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.
It was Anthony's birthday today, but, of course, he couldn't have a party with his friends. So trucker friends of his father, Mike, who owns a Watertown towing company, got together behind the wheels of their rigs and gave him a parade. Read more.
Ocean State Job Lot CEO Marc Perlman, announced today the discount chain has given a $2 hourly pay increase to workers at its stores - which include several locations in Boston suburbs - and added a surcharge to its prices for customers who think the workers deserve a bonus for continuing to work on the front line of the Covid-19 pandemic: Read more.
Waltham Mayor Jeanette McCarthy and the city Health Department issued an urgent message this morning about "a significant surge of COVID-19 cases overnight" due to "person to person contact:" Read more.
Boston College President William Leahy told students today that they have to leave campus for the rest of the semester between tomorrow and Sunday as the school prepares to get them online for classes starting Monday. Read more.
Transit Police report arresting two brothers on charges they threatened the driver of an MBTA bus with a knife last night after he wouldn't let them on board at the Watertown yard because his bus was out of service. Read more.
Waltham Police report they are looking for a guy who, apparently not satisfied with the extra fries in his Five Guys bag, made off with a 50-lb. bag of pre-cut French fries on his way out of the restaurant at 1030 Main St.
We are hoping that we can "mash" all of the evidence together and come up with a suspect. Call Detective's at 781-314-3558 if you can identify this individual.
WCVB reports the owner of a tow company has fired the driver reported by several motorists to State Police for driving down Rte. 128 southbound in Waltham with a dog chained on the back platform of his flatbed truck. The dog was not injured.
WBZ reports Friendly's is shrinking even more, closing outlets in Waltham and Framingham as part of an overall retrenchment across the Northeast. The Norwood Friendly's will remain open, at least for now.
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.