Week in Review: Liquor License Rejection, Farm Fire and a Missing Man

This week included the anniversary of a tragic fire, a contentious liquor license application, a fire at the local farm and news of a local man who has gone missing.

  • After news got out that the Chestnut Hill Star Market was applying for a liquor license,  
  • Those residents and business owners filled a room at Newton City Hall Tuesday during the liquor license hearing for Star Market. In the end, .
  • In sports news, the Championships, with the Newton North girls taking home the division title for a second year in a row. Meanwhile, the brackets for this year's basketball tournament were announced and . 
  • Some interesting items in this week's police log included and a man who was arrested on six warrants. 
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  • Tuesday marked the one year anniversary of in Newton Corner. Newton Patch , and how she is doing one year after losing her home and her friend to the fire. 
  • On Thursday afternoon, a truck took down some wires on Route 9 near the Wellesley line, .
  • News broke this week that , leaving just 14 stores in the Chestnut Hill property.
  • A few pieces of news out of Jamaica Plain this week: . Also, , a special beer brewed for the Boston Marathon.
  • News broke Friday night that since late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning. Franco Garcia, 21, was last seen at Mary Ann's Bar in Cleveland Circle, Brighton.
  • On Sunday, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. They have also posted flyers throughout the area in hopes of finding Garcia. 
  • A fire broke out at the Newton Community Farm stand around 3 a.m. Saturday, Local police and fire departments are investigating the incident and the possibility of arson.  
  • Both Newton and Waltham Police . 


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