Newton

By - 8/4/10 - 6:04 pm

Wicked Local Newton reports a local kid was arrested today for standing, somewhat unsteadily, in front of a fire station with a cooler full of booze and a pot-laced bong, two days after he was arrested on charges of urinating on the steps of the city police station.

By - 8/4/10 - 9:21 am

Wicked Local Newton reports fishers are out and screaming in Newton Highlands - and cats and ducks are some of their favorite meals.

By - 7/22/10 - 9:19 pm

Wicked Local Newton reports a woman turning into a driveway on Beacon Street yesterday was cited for failing to use care in turning because she plowed right into a bicyclist - who escaped serious injury.

By - 7/9/10 - 8:49 pm

Yes, if it falls on Newton Alderman Charlie Shapiro's car, Wicked Local reports.

By - 7/8/10 - 4:44 pm

Wicked Local Newton has the initial report on an incident on Ward Street, in which the woman may have been dragged by the car after she was clipped by it.

By - 6/22/10 - 10:58 pm

David Bernstein notes certain aspects of do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do-ness in Charles Rudnick's primary battle against state Sen. Cynthia Creem of Newton, such as saying he wouldn't take money from lobbyists, only to take money from lobbyists.

By - 6/21/10 - 9:29 am

The Globe does a feature on up-and-coming local access star and Newton Tab editorial cartoonist Mark Marderosian and neglects to mention that he's the Newton Tab editorial cartoonist.

By - 6/15/10 - 4:21 pm

Sean Roche reports the bicyclist managed to stay on her bike after being hit by a car driven by an 81-year-old woman who kept on going - at least until police, whom the bicyclist called with the license-plate number - stopped her.

By - 6/12/10 - 12:05 pm

Carnival

Paul Keleher took in the Boys and Girls Club carnival on Rte. 9 in Chestnut Hill by the mall (runs through tomorrow).

By - 6/9/10 - 4:02 pm

After spending $137,000 attempting to locate the 10-foot diameter steel coupling that broke causing the multi-day boil water order for 2 million people in the Boston area in May, the MWRA is regrouping because it can't find a trace of the giant steel ring anywhere.

Of course, there's always my theory that it was never there in the first place...

By - 5/31/10 - 9:05 pm

UPDATE: Wicked Local Newton now reporting motorist not charged because she was turning into her own driveway and bicyclist tried to pass her on the right.

Wicked Local Newton reports the woman swerved into the bicyclist; bystanders lifted her car off the guy.

By - 5/20/10 - 8:45 pm

Wicked Local Newton reports a Newton man called police this morning when he woke up to find his car missing. The unlocked car in which he'd left the keys.

By - 5/20/10 - 10:48 am

11:30 update: MBTA says trolley service has resumed.

The MBTA has just announced that they are busing between Reservoir and Fenway stations on the D line due to a tree that has fallen on the tracks.

Yesterday:
Tree falling on Beacon

By - 5/17/10 - 7:58 pm

Wasn't wearing helmet in collision this afternoon at Commonwealth and Lowell avenues, Wicked Local Newton reports.

By - 5/15/10 - 10:16 am

Newton Open Studios, this weekend, features the work of 175 artists across the Garden City.

By - 5/5/10 - 5:31 pm

Wicked Local Newton reports a rash of flower thefts in the Garden City:

... Hammond Street resident Ernest Winsor was ripped off twice in a week, when someone took a large barrel filled with impatiens flowers from his yard. He replaced the barrel and flowers but saw them taken as well. ...