Boston’s best restaurant patios
Whether you’re in the mood for an old favorite or someplace new this summer, these outdoor spots won’t disappoint.
Welcome to Boston. Hope you’re not in a hurry.
Jim Braude surveys life in the Land of the Eternal Wait.
State senate honors veterans’ advocate
Terry Hart spent 15 years working for veterans in the Eastern Essex district.
Lowell Community Health Center to hold Group Hug
The event will be held at 8 a.m. at 161 Jackson St. on Aug. 11 at the bridge over the Hamilton Canal.
Burlington car dealership dedicates green roof to ex-official
Dedicated to Ann Cummings, the partial green roof will contain a vegetative cover that will absorb storm water and reduce energy costs.
Methuen city councilor strikes deal with ethics board
Under an agreement with the State Ethics Commission, Methuen City Councilor Joyce Campagnone is no longer collecting a $400 monthly stipend for serving on the council.
New Tyngsborough 55-and-over development in final phase
This final construction phase includes seven of the development’s 20 affordable units that will be sold at $185,300 to qualified buyers.
Somerville Housing Authority seeks new board member
Those interested in filling the position should provide a written statement of interest and a resume by Aug. 21.
Peabody farmers market is open Tuesdays
Produce, honey, organic bread and bagels, fresh eggs, soup, dried fruit, jewelry, wine, candles, and maple syrup are available.
Stoneham conservation board says no to Weiss Farm development
The commission cited unresolved questions about storm-water management and flooding issues in the a 26-acre parcel off Franklin Street.
Grand opening set for Belmont pool
Belmont officials will hold a ceremonial grand opening for the new Underwood Pool on Saturday, Aug. 8, with a rain date of Aug. 9.
Volunteers to plant eelgrass on Essex Bay tidal flats
The project is sponsored as part of the $2.9 million federal grant received by the Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Partnership.
Students travel to Plymouth, England
A group of 31 students from the Plymouth public schools recently got to play the role of musical ambassadors when they traveled to the United Kingdom city of Plymouth to perform in a concert.
Watertown zoning officials approve ‘Linx’ project
Watertown’s Zoning Board of Appeals approved a developer’s request to turn the current Verizon site at 480 Arsenal St. into a 185,000-square-foot office complex.
Acton has openings on commercial site plan committee
Acton’s Board of Selectmen is looking for volunteers to sit on a committee studying the
town’s commercial site plan review and approval process.
Concord officials to hold meeting on parking plan
Concord’s Planning Department will hold a public forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, to discuss the town’s parking plans.
Harvard Flea Market taking booth reservations
The Harvard Flea Market has opened up booth reservations for the 44th Annual Harvard Flea Market, which will be held Oct. 10.
Stratus Technologies plans move to former Clock Tower Place in Maynard
Maynard Town Administrator Kevin Sweet announced that Stratus Technologies will
occupy over 100,000 square feet at Maynard’s former Clock Tower Place, making it the
largest lease for the community so far this year.
Southborough hires economic development coordinator
Southborough has hired its first economic development coordinator, Pam DiGiovanni, to enhance the economic vitality of the local business community.
Openings at Franklin’s Early Childhood Development Center
There are a limited number of openings at Franklin’s O’Regan Early Childhood Development Center for the 2015-2016 school year.