What Happened This Week: Jan. 14-18

Site of Molasses Disaster showing lumberyard to left near Charleston Bridge

Site of Molasses Disaster showing lumberyard to left near Charleston Bridge. (Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection)

Remembering The Great Boston Molasses Flood Of 1919

Tuesday was the 100-year anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood in Boston. The 1919 flood left 21 people dead and destroyed about a square mile of Boston's North End.

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Shaws Supermarket

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Shaw's And Star Market Set To Close Four Locations

Shaw's and Star Market are preparing to shutter four New England locations, citing what is best for "ongoing success and future growth."

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Marty Walsh mayor boston

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Mayor Walsh’s State Of The City Address

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh shared his plans for the year in his annual State of The City Address from Symphony Hall on Tuesday.

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Food Stamps, Food Groceries

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Massachusetts To Issue February SNAP Benefits Early

The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance has begun issuing February SNAP benefits to the vast majority of households who use the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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