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Obituary: John W. Aucoin

Aucoin, John W. Of Waltham, July 20, 2014. Father of Craig P. Aucoin and his wife, Bekah, of Framingham, Julie A. Rzepecki and her husband, Thomas, of Springville, NY and Christine G. "Christie" O'Hearn and her husband, Shawn of Whitman. Grandfather of Owen O'Hearn, William O'Hearn, Caitlyn Rzepecki and Erin Rzepecki. Brother of Richard Aucoin and his wife, Greta, of South Carolina and Linda Lazaro and her husband, Bernie, of Hudson. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and remember John's life by gathering for calling hours on Saturday, July 26th, from 2-5 pm in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street, (Rte. 20), Waltham. For complete obituary, guestbook, and directions, please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com
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Woman Runs Herself Over With Her Car in Waltham

Police say a woman is in critical but stable condition after she apparently ran herself over with her own car in a Waltham parking garage.
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Obituary: Jack G. Davis

DAVIS, Jack G. Of Waltham, July 18th, 2014. Beloved husband for 48 years to Jane E. (Tyman) Davis. Loving father of Kerry P. Jacques and her husband Steven of Wallingford, CT, Waltham Firefighter Andrew Davis and his wife Cheryl of Waltham, and the late Jeff Davis. Cherished grandfather of Tyler Jacques, Leah Jacques and Donovan Davis. Dear brother of Betty Ann Giusti of Hudson, his twin sister Janice Laffin of Framingham, Judy Sumner of Waltham, and Linda Frost of Waltham, and the late Ronald Davis, Sandra Gregorio and Charles William "Billy" Davis. In addition he is survived by many nieces, nephews and close friends. Relatives & Friends are respectfully invited to attend Funeral Services from the Brasco & Sons Memorial, ...
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That train don't run by here no more

See it larger. A number of train bridges cross Rte. 128, but as Chris Rich shows us in Waltham, not all are in use. This bridge is part of the Wayside Trail, which could one day become a pedestrian and bicycle path along the right of way of a long unused train line between Boston and Northampton. Also see Rich's other photos from along the abandoned line. Copyright Chris Rich. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
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Obituary: Helen M. Franks

Franks, Helen M. (Nedza) Of Waltham, July 17, 2014. Wife of the late Robert Franks. Mother of Nancy Sullivan and her husband, James, of Waltham and Roberta Franks of Chicago, IL. Sister of the late Stanley Nedza, Joseph Nedza, Walter Nedza, John Nedza, and Veronica Perilli. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services are private. For complete obituary and guestbook please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com
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Flooding, Thunderstorms, Rain Ravage Eastern Mass.

The National Weather Service has cancelled the two flash flood warnings from earlier this afternoon, but more inclement weather could still be heading toward Needham.
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Obituary: Eugene E. Hebert

Hebert, Eugene E. Of Waltham, formerly of Spokane, WA, July 13, 2014. Husband of Rosy A. (Niemann) Hebert. Father of Sandra M. Hebert and her husband, Whitman Brown, of Waltham. Brother of the late Roger and Alfred Hebert and Dorothy Howarth. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and remember Eugene's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday, July 16th from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday morning in First Lutheran Church, 6 Eddy Street, Waltham where his Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Burial will be on Friday at 11 a.m. in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Memorial donations ...
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Obituary: Richard M. Hyman

Hyman, Richard M. Of Waltham, formerly of Sharon, on July 13, 2014. Beloved husband of Harriet (Smookler) Hyman. Devoted father of Joshua Hyman and his wife Felicia, and Andrew Hyman. Dear grandfather of Julianne and Hillary Hyman. Loving brother of Jake Hyman and his wife Irene. Services at Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward St., Newton on Tuesday July 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Following interment at Baker St. Cemetery, West Roxbury, memorial observance will be at the home of Joshua and Felicia Hyman until 8:30pm and Wednesday and Thursday 12-2pm, 5:30-8:30 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances to Alzheimer's Association of MA, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02462 or Brigham and Woman's Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave., 5th Flr, Boston, MA ...
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Obituary: John J. Connolly

CONNOLLY, John J. 94, of Marlborough and formerly of West Newton and Onset died Saturday July 12, 2014 at Emerson Hospital in Concord after a short illness. He was the husband for 64 years of the late Dorothy E. (Gallagher) Connolly who died in 2007. He was born, raised and educated in Waltham the son of the late James and ANNIE m. (Connolly) Connolly and was a graduate of St. Mary's High School Class of 1937 and in 1941 graduated from Burdett College. John was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Coast Guard from 1942-1945 and in the United States Navy. After an honorable discharge he was a supervisor for Union News Company for 13 years. In ...
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Obituary: John Devincent

DeVincent, John "Jack" 79, of Naples, FL, died on June 18, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in 1934 in Waltham, MA to the late John and Sophie (D'Angelo) DeVincent. He owned and operated the Cottage Crest Restaurant in Waltham, MA until his retirement to Naples, FL. Jack is survived by his beloved wife, Michelle DeVincent (McDonough); daughter, Jacquelyne DeVincent of Seattle, WA, son, Stephen DeVincent, DVM of Copenhagen, DK; brother, Ernie (Betty) DeVincent of Rochester, MA; and sister, Elaine (George) Millerick of Waltham.
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Obituary: Janice Towne

Towne, Janice Of Waltham, July 8, 2014. Daughter of the late Albert and Marion (Rowe) Towne. Sister of the late Margaret MacLeod and her late husband David Earl MacLeod. Aunt of Amy MacLeod, Glenn A. MacLeod and Diana Walter. Great-aunt of Rachel, Ian and Mary M. Alexander. Family and friends are invited to attend her graveside services at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15th in Mt. Feake Cemetery, 203 Prospect St., Waltham. The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to all the devoted staff at Waltham Crossings where Janice made her home over the last few years. For complete obituary & guestbook please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com
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Fire destroys Waltham house under construction

See it larger. ItalianInBoston watched a fire on Charles Street in Waltham early this morning. NECN reports the fire spread from the unfinished house to an occupied one next door, but that residents got out safely.
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