David Wade

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

Dave Mellor. (WBZ-TV)

Dave Mellor Overcomes Major Adversity To Become Fenway Park Head Groundskeeper

It took two tragedies to get Dave Mellor to Boston to become the Red Sox head groundskeeper.

03/24/2015

Historic Winter Poses Threat To Marathon Preparations

With the Boston Marathon only four weeks away, the weather is posing more of a threat to race preparations.

WBZ-TV–03/23/2015

David Wade (Image: WBZ-TV)

WBZ-TV’s David Wade In Mix 104.1’s ‘Man Crush Madness’

Our colleagues over at Mix 104.1 have kicked off “Man Crush Madness” and WBZ-TV’s David Wade is a contestant.

03/20/2015

The 2015 Boston Marathon banner. (WBZ-TV)

Mayor Declares April 15 ‘One Boston Day’

From now on, April 15 will be known as “One Boston Day” in the city.

03/19/2015

A man claims an MBTA officer used excessive force during a Red Line incident. (Image by MBTA)

Man Claims MBTA Officer Used Excessive Force During Red Line Incident

A man saved from falling onto the Red Line tracks claims an MBTA officer used excessive force during the incident.

03/19/2015

Dave Wade on Heartbreak Hill during his training for the Boston Marathon (Image: D.Wade/WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training Blog: Teaming Up With Autism Speaks

Every year at the Boston Marathon, thousands of runners raise millions of dollars to try to defeat some monstrous illnesses.

03/18/2015

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