Category: Business

No gold-buying for check-casher

JACKSON SQ.—Because of crime concerns, All Checks Cashed will not be allowed to start buying gold at its 282 Centre St. location following a city zoning Board of Appeal rejection May 24. The rejection was supported by Mayor Thomas Menino’s…

Landmark laundromat closes

HYDE SQ.—A laundromat that has served as a basic community resource and chatting spot for decades washed its last load on May 29 after a reported dispute over a rent increase. The Jamaica Plain Laundry Centre at 410 Centre St.…

Eatery break-in fails

HYDE SQ.—A man hurled a cinder block into a window of the El Oriental de Cuba restaurant early on June 4 in an apparent burglary attempt. But the glass only cracked and the suspect ran away, according to El Oriental…