Dedham

By - 5/12/15 - 7:57 pm
Hail in Quincy

Cat City shows one of the hailstones that fell on Quincy this evening.

Down by Legacy Place in Dedham, it didn't hail or rain, but it sure looked like it was going to: Read more.Read more

By - 5/9/15 - 4:54 pm
Dedham snow pile

There was still plenty of snow today at the Dedham snow dump, a.k.a. the Dedham Alps, on High Street.Read more

By - 4/24/15 - 9:45 am

Legislators from Boston and Dedham are proposing a VFW Master Plan Commission to look at ways to improve the VFW Parkway from Centre Street in West Roxbury to the Dedham line and Providence Highway in Dedham between the Boston line and the Washington Street rotary.

State Sen. Mike Rush (D-West Roxbury) and state Reps. Ed Coppinger (D-West Roxbury) and Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham) want the commission...Read more

By - 4/10/15 - 7:36 am

The Boston Conservation Commission meets next Wednesday to consider plans by M.S. Walker to build a $50-million factory and R&D center at the old Stop & Shop complex on the Readville/Dedham line.

Although the new building will be on the Dedham side of the property, its only street access is through Meadow Road in Readville. The Conservation Commission is involved because the company...Read more

By - 2/14/15 - 12:18 pm
Douchebag pickup at the Dedham Mall

Oh, sure, the owner of this pickup, spotted by Chris Ferry at the Dedham Mall, has an excellent reason for taking up three spaces today. Like he had to rush in to pick up some burritos at Chipotle or burgers at Five Guys before they got cold. We've all been there, right?

Ed. note: As somebody who frequents that particular Five Guys, yes, I...Read more

By - 2/7/15 - 5:20 pm
Empty Radio Shack in Dedham

All that's missing at the soon to close Dedham Radio Shack - besides most of the inventory, that is - is a sign saying even the fixtures are for sale.Read more

By - 1/8/15 - 10:06 pm

Dedham and Boston police are looking for a man who robbed the Dunkin' Donuts at 248 Bussey St. around 9:45 p.m. He's described as white, wearing a red mask and black clothing....Read more

By - 1/5/15 - 9:49 am

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
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.

...Read more
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

...Read more
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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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