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Obituary: Warren Bennett

BENNETT, Warren Of Brookline 7/22/2014. Survived by a host of loving relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at the JB Johnson Funeral Home, 196 Warren St., ROXBURY, MA. The viewing will be held at 5pm followed by the funeral ceremony at 6pm. Interment Private. J B Johnson Funeral Home196 Warren St. Roxbury,
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Brookline Wins Frank Pepe's Lottery, Should Prepare for Hungry Hordes

It's been four months since we first got word that heaven - in pizza form - would be coming Boston's way, but today things got real.
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New Haven pizza place moving into Brookline

Easter Boston reports that Pepe's Pizza will replace the Fireplace with a new outlet the first of the year.
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Brookline Wins Frank Pepe's Lottery, Should Prepare for Hungry Hoards

It's been four months since we first got word that heaven - in pizza form - would be coming Boston's way, but today things got real.
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Obituary: Rose R. Carlucci

CARLUCCI, Rose R. 88, died at her beloved generational home which was host to many Tomasi /Carlucci family reunions, on July 23, 2014. She was born on October 23, 1925 in Barre, VT, the daughter of the late James N. Carlucci and Marianna "Anne" (Tomasi) Carlucci Tambini. Formerly of Brookline, MA, Rose was a very strong willed and self-reliant person with an independent spirit. A graduate of Spaulding High School and John Roberts Powers School of Modeling, she owned and operated Carl's Beauty Salon in Boston, MA for many years and was very proud to be, as she put it, "an American of Italian descent". Rose was a caring, selfless, and fun loving person, and was an avid Red Sox ...
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How Is This Not Manslaughter?

How? Katherine Hoover, from New Port Richey, Fla., was visiting a friend in Brooksville, Fla. on Saturday along with her husband. Hoover was recently married and five months pregnant. William DeHayes was showing Hoover his gun collection. While he was showing her his .22 caliber revolver, it accidentally fired and shot Hoover in the head, [...]

Dream Spa Medical Now Open At 1223 Beacon Street

Today, Brookline welcomes the Spa voted #1 Day Spa in Canton, Dream Spa Medical. Former Brookline Resident and Spa Owner Diana Brouillard is opening her award-winning spa at 1223 Beacon Street, where she will service clientele in five treatment rooms. Dr. Joseph Russo serves as owner and medical director for the new spa. Dr. Russo […] The post Dream Spa Medical Now Open At 1223 Beacon Street appeared first on Dream Spa Medical Now Open At 1223 Beacon Street was first posted on July 28, 2014 at 6:48 pm.
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Obituary: Christopher Joseph White

White, Christopher (Christophe) Joseph Christopher Joseph White, 36, was born in Boston on October 20, 1977, and died June 22, 2014, in Macon, Georgia. He was the beloved son of Anne Marie Armant, of France, and Jeffrey Joseph White, of Boston. He is survived by his son Mark Wedge, both parents, sister Valerie Cooke and husband Garreth, and nephews Keane, Ryan, and Max, of Dublin, Ireland. He is also survived by his aunt, Catherine Hamilton of Weymouth; his uncle Frank White, of Seminole, Texas; cousins David Jarvis, of Houston, Texas, and Lauren Bell, of Plymouth; many friends, including Maura Tonguet of Atlanta and her partner, Mike Jones, who supported the family with unfailing kindness. Chris grew up in Brookline, a ...
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Obituary: Julian Brecher

BRECHER, Julian Age 84 years, of Brookline, on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. For 57 years, he was the beloved husband of Natalie (Freeman) Brecher. Loving father of Wayne Brecher & his wife Marsha, Elisheva & Yirmiyahu Aranov, and Michael Brecher. Cherished Saba of Rafi, Yedidya, Dani, Yaakov, Nachum, Temima, Dovie, Racheli, Yaakov & Naomi. Dear brother of Lucy Tencer and the late Sorah Brecher & Miriam Golda Brecher. Services were held at Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard St., Brookline on Thursday, July 24. Shiva will be held at the home of Wayne & Marsha Brecher through Wednesday morning. Remembrances may be made to Bais Yaakov of Boston, 198 Strathmore Rd., Brighton, MA 02135. Julian was a Survivor of the Holocaust. Levine ...
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Booked: Joanna Rakoff

