The Amateur Planner fulminates a bit on how the 34E bus between Forest Hills and Walpole has to go on a lengthy expedition through the driving morass that is the Dedham Mall; wonders why it doesn't just drop off/pick up passengers on Washington Street at the mall entrance:
The loop-the-loop to access the mall unnecessarily lengthens the route, costs the T money, costs passengers... Read more
Dedham Police report a guy already wanted for snatching purses from careless senior citizens at supermarkets in Dedham and West Roxbury is now also wanted for grabbing a purse from an unattended shopping cart at the Dedham BJ's on Dec. 2.
Police say the guy - whose picture is a bit clearer this time - used the victim's credit card shortly after at... Read more
WBZ reports a woman crossing Washington Street a couple blocks north of the entrance to the Dedham Mall was fatally hit by a car heading into Dedham - whose driver just kept on going - around 10:45 p.m. on Friday.
Dedham Police report they are looking for:
A 2000-2006 Ford Escape - passenger side headlight and side mirror damage.... Read more
Dedham Police report they're looking for this guy for purse snatchings at the Stop & Shop and Star Market in their town and at the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury, in which he targets senior citizens who leave their purses unattended.
In the most recent incident, Dec. 1 at the Stop & Shop, police say:
Suspect took a pocket book from elderly female that... Read more
This guy was first in line at the Walpole Walmart tonight. He says he got there at 1 p.m. to make sure he could get some video games, a game controller and a TV stand for his mom. What about Thanksgiving dinner? He said his dad cooked dinner early so he could eat with him and still have time to get to the Walmart.
The... Read more
Spotted this evening outside the Dedham Five Guys and Chipotle.
What made these trees turn so much earlier than the rest of them along the Needham Line tracks? Spotted this afternoon from across the Charles in Millennium Park in West Roxbury.
Dedham Police report they are investigating whether solar glare contributed to a crash this morning that left an elderly Dedham woman dying in her church's parking lot.
According to police, Anne McIntyre, 70, was crossing High Street shortly before 7 a.m. to get to mass at St. Mary's Church, 420 High St.. "She was struck by a 2013 Nissan Frontier pickup truck driven by... Read more
We need to stop litter and keep Massachusetts clean by spreading the word about the Yes on Question 2 campaign.
The Bottle Bill is the most effective recycling tool we have. Eighty percent of bottles covered by the Bottle Billâ€™s 5-cent deposit are recycled. Yes on Question 2 would add a bottle deposit to water, sports drinks, tea, juices, and other drinks that were... Read more
When Dana Gitell got to Legacy Place in Dedham around 9:20 this morning, she saw two long lines. Yes, one was outside the Apple store (below). But the other was outside L.L. Bean, where people were lined up for Red Sox "limited edition" tote bags.
Two Cranston, RI men could get up to five years in the pen for a scheme in which an employee of theirs drove around Rhode Island and the Boston area, siphoning used cooking oil from holding tanks behind restaurants and then selling the liquid to a New Hampshire company that processed it into biodiesel.
Somebody was flying the
Stars and Bars Confederate flag today on Washington Street in Dedham, just north of the turn for the Dedham Mall.
Breadfruit! We were so taken by their mere presence in the Dedham Stop & Shop yesterday, we quickly procured one. And never mind we had no idea whatsoever what to do with it. After all, isn't that what the Internet's for?
First, of course, is the obvious: It has nothing to do with bread. And truth be told, it's not much of a fruit, even... Read more
Two former employees of Papa Gino's allege the local chain avoided paying them overtime for work weeks that sometimes spanned 70 hours by classifying them as "managers" even though they weren't managers.
Jean Max Similien of Stoughton and Jay Jenks of Dedham filed what they hope will become a class-action suit last week in US District Court in Boston.
Similien said he worked for the... Read more
No, no, no, Staples, just knock it off and get rid of that back-to-school stuff.
Jef Taylor takes us on a walk through Wilson Mountain, a reservation in Dedham.
It doesn't work, at least not at the Dedham Sears. Two would-be yeggs hid out in the store when it closed on Jan. 5 and then tried to steal some stuff - only to discover that even Sears now has motion detectors, which brought the Dedham PD tout suite:
Suspects fled upon seeing police inside the store.
Also, they were captured by surveillance videos,... Read more