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Obituary: Anahid Yacoubian

YACOUBIAN, Anahid Beloved aunt, sister-in-law and companion passed away aftera brief illness on July 18, 2014. She is survived by Marie Yacoubian, sister-in-law (Chicago); Norayr, Annie, Nareg and Sevag Yacoubian, nephew (Chicago); Hratch, Sylvia, Nathalie and Robert Yacoubian, nephew (Chicago) Shahe, Erika, Nina and Gina Yacoubian nephew(Chicago);Nazig, Diran and Taline Karamanoukian, niece (France); Sossi, Nerces and Sirvart Yerissian, niece (UK); Maria, Antranik, Salpi and Haig Shehirian, niece (Syria); Silva and Lea Harms, niece (Germany); and her lifelong friend and companion Edward Zides, Revere. A memorial service will be held on September 20, 2014 at 5 p.m. at the Armenian Memorial Church, 32 Bigelow Ave., Watertown, MA. For more information visit www.giragosianfuneralhome.com
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Obituary: Edward A. Herbert

HERBERT, Edward A. Jr. 95, of Arlington, on July 20, 2014, husband of the late Angeline (Farone) Herbert for 46 years. Son of the late Edward A. Herbert and Grace (Curtin) Herbert. World War II veteran, 1941-1945. Ed worked 36 years as a hardware wholesaler for Decatur & Hopkins Co., and upon retirement in 1991 he "volunteered" at the Arlington Coal and Lumber Company for many years. No calling hours. Private interment of his ashes with those of his beloved wife at St. Peter's Cemetery in Saratoga Springs, New York. Memorial donations may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute Endowment Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. DeVito Funeral HomesArlington Watertown
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Unlicensed Workers, Illegal Living Conditions at Arlington Massage Parlors

Police and health officials have found "troubling violations" at three Arlington massage and bodyworks businesses including unlicensed workers, false advertising, and one customer pronounced dead after being found unresponsive in a massage room.
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Obituary: George K. Dicicco

DiCicco, George K. Of Arlington July 22nd, formerly of Somerville. Devoted husband of the late Dorothy M. (Allen) DiCicco. Loving son of the late Massimino and Adelina (Taglieri) DiCicco. Beloved brother of the late Amelia Mizzoni, Mary Strain, G. Bruno, Sylvia and Theobaldo DiCicco all formerly of Somerville. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, other loving relatives and friends. Funeral from the Rogers & Hutchins Funeral Home, 292 Mass. Ave., Arlington on Friday, July 25th, at 9:00 am. Funeral mass at St. Agnes Church, Medford St., Arlington at 10:00 am. Visiting hours Thursday 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Donations in George's memory may be made to CompassionateCare Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3400, Woburn, MA 01821 C/O Casey ...
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Obituary: John D. Hayes

Hayes, John D. Jr., Of Arlington and Hull, July 22. Beloved husband of Jeaneen (O'Toole) Hayes. Son of the late John D., Sr., and Eileen Hayes. Brother of James F. Hayes and wife Marie of Westford, Paul J. Hayes and wife Vicki Blanchard of Oldsmar, FL and Jean Hayes Carpenter and husband Carp of Dedham. Also survived by his nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in The DeVito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Avenue, ARLINGTON Thursday 4:00 to 8:00 pm and to a funeral home service on Friday at 10:30am. Interment to follow Mt. Auburn Cemetery. For directions or to send a condolence visit: devitofuneralhomes.com
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Obituary: Clifford H. Boucher

BOUCHER, Clifford H. Resident of Arlington for over 60 years, formerly of Cambridge and Somerville, July 20, 2014. Beloved husband of 72 years to Loretta "Rita" Boucher (Gormley) of Arlington. Loving father of Harold Boucher and his wife Linda of Arlington, Edward Boucher and his wife Elizabeth of Wilmington, Carol Ann Donovan and her late husband James of Arlington, Mary Lou Boucher of Arlington, and the late Clifford Boucher, Jr. Dear Father in law of Linda Boucher (Dyer). Cherished grandfather Lisa, Shawn, Michelle, Jennifer, Shana, Briana, Leiha, James, and Amy, and great grandfather of four. Predeceased by fifteen brothers and sisters. Late WWII Navy Veteran, Chief Carpenters Mate. Proud member of the Arlington VFW, Knights of Columbus, French Club, and ...
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Somerville Skillshare offers free classes by local artists this Sunday

Somerville Skillshare invites the community to partake in a day of free classes led by area artists and entrepreneurs for their inaugural “skill sharing” event. The organization, run by a team of volunteers, seeks to connect talented residents across the city by providing a platform for free collaboration and education.
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Lexington school superintendent is retiring in 2015

Lexington school Superintendent Paul Ash announced at Tuesday's School Committee meeting that he will retire on June 30, 2015.Ash, who has served as superintendent for nearly nine years, said in a prepared statement that he is stepping down from his role to take a new position at a large national educational consulting company. He said he announced his retirement now to ensure that the School Committee has time to find a new candidate for superintendent.
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Brooklyn Boulders Somerville hosting tryouts for youth climbing team

Brooklyn Boulders Somerville will be holding tryouts for the SomerVillains, their inaugural youth climbing team, this Saturday. The rock-climbing team invites any level of climber ages 8 to 18 to come show what they’ve got on the rocks.
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Man dies after being jailed for alleged assault in Arlington

A Medford man jailed after he was charged with indecently assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Arlington this month died this morning after being sent to the hospital for emergency care.
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Jasper White's Summer Shack revamps old Cambridge digs, but it's still a shack

It’s still a shack, but celebrity chef Jasper White says his flagship Summer Shack restaurant in Cambridge is a bit more refined after its first major renovation in 14 years.
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Arlington's Ed Burns passes away at 93

By Bob Holmes, Globe Staff Hockey lost one of its heroes Sunday with the news that longtime Arlington coach Ed Burns died. He was 93. “It’s a sad in Arlington for sure,” said current Spy Ponders coach John Messuri, who...
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Dance extravaganza coming to Copley Square, dancers needed

Celebrity Series of Boston, the same group that brought the city Street Pianos, is looking for over 150 dancers to participate in a unique dance extravaganza. The enthusiastic, contemporary line dance will descend on Copley Square this May. Information meetings will be held February 2 to February 4.
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Schools closed, parking ban in effect in Arlington

Nor'easter forecast closes public schools, spurs parking ban (via Your Arlington) A forecast of a Nor'easter with up to 14 inches of snow for the Boston region has led to the closing of the Arlington public schools for two...
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