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Canton Road Race 2017 Schedule
CANTON, MA - The Canton Road Race is this Sunday, Sept. 24 at Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children. The annual event is sponsored by Boston Mutual, the Canton Association of Business and Industry (CABI) and Pappas to raise money for the CABI Charitable Foundation. CABI donates 100 percent of
$1.2M Canton Colonial Hits The Market
CANTON, MA - Distinctive and elegant, this brick front colonial in Algonquin Estates recently hit the market for $1.2 million. The four-bedroom boasts an oversized gourmet kitchen, a family room with a fireplace, a master suite with sitting and dressing rooms and more. Check it out on Realtor.com.
In Front Of 3 Young Children, Man Violates Woman On Train: Transit Police
BOSTON, MA - A Dorchester man is accused of indecently assaulting a woman and rubbing himself while she was traveling with three young children on the Green Line. The victim told Transit Police she was on a Green Line Trolley near North Station around noon last Tuesday when she bent over to lift he
Dorchester man, 30, held, charged with murders on Expressway, Santuit Street
A 30-year-old Dorchester man has been charged with two homicides that took place in the neighborhood a week ago (Sept. 10) - a double-shooting on the Southeast Expressway that killed a motorcyclist and another that left a woman dead later that night on Santuit Street. Authorities allege that Lance H
Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats
BOSTON (AP) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his lawyer said on Thursday in announcing a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the true dangers of the sport. Dr. Ann McKee, the director
Father, Son Identified In Foxborough Murder-Suicide
FOXBOROUGH, MA - A man who had been denied a gun license shot and killed his 6-year-old son before turning the gun on himself late Thursday night, authorities said. It is unclear how 49-year-old William Scaccia Jr. got the gun police believe he used to shoot his son, Anthony Scaccia, and himself at
Selectmen Reach Deal On Forbes Hill, Avalon Bay Projects
NORWOOD, MA - The selectmen have reached an agreement with the developers of two 40B projects and the town will have the chance to purchase the land for one of them. In a statement read Tuesday night, Selectmen Chairman William Plasko announced that the board reached a negotiation resolutions for th
2-Alarm Fire in Stoughton, Massachusetts
Brockton Fire Department A 2-alarm fire tore through a building in Stoughton, Massachusetts early Friday morning. The fire broke out at 121 Summer Street around 3 a.m. Brockton Fire Department A 2-alarm fire tore through a building in Stoughton, Massachusetts early Friday morning. The fire broke out
Drug and gambling operation busted at Stoughton American Legion
The raid resulted in six arrests, Stoughton Police Lt. John Bonney said. The investigation took two months to complete. STOUGHTON - A "significant" cocaine trafficking and illegal gaming ring allegedly operating out of the Stoughton American Legion at 400 Prospect Street was busted Thursday night. S
Stoughton Youth Athletic Club to host registration event
Stoughton Youth Athletic Club will host a basketball registration event from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 28 at O'Donnell Middle School, 211 Cushing St., Stoughton. The basketball program is open for children in the second grade through high school. Registration is available online at http://stoyac.org through S
Family 'lucky' to escape 2-alarm Stoughton fire
The fire chief says the home didn't have working smoke detectors. STOUGHTON - A family of five is lucky to have escaped a heavy fire inside their home, which doesn't have working smoke detectors, early Friday morning, the fire chief said. The Stoughton Fire Department responded to a report of a hous
How Much Will The Stoughton Recall Election Cost?
STOUGHTON, MA - Many numbers have been thrown around about how much December's special recall election will cost the town. With supporters on both sides throwing around numbers on social media, an official estimate was given at this week's selectmen meeting. Tuesday, Interim Town Manager Steve Anast
Reminder: "CR9 Christopher Ruggiero Memorial Foundation" Golf Outing to be held Friday, October 6
WESTWOOD, MA - The CR9 (Christopher Ruggiero) Foundation of Westwood along with the Friends of Westwood High School Hockey want to remind all of the Sixth Annual "CR9 Christopher Ruggiero Memorial Foundation" Golf Outing to be held in two weeks on Friday, October 6th at Brookmeadow Country Club, 100
Norwood Letters to the Editor
Market of Hope set for Oct. 21 TO THE EDITOR: Last October, I supported and helped my parish, St. Timothy (of Norwood/Walpole/Westwood) host our first ever Market of Hope event. I did so because of the passionate presentation of my good friend (former school committee member) Toni Eosco, who had jus
Cup runneth over for striper season
The results from the 2017 Striper Cup reveal some interesting patterns in the striper season. The most obvious one is that striped bass, big ones, arrived early and started one of the best seasons Massachusetts anglers have experienced in years. In mid-May, when the biggest striped bass are usually
Can Brain Disease Explain Aaron Hernandez's Behavior?
Aggression, depression, memory loss and dementia are among symptoms in former football players whose brains were donated to research, and some died by suicide Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn'
Belichick Answers Questions About CTE
In the wake of a released study showing that former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered severe brain damage linked to football, team head coach Bill Belichick responded to questions about the dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy on Friday morning. Belichick was asked about what steps the
The discovery of CTE in Aaron Hernandez's brain further complicates this complex story
On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Aaron Hernandez was found hanging from a bed sheet in his prison cell, a death that was later ruled a suicide. A day later, Hernandez's lawyer announced the former tight end's brain would be donated to Boston University to study for the potential of chronic traumatic en
Keenan plans citizens advisory committee for T projects
All five T stations in Quincy and Braintree will undergo major work soon. Sean Philip Cotter The Patriot Ledger Cotter_Ledger QUINCY - John Keenan was as surprised as anybody when work started at the Wollaston MBTA station last week. "I get up on the platform and look down and say, 'What is this?'"
Lifesaving lessons: BSU combats ODs with Narcan training
BRIDGEWATER - As a crowd surrounded him, Dr. Daniel Muse picked up the Narcan nasal spray. He placed the tip of the spray into the nose before dispensing the medicine. "You can neither hurt nor kill a dead person," Muse, a physician in Brockton's Signature Healthcare Emergency Department, said. "So