Nearby News: Fire in Arlington, Whole Foods Coming to South End
Also, some pornography news out of Charlestown and Malden.
Charlestown Homeowner Charged with Child Porn Possession
A man with homes in Charlestown and West Harwich was arrested July 20 by federal authorities for possession of child pornography. Thomas J. Richardson, 67, was charged in a sealed indictment with possessing materials containing visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. Richardson, also known as “GreatG,” is alleged to have possessed the child pornography between July and November 2008. — From FBI announcement
Fire Rips Through Roof of East Arlington Home
The top floor of an East Arlington home, possibly an attic, caught fire early Thursday morning, according to reports. Flames were visible through the residence’s roof shortly after 1 a.m., according to a nearby resident, Demetri Sotiropoulos, @Demetri_SSJ3, on Twitter. The fire occurred at 81 Fairmont St., which is near the intersection of Herbert Road and Fairmont. There did not appear to be any injuries at the scene. — John Waller
Teacher Suspended for Porn Background Won't Return
Suspended Mystic Valley Regional Charter School teacher Kevin Hogan will not return as the head of the school's English department this year, after a Fox 25 news report last year revealed he had performed in same-sex pornographic videos just a year before starting at the school. — Chris Caesar
The Met Back Bay to Appear on Food Network's 'Chef Wanted'
Food Network is no stranger to the Back Bay. The latest Boston appearance on Food Network was July 26 when Met Back Bay was featured on the new show "Chef Wanted" with Anne Burrell. — Melanie Graham
Whole Foods to Open South End Store
The South End is finally getting its own full-sized grocery store. The largest Whole Foods store in Boston will be built on Harrison Avenue in the South End, with a projected opening date of sometime in 2014, according to the Boston Business Journal. The 50,000 square foot organic supermarket will be the largest retailer of a $200 million mixed use residential and commercial development project known as "Ink Block," the site of the former Boston Herald building. — Sara Jacobi