Waltham

By - 11/27/18 - 9:07 am

A car on a Fitchburg Line train slipped off the rails - but stayed upright - outside the Waverly stop around 7:30 a.m. Riders were given the option of waiting for a relief train - which still hadn't come after an hour - or walking to the nearest station. Read more.

By - 11/26/18 - 7:34 pm

The BBC revisits the history of Watch City, a.k.a. Waltham, the city that made time regular.

Well, except for Ashland, a.k.a. Clocktown (the high-school teams are the Clockers), named for the factory that made the world's first electric clocks, as designed by Henry Ellis Warren.

By - 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 - 8/22/18 - 9:04 am

For awhile now, MoveOn has been organizing potential protests should Robert Mueller be fired. Just in case, here's the Boston info.

Oh, and look who's coming to Massachusetts next month.

By - 5/22/18 - 8:06 am

Paul LePage braved our shores yesterday to speechify in Waltham for Republican senate candidate Geoff Diehl, NBC Boston reports.

By - 1/3/18 - 8:07 pm
No bananas at Cambridgeport Whole Foods

Shoppers at Whole Foods stores across the Boston area are reporting serious shortages tonight - not of milk, eggs and bread, but of some fruits and green vegetables. Read more.

By - 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 - 11/16/17 - 8:53 pm

Yes, poor Atlas at Waltham's Boston Dynamics.

We don't think the mean guy with the hockey stick will be bothering him any longer: Read more.

By - 11/6/17 - 10:33 am

Ron Newman took in the opening of Waltham's new Telephone Museum over the weekend. Read more.

By - 10/23/17 - 10:36 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that evidence on a man's laptop that he'd done extensive online research about how to kill somebody with antifreeze was obtained lawfully and so upheld his life sentence for murdering his wife to collect on her life-insurance policy. Read more.

By - 10/10/17 - 12:53 pm

Waltham is alerting residents that two black bears have been spotted on the north side of the city - and that they should note that bears love bird feeders and easily accessible trash bins.

H/t Ian Lamont.

By - 10/9/17 - 11:52 am

A man determined to torment a former roommate in Watertown used skills gained as a computer-science major and a professional software writer - along with some basic human engineering - to repeatedly target the woman, her family, her friends and her colleagues with sexually explicit messages, bomb threats to institutions in Waltham and Chelmsford made in their names, for some 18 months until his arrest last week, according to an affidavit by an FBI agent on the case. Read more.

By - 10/6/17 - 9:38 am

A Newton man faces federal cyberstalking charges after his arrest last night by federal and local authorities investigating months of threats and harassment against a former roommate and her family and friends. Read more.

By - 9/15/17 - 3:01 pm

NBC Boston reports Bentley has emptied several buildings due to e-mail threats it received today.

Brandeis and the public library have also gotten bomb threats in recent weeks.

By - 8/24/17 - 12:24 pm

The Waltham Channel reports that in addition to Brandeis University and the Waltham Public Library, a tenant of a Waltham landlord also got a bomb threat this week.

By - 8/23/17 - 12:14 pm

UPDATED, 7 p.m.

An e-mailed bomb threat forced Brandeis University to evacuate the campus today, on the eve of most students returning to campus. Read more.

By - 8/16/17 - 11:43 pm

Dezeen reports that NanoLab, which develops products based on carbon nanotubes, has developed a paint that could be one of the blackest paints ever produced.

All interesting as it goes, but NanoLab says it will sell its pigment to anybody, unlike rival NanoSystems, which granted exclusive rights to its blackest-black paint to a British artist - which sparked one of his rivals to come out with a pink paint that he would sell to anybody who signed a contract agreeing they were not that guy and would not give him any of that paint.

By - 8/10/17 - 2:42 pm

NBC Boston reports fire officials today labeled a July 23 fire that did an estimated $110 million in damage to a nearly completed apartment complex as arson. The developer is offering a $100,000 reward for information.

By - 7/23/17 - 9:30 am

NBC Boston reports five buildings under construction at Cooper and Elm streets went up in flames around 4 a.m. [Photos].

This is the third major fire to erupt in large wood-frame buildings under construction in the Boston area over the past couple of months. Read more.