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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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First Annual Ryan Morrissey Scholarship Dinner

September 25, 2015
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First Annual Ryan Morrissey Scholarship Dinner

Ryan ‘Duce’ Morrissey’s grandmother, parents, and siblings: Mary, Stephen, Carol, Michaela, and Craig. The family, along with some 300 friends, gathered last Friday, Sept. 18, at the Knights of Columbus for the 1st Annual Friends of Ryan Morrissey Scholarship Dinner. Two local students, Noel Charbonnier and Elizabeth Pardy – were chosen to receive $4,000...

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Casino Decision Expected Soon

September 25, 2015
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By Seth Daniel A judge in Suffolk Superior Court heard several arguments Tuesday afternoon on multiple lawsuits against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Wynn casino license – the most prominent suit being that of the City of Boston. Despite all of the discussion, especially about the Boston case, Judge Janet Sanders did...

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Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for WNV

September 25, 2015
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The Boston Public HealthCommission (BPHC) last Thursday announced that a mosquito pool in Charlestown has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Earlier this summer, mosquito pools in West Roxbury, Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan tested positive for WNV. A Boston male resident in his 40s was recently confirmed as a WNV case and...

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New BPS Superintendent Pays a Surprise Visit to CHS

September 25, 2015
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As Charlestown High Headmaster William Thomas moved through the cafeteria Thursday, Sept. 10, visiting with students during the lunch hour and getting things in order for the first week of school, he got a puzzling call from the front office. “The Superintendent is here,” was the message. That’s right, the first visit to Charlestown...

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Charlestown Schoolgirls Association’s Reunion

September 17, 2015
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Charlestown Schoolgirls Association’s Reunion

The 35th annual Charlestown Schoolgirls Association’s Reunion was held this past Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Past presidents were honored, new scholarships were given and raffles were offered to raise money to support the association.

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