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Nearby News: Woman Comes Home to Find Strange Man in Closet

Also, an Arlington man loses $53K in an Internet scam, Charlestown continues to discus Rutherford Avenue, and a new restaurant in the South End.

Arlington

An Arlington man came into the police station at about 11:20 a.m. Monday to report that he had lost $53,000 in an Internet scam. In early August, he received an email from a party telling him that he had won $750,000 but to claim his prize he had to send money to numerous locations – in Wisconsin, London and Nigeria. Over the next month, he sent $53,000 to these locations in sums from $3,000-$27,000. — John Waller

Winchester

Fells Road Woman Comes Home to Find Apologetic Intruder in Bedroom Closet
A Fells Road woman returned home at about 1:45 a.m. Friday to find a young man hiding in her bedroom closet. — John Waller

Charlestown

Surface or Underpass? Rutherford Avenue Discussion
Charlestown residents who turned out for one final community meeting on the Rutherford Avenue corridor project Thursday night argued passionately for their sides—revisiting old concerns and raising new questions, too. But whether they were for keeping the underpass at Rutherford and Austin Street or supported bringing the roadway to the surface, nearly everyone seemed ready to move forward, urging city officials to make a decision soon. — Becca Manning

South End

As if the opening of Cinquecento last weekwasn't enough for the foodies of the South End, Estelle's, a new southern-comfort inspired modern eatery, opened for business during the first weekend in December. — Sara Jacobi

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