  July 24 at 7PM, Joanna Rakoff—along with Edan Lapucki (author of California: A Novel)—will be reading at the Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street. I spoke by phone with Joanna about her latest book, a memoir about working at a literary agency with a very famous client…J.D. Salinger.
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Return of the Coolidge Corner Sidewalk Sale July 26th & 27th

    The weekend forecast calls for sunny skies and smooth “sale-ing” in Coolidge Corner at the annual sidewalk sale. Sponsored by the Coolidge Corner Merchant's Association, participating shops, restaurants, and services will include Brookline Booksmith, Fire Opal, Hops N Scotch, Eureka! Puzzles, Michael’s Deli, Tiny Hanger, Bank of Canton, and many more. Plan to get there early for blowout deals at Magic Beans, 312 Harvard Street. They’re offering up to 80% off premium baby gear brands like Baby Jogger, Bugaboo, Cybex, and Orbit. Shop the racks at Mint Julep, 1302 Beacon Street, for beautiful dresses, summer skirts and denim priced at just $10 to $80. Need something to carry all your purchases? Bank of Canton, 166 Harvard Street, is offering a ...
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Obituary: Robert Dzintars Menke

Menke, Robert Dzintars Of Newton, NH, died on July 22, 2014 at Merrimack Valley Hospital, age 77. Husband of Baiba (Immurs) Menke, father of Martin J. Menke and his wife Heather of Hampton, NH, grandfather of Andrew R. Menke of Hampton, NH, brother of Juris Menke of Brookline, MA. Late retired employee of Gillette Company and Duracell Company. Calling hours Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 2 to 3:45 at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, NH. Funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. in the funeral home. Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, NH
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Booked: Celeste Ng

July 20, 2014: Come out this Wednesday, July 23 at 7PM to see two great local authors at the Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street: Jennifer De Leon (my interview with Jenn is here), editor of Wise Latinas, and Celeste Ng. Ms. Ng, who lives in Cambridge, is the author of Everything I Never Told You, a haunting, beautiful novel about family ties and the secrets we keep...even (and especially) from those we love the most.  I emailed with Celeste about her new book and her upcoming readings (she's doing two events: one at the Booksmith and another at Newtonville Books on July 29!)
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Obituary: Stuart A. Glenn

GLENN, Stuart A. On Thursday, July 17, 2014, of Brookline. Devoted son of the late Melvin and Elaine (Turin) Glenn. Dear brother of Sheryl Richards and her husband Ted of Florida. Cherished uncle of Stacey Richards and Douglas Glenn Richards. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, 42 Dedham St., Sharon, on Sunday, July 20 at 10:45AM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association, PO Box 55071#15530, Boston, MA 02205-5071. Schlossberg-Solomon Chapel"Family Owned"www.SchlossbergChapel.com781-828-6990

Brookline Company Developing Organ Transplant Diagnostics Gets Exclusive License

A new Brookline company that hopes to develop and sell genetic tests to improve the chance of success of organ transplants is up and running as of today with the announcement that it has obtained a key licence for patent right to its technology. Transplant Genomics says it has an exclusive license to patent rights […] The post Brookline Company Developing Organ Transplant Diagnostics Gets Exclusive License appeared first on Brookline Company Developing Organ Transplant Diagnostics Gets Exclusive License was first posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:38 pm.

Carl Mastandrea Named Brookline Arts Center Director

Carl Mastandrea, a veteran teacher, photographer and arts administrator, has been named executive director of the Brookline Arts Center. Mastandrea was founder and executive director of the award-winning Boston Photo Collaborative, where he developed educational/cultural programs for low-income youth that received honors from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities and […] The post Carl Mastandrea Named Brookline Arts Center Director appeared first on Carl Mastandrea Named Brookline Arts Center Director was first posted on June 28, 2014 at 4:18 pm.
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