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By adamg - 5/10/22 - 9:30 pm

WBZ reports a worker at the Horse Thieves Tavern went outside around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday to ask some girls to stop banging on the window - and promptly got jumped by the group.

By adamg - 3/24/22 - 5:44 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Friendly Toast hopes to open an outlet at Legacy Place this summer.

By adamg - 3/10/22 - 12:47 pm
Snow covered reeds along the Charles River

On a walk in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning, Mary Ellen looked across the Charles at reeds covered in snow that would soon melt.

By adamg - 3/2/22 - 3:40 pm

Reuters reports Amazon is abandoning its foray into bricks-and-mortar books and is shutting all of its physical locations where it sold books, including at Legacy Place.

By adamg - 2/22/22 - 9:52 am
WFXT logo

Cox, which bought WFXT from Fox, is selling the station to no, not Lox, but hedge fund Standard General, which says it will make the station "a foundation" of its new broadcast group. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/22 - 9:46 am
No limit on Covid-19 test kits in Dedham

Remember when you couldn't find Covid-19 test kits anywhere? Like two weeks ago? Gary C shows us the scene at the Dedham Square CVS this morning.

By adamg - 2/3/22 - 9:42 am

And they don't let him in, so he sues, and he loses pretty spectacularly. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/22 - 2:17 pm

After two years of cancellations, organizers of the James Joyce Ramble said the 10K race on April 24 is now accepting registration - but runners will have to offer proof they've gotten all their Covid-19 shots by then. Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/21 - 10:26 am

Starting next month, the Dedham Comminity Theatre will be closed Monday through Wednesday nights in an attempt to cut costs on nights when it wasn't getting all that many patrons: Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/21 - 11:10 am

Earlier today I'd linked to a Patch article about moms (plural) in Dedham getting outraged about the way a local ice-cream shop was giving ice-cream cones to kids who'd gotten vaccinated against Covid-19. Turns out it was one anti-vaxxer woman. So you should still go to Ron's if you need an ice-cream cone, and if you like the idea of helping encourage kids to get shots, you should still donate to Cones Against Covid but not because Dedham is full of pro-Covid moms.

By adamg - 10/24/21 - 8:20 pm
Empty paper-towel and toilet-paper shelves at Dedham Stop and Shop

This was the paper towel/toilet paper aisle at the Dedham Stop &;amp; Shop late this afternoon. Maybe it was just one of those things, or are people stocking up on the paper goods again?

They did have a pallet of six-month packages of Scott paper towels at the other end, along with a pallet of one of paper towels under one of those foreign brand names you'd never heard of before, oh, April 2020: Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/21 - 8:42 pm

The Department of Environmental Protection ruled today that Sprague Pond is no longer just OK - it's officially great. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/21 - 12:52 pm
Guy at recent rally

Stephen DeBerardinis being pulled away from protesters he was trying to punch at West Roxbury rally earlier this month.

A federal grand jury has indicted a man who lives on the Hyde Park/Dedham line on charges of sending racially offensive Facebook messages to a White woman who'd just announced her engagement to a Black man and of threatening the couple with dismemberment. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/21 - 1:48 pm

A Salisbury man faces charges he listed investors - one a 95-year-old Dedham man - in two companies he owns as employees so he could get federal pandemic loans last year that he then used to pay personal expenses rather than to support the employees he did not actually employ. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/21 - 8:56 am
Snow blowers at Dedham Lowe's

Gary the roving UHub photographer couldn't help but notice all the shiny new snowblowers on display at the Dedham Lowe's this past Sunday.

By adamg - 8/5/21 - 9:12 am

WCVB reports a pet tortoise that vanished from its Dedham home in 2019 appeared this year in Roslindale, where some Facebook sleuthing reunited the long-lived reptile with its owner.

You may recall how Venkman the Corn Snake went on a yearlong slither-about in Roslindale before being reunited with his owner last year.

By adamg - 7/25/21 - 4:45 pm

State Police report arresting a Brighton man whose car overturned on Rte. 128 at University Avenue early Saturday on a variety of charges, including felony motor-vehicle homicide while operating under the influence. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/21 - 11:27 am

State Police report a car flipped over on Rte. 128 northbound at University Avenue around 4:20 a.m., landing upside down in a flooded gully. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/21 - 12:59 pm
A smiling frog in Cutler Park

Mary Ellen took today's most ribbitting photo this morning at Cutler Park on the Needham/Dedham line. See it larger.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 12:48 pm
Bridge Street rendering

On Bridge Street, a hollowed out shell would sprout two new floors. Rendering by McKay Architects.

The Dedham Planning Board meets tonight to consider a developer's proposal for a six-story, 120-room hotel on Eastern Avenue, behind the Papa Gino's, Pep Boys and Petco on Providence Highway, and a separate developer's proposal to turn a long abandoned empty shell of a building on Bridge Street into a residential building. Read more.

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