Five Things You Need to Know Today: July 10
Land Use meets and discusses O'Hara's expansion, special guests at the farmers' market and info on Rosie's Bakery closing (temporarily).
1. Farmers' market. The Cold Spring Park Farmers' Market will be open today from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Supporters of the Bottle Bill update are scheduled to appear with a seven-foot-tall inflatable bottle, hoping to gain support for the updated bill.
2. Land Use. The Board of Aldermen's Land Use Committee will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the Aldermanic Chamber at Newton City Hall. Public hearings will be held in the chamber followed by a working session in room 222. One of the public hearings will be for O'Hara's Restaurant, which is looking to expand into the space formerly occupied by Bead & Pearl. A full agenda for tonight's meeting is included in the .pdf section to the right.
3. Rosie's is closed temporarily. Rosie's Bakery in Chestnut Hill closed yesterday for renovations. The bakery will be closed until July 21 while the shop undergoes a face-lift.
4. Middle Essex Softball. The Newton Panthers Orange 14A softball team will face the Lexington Gaels 14A team today at Albemarle Field in Newton. The game is set to start at 7:45 p.m.