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By adamg - 11/7/23 - 9:12 am

The Jewish Journal reports on Brandeis's decision, which came yesterday, hours before Students for Justice in Palestine was to hold a rally at the school.

By adamg - 8/13/23 - 12:33 pm

Jefferson County, KY - which includes the city of Louisville - had to cancel school Thursday and Friday and is canceling it again Monday and Tuesday, because of the failure of a new bus routing system based in large part on software from a Waltham company. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/23 - 8:55 am

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports Orthodox students at the heavily Jewish Waltham university are verklempt at what they consider a punch in the kishkes, a furshlugginer two-page school ad, in the Sunday Times magazine, no less, headlined "Brandeis was founded by Jews. But it's anything but orthodox." The school responded that if only the students would read the whole megillah, they'd see it was just a light-hearted attempt to show the school's roots come from the totality of the Jewish mishpocha.

By adamg - 6/19/23 - 9:32 am

Businesses and homes, mostly on Waltham's South Side, lost power and, in some cases, caught fire after a power surge through electrical lines shortly before 9 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/23 - 9:42 pm
Rainbow over BJs in Waltham

Roving UHub photographer Melissa Hirshson captured a rainbow late this afternoon outside the Waltham BJ's. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/23 - 11:57 am
Catalytic converters in the back of the maroon Acura this morning

The back of Davila's MDX, filled with catalytic converters, taken just this morning, FBI says.

Federal officials today announced the arrests of several men they say spent recent years detaching catalytic converters from vehicles across Massachusetts for sale outside the state - led by a man who apparently never watched The Wire, because part of the evidence against him consists of extensive notes the feds say he kept on "the extensive criminal conspiracy that he orchestrated." Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/22 - 1:08 pm
From FBI affidavit

Starer punching a DC cop in the Capitol, photo via FBI.

Dr. Jacquelyn Starer, an Ashland gynecologist and addiction-recovery specialist affiliated with Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital in Jamaica Plain, was arrested today on charges she didn't just enter the Capitol during the Jan. 6 attempted putsch, she punched a Washington cop in the left side of her head. Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/22 - 9:48 am
Crashed bus

Crashed bus. Photo by Live Boston.

WBZ reports a bus carrying Brandeis students crashed into several trees on South Street at the Waltham/Weston line last night. Authorities say the bus was bringing students back from a hockey game at Northeastern, although Brandeis itself says the bus was part of the school's regular weekend shuttle service to and from Boston and Cambridge.

By adamg - 11/7/22 - 11:15 am

Men from Boston and Waltham were arrested at a Waltham hotel last week after they allegedly pulled out cash for sex with girls, according to complaints issued in federal court. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/22 - 10:56 pm

Tufts Daily reports Tufts Medical Center fired Dr. Sadeq Ali Quraishi, an anesthesiologist, yesterday, three days after Homeland Security agents arrested him as part of the same sting operation that snared a convicted sex offender from Lexington. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/22 - 11:16 am

A Lexington man already convicted for indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 faces arraignment today on a charge that he tried to pay for sex with two girls in a Waltham hotel yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/22 - 4:37 pm

Waltham Police reported at 4"14 p.m.:

There are electrical surges throughout the City of Waltham that are causing transformer fires, light signals to fail, and smoke in buildings.

By adamg - 10/5/22 - 10:10 pm

Eurogamer reports that CD Projekt Red of Warsaw, known for its Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher role-playing games, is setting up a design hub in the Hub, which will start with development of a Cyberpunk 2077 sequel. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/22 - 10:37 am

Raytheon announced today it's moving its headquarters from Waltham to Arlington, VA.

The location increases agility in supporting U.S. government and commercial aerospace customers and serves to reinforce partnerships that will progress innovative technologies to advance the industry. Washington, D.C. serves as a convenient travel hub for the company’s global customers and employees.

By adamg - 5/19/22 - 9:22 am

GBH takes a look at local Nazis, including one from Waltham.

By adamg - 12/13/21 - 9:57 am
Sunrise in Allston/Brighton

Kelly Lewis watched the sunrise from a classroom at the Jackson/Mann School in Allston.

Saul Blumenthal, meanwhile, watched the sunrise along the Charles River in Waltham: Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/21 - 11:58 am

A man who offered physical therapy in the Boston area starting in 2009 proceeded to submit bogus claims to health insurers the same way he had previously defrauded insurers in other states, which led to him losing his license in Colorado, New York, Washington, DC and California, according to an indictment unsealed today in US District Court in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/21 - 11:08 am

A federal judge today refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Brandeis University students over last year's switch to online classes, saying the issue is not whether such education sucks but whether the school had a contract with students to provide in-person learning. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/21 - 1:08 pm
Getting targets ready for archery competition at the Gore Estate

Teddy Kokoros got to an archery competition at the Gore Estate in Waltham a little early today and so was able to watch them set up the targets.

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