosity of Judy and her family, I am able to continue my studies in both biology and art at Westfield St. University....

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Historic Election for Charlestown on Tuesday

September 4, 2014
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We have all heard the stories of a young Jack Kennedy running for Congress in 1946 and marching in the Bunker Hill Parade with friends like Dave Powers and future state representative Gerry Doherty or meeting workers at the docks between shifts. Charlestown has always been proud of its political history. This past spring...

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Letter to the Editor

August 29, 2014
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Thank you for support Dear Editor: As we start the 2014-2015 school year at the Harvard Kent School, the members of the Harvard Kent Parents Association would like to formally thank all those that participated in our events last year. To the parents for whom volunteered an hour to man a station, or time...

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Enjoy The Weekend

August 29, 2014
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Labor Day weekend is here — and that means that another summer has come and gone. Children in many communities already have begun the new school year, though ironically, the best weather of the summer has been happening this week. Labor Day weekend always provides a good time to reflect as we look back...

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