Newton

By - 4/15/19 - 12:16 pm

Paint the World watched women's Marathon winner Worknesh Degefa race by BC with nobody close to her.

In contrast to Degefa, the men's leaders at that point were all bunched together: Read more.

By - 3/8/19 - 9:21 am
Smashed truck on Rte. 128 in Newton

The Weston Fire Department reports firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to remove a truck driver from what was left of his vehicle near the Grove Street exit on 128 northbound in Newton early this morning.

Firefighters from Newton, Wellesley and Weston responded to the crash, which tied up traffic on the road.

By - 2/15/19 - 5:28 pm
Sunset in West Newton

Saul Blumenthal watched the sun go down in West Newton this evening. Read more.

By - 2/8/19 - 12:41 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Somerville man for assault with a dangerous weapon for an incident this morning that started at the Riverside Green Line station, then continued on an inbound trolley. Read more.

By - 1/23/19 - 8:04 am
By - 12/11/18 - 4:10 pm
Crash on Rte. 9

The Newton Fire Department reports a three-car crash on Rte. 9 eastbound made a mess, blocked that side of the road and brought a hazmat crew running to determine whether the transformer on the pole was leaking.

By - 12/9/18 - 2:14 pm
Fox eating a squirrel

Roving UHub photographer Gad Liwerant stopped to watch a fox enjoy a little squirrel snack on Chestnut Hill Road in Newton, between Hammond Street and the Chestnut Hill Reservoir.

By - 10/3/18 - 10:11 pm

Ryan Lin, who admitted earlier this year to spending 18 months terrorizing a former roommate - in a campaign that included calling in more than 100 bomb threats under her name to various institutions in Newton, Waltham and Chelmsford- was sentenced today to 17 1/2 years in prison, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/21/18 - 10:28 am
Deer on Green Line tracks in Newton

MassDOT's Jacquelyn Goddard fawned over this deer crossing the Riverside Line at Chestnut Hill this morning (it didn't try to get on a trolley because it was short a buck).

By - 6/21/18 - 8:48 am
Flipped car on 128

KC reports a car flipped over on Rte. 128 south just befo Rte. 9 around 8 a.m. Read more.

By - 6/15/18 - 1:01 pm
Squirrel eating a bagel in Newton

Is that a Rosenfeld's bagel this squirrel is enjoying? Welcome to Dot found himself in Newton this lunchtime, watching a squirrel with a nosh.

Earlier:
Squirrels also enjoy a slice.

By - 6/7/18 - 8:31 am
What's left of Newtonville Camera

Nathan Aranow peered through the front windows of what used to be Newtonville Camera on Walnut Street in Newton. Developer Robert Korff is tearing down the entire block at Walnut and Washington streets for one of those trendy mixed-use development things.

By - 5/24/18 - 2:32 pm

If you watch one city-council video this year, make it this one - and watch the woman in the lower right corner.

By - 5/21/18 - 9:07 am

All throughout the winter, the Street (you know, the lower Chestnut Hill Mall) loaded every last bit of snow in a single pile on the Hammond Pond Parkway side, almost as if they were trying to see just how high they could pile snow (answer: High enough that they probably should have installed warning lights for incoming aircraft). Gary Chase shows us this morning (with a closeup if you don't believe him), that some of the snow from that Mount Snowmore is still there.

By - 5/17/18 - 9:54 am

The MBTA reports the Green Line into town from Riverside is movin' kinda slow, because of a train that gave up the ghost.

By - 5/17/18 - 8:52 am
Newton bear

State Environmental Police report that last night they found and captured the black bear that had wandered into Newton Centre the other day: Read more.