Saturday, July 2, 2011
A look back at this week's top news in Malden.
No need to worry if you haven't been able to keep up with all the local news this week. In this weekly feature, Malden Patch recaps the most top news for you in a quick, convenient package. Below are excerpts from the news in Malden this week. Boston Police arrested a man in connection to the 2004 murder of Malden resident Julaine Jules. Boston’s Cold Case squad worked with Boston homicide detectives, Malden and state police in the investigation, according to a statement released by Boston Police on Wednesday night. Police arrested Sahbazz Augustine, 32, of Dorchester in connection to the case. Read the full story here. Charles Toomajian appeared briefly in Middlesex Superior Court Tuesday as attorneys in his conspiracy case met for a pre…
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The pre-trial session was set to schedule further dates in the slow-moving case.
Charles Toomajian appeared briefly in Middlesex Superior Court Tuesday as attorneys in his conspiracy case met for a pre-trial conference. Toomajian next appears in court on September 22 for another pre-trial conference. Toomajian faces a host of charges, including conspiracy, larceny, and acting as an accessory after the fact to larceny. According to prosecutors, Toomajian laundered $1.8 million to help an accomplice, Charles Davis, pay off gambling debts. Toomajian’s attorney, Thomas Drechsler, has emphatically denied the charges.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Five Things for June 28.
Today is Tuesday, June 28. Here are five things you need to know: Warm and humid today: Expect a high temperature of about 80 degrees with a slight chance of showers later in the day, according to the National Weather Service. Linden Library on the chopping block? With budgets tight and the unfortunate passing of long-time Linden Librarian Marty Van Riddle, the east side library branch is in jeopardy of closing. At last night’s Finance Committee meeting, Ward Eight City Councilor Judi Bucci asked Mayor Richard Howard to consider leaving the branch open, but he demurred, saying the decision is the Library Board of Trustees to make. Howard also said the Oliver Street facility is a perfect candidate for redevelopment into residential use. …