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After suicides in Acton and Boxborough, a communion of sorrow

ACTON — He always picks up some Entenmann’s or whatever pastries happen to be on sale. Jim Flanagan, coordinator of youth ministries, sets them out in a back office at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, in a space like an old rec room. Worn carpet. Hand-me-down sofas piled with mismatched pillows.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-16 05:01:00

5 New Houses For Sale In The Acton Area

ACTON, MA — Looking for a new home, and want the latest scoop on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Thanks to our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 19:18:00

Drug kingpin sentenced to 12 years in federal prison

PORTLAND – A Parsonsfield man has been sentenced to 12 years and five months in federal prison for his role in what police have described as the largest fentanyl bust in Maine.

JOURNAL TRIBUNE - 2018-12-17 21:14:29

Experience Christmas at Mt. Calvary with "Jesus the Perfect Gift"

ACTON, MA – Everyone in the community is invited to attend Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church for Christmas Eve services featuring Jesus the Perfect Gift. Services are offered at 3:30 PM, 6:30 PM and 10:00 PM. Evening services include mini concerts beginning at 6:00 PM and 9:30 PM. Nursery care is availabl

PATCH - 2018-12-18 00:40:00

MSP: 3 arrested with 150 pounds of marijuana in luggage at Logan

BOSTON - Three Californians were arrested at Logan airport Saturday morning when Massachusetts State Police say they found 150 pounds of marijuana in their luggage. Police say they were tipped off by officers in California after the trio's American Airlines flight left Sacramento.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-17 15:22:05

Driver gets 7-14 years for chain reaction crash that killed police officer

BRENTWOOD -- A driver who pleaded guilty to making an illegal U-turn and causing a crash in North Hampton that killed a Somerville, Mass., police officer will spend at least seven years behind bars.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-17 23:39:00

Framingham Fupa Bandit Gets Caught Stealing From Every House On Street While Ripping Newports, Proclaims Innocence Despite Recent Arrest For Eating Entire Bottle Of Klonopins In Front Of Police

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TURTLEBOYSPORTS.COM - 2018-12-17 19:41:11

Video Shows Rams’ Marcus Peters Going Into Stands To Confront Heckler

Marcus Peters lost his cool Sunday night. The Los Angeles Rams cornerback went into the stands at Lincoln Financial Field to confront a heckler during his team’s 30-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. And, unsurprisingly, a portion the scene was captured on video.

NESN.COM - 2018-12-17 19:12:46

Some worry about neighborhood going to pot in Lowell

LOWELL -- Neighbors have aired their grievances about landfills and affordable housing projects at city and town meetings for years. Now, those who consider themselves "Nimbys" -- Not in my backyard -- have a new target: Recreational marijuana dispensaries.

LOWELL SUN - 2018-12-17 11:59:45

Will Ayer pastry chef rise to the top?

AYER -- Pastry chef Douglas Phillips has a sweet television gig. On Monday night, he'll appear as one three finalists on the Food Network's "Holiday Baking Championship," competing for a $25,000 prize.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-12-17 19:52:31

For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials refugee

BOSTON (AP) — A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2018-12-16 08:18:49

Car crashes into Lawrence building

LAWRENCE — A driver escaped injury Sunday when a car crashed into a building on Amesbury Street about 11 a.m. The car failed at the intersection of Amesbury and Canal streets and struck the brick building, according to police, who said the brakes apparently failed.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-16 22:10:51

Marlborough: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

MARLBOROUGH, MA — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Never fear! To save you some time, we've compiled a fresh batch of new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 19:33:00

Wind chills as low as 1 degree in Massachusetts Monday night

It will feel bitterly cold in Massachusetts Monday as blustery winds blow and temperatures drop overnight. The National Weather Service says wind gusts as strong as 50 miles per hour are expected to hit the state overnight. Coastal communities will feel the strongest winds, with the Outer Cape expec

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-12-17 10:47:40

Police: Intoxicated man damaged 24 cars in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Bedford man was taken into custody after he allegedly damaged 24 cars in Cambridge Friday night. Officers responding to the area of Sciarappa Street around 10:45 p.m. learned that a man wearing a black jacket with a Santa hat hanging out of his back pocket had broken the

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-17 10:29:25

Restored home of woman jailed during Salem witch trials is up for sale

BOSTON (AP) — A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-17 11:40:00

Snow Advisory Issued For Southern NH

SOUTHERN NH — The Monday morning commute will be slippery across Southern New Hampshire, as 2-3 inches of snow and icing are expected. The snow will start around midnight and continue through about 10 a.m. The National Weather Service issued a snow advisory for Nashua, Merrimack, Bedford, Salem, Exe

PATCH - 2018-12-16 20:58:00

Massachusetts Jail Ordered To Give Inmate Methadone For Opioid Addiction

On November 26, 2018, a United States District Court judge in Massachusetts issued a preliminary injunction ordering a jail to provide methadone to treat an inmate with opioid use disorder. The judge said the inmate was likely to prevail in his argument that such a refusal violated the Americans wit

OPENMINDS.COM - 2018-12-17 04:55:00

2 Massachusetts people arrested on drug trafficking charges

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested two Massachusetts people for Aggravated Trafficking in Heroin/Fentanyl on Thursday. MDEA Commander Scott J. Pelletier said agents from the Cumberland District Task Force arranged the delivery of fentanyl and heroin from Luis Ortiz of Lowell Massachusetts. O

NEWSCENTERMAINE.COM - 2018-12-15 15:45:00

For sale: Restored property of Salem witch trials refugee

A historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-16 15:54:05