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By adamg - 10/27/23 - 10:41 am

A Natick psychiatrist who was convicted this week of defrauding Medicare and private insurers out of $11 million in bogus bills could be busy as he awaits sentencing in January: In the weeks before his trial, he filed a series of lawsuits against three insurers he alleges owe him a total of $40 million for what he says are withheld payments for patient sessions - and charging they conspired with federal prosecutors to go after him. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/23 - 9:27 pm

A federal jury in Boston today convicted Dr. Gustavo Kinrys on 14 of 15 charges he faced for submitting bogus bills for depression treatments patients never got - and for hours he allegedly spent with patients but didn't. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/23 - 4:34 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Wegmans is closing its Natick Mall outlet.

By adamg - 5/12/23 - 10:36 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today overturned a woman's conviction for uttering - the legal term for passing a forged check - because while she was on video cashing a $950 check with a forged signature from the account of a woman she didn't know, prosecutors failed to prove she knew the check was, in fact, forged. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/23 - 12:02 pm

Suzanne Ianni of Natick is appealing the 15-day sentence meted out by a federal judge in Washington, DC in December after she pleaded guilty to meandering around the Capitol on Jan. 6. Read more.

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:

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