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Danvers Fire's new Jaws of Life more versatile, portable

The new Jaws of Life tools came with the purchase of the department's new tower ladder truck, which came to town last June. Danvers firefighters completed training on Thursday for the department's new set of Edraulic extrication tools, otherwise known as "Jaws of Life." The roughly $30,000 technolog

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 20:29:33

Introducing Quinton Oliver Jones; First exhibit of works by reclusive North Shore artist opens

Salem's Quinton Oliver Jones lived to 96, and spent his entire adult life painting pictures, drawing cartoons and writing poetry. "His art was irrepressible," said Connie Gephart, his niece. "You couldn't hold him down." But Jones never sold his art or showed it to anyone outside the family before h

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 10:15:00

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

Batchelder Family Gathers To Celebrate 100 Years

The tour group was led by fifth graders Gianna Griffith, Hayden MacLellan, and Ally Newbury, important to the 10 or so visitors in tow, especially the lone journalist. We walked from parts of the old L.D. Batchelder School to the new post-2006 renovated school, complete with a computer lab, a room t

PATCH - 2017-09-23 16:48:42

#KnowFear: Inaugural Salem Horror Fest rooted in one man's terrifying trauma

Kevin Lynch was planning something big, something terrifying. Then something terrifying happened to him, and it made him go bigger. That's four weekends of exploring horror - one of cinema's hottest genres - in the Halloween capital of the world, during Salem's peak tourist season. The inaugural Sal

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Dupuis affiliates with Coldwell Banker in Beverly

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England has announced that Beverly resident Kathleen Dupuis has affiliated with office in Beverly. As a sales associate, Dupuis will provide residential real estate services in Beverly as well as the surrounding communities on the North Shore. "Kathleen's

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 20:31:00

News and notes from WCTV

Fall sports season has started up and WCTV al-ready has a couple of Wil-mington High School games on our air. The football opening night win against Shawsheen Tech has been airing for a couple of weeks and we've also added a field hockey win over Reading from last week. We're eyeing a lot more. WCTV

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 17:00:00

Thousands Gather on Boston Common to Form Human Peace Sign

Thousands of people gathered on the Boston Common Saturday afternoon in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest human peace sign. Children's Services of Roxbury, a non-profit that helps families throughout Massachusetts, organized the event. "In this world, it's like everybody

NECN - 2017-09-23 21:08:08

Boxford Police mourn passing of Officer Michelle Nowak

Boxford Police Officer Michelle Nowak has passed away, according to a statement from the department. The full text of the statement follows: "It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that The Boxford Police Department reports the passing of Officer Michelle Nowak. Officer Nowak served as the agencie

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 23:44:58

Saugus Cultural Council accepts applications for 2018 programs

The Saugus Cultural Council is accepting applications for 2018 programs. The Cultural Council supports local schools, cultural activities, and the humanities. Both organizations and individuals are welcome to request funding. The deadline for applications is Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. You can apply onli

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

Swampscott keeps rolling, explodes offensively to topple Winthrop

SWAMPSCOTT - You'd think that Swampscott head coach Bob Serino would be thrilled with his scorching hot offense after Saturday's 48-6 triumph over winless Winthrop. After all, the Big Blue had resumed their weekly offensive assault against the Vikings by piling up 349 total yards and seven touchdown

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-23 21:55:39

Erin Cooney and Danielle Grabowski: Two neighbors step up to help defray costs in Jill Little's recovery

Wilmington residents Erin Cooney, left, and Danielle Grabowski, right, helped raise money by participating in the annual 5K Road Race held Sunday on behalf of their neighbor and family friend, Jill Little, the 19-year-old who recently suffered a stroke. (courtesy photo). Wilmington resident Jill Lit

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 21:00:00

Scanner talk - and getting 'piggy' with it

FOR THOSE OF you out there who listen to the police and fire scanner to hear what is going on in the Twin Cities, occasionally you can only laugh out loud at some of the situations that prompt people to call public safety departments for emergency help. The notebook In the newsroom, the reporters

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:48

Knights on the Run going strong in 7th year

Any year now, Alex Coakley would like to relinquish her position as the race director for the Knights on the Run 5K, which is in its seventh year. If only she could. "I can't let it go until I find someone who will really want to get involved," said Coakley of the popular race, which will be on Oct.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Tewksbury High Football improves to 2-0: No. 9 Redmen scores late to defeat No. 20 Methuen in a classic game

TEWKSBURY - When you play football in the Merrimack Valley Conference, nothing is easy and nothing is given to you. You have to earn every inch, foot and yard. And the Tewksbury Memorial High School Football team learned all about that on Saturday afternoon. Trailing 19-14 with four minutes to go ag

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 21:00:00

Girls Cross-Country team opens season with a win

TEWKSBURY - The Tewksbury Memorial High School girls' cross-country team opened the season with a convincing 20-37 victory over Andover, in a Merrimack Valley Conference cross-over meet held on a very hot and sticky Wednesday afternoon at Tewksbury's home course, the Livingston Street complex. The R

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 19:00:00

Melrose group hosts free tech talks in October

SDM Foundation, the nonprofit computer literacy organizations located at 465 Main Street, will hold the following free "Shop Talk" events in October, all taking place from 1-2 p.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged, at www.sdmfoundation.net/events/2017-10/, or 781-606-2621. Thursday, October 5th:

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

Wilmington's McNabb retiring after 44 years in public housing work

WILMINGTON - The town of Wilmington has been called home to Wil-mington's Bob McNabb for over half a century. Now, he can get a little more time meandering around Wilmington, talking with old high school buddies and a host of other activities as he steps down from his role in administering to public

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 19:00:00

Andover Cares, and helps fight, addiction troubles

The opioid crisis facing communities across the state, including Andover, is getting significant attention next month as the town hosts its 3rd annual "Andover Cares" festival fundraiser that supports substance abuse intervention and education. Representatives from several groups that specialize in

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 08:00:00

Cops seek public's help in Revere woman's death

Authorities have issued a call for help from the public as they continue to investigate the death of a 30-year-old woman in Revere. Vanessa MacCormack was found dead yesterday afternoon with apparent trauma inside a home on Grand View Avenue, according to the Suffolk District Attorney's Office. The

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:00:00