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Charlestown Dogs a Welcome Addition to Charlestown’s Colossal Halloween

November 2, 2018
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After 33 years of Halloween fun in Charlestown, there isn’t much that can be added to what has been a highlight night in the year for decades. One new thing that has been added over the last few years is the entry of Charlestown Dogs into the fray – an organization of responsible dog...
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Essem: Studio Space for Creatives Opens on Terminal Street

November 2, 2018
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On Oct. 22, Essem Art Studio, LLC opened in the Charlestown Commerce Center, 50 Terminal St. In addition to an art studio, it features a collaborative co-working community for freelance creatives in Charlestown. Studiomates are kind humans who make/do cool things, who are open to collaborating with other creatives to mutually elevate and support...
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Wynn Investigation Unveiling Pushed Off Until at Least December

November 2, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) said on Thursday, Oct. 25, at its regular meeting that it would likely not publicly unveil its long-awaited Wynn Resorts investigation until the first two weeks of December. Executive Director Ed Bedrosian addressed the Commission on the ongoing investigation during the Oct. 25 meeting and said that the Investigations...
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Edwards Calls for Action Items on BLA Bus Fracas

November 2, 2018
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City Councilor Lydia Edwards said this week that she is calling for united action from parents in District 1 regarding the Charlestown bus that goes to Boston Latin Academy (BLA) – that in the wake of an incident recently where Boston Public Schools (BPS) staff forcibly removed high school students from the bus. Parents...
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Ryan Holds Rally for ‘Yes on 1’ with Nurses

November 2, 2018
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State Rep. Dan Ryan and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) held a rally and luncheon at the Ferris Street apartments on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the early voting day in the Harvard-Kent. Ryan said he is firmly behind the ‘Yes’ vote to mandate staffing levels in hospitals and medical care facilities across the Commonwealth....
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Robot Pals Developed in Charlestown Could Change the Future of Cities

October 26, 2018
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Robot Pals Developed in Charlestown Could Change the Future of Cities

The vision of the future has come clearer in Charlestown’s ‘Lost Village’ on an out of the way corner of the Town about a block behind the End of the World Tavern. It’s a strange place for transforming society at large, but the owners of Piaggio Fast Forward on Roland Street believe that their...
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Leggat McCall says They Will Not Fail on One Charlestown

October 26, 2018
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One of the top officials at the Leggat McCall development company said the Boston-based construction leader is staking its reputation on making the Bunker Hill redevelopment project a success. That was something that couldn’t be accomplished in the last go-around, which saw the plan and project team fold in late 2017. Now, with a...
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Veterans Project Reveals Stories Untold

October 26, 2018
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Several members of the veterans’ community in Charlestown, led by the Town’s foremost authority on such matters, Billy Durette, have been carefully compiling a treasure trove of stories surrounding veterans from Charlestown who served during World War II and World War I. It’s an effort called the Charlestown Veterans History Project, and residents were...
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For the Record

October 26, 2018
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Boston Police Hiring Information Session Get information on BPD hiring and selection process, timeline and recruitment, and The Application and Background Investigation. The meeting is on Thursday, Oct. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury.   Public meeting for marijuana dispensary A Community Outreach Meeting will be...
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Neighborhood Round Up

October 26, 2018
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HARVEST FAIR AT ST. JOHN’S On Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal church will be holding it’s 179th annual Harvest Fair.  Well known for its delicious turkey dinner and homemade apple pies, the fair will have something for everyone!  Get the kids out of the house to enjoy...
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