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Lowell man found dead in Billerica

BILLERICA -- The Middlesex District Attorney's Office revealed that a body found off Concord Road on Wednesday morning is that of a 30-year-old Lowell man. The identification of the man was being withheld pending notification of next of kin, according to a statement from the District Attorney's Off

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-21 10:34:34

Upcoming at Billerica Public Library

Delvena Theatre Company: Salem Witch Hysteria Young Adult Program 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 Patrons can watch dramatizations of the true stories of the Salem Witch Hysteria. The setting is Salem in 1692, a year in which, of the approximate 168 men and women accused of practicing witchcraft, 20 were executed.

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 20:08:19

UPDATE: Body of Lowell man found off Concord Road in Billerica

Today at approximately 5:30 a.m. Billerica Police responded to a report of an unresponsive male on Concord Road in the area of Dean Road in Billerica. Upon arrival, first responders attempted to administer medical assistance to the victim, however he was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. Th

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 00:21:51

Man Found Dead In Billerica, Investigation Underway

BILLERICA, MA - A suspicious death is being investigated here, authorities confirmed Wednesday morning. The body of a man was located off Concord Road around 5:30 a.m., Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Billerica Chief of Police Daniel Rosa said in a release. The death is being investigate

PATCH - 2017-09-20 13:43:29

Billerica police probe 'suspicious death'

BILLERICA -- The Middlesex District Attorney's office and Billerica police are investigating the suspicious death of a man found off Concord Road Wednesday morning. Ryan and Deputy Police Chief Roy Frost released few details about the incident, including the address. A statement from Ryan's office

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-20 13:12:45

Dorchester man, 30, held, charged with murders on Expressway, Santuit Street

A 30-year-old Dorchester man has been charged with two homicides that took place in the neighborhood a week ago (Sept. 10) - a double-shooting on the Southeast Expressway that killed a motorcyclist and another that left a woman dead later that night on Santuit Street. Authorities allege that Lance H

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Two people stabbed in Dorchester - The Boston Globe

A double stabbing in Dorchester Thursday morning has left one person with life threatening injuries, Boston police said. Officers responded to the call at 8:04 a.m. and found two people with stab wounds at 50 Bradshaw St., according to Boston Police Department spokeswoman Maisha Miraj. Both victims

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Court listens to multple sclerosis expert on the Sweet Tomatoes case

This morning a multiple sclerosis expert spoke at Middlesex Superior Court in the Bradford Casler hearing. Casler, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, is charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of driving to endanger after he drove his car into Sweet Tomatoes restaurant in March

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 18:36:08

It's a carnival atmosphere with BATV

BILLERICA -- Billerica Access Television (BATV) will transform this week into a carnivalesque party for youth programs members, friends and kids interested in learning more about BATV. On Friday from 6 to 10 p.m., there will be free activities and food at BATV, located at 430 Boston Road. The even

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-21 10:35:18

The Latest: Hernandez's daughter suing NFL, Patriots

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on deceased NFL star Aaron Hernandez being diagnosed with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez's daughter are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots over his death. The lawsuit filed in federal cour

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 20:33:13

Fishing industry awaits Rafael outcome

John Sladewski /Standard Times via AP/Carlos Rafael, talking on the phone in 2014 near his herring boat F/V Voyager in New Bedford, is due to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal.John Sladewski The specter of Carlos Rafael, along with hi

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 22:00:00

Woman charged in bomb hoax at college

DANVERS - A New Bedford woman was arraigned Thursday on charges that she sent multiple emails to North Shore Community College campus police, falsely claiming her ex-boyfriend and his brother were about to "shoot up" and bomb the Danvers campus back in July. Heather Perkins, 37, is facing charges a

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:00:00

School officials talk building space needs

BURLINGTON - The inevitable discussion of addressing capacity issues at the elementary schools in the district took place at a recent School Committee meeting. This topic is expected to be a "long conversation" revolving around creating and following guiding principles for school officials to follow

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:18:00

River Ruckus ready to rock downtown on Saturday

HAVERHILL - One of the biggest community events of the year takes place on Saturday when Team Haverhill presents its annual River Ruckus celebration in the downtown Riverfront District. The River Ruckus stage will showcase a lineup of bands including Nashville recording artist Anderson East and Dave

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 20:51:50

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

PARIS (AP) - Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94. Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, said in a written statement Thursday that her mother "left peacefully" overnight in Neuill

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 20:51:33

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78. Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, his talent agent Erin Connor said. Bor

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 20:48:28

10 films one critic is excited to see

"Battle Of The Sexes" (Sept. 22): Emma Stone, fresh off her best-actress Oscar for "La La Land," might be back in the hunt with this true-life story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, played by Steve Carrell. Given the two leads and the co-directing team of Jonathan D

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 11:38:07

L'Italien, seeking run in 3rd District, lives in 6th District

ANDOVER -- State Sen. Barbara L'Italien does not reside in the congressional district for which she is considering a run, town records show. L'Italien launched an exploratory committee last week eying the 3rd Congressional District seat that will become open when U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas steps away i

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 17:06:45

PETA takes aim at Blood Farm

GROTON -- When an animal is slaughtered, the first shot counts. The first shot failed -- twice -- in August at Blood Farm, causing the USDA to suspend operations both times at the slaughterhouse, run by the Blood family since the earliest days of Groton. "Firearms shall be employed in the delivery

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 16:35:08

What we are working on 9/21/2017 (VIDEO)

It's Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Here is some of what Sun staffers and other news providers are working on for lowellsun.com and Friday's print edition. State Sen. Barbara L'Italien announced last week she's formed an exploratory committee to help her decide on whether to run for Congress from the 3

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-21 16:24:45