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Man found with gunshot wound on Lowell street

Over a half dozen officers, as well as a detective, were at a more active scene at Middlesex and Webber streets, where investigators eventually marked over a half dozen pieces of evidence in a parking lot. A detective photographed those items.

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-05-26 04:37:53

Crowds pack Hampton Beach for Memorial Day Weekend

“I remember when the floods were happening, it was all flooded over there,” said Andre Neveux of Newton, MA.

WMUR.COM - 2018-05-26 03:18:00

Heroin Ring Busted · Dog Beaten · Waitress Stabbed: MA Crime

PEABODY, MA — State and local authorities this week said they broke up a massive opioid ring on the North Shore. Thirteen people were arrested and police said they seized more than 2 kilograms of heroin and fentanyl, thousands of pills and nearly a half-million dollars.

PATCH - 2018-05-26 00:09:23

Inner-city club opens up to boys, expands programs

Courtesy photoChildren and staff celebrate the recent opening of the new Youth EmpowerHouse, formerly Girls Inc., on William Street in Haverhill.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-05-26 08:00:00

Couple charged with rape, enticement remain behind bars

Jose Sanchez and Alina Santos enter the prisoners dock as they are arraigned last week on statutory rape, kidnapping and enticement charges at Lawrence District Court on Thursday. On Friday, a judge ordered that the couple remain held without bail.AMANDA SABGA/Staff file photo

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-05-25 17:30:00

Lawrence couple in rape, enticement case held without bail 

AMANDA SABGA/Staff file photo Jose Sanchez and Alina Santos enter the prisoners dock as they are arraigned on statutory rape, kidnapping and enticement charges last week at Lawrence District Court. Friday, a judge ordered that the couple continue to be held without bail.Amanda Sabga

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-05-25 23:22:10

Amesbury's big weekend arrives with Incorporation Day, Memorial Day

Incorporation Day opening ceremonies will be held at City Hall Sunday, at 11 a.m. and will feature Mayor Ken Gray, Amesbury Treasures president Peter Bryant and the Lord Mayor of Amesbury, England, Richard Allen.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-05-26 04:15:00

English officials arrive for Amesbury's 350th celebration

The Lord Mayor of Amesbury, England, Richard Allen and his wife Paddy, a town councillor, arrived in the city Thursday and have been on a whirlwind tour of their sister city ever since.“Words fail me,” Richard Allen said. “This is a wonderful little town.”The Allens are expected to spend the next we

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-26 07:00:00

Colon's Mother: My Son Was Not a Gang Member, Calls Reports to Contrary 'Lies'

Colon’s mother, Michelee Geronimo, spoke out after a poster on Mayor James J. Fiorentini’s official Facebook page accused the teen of being in a gang, citing an unnamed source in the Haverhill Police Department.

WHAV.NET - 2018-05-25 00:15:20

Woman Who Had Charges Dropped In Fatal Crash: 'Can't Touch This'

NORTH ANDOVER, MA -- Turtleboy Sportsposteda screen shot of a Facebook post by Shiina Dionne, the 28-year-old woman who had charges dropped in the crash that killed a North Andover tow truck driver. In the post, Dionne wrote "My case is being dropped * plays MC Hammers [sic] 'Can't Touch This'."

PATCH - 2018-05-24 17:23:08

2 arrested after shooting in Merrimack

The victim, whose identity has not been released, was shot in the torso Wednesday night, police said. He was taken to a hospital in Nashua before being transferred to a hospital in Burlington, Massachusetts. His condition has not been released, but officials said he was stable Wednesday night.


Homeless camps cleared out along Merrimack River

"I enjoy being outside," said Mark Donald Ricard, who goes by "River." "I can't stand being in the city or apartments."

WMUR.COM - 2018-05-24 22:30:00

Bail review hearing for accused child rapist in Amesbury case continued until June

NEWBURYPORT – A Newton man charged with child rape will remain behind bars at least for the next few weeks after Wednesday's bail review hearing in Salem Superior Court was continued until next month.David W. Barnes, 43, of Varick Road, in the Waban section of Newton, was arrested last Thursday at w


The Amesbury Beat: Big birthday weekend for hometown

It’s certainly a big weekend in the community as Amesbury turns 350 years old on Sunday!While officially a city, many residents and alumni still consider Amesbury to be their hometown. With a rich history of shipbuilding, carriage manufacturing and ties to the start of the automobile industry, Amesb

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-25 07:00:00

Amesbury Days 2018: A salute to city's 350th

Amesbury is about to celebrate the 350th anniversary of its incorporation in style.Nearly all of Amesbury will take part in a special event on Sunday, May 27.A total of 16 Amesbury Treasures, including the Whittier Home and Lowell’s Boat Shop, will be open for tours, with a trolley ferrying visitors

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-25 07:00:00

Visiting the Amesbury home of a famed poet

The Whittier Home, one of the “Amesbury Treasures” located at 86 Friend St., is the home where John Greenleaf Whittier lived — with his sister Elizabeth, who was also a poet; his mother, Abigail, and Aunt Mercy — from 1836 until his death in 1892.As a committed abolitionist, faithful Quaker, creativ

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-25 07:00:00

Weekend Weather: Four-Day Forecast For Hampton

Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening. High 79, low 55.

PATCH - 2018-05-25 01:05:21

13 arrested in 'major' North Shore drug ring

Law enforcement authorities dismantled a major drug trafficking operation on the North Shore with the arrests of 13 people on Tuesday, according to an announcement by the state Attorney General's Office.Authorities said they seized nearly 2 1/2 kilograms of heroin/fentanyl, 3,000 pills and $415,000


Amesbury native's art displayed on 'Miracle Wall'

Skovron is a Newton, New Hampshire-based artist born and raised in Amesbury, where her desire to create art began at a young age. As far back as Skovron remembers, art has always been her creative outlet: a form of expression and enjoyment, she said in a press release.


Methuen man, Dominican national indicted for fentanyl trafficking conspiracy

Carlos Torres, 26, of Methuen, is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.