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By adamg - 3/16/23 - 11:49 am
Roslindale Stash's closed today

Roslindale Stash's is closed today.

Federal agents today arrested the owner of Stash's Pizza in Dorchester and Roslindale - and formerly of several suburban pizza places - on a federal charge of forced labor, for preying on what he allegedly called "fucking immigrants," whom he'd hire and allegedly beat, scream at, and force to work up to 80 hours without overtime and sometimes without any pay at all, on threat of having them deported. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/22 - 1:17 pm
Wrecked car and cruiser

Remains of the vehicles after crash. Photo by State Police.

State Police report that a drunk driver with three people in his car rear-ended a cruiser parked by the side of I-95 northbound at the Norwood/Canton line shortly after midnight, sending all four people to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/22 - 2:06 pm

As WJAR in Providence puts it: "Ernie Boch's Bentley sinks with other rare cars on cargo ship bound for Rhode Island."

By adamg - 1/19/22 - 12:59 pm
Roof fire at Moderna plant

Roof fire at Moderna plant. Photo by Norwood Fire Department.

The Norwood Fire Department reports firefighters responded to an unoccupied building at Moderna's campus for a roof fire around 6 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/21 - 9:42 am

Steward Health Care System yesterday sued its insurance companies for allegedly dragging their feet and trying to cheap out on payments to build a brand new Norwood Hospital to replace the one the hospital network says was essentially destroyed by an intense amount of rain one day in June, 2020. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/21 - 7:34 pm
Let's go Brandon

An entrepreneur has set up a trailer on Rte. 1 southbound in Norwood to sell Trump and anti-Biden stuff. Probably easier to get supplies of that than Christmas trees.

By adamg - 6/8/21 - 8:02 pm
Woman holding sign against drag-queen story hour at the Norwood library

Late this afternoon, several grump-looking people took positions at the intersection of Washington and Nahatan streets in Norwood, in front of the town common, with signs warning the town library had been taken over by pedophiles out to corrupt the youth of the town. Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/20 - 10:22 pm

The FDA today approved a second Covid-19 vaccine, made by Moderna in a plant in Norwood. The vaccine, which can be stored in a regular freezer, should start rolling out to providers this weekend.

Why Norwood? Moderna explains.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 3:09 pm

Norwood town officials say they're moving the last patients from Norwood Hospital to other facilities as work begins to repair damage from the flooding yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/20 - 8:32 pm

Update: Another 60 to 70 patients were evacuated around 10:30 p.m.

The town of Norwood reports some 20 Norwood Hospital ICU patients were evacuated this evening after heavy rain flooded the hospital basement, "resulting in an electrical issue on the premises and a loss of power." Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/20 - 10:33 am
Snow in Norwood

She Who Shall Not Be Named shows us the view from her Norwood doorcam this morning and on Thursday: Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/20 - 2:31 pm
Ocean State Job Lot logo

Ocean State Job Lot CEO Marc Perlman, announced today the discount chain has given a $2 hourly pay increase to workers at its stores - which include several locations in Boston suburbs - and added a surcharge to its prices for customers who think the workers deserve a bonus for continuing to work on the front line of the Covid-19 pandemic: Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/20 - 9:23 pm

WBZ reports on a Covid-19 outbreak at Charlwell House in Norwood. WHDH reports Hebrew SeniorLife has been ordered to quarantine its entire Jack Satter House apartment building in Revere after seven residents were diagnosed, including one who died.

By adamg - 3/10/20 - 7:55 pm

The Norwood Health Department and Norwood Hospital announced tonight that the hospital tomorrow will erect a tent outside its emergency room to handle any future testing of residents with possible Covid-19 infection. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/20 - 7:16 pm

The town of Norwood reported today that town General Manager Tony Mazzucco, already in self quarantine after attending a benefit party with a Biogen employee later diagnosed with Covid-19 has himself gotten back test results showing he has the virus as well. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 4:19 pm

BOH Statement 3.7.20: Coronavirus Update

State numbers released this afternoon show 28 diagnosed Covid-19 cases in Massachusetts, up from 13 yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/20 - 1:09 pm

Norwood town officials announced today that among the 29 people told to self quarantine after attending a party on Sunday with a resident who later tested positive for Covid-19 is School Superintendent David Thomson. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/20 - 10:07 pm

Update: Among those self quarantining: the town school superintendent.

A Norwood resident has tested positive for Covid-19 - after attending a party at a private residence on Sunday with 29 other people - including 11 town officials and employees who are now on 14 days of self-quarantining - the town said in a statement tonight that adds that everybody else was also told they should stay at home for 14 days. Read more.

By adamg - 2/25/20 - 2:30 pm

WBUR reports on Moderna Therapeutics's samples, manufactured in a plant in Norwood.

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