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By Chris Tierney To celebrate this week's Boston Marathon, Remember When honors the legend John Adelbert "Johnny" Kelley.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Extended family childcare: Take the help, table the advice
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, front left, her daughters Sasha, front right, Malia, right in the back, and Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson, left in the back, arrive at Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 20. Ever wish you had more than two hands? I do, especially since I live in a 3rd floor walk-up apartment.
@HilaryLusting tweeted that the bagel doesn't look good enough to be from the NY/NJ area.
Real bagel bakeries such as Rosenfeld's in Newton, Mass. or Kossar's in NYC would never sell you bacon with their bagels.
Around the Region: April 18, 2014
Vantage Builders, a general contractor based in Waltham, has built a $500,000 clean room and office for Persimmon Technologies Corp., a technology company, at 178 Albion St. in Wakefield.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Alleged Triggerman in Tyler Zanco's Murder Turns Himself In
Domingo Mendes, the 22-year-old Belmont man who allegedly shot Waltham's Tyler Zanco to death on March 20, turned himself in to Waltham police Thursday evening.
Man Charged with Masturbating on Green Line
By Susan Petroni MBTA Transit Police arrested Alexander Frank, 21, of Framingham at the Riverside MBTA Station in Newton, after an investigation.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Des Moines Register
Altoona to get outlet mall with 75 stores, restaurants
A burgeoning retail and entertainment district is taking shape south of the Bass Pro Shops in Altoona.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Cell Phone Shipments Headed For 1 Billion in '06
Mobile phone shipments worldwide grew 31 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier and will reach 1 billion this year, according to a report Thursday by research company Strategy Analytics.
Women sue lingerie companies over fat-reducing garments
Two Massachusetts women who purchased undergarments infused with capsules of caffeine and vitamins are suing the lingerie companies that manufactured them, alleging the products failed to live up to claims that they would melt away fat.
Beautiful steam-powered mechanical models on auction block
Leavitt Pumping Engine . Very finely built and presented vintage exhibition model of a massive American steam powered waterworks pump designed by Erasmus Darwin Leavitt circa 1895.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Brave New World or California Dreaming? Governor Patrick Proposes...
At an economic development summit earlier today in Newton, Massachusetts, Governor Patrick stated that he will propose an economic growth bill that includes a prohibition on non-competition agreements that discourage workers in high-tech companies from taking their skills to a competitor.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
s'Upper T Club Gives Freshmen An Opportunity For Spontaneity And Conversation
Gathered in front of St. Joseph's Chapel on Upper Campus stands a small group of students, Charlie Cards in hand but unsure where the remainder of their Saturday evening will take them.
BRA expected to approve long-delayed $80M project in Cleveland Circle
Six years after the Cleveland Circle Cinema closed, city development officials are set to approve an $80 million redevelopment at the former theater's 2.5-acre parcel that borders Brookline and Boston, the Business Journal has learned.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Globe westProgress, at long last, lifts profile of Waltham's 1265 Main
All that construction going on at the old Polaroid campus along Route 128 in Waltham is about to shed its long-held status as the biggest project you've never really heard of.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Inquirer & Mirror
Eight cool things to do this weekend
Spring is here, and feeling more like it every day. There's daylight past dinnertime, and plenty to do any day of the week on Nantucket.
Upstart Falchuk eyes gubernatorial upset of the century
Except for one thing. Evan Falchuk, 44, of Newton, an entrepreneur who wants to do both, is willing to put up $2 million of his own money to make it happen.
Cellist Hakhnazaryan Performs Recital To Benefit Kessab Victims
APRIL 10, 2014 3:03 PM NEWTON, Mass. -- The plight of displaced Armenians from the terrorized region of historical Kessab in Syria has generated a public outcry in the Armenian communities worldwide.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Newton Resident Juliet Schor Honored by American Sociological Association
Boston College Professor of Sociology and Newton resident Juliet Schor has been named winner of the 2014 Public Understanding of Sociology Award given by American Sociological Association .
Newton Awarded $349K to Fix Potholes
By Les Masterson Newton is getting $348,919 from the state to help pay for repairing potholes.
Booster bolts together crowdfunding, social good
Booster, which launched last August, allows crowdfunding campaign organizers to create custom-made T-shirts and sell them online, with the profits going toward their chosen social causes.