Middlesex County Assistant District Attorney Terence Kiernan was honored by local and state officials for his service as a Marine in Afghanistan, where he just returned from after serving since 2011.
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“We plan on having a grand opening after we start classes, with many of our training partners that are UFC fighters and BJJ World and Pan Am champions,” Ryan said in an email.
And this week we launched a new feature, called Business Spotlight feature, where we highlight Arlington's hard-working businesses community. Find out a bit about Coyote Impressions, the directory listing recently claimed by owners Robin and Carol Pollack.
The proposed MBTA fare hikes fall disproportionally on the elderly, disabled, student and low income population, many people said at a packed-to-capacity public hearing Monday night.
Following an Occupy Boston rally at Copley Square hundreds of people - many of them college students - flowed into the Boston Public Library. They filled the 342-seat auditorium and 110-seat overflow room by 6:05 p.m.
"Some people got here at 4:30," a library worker said.
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