By - 3/27/12 - 8:04 am

Demonstrators who said they were Brandeis students and who wore T-shirts with "Apartheid" in Hebrew on them briefly disrupted a forum last night at Temple Emanuel in Newton by five members of the Israeli Knesset on the topic of "Israel and American Jews."... Read more

By - 3/27/12 - 7:26 am

Wellesley Police report a Watertown man was finally stopped in Brookline after a chase that started on Rte. 9 in Natick early this morning.

Police say that when a Natick officer tried to pull Ender Durgut, 39, over for alleged motor-vehicle infractions around 2:30 a.m. today on Rte. 9 eastbound, Durgut floored it. The officer chased Durgut into Wellesley, where that town's police joined... Read more

By - 3/19/12 - 3:31 pm

A vigilant resident will immediately dial 911.

No doubt this guy is at the top of Newton's Most Wanted List:

By - 3/2/12 - 6:54 pm

Citizen Bank surveillance photo of Garcia at 12:18 a.m. the day he disappeared.

State Police say four days' of dives into the Chestnut Hill Reservoir produced no traces of Franco Garcia, a Boston College student last spotted shortly after leaving Mary Ann's in Cleveland Circle early on Feb. 22:

We searched the reservoir with divers and sonar for four full days with negative results. Likewise, all ground and air searches earlier this week have not located any evidence.

... Read more
By - 2/26/12 - 10:50 am

Village 14 reports on a possible arson fire at Angino Farm overnight.

By - 2/25/12 - 10:38 am

Wicked Local Newton reports the Newton PD is hunting for whoever stole two automatic toilet-flush sensors from the men's room at the Chestnut Hill Star Market. Apparently, the thief didn't leave a paper trail.

By - 2/24/12 - 10:27 pm

Missing BC student.

Franco Garcia was last seen Tuesday night at Mary Ann's in Cleveland Circle. He made a phone call around 1:15 a.m., possibly on his way back to the BC campus, but he hasn't been heard from since - and his car is still parked at the school.

If you've seen him since then, or know anything at all about what's happened to him, contact Newton... Read more

By - 1/26/12 - 10:33 pm

Hello U-hubbers,

Create a Cook is a cooking school for kids and adults in Newton Highlands... and on Jan 28th, this Saturday, we are hosting an Open House with WBOS radio. It's free, and it will be a lot of fun for all, we promise. We will have a make your own pasta room with all kinds of great toppings. Sushi, Pad Thai and... Read more

By - 1/24/12 - 1:12 pm

5:15 a.m. today at Walnut and Comm. Ave., Newton Patch reports.

By - 1/22/12 - 11:38 am

According to an ad in the Globe (the actual paper edition), there's an auction at 2 p.m. today at the Newton Marriott of some of convicted mamzer Bernie Madoff's ill-gotten stuff, including works by Picasso, Chagall, Rembrandt, Cezanne, Peter Max and Warhol, Bulgari and Rolex watches, all sorts of diamonds, emeralds, sapphires and rubies in all sorts of settings and a guitar signed by Bruce... Read more

By - 1/17/12 - 4:00 pm

Ettlinger. Via Facebook.Via Facebook.David Ettlinger, a teacher at the Underwood School in Newton who lives in Allston, was arraigned today on charges of possession of child pornography - and faces another arraignment tomorrow on charges involving photos of a 12-year-old girl, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office... Read more

By - 1/6/12 - 10:11 am

State Police report a trooper who'd stopped at the CVS at Rte. 9 and Eliot Street for a bottle of water this morning walked right into an armed holdup by a guy with a box cutter.

Trooper [John] McKinnon placed the suspect under arrest. Further investigation revealed that the suspect used a Toyota Venza that had been reported stolen a short time earlier.

... Read more
By - 1/5/12 - 3:41 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports on the latest refugees from the increasingly empty Rte. 9 mall.

By - 1/5/12 - 12:29 pm

The Herald reports that, yes, Joe Kennedy III is running for Barney Frank's 4th District seat.

By - 12/28/11 - 6:56 am

Village 14 is a collaboration between longtime local blogger Sean Roche and Greg Reibman, who is also a longtime blogger and who was, until recently, publisher of the regional chain that owns the Newton Tab. Reibman, however, writes the site is not a strike back at GateHouse. The duo aren't looking for ads, to start. It's just a couple of Newtonites who are really... Read more

By - 12/27/11 - 8:25 am

IngallsWicked Local Newton reports that Chelsea Ingalls, arrested on charges she stole two purses at a Pops concert earlier this month, now faces armed robbery charges in Newton and Wellesley and a charge of attempted armed robbery in Framingham.

Wicked Local reports that in Newton, she is charged with pulling a large... Read more

By - 12/24/11 - 11:08 pm

What? Too soon? Tell that to the Auburndale Shaw's, where Loriane DiSabato snapped this photo on the 23rd:

Valentine's celebration

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 12/22/11 - 6:24 pm

Trains in both directions came to a halt this evening as police ordered power to the third rails shut off while they got the guy off the tracks.

Meanwhile, three hours earlier in Newton, police were dispatched to Metacomet Road on a report of "a naked man doing pushups." Unfortunately, or fortunately as the case may be, he completed his reps and left... Read more