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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.

By adamg - 2/5/19 - 11:01 am

An outbound Franklin Line train hit a man on the tracks in Norwood around 8:15 a.m.

Service was halted and then seriously delayed in both directions due to the police investigation.

By adamg - 10/23/18 - 4:51 pm
Rainbows over Dorchester

Hannah spotted an omen in Dorchester after the storm line that came through, giving us some thunder and sparking a tornado warning from the Providence suburbs into southern Norfolk County.

Rainbow meets Rainbow Swash for day 1 of the Series.

Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/18 - 12:30 pm
Flooding in Norwood

Mama and the National Weather Service warned us there'd be days like this. Tony Ursillo shows us some flash flooding in Norwood, of the sort the NWS sent out a warning about. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/18 - 12:09 pm
Flaming car on Rte. 128

Roving UHub photographer Mark Stephens reports the firetrucks were just pulling up after he took this photo on Rte. 128 southbound around 11:55 a.m.

By adamg - 12/23/17 - 10:54 am
Crashed firetruck

Cars and trucks crashed and people walking on sidewalks plunged to the ground across the Boston area overnight and this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/17 - 9:21 pm

A federal appeals court ruled today that prosecutors can use eight child-porn files allegedly found on Alex Levin's computer as evidence against him even though a judge in Virginia should not have issued the search warrant used to authorize the software that linked him to one of the world's largest child-porn Web sites. Read more.

By adamg - 3/27/17 - 2:45 pm

A 4-3 majority on the Supreme Judicial Court today overturned convictions for possession of burglarious tools for two men who were stopped by police as they walked down train tracks in Norwood late one frigid winter night with two crowbars, gloves, a flashlight, walkie talkies and a map of a possible building with arrows and X's on it, because police failed to prove the men were going to use all that stuff to commit a break in, rather than just going for a little stroll. Read more.

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