On a hike to Bald Hill in Boxford State Forest with Police Chief Jim Riter, the hosts of the Wendall in the Wild Podcast find out about a Revolutionary War soldier who is buried there and how beavers have changed the shape of Crooked Pond. BTW, Bald Hill isn't bald anymore. Listen in.
Belmont Buzz rings in the new decade with a look back at the past decade, 2010-2020, talking to store owners and customers in Belmont Center and Belmont Lions Club member and retired 911 Operations Manager Dan MacAuley.
The School Committee made an exception and let non-Somerville resident Daphne Banar share her story as a paraprofessional at the West Somerville Neighborhood School. Her emotional testimony brought tears to the eyes of many in the room.
The Framingham School Committee met for an executive session on Dec. 18 to hear an update on union activity from Superintendent Robert Tremblay. The audio was later accidentally released on the district website. The Daily News uploaded just under 23 minutes of audio from the discussion to its website. The recording of the executive discussion, which was about 24 minutes long, has been lightly edited for privacy reasons.
Wendall Waters and Chris Stevens give a reading of “Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree” and then talk to Scott Santino of the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary about how bears, foxes, rabbits and mice (all animals featured in the book) get through the winter.