Monday, April 22, 2013
Are you happy to see a Stop & Shop move into this location, or would you have preferred to see a different supermarket? Let us know by posting a comment below.
In January, we reported that Stop & Shop had acquired the lease to the former Johnnie’s Foodmaster site in West Somerville, just across the Arlington town line. At that time, the supermarket chain wasn’t disclosing its plans for the property, but now it appears a Stop & Shop is, in fact, moving in. Construction recently began on the building’s façade, at 105 Alewife Brook Parkway, and signs reading, “Coming Soon! Stop & Shop Supermarket,” popped up in the parking lot as well. The Stop & Shop will only be about 2.5 miles from the Arlington Stop & Shop at 905 Mass. Ave. The old Johnnie’s Foodmaster site in Arlington, at 808 Mass. Ave., is set to become a Whole Foods. The local grocery store chain closed all of its 10 locations in November. …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Also in this month's roundup of restaurant news near Arlington: a new Asian restaurant and donut shop, both in Somerville.
We know Arlington residents don't only stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant coming and goings, new businesses and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the past month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the past month. Tony Maws Talks Upcoming Somerville Restaurant, 'Always Dreamed' of Cooking More Rustic Food "Craigie on Main food is one of the themes that I have, and the other theme is the more rustic food that I cook for my family on Monday nights. It's a little more family style, and still great ingredients," Tony Maws, chef of Cambridge's Craigie on Main, said on WBUR's Radio Boston. That's what …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Is Stop & Shop planning to open a store across the street from East Arlington, or does it have other plans for the former West Somerville Johnnie's?
Stop & Shop has acquired the lease to the former Johhnie's Foodmaster site in West Somerville, just across Alewife Brook Parkway from the Arlington town line, but the supermarket company has not announced what it plans to do with the site. "I don't have any news I can share yet," said Suzi Robinson, a spokesperson for Stop & Shop's New England Division. She said she's hoping to announce news about the site sometime during the week of Jan. 28. The Johnnie's at 105 Alewife Brook Parkway in West Somerville closed in November of 2012, along with the company's nine other locations in Eastern Massachusetts, including the one at 808 Mass. Ave. in Arlington. Six of those 10 stores, including the one in Arlington, were transferred to Whole Foods. …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Alice M. Sampson, of Somerville, formerly of Arlington, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.
Tuesday, January 15
Alice M. Sampson, of Somerville, formerly of Arlington, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Daughter of the late Ramy and Lena Sampson. Loving sister of Alfred Sampson of Westford and Helen Delorme of Quebec. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at the Jeanne Jugan Residence, 186 Highland Ave., Somerville on Wednesday from 9:30-11 a.m. with a funeral mass at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Burial in Cambridge Cemetery. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence, visit www.keefefuneralhome.com.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The teen was arrested after allegedly being a passenger in a stolen car.
After three teenagers, including one from Arlington, bailed from a stolen car in East Somerville—in front of a police cruiser—the car rolled into a pay phone, ripping it off the wall, according to a Somerville police report. Police ultimately arrested the three teens allegedly involved and charged them receiving a stolen motor vehicle. The incident happened Friday at about 1:05 p.m. at the intersection of Pearl and Cross streets, according to the report. An officer on patrol saw a blue Honda coupe that had been reported stolen out of Everett turn violently, its tires screeching, from Cross Street onto Pearl Street, the report says. The three teenagers got out of the car and took off running, according to the report. The officer got out of …