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Man crashes through barrier, into water in Brockton

A food delivery driver crashed into a brook on Monday night. BROCKTON - A driver jumped the curb and crashed through a metal barrier Monday night, ending up in a brook. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer and Grove streets about 8:20 p.m. for a report of a crash that resulted in

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:32:33

Brockton: Shrewsbury Man Sentenced in Child Rape Case

A Shrewsbury man will serve at least 20 years in prison following his conviction on child rape charges. The Plymouth County District Attorney's Office says that 45-year-old Fernando DaSilva was convicted on charges of four counts each of Aggravated Rape of a Child and Rape of a Child with Force, six

959WATD.COM - 2017-09-18 23:21:58

Three Brockton City Council candidates bounced from ballot

Three City Council candidates were bounced from the November general election ballot as the result of a preliminary vote held in Brockton on Tuesday. BROCKTON - Three candidates running for seats on the Brockton City Council were eliminated from the November ballot during a preliminary election held

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 04:53:32

Mayoral foes, 3 ward council pairings decided in Brockton's preliminary voting

BROCKTON - Two-term incumbent Mayor Bill Carpenter will face Jimmy Pareira in this November's election for the city's corner office. Pereira, 25, is a Brockton native but a political newcomer. He works as a transportation and community planner at the Old Colony Planning Council. In a preliminary ele

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 02:07:06

Dorchester man charged with multiple vehicle violations in Brockton

The driver, who had a warrant, was additionally charged with six motor vehicle violations. BROCKTON - A Dorchester man driving in the city early Monday morning was charged with several motor vehicle violations, police said. Officers Alexander Burrell and Joe Miranda were on patrol in the area of Mor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 18:06:19

Man threatens teller in Brockton bank robbery

Police are still searching for the suspect. BROCKTON - A man demanded money while threatening the teller during a bank robbery Saturday afternoon. Officers responded to the Santander Bank, at 25 Torrey St., about 1:32 p.m. for a report of a robbery. Police say a man threatened the teller while askin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 16:58:21

Rocky Marciano movie to feature his boyhood, Brockton -- and wine

In Massachusetts to support the launch of a Rocky Marciano wine brand, the producer of an upcoming movie about the legendary Brockton boxer told The Enterprise that filming will begin in the first half of next year. The Rocky Marciano movie will likely hit the silver screen in 2019, the producer sai

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 05:09:55

Greek dancers dazzle crowds at Brockton Greek festival

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ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-17 22:03:41

Knife-weilding suspect eludes police in Brockton

BROCKTON - An intoxicated man pulled a knife on another person while in a Brockton convenience store on Saturday, police said. Brockton Police are investigating reports of an altercation involving a knife at the Mini Mart convenience store located at 139 Pleasant St. At 5:47 p.m. on Saturday, police

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-17 18:51:37

A tough budget means tough choices for Brockton's schools

Brockton Superintendent Kathleen Smith said the district was hopeful additional state funding would be provided to help bridge some of the gap, but that didn't happen. BROCKTON - A tight budget season featuring a $16 million shortfall has forced the district to make tough decisions across the board,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

As campaign season ramps up, Brockton voters go to polls Tuesday

While six mayoral candidates vie for two November ballot spots, in wards 3, 4 and 6, three City Council candidates, must be narrowed down to two in the preliminary election. BROCKTON - While six candidates vie for two spots on the November ballot in the race for mayor, there are three other candidat

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-17 12:50:46

In Brockton area, highest-paid high school coaches are on gridiron

Though way above their colleagues in other sports, salaries of football coaches still probably 'far below minimum wage' because of long hours required BROCKTON - Brockton High School football coach Peter Colombo said it doesn't matter that he's paid more than any other coach at the school, or in the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-17 11:58:18

Tropical storm watch now a warning for southeastern Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for southeastern Massachusetts from Watch Hill, R.I., to Hull as Hurricane Jose passes southeast of Nantucket on Tuesday and Wednesday. The storm will have lost much of its strength by the time it reaches New England, but three to five

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 05:00:00


The following are excerpts from the Canton police log for Saturday, Sept. 2, through Friday, Sept. 8. Names of suspects are not posted online but are printed in the Canton Journal. All suspects are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Saturday, Sept. 2 1:14 a.m.: A Mattapan resid

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 13:49:34

HarborOne Bank proposes new location in Stoughton

HarborOne Bank recently addressed the Town of Stoughton to propose and construct a new branch at 470 Washington St., Stoughton. This will mark the bank's first location in Stoughton. Attorney Barry R. Crimmins, a Stoughton resident, presented the plans for the proposed new branch before a meeting of

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:25:33

Stoughton's Kiddie Academy honored at national conference

David Rudnick, owner of Kiddie Academy of Stoughton, recently received the Community Leader award at Kiddie Academy's Annual Conference. Hundreds of franchisees and 160 academies nationwide were considered for the program. Kiddie Academy's Annual Conference winners were considered based on ambassado

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:10:48

Police Chase On I-93 Of Stolen Pickup Truck Leads To Arrest

DORCHESTER (CBS) - One person was taken into custody after a police chase involving a stolen pickup truck on Tuesday. Massachusetts State Police and MBTA Transit Police were involved in the pursuit that carried from I-93 South in Dorchester down into Route 28 in Milton where it ended around 11 a.m.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 19:05:00

Randolph lends a helping hand for hurricane assistance

If there's one thing that can bring people together and put their differences aside, it's when a natural disaster occurs. Even one thousands of miles away. Randolph residents proved that by responding to Hurricanes Harvey in Texas and then Irma in Florida. Residents contributed a number of supplies

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:39:03

Rockland's Esten Elementary School hosts neighborhood picnic

Esten Elementary School Principal Marilyn Smith brought together an entire neighborhood, along with more than two dozen school staff members and community leaders, by organizing a cookout in Rockland's Spring Gate neighborhood. Spring Gate is home to 34 Esten families, all of whom were invited to jo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 16:08:46

OUR OPINION: New Fore River Bridge is a project to be proud of

This never happens. A road project years in the making comes in more or less on time and on budget? Right. Remember the Big Dig? Granted, that was an undertaking of breathtaking scope, but no one will ever forget how much longer it took than originally expected or how much more expensive it was. Com

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 05:01:00