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Burlington Public Schools Releases Bus Schedule For Later High School Start Time Proposal

BURLINGTON, MA -- The superintendents office released the proposed new school start times. The Burlington School Committee will vote on a later start for high school students beginning next year at its meeting on October 24. The shift would require earlier start times at the Marshall Simonds Middle

PATCH - 2017-09-22 21:05:10

Feds pocket nearly $942k after fentanyl bust at Mass. apartment

The federal government grew nearly $942,000 richer this week, when a U.S. District Court judge approved the forfeiture of cash that police discovered when they raided a suspected Nashua-area drug dealer's home in May, according to court records. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents found the

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 04:49:00

Man shot, killed in Boston's South End

Boston police are investigating a deadly shooting in the South End. Officers responded to a call about a person who was shot in the area of Southampton and Topeka streets, nearby the Massachusetts Avenue Connector. Police said they found a man in his 30s suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken

WCVB - 2017-09-24 15:25:00

Near Record Warmth Continues With Fall on Pause

With less and less daylight it's more and more difficult to see temperatures reach the 90s this time of year. If you live right at the coast, temperatures stayed in the 70s. Southern New Hampshire and the Merrimack Valley were HOT! As of this blog post, Boston was in the 90s. Throughout New England:

NECN - 2017-09-24 22:44:51

Haitian community rallies in support of Walsh

Walsh and supporters gathered in Mattapan Square. Maddie Kilgannon photo Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off the last weekend before Tuesday's preliminary election at a rally with the Haitian community in Mattapan. Roughly 100 people attended Saturday morning's rally on Blue Hill Avenue for Walsh's reelec

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2017-09-24 14:54:39

Armed Woman Surrenders Peacefully After Standoff With Wilmington Police, SWAT Team

WILMINGTON, MA -- The Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council SWAT Team was called to Wilmington Saturday morning after a 67-year-old woman barricaded herself in a Houghton Road house. The woman was armed with a rifle, according to a statement by Wilmington Police. Wilmington Police were

PATCH - 2017-09-24 01:07:57

Anthony J. Duverger, 78

AUBURN - Anthony J. Duverger, 78, passed away peacefully at home September 12, 2017. He is survived by is loving wife of 55 years, Elaine (Manchester) Duverger, his daughter Deborah Brooks, son Albert Duverger and grandchildren Abby and Richard Paquin. His sister Doris Post predeceased him. Anthony

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 17:39:21

Fish council should expect pushback on whiting

The New England Fishery Management Council is set to convene its three-day September meetings here Tuesday for the first time since 2006 and if that doesn't get your heart beating a little faster, then maybe Arizona is more your speed. As the Gloucester Daily Times chronicled last week, the agenda i

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-24 21:40:00

Police Investigating Suspicious Death in Revere

A woman was found dead in a Grand View Avenue home late Saturday afternoon, and a preliminary examination revealed signs of trauma. Revere Police and Massachusetts State Police homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious death of the woman, whose name is not being released pending family no

NECN - 2017-09-24 02:54:51

Kids Get Close Up Look At Over 50 Emergency Response Vehicles At Safety Fair In Woburn: Photos

WOBURN, MA -- The Middlesex District Attorney's office is partnered with Lahey Health, Winchester Hospital and the Woburn Police to host a Back To School Safety Day at Kennedy Middle School Saturday. In addition to a wide range of safety resources, the event featured police dog demonstrations and a

PATCH - 2017-09-24 01:52:42

Wack A Few Weeds and Mystery House Is Revealed

So that's what it looks like. The mystery house, otherwise known as 28 Redfield Road, otherwise known as 0 Brook Street, was revealed this past week after a landscape crew came in and cleared the jungle surrounding the property. The before-and-after photos of the empty property are dramatic. The sto

PATCH - 2017-09-24 16:04:47

Staff Pic Sunday, 9-24-17

Check out Long Arms of the Law and other great Wicked Local staff photos every Sunday by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Monday through Friday we've been focusing on amazing photos our readers have shared with readerpix@wickedlocal.com. Today, Wicked Local launches a new photo feature, Staff

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 20:00:00

'Pinwheels for Peace' planted at Roberts Elementary

Sept. 21 was International Peace Day and the students and staff at the Roberts Elementary School joined the Pinwheels for Peace Project this year to share symbols of peace with the Medford community. Pinwheels for Peace is an art installation project started in 2005 by two teachers in Florida as a w

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 16:35:00

The ol' razzle-dazzle, times two

TEWKSBURY -- When you meet John and Chris Reynolds, the first thing you notice is their undeniable cuteness. The 7-year-old twins from Tewksbury are going to be sharing, not only their cuteness, but their talent, with tons of people after landing roles in "Norma" at the Metropolitan Opera in New Yor

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 10:35:09

From the ground up: Car dealership to move up Route 114, lower hill

PEABODY - The Kelly Infiniti dealership on Route 114 in Danvers is moving less than a half-mile up the road, into Peabody, but the new location's altitude will decrease after the hill at 1 Cross St. is lowered 20 feet. What was once North Shore Lincoln Mercury was purchased by Brian Kelly, presiden

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-24 21:00:00

Three at LC earn top PSAT scores

LOWELL -- Lowell Catholic offers sophomores and juniors an opportunity to take the PSAT exams to prepare them for the SATs as seniors. PSAT and SAT scores are one of the tools used as a predictor of a student's future college success. Three LC seniors -- Anthony Greico of Tewksbury, Susritha Koppa

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 10:35:41

High school football participation down, in part, to concerns about head injuries

Fielding full rosters of varsity, junior varsity and freshmen football teams years ago was as simple as putting out a sign up sheet and watching the names pile up. These days, some local high school football coaches have to perform their best sales pitch to encourage students and their parents to st

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 12:13:00

Old sites are old problem around area

Until it was closed in 2006, the former Lincoln School in Leominster had been the building where thousands of children learned to read, made friends, and began their public education. Since its closure, it's been viewed for a variety of uses, from business incubators to a recovery high school for s

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:40

Black Belmont native convinces KKK members to leave group

Daryl Davis said he can still remember people throwing bottles and rocks at him as he marched with the Cub Scouts from Lexington to Concord in 1968. It was the first time the then 10-year-old Belmont resident, and only black kid marching that day, had experienced racism. A month later Dr. Martin Lut

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 10:15:00

Tewksbury's Strongwater Farm plans Harvest Hoedown benefit

TEWKSBURY -- Strongwater Farm will host a Harvest Hoedown on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m., featuring the Jimmy Connor Band, Lester's Roadside BBQ and Ipswich Ale Brewery. The hoedown is a benefit for Strongwater Farm, which uses a horse-farm setting to provide free therapy and support for peopl

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 10:35:05