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Police identify man killed by SUV on Route 3A in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH, Mass. - A Hull firefighter and paramedic was behind the wheel when a pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV on Monday evening, a fire official has confirmed. No charges had been filed Monday night.


Dedham Selectmen discuss alcohol policies, recent violations

At its most recent meeting, the Board of Selectmen reviewed several alcohol compliance violations and went over some of the proposed changes to the town’s alcohol regulations.


Police Warn Of Scammer Impersonating Dedham Officer

DEDHAM, MA — Police warned residents to be cautious of phone scams after receiving several reports over the weekend, including one from a scammer impersonating a Dedham police officer.


No Bail For Sex Offender Accused Of Kidnapping 2 Girls In Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — A Level 3 sex offender who is charged with kidnapping two girls appeared before a judge Tuesday. Fifty-two-year-old Lionel Ivan Braithwaite Jr. pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Cambridge District Court and will be held without bail.


Here’s what Elizabeth Warren’s child care plan would mean for parents in Massachusetts and beyond

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan this week to address one of the biggest rising costs for American families: Child care. The Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate is calling for a “robust” increase in federal funding to local governments, schools, and other nonprofit groups to


Art in Bloom preparations underway

Needham’s Art in Bloom 2019 will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 and from 1 to 5 p.m. March 10 at the Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave. Art in Bloom is presented by the Beth Shalom Garden Club with participation from the Needham and Kalmia Garden Clubs.


North Carolina lawsuits follow former LStar CEO to Massachusetts

DEDHAM — Legal troubles that started in North Carolina for the embattled former CEO of the company leading the redevelopment of the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station have followed him to Massachusetts.


Randolph Police Officer Arrested After Car Fire Outside His Home

RANDOLPH (CBS) — A Randolph police officer was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested over the weekend. Officer Glenn Frazier was arrested outside of his Brockton home while he was off duty, Randolph police said.


C&S Insurance acquires Francis M. Walley

Mansfield-based C&S Insurance recently announced the acquisition of Dedham-based Francis M. Walley Insurance Agency. “Walley Insurance has developed a reputation for excellence since its establishment nearly 100 years ago,” said Keith J. Signoriello, president and principal of C&S Insurance. “That i


Large "Really Excited" About WVU Offer

Dedham (MA) Noble and Greenough School athlete Cameron Large is one of the hottest names on the recruiting trail recently. The 2020...


$100,000 Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA- A winning instant lotto game ticket was sold in Framingham and the prize is $100,000. The Massachusetts State Lottery announced the ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms, 730 Cochituate Rd in Framingham.


‘This will be another messy one’: Here’s what to expect from the winter storm Wednesday night into Thursday

The next winter storm to impact Massachusetts promises snow Wednesday night with a transition to freezing rain in the early morning hours Thursday and then to rain later that morning.


Three men face charges in connection to racist flyers posted in East Boston

ROCHESTER, N.Y./BOSTON, M.A. (WHAM) - Three men, including an 18-year-old from Rochester, are facing charges in connection to racist flyers being posted around an East Boston neighborhood.


Release: Needham Police welcomes new officer

Feb. 15 -- Officer Brian Soll joined the Needham Police Department on Jan. 2, went though a modified training program and was assigned on his own on Jan. 21. Soll began his law enforcement career with the New York City Police Department in 2003 and was assigned to patrol and ultimately to a speciali


Boston man arrested on Quincy fentanyl trafficking charge

QUINCY — A Boston man was arrested by police after they accused him of dealing fentanyl in Quincy. Miguel A. Vasquez, 24, was charged with trafficking more than 10 grams of fentanyl, distribution of fentanyl and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He is expected to be arraigned in Quincy D


Boston Police Looking For Missing 19-Year-Old

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston police are looking for a missing 19-year-old who has autism and has made suicidal threats. Authorities on Tuesday asked the public for help in finding Darius “Jade” Chisholm.


Westwood Community Trails: A way to see a new part of this town.

Since October, the Town of Westwood's Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Committee has had a new offshoot: Westwood Community Trails. Led by Westwood resident and former Troop 3 Boy Scout leader Richard de Reyna, Westwood Community Trails is an offshoot of hikes he had led around Hale Reservation previou


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Braintree knocks off No. 1 Cathedral, wins the IAABO 27 Comcast title

WOBURN – Being the underdog is not something that No. 12 Braintree is used to, but it is a role that the Wamps welcomed. Braintree, the defending state champions, showed that on Monday as it handed No. 1 Cathedral its first loss of the year, battling to a 73-68 overtime victory in the Div. 1 final o


How Much Snow MA Got Monday

The overnight storm that lingered throughout Presidents Day dropped a few inches of snow across Massachusetts, though it fell shy of the most extreme predictions. For yet another storm, we never got the high end of the forecasts, which was around 8 inches south of Boston. Instead, Marshfield was the


‘Relationships’ reception to be held in Gloucester

Paige Farrell will host a reception for her exhibition, “Relationships,” from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at Jane Deering Gallery, 19 Pleasant St., Gloucester. Farrell is a writer, sommelier and wine consultant and in this exhibition reveals the relationship between the world of two arts — the art of photog