Newton

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.

By - 5/18/14 - 9:02 am
Bus crash in Newton Corner

State Police report the bus crashed through a guardrail and fencing over the westbound turnpike on Washington Street this morning.

There is NO threat of bus falling down onto the Mass Pike as it has been secured by Newton Fire Department.

The westbound onramp to the turnpike is shut as well as the turnpike's right lane due to debris - and the chance... Read more

By - 5/1/14 - 7:56 am
Hammond Street interior, Newton

An early morning fire at 583 Hammond St. went to three alarms before it was knocked down shortly before 6 a.m.

The Newton Fire Department reports investigators are on scene, trying to determine the cause of the fire, which also forced the closing of the road to traffic.... Read more

By - 4/25/14 - 10:48 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that the owners of a German Shepherd have to pay the $8,000 veterinary bill incurred by the owners of the tiny bichon frise their pet ripped up in Newton in 2008.

The large-breed owners argued that state law should have limited their liability to the "replacement cost" of the smaller dog, which they said was far less than... Read more

By - 4/17/14 - 8:49 am

Transit Police report charging Alexander Frank, 21, of Framingham, with committing self service while staring at the woman sitting next to him on an inbound D Line trolley around 9:45 a.m. on April 8.

The woman exited at Longwood; Frank did not get off there.

Police say detectives nabbed Frank yesterday at Riverside station. He's scheduled for arraignment today in Newton District Court on... Read more

By - 4/13/14 - 3:01 pm

Lola Bean asks:

Looking for a great place to get a massage (deep tissue/therapeutic) in Watertown/Newton. My aching dancer's body is overdue.

By - 4/7/14 - 7:19 am
Turkey at Boston College

ODS spotted this turkey trying to get into a BC dorm early this morning, no doubt after a long weekend of eating its wild oats.

By - 3/31/14 - 2:17 pm
Bedford crash scene

End of the line in Bedford. Photo by Billerica PD.

Brian D'Amico reports state and local police doggedly pursued a man who carjacked a woman in Newton, rammed into three cars in West Newton, got shot at by police, carjacked another person in Billerica, carjacked yet another person in Concord, then kept on going until he crashed into a pole and a tree on Springs Road in Bedford. He may have also found time... Read more

By - 3/11/14 - 8:52 pm
Spring back?

Hnasko addresses an open tweet to the Tab:

I followed your advice and I was 2 hours late to work!

By - 2/26/14 - 8:01 am

WBZ reports on an apparent asshole loose in the Garden City.

By - 2/19/14 - 5:56 pm

An outbound trolley paid the ferryman at Newton Highlands right in the middle of the evening rush. Harried riders can only console themselves that the resulting problems would be far worse if this weren't school-vacation week.

By - 2/13/14 - 3:42 pm
Marty's open in the storm

At the height of the storm this afternoon, Marty's Fine Wines in Newtonville felt compelled to post this sign.

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