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POLICE LOG for February 20: Billerica Woman Arrested For Egregious OUI; New York Man Arrested

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Wednesday, February 20, 2019:. Russell N. Sky (Brooklyn, NY) was arrested on a warrant. Sky was arrested in the Burger King parking lot. (1:12am)


Car carrier overturns in Billerica, hits utility pole

A speeding 45-foot car carrier trailer overturned on slippery roads Thursday morning in Billerica, slamming into a utility pole, police said. “As it was negotiating a turn on High Street, at a speed that was greater than reasonable for conditions, it tipped over and went on its side and down the sno


Huge Gun Show Returns To Wilmington On March 2-3

WILMINGTON, MA — Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) will host a firearm and knife show, featuring 500 tables, on Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9am-3pm.


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


Wilmington's Housing Market Is 7th Healthiest In U.S.

WILMINGTON, MA -- A report by the financial services company SmartAsset ranks Wilmington's housing market the best in Massachusetts and the seventh best in the U.S. A low percentage of homes with negative equity and a lower percentage of homes with decreasing values helped land Wilmington on the lis


Northeastern’s Kyle Murphy on facing Red Sox: ‘A dream come true’

Growing up in Billerica, Kyle Murphy liked to put himself into hypothetical, high-pressure situations when he’d play baseball with his friends — bottom of the ninth inning, runners in scoring position, two outs, and the game hinged on him, that sort of thing.


Report: Crash dumps cars onto Billerica street

According to our news partners at WCVB, a truck hauling cars ended up on its side after a crash in Billerica Thursday. The incident happened just before 9 a.m. in the area of 444 High St.


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Wilmington’s Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast Set For April 13

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Sons of Italy will hold its 14th Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast on Sunday, April 13, 2019 at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).


Lawrence Man Charged With Trafficking Fentanyl

LAWRENCE, MA- A Lawrence man was trafficking drugs when police seized approximately 532 grams of fentanyl, according to state police. Members of the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, the Lawrence Police Street Narcotics Unit, and an FBI gang task force, with assistance from New Hampshire State P


Hoop tourney ready to roll

LOWELL -- Lowell High School is the highest local seed in the MIAA Boys Basketball Tournament pairings that were announced on Friday. Lowell, seeded second in Division 1 North, will open its quest for a championship on Tuesday night when it plays host to St. John's Prep, the 15 seed.


New Hampshire Authorities Seek Inmate Who Walked Away From Center

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections are searching for an inmate who they say walked away from a minimum security center Friday afternoon in Concord. Jeffrey Groulx, 44, a resident of the New Hampshire State Prison Transitional Work Center, walked away from White Farm on Clinton Street at 3:1


Report: Suspect who died after gunfire exchange with Boston police identified as 36-year-old Kasim Kahrim

The suspect who shot a Boston police officer and died after exchanging gunfire with police has been identified as Kasim Kahrim, 36, according to the Boston Globe and other media.


Police seize 500+ grams of fentanyl during drug sting

LAWRENCE, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police have charged a woman after they say she was trafficking more than 500 grams of fentanyl. According to the Massachusetts State Police, detectives received a tip that a Lawrence woman, later identified as Rosario Lara, 36, was trafficking fentanyl.


Arrest Made In Medford Stabbing: Police

MEDFORD, MA – Police have made an arrest in connection with a stabbing on Benton Street Thursday evening. Marley Chery, 18, of Wellesley Street, was taken into custody at his home and charged with assault to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon to wit knife.


Four arrested after police pursuit involving stolen car on I-93

Four people were arrested after a police pursuit involving a stolen car on I-93 in Boston, police say. Massachusetts State Police say a trooper saw a car exiting the tunnel on I-93 southbound, and a query showed the car had been stolen in Lynn on Tuesday.


Alleged heroin dealer held on $500,000 cash bail

LAWRENCE — An alleged heroin dealer was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 cash bail at his arraignment Friday. Rosario Franco Lara, 36, of 46 Texas Ave., was arrested at 12:22 p.m. Thursday after he sold an undercover buyer 532 grams of heroin, police said. Lara's arrest resulted from a joint investi


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Final regular season North and South rankings

1. Belmont (19-1) 2. Central Catholic (16-4) 1. Bridgewater-Raynham (19-1) 1. Archbishop Williams (16-3) 2. East Bridgewater (15-3) 3. West Bridgewater (20-0)


Developer Pitches New Shopping Plaza For Wilmington

WILMINGTON, MA -- While Wilmington leaders have struggled to attract business to the central, Route 38 corridor, Ballardville Street continues to thrive. The developer Mapvale LLC plans to break ground this spring on a new plaza near the juncture of Route 125 that will feature one and possibly two r


Green Line extension construction means bridge closures in Somerville

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority plans to close three bridges in Somerville for construction of tracks and rights of way for the Green Line extension through that city and into Medford—a project that the agency says “is on schedule.”