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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.


Does Andover Owe You Money? Check The List Of Unclaimed Funds

ANDOVER, MA -- The town posted a list of unclaimed funds Friday that were deemed to be abandoned. If your name is on the list, you can claim the money by filing a written request to UnclaimedFunds@andoverma.us, or Andover Town Hall, Attn: Treasurer, 36 Bartlet St. Andover, MA 01810. Funds not claime


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.


What's Open, Closed On President's Day In North Andover

NORTH ANDOVER, MA -- Monday is President's Day, not to mention the first day of February vacation for public school students throughout Massachusetts. The holiday was actually established in 1885 to honor President George Washington. It was later renamed Presidents Day to celebrate the birthdays of


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


State police charge PA man in flying ice incident

A Pennsylvania truck driver has been cited after ice flew off the tractor-trailer he was driving on Interstate 495 in Andover on Thursday and smashed through the windshield of another vehicle, injuring a 6-year-old girl, police said.


Former Andover teacher sentenced after sending child into arcade game

SALEM, N.H. — A recently resigned Andover middle school teacher accused of using his young child to steal from an arcade game at the Mall at Rockingham Park pleaded guilty to lesser charges Thursday in exchange for a lighter penalty.


Trump may have his first 2020 Republican challenger with former Massachusetts governor

Washington (CNN)Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said he's launching a presidential exploratory committee to run in 2020 as a Republican. "I hope to see the Republican Party assume once again the mantle of being the party of Lincoln. It upsets me that our energies as a society are being sapped by


What's Happening: Memorial Hall Library

There are plenty of activities and events going on in February for adults at the Memorial Hall Library. American history with Don Robb: The five frontiers of the American West. Local historian, Don Robb, will explore the history (and the myths) of the American West from the perspective of five diffe


Surveillance Video Shows Suspect Use Syringe to Threaten Clerk in Attempted Robbery

A Massachusetts convenience store worker is back on the job after being threatened by a man with a syringe. The incident happened Feb. 13 at the Union Supermarket on Park Street in Lawrence.


Driver fined in ice-into-windshield incident

ANDOVER — After a sheet of ice flew off a truck and injured a girl on Interstate 495 on Thursday, a driver has been fined. The driver was a 34-year-old male from Williamsport, Pennsylvania, who was driving for Watsontown Trucking, also of Pennsylvania. He has been fined $200 for "carrying an unsecur


Tewksbury Street Bridge In Andover Will Be Closed During Day

ANDOVER, MA -- The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the Tewksbury Street Bridge over the Pan Am Railroad in Andover will be closed to all vehicular traffic during daytime hours from Tuesday, Feb. 19 and Wednesday, Feb. 20. The sidewalk across the bridge will re


New Battle Grounds: Haverhill coffee shop expands to Lawrence

LAWRENCE — Less than three years after Battle Grounds Coffee Co. — a focal point of Haverhill's revitalized downtown — opened its doors on Washington Street, the veteran-owned and operated cafe has expanded upriver.


What's Happening at The Center at Punchard

The Center at Punchard (The Center), 30 Whittier Court, Andover, has lots of activities and programs on tap. Friday Night Special: Chinese American Association of Andovers and Andover Elder Services host free activities at The Center on Fridays, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., including Zumba, yoga, ping po


Hundreds Attend Burial Of Lawrence World War II Veteran With No Surviving Family

LAWRENCE (CBS) – He has no living family, but the turnout for the funeral of a World War II veteran from Lawrence was huge none and the less. And almost no one there had ever met him.


Andover suicide linked to Hooksett, N.H. murders

HOOKSETT, N.H. — Officials announced last Thursday that a double homicide in Hooksett is linked to a high-speed chase and apparent suicide in Andover. Hooksett police said they were called Monday by Andover police for a wellness check at the home of June Cosma, 79, and Thomas Cosma, 80. The married


Andover girls are D1 track champs, and they have the shirts to back it up

Andover girls’ track coach Peter Comeau came to the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center Thursday afternoon with T-shirts that read “2019 State Champs.” Comeau did not tell his athletes.


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.


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.


Man Hospitalized After Bobcat Falls on Top of Him in Salem

A man was hospitalized Friday afternoon after a bobcat fell on top of him in Salem, Massachusetts. Fire officials said they responded to 94 Washington Square East for the incident.