Thursday, April 11, 2013
Check out what's happening today in Waltham.
Today's weather forecast -- 48 degrees and rain. Shopper's Cafe will hold its weekly pub quiz event at 8 p.m. The League of Women Voters will host a forum on new approaches to building Waltham's economy. The Waltham School Committee is accepting applications for college loans. Stay up to date with Waltham news with our free, daily newsletter.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Help a Waltham-based organization prevent domestic violence and build a greater sense of community!
Waltham-based REACH Beyond Domestic Violence kicked off its “Say Hi To You Neighbor” campaign intended to help build a greater sense of community Waltham. As part of the campaign, REACH, which assists domestic violence victims, has planned a series of events for Feb. 9 - 16 designed to build relationships between community residents and ultimately help prevent domestic violence. One of those of events includes a “Meet the Waltham Media” will be held on Feb. 15. REACH is aiming to have residents collectively issue at least 2,013 “Hi” greetings to neighbors. To record your greeting, visit the REACH website. To kick off the campaign, REACH honored Brand New Watch Blogger Jim Walker, In a Pickle owner Tim Burke and REACH volunteers Jim Preston…
Friday, October 5, 2012
See what is happening today in Waltham.
Today's weather forecast -- 78 degrees and sunny. Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr will be at Back Pages Books to discuss "Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame. Have you seen this missing Waltham cat? For up to-the-minute breaking news in Waltham, 'like' Waltham Patch on Facebook. Which fall television shows do you like?
Thursday, February 9, 2012
"Say Hi" week moving along!
REACH Beyond Domestic Violence's "Say Hi To Your Neighbor" Week is racking up the "hellos." As of yesterday, REACH had about 374 greetings, with many more not yet counted, according to REACH Comunity Organizer Allison Berry, as she canvassed Moody Street saying hello to pedestrians. They are aiming to get 2012. The "Say Hi" week is part of REACH's Small Actions Campaign intended to create a greater sense of community in Waltham and help prevent domestic violence. Yesterday afternoon, Berry and volunteers Roberta Factor and Jim Preston walked Moody Street passing out small cards that read "hi" in both English and Spanish and talking to people about the campaign. They also hanged campiagn posters in the windows of several businesses. The "…
Sunday, July 17, 2011
Check out our roundup of the week's news.
Waltham was full of news this week from a child being struck by a car to police unveiling a new anonymous. Check out our roundup of the most noteworthy news below.
Monday, July 11, 2011
Owner Alex Green talks about the Moody Street business he started in 2005.
Owner Alex Green opened Back Pages Books in 2005 and since made not only a job, but a lifestyle. Check out our profile of the shop below, in what is the first of a series of profiles of local businesses. Why did it open in Waltham as opposed to another town?: “I had gone to Brandeis, and I really fell in love with Waltham. I was at a barbeque with a friend, and we both were thinking of what we wished was in Waltham when we were at college, and we came up with a bookstore. So I said, ‘Why not open a bookstore?’” How many workers do you employ?: “It varies constantly depending on the season. There are four total now, including me. Everyone comes with equal skill sets, and everyone has a different strength to make it a well-rounded store…