Remembering the Sweet Tomatoes tragedy

Newton City Councilor Ted Hess-Mahan posted this on his list serve today…

“I neglected to send out an email reminder yesterday that it was a year ago March 1 that the awful car crash occurred at Sweet Tomatoes in West Newton. We were able to get the city to install crash resistant bollard at the intersection of Chestnut and Washington, but the store has been board up for a year now. Today, as I walked past the store, I saw that someone has placed flowers and a sign that says

Statement from owner of Sweet Tomatoes

Mayor Setti Warren read this statement from Hedy Jarras, the propiertor of Sweet Tomatoes, at this evening’s vigil in West Newton “We are so devastated by the tragic event that took the lives of two of our patrons, Eleanor Miele and Gregory Morin. We would...

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