More than 100 people benefitted from the “Weymouth Clothing Giveaway ” held at the town’s Tufts Library on Oct. 28, carrying away bags of free coats, shirts, pants, suits, dresses, and Halloween costumes. “Others took clothing to help with the elderly in nursing homes,” said organizer Lisa Belmarsh. “Everything is free. No costs. You take whatever you need.” Items not taken in the town’s third annual clothing giveaway went to various nonprofits.
In an effort to boost Quincy Center’s burgeoning restaurant scene, the city announced that more than 600 parking spaces will be made available for free to all after 6 p.m. The restaurants “are doing very well, and we want to keep it that way,” said Chris Walker, the mayor’s spokesman. He said the participating parking lots -- Ross, Hannon, Hancock, and Quincy District Court -- are all within walking distance of downtown.
Dedham’s Legacy Place recently announced that eight new stores and restaurants will open at the mall by the end of this year. The new tenants include furniture store Boston Interiors, coffee shop Caffè Nero, Sweetgreens, and women apparel retailer Ku De Ta.
Norwood American Job Center has opened at 32 Day St. The job center, operated by Connecticut-based Career TEAM, offers interviewing workshops, job search strategies, financial literacy, and time management. The company also operates a similar job center in Framingham.
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The need for home care is soaring, and much of it is done by immigrants willing to take on this hard and low-paying work.Continue reading »
The bizarre case of a Red Sox division title banner that went missing came to an end Wednesday when a Malden man who says he found it in Somerville brought it to Fenway Park.Continue reading »
Philip Horner, 38, is accused of repeatedly stabbing the driver of a tow truck that fatally struck his mother in Watertown on Wednesday.Continue reading »
The former first lady’s book tour event — which comes to Boston Saturday, Nov. 24 — is shaping up to be the next must-see show in town.Continue reading »
A woman was fatally injured when she was struck by a tow truck, spurring a man believed to be her son to allegedly stab the driver five times. The driver was in critical condition Wednesday.Continue reading »
A new poll shows a healthy majority of her constituents don’t think the Cambridge Democrat should jump into the 2020 race.Continue reading »
A film festival established by documentary filmmaker Michael Moore is being sued by a Boston company.Continue reading »
As Emanuel Lopes, 21, was escorted from a Norfolk Superior courtroom Thursday, Cynthia Chesna called him several expletives, then broke into a loud sob.Continue reading »