“It is something that I’ve always wanted to do, and it just felt like the right time. I am 56 years old, and I thought, this would be a really wonderful thing to do as a second chapter in my career,” Kenney explained of her decision. “I’m a freelance writer and editor, and I will continue to do that. But, my love of books…I just love books (and) being able to share that with the community — I absolutely love The Woodlands — and being able to have a place that serves as a community hub is really important to me.” … [Read more...] about New independent bookstore planned for The Woodlands
Nestled in a neighborhood that for years has been rattled by gun violence, McClymonds has suffered its share of problems. Nine out of 10 of its students live in poverty, and its drop-out rate of 5.6 percent is about twice the state average, according to data from the California Department of Education. The school is on its fourth principal in four years — last year it used a co-principal model — and in 2016 concerns were raised over possible lead contamination in its water. … [Read more...] about Oakland high school’s students head to college after overcoming odds
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1203 Walnut St. Newton Highlands. 617-964-1029Aquitaine Chestnut Hill - This is a French bistro that offers classic cuisine, with a Parisian flair. The Valentine's Day chef specials include a roasted lamb loin with warm pomegranate couscous salad, honey roasted carrots and mint chimichurri or an Arrabiata lobster with linguini, taragon whipped ricotta and toasted brioche crumbs. The desert special? Frangelico chocolate torte. … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day 2020: 3 Romantic Restaurants In Newton
A number of Town Meeting members and residents have expressed hope that the nearly 8-acre property, which came on the market last spring, could help ease crowding concerns at Brookline Public Schools or use it for town outdoor swimming pool or Department of Public Works. Although no one seemed to be able to agree on what it could be used for, they did seem to agree it was worth purchasing. Then the select board set up a committee to look into whether it would be feasible to purchase the portion of the property. … [Read more...] about New Details About Next Steps For Newbury College Campus