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By adamg - 12/2/22 - 8:11 pm
Ianni and other putschists on the bus to DC

Ianni, thoughtfully outlined in red by prosecutors, in photo with her super happy and fun pals on a bus on the way to their failed coup. Next to her is Mark Sahady, who also faces charges.

Suzanne Ianni, the one-time Natick Town Meeting member who rode a bus down to DC and then partook in a hootin' and hollerin' coup de blah on Jan 6, was sentenced to two weeks and a day for her meandering and screaming where she shouldn't have. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/22 - 10:59 am

The Swellesley Report reports the Natick select board has voted to simply remove the aging dam on the Charles River in South Natick rather than trying to repair it.

By adamg - 11/3/22 - 10:24 pm

A federal judge today sentenced Veronica Zea, 28, of San Jose, CA to a year of home confinement and a year of probation for her role in eBay's terror campaign against a Natick couple whose online postings about the company offended its executives. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/22 - 10:21 pm

A federal judge today sentenced two of the eBay goons responsible for terrorizing a Natick couple who posted articles their corporate overlords didn't like, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/22 - 3:14 pm

James Baugh, 47, eBay's one-time security director who helped orchestrate a terror campaign against a Natick couple who published stories the company didn't like, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/22 - 10:09 pm
Ianni in Capitol

Ianni in Capitol, next to fellow failed putschist Mark Sahady, still facing charges.

The Natick woman who organized bus rides on 1/6 for would-be Massachusetts coup'ers pleaded guilty for her role in the the failed putsch: Screaming while milling about inside the Capitol after others broke through police lines and into the building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/22 - 9:15 am

GBH surveys the battle between Native Americans, conservationists and people who want to save some money and people who say the South Natick Dam is the only scenic thing about the damn river in their town and so well worth the extra money it would cost to repair.

By adamg - 4/25/22 - 5:06 pm

James Baugh, eBay’s former senior director of safety and security, today admitted his role in attempting to ruin the lives of a Natick couple who wrote things that offended the e-commerce giant - through everything from orchestrating the delivery of a bloody-pig mask and live cockroaches to their home to trying to place monitoring devices on their car to lying to local police and FBI agents coming after him and his team of two-bit terrorists. Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/22 - 10:09 am

A Natick woman (who may have moved to Saugus) will continue to have to face charges for her participation in the failed 1/6 putsch after a federal judge in Washington, DC rejected her motion to dismiss her charges for "selective prosecution" because federal prosecutors didn't bring similar charges against people arrested at past "politically liberal" protests at the Capitol. Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/22 - 12:04 am
Newton city seal showing John Eliot converting Native Americans

A Newton city working group has concluded its time to change the city seal, which now shows British missionary John Eliot lecturing the local Native Americans in the 1600s on why they should convert to Christianity. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/21 - 1:01 pm
Bloody-pig-head mask and grief book

Bloody-pig-head mask and grief book, ordered on Amazon, not eBay, and sent to the couple.

Two Natick residents who found themselves under attack by a group of eBay executives and their underlings upset with what they wrote about the company say it's not enough that several of the conspirators have pleaded guilty - the company itself needs to pay for what happened to them. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/21 - 9:08 pm

The US Attorney's office in Washington, DC has upgraded the charges against alleged putschist Sue Ianni of Natick from misdemeanor to felony charges, which could mean a harsher sentence if she's convicted and might permanently bar her from ever owning a gun. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 1:44 pm

Seems some guy not only brought a Confederate flag to Natick's Memorial Day service (held at a monument to the town's Civil War soldiers on the town common), he "moved to the front of the crowd" to make sure everybody got a good view of just what a loser he was.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 12:06 pm

WCVB reports the state will be closing the Hynes, Gillette, Natick Mall and Danvers vaccination sites by the end of the month as it moves to distributing Covid-19 vaccine doses to mobile units and doctors' offices in an attempt to reach people who might not want to go to a giant site.

By adamg - 4/20/21 - 1:26 pm

KTC shows us the brush fire on the side of the turnpike outbound this afternoon:

By adamg - 4/14/21 - 11:16 pm

The MetroWest Daily News reports the town's elected Town Meeting voted 113-20 to condemn what turned into a failed but deadly putsch in Washington on Jan. 6. Member Sue Ianni cast one of the 20 no votes. She faces a May 28 hearing before a federal magistrate in Washington, DC for the way she mosied around inside the Capitol with a raised fist during the attempt to overturn the election results then.

By adamg - 1/19/21 - 4:43 pm

A federal judge in Boston today ordered Mark Sahady of Malden ordered held without bail until at least Thursday, for his presence in the Capitol during the failed putsch on Jan. 6. Read more.

By adamg - 1/19/21 - 11:04 am
Ianni and Sahady in the Capitol

Ianni and Sahady in the Capitol (lower right); photo via FBI.

Update: One Capitol traipser ordered held for at least two days, other released on own recognizance.

The FBI today scooped up two local right wingers on charges they participated in the failed coup attempt at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, thanks in part to local Twitter users who IDed them in a photo of stormin' Y'all-Qaedists in a Capitol hallway. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/21 - 9:35 pm

When the MetroWest Daily News interviewed Sue Ianni after she returned from Washington the other day, she declined to say whether she had actually marched on the Capitol, let alone took part in a would-be putsch that left five people dead. Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

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.

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