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.
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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.
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.
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.
Homeland Security says a sting snared a convicted child sex offender who thought he was about to have sex with two sisters, 12 and 14
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.
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.
Polish game company to expand Boston presence year after buying local studio with uniquely Boston name
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.
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.
GBH takes a look at local Nazis, including one from Waltham.
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.
Physical therapist barred in several states for defrauding insurers moved to the Boston area, where he defrauded insurers, feds say
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.
University that promised 'hands on' learning will have to defend itself in court against lawsuit over coronavirus-related switch to online classes
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.
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.
Roving UHub photographer Melissa Hirshson got caught in a bit of snow in the Market Basket/Marshall's parking lot in Waltham this afternoon.
And lest you think people on the South Shore couldn't get in on the action: Read more.
The robots at Waltham's Boston Dynamics get their grooves on.
Boston Restaurant Talk lists them all.
WCVB reports at least nine people have been jumped in Waltham since Nov. 10. The first five were in the GardenCrest apartment complex, but people outside the complex have since been attacked as well.
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.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports officials are looking into who might have put a bogus sign on the front of Bison County on Moody Street that the place had been seized for nonpayment of taxes.
Former Raytheon engineer gets 18 months for taking home 31,000 pages of classified documents on new radar systems
In hindsight, Ahmed Serageldin of Sharon agrees, it was a rather big mistake to mark 31,000 pages of top-secret information on advanced military radar systems as unclassified so he could take them home from his engineering job at Raytheon in Waltham. Read more.
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