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Fatal Route 44 Crash: Victim Identified

CARVER, MA - Police on Friday identified the man killed in a crash on Route 44 in Carver last week. The victim was Daniel Newcomb, 31, of Taunton. Massachusetts State Police said Newcomb was driving a Saturn sedan January 12 on Route 44 when he stopped in the breakdown lane for an unspecified reason

PATCH - 2018-01-19 21:43:47

East Bridgewater Police Department names their first Deputy Chief

EAST BRIDGEWATER - Officer Paul O'Brien was directing traffic on Route 18, during a minor crash, one May evening in 1999. A car drove towards O'Brien, he put his hands up to signal the driver to stop but it didn't matter, the car struck him and drove off. O'Brien was left lying in the road with seri

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 00:34:55

Taunton school board opposes maternity unit closure

TAUNTON - A divided Taunton School Committee voted to send a letter to the president of Morton Hospital in opposition to the closure of the maternity unit. Committee member Carol Doherty, who made the motion on Wednesday Jan. 17, said she thinks the committee should view the issue as one that will a

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 22:08:38

Crushed by Clutter: South Shore faces prominent hoarding problem

It started with a request for firefighters to check on the physical well-being of a South Hingham homeowner. The homeowner was unharmed. The house was another story. A dozen cats and dogs were inside the house, none of them housebroken. Clutter was everywhere, blocking pathways and making the house

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 19:31:37

Bridgewater firefighters remind residents to clear snow from hydrants

Fire departments have been taking the opportunity, over the last couple of weeks, to remind residents to shovel out snow blocking fire hydrants-because during a fire every second matters. BRIDGEWATER - As flames and smoke escaped the window of a Pine Street home, Fire Chief Thomas Levy looked around

ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 00:26:03

Marijuana retail sales heading to Hingham Town Meeting

Local communities "have some authority to regulate recreational marijuana through general by-laws, zoning by-laws, and possibly through health regulations," Real Estate Town Counsel Susan Murphy told the board at the beginning of the ongoing discussion. Hingham citizens will consider warrant article

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 15:03:00

Car splits in half in Avon crash that injured 3

A car split in half after crashing into trees and an electric pole in Avon following a predawn two-car collision that left three injured, authorities said today. A 23-year-old woman who was a passenger in the demolished car was ejected in the crash and MedFlighted to Massachusetts General Hospital

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Carver's Andrew Bumpus reaches 100 wrestling victories

If you designed a Wheaties cereal box with the prototype for a high school athlete on the cover, the final product would look a lot like Andrew Bumpus. CARVER - If you designed a Wheaties cereal box with the prototype for a high school athlete on the cover, the final product would look a lot like An

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 11:00:00

WENY News - Cameron man accused of choking, biting person over two days

CAMERON, N.Y. (WENY) - A Cameron man is behind bars for allegedly assaulting someone. 29-year-old Anthony Ocasio is accused of intentional choking and biting another person over a period of two days. He's charged with 3rd degree assault and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. He's being held in the S

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-01-18 17:17:00

O'Donnell found guilty of rape, not guilty of kidnapping

Francis O'Donnell listens to a jury announce its verdict Friday in Cattaraugus County Court. Jurors found him guilty of rape, criminal sex act and coercion charges, but not guilty of kidnapping.Tom Dinki/Olean Times Herald LITTLE VALLEY - Francis O'Donnell was found guilty of rape and coercion, but

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-19 21:56:00

Eldred man jailed on drug allegations

An Eldred man is in McKean County on allegations of selling suboxone on two occasions last year. Scott Russell Best, 49, is charged in Foster Township with possession with the intent to deliver, a felony; criminal use of a communication facility, a third-degree felony; and possession of a controlled

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Bradford man arraigned for alleged DUI crash into YMCA in August

A Bradford man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol for an accident Aug. 17 that caused major damage at the Bradford YMCA. Allen Clair Timblin, 43, of 54 S. Kendall Ave., Apt. 3, is facing charges including DUI, causing damage to property and leaving the scene and driving wit

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Bradford man seeks to have charge dismissed

SMETHPORT - A Bradford man who was found guilty by a jury last month of exposing himself to three teens is asking that the most serious charge be dismissed. Codi L.M. Veite, 19, was convicted Dec. 13 of unlawful contact with minors-sexual offenses, a third-degree felony; indecent exposure, a first-d

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Farm Show's Popular WoodMobile Has Local Connection To Emporium

The Pennsylvania WoodMobile is a main attraction at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. This project originated in 2002 by the Hardwoods Development Council, Pennsylvania Forest Products Association and Deer Park Lumber in Tunkhannock, Pa. owned by the Andrews Family of Emporium and Tunkhannock. The WoodMob

CAMERONCOUNTYECHO.NET - 2018-01-19 19:18:51

Bradford beats Cameron County in wrestling

EMPORIUM - Despite a handful of matches getting cancelled due to illnesses and eligibility, the Bradford varsity wrestlers had a very strong night against Cameron County on Thursday. The Owls, who won 39-9, had victories come courtesy of Drake Hayden (forfeit), Tyler Thompson (forfeit), Dillon Keane

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Ross returning focus on downtown Bradford

Developer Greg Ross still has his eyes on downtown Bradford, and his company plans on completing facelifts at 21 and 23 Main and 10 Pine streets in mid-2018. He already owns some buildings along Main Street.Era photo by Alex Davis In 2017, developer Greg Ross, a Bradford native, focused his attentio

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Event to benefit families affected by fatal car crash

WATERLOO - In the wake of a tragic accident that left three Waterloo young people dead and three members of a Cedar Falls family injured, two area men are trying to find a way to help. Jay Wolfe of Traer and Dustin Newhoff of Waverly, like many in the Cedar Valley, were shocked and saddened by the f

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-01-19 19:15:00

Man arrested for stealing room nights

A former advertising executive has been accused of talking his way into staying at two Waverly hotels for 41 nights without paying. Waverly police arrested Daniel Allen Reid, 60, of Phoenix but also had an address in Hawkeye, on a charge of second-degree theft, a Class D felony. He was held in the B

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 17:45:00

Waterloo woman seeks to take back murder plea

WATERLOO - A Waterloo woman who pleaded to killing her boyfriend in 2013 wants to take back her plea and go to trial. Keisha Leshea Magee, 44, is currently serving a 50-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old John Ladell Bass. On Tuesday, Magee

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

UPDATE: Fire at John Deere facility in Waterloo

WATERLOO - A fire near a ventilation stack halted operations at John Deere's Engine Works facility early Friday. The plant at 3801 W. Ridgeway Ave. was evacuated shortly before 6 a.m. when workers spotted smoke and flames. No injuries were reported, and crews with Waterloo Fire Rescue extinguished t

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-01-19 14:15:00