Week in Review: Hubway is Coming, Bottle Bill and Three Strikes Law Up, Graffiti and Robbery Arrests
Police arrest two for armed robbery, two for graffiti. Bottle bill dies, Three Strikes bill approved. Patch interviews a Cub Scout leader who left to protest their sexual orientation policy.
- in Monday's Police Log, a pedestrian thrown after a crash on Independence, and a Rube Goldberg-esque fire. It's not too late to catch up on your Summer Reading Lists for Kids Ages 6-9. We met a Junior Golfer from Brookline Battle for Golfweek Junior Invitatonal Title. An announcement from the Brookline Rotary Club Seeks an International Exchange-Student Host Family.
- Tuesday, the State House Rejected Governor's 'Three-Strikes' Amendment. We told you how to Get your Brookline Patch fix on Facebook. The big news for graffiti fighters, one major Graffiti Artist was Bagged for Tags in Brookline. At the first Republican debate, Fourth District GOP Candidates Talked Taxes, Health Care and Gun Control. The MBTA reported its Highest Fiscal-Year Ridership in History. In addition to the graffiti arrest, the Brookline Arrest Log for July 23 - 29 featured an OUI and an attempted breaking-and-entering.
- An official statement about Hubway Expanding to Brookline In the Coming Week came out Wednesday. MBTA Scientists were Testing Odorless Gasses and Particles on the Green and Orange Lines This Week. The Bottle Bill Died in Conference Committee. A New Hurricane App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Smart Phones. There was an Email Address Change for Town Employees In Brookline Police Log, a woman said she was awoken by someone holding her down, threatening her with a frying pan.
- Thursday started with a question: Where Do Drivers Speed Most in Brookline? And an invitation to share Lunch Box Memories. Sentencing Passed in the case of Stanley Levitt, a former Rabbi in Brookline accused of sexually assaulting boys in the '70s: 10 Years Probation. A look at a Donation to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Also, samples from Shiki's Authentic Flavors of Japan.
- Friday, Patch met with a Brookline Boy Scout Leader who Protested the Boy Scouts' Sexual Orientation Stance by leaving. The Left Lane of Storrow Drive Tunnel was Closed on Saturday. The Brookline Parents issued a warning to Stop! In the Name of Science! From the Police, a Cell Phone Heist Lands Two in Cuffs. A BU Graduate and Brookline Resident was struck by an MBTA Bus in Allston.