Po Boy is No More

One of my favorite little eateries is gone. According to Boston Restaurant Talk, the Boston Globe and Eater, owner Eric Cormier (who can talk up a storm with anyone!) has shut the doors. He apparently is both happy and sad. Sad to see it go, but happy to spend more...

Another Incident on the Bike Path

Police report a person exposing themselves on the bike path. The Newton Police Report 9-1-1 log shows a report of Indecent Exposure at 204 North Street along the Charles River Bike path at about 8:40 on Thursday morning. A post on the Newton Mom’s Facebook page...
Come Join the LigerBots!

Come Join the LigerBots!

I’ve posted about the LigerBots for quite some time and there’s good reason: it’s a great program. This is the FIRST Robotics Competition team for both high schools and this week we’re holding an intro night for students interested in joining!...

How the Burbs are Missing Out on the Boom

Today’s Boston Globe Business section includes an interesting piece on the building boom going on today in Boston. According to the data, most of the suburbs are missing out on it. This isn’t because the places are undesirable for housing, but because the...

Suspicious Package in Newtonville?

I heard rumors this morning of police activity in Newtonville near the commuter rail station. The scuttlebutt is that there was a suspicious package, but it cleared out quickly. It sounds like it cleared out around 9am. Anyone who commutes through there have...
Austin Street and the issue of time: We’ve had plenty

Austin Street and the issue of time: We’ve had plenty

One argument that keeps coming up from Austin Street opponents it the issue of time. They say that we need more time to make sure this is the right deal for the city, or we need more time to see if there are other options. This process has taken years, just since the...

Run into Joey at your reunion?

pic.twitter.com/BcAHGOP8Pf — Matt LeBlanc (@Matt_LeBlanc) November 28, 2015 On Saturday I stopped in the town where I grew up to pick up some bagels to carry back to Newton. While waiting for my order I ran into a high school acquaintance who was also picking up a...