A rendering of the Circle Cinema project shows the senior housing building (front) and hotel.

National Development

A rendering of the Circle Cinema project shows the senior housing building (front) and hotel.

Brookline approves hotel, senior housing at Circle Cinema site

The $85 million project straddling Brookline and Boston includes a 162-room hotel, 92 units of senior housing, and stores. By Cynthia Chen

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

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Back from a European tour, Electric Youth will sing and dance at the Franklin Cultural Festival. Mark your calendar for other events in Newton, Watertown, and Wellesley.

INFORMER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/16/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/unnamed(2)(1)A.jpg Informer: Sculptures, food trucks, and veggies

Openings, closings, events, and more in the suburbs west of Boston.

Latest Globe West headlines

In Uniform — Globe WEst

News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.

The Argument: Should the state replace MCAS with the PARCC test?

Read two views on the question from local residents and vote in our online poll.

Seven continents, 16 marathons, and miles of memories for Concord man

Jeff Doyle kicked off his charitable trek with the NYC Marathon in 1990. In June, he finished his quest off the Chilean coast

CATCHING UP WITH

Catching Up With . . . Joe Chiodo, Watertown High/Framingham State baseball

As founder, general manager, and coach, he has directed the Watertown Reds to the Intercity League finals twice.

LOCAL FARE

Pueblito Paisa is a true Colombian kitchen

The owners of Pueblito Paisa named the Framingham restaurant for a replica historic village in their native city of Medellín, Colombia.

FRAMINGHAM

Framingham may create corporate innovation district

Framingham town officials are seeking comment on a proposal to create a Corporate Innovation District near the Southborough line that includes the 9/90 Corporate Center.

Lincoln-Sudbury school board violated Open Meeting Law, AG rules

The attorney general’s office says the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional District Committee should be fined $1,000.

Marathon battle in Hopkinton over CVS plans

Opponents say locating the chain pharmacy in downtown Hopkinton would spoil its quaint atmosphere.

INFORMER

Informer: Summer nights, corn picking, folk music

Openings, closings, events, and more in the suburbs west of Boston.

BUSINESS PLAN

Tradition — and character — count at Lexington summer camp

After 25 years, the founder of Summer’s Edge Day Camp and Tennis School is still “drawn to the excitement of it all.”

UP CLOSE

Retiree harvests satisfaction from volunteer farm work

At Field of Greens in Lincoln, 72-year-old Lelah Willoughby gets her hands dirty raising food for those in need.

Brookline approves hotel, senior housing at Circle Cinema site

The $85 million project straddling Brookline and Boston includes a 162-room hotel, 92 units of senior housing, and stores.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/17/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/04152009_15road-7211785.jpg Dude, where’s my car?

A man drives off with the wrong car, a beer pong tournament gets out of hand, and DPW workers get scolded in this edition of Blotter Tales.

Cartoon Caption Contest

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Send us your submissions for this week’s cartoon, and see the winning caption and finalists from last week’s contest.

On The Move

on the move

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/sky4.jpg Getting a high falling from the sky

“. . . For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to fly like a bird. I thought skydiving would be the closest I could get to being a bird, the calm, serene, gliding through the air, taking in the earth below.”

Interactive Graphic

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.