Monday, June 17, 2013
Here’s a roundup of where and when to catch all the NHL playoff action.
The 2013 Stanley Cup Finals featuring the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks continues this week with Game 3 on Monday, June 17. Bruins fans hoping for another Stanley Cup championship will be tuning in to the action. Looking to catch the NHL playoff action with other Bruins fans in Waltham? Stop by one of these Waltham establishments to watch the game(s): *If necessary
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Upload a photo of yourself in your B's gear or your shrine to the home team.
Cup Fever has hit the Hub as the Boston Bruins faceoff against the Chicago Blackhawks in game one of the Stanley Cup Finals tonight! The game is on NBC - WHDH Channel 7 in Boston - at 8 p.m. Catch the pregame show starting at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Network or Comcast SportsNet New England. Everyone will be tuning in tonight, but the big Bruins fans will show their spirit by donning their jerseys, hats and perhaps some face paint. How will show your B's spirit? Patch wants to know. Take a picture and upload it here by clicking on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above. And, remember, Don't Poke the Bear!
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Bentley University basketball player Joey Glynn collapsed and died during a summer league game at Saltonstall Park in Watertown.
A Watertown Summer Basketball League game turned tragic when one of the players collapsed and died on Monday. Bentley University player Joey Glynn, 19, of Abington, collapsed while playing for the Middlesex Magic, a team in the Watertown Summer Basketball League, according to a report in the Boston Herald. He was taken to Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge where he was pronounced dead, the Herald reported. A teammate told the Herald that there was no physical contact. "He just went down and the game was stopped. Everyone is still stunned, just can't believe something like this happened," Michael Crotty Jr. told the Herald. The Pappas Elite League plays games at Saltonstall Park, on outdoor courts behind the Watertown Boys and Girls Club. …
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The game is scheduled for Thursday at Newton North.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The game is scheduled for Thursday at Newton North.
Waltham High girls’ softball will play Newton North on Thursday in the Division 1 North tournament. Waltham, which is ranked number 23 in the tournament, finished the year at 9-11. Newton is ranked number 10 and had a 14-6 record. The game on Thursday will be at 3:30 p.m. at Newton North.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The Moody Street 5k will be held on May 5.
Looking for a fun, healthy event to do soon? There is still time to register for the Moody Street 5k. Registration is available up until immeidately before the race on May 5, according to the Moody Street 5k Twitter feed. Registration is $25 for runners over 18 years old and $15 for ages 7 - 18. The race begins at the Moody Street bridge at 12 p.m. Race proceeds will benefit local charities and is part of the larger Race Around Waltham running series.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Creative Dance Studio Fire team plans to go to a Florida competition April 28.
The Creative Dance Studio Fire team out of Waltham will soon travel to Florida to see if they can spark a dance competition win. The dance team, comprised mostly of Waltham residents ages 16 to 40, is preparing to compete in the Dance World USASF Competition at Disney World in Florida on April 28. It will be the team’s second visit to the competition. As the contest approaches, team members are ramping up their dance skills during practice sessions at the Piety Corner Club on Worcester Lane in North Waltham. But for the Fire team, competing is about more than potentially winning the contest – it’s about having fun and forming lasting friendships. Team captain Renee Boudreau started dancing when she was six and has kept it up, mainly for …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Waltham City Councillor Ken Doucette was within one block of the blasts at the Boston Marathon.
Waltham City Councillor Kenneth Doucette crossed the Boston Marathon finish line around the four-hour mark when suddenly a happy day under the sun turned to blood and mayhem in the streets. Two bombs detonated within one block of Doucette. The blasts killed three and injured more than 170 others, according to authorities. Law enforcement officials, including from the FBI, are investigating the attack, but have not yet pinned blame on anybody. A day after the attack, however, Doucette is trying to focus on what he sees as the positive aspects of the attack. “The Boston Marathon has always represented something ‘good in this world’ and in the face of yesterday’s violence we saw shining examples of that ‘good’ as first responders, medical …
Monday, April 15, 2013
See which Waltham runners reported finishing the Boston Marathon before the race was cancelled the wake of two bomb explosions.
Twelve Waltham of the 45 residents who entered the Boston Marathon reported finishing the race before two bombs exploded along the finish line in Boston, according to thee Boston Athletic Association. Two people were killed while more than 90 were injured in the bombing that occourred at round 2:50 p.m. near the finish line on Boylston Street. The bombs exploded around 4 hours into the race. The race was later cancelled. Out of the 45 individual Waltham runners, eight did not cross the the halfway point, according to the BAA website.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Rich Sturges, 41, of Waltham, plans to run the 2013 Boston Marathon.
For Rich Sturges, running the Boston marathon is a personal challenge. Sturges, a Waltham resident, plans to face a difficult challenge on Monday, April 15 when he runs the 2013 Boston Marathon. For Sturges, the fun of the race is in preparing for it. “I enjoy the process of getting ready for the marathon. I feel that it makes me a better runner. I also like the challenge of it, and how it's different from races of other distances. It does involve a lot of work and preparation," Sturges told Waltham Patch in an email. Sturges, 40, has been pounding the pavement in the months before the race. He said he has been running up to six times per week for a maximum of 45 miles. “The runs have been of different lengths and speeds, including track …