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.

By - 10/25/13 - 5:32 pm

UPDATE: Alex Jones photographed State Police entering a house on South Street in Roslindale to arrest two men inside.

The shooting happened around 4:45 p.m. on the VFW Parkway southbound, just past the Boston line in the jughandle area near where the McDonald's used to be.

Brian Kerins reports the victim drove herself to the Dedham police station. Photo of her car.... Read more

By - 10/1/13 - 9:30 am
Bank robbery suspect

Cambridge Police are looking for an older white guy who held up the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 2172 Mass. Ave. this morning. He showed a small gun.

Dedham Police, meanwhile, report they are looking for an older white guy who held up an Eastern Bank branch on Providence Highway around 12:20 p.m. yesterday. He passed a note that said he had... Read more

By - 8/24/13 - 7:23 pm

Bass statute

In 2012, Dedham sculptor Gints Grinbergs donated this statue, titled Largemouth Bass, to Dedham, which placed it on the banks of the Mother Brook, where Bussey intersects with Curve and Colburn.... Read more

By - 7/29/13 - 9:05 am

Halloween display

At the Dedham Stop & Shop last night.

By - 7/19/13 - 11:30 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today slapped a Dedham company that fired a worker because it didn't want to bear the insurance costs of his wife's brain-tumor treatment.

Marc Flagg sued AliMed under the state's anti-discrimination law, arguing that firing him for taking care of his wife and their daughter amounted to workplace discrimination. A lower-court judge dismissed his claim, but the court's ruling today reinstates... Read more

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/3/13 - 7:04 pm

Matzoh vs. chocolate

At the Dedham Stop & Shop, Passover faces off against Valentine's Day.

By - 11/23/12 - 12:38 am

Xbox guy

This guy was first in line at the Walmart. He reports he got there at 2 a.m. to make sure he got an Xbox and some games. Also some oranges and grapes, he joked. Bathroom breaks? Around the corner, at least until the line extended back... Read more

By - 10/28/12 - 12:22 am

Pas de l'eau

Christopher photographed the scene in the water aisle at the Waltham Shaw's on Saturday night.

At the Dedham Star, a manager went on the PA: "Attention shoppers, get all your power-outage needs at the front of the store." At the front of the store was a... Read more

By - 9/3/12 - 7:01 pm

Beckett for sale

Beckett photos were 50% off today.

By - 8/28/12 - 8:37 pm

Jef Taylor reported around 6:20 p.m.:

Big flying ant emergence happening in Dedham now. These at definitely ant alates, big females with distended abdomens and tiny darker males.

Colleen Dillon checked in not long after from Quincy:

BIG swarm In West Quincy!

You may recall the endless swarms of icky little bugs around the same time last year.... Read more

By - 7/23/12 - 9:09 pm

Stephen Walsh photographed a Dedham police officer checking on a dog rescued from a fire on Fairfield Street in Dedham tonight. After some oxygen, he was doing quite well.

By - 7/7/12 - 7:32 pm


We drove into Dedham Square late this afternoon and saw what looked like a couple of hawks lazily circling overhead. But when we pulled into the parking lot by Rte. 1, it was obvious those were no hawks - they were too big. They decided to perch on a light pole... Read more

By - 6/28/12 - 5:09 pm


Vinyl fans still smarting from the impending closing of Diskovery in Brighton, or people who just want something to do with that old turntable, need to figure out directions to Cheap Thrills Music in Dedham, located in a nondescript storefront on a tiny side street in Dedham, just across the... Read more

By - 6/24/12 - 8:51 am

Shortly before 7 a.m. today, Ben Ostrander tweeted:

Whoa, I just saw a black bear on the side of 95 south in Dedham near Legacy Place!

Sheeps Eating Me followed up around 9:20 a.m.:

I just saw a BLACK BEAR on Rt 109 in Dedham by 128. What???

About 8 minutes later, Nichole Davis tweeted:

Environmental police have been dispatched

... Read more