Nearby News: Julia Stiles to Film in Charlestown

Also, a dead body in Jamaica Pond, a development proposal in Back Bay and a Medford magic store owner is sentenced to two years in prison.


Julia Stiles and a movie crew will descend on Charlestown this month. Ryan Cook, a movie business professional who worked on the recent Boston-based Mark Wahlberg hit, “Ted,” told the Charlestown Neighborhood Council Sept. 4 that he will bring Stiles and crew to town on Sept. 12, 13, 24, 25 and 26. — Matt Casey


Harry Levy, the owner of Hank Lee's Magic Factory in Medford, was sentenced to two years in prison on Thursday for committing credit card fraud and misleading investigators. , then lying about the charges to investigators. — Jarret Bencks

Back Bay

Developers are looking to build a 33-story hotel and residential tower at the corner of Stuart Street and Trinity Place, where the Boston Common Hotel & Conference Center now sits. — Kimberly Ashton

Jamaica Plain

The many runners and dog walkers who circulate Jamaica Pond each morning had their routines disrupted by the discovery of a woman's body. Police say they received a call at 7:41 for a body in the water. A witness told Patch that he and his friends found the body. "I thought it was a mannequin," said Reuben, of Roslindale, who declined to give his last name. — Chris Helms


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