By - 9/29/08 - 3:47 pm

Bruce Springsteen spotted at the Newtonville Shaw's on Sunday afternoon.

By - 9/29/08 - 9:09 am

Chrissie Long reports on the sad faces of disappointed crack addicts Dunkin' Donuts customers on learning the Newton Centre store is closed for renovations:

Throughout the weekend, I've seen a number of disappointed people walk away from the store front. Maybe it will give them a chance to try the number of other coffee places in Newton Centre, including Peet's Coffee and Tea, Pie

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By - 5/28/08 - 7:11 pm
Terrese Edmonds

UPDATE, 10:10 p.m.: The Globe reports the trapped operator, Terrese Edmonds, has died.

UPDATE, 9 p.m.: One operator still trapped.

Channel 5 reports two Riverside trolleys collided around 6 p.m. near the Woodland stop. Channel 4 has more, says one train was stopped at a red signal.... Read more

By - 4/15/08 - 9:06 pm

The Tab reports a kitchen worker at the Atrium Cheesecake Factory stabbed a cook in the arm in a dispute over some spattered grease on April 10. The police investigation was hampered because apparently the chain policy for such occurrences is to send the worker home.

By - 3/7/08 - 1:42 pm

Jim Walker photographs a coyote getting ready for a DHL drop off in Newton this morning.

By - 1/31/08 - 9:21 am

Currently, the city only bans dumping new snow on sidewalks; Aldermen to hold hearing Feb. 6 on proposed local regulation.

By - 3/17/06 - 3:43 pm

UPDATE: But it will re-open in a couple of days.

Suddenly, a blast from the past:

No more

Echo Bridge closed to the public.

Understandable, I guess, but still sad.

More Echo Bridge and Hemlock Gorge photos.

By - 9/22/05 - 10:16 am

Head over to this Newton firefighters union Web site. After it finishes playing the theme song for "The Banana Splits" (whoa: flashback for all you children of the '60s), click on View my guestbook to see how warmly local motorists now feel about the firefighters following their rush-hour protest in Newton Corner yesterday, which backed local traffic up into Watertown Square and... Read more

By - 9/21/05 - 7:30 pm

Irilyth says it took 45 minutes to get from Watertown Square to the Masspike entrance in Newton Corner this morning because of a protest by Newton firefighters:

.. At the exit of the loop [in Newton Corner], there was a sign saying "Mayor Whatsisname is unfair to Newton Firefighters", and another underneath it saying "Sorry for the inconvenience! Call Mayor Whatsisname at 666-whatsisnumber". Were

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