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Concord resident saved by Acton family

When Joanne Barber of Concord arrived at Acton Self Storage at 4 Post Office Square Road, Saturday, Jan. 19, she said she was already exhausted. “I remember thinking: I can hardly breathe,” said Barber, who lives at Newbury Court, an independent senior living facility in Concord.


Acton Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

ACTON, MA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Overcast throughout the day. Mostly cloudy until afternoon. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.


Proposed art project will highlight people in Maynard

Holly Camero hcamero@wickedlocal.com @BeaconVillager — Imagine walking down the street and looking up at one of the buildings in town and seeing your friend’s picture on the wall outside. Or your own.


5 things to do this week in Maynard, Stow and beyond

Holly Camero hcamero@wickedlocal.com @BeaconVillager — School vacation is right around the corner, but we've got you covered. Find out what's going on in and around town this week.


Man went out to dinner after killing woman in Somerville hit and run, prosecutors say

SOMERVILLE — After Edward Clark allegedly struck and killed 40-year-old Allison Donovan with his truck on a busy street here last week, he didn’t stop, authorities said. Instead, prosecutors asserted Friday, he kept driving to his girlfriend’s Medford residence, and the couple enjoyed a dinner out a


Massachusetts Supreme Court dismisses Nagog Pond case

Concord won a small victory in the ongoing dispute with Littleton and Acton over usage of Nagog Pond last week, when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court dismissed a complaint filed by Littleton.


Great Wolf Lodge Employee Charged With Raping Co-Worker At Fitchburg Resort

FITCHBURG (CBS) – A worker at the Great Wolf Lodge water park in Fitchburg is charged with raping a co-worker at the resort earlier this week. Darren Ngabe, 23, of Fitchburg, was released on $2,500 bail after his arraignment Wednesday in Fitchburg District Court. He was also ordered to stay away fro


Yang has a banner day for Acton-Boxborough track at Div. 1 finals

Doug Hastings dhastings@wickedlocal.com @the_dougout — The Acton-Boxborough High School boys and girls track and field squads competed in the Div. 1 state finals on Thursday at the Reggie Lewis Center.


I-TEAM: Dozens of nurses licenses suspended, revoked in western Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Abandoning patients, working while impaired and showing up to work reeking of alcohol, these are just some of the reasons why dozens of nurses in western Massachusetts have their licenses suspended, revoked or voluntarily surrendered over the past year.


Video Of Man Accused Of Grabbing Girl In Cambridge: Police

CAMBRIDGE, MA —Police are releasing video of the two sisters under the age of 14 walking quickly down Williams Street with a man they didn't know in the hopes someone will recognize the man who the girls say grabbed one of them.


Here are the best restaurants in Massachusetts, according to AAA

AAA has announced its 2019 list of best restaurants nationwide — and several of the top-rated establishments are located right here in Massachusetts. Here’s a look at the local restaurants that got Five Diamonds, which is the highest rating AAA awards.


New label for Acton stable

ACTON -- The Massachusetts State Police on Tuesday dedicated a training center for horse-mounted officers to the memory of Lt. Maureen Wesinger-Lewis, a leader in horseback patrol who died of a rare cancer last June.


Three Lowell residents facing fentanyl trafficking charges

LOWELL -- Three Lowell residents arrested Thursday on fentanyl trafficking charges were arraigned in Lowell District Court Friday. Glenn Burns, 46, Glenn Vigeant, 53, and Tracy Vigeant, 47, were arrested after police searched their apartment at 225 Branch St. on the second floor.


Open Door Theater Launches 39th Season With The Little Mermaid

Open Door Theater brings their captivating production of The Little Mermaid to the Dragonfly Theater at R.J. Grey Junior High, 16 Charter Road in Acton for seven performances, March 29 – April 7, 2019. Based on the beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale and the Disney animated film, the story fo


Truck Driver ID'd for Ice Chunk That Injured Girl on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts

The truck company and driver responsible for injuring a 6-year-old girl when a large piece of ice flew off a tractor-trailer and hit the windshield of the vehicle she was riding in on Interstate 495 in Massachusetts was identified on Friday, according to state police.


Corrections officer accused of driving drunk, crashing into Leominster home

LEOMINSTER, Mass. - A local corrections officer is being charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and smashing his truck into a home in Leominster. Police say Christopher Bomengen, 27, of Leominster, was placed under arrest for OUI and operating to endanger after he slammed his truck in


Framingham Man Found With Fentanyl: Police

FRAMINGHAM, MA- A Framingham man is facing drug possession with intent to distribute charges after police found him passed out in a Route 9 Motel on Monday. Police got a call that a man, identified as Michael Gonzalez, was intoxicated and banging on one of the motel room doors on the second floor. W


AG: Massachusetts Couple Charged With Sex Trafficking at Salem Brothel

A Massachusetts couple is facing charges for allegedly trafficking women for sex at a Salem brothel that served as a front for human trafficking and money laundering, according to the attorney general's office.


Pepe's pizza opening second location in Massachusetts

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is spreading the pizza love by bringing its famed New Haven-style pizza to a second location outside of Connecticut. Pepe's is bringing it's famous New Haven-style pizza to a second location in Massachusetts.


Medford Woman Missing; Police Seek Public's Help

MEDFORD, MA – Police are searching for a Medford woman who has not been seen since dropping her husband off at work Wednesday morning. Maria Carvalho, 65, was last seen driving a black Ford Escape SUV with Massachusetts license plate number 2SK163.