Townie Town Hall

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Not every item of note can make it into Boston’s big dailies. We scoured the local papers to keep you up-to-date.

cookies.jpgAnother week, another fight over baked goods: A manager at Bon Appetit was assaulted by an employee who refused to platter cookies because it “wasn’t his job.” Even if it’s not in the job description, one should go above and beyond the call of duty for delicious cookies. [Cambridge Chronicle]

Superfreaky: Newton Police are looking for a man in his 30s who was naked and wearing a gas mask and trying to break into Centre Street apartments. Sounds like a first date gone wrong to us. [Newton TAB]

How do you like them apples? Cambridge City Counselor Marjorie Decker wants to rename two intersections after Cambridge’s favorite celebrity sons Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. This could be favoritism at work, since Affleck donated $500 to Decker’s 2005 campaign. [Cambridge Chronicle]

It kind of loses its aura if you wait a day: Due to yesterday’s torrential rain, Somerville’s 9/11 memorial will be held tonight at 7 p.m. [Somerville Journal]

You can’t stand under his umbrella-ella-ella: Cambridge City Council candidate Gregg Moree was arrested for breaking into his ex-wife’s house and beating her with an umbrella. That’s probably going to hurt his election bid. [Cambridge Chronicle]


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