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Beverly Man Rams Police Cruiser In Attempt To Flee

BEVERLY, MA -- A man was ordered held without bail after ramming a police cruiser, knocking over headstones in a cemetery and crashing into a tree as he tried to flee police Thursday morning. Beverly Police were looking for Juan Rodriguez, 45, of Hilltop Drive in Beverly, after his girlfriend went t


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.


One Dead After Salem Construction Site Accident

SALEM, MA -- A construction worker at a construction site behind the former Knights of Columbus hall near Salem Common died from injuries sustained after he was pinned under a small excavator around 3 pm Friday afternoon. While the man, whose identity was not released, had no visible external injuri


Old North Festival Chorus concert to be held Palm Sunday

Maria van Kalken, director of the Old North Festival Chorus and Minister of Music at Old North Church, has announced registration and rehearsal details for the Annual Lenten Choral Concert, and extends a warm and enthusiastic welcome to all singers to join.


Beverly pair charged with running brothel out of Salem home

SALEM — A man and woman from Beverly have been arrested on charges that they ran a brothel inside a Salem residence, the attorney general announced Friday. Woonryong Heo, 29, and Hayun Nam, 29, were arrested Wednesday afternoon on Rantoul Street by state police, following an investigation by the AG'


BOYS BASKETBALL: Weekly North and South

4. Lawrence (14-5) 5. Boston Latin (13-5) 4. Catholic Memorial (14-5) 6. Hamilton-Wenham (11-7) 1. Lowell Catholic (14-4) 4. Manchester-Essex (14-6) 1. Bishop Connolly (13-1)


Driver Got Dinner After Fatal Hit-And-Run: Prosecutor [Patch PM]

Welcome to Friday's Patch PM. Here are the top headlines from across the Massachusetts Patch network. Details of the crash that killed longtime area educator Allison Donovan were discussed during the Norwood man's arraignment this morning.


Brand new construction along Beverly's picturesque coast

This brand new custom home by premier developer Votto Properties, LLC is clearly intended for the discriminating homebuyer. Sited along scenic Lothrop Street in Beverly, this waterfront stunner boasts nearly 3,000 square feet of elegant living space, unobstructed ocean views, and the always coveted


'Secrets of Sleep' talk to be held in Marblehead

Dr. Amanda Tracy will be giving a talk called "The Secrets of Sleep" on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. at 1 State St., Marblehead. She will explain the connections between nutrition, lifestyle habits and hormones, and how each impacts a night's sleep. She will share ways to naturally enjoy sleep by


State Police Break Up North Shore Sex Trafficking Ring

BEVERLY, MA -- A Salem residence was actually a brothel, and the woman working there were victims of human trafficking, according to an indictment from the Massachusetts Attorney General's office. State Police arrested Woonryong Heo, 29, and Hayun Nam, 29, both of Beverly, Thursday and charged each


Woman dead after being hit by cement truck while riding her bicycle in Boston

The woman who was seriously injured after being hit by a cement truck while riding her bicycle in Boston Friday has died, state police said. Massachusetts State Police have not identified the woman, who was hit by the truck at the intersection of Brookline Avenue and Park Drive around 1:40 p.m.


Cancer survivor named PE teacher of the year

BEVERLY — On the first day of Ben Goodhue's physical education and wellness classes, he likes to show students the "mask." For six weeks, five days a week, Goodhue wore a mask to stabilize his head while undergoing radiation treatment for brain cancer. He survived the ordeal thanks in part to his ph


Friday's area roundup: Beverly's Jones takes D2 crown in dash

At the Division 2 state meet at Reggie Lewis Center, sensational sophomore sprinter Jaichaun Jones took home gold in the dash by winning the race in a new school record of 6.47 seconds over 55 meters. Jones was also fourth in the 300 with a time of 36.30 seconds.


AAA Gives 3 MA Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating

AAA has released its national lists of five- and four-star restaurants, and 14 restaurants in Massachusetts made one of the two lists. The five-star list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. In other words, just 0.2 pe


Worker killed in construction accident at condo development

SALEM — A worker at a construction site behind the former Knights of Columbus hall near Salem Common has died after he was pinned under a small excavator Friday afternoon, police confirmed Friday evening.


Hospital: Failure to read reports may have allowed pill thefts to go undetected

BEVERLY — A former Beverly Hospital pharmacy technician managed to steal nearly 18,000 pills, most of them opioids, over a 13-month period in part because a supervisor “likely” was not reviewing reports that could have alerted her to discrepancies in pill counts, the hospital told the Department of


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.


Beverly Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

BEVERLY, MA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening. Overcast throughout the day. Mostly cloudy in the morning.


Cantabrigian, 69, is killed in Friday collision: Paula Sharaga was on bicycle in intersection

Cambridge resident Paula Sharaga, 69, died in a traffic crash that took place shortly before 1:45 p.m. Friday at Brookline Avenue and Park Drive in Boston. Sharaga was riding a bicycle through the intersection, a complicated area near the Fenway Landmark Center and Riverway that is also fed by Boyls


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