Newton

By - 11/13/14 - 11:12 am

UPDATE: Kickstarter campaign now live.

The 128 Business Council thinks it has a way to get more city people out to jobs along Rte. 128: Build an online system to match people who've gone as far as they can on the T with a squadron of mostly private shuttle buses that already flit along the highway.

The only problem: To encourage ridership, the... Read more

By - 11/9/14 - 10:35 pm

Lorianne Disabato reports on the black Volga sedan parked in the lot in the middle of Newton Centre today.

By - 10/20/14 - 9:58 pm

Village 14 reports the city's Board of Aldermen voted 21-2 tonight to grant a permit to Garden Remedies for a dispensary at 697 Washington St. in Newtonville.

The concern was already on the state's dispensary approval list, and could be the first one to actually open in the state.

By - 10/17/14 - 4:16 pm

BC will be shooting off fireworks around 8 p.m. for the amusement of alumni.

By - 9/30/14 - 8:00 am

Euro-Pro, a Newton-based company that makes vacuum cleaners, is suing Dyson, Inc. over its claims that its vacuums have "twice the suction" of other vacuums.

Euro-Pro says they don't. In a lawsuit filed in US District Court in Boston yesterday, Euro-Pro explains its dust-up with Dyson:

Euro-Pro has commissioned third-party independent laboratory testing, conducted pursuant to the referenced ASTM F558 standard, which proves that

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By - 9/25/14 - 8:58 am
Newton crash

But the driver of an SUV apparently trying to park at the new Rte. 9 mall with the Wegmans gave them one this morning.

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 - 8/27/14 - 9:02 am

Some sort of wire ish means busing for Riverside riders between Riverside and Newton Highland - and problems for riders further down the line, as Phil R. reported at 7:50 a.m.:

You KNOW the D line is F'D up when you wait 25 mins at Newton Ctr for packed like sardines train & they don't collect fares.

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By - 8/24/14 - 8:59 am
Wanted for Newton robbery

Newton Police report they are looking for a man and woman for an armed holdup at Second Appearance, 801 Washington St., yesterday afternoon.

WBZ reports the two bound one worker up and put duct tape over another's mouth before making off with cash and jewelry.

If they look familiar, contact Newton Police at 617-796-2100.... Read more

By - 8/16/14 - 8:43 pm

To make up for the ones that were called on account of rain on the actual holiday.

By - 8/2/14 - 10:21 pm

Steve Baillargeon asks:

Best place for pizza around Newton Centre?

By - 7/4/14 - 9:33 am
Fallen tree in Newton

Kate Langenberg shows us the damage on her Newton street this morning.

By - 6/21/14 - 12:39 pm
Wegmans suspect
Wegmans suspect

Newton Police report they are drawing a blanc so far in their search for two thieves with a nose for expensive wines at the new Wegmans on Rte. 9:

Approximately $10,000 worth of wine has been taken. Each bottle is valued over $1,000. Two bottles taken on 6/12/14 and 6/13/14 were 2006 Mouton Rothschild.

If they can't catch the man and woman red... Read more

By - 6/6/14 - 8:14 am

The Globe reports on the punishment meted out to a Newton North High School student who scribbled some pro-democracy thoughts in the notebook of a student at the school in China where he spent a semester.

By - 5/27/14 - 10:21 am
Crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Newton

Photo by State Police.

State Police report no serious injuries in a three-car smash-up shortly before 8 a.m. on the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Newton Corner

By - 5/25/14 - 11:32 pm
Giant turkey in Newton Center

Chris Rich spotted this Butterball on a Newton Centre lawn today.

Copyright Chris Rich. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 5/24/14 - 3:11 pm
Clear aisle at the Chetnut Hill Star Market

2 p.m. on a Saturday.

We were out and about on errands today and figured we'd end the trip with a supermarket run for some barbecue fixings. We wound up at the Chestnut Hill Star, and, yeesh, was that place empty.

Now, one might think this was because it's Memorial Day Weekend and simply everybody in Newton and Brookline is already down on the Cape and the only people left... Read more

By - 5/20/14 - 9:37 am
Bus crash in Newton

The Newton Fire Department posted this photo of a school bus that smacked into a house at 549 Dedham St. this morning. No students were on the bus, nobody was home and there were no injuries, the department reports.

By - 5/19/14 - 1:07 pm

WHDH reports, adds authorities are looking at whether she was on her cell phone at the time of the crash, which sent eight people, including her, to the hospital.

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