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Concord Police Lt. Joseph Morahan retires after 31 years

The Concord Police Department announced the retirement of Lt. Joseph Morahan on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Morahan served the department for 31 years. He first joined the department in 1987 and climbed the ranks to become a lieutenant and commander of the Special Services Division.


WHS Boys, Girls Basketball Teams Heading to Tournament

The Raiders boys and girls basketball teams will both be returning to the State Tournament in 2019, with the boys hosting a first round game. The Watertown High School boys hoops team will defend its MIAA Div. 3 state championship starting on Monday night at home. The seventh seeded Raiders will hos


New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrested on prostitution charges

JUPITER, Fla. (KMOX) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been arrested in a prostitution sting in Jupiter, Florida. WBZ in Boston reports video evidence shows two alleged incidents involving Kraft at a spa. 24 other people were also arrested by Jupiter Police.


Natick police asking for help identifying burglary suspects

NATICK, MASS. (WHDH) - Natick police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two women in connection with a burglary that took place earlier this month. Officers responding to reports of a burglary at an eyeglass store were able to capture the suspects on surveillance video as they stuff pai


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.


New Hampshire Authorities Seek Inmate Who Walked Away From Center

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections are searching for an inmate who they say walked away from a minimum security center Friday afternoon in Concord. Jeffrey Groulx, 44, a resident of the New Hampshire State Prison Transitional Work Center, walked away from White Farm on Clinton Street at 3:1


Boston Police Officer Shot Several Times In Roxbury, Suspect Dead

BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston Police Officer was shot and wounded in Roxbury early Friday morning. The suspect, who has been identified by sources as 36-year-old Kasim Kahrim, is dead.


Concord Academy students ask Select Board to support Green New Deal

At the request of Concord Academy students, the Concord Select Board has signed a resolution calling on the federal government to pass a Green New Deal. The resolution signed by the Select Board does not obligate the town to take specific actions beyond encouraging federal legislators to pass legisl


Bald eagles becoming common sight in western Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - If you live or travel along the Connecticut River you may have spotted some pretty large birds sitting in the trees. They're bald eagles and they're becoming a pretty common sight here in western Massachusetts.


Arrest Made In Medford Stabbing: Police

MEDFORD, MA – Police have made an arrest in connection with a stabbing on Benton Street Thursday evening. Marley Chery, 18, of Wellesley Street, was taken into custody at his home and charged with assault to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon to wit knife.


NH State Police Trooper Stops 20 Vehicles Covered In Snow, Ice

CONCORD (CBS) – Since 2002, New Hampshire drivers have been legally required to clear snow and ice from their vehicles before taking to the roads. It’s called Jessica’s Law, named for Jessica Smith, who was killed when ice from a tractor-trailer hit a box truck, which then slammed into her car.


Concord Seed Lending Library to hold annual Open Day, Seed Swap

The Concord Seed Lending Library will hold its seventh season’s Opening Day and Seed Swap from 2 to 3:30 p.m. March 9 at the Fowler Branch Library, 1322 Main St., Concord. The Concord Seed Lending Library is a volunteer-run, community effort that lends seeds at no cost, asking that gardeners in turn


MA State Police Arrest Two Brothers for 2014 Child Rape

WORCESTER – Early Thursday morning, the Massachusetts State Police [MSP] Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section [VFAS] with assistance from the Marlborough and Westborough Police Departments and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Department arrested two brothers — Dennis O. Orellana, 34 of Westborough and Hilin


Westford/Littleton state rep visits local restaurant to attend Luna New Year festival

State Rep. James Arciero, D-Westford, recently attended the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year at Bamboo Restaurant in his hometown of Westford. The new year festival features Chinese cuisine and authentic lion dance performances to mark the special occasion. This event follows a similar cele


Framingham child rape suspect convicted of illegally returning to U.S.

BOSTON – A Guatemalan man who last year tried to flee the country to avoid rape charges in Framingham has been convicted in federal court for illegally re-entering the country.


R.I. strip club says Boston cop was with 'undesirable' man

PROVIDENCE — Hours before his gun was stolen, Boston police officer Emanuel Brandao was visiting a local strip club with a man the club viewed as "undesirable." Brandao never told investigators about his companion. He only said that he “spent some time” at the club with two women, both of whom said


Surveillance Video Shows Woman Stealing Sunglasses: Natick PD

NATICK, MA- Natick police are looking for two women who they say stole thousands of dollars worth of designer sunglasses. The department posted surveillance footage of the incident to their Facebook page on Friday. Two women are seen in a local store perusing the collection and one woman is looking


Winchester man held in ICE custody, facing deportation

A Winchester man, arrested by Winchester Police on charges of child pornography, is being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and is facing deportation for illegally residing in the United States.


Boston Globe Baseball writer Nick Cafardo dies at 62

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo, who covered the Red Sox and the rest of the sport for more than three decades, died Thursday after collapsing outside the team’s spring training clubhouse. He was 62.


WATCH: Weston Police & Fire Practice Active School Shooter Drills

WESTON, MA- Although students were on February vacation, the halls of Weston Middle School were anything but empty. The town fire and police departments used the school to hold a simulated active shooter situation.