Watertown

By - 5/14/16 - 10:56 am
Bernie Sanders throws the money lenders out of the temple

Who says Bernie Sanders never goes to temple? See it larger.

This is how one of the windows at Sweetree Ink is decorated.

Don't worry, there's a Hillary image, too, in another window: Read more.

By - 2/26/16 - 11:28 pm

WBZ reports the company agreed to a request from town officials, who said recreating the events on the streets they actually happened on was not a good idea.

By - 2/24/16 - 8:11 am

Peter Gelzinis talks to some Watertown residents about Marky Mark's plans to recreate the Tsarnaev manhunt and shootouts on the streets where they happened, including the owner of The Boat, who's opposed, and two people who lived on the street with the shootout, who are down with the idea.

By - 1/29/16 - 11:55 am

A federal jury yesterday convicted a Watertown man on insider-trader charges for buying up shares of Wainwright Bank before it was acquired by Eastern Bank - based on a tip a friend who worked at Eastern wrote him on a cocktail napkin.

Robert Bray, 78, will be sentenced on May 4, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $5-million fine. Read more.

By - 11/22/15 - 4:21 pm
Limes at Russo's

Yeah, about that. Ari Ofsevit shows us the scene at Russo's in Watertown today - where the store bought too many limes and had to mark them down.

By - 9/26/15 - 1:54 pm
Heron at the Watertown Dam

In addition to the usual ducks and geese, a heron patrolled the water just beneath the Watertown Dam today. Mostly, he quietly stood on some rocks under some brush on one side of the dam. He did take one leisurely stroll from his post to the other side of the river, attracting the eye of little kids and a couple of photographers, but finding no fish and seemingly getting annoyed by all the attention, retreated to his semi-hidden spot.

By - 9/24/15 - 11:48 am

Kevin Connolly shows us the goats now contentedly roaming the banks of the Charles in Watertown, munching on poison ivy - similar to the goatscapers Boston has deployed in Hyde Park for the past two summers.

By - 8/4/15 - 8:45 pm
Sun rays after hail storm over Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Millennium Park in West Roxbury around 7 p.m.

Maureen Hoch saw something similar at sunset in Watertown: Read more.

By - 7/15/15 - 12:10 pm

The Library of the Royal Irish Academy wants to identify the people in the photograph below. Please contact the Library if you recognize any of the subjects. The Library can be reached via Twitter @Library_RIA, or by email at www.ria.ie/library/contact, citing "8 May Photo Query Tweet."

If more information regarding the location, subjects, time, et cetera, of the photograph become available, I will update this post.

By - 5/29/15 - 12:26 pm

Jessica Heslam talks to the family of Boston Police Officer Dennis Simmonds, to whom the state Retirement Board yesterday awarded $150,000 in recognition of his death from injuries he suffered during the battle with the Tsarnaevs in Watertown - a year later.

By - 5/20/15 - 9:31 am

Somerville? Yawn. The Globe today quotes some developer dude about suddenly not so sleepy but still leafy Watertown:

We look at it almost like it is going to be Boston’s Brooklyn.

Read more.

By - 4/16/15 - 9:10 am

Watertown Police posts some surveillance photos of a yutz stealing a snowblower out of a Elm Street yard around 1:20 a.m. on April 6. He dragged the thing over to a black pickup, loaded it in the back and drove off.

The suspect is also captured on video surveillance smoking a cigarette and then discarding it on scene.

By - 4/3/15 - 4:59 pm

Associated Press reports some of the findings in a state report that says that, overall, "the response to the Boston Marathon bombings must be considered a great success."

By - 3/29/15 - 12:50 pm

Sarah asks:

Can anyone recommend a body shop in the Watertown/Brighton area where I can replace my side view mirror? Not just the glass.

By - 3/17/15 - 6:29 am

The Herald recaps the testimony from the Tsarnaev trial. Kevin Cullen: So Tamerlan Tsarnaev didn’t have to die, after all. Gelzinis: writes the younger brother didn't have what it took to be a martyr; also tells us why the owner of the boat he was found in never used it for fishing.

By - 3/14/15 - 7:56 am

You may recall the lost drone of Watertown. The original poster of that Craigslist ad provides an update:

By - 3/9/15 - 10:51 am

This ad popped up on Craigslist from Watertown near Newton Corner the other day:

By - 11/9/14 - 10:19 pm

The Newsroom does its ripped-from-yesterday's-headlines version of the Marathon bombings, including the climactic manhunt in Waterton. You know, right next to Cambirdge and Earlington. Also, even New Yorkers should know the Marathon doesn't end at the Lenox Hotel.

Still, as Michael Ratty notes:

Great performance tonight by Sam Waterstown.