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City of Boston
Mayor Menino Announces Winners of Deck the Windows Contest
Voters selected top three favorites: Caramelo Clothing Company, Jamaica Plain; Top it Off, West Roxbury; Abbott's Frozen Custard in Brighton contest, awarding yearlong bragging rights to Jamaica Plain's Caramelo Clothing Company , West Roxbury's Top it Off , and Brighton's Abbott's Frozen Custard .
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff Menino's childhood YMCA will now bear his name
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and his wife, Angela, got a look Thursday at the new sign on the Hyde Park YMCA where he spent time as a youth growing up in the neighborhood.
Mass. gaming panel takes up Revere casino waiver
The panel on Thursday is scheduled to discuss Mohegan Sun's request for a waiver from a rule that requires casino applicants to submit certified referendum results by Dec. 31. Commissioners voted last week to allow Mohegan Sun to seek a waiver, keeping alive a plan to build a Revere-only casino on land owned by the Suffolk Downs racetrack.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Baker: Crosby needs to recuse
In his first salvo on the state's growing casino mess, GOP gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker is calling on the state's gambling czar to fold his hand and step aside from voting on a casino for Eastern Massachusetts, due to potential ethical conflicts.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Rise of the charter schools
As the students filed through the front door of Excel Academy Charter School, the principal greeted each one by name.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Mayor-elect: Label Hub host to neighboring casino
Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh, under increasing pressure to take a stand in the battle over casinos in Everett and Revere, said he believes Boston could be considered a host community in both cases, potentially signaling city intervention when he takes office in three weeks.
JOAN VENNOCHIThe case against Crosby
Last week, Caesars filed suit in federal court in Boston, charging that Crosby's link to a landowner who stands to benefit from an Everett casino project represents a conflict of interest that harms Caesars.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
MassDOT prepares for closing of Callahan Tunnel
The 52-year-old tunnel carries traffic in one direction from the North End to Logan International Airport and Route 1A in East Boston.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Walsh raises concerns after Caesars sues Gaming Commission chair
Stephen Crosby, Chairman of the state gaming commission, discusses the proposed Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs in Revere during a meeting at the Boston Convention Center.
All Things Travel: Farewell Salutes To Boston Mayor Tom Menino
Two events, in two days on two sides of the Boston Harbor honored Boston Mayor Tom Menino who is leaving office after two decades.
ZBA Approves Clinic at St. Catherine's Site
After the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals rejected the required variances to convert the former St. Catherine's of Siena Church in Charlestown into a health center back in September-the board had a change of heart Tuesday.
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Linehan presidency seen set; Wu stance stirs a fuss
South Boston Councillor Bill Linehan appears to have the seven votes he needs to become president of the City Council, sources told the Reporter earlier this week.
State to open up two bypass roads during Callahan closure
Two commercial bypass roads and HOV lanes will be open to all traffic in an attempt to avoid "carmageddon" when the Callahan Tunnel temporarily closes Dec. 27 for repairs.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Walsh not ruling out lawsuit to block Revere casino
Boston Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh says he will not rule out legal action to stop a Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs from locating in Revere.
Winthrop drug investigation leads to eight arrests
A three-month drug investigation by detectives aimed at curbing quality-of-life offenses on the streets of Winthrop ended Wednesday with the arrest of eight accused drug dealers and two additional people with open warrants, prosecutors said.
Wild Santa Speedo Run costumes
Hundreds of runners will strip down to their undergarmets while wearing holiday-inspired outfits when the 14th annual SSRun returns to Boston on Saturday, Dec. 14. The mile-long race, which raises money for the Play Ball Foundation , has always featured colorfully-dressed participants.
Westford OKs $800 for name survey
Selectmen authorized $800 for a town-wide survey Tuesday night to resolve the issue of what to name two conservation parcels, including the East Boston Camps site.
Brokering peace with a cannoli casino summit
If Jimmy Carter had Camp David and Ronald Reagan had Reykjavik, Sal LaMattina and Dan Rizzo will always have Caffe Vittoria .
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Commission demands new vote by Revere residents on revised Suffolk Downs casino plan
The state gambling commission today said it wants Revere to hold another citywide referendum before the licensing board decides whether the Revere-only Suffolk Downs plan can remain in the competition for the sole Eastern Massachusetts casino license.