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Man arrested after allegedly following girls into home in Lowell
LOWELL, Mass. -A man was arrested after allegedly following multiple girls into a house in Lowell, police say.
Schools modify Monday schedules citing extreme heat forecast
“If it is just cancelling one day, I’d rather do that than risk the safety of the children,” said Salah Khelfaoui, Lowell Schools Superintendent.”
Andover boy battles rare genetic disorder
After an average pregnancy with routine testing that left the couple expecting a healthy baby boy, on Sept. 11, 2016, their first child, Anderson “Andy” Elam, was born with a condition known as neonatal Marfan syndrome.
Kidnapping suspect arrested after chasing girls into home, police say
Wayne Spencer, 54, is facing a number of charges including breaking and entering and assault.
Andover Woman Cited for Texting While Driving After Hitting Two Parked Cars
According to Andover police spokesman Lt. Edward Guy, the 27-year-old driver was following her GPS home when she took a left onto Lewis Street just before midnight. After making the turn, her 2017 Jeep Cherokee struck a parked Saab and Volkswagen Passat before the Jeep rolled onto its roof, Guy told
Billerica monument to honor those who suffered from Agent Orange
These illustrations show both sides of the Agent Orange memorial planned for Vietnam Veterans Park in Billerica. PROVIDED BY MICHAEL ROSASun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.BILLERICA -- Just how many town veterans were affected by Agent Orange is unclear, but their service and
Family rescued, cat saved from roof after 5-alarm fire destroys Ayer home
“It was tough to get up in the attic up over the third floor where there’s no access, so it was just a tough job,” said Ayer Fire Chief Robert Pedrazzi. “It’s a tough hot day, it’s over 90 degrees out and it was a lot of work.”
I-93 North closed in Londonderry after tractor-trailer jackknifes
LONDONDERRY, N.H. —All northbound lanes on Interstate 93 were closed in Londonderry after a tractor-trailer jackknifed.All lanes on I-93 North are blocked at Exit 5 near mile marker 17.4.Advertisement>>Download the FREE WMUR appState police are asking drivers to avoid the area and expect significant
Lowell High School may be forced to close due to extreme heat, officials say
In a statement, Lowell Public Schools said they would be monitoring the weather throughout the weekend and that a decision would be made Sunday afternoon, “regarding the status of school for Monday.”
Two motorcycle riders injured in crash with car on I-93 in Windham | New Hampshire
About 10:30 a.m., the Windham and Salem fire departments responded to the scene of the crash on the northbound side of the highway and found a 43-year-old Lynn, Mass. man lying near the guardrail with injuries to his lower back and legs and multiple abrasions. After receiving emergency treatment fro
Man Seriously Injured in Haverhill Shooting
The male victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital before being transferred to a Boston hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
'Inhumane and disgusting': Pelham family at odds with neighbors over cat's death
PELHAM, N.H.- Instead of playing outside and running around their yard this weekend, a New Hampshire family says their cat is dead inside a box, and the family is blaming their neighbors for putting him there.
Police searching for suspect after armed robbery in Methuