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Steve Wynn Resigns as CEO of Wynn Resorts

February 9, 2018
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Wynn Resorts released the following statements on Tuesday night regarding Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn: STATEMENT FROM WYNN RESORTS: The Board of Directors of Wynn Resorts reluctantly announced today that it accepted the resignation of Steve Wynn as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors.  The board has appointed Matt Maddox, currently President...

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MGC says Wynn Organization Did Not Inform them of Settlement

February 9, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) held a special hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 31, into the allegations against Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn – a Massachusetts gaming licensee – and said they were not told of the 2005 private settlement, while at the same time urging fairness and speed in the investigation. The one-hour hearing...

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Old Sully’s Project Shaping up as Residential Development

February 9, 2018
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Longtime Charlestown developer George Georges was no stranger to Old Sully’s pub on the corner of Lynde and Union streets – having been introduced to the neighborhood institution shortly after coming to the Town decades ago. So it was very fitting when he assumed ownership of the old pub after it closed down last...

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Jury Enters Into Deliberations in Morrissey Murder Trial

February 9, 2018
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The jury entered into its first, full day of deliberations yesterday in the Ryan Morrissey murder trial, according to Jake Wark, spokesman for the Suffolk County district attorney’s office. Danilo Soto, 24, of Dorchester, and Alexander Soto (no relation to Danilo), 20, of Charlestown, are accused of fatally shooting Morrissey, then 17, and shooting...

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YMCA Kick-Off Party

February 2, 2018
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YMCA Kick-Off Party

Alex Robinson, new Charlestown YMCA board director, and Andrea Wilk, YMCA executive director, during the Community Kick-Off Party at Blackmoor Bar + Grill last Wednesday, Jan. 24. Donations from the event go to support teen memberships and mentorships, youth swim lessons, social activities for seniors, and enrichment programs.

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Monument Restaurant

February 2, 2018
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Monument Restaurant

CHECK PLEASE! Four-month old Alden Thayer proudly displays his Monument Restaurant gear on Sunday night at the restaurant’s one-year anniversary party. Joining the little guy in the celebration is mom, Valerie Beckwith Thayer, and grandma Carol Beckwith.

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District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards Delivers Her Maiden Speech

February 2, 2018
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District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards Delivers Her Maiden Speech

At last Wednesday’s City Council hearing District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards delivered her maiden speech before the council. Edwards, who was elected to the Council in November, filed her first resolution calling for a hearing regarding real estate speculation in the Boston housing market. Edwards called for the appropriate committee of the Boston...

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North Washington Street Bridge Bids Coming In, Start As Soon As Late April

February 2, 2018
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Community meetings are on the docket in relation to the five-year, $150 million North Washington Street Bridge replacement project – with bids ready to be open this month and construction ready for April or May. A meeting in the Navy Yard at the MGH Institute (36 First Ave.) will take place on Feb. 1...

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Morrissey Trial Continues With Testimony

February 2, 2018
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The murder trial for the three men accused of killing Ryan ‘Duce’ Morrissey and shooting James Lawton in 2014 continues this week with testimony from experts, police and neighborhood witnesses. The case is being tried by Judge Janet Sanders in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court, and with opening statement given last week, the heart of...

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Defendant Held After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Police Officer

February 2, 2018
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A man with a prior firearm conviction was arraigned today for allegedly pointing a loaded handgun at a Boston Police officer during a foot chase in Charlestown. Celestino Vicente, 37, of Dorchester, was arraigned Tuesday in Charlestown Municipal Court on charges of two counts each of assault and battery on a police officer and...

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