In what is possibly the least surprising store-closing news of the year, the Dedham Sears is shutting its doors forever as the chain continues to shrink into nothingness.
Festive Daisy Razor spotted two of these Latin signs on Sprague Street in Dedham today, wonders why somebody would bother posting signs advising that "crows don't pluck out each other's eyes." You might remember the same basic signs, which are equivalent to our saying about "honor among thieves," showed up in Forest Hills last year.
Mikhaela Houston alerts us that a Chick-fil-A is under construction on Providence Highway, near the Ocean State Job Lot - and the West Roxbury line, which would mark the chain's closest approach to Boston since it was banned here (by Northeastern and then by the city) for being owned by homophobes. Read more.
WCVB reports authorities are investigating the discovery of bones, a Marist University hoodie and a bracelet with a "Peace" pendant in woods near the Brookdale Cemetery, off High Street and Washington Street, along the Mother Brook.
The Dedham Staples has all your essential slime supplies. But kids, make sure to wear gloves, unless you want to get third-degree burns and wind up on Channel 5.
Two people were taken to the hospital this afternoon after the a woman apparently hit the gas instead of the brake pedal at the Star Market on Providence Highway and plowed right through the front entrance, WHDH reports.
UPDATE, 12:35 p.m.: 60-minute wait to check out at the Chestnut Hill Star Market.
Also, getting word from Jenny M. that while the Brighton Whole Foods has plenty of milk and bread, they are OUT OF BANANAS! Read more.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
Wicked Local Dedham reports Dedham selectmen this week agreed to give Hooters a license so it can open the town's first breastaurant, on Providence Highway, where Bugaboo Creek and Summer Shack used to be.
Wicked Local reports selectmen didn't want to support the license, but felt they have little choice after the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission approved the chain's request for a license transfer.
Normally, the lines outside the Walmart in Walpole and the Best Buy in Dedham for the Black Friday sales start Thursday morning and stretch way, way back around the sides of the building.
Tonight, though, most of the twisty lanes Walmart created with barriers to slow the hordes went empty. Read more.
The state is shutting the Great Ditch Bridge - that nasty little piece of work on the Dedham side of the Great Plain Avenue exit - at 8 tonight for work to get the bridge ready for its replacement by a span on which you won't have to worry anymore you'll get into a crash that will send you into the water. Read more.
Residents living near an Amazon warehouse on the Dedham/Readville line tonigh recited a litany of complaints that go back months: Van drivers who drive like maniacs, hog local gas stations in the morning and flip off other motorists. Read more.
Amazon has agreed to send representatives to a Manor Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday to talk about the distribution center it now runs on Sprague Street on the Dedham/Readville line. Read more.
A Boston couple has sued Costco and the maker of Kirkland detergent pods for a 2013 incident with a detergent pod that they say left their young daughter with injuries for which she still needs treatment. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Isabella's will become an Italian place called Cafe Tremezzo.
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