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Charlestown Architects Win BRA Contest for Sea Level Rise

October 16, 2015
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By Seth Daniel Looking out the window of their offices at 50 Terminal St. recently, local architects Stephanie Goldberg and Mark Reed readily agreed that their offices will one day be under water – if current estimates hold about the pace of rising sea levels. “Oh yea, this building would certainly be under water,”...

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Blessing of the Animals

October 8, 2015
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Blessing of the Animals

Yvette DiFrummolo and Maggie the dog pose for a photo at last Sunday’s (Oct. 4) Blessing of the Animals in Thompson Square. Rev. Thomas Mousin and Father James Ronan led the service to recognize the multitudes of God’s creatures we share the Earth with.

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Blood Moon

October 8, 2015
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Blood Moon

Local resident Ed Loan caught this picture of the Blood Moon over Charlestown on Sunday, September 27. The next time the moon will make the closest approach again to the earth will be in 2033.

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Wynn Files Lawsuit Regarding Allegations

October 8, 2015
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By Seth Daniel After having restrained itself for many months, Wynn Everett owner Steve Wynn said Wednesday that his company is fed up with the treatment its received in Boston and they were now going to do something about it – filing a one-count, 10-page libel suit in Suffolk Superior Court on Monday. The...

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Latin Academy Bus Elimination Causes Parents’ Nightmare

October 8, 2015
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When seventh graders going to Boston Latin Academy, which is in Roxbury, wake up in Charlestown on a school day,  the long journey to school requires taking an MBTA bus to Haymarket – often in the dark long before 7 a.m. The new situation has been caused by the elimination of last year’s dedicated...

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Hubway Bike to Expand to More Locations

October 8, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh along with the Boston Transportation Department/Boston Bikes ann-ounced this week that work is underway to expand the Hubway Bike Share System to 15 additional station locations throughout the City, including two locations in Charlestown. “Hubway is a healthy, affordable option for Boston residents to get to school or work, and...

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Candlelight Vigil

October 1, 2015
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Candlelight Vigil

A Charlestown resident looked solemn while holding her candle at the CSAC and CHAD 7th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Saturday night. The vigil remembers those who lost their battle with drugs and alcohol. The vigil is especially important this year with the spike in opiate overdoses and deaths in the neighborhood and throughout the...

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Music,Community Keep Smokey On the Right Path in a Tough Year

October 1, 2015
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Music,Community Keep Smokey On the Right Path in a Tough Year

By Seth Daniel Michael Cain – known more appropriately the neighborhood as Smokey – frequently jokes that in turning around his life from drugs and addiction, he made a move from the back of this newspaper where the police log is located, to the front of this newspaper, where the positive community news is...

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Boston Files New Suit to Strip Wynn of Mepa Certificate

October 1, 2015
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By Seth Daniel The City of Boston – just as it spoke of productive meetings last week with Wynn executives – quietly filed a new lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court’s Civil Division on Monday asking for a declaratory judgment that would void the environmental certificate (MEPA) awarded to Wynn by the state in late August...

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Cold Spell Over Casino Likely After Ice Was Seemingly Thawing

October 1, 2015
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Just as Mayor Martin Walsh and the City’s administration had begun cursory meetings with Wynn executives and a relationship was seemingly forming last week – all of that goodwill has likely been thrown out the window with the filing of a new lawsuit this week. On Monday, the Mayor’s Office indicated that they had...

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