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Boston's Smoking Ban; Roslindale's Food Fight; More!

BOSTON—Smoke 'em if you got 'em: Boston's about to become the biggest U.S. city to ban smoking in its public housing. "The plan that was formally introduced a year ago will go into effect on Sunday, Sept. 30, banning anyone from smoking inside Boston Housing Authority residential buildings, city officials said." []

ROSLINDALE—Perhaps they see an omen in the Southie Starbucks: "In an ongoing effort to block a Domino's franchise from opening in Roslindale Village, the nonprofit Roslindale Village Main Street organization has developed a petition to ask the city to deny a common victualler license to the owner." []
SOUTH BOSTON—As Adam Gaffin points out, Southie got its Starbucks before JP. [The Hub]