Week in Review: A Downtown Family Sewing and Knitting Shop to Close After 75 Years
A look back at Beacon Hill Patch's top stories from Feb. 24 to March 2.
Check out our most-read stories of the week below (just click the link to see the full story):
Five Things: A Downtown Store Closes After 75 Years in Business: After 75 years in business, sewing and knitting store Windsor Button Shop, at 35 Temple Place, has lost their lease and is closing.
Police: Otis Street Residence Broken Into: Police received a report from Otis Street residents that their home had been broken into during the daytime and a laptop computer, cufflinks and other jewelry was stolen.
Patrick Budget Eliminates 44 Tax Deductions: The budget would end such deductions such as the capital gains from the sale of a person's primary home, college tuition, and contributions to a health savings account
Parks Department OKs Off-Leash Dog Areas on Boston Common: The plan, put forth by the the Friends of the Public Garden and Common Canine, calls for the unfenced off-leash areas to be rotated, with dog owners and the Friends to reseed each area after rotation.
Feds Order Fung Wah Off the Road: One of the pioneers of fast, cheap bus service between Boston and New York City has been ordered off the roads because of structural problems with the buses.
Boston Electronics Recycling Day Will Be March 23: Computers, monitors, TVs, printers, cell phones, and microwaves, among other household electronic items, will be accepted.
Massachusetts Would See More Than $91.6 Million in Cuts Under Sequester: White House: Do you wonder what the 'sequester' will mean for Massachusetts? A White House report gives examples of where federal aid would be cut.
Beacon Hill Beautification Projects Get $17,750 From the City: The money will go toward enhancing the tree pits along Charles Street and the flower bed at the Phillips Street Play Area.