Week in Review: Memorial Day, Town Meeting Ends, Bertucci's Closes
A week in review following the end of Town Meeting--a vote to leave Norfolk County and up the tobacco sales age, the closing of Bertucci's, and Memorial Day.
- Monday, Memorial Day, featured a program of services remembering those who gave their lives for the country. Best Of Patch Readers' Choice Brookline 2012 is going on Summer Vacation.
- The final night of Brookline Town Meeting was Tuesday, and we began the day looking at decisions from the past session: Town Meeting Voted for Cost of Living Adjustment Inceases, and Apologized for Brookline's Slave-Owning Past. There was a Strong possibility of Thunderstorms. Brookline Police Log included an arrest for package thefts from a building, and Brookline Arrest Log had a "discussion" with a roommate and an axe.
- Brookline Votes to Leave Norfolk County, we reported Wednesday. High Schoolers and Town Meeting also voted to increase the smoking age and clear the air with clean air standards. Following an increase in bat calls to the police, we threw out some Tips for Handling Bats in Your Homes. Boston Appeals Court deemed the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
- Thursday, we suggested a few weekend things: Brookstock, Britain and Basses. We met our two bloggers vying for Governor's Council: Charlie Shapiro and Tom Sheff, as well as a new blog from the League of Women Voters, Announcing the Brookline Votes 2012 Campaign.