David Wade

Quan Nguyen. (WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: Vietnamese Student Fulfills American Dream In Boston

A young man, who not long ago couldn’t get a job bagging groceries, has bagged the American Dream.

05/06/2015

Sam is 19, and will age out of autism services in a couple years. (Image: WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: The ‘Tsunami’ Of Young Adults Aging Out Of Autism Services

In the next decade, a half million young adults with autism will need a place to live, and a job. It’s bringing a wave of anxiety to those who care for them.

04/28/2015

David Wade, Eric Fisher, Nicole Jacobs and Phil Vaughn finished the 2015 Boston Marathon. (WBZ-TV Photos)

Four WBZ Runners Complete Soggy Boston Marathon

Eric Fisher, Nicole Jacobs, David Wade and Phil Vaughn all completed the 119th running of the Boston Marathon.

04/20/2015

David Wade on a training run in early March. (Image: WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training Blog: The Worst Week Yet

The taper sounds awesome. It’s the toy you get if you are good and do all your running like a good little boy or girl. Well, well, well. Let me tell you. The taper stinks. It’s the worst toy ever.

04/16/2015

Team 415 Strong trains for Boston Marathon (WBZ-TV)

‘Team 415 Strong’ Boston Marathon Runners Share Story Of Survival

Every person who runs the Boston Marathon has a mission and a story. Members of Team 415 Strong share a story of survival.

04/15/2015

Brookline artist Janet Echelman's sculpture will be on display soon at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. (WBZ-TV)

Brookline Artist’s Sculpture To Be Displayed At Rose Kennedy Greenway

In a few weeks, a large sculpture will be on display at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy.

04/10/2015

The solar panel farm on the Mass Pike near exit 13 in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Mass DOT: Solar Farms Would Save State Millions In Energy Costs

Mass DOT is leasing 10 parcels of land next to state highways to a private firm that will build and operate small solar farms on Massachusetts sites, potentially saving the state millions in energy costs.

04/05/2015

Doug Tolman (WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: Watertown Asphalt Plant Operator

Aggregate Industries in Watertown is cranking out 200-300 tons of asphalt every day.

04/03/2015

Flames shoot out of airplane engine. (Image from John Vien Jr.)

Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit By Co-Pilot In Germanwings Plane Crash

Investigators say the co-pilot flipped that switch to “lock,” which means the pilot, who had left the cockpit, was stuck outside, pounding on the door.

03/26/2015

Training run in the snow... in shorts. (Image: D.Wade/WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training: Running In The Snow… In Shorts

I knew the forecast for last Saturday AM. I knew it well. “Temperatures start in the 30’s with quick mid-morning burst of snow.” Still, I wanted to wear shorts.

03/26/2015

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