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Fire Destroys Bunker Hill St Buildings

July 29, 2016
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Fire Destroys Bunker Hill St Buildings

By Seth Daniel The smoke from a raging six-alarm fire on Thursday afternoon, July 21, could be seen from downtown Boston and Cambridge, but this week the charred structure at 284-286 Bunker Hill Street has been demolished – going from luxury condos with a great view to nothing in a week’s time. Crews reported...

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Eversource Purchases Land in Charlestown

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Eversource electric company has purchased a tract of land behind the Hood Milk plant from Boston Sand and Gravel for $6.5 million. The parcels of land include a maintenance yard with a solar array, an empty lot and another parcel with a smaller building on the property. The parcels abut land...

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Wynn Receives Chapter 91 License from DEP

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The suggested fishing pier near the Wynn Boston Harbor may have to be tallied up as the one that got away, but the bigger fish – that being the Wynn Boston Harbor – is in the pan and the project is ready to start cooking. On Friday, July 22, at noon,...

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August Happenings at Boston Public Market

July 29, 2016
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Savor your last month of summer and come see what’s buzzing at the Boston Public Market! Join us in the kitchen to find out why honey is so unBEEleivably sweet. Need inspiration for your next summer dinner? Surprise your guests with an Orange Zest pasta salad. Top this bright dish with fresh tomatoes and...

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Bunker Hill Developer,BHA Launch One Charlestown Website

July 29, 2016
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By John Lynds In order to remain as transparent as possible regarding the enormous project to replace the aging Bunker Hill Housing Development in Charlestown, the developer and Boston Housing Authority have launched a website to keep the public informed. Corcoran-SunCal, in partnership with the BHA, launched the ‘One Charlestown’ website that can be...

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Local Author

July 22, 2016
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Local Author

Writer Tom MacDonald holds up a copy of his new book, The Revenge of Liam McGrew, with his wife Maribeth, at the Charlestown Library.

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A Little Night Music

July 22, 2016
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A Little Night Music

Lyndsey and Cameron Wickles sway and smile to the folk music of Honeysuckle on the Commandants’ House Lawn last Thursday, July 7, as part of the Swinging Summer Nights Concert Series, presented by the Berklee School of Music, Boston National Park, Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard and Summer on the Waterfront.

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Wynn’s Quest For Chapter 91 License Receives Big Boost

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The hearing officer handling the Wynn Boston Harbor Chapter 91 appeal released a recommendation late on Friday that gave Somerville standing in the case, but little else, recommending that the Wynn license to be approved. It is a decision widely seen as a victory for Wynn and casino supporters. In a...

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From the Kitchen to the Seltzer Can: Spindrift Founder Got Started in His Charlestown Home

July 22, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Beverage enthusiasts gathered at Night Shift Brewery in Everett last week to celebrate “The Summer of Real” with America’s one and only fresh squeezed carbonated beverage company, Spindrift – a Charlestown original.   Night Shift hosted Bill Creelman, founder of Spindrift, the non-alcoholic fresh fruit beverage company that humbly began in...

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Casella Waste Begins Outreach into Charlestown Community After Transfer Station Opposition

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though the folks at Casella Waste spent decades in Charlestown on the industrial side of Rutherford Avenue, they are now the first to admit they didn’t often step foot into the Town – and it’s something they said they now fully regret. Since striking out with the community last fall and...

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