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Two taken to hospital after fire at Beverly nursing home
BEVERLY -- Firefighters extinguished an early morning fire in a resident's room at the Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Sunday. Two patients were taken to Beverly Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after the 3:20 a.m. fire, Beverly fire Lt. Matt Hart said in a release.
Weekend area roundup: Fenwick girls, boys hockey teams secure big victories
Bishop Fenwick 4, Wilmington 1: Sophomore Gabby Davern scored twice and freshman Emma Perry broke a scoreless tie in the second period as the Crusaders (2-1) handed a Wildcats team that had only allowed one goal on the year its first loss Sunday morning. Freshman defenseman Lauren Dirarian had a goa
Eastern Massachusetts’ First Recreational Pot Shop Opens In Salem
SALEM, Mass. (CBS) – Salem city councilor Josh Turiel was the ceremonial first customer as Massachusetts’ newest recreational marijuana shop opened for business on Saturday.
'Orderly crowd' witnesses start of retail pot sales in Salem
SALEM — Alternative Therapies Group saw a slightly delayed, but otherwise smooth opening of recreational marijuana sales Saturday morning. By 10 a.m., the line to get in was growing beyond ATG's parking lot at 50 Grove St. and down a sidewalk along the property, as people with pre-registered appoint
Beverly: Check Out 5 Local Homes For Sale
BEVERLY, MA — When you're in the market for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a laborious task. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Customers: We've waited a long time to buy legal pot
SALEM — Some of the customers in line for Alternative Therapies Group's first day selling recreational marijuana said they've waited a long time for pot to be legalized. "I'm here just to make a legal purchase of marijuana," said Christopher Holland, 40, of Beverly, the first person in line before A
Lynn man allegedly tried to steal car with child in backseat, police say
LYNN, Mass. - A man in Lynn allegedly attempted to steal a car while a child had been sitting in the back seat, police say. Jonathan Leighton, 30, of Lynn, is facing several charges after police arrested him on Friday at around noon.
For sale in Framingham: Restored home of a Salem witch trials refugee
BOSTON — A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain could impact roads Sunday night into Monday morning for parts of Massachusetts
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to fall Sunday morning and night, but some areas of Massachusetts could see snow overnight. A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 a.m. Monday for the western and central parts of Massachusetts.
Man Helps Beverly Police Free Person Trapped Under Car
BEVERLY, MA -- Two Beverly Police officers and a neighbor helped free a man who was trapped under his car while changing a tire Sunday afternoon. Officers Dave Gagnon and John Vitale responded to the call on Elliott Street around 6 pm on Dec. 9 and were helped by a resident who was working in the ar
GIFTS OF HOPE: Beverly Bootstraps puts roof over family's heads
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is the third in a four-part series for the Beverly Citizen’s annual Gifts of Hope campaign. Though it took months of saving and some assistance from Beverly Bootstraps, Sandra* and her two adult children will finally have a roof over their heads this Christmas.
5 Beverly Area Open Houses To Check Out
BEVERLY, MA — Sometimes shopping for a house online doesn't quite do the trick. Photos won't always show all the fun little details, and they can often make a fixer-upper appear more spacious and sparkling than it is in reality. That's why you should always take advantage of a local open house: No m
For Sale: Restored Home Of Salem Witch Trials Refugee
BOSTON (AP) — A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.
5 things to do this weekend, Dec. 15-16
It may not be in 4D, like the version playing at the Museum of Science, but this “Polar Express” screening will include a make-your-own reindeer food station, hot chocolate, and a special jolly guest in red. And it’s free. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Goddard School, 244 Maple St., Middleton. Re
For sale: Restored property of Salem witch trials refugee
A historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.
Beverly cops, citizen hailed for lifting vehicle off injured man
BEVERLY, MASS. (WHDH) - Two Beverly police officers and a concerned citizen are being hailed as heroes after helping to free a man who became trapped under his car while changing a tire, officials said.
Danvers medical marijuana dispensary delays opening to January
DANVERS — The first medical dispensary in Danvers will not open until January, the second delay this winter. Sanctuary Medicinals first aimed to open its 2 Electronics Ave. dispensary, located in the Danvers Industrial Park on the southbound side of Route 1, this past spring. But Jason Sidman, CEO o
Salem marijuana shop set to start recreational sales Saturday
Salem retailer Alternative Therapies Group is set to start selling recreational marijuana at 9 a.m. on Saturday, becoming the third recreational dispensary in the state and the closest to home for Bostonians.
More Parking Relief At Beverly Middle School
BEVERLY, MA -- The city and its school system reached an agreement with Cummings Center Properties to use a designated area for parking for the remainder of the school year. The area is located directly across from the Balch Street entrance of the school, which has been plagued by traffic congestion
Cummings Employees Give $23,000 To 13 Beverly Nonprofits
From Cummings: Cummings Properties, the Woburn-based commercial real estate company, just donated $484,000 to hundreds of local nonprofit organizations via its Employee Directed Giving program. Through this annual philanthropic initiative, employees are invited to select a local nonprofit to receive