Newton

By - 10/19/17 - 4:33 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley that breathed its last at Chestnut Hill.

By - 10/19/17 - 12:09 pm

WBZ reports on the emergence of the dreaded jimson weed, but fails to inform us if weed eating is a problem among the children of Newton.

By - 10/19/17 - 10:24 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line due to a terminated trolley outbound at Waban.

By - 10/9/17 - 10:35 pm

Around 9:15 p.m., Transit Police report. The man, hit on the outbound side, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police say, adding that foul play is not suspected.

By - 10/6/17 - 9:38 am

A Newton man faces federal cyberstalking charges after his arrest last night by federal and local authorities investigating months of threats and harassment against a former roommate and her family and friends. Read more.

By - 9/28/17 - 12:12 pm
Newtonian label

One of the labels in question.

A Newton craft brewery that lets customers create their own beers and a Boston marketing firm are suing each other over a six-month marketing contract they signed in January. Read more.

By - 9/21/17 - 2:34 pm

A federal judge ruled today that Newton went too far in banning drones from flying over the city without the prior permission of landowners whose property the drones might pass over. Read more.

By - 8/17/17 - 1:11 pm

The MBTA says it's postponed a shutdown of the Riverside Line this weekend and will instead run trolleys as usual. Instead:

Buses will replace Green Line D branch trolleys between Reservoir and Riverside Stations in both directions next weekend, Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27, as scheduled.

By - 7/18/17 - 12:22 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of Union Street Station.

By - 6/6/17 - 1:56 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley that met a sudden demise at Newton Centre, the T reports.

By - 5/31/17 - 12:12 pm

A federal judge today dismissed Bob Lobel's suit against a Newton golf course over its refusing to let him use an "adaptive golf cart," ruling it's a private club exempt from the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. Read more.

By - 5/23/17 - 2:57 pm
Wanted woman in Newton, MA

Newton Police have issued an APB for a woman they say has bought $38,000 worth of stuff this month alone with copies of other people's credit cards at the Chestnut Hill Blomingdale's.

NECN reports she used a duplicate card to buy $15,000 worth of handbags on May 16 alone. Read more.

By - 5/20/17 - 7:59 pm

Shocking few people who know who he is, Setti Warren announced today he'll join the field of Democrats who will jostle next year to take on Charlie Baker.

This is Warren's second bid for statewide office - he briefly ran for the Senate seat won by Elizabeth Warren.

By - 5/18/17 - 8:44 am

The Boston Business Journal reports the large Newton bookstore is moving to smaller, temporary quarters across the street as it continues the search for a more permanent home.

By - 5/14/17 - 2:02 pm

The T is running shuttle buses between Fenway and Riverside due to a "wire problem" at Reservoir.

By - 5/11/17 - 4:59 pm
Phoenix patent example

From the now invalid patent.

It took more than seven years, but a federal judge in Boston today ruled that a former Boston Phoenix subsidiary that outlasted the alt-media company does not own the rights to methods for creating and securing Web pages out of information uploaded by users. Read more.

By - 5/4/17 - 11:07 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Nicholas Colton got a fair trial and that he should spend the rest of his life in prison for the 1998 murder of Robert McDonald in a Lincoln parking lot. Read more.

By - 5/4/17 - 10:22 am
Green Line trolley on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Newton

Why should T riders have all the fun? Roving UHub photographer Sean Owen reports car traffic being slowed to a crawl out by 128 this morning thanks to a slow-moving Green Line trolley (no doubt on its way to upstate New York to be refurbished).

By - 4/25/17 - 11:27 pm

An Uber driver who picked up a woman in Boston raped her, then dropped her off at Boston College, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office charges. Read more.