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Waiting Game Begins on Wynn’s Environmental Report

April 2, 2015
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As meetings with Engaged Charlestown Residents and Wynn officials continue in the neighborhood this month, those involved in the process have circled Friday, April 3, with a big red pen – as it is what many believe could be the day when Wynn’s traffic plans are either accepted or rejected by state regulators. The...

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Boston Opposes Wynn Traffic Plan ‘In Its Entirety’

April 2, 2015
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The City of Boston has issued a comment letter indicating it is absolutely against the entire Wynn traffic plan outlined in the Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Report (SFEIR) filed in February – despite the fact that the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) officials worked very closely with Wynn to help put together the plan all...

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Donut Lovers Unite: Charlestown Resident Greg John Brings Kane’s Donuts to Boston

March 25, 2015
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Donut Lovers Unite: Charlestown Resident Greg John Brings Kane’s Donuts to Boston

Kane’s Donuts has been packing customers in to its store in Saugus for decades. The Delios family is well known on the North Shore and beyond for creating sumptuous, uniquely flavored donuts. Paul and Maria Delios have brought their award-winning donuts to Boston’s downtown financial district, International Place, opening the region’s first handcrafted donut...

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Ryan Ready to Facilitate Long-Term Discussion on Sullivan Sq. Traffic

March 25, 2015
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State Rep. Dan Ryan has reaffirmed his longstanding pledge this week to lead discussions around a long-term traffic and transportation fix to Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue – discussions that he said might have been precipitated by the Wynn casino but have been ongoing for years. “The fact that the conversation is back on...

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Palm Sunday Concert/Meditation: To Be At St. Mary-St. Catherine

March 25, 2015
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To mark the last concert on its historic Woodberry and Harris organ before it is silenced for a multi-month restoration, its first in 123 years of supporting worship, St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish has arranged to showcase the instrument in an unusual concert themed to the spirit of Holy Week. Three distinguished organists,...

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A New Bike Lane?

March 18, 2015
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A New Bike Lane?

The strong winds on Tuesday actually picked this bicycle up from a porch on Salem St. and then it became entangled in the power line. Boston Firefighters were needed at the scene.

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BRA Approves Hotel Project in Navy Yard

March 18, 2015
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The developer planning to bring a 230 room hotel to Charlestown Navy Yard received Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approval this week. The $85 million project will transform a historic maritime building into a new hotel and restaurant. Chain Forge Hotel LLC will develop the Chain Forge Hotel, located on a BRA owned parcel at...

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CPS to Hold Monthly Meeting on March 23

March 18, 2015
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The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) Design Review Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, March 23, at 7:30 PM in the Community Room on the 2nd floor of the Boston Police Department Building at 20 Vine Street.  Our agenda includes review of a roof deck replacement at 30 Chestnut Street and a rear...

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Quinn Scholarship Has Become a Community Staple

March 18, 2015
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When Ronan FitzPatrick, Stephen Driscoll and the late Edward Johnson began canvassing the pubs and businesses and organizations throughout Charlestown in 1969 for donations to a new local scholarship for their friend, Michael Quinn, who had died in Vietnam, they were asking for a dollar here or a dollar there. They were happy to...

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Arrests Made in Morrissey Shooting

March 12, 2015
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Boston Police made huge breaks in the murder case of 17-year-old Ryan Morrissey Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon in arresting Julio Baez, 24, of Charlestown; Danilo Soto, 21, of Dorchester; and Alexander Soto, 17, of Charlestown – charging all three with the crime of murder. “A little over four months ago, a young man...

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