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Rutherford Avenue Building Sale Raises Questions by Elected Officials

October 16, 2015
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By John Lynds The sale of an unassuming office park has raised some eyebrows in Charlestown. The 52,944 -square-foor parcel at 440 Rutherford Ave. was sold by Cambridge Hanover Inc. to TD Street LLC, an affiliate of Center Court Partners LLC for $14.7 million late last month. TD Street LLC and Center Court Partners...

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Residents Urged to Take Precautions to Prevent WNV

October 16, 2015
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With the West Nile Virus (WNV) detected in mosquito pools in virtually every Boston neighborhood, including Charlestown, the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is urging residents to take precautions after a recent death from WNV. The BPHC confirmed that a Boston resident had died as a result of contracting WNV. While the BPHC would...

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Design Review Committee to Meet on Oct 19

October 16, 2015
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The Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, October 19, at 7:30 PM at the Mary Colbert Apartments meeting room.  The room is located at the rear corner of 20 Devens Street where you can see it from the from the walkway that runs along the left side...

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CNC Announces Election Guidelines

October 16, 2015
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The Charlestown  Neighborhood Council is conducting the election for its 7 Precinct seats on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street, Charlestown. Nomination papers are currently available at the Charlestown Public Library, electronically from the CNC website or election chair, BarbaraBabin@comcast.net. Candidates for these seats must be residents...

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Range of Experiences Will Prepare Essaibi George for City Council

October 16, 2015
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By Seth Daniel City Council candidate Annissa Essaibi George is the one person in this year’s City Council at-large race that is on the outside looking in, but her generational roots in the City and vast experience – from being a high school teacher to owning a small business – puts her on the...

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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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