Week in Review: Brookline Approves Food Trucks, Loses Mike Wallace and Franco Garcia
Brookline's week in review for April 9 through 13.
- The softer side of the Brookline-native and interviewer Mike Wallace came out on Monday. Part of Route 9 was shut down after an accident near Newton's Parker Street. We also started our Sports Equipment in Brookline poll. The Brookline Police Log featured three people arrested for suspicious activities at some Beacon Street banks.
- Tuesday, we met the Brookline Runners are in the Boston Marathon, which starts tomorrow. The MBTA's 2013 budget is balanced, but questions remain about Fiscal 2014. There was a preview of the Wednesday public meeting on Hammond Pond access. As well as a Brookline Arrest Log complete with an arrest for assaulting a police officer.
- The results of the Selectmen's meeting came out Wednesday, where they approved the first Five Food Truck licenses, they could be coming to town as early as this week. Ed Coppinger and other local legislators spoke about raising high school dropout age at a joint committee on education. A few Brookline figures were locked up (for a good cause) at the Fireplace. Brookline Police Log included two Natick folk arrested for shoplifting at TJ Maxx. The news of a body found in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, which an autopsy would later confirm was the missing Boston College student, hit Brookline, and many friends of Franco Garcia, who reacted to the news on Twitter and social networks.
- Thursday, we also met a Brookline Doctor racing for a kidney disease research. We suggested taking weekend Trip Around the Carousel in our Get Out column. The DCR presented their final design plans for Hammond Pond enhancements. Our restaurant review shares Tamarind Bay Coastal Indian Kitchen's rich flavors from the sea. The DA officially confirmed that the Chestnut Hill Reservoir body was missing BC Student Franco Garcia.
- Friday, The Brookline parents found that It Was, In Fact, Just About Enough for Us. We posted a photo timeline of The Search for Franco Garcia. We also posted a few tips for getting around when you can't drive in Brookline during the Boston Marathon. The Winner of Best Sports Equipment in Brookline went to Marathon Sports, and we asked for helping pick the Best Of Brookline's Package Stores.