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By adamg - 4/11/20 - 4:12 pm
Flaming car on 128

Roving UHub photographer Angel Nunez captured the action on Rte. 128 northbound near the Rte. 109 exit shortly after 2:30 p.m., reports the driver seemed to have gotten out OK.

By adamg - 3/14/20 - 7:23 am
Westwood Wegmans on Saturday morning

Wegmans in Westwood before 7 a.m. today. Photo by Andrew Husband.

Chris Faraone pens a paean to the people doing their best to keep their stores' shelves stocked in these trying times.

From the cashiers, to the meat and fish department workers, they’re all brave souls as far as I’m concerned, along with anybody else working in public while most people stay at home.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 10:06 am

State Police report a Dorchester man and a female teen racing another car on 128 north in Westwood suffered serious injuries when they were ejected from their Hyundai Elantra after crashing into a third car around 5 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 1/19/18 - 9:40 am

WBZ's Ryan Kath runs alongside the sprinting commuters at the Westwood/128 station, as they try to get to their cars and to the furshlugginer exit gates that now routinely keep people trapped inside the garage for 20 minutes every evening.

By adamg - 3/13/17 - 10:16 pm
Empty cheese shelves at Westwood Wegmans

Tim Colby shows us the cheese shelves at the Westwood Wegmans tonight.

Suz adds:

lol, that is what I bought for nacho's and beer. If I am going to freeze, I am going to be happy.

By adamg - 8/6/16 - 9:50 am

MassDOT reports Amtrak finally fixed all the wire problems at Rte. 128 at 6 this morning, so commuter-rail service should be back to normal.

By adamg - 8/5/16 - 5:07 pm

An overhead wire that obeyed the laws of gravity near the Westwood train station is wreaking havoc on the Northeast Corridor this afternoon, causing massive delays for both Keolis and Amtrak riders in both directions - including many Pearl Jam fans trying to get to Fenway Park for their concert tonight. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/16 - 3:59 pm

Around 3:20 p.m. off Peartree Drive in Westwood.

State Police report: Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/16 - 3:23 pm

And then liveblogs it on Boston Reddit:

Jesus Christ. So much crap here. Definitely Westwood , school bags Left too. A package labeled "36 white balls" I assume that's what these kids call themselves.

H/t James.

By adamg - 10/25/15 - 7:22 pm
Curved clouds in East Boston

Jocelyn photographed a distinct cloud line just before sunset in East Boston this evening.

Meanwhile, your faithful and ob'd't editor saw the line from Westwood: Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/15 - 12:19 pm

Debra Reichman Gitell reports the new Westwood Wegman's opened today and that it has a large kosher-food department. She adds the store is probably three times the size of the Newton outlet and that parking's a lot easier.

By adamg - 8/24/15 - 9:34 pm

8/24/15 Bridge strike

A Westwood Police surveillance camera captured another truck hitting the train bridge over East Street (skip ahead to 0:30), but this one was nothing compared to the one last week. As police put it:

Minor damage to the truck, Bridge is still doing great.

By adamg - 8/21/15 - 3:27 pm

8 20

Wait for it, wait for it ... BOOM! A truck whose driver was too busy setting the standard for food distribution excellence wiped out spectacularly at Westwood's infamous East Street train bridge yesterday. Video by Westwood PD.

By adamg - 6/8/15 - 2:42 pm

Westwood Police posted this video of the railroad bridge near the Roche Bros. vanquishing yet another truck, on Saturday.

By adamg - 5/12/15 - 8:04 pm
Free Brady on Lambert's sign in Westwood

Lambert's on Rte. 1 in Westwood makes its feelings on Deflategate clear.

H/t Dana Reichman Gitell.

By adamg - 5/9/15 - 10:33 pm

Westwood Police report breaking up a teen bonfire in the woods off High Street last night. One girl had to be transported to a Boston hospital with serious head injuries after she fell about 20 feet off a rocky ledge; a boy suffered minor injuries when an aerosal can somebody tossed into the fire exploded. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/14 - 1:31 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that supermarkets cannot shush away signature collectors from their entrances, because they are public spaces where state constitutional rights apply.

The ruling comes in the case of Steven Glovsky, who was told by the manager of the Westwood Roche Bros. in 2012 that he could not collect signatures there for his run for the governor's council.

By adamg - 9/8/14 - 6:23 pm

UPDATE, 6:40 p.m.: Transit Police gave Keolis the OK to resume normal operations through the area. Transit Police report the boy was airlifted to a Boston hospital; is expected to survive.

The 4:20 train to Franklin hit a 14-year-old near Islington station in Westwood.

Gugliemo reports getting a text from somebody on the train:

Police informed passengers. Have to get off and board another.

By adamg - 7/1/14 - 7:43 am

Nice day for fare increases and a new operator, but you can't blame this on the T: Around 6:15 a.m., the driver of a lobster truck managed to wedge his truck firmly into the train bridge at East Street and Carroll Avenue, just before the Islington stop. All sorts of delays on the inbound Franklin Line, of course.

There are also delays on the Providence/Stoughton Line.

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