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Mayor: Amesbury hockey complex to open in 2020
While the company behind the project, Billerica-based Global Property Development Corp., has publicly stated it intends to break ground on the $48 million ice hockey complex in the early spring, Mayor Ken Gray told a group of Amesbury High School students Tuesday night he expects the complex to open
Cyclist biking across US to raise money for childhood cancer killed in Lamar County
Subscribed, but don't have a login? A fundraising cycling tour turned tragic this week when a 32-year-old cyclist from Kittery, Maine, was struck by a vehicle on U.S. 98 near WPA and Herman Lucas roads in Lamar County. James Dobson was trying to raise $10,000 on the Positive Vibes Tour for CHaD hear
Salisbury PD: 2 fatal drug overdoses in 24 hours
SALISBURY – Two people suffered fatal overdoses in a 24-hour span from a toxic batch of fentanyl, with five overdoses overall in that period, police said Wednesday.
Kittery man killed while riding bike across country
James Dobson, 32, was on a “Positive Vibes Tour” to raise $10,000 for childhood cancer research at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchock.
Driver faces drug charges after West Newbury crash
WEST NEWBURY – When Mark Boisvert crashed his white pickup into a Main Street utility pole Sunday afternoon, not only did he almost collide with a car heading in the opposite direction, but he was high on drugs, police said.
Seabrook woman barred from Port bar
Victoria Doyle, 53, was charged in October 2017 with assault and battery after several police officers responded to a fight at the club.
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen spotted at ‘Hamilton’ in Boston - The Boston Globe
About three rows behind her, a couple sat smiling as they waited for the play to begin: It was New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bündchen.
One person killed in Merrimack accident
The driver, with serious injuries, was trapped inside the heavily damaged vehicle, police said in a release, adding the driver was eventually removed and transported to an area hospital where the person was pronounced dead a short time later.
Firefighters battle blaze at Lawrence home where flames pour out of building
The exact address of the building was not immediately available. Other details of the fire, including whether anyone was inside the building, were also not immediately available.
Man with 44-year criminal record sentenced to probation for Boston bank robbery
Gregory Carter, 61, was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay $6,129 in restitution by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Rya W. Zobel on Tuesday. He pleaded guilty in to one count of unarmed bank robbery in August 2017, said Christina DiLorio-Sterling, spokeswoman for Attorney Gener
Hampton man charged after drunken brawl at motel
Sweetapple, 40, faces charges of burglary, aggravated driving while intoxicated, criminal threatening, and domestic violence-related simple assault for the alleged altercation inside an apartment at Jonathan’s Motel on Oct. 17.
Power restored to Golden Hill School in Haverhill after brief outage
All students were kept safe and comfortable during the outage, officials said. They said firefighters were at the school to conduct a fire drill, and when children returned to the building after the drill, it was discovered that half of the building had lost power.
Maine firefighters to gather warm clothes for families affected by Mass. gas explosions
YORK, Maine — It has been two months since a gas explosion ripped through neighborhoods in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, Massachusetts, damaging 131 homes and businesses and, in the end, leaving many thousands of people without a place to stay. Today, most are unable to return to their homes.
Lawrence man wanted for alleged child assault - The Boston Globe
Edwin Fantauzzi, 30, allegedly attacked the child in the area of 10 Hammond St. on November 3, Boston police said in a press release Tuesday.
Football: Late Amesbury comeback falls short as Swampscott wins Division 5 North title
SWAMPSCOTT — Amesbury was in trouble. Minutes earlier, the Indians had converted a do-or-die 4th and 2 from deep in their own territory, but now they were much farther from the line. Trailing Swampscott by 14 with under six minutes to play, the Indians opted to punt, counting on their defense to get
Haverhill Career Criminal to Serve Five Years of Probation for 2017 Bank Robbery
A Haverhill man, sentenced to prison 10 times since 1974, will serve five years of probation for his role in a March 2017 Santander Bank robbery in Boston.
Southern NH Snow Forecast: 2-6 Inches
CONCORD, NH -- Winter makes its unofficial start in Southern New Hampshire this week. After heavy rain drenched the state Tuesday, temperatures will plummet Wednesday and a wind storm will whip up 50 mph gusts. Wind chill values could approach zero. The frigid weather will continue Thursday and snow
First Oversight Hearings For Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions Set
BOSTON, MA -- State Senators will hold a series of hearings beginning December 4 in response to the Sept. 13 Merrimack Valley gas explosions which killed one, damaged or destroyed 131 buildings and left thousands of people looking at weeks or even months without gas or hot water. The first hearing,
Seabrook mobile home fire drives out 2 residents
Just after 3 a.m., a mobile home caught fire at 454 New Zealand Road, Edwards said. Fire officials were on the scene for about three-and-a-half hours to completely put out the fire, which required extensive overhaul, according to firefighters.
Maine Town Names Wilmington Police Officer Chief
KITTERY, ME -- Kittery, ME Town Manager Kendra Amaral said Tuesday that Wilmington Deputy Police Chief Robert Richter will be the town's next chief of police. Richter has been with the Wilimington Police Department for 33 years.