Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Landing's newest restaurant, Passport, will open Thursday at 5 p.m.
The much anticipating grand opening for Passport in the Landing is tonight, April 25, at 5 p.m. The new restaurant that is replaced the Blue Pointe Bistro held dry runs on Friday and Saturday and family and friends events on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Passport will be the second restaurant for Neil Kiley, the owner of the Fat Cat in Quincy. The new 55-seat endeavor just over the Braintree line in Weymouth will add an international twist to the Fat Cat’s comfort food concept. Passport had several possible opening dates going back to October. Mid-February was also a date that passed. The wait for patrons is now over. Have you been to Passport or are you going? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, March 8, 2013
The snowstorm that is expected to hit Braintree the next few days already made for a slippery commute on Thursday evening.
While traffic still made its way through the Landing during Thursday evening's commute, snow fell on top of the rain and sleet that came down much of the day yesterday. According to the National Weather Service, Braintree received about two inches of snow during the day Thursday and another two to four inches overnight into Friday. The storm is expected to bring coast flooding and wind gusts and will continue into Friday night. Stay Patched in! Follow Braintree Patch on Twitter | Like Braintree Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a blog and share your views.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The 21-year-old employee said the driver stepped on the gas instead of the brake, accelerating over a guard beam and into the building.
Dunkin Donuts employee Krysten Hardy is just lucky no one was injured when a black Chevy Malibu drove through the side window of the building on 77 Washington Street, just over from the Braintree line in Weymouth Landing. Hardy said she was brewing up coffee and training another employee who was working her first day on the job when a car driven by an elderly woman smashed through the building just after 1 p.m. The 21-year-old employee said the driver stepped on the gas instead of the brake, accelerating over a guard beam and into the building. The Jaws of Life was needed to extract the woman's husband, who was sitting in passenger seat, Hardy said. She said the couple was very apologetic and walked away from the accident without injuries…
Monday, June 11, 2012
The Gold Star train will travel around Massachusetts on regular service for the next year or so, honoring deceased soldiers.
Since it was dedicated in time for Memorial Day on April 23, 2012, the Gold Star Commuter Rail coach has been making appearances across the region, from Providence, RI to Worcester and Plymouth. On Friday, the train made it to the commuter rail station on the Braintree/Weymouth line and was visited by mayors Joseph Sullivan and Susan Kay, veterans and other local officials. Andrew Farrar, whose son Andrew Farrar Jr. of Weymouth was killed in Iraq seven years ago on his 31st birthday, also visited the Gold Star train on Friday. One of the train's cars is shrink-wrapped with gold stars honoring 136 Massachusetts residents who have lost their lives serving in the military in Afghanistan or Iraq. Inside, there is an additional memorial plaque…