Monthly Archives: January 2012

Laundromat has clean start

January 6, 2012
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The new Jackson Square Laundromat washed its first loads at 270 Centre St. on Dec. 30. The full-service laundry offers some unusual features, including New England’s only washer-dryer combo machines, according to owner Jason Santelli. Free Wi-Fi is another service for those waiting on the wash. The laundromat will have a grand opening this...

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Man convicted in teen’s murder

January 6, 2012
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JACKSON SQ.—A Dorchester man was convicted of murder last month for gunning down a Bromley-Heath housing development teenager in 2008. Elbert Newson, 23, was sentenced to life in prison with no parole for killing 17-year-old Thomas Webb. Another man charged in the case, Michael Gaines of Roxbury, was convicted last year of unlawful gun...

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Met his MATCH

January 6, 2012
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Ten Tables owner to open ‘burger bar’

January 6, 2012
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JP CENTER—A new burger restaurant called Grass Fed Burger Bar, operated by the owner of the well-known Ten Tables, is coming soon to 605 Centre St. Grass Fed will replace the recently shuttered Bon Savor restaurant a few doors down from Ten Tables. The menu will include “alternative, creative burgers” as well as classic...

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French-style eatery coming soon

January 6, 2012
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FOREST HILLS—A new restaurant called Tonic will open early this year at 3698 Washington St., offering French-influenced cuisine at affordable prices and with late dining hours. “It’s a French restaurant with an accent of American food,” said owner Croan McCormack. Tonic is going into the former Griffin’s bar location and is right next door...

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Grocery team-up

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JP residents could vote on Eastie casino

January 6, 2012
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JP residents should have the chance to vote on a casino development project in East Boston, local elected officials say. Under a recently passed state law authorizing three casinos and one slot parlor in Massachusetts, Boston City Council has the power to decide whether development plans for a casino in Boston will be subject...

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No overpass decision yet

January 6, 2012
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By Rebeca Oliveira and John Ruch, Gazette Staff The Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans to announce its decision on a Casey Overpass replacement project the week of Jan. 16, spokesperson Michael Verseckes told the Gazette this week. No community meetings have been scheduled. The aging bridge over the Forest Hills T Station area must...

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T may kill E Line on weekends

January 6, 2012
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E Line streetcar service could be shut down on weekends starting this summer as part of an MBTA cost-savings plan. The MBTA is also considering fare hikes and a range of other service cuts, as detailed on its website at mbta.com. The possible cuts and hikes were announced on Tuesday. A series of public...

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Life blood

January 6, 2012
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