Top Stories: Whole Foods and 40 Warren
Notable stories for the week of Aug. 27-31.
We know it can be easy to fall behind on the news. If you fell behind this week, here are five stories we think you should take a look at.
Whole Foods to replace Johnnie’s Foodmaster: If early-stage talks progress, Charlestown residents may have to say "good-bye" to the Johnnie's Foodmaster next to Thompson Square. The Boston Globe reports that upscale grocery chain Whole Foods is in talks to take over six Foodmaster locations, one each in Arlington, Brookline, Melrose, South Weymouth, Somerville and Charlestown. And Charlestown Patch readers had some pretty strong reactions to the news.
Charles River Skate Park to break ground next year: Construction on a long-awaited Charles River Skatepark near Charlestown's borders is set to begin next year, per agreement of the two agencies charged with building it.
Dorchester man arrested for allegedly attacking police caller: A Dorchester man faces assault and battery charges after he allegedly took out his aggression on a good Samaritan Saturday morning.
Charlestown’s most famous chef to join Chef Boyardee on E! show: Todd English, whose Charlestown Olives location reopened this year after a long stretch of inactivity, will soon return to your television screen—though this time he'll be on basic cable instead of PBS. The Boston Herald reported Tuesday that English will be one of several personalities profiled in an upcoming "docu-series" about New York restauranteurs.