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Middlesex County Girl Third Child To Die From Flu: DPH

A third child in Massachusetts has died from the flu, health officials said Tuesday. The Department of Public Health said the a girl from Middlesex County has died from flu-related illness.


$100,000 Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA- A winning instant lotto game ticket was sold in Framingham and the prize is $100,000. The Massachusetts State Lottery announced the ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms, 730 Cochituate Rd in Framingham.


Ashland police chief leaving to lead Regis campus police

Craig Davis of Holliston, most recently the police chief in Ashland, has been appointed chief of campus police at Regis College in Weston. “As a senior command officer for most of his career, Craig’s leadership, integrity and significant experience make him the ideal candidate to serve as Regis’ chi


Windsor Drive Framingham fire deemed electrical

FRAMINGHAM – The two-alarm fire that heavily damaged two units in a condominium complex last week was an electrical fire, officials said on Tuesday. The fire at the Windsor Green Condominiums, 1710 Windsor Drive, on Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. was accidental, according to a joint release by the state Fire Mar


Framingham Receives Most Snow in Middlesex County With Latest Storm

FRAMINGHAM – The National Weather Service is reporting the City of Framingham received the most snow with the Presidents’ Day storm. A ham radio operator reported 3.8 inches of snow in Framingham at 10:06 a.m. today, Feb. 18.


Framingham Has $100,000 Lottery Winner

The Massachusetts Lottery announced today, Feb. 19 that a winning MassCash ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Framingham for Friday’s drawing. The ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms, 730 Cochituate Road in Framingham. It is worth $100,000.


Sen. Cindy Friedman named health care financing chair

Sen. Cindy F. Friedman, D-Arlington, was named Senate co-chair of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing by Senate President Karen E. Spilka, D-Ashland, for the 2019-20 legislative session which began in January.


No Bail For Sex Offender Accused Of Kidnapping 2 Girls In Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — A Level 3 sex offender who is charged with kidnapping two girls appeared before a judge Tuesday. Fifty-two-year-old Lionel Ivan Braithwaite Jr. pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Cambridge District Court and will be held without bail.


Cause of fire at Framingham condo complex is electrical, officials said

The cause of a fire which displaced about 10 people at a Framingham condominium complex last week was electrical, officials said. “There were two possible electrical sources behind the entertainment center in the living room – an outlet that showed some damage and an overloaded power strip,” Jennife


Framingham woman robbed at gunpint trying to sell Gucci shoes

FRAMINGHAM – A Framingham woman trying to sell a pair of expensive shoes was instead robbed at gunpoint on Saturday at a Rte. 9 apartment complex, police said. The woman was not injured in the 8:57 p.m. robbery at the Jefferson Hills apartments, 1622 Worcester Road, Deputy Police Chief Ron Brandolin


Man Killed in Rollover Crash in Auburn, Mass.

A man was killed overnight following a single-vehicle rollover crash in Auburn, Massachusetts. State police said the fatal crash happened at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday on the eastbound ramp from Route 12 to Route 290.


Car crashes into Red Roof Inn in Framimngham

FRAMINGHAM – A Cochituate Road hotel was forced to board up one of its rooms after a car crashed through the wall last Saturday. Police are still investigating the 12:55 p.m. crash at the Red Roof Inn on 650 Cochituate Road. Deputy Police Chief Ron Brandolini said the investigating officer has not c


Here’s what Elizabeth Warren’s child care plan would mean for parents in Massachusetts and beyond

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan this week to address one of the biggest rising costs for American families: Child care. The Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate is calling for a “robust” increase in federal funding to local governments, schools, and other nonprofit groups to


MA Magician Pulls 'America's Got Talent' Win Out Of Hat: Patch PM

Welcome to Tuesday's Patch PM. Here are the top headlines from across the Massachusetts Patch network. Magician Shin Lim Wins 'America's Got Talent Champions'. It came down to 14-year-old ventriloquist puppeteer Darci Lynne Farmer and Waltham's own magician, Shin Lim, at the "America's Got Talent: T


N.H. 6-year-old medflighted Sunday after sledding accident

What was supposed to be a day of sledding fun off of Horse Hill Road in Marlborough, New Hampshire, with family and friends turned into a scary situation involving a 6-year-old girl on Sunday.


Framingham girls hockey hosts tournament to show hockey is for everyone

FRAMINGHAM — Chloe Schneiderman came close to scoring a few times on a shift in the second period on Tuesday, but the Framingham girls hockey player still had nothing to show for it.


Report recommends branding downtown Southborough

SOUTHBOROUGH — A nonprofit research organization recommends the town creates a sense of place for downtown. The short-term recommendation comes as part of a report completed by The Urban Land Institute. The discussion on downtown improvements started about a year and half ago, said Economic Developm


I-495 Crash Causes Morning Commute Delays In Milford

MILFORD, MA- Commuters on I-495 in Milford were hit with more traffic than usual on Tuesday morning and it wasn't from the holiday weekend. A two-car crash closed down several lanes of I-495 North in Milford at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday. State police said the crash happened near Exit 20 in Milford. The left


Release: Needham Police welcomes new officer

Feb. 15 -- Officer Brian Soll joined the Needham Police Department on Jan. 2, went though a modified training program and was assigned on his own on Jan. 21. Soll began his law enforcement career with the New York City Police Department in 2003 and was assigned to patrol and ultimately to a speciali


Man Charged With OUI After Crashes In Natick & Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA- A Framingham man is facing several charges including OUI and driving with an open container of alcohol. Police got a call on Feb. 11 about an erratic driver coming from Natick down Route 9 in a white van. Officers on patrol pulled over the white van that was now driving erratically o