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Encore Boston Harbor Signs Agreement with Local Entertainment Group

October 14, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor added a local flavor to its five-star, $2.5 billion global resort this week, announcing that it has signed a lease with New England-based Big Night Entertainment Group to operate a 16,400-square-foot restaurant and lounge and an 8,000-square-foot luxury nightclub at the resort. Named for both its alluring design and waterfront location...
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Police Briefs 10-11-2018

October 14, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Larceny 10/02/18 – A victim on Ludlow Street reported unknown person(s) stole his scooter. The Stolen Car Unit has been notified of the incident.   Robbery – Bank 10/05/18 – Officers responded to Austin Street for a report of a bank robbery. A witness stated a male suspect wearing sunglasses and a...
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Letter to the Editor

October 14, 2018
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MORE GREEN SPACE FOR HEIGHT IS A FAIR – EVEN VERY BENEFICIAL – TRADE-OFF  Dear Editor: I’d like to respond to better balance some of the resident views expressed in “New Hood Park Plan Gets Rough Outing at CNC over Building Height” (Oct. 4). As someone who sees Hood Park every day from my...
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How We’re Creating More Affordable Housing

October 14, 2018
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Boston is going through a period of historic growth— the kind our city hasn’t seen in decades. More people are choosing to put down roots and start families here. More businesses are choosing to open their doors here. Students from all over the world come to attend our universities and colleges each year. As...
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Massachusetts Must Move Forward on Our Own

October 14, 2018
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With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, coming on the heels of the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, it is clear that the America as we have known it for the past 70 years, a time in which the United States attained and maintained its supremacy in the world and achieved...
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Sports 10-11-2018

October 14, 2018
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NHL SEASON BEGINS WITH TOWNIE FLAIR The NHL hockey season kicked off this week, and more than a few Townies or those with Townie roots were on rosters this year. The list includes: Matt Tkachuk, Calgary Flames Jimmy Vesey, New York Rangers Kevin Hayes, New York Rangers Matt Grzelcyk, Boston Bruins Brady Tkachuk, Ottawa...
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Blessing of the Animals

October 4, 2018
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Blessing of the Animals

`EY DOG: Ernesto Reyes and Javi the dachshound were ready to celebrate the Blessing of the Animals in Thompson Square on Sunday, Sept. 30. The event brought clergy and parishioners – and their pets – together from St. Mary-St. Catherine of Sienna Parish, St. John’s Episcopal Church, and St. Anthony Shrine. The annual event...
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MGH Charlestown Celebrates 50 Years

October 4, 2018
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MGH Charlestown Celebrates 50 Years

Special speaker Roger Sweet, MD, and his wife, Ann, during the 50th anniversary celebration of the MGH Charlestown Health Center last Friday, Sept. 28. Dr. Roger Sweet was present at the clinic’s beginning 50 years ago, started the adult medicine program, and retired in 1993.
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Neighborhood Round Up

October 4, 2018
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Harvest on Vine Food Pantry The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry this week are boxes of cereal and macaroni and cheese, two of the most popular items that empty the shelves. Any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would also be greatly appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at the Food Pantry...
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Off-Peak Lane Closures Begin This Month for North Washington St Bridge

October 4, 2018
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The state and City will begin off-peak lane closures this month on the North Washington Street Bridge to accommodate utility work for the beginnings of the multi-year bridge project, which will begin its major work next spring. Public meetings will be planned soon to brief the community on the specifics of the project. This...
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