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Co-op Bank Announces Appointment of Rufo

The Cooperative Bank is pleased to announce the recent hiring of David J. Rufo, Mortgage Originator. Previously, David worked at Washington Trust Mortgage Corp, as a Senior Mortgage Consultant David specializes in all residential home purchases, first time buyers, jumbo loans, refinances and more. David says, “Clients are not just one transaction” David works under the premise of “clients for life”.  David is a graduate of the University of Lowell, with a B.S. /C.J. David resides in Woburn, MA with his wife Kathleen; daughters Jillian, Jessica, Jamie; and son – David. The Cooperative Bank has office locations in Roslindale, West Roxbury and Charlestown.
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Casino Business:Ryan Facilitates Meeting of Residents and MGC

Massachusetts Gaming Commissioners (MGC) met with Charlestown residents last Wednesday at the Schrafts building to discuss the  designation of Wynn Everett as the recipient of the Boston-area casino license. Commissioners James McHugh and Gayle Cameron were on hand to answer any questions and clear up any confusion Charlestown residents had regarding the process and moving forward. Rep. Dan Ryan, who called the MGC to Charlestown was also on hand and told the audience that short of repeal in November this meeting will be a process that Charlestown residents are going to have to repeat over and over for the next three years to “get this thing done right”. “Like it or not that may be the reality,” said Ryan. “I’m ...
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Wynn to Hold Forum for Employment and Vendors

As soon as Wynn Resorts received the Greater Boston casino license, the calls began pouring in from potential employees and vendors. All of them had questions. Now, through a series of six information sessions, Wynn Resorts hopes to provide some initial answers to the throngs of folks wanting to know how to get involved in the region’s fledgling casino industry. Robert DeSalvio, senior vice president of development for Wynn, said an “incredible amount” of folks reached out to them wanting to know how to gain employment in the casino, how to become a vendor for the casino and how to get involved in the construction of the casino. The calls came so quick that DeSalvio said it was time to ...


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It's good to be foreign secretary

You get to do lots of travel and you never have to worry about getting caught in traffic. The Right Honourable Philip Hammond, Her Majesty's foreign secretary, popped into town today to take a look at the windmill blade testing facility in Charlestown, as one does. As Ian shows us, he got an escort by staties and BPD to speed him to and from Charlestown.
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