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Somerville

On 'Greater Somerville:' Martha Coakley talks governor's race

On Tuesday's Election 2014 Special Edition of "Greater Somerville," Attorney General and candidate for Governor Martha Coakley chats with host Joe Lynch about her candidacy, Massachusetts, and the issues for the general election in November.

Downtown

Faneuil Hall Marketplace opens Boston Marathon exhibit

Tucked away inside the North Market Place at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, a new exhibit opened this week celebrates Boston’s greatest race: the Boston Marathon.

Andover

Balmoral and Marland dam removal projects gain traction

There are plans to take down both the Balmoral and Marland Place Dam, also known as Steven’s Street Dam, within the next two years. The Andover Conservation Commission still does not have the approval to take down the Ballardvale Dam, which is located upstream from the other two dams.

Somerville

This week's 'Greater Somerville:' exploring the east

Join "Greater Somerville" host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with Renee Polcaro, president of the board of directors for East Somerville Main Streets.

Downtown

Panera Cares Community Café feeds all with donation-based model

The Government Center Panera Cares Community Café opened in January of 2013 and allows people to volunteer time and being repaid with food.

Brookline

Brookline’s winter Indoor Play Program ‘safe and free’

The Brookline Recreation Department’s Indoor Play Program at Soule Early Childhood Center, 652 Hammond St., was created by the Brookline Recreation Department for children ages 6 months to 3 years. The Soule gym offers a safe, warm and dry alternative to outdoor playgrounds for adults to supervise their small children during the colder months of the year.

South End

South End’s Snap Top Market becomes a neighborhood fixture

Nestled among condominiums and office buildings, Snap Top Market at 330 Columbus Ave. has become a familiar feature of the South End and Back Bay since it opened in the fall of 2012.

Somerville

Somerville artist’s portraits on display at City Hall

Jim, along with eight other members of Somerville’s various senior centers, is featured in an exhibition by local artist Nancy Hall Brooks at the Somerville City Hall. The exhibition was funded by the Somerville Arts Council as part of it program, to support artists and their involvement in the community.

Snapshot

Community budget per person, 2012

Take the town budget and divide by the number of residents, and you get this chart. See where your town ranks. Summer communities -- with high warm weather populations but low permanent populations -- dominate the list. Wealthy communities, such as Weston, Lexington, and Cohasset are also ranked high.

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