Dedham

By - 12/6/14 - 11:23 pm
Wanted for purse snatching in Dedham

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

By - 12/6/14 - 12:54 pm

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.

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By - 12/4/14 - 2:38 pm
Wanted man in Dedham and West Roxbury

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

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By - 11/28/14 - 12:08 am
First in line at the Walpole Walmart

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

By - 9/26/14 - 8:58 pm
Subura with ABIDES plate in Dedham

Spotted this evening outside the Dedham Five Guys and Chipotle.

By - 9/25/14 - 11:02 pm
Fall leaves along the Needham Line train tracks

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.

By - 9/23/14 - 4:05 pm

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

By - 9/20/14 - 7:20 pm

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 Bill’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

By - 9/20/14 - 10:53 am
Lined up in Legacy Place in Dedham for Red Sox tote bags

Lined up outside L.L. Bean.

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.

By - 9/16/14 - 9:58 am

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.

Under a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Andrew Jeremiah, 78,... Read more

By - 8/16/14 - 6:41 pm
Stars and Bars flying in Dedham

Somebody was flying the Stars and Bars Confederate flag today on Washington Street in Dedham, just north of the turn for the Dedham Mall.

By - 8/10/14 - 1:56 pm
Breadfruit

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

By - 8/6/14 - 4:26 pm

The Globe reports the cop is charged with lending his badge and handcuffs to one of three men charged with kidnapping an Avon resident on Jan. 1.

The man to whom Dedham Officer Michael Schoener allegedly lent his equipment, James Feeney of Dedham, already had a long criminal record.... Read more

By - 8/3/14 - 12:44 pm

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

By - 7/20/14 - 7:15 pm
Staples back to school

Photo by Greta Gaffin.

No, no, no, Staples, just knock it off and get rid of that back-to-school stuff.

By - 4/6/14 - 9:17 am

Jef Taylor takes us on a walk through Wilson Mountain, a reservation in Dedham.

By - 1/11/14 - 3:01 pm
Wanted man at Sears

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

By - 1/10/14 - 7:26 pm

The bozo with the hat to whom the FBI insists on giving a cute nickname robbed a bank in Dedham today, the Globe reports.

By - 11/26/13 - 10:09 am

As in: Flames and smoke and stuff, not because they were offering the maxx for the minimum. A couple of Boston firetrucks even made an appearance to help out. Stanley Foreman reports the fire was in a rooftop heating unit above the Dedham Mall store.

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