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Victims stop armed Bridgewater man in Raynham home invasion

RAYNHAM — A Bridgewater teenager attempted to rob three other teenagers at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon, but police say he was caught and arrested when his intended victims stopped him in the act.


Brockton man found with 10 ounces of marijuana during traffic stop

BROCKTON — A city man driving a car with heavily tinted windows was arrested Thursday evening when police say they found him to be in possession of more than 10 ounces of marijuana.


West Bridgewater burger joint closed

WEST BRIDGEWATER — Throwback Cafe and Grill closed this week, less than 18 months after it opened. Owner Amantino Lopes of Stoughton said he had been mulling the closure for a long time, but made the decision to close last week. He was about to place another order for burger buns, cheese and fresh b


2 women injured in Brockton crash

BROCKTON — Two women were injured Thursday evening in a crash between an SUV and sedan. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer Street and Snell Avenue for a report of a two-vehicle crash about 5 p.m.


We Need Emoji License Plates In Massachusetts

Australia is rolling out emoji license plates and we need to do it too. According to The Verge, in Queensland, Australia you can soon customize your license plates with emojis. I'm sure a lot of people don't think much of that, but I think it's brilliant and hilarious. I really think we need to star


Family yearns for answers years after East Bridgewater woman's mysterious death

EAST BRIDGEWATER — Richard Parker did not want his wife testifying against him. She was the only witness to his terrifying rampage inside their East Bridgewater home, where he threw knives at her, stabbed holes in the walls, broke furniture and threatened her.


West Bridgewater police seek public's help finding men who used fake money

WEST BRIDGEWATER — Police are looking for two men who, they say, used fake $100 bills at four businesses in town on Feb. 7. Police think the two could have used more fake money at other businesses in the area.


Roll out the whiskey barrels: Rustic eatery to replace Christopher’s in Raynham

RAYNHAM — Goodbye, Christopher’s Lounge and hello, whiskey barrels. Longtime Raynham resident David Laghetto plans to revamp the current Route 138 lounge (1285 Broadway) with an entirely new eatery named Barrels & Boards come spring.


Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly

BOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston. The Department of Agricultural Resources said a single dead specimen of the bug was discovered at a private residence in the city.


Vikings back in conference title game after win over Bridgewater

SALEM — With just under 14 minutes to play in Thursday night's MASCAC semifinal tilt between Salem State and Bridgewater State, the visiting Bears had knotted things up at 55.


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.


Climbing out of addiction -- Easton woman uses rock wall at Randolph gym

RANDOLPH — There are two crucial lessons, opposing and interconnected, that all rock climbers learn pretty quickly. The first is that you can beat your limits. You can always keep climbing. You can surprise yourself in the most fulfilling and wonderful ways.


9 Injured in 8-Vehicle I-95 Crash in North Attleboro; 2 Seriously Hurt: Police

BREAKING UPDATE: Massachusetts State Police say a total of nine people were taken to hospitals after a crash on Interstate 95 in North Attleboro Friday morning; two people are being treated for serious injuries, while the others are being treated for minor injuries.


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.


'You're somebody's son': Brockton family devastated by overdose offers clean clothes, support to other addicts

STOUGHTON — It all started with a bench outside of a detox facility. Betty Pariseau from Brockton would visit the Andrew House, located on Long Island in Boston Harbor, and sit on a bench in front of the intake window. She’d wait for her son, Matthew, to come to meet her to drop off a carton of ciga


'Higher authorities': Brockton minorities seeking slice of marijuana pie

Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_Marc — BROCKTON – Aspiring black entrepreneurs are seeking a seat at the table as the recreational marijuana business comes to Brockton.


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.


Wareham Police find suspect with help from Plymouth County K9

Two suspects who allegedly ran from Wareham Police on Monday, Feb. 18 were arrested with help from the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office and K9 ‘Suni’, who reportedly found one of the wanted men hiding under a parked car.


2 Men Accused Of Stealing Pickup Truck In Stoughton

MIDDLEBOROUGH, MA — Two men from Middleborough were arrested on Friday morning after they were caught inside a pickup truck, which was stolen from a landscaping business in Stoughton, according to police.


Tribe Paying City Of Taunton $500,000 A Year

Despite no casino and dwindling funds from its benefactor, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to pay the City of Taunton more than $500,000 a year in accordance to a 2012 agreement.