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Newburyport, Amesbury and Salisbury declare parking bans starting Saturday

Newburyport, Amesbury and Salisbury have declared street parking bans, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday for Salisbury, 5 p.m. in Amesbury and 9 p.m. Saturday in Newburyport. In something of a break with past practices, the city of Newburyport is asking residents not to park in a large portion of the Gre


National Weather Service issues winter storm warning for Saturday evening through Sunday as parts of Massachusetts prepare for a foot of snow

As Massachusetts prepares for what could be the first major snowstorm this winter, the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning. The warning has been issued for a period starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, running through 7 p.m. Sunday, and includes Franklin, Worcester, Middlesex, Essex a


Pedestrian struck in Newburyport; Amesbury driver cited

NEWBURYPORT — A 47-year-old man was flown by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital Wednesday night after he was struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk at the corner of High and Oakland streets.


Hampton Parking Ban Issued Ahead Of Monster Snowstorm

HAMPTON, NH — Hampton officials issued a parking ban this weekend ahead of a monster snowstorm. The ban starts Saturday at 7 p.m. and continues through Monday at 7 p.m. No on-street parking is allowed during that time and violators will be towed.


Preschool screening slated in Amesbury

AMESBURY — The city’s public schools will hold their annual preschool screening Feb. 13-15 at Amesbury Elementary School, 20 S. Hampton Road. This screening is only for children born between Sept. 2, 2014, and Sept. 1, 2016. The screening is not to be confused with kindergarten screening, which will


Cashman students honor King's legacy

AMESBURY — Third- and fourth-grade students at Charles C. Cashman Elementary School taught their peers about Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, noting that the holiday is more than just a day off from school and the civil rights leader is an example how others can be respectful and promote peace.


Free Jackets at SVdP Exeter!

SVdP Exeter is giving away FREE winter jackets to anyone in need! Operation Warm donated 500 jackets that will help so many struggling individuals and families stay warm. Come to the center at 53 Lincoln Street Exeter from 8:30am-4pm Monday through Friday to pick up your jacket.


Pentucket reviews school emergency plan

GROVELAND — It was hard to miss the irony Tuesday night as Superintendent Justin Bartholomew laid out his contingency plan in the event of a major infrastructure emergency at one of the six Pentucket schools while the town’s Water and Sewer Department was working into the night to repair a water mai


Driver was going 97 miles per hour on Massachusetts Turnpike while high on marijuana, state police say

A West Boylston man is facing several charges for allegedly speeding on the Massachusetts Turnpike while high on marijuana, state police said. Cameron Derose, 21, was driving 97 miles per hour in a 65-mile-per-hour zone in Warren around 7:45 p.m. Thursday, state police said.


First Exeter LitFest to take place April 5 and 6

EXETER – On April 5 and 6, Exeter will hold its first literary festival, “Exeter LitFest.” This event celebrates the diversity of Exeter writers, both past and present. The kick-off is Friday night with an all-ages literary costume and cosplay party with music and dancing in the Exeter Town Hall, fe


Fourth Arrest Made In 2017 Murder Of Haverhill Teen

HAVERHILL (CBS) – A fourth suspect has been charged in the 2017 murder of a Haverhill teen. Joseph Maxwell Benner, 21, of Haverhill has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of Bryce Finn.


Popular Lawrence Diner Reopens Four Months After Merrimack Valley Explosions

LAWRENCE (CBS) – A popular diner in Lawrence opened Friday morning for the first time since the Merrimack Valley explosions. Carleen’s Coffee Shop is one of the last businesses to reopen. It comes four months after a devastating series of fires and explosions in the region.


Man charged with shooting Lawrence girl in the head is held without bail

LAWRENCE — A judge allowed a man accused of shooting a 16-year-old Lawrence girl in the head to hide behind a door during his arraignment late Thursday morning in Lawrence District Court.


Woman sues luxury resort in Massachusetts after severe allergic reaction

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A luxury Massachusetts resort has been sued by a woman with a nut allergy who landed in the hospital after being served a veggie burger containing cashews.


Exeter 'Serial Infector' Appeals Prison Sentence

EXETER, NH — David Kwiatkowski, the former Exeter Hospital worker who caused a hepatitis C outbreak that infected 32 patients, is appealing his prison sentence. In 2013, Kwiatkowski was sentenced to 39 years in prison. Kwiatkowski, who has hepatitis C, admitted to shooting himself up with patients'


Teen, Lawrence gas-explosion survivor, ID’d as attempted-murder victims

A man who saw his friend crushed to death in the Merrimack Valley gas explosions and a 16-year-old girl in serious conditions after a gunshot wound to her head are among the alleged victims of a Lawrence man facing attempted murder charges.


Police Make Drug Bust At North Andover Mall

NORTH ANDOVER, MA -- North Andover Police arrested two men on drug charges Wednesday after an investigation into suspicious activity at the North Andover Mall. Luis Gonzalez, no age or date of birth provided, was charged with trafficking Fentanyl and possession of crack cocaine. Eric Stathakis, 40,


4th person charged in connection with murder of Haverhill grad

HAVERHILL, MASS. (WHDH) - A fourth person has been charged in connection with the June 2017 murder of a Haverhill teen, officials say. Joseph Maxwell Benner, 21, of Haverhill, has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Bryce Finn, according to Essex District At


Maine man killed in snowmobile crash

ROXBURY, Maine (AP) — Game wardens say a snowmobile operator died in a crash in Roxbury, becoming the second person killed in a snowmobile crash this season in Maine. Wardens say 47-year-old Gregory Simmons, of Andover, Maine, was thrown from his snowmobile Thursday evening on a trail in the town no


New bill would change Massachusetts lobster processing laws

January 18, 2019 — The first bill introduced in the Massachusetts Senate in 2019 aims to modernize the state’s lobster processing rules and expand in-state processing. Massachusetts currently allows only for the production and sale of live and cooked lobsters and canned lobster meat, while raw and f