• Missing Teen Apr 5

    Dedham Police Searching for Missing Teen

    Dedham, Massachusetts police are searching for a teenager who went missing Saturday. Dejaun Mitchell, 14, was last seen leaving from his home in Dedham Saturday afternoon, police said in a Twitter post. Mitchell is approximately 5’8” and weighs 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, sweatpants and blue and black Nike Air Jordan sneakers, according to…

  • Massachusetts Mar 10

    Police Officer Attacked With Knife in Dedham

    A police officer in Dedham, Massachusetts, is recovering after he was attacked by a man with a knife. Neighbors on Park Street still can’t believe what happened just before 2 p.m. Tuesday in their quiet neighborhood. A 46-year-old Dedham man is now charged with armed assault with intent to murder after allegedly lunging at the officer with a knife,...

  • dedham cvs Mar 8

    Dedham CVS Closed After Electrical Fire

    Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at the CVS on Providence Highway and Elm Street shortly before 5 a.m.

  • Dedham Mar 8

    Firefighter Injured in Electrical Fire at CVS Pharmacy in Dedham

    Fire crews responded early Sunday morning to an electrical fire at CVS Pharmacy in Dedham, Massachusetts. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at the CVS on Providence Highway and Elm Street shortly before 5 a.m. One of the responding firefighters was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The CVS remains closed.

  • missing person Feb 28

    Police Seek Help Finding ‘Endangered' Woman Last Seen in Boston

    Police in Dedham, Massachusetts, are asking for help locating a missing 31-year-old woman they consider endangered. Brittney Stivaletta was last seen in the area of Massachusetts Ave. in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 23, police said in a missing person alert issued Sunday. Stivaletta is described as 5-foot-1 and 120 pounds, with dirty blonde hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information…

  • POLICE Jan 25

    Police, DA Conducting Investigation in Dedham

    State and local police and the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office are conducting an investigation in Dedham, Massachusetts, on Monday afternoon, authorities said. Dedham police said on Twitter that their officers, state police and the district attorney are all at 205 Providence Highway “conducting an investigation.” The district attorney’s office said it is a death investigation, but the death is...

  • stabbing Jan 20

    RI Woman Stabbed, 6 People Robbed at Dedham Holiday Inn: Police

    An 18-year-old woman is in the hospital with a stab wound after a robbery at a Holiday Inn in Dedham, Massachusetts Wednesday morning, according to authorities. Just before 6 a.m., a 911 caller reported that a man entered the hotel room and threatened to shoot the six people who were staying there. The man allegedly pointed a black semi-automatic firearm…

  • black friday Nov 27, 2020

    This Year, Black Friday Looks Different

    It was an empty parking lot at Legacy Place in Dedham Thanksgiving night, instead of the normal flurry of activity for Black Friday shopping that existed before the pandemic. Many stores and shopping malls around the state typically open at midnight, or 12:30 a.m., but are now opting for a Friday morning open instead to control crowds and practice social distancing.  “It’s such...

  • coronavirus Nov 17, 2020

    Social Distancing Santa Claus Makes House Calls for a Cause

    The Dedham Youth Commission is setting up social distancing with Santa Claus, mobile visits to help with fundraising. Families pick a time slot and the big guy himself stops by for a photo opportunity outside in exchange for a gift card to help someone in need.

  • Massachusetts Nov 17, 2020

    Controversy in Dedham: Town Mixed on New ‘Robot-Like' Parking Meters

    It’s not often that parking meters are the talk of the town, but in Dedham, Massachusetts, residents can’t stop talking about the new meters. The new meters that were just unveiled in Dedham Square are generating all sorts of reaction, with some thumbs up, and some thumbs down. Nora Wells says “they definitely stick out.” While Jess Paulus says...

  • Massachusetts Nov 17, 2020

    Parking Meters Are Talk of the Town in Dedham

    The new meters that were just unveiled in Dedham Square have people in town talking, and not everyone is happy.

  • Massachusetts Sep 28, 2020

    2 Arrested Months After Dedham Gas Station Robbery Where Clerk Was Shot

    Two people have been arrested on armed assault charges in the February robbery of a gas station in Dedham, Massachusetts, that left a clerk wounded, local police said Monday. One of the suspected robbers is from North Carolina, Dedham police said in a statement. The FBI helped in the investigation. The armed robbery took place the night of Feb. 13…

  • coronavirus Sep 16, 2020

    Another High School Party Forces a Massachusetts School District to Go Remote

    For the third time in the past week, a large high school party has forced a Massachusetts school district to move to remote-only learning over fears about spreading COVID-19. Austin Preparatory School in Reading announced that they will go remote after learning of a party attended by students. In the past week, similar incidents have been reported involving the Dover-Sherborn,…

  • Dedham Sep 15, 2020

    Latest Dedham Party Broke Rules on Gathering Size, Police Say

    Police in Dedham, Massachusetts said a gathering violating state social-distancing rules was held over the weekend as the town grapples with an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. In a tweet Monday, the police department urged people to follow rules for gatherings outlined by the Baker administration, which ban outdoor gatherings of more than 50 people and indoor gatherings of more…

  • Dedham Sep 11, 2020

    Dedham to Offer Free Testing After COVID-19 Outbreak Linked to Bruins Watch Parties

    Officials in Dedham, Massachusetts, outlined a strategy Friday which includes testing to deal with two clusters of coronavirus cases believed to be linked to two Boston Bruins watch parties attended by young people. NHL playoff watch parties attended by two groups of young people likely led to the spike in COVID-19 cases, according to officials, one of which was composed…

  • Dedham Sep 11, 2020

    Dedham to Offer Free Testing After COVID Outbreak

    After the town of Dedham, Massachusetts, was added to the state’s list of high-risk COVID-19 communities, town officials held a meeting Friday to announce free testing will be available to get a better handle on the situation.

  • coronavirus outbreak Sep 11, 2020

    Dedham Officials to Meet on Spike in Coronavirus Cases

    Town officials are expected to outline a strategy stop the spread of coronavirus at a press conference Friday morning after NHL playoff watch parties attended by two groups of young people likely lead to the spike.

  • Massachusetts Sep 11, 2020

    In Mass. Communities at High Risk for COVID, Residents Deal With Restrictions

    Thirteen Massachusetts communities are now in the red zone, meaning they are considered high risk for COVID-19. As cities and towns work to beat back the virus, residents are trying to live with even more restrictions. In Everett, city officials made the decision to close all parks Thursday until further notice. The transmission rate in Everett has been dangerously high…

  • schools reopening Sep 10, 2020

    Dedham Schools Delay in-Person Learning Amid COVID Spike After Bruins Watch Parties

    School officials in Dedham are delaying their plan for students to return to classrooms after a local uptick in coronavirus cases that officials say is the result of gatherings held by young people. The town’s School Committee and Board of Health decided to indefinitely postpone the start dates for students to learn in-person this fall during a meeting Wednesday...

  • dedham police department Aug 30, 2020

    Dedham Police Looking for Missing Man

    Police in Dedham, Massachusetts, issued a missing/endangered person alert for John Maida, and are asking the public for assistance in locating him. Maida was reported missing Saturday and was last seen Friday, Aug. 29, leaving his residence in his vehicle, according to police. He drives a gray 2014 Ford Fusion with Massachusetts plates BB233, police said in their report. Anyone…

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