Nearby News: Styrofoam Banned in Brookline, Sexual Assault in Beacon Hill

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Report: James Marzilli Facing New Accusations
James Marzilli, the former state senator from Arlington who pleaded guilty last year to lewdly harassing four women on the streets of Lowell in 2008, is facing new accusations, but he will not be charged, according to a Fox 25 News report this evening. — Arlington Patch

Beacon Hill

Police Seek Public Help in Beacon Hill Sexual Assault Case
Boston police are asking the public for their help in a home break-in and sexual assault on Beacon Hill. Officers posted the image of a suspect on BPDnews.com and asked anyone who recognizes the man to come forward. — Roberto Scalese


Banned in Brookline: Polystyrene Food and Beverage Containers
The use of Polystyrene, more commonly known as Styrofoam, will be prohibited for take-out or to go in Brookline — Nate Homan


Charlestown's Generosity Evident in Response to Johnnie's Closure
With Johnnies closing in less than a week, Charlestown will be without a supermarket until the construction of Whole Foods is completed. In such little notice, the Townie Association quickly responded to the issue by starting a petition for shuttle services. As president of the Townie Association, I would like to thank all those who signed our petition and for your support. — Sean Boyle

South End

Man Freed From Prison Arrested Again on Drug Dealing Charges in South End
A Dorchester man who recently won an early release from a three-year prison sentence due to the scandal at the state drug lab found himself back in court Tuesday after he was arrested once again on a new drug distribution case in the South End, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. — Sara Jacobi


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