Thursday, December 13, 2012
A coyote may have bit a college student in Waltham on Dec. 12.
A Brandeis University student was bit by an animal on Wednesday, Dec. 12 in what a university official said could have been a coyote. "This morning, university police received a report of a student being bitten by an animal, possibly a coyote in the vicinity of Ziv Quad and the Shapiro Campus Center. The student is undergoing medical treatment as a result of this incident," Brandeis University Director of Public Safety Edward M. Callahan wrote in a Dec. 12 email to the campus. A university spokesman confirmed that email was sent and referred further questions to Callahan. Callahan could not be immediately reached. Waltham residents tweeted sightings of a pack of coyotes in the Forest Street area on Wednesday night. Also, animal control …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Belmont's proposal to deal with coyote could be done in Waltham.
Could a proposal in Belmont be the solution to Waltham's coyote problem? Officials in Belmont have proposed creating "hazing" teams intended address coyote losing their fear of humans, according to Boston.com In Belmont, teams would be trained to harmlessly scare coyotes away by staring at them, shouting or waving at the creatures, according to Boston.com. For the full story, go here. WHAT DO YOU THINK? Should Waltham create coyote hazing teams? Leave your thoughts in the comment box below?
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Miss some Waltham news this week? Catch up with our weekly news roundup.
Waltham residents spoke out about recent coyote sightings in Waltham. Ocean State Job Lot opened at the site of the former AJ Wright store. What do you think should go into the empty Waltham storefront? A few Waltham residents are riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge soon. Wish them luck.