WBZ reports Shields, who began at WBZ in 1980, died from lung cancer.
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WBZ reports that Bruce Schwoegler, who forecast the weather there for 33 years, has died at 80.
Schwoegler spent five straight days doing the weather during and after the Blizzard of '78, because the station's other weather people couldn't get to the station's studios on Soldiers Field Road.
WBZ reports the death of the former anchor and bad-weather reporter.
NBC Boston takes the lead in the battle of on-air boxes; reporters stake out turf with Dunk's cups, shovels, trash bags
NBC Boston showed its reporting fury at noon today, putting 15 reporters and weather people on air all at once, easily topping Channel 7's 12-box: Read more.
Developers unwrap plans for eight-story life-sciences buildings as replacement for old WBZ studios and antenna in Allston
National Development and the Mount Vernon Co. today filed detailed plans for the three-building, 700,000-square-foot complex they want to build on the 6.3-acre Soldiers Field Road site that has been home to WBZ since the 1940s. Read more.
Developer proposes life-sciences buildings on WBZ-TV site on Soldiers Field Road after station moves into new quarters next door
National Development told the BPDA this week it will soon file plans for a three-building, 700,000-square-foot life-sciences R&D complex at 1170 Soldiers Field Rd., where WBZ long maintained a backup AM tower and where the TV station lands its helicopter. Read more.
Some WBZ coverage of the April Fool's Day Blizzard back in '97. Via Adam Reilly, who says, "toughen up, everybody."
WBZ dispatched grizzled reporter Bill Shields down to Hyde Park today in search of the unstuffed murderbird rampaging through the Westminster Avenue area. Fortunately, because of Covid-19, Shields was equipped with a microphone on a boom, with which he was able to fend off the angry avian long enough to make his escape.
Earlier this month, WBZ tore down the antenna that had towered over Soldiers Field Road in Allston since its construction in 1950. Read more.
Sunday's scissor attack on WCVB reporter Ted Wayman in Copley Square is just that latest in a series of unconnected attacks on Boston TV reporters and camerapeople since July. Read more.
WBZ reports the restaurant-chatter show is returning to TV, but only with Dan Andelman, not Dave Andelman and with paid advising by former Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson on how to not just be less racist but help support minority-owned businesses.
Andelman brother who couldn't stop hating Black Lives Matter leaves Phantom Gourmet and family drive-in
WBZ-TV announced tonight it's put the Andelman brothers' restaurant show "on hiatus" as it ponders co-host Dave Andelman's inability to stop ranting about Black Lives Matters on his Facebook page for at least ten days, and whether his apology yesterday was sincere. Read more.
Dave Andelman apologizes for being a racist jerk - after people start complaining to the station that airs his restaurant show
Update: WBZ takes the Phantom Gourmet off the air, at least temporarily.
After people began besieging WBZ, which airs "The Phantom Gourmet," with complaints, Dave Andelman tonight apologized for a making "a mistake" - a series of Facebook posts over the past ten days taking issue with Black Lives Matter protests and vigils. Read more.
WBZ reports Burbank is retiring after 42 years.
WBZ takes over as main newsroom for online CBS news after New York newsroom becomes coronavirus hotspot
Liam Martin reports that CBSN, the network's online service, is temporarily headquartered on Soldiers Field Road:
For those watching CBSN around the world: You're watching CBSN Boston because our NYC headquarters is closed after several employees tested positive for the coronavirus.
A Newton development company this week filed formal plans to replace WBZ-TV's current Soldiers Field studios and offices with a new building right next door - which would leave open a large piece of land for possible future development. Read more.
The WTFDIC Hour noticed contrasting tweets from WBZ and WHDH on making your own alcohol-infused gel now that you can't buy the factory-made stuff at local stores any longer.
WBZ compiles evidence that "Tom Brady has begun the process of detaching himself from various New England-based ties," starting with the fact that he and his family have moved from Brookline to Greenwich, CT.
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