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Police: Man arrested in Quincy with stolen car

QUINCY —Police said they arrested a man who was driving a car stolen from Boston with license plates stolen from Quincy. John F. Sapienza, 43, of Boston was charged with receiving a stolen vehicle, receiving stolen property valued over $1,200, driving with a suspended license and five counts of drug


Construction Crews Save Man Who Jumped Off Quincy, Mass. Bridge

Firefighters say construction workers happened to be in the right place at the right time when a man jumped over a Quincy, Massachusetts bridge and into chilly waters. Fire officials said construction workers were working on the Fore River Bridge when they spotted a man who got out of a car and jump


Braintree Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

BRAINTREE, MA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Light snow (< 1 in.) in the morning. Partly cloudy until afternoon. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.


Officer Shot in Roxbury, Gunman Dead: Officials

A Boston police officer was shot and the gunman has died after they exchanged "several" rounds of gunfire early Friday in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. At 2:21 a.m., officers pulled a vehicle over at 102 Gerard St. and the driver opened fire on the officers, Police Commissioner William Gross said


The First Ever Dunkin’ Donuts Is Still Around In Massachusetts And It’s Deliciously Retro

If Massachusetts had state colors, they might very well be orange and pink. That’s because the legendary doughnut and coffee chain Dunkin’ Donuts (now known simply as Dunkin’) is ubiquitous in the Bay State. But did you know that the very first Dunks actually opened in Quincy?


Teachers Behaving Badly: Here's why hundreds of Massachusetts' teachers have lost their licenses

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Teachers are usually the ones disciplining students, but what happens when a teacher misbehaves?. The 22News I-Team requested reports on teacher misconduct from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or DESI, and discovered they're currently investigating 3


Braintree Town Council To Vote On $16.5 Million Capital Plan

BRAINTREE, MA — The town council's ways and means committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to recommend a $16.5 million capital plan for the full council's review. The proposed plan includes money to repair roads, water lines, sewer lines, and new vehicles and other equipment for town departments, the


Bruins: Newcomer Charlie Coyle in line to be center of attention

Charlie Coyle’s introduction to the Boston Bruins will be something like a trip to the fitting room. Will Coyle, of Weymouth, acquired from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday for winger Ryan Donato and a fourth- or fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, become the Bruins’ No. 3 center, thus plugging a


Overnight ‘wintry mess’ of snow, freezing rain expected in Massachusetts this weekend

Massachusetts is expected to see another “wintry mess” of snow and other precipitation this weekend as a brief system moves in overnight on Sunday, even as daytime temperatures stay above the freezing point.


Former Mayor Frank McCauley writes of his misspent years

BRAINTREE − Former Quincy Mayor Frank McCauley had a question for his interviewer. "What mayor served two days in the crowbar hotel in Quincy?," he asked. When no answer was forthcoming, McCauley supplied it.


Massachusetts Brothers Charged With Child Rape

Two Massachusetts brothers were arrested Thursday morning and charged with the rape of a child. Massachusetts State Police said two teams simultaneously arrested 34-year-old Dennis Orellana of Westborough and 26-year-old Hilin Orellana at their apartments before dawn Thursday.


You won Megabucks? Dorchester’s now the place to pick up your dough

Beginning this week, ticket holders who win spectacularly in Massachusetts Lottery drawings – more than $50,000 – will be making their way to Dorchester to pick up their treasure chests. The agency, which had operated out of Braintree since the mid-1990s, opened its new headquarters on Tuesday in th


South Weymouth base redevelopment enters new era of uncertainty

If it’s always darkest before the dawn, you have to wonder when the massive Union Point redevelopment on the South Shore will finally see the sunrise. The Southfield Redevelopment Authority, the agency that oversees the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station, on Wednesday took the long-expected ste


Boston Globe Red Sox reporter Nick Cafardo dies after suffering apparent embolism at spring training

Long-time Boston Globe columnist Nick Cafardo died Thursday at the Red Sox spring training facility after suffering an apparent embolism, the newspaper announced. Cafardo, 62, worked for the Globe since 1989 and was at jetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida, as part of The Globe’s Red Sox coverage. Acc


Weymouth: Union Point Developer Facing Termination

At Union Point, the Southfield Redevelopment Authority (SRA) voted unanimously to issue a notice of intent to terminate L-Star as the master developer. L-Star has been the master developer of the site shared between Abington, Rockland, and Weymouth since May of 2015. Internal legal issues have hampe


EPA plans review of Holbrook and Weymouth cleanup sites

BOSTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct reviews of site cleanups at 14 National Priorities List Superfund sites across the state, including in Holbrook and Weymouth.


Police Seek Missing 21-Year-Old Arlington Man

Police are asking for the public to help find a man who was last seen Thursday morning in Boston. Authorities say 21-year-old Nyal Coiley of Arlington, Massachusetts, was last seen in the Savin Hill section of Dorchester.


Driver tells Brockton detective he must be bored; 3 arrested

BROCKTON — Three men were arrested Wednesday night after police say they stopped a vehicle for running a stop sign and the driver claimed the detective must be bored for targeting him.


‘Shots fired!’ Listen to the Boston police radio calls following the shooting of an officer

A Boston police officer was wounded and a male suspect was shot dead during a confrontation in Roxbury early Friday morning, Police Commissioner William Gross said. Listen below to the scanner traffic via Broadcastify in the moments following the shooting.


Dedham Detective-Do you know where this is?

Send your name and location of the subject in the photo, along with your name and contact information, to Dedham Detective, dedham@wickedlocal.com. A sign between the Dedham Community House and the community pool on Ames Street.