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Comella's in East Arlington Closes Today

A location of a local group of Italian dining spots and caterers is getting ready to shut down for good. According to a source, Comella’s in East Arlington is closing at the end of business hours today, with a call to another location confirming this news. The Mass.

Ave. eatery first opened in early 2011, offering such items as ravioli, lasagna, gnocchi, chicken alfredo, shrimp scampi, and “family messes,” or mystery dishes. Other locations of Comella’s remain open, including outlets in Belmont, Chestnut Hill, Concord, Marblehead, Melrose, Natick, Needham, Wellesley, West Newton, West Roxbury, and Westwood. (New shops in Bedford and Hingham are also going to be opening soon.) The address for this Italian food spot in East Arlington is: Comella’s Homemade Italian Foods, 202 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, 02474.

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UK : Queen Elizabeth II enjoys her annual tea meeting with local WI …

The Queen attended her local WI meeting on Thursday afternoon London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) Queen Elizabeth II has stepped out for tea and ginger bread with the ladies of the Women s Institute near her Sandringham home. The 89-year-old Sovereign made her annual visit to the group in West Newton, Norfolk, where she joined around 30 members to hear guest speaker, television presenter Sian Williams, and enjoy delicious homemade cake. She is president of the branch and has been a member since 1953, when she was pictured laughing with local women over afternoon tea at the village hall just over half a mile from her country home.

The Sandringham and West Newton group s chairman Yvonne Brown, who has been a member for 25 years, has said the monarch becomes one of us at the gatherings and enjoys chatting over a cup of Yorkshire Blend tea. She said last year: We use the same china as usual that we ve got in the cupboard. The only extra thing we do is that we usually have tea and biscuits, but when the Queen comes we have nice cakes and tablecloths and flowers.

We don t have fancy tea, it s just any old tea bag that we have in the cupboard but we always make sure she has ginger bread with it because we think that is her favourite. The Monarch has been a member of the branch since 1953 She just becomes one of us and I think she really enjoys it. The Women s Institute celebrated its 100th anniversary last year and the Queen prompted laughter from daughter Princess Anne and daughter-in-law the Countess of Wessex as she struggled to cut a celebratory cake at its AGM in London in June.

Addressing the meeting, she praised the organisation for gathering women together, encouraging them to acquire new skills and nurturing unique talents. The Queen celebrated the 100th anniversary of the WI in June She said it can make a real difference to the lives of women of all ages and cultural backgrounds, in a spirit of friendship, cooperation and support. Anne, Sophie and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are all members, but although she has expressed an interest, the Duchess of Cambridge is not yet thought to have signed up.

But Kate did reply to a letter from her local branch at Anmer last year, expressing an interest in the group. If she does join, she will be following a royal tradition started by Queen Mary when she asked for a group to be formed at the end of World War One. Made famous by the hit movie Calendar Girls, the WI was created in 1915 to encourage women to grow and preserve food.

It has since become an important social platform to allow women to make friends and share traditional crafts and other hobbies.

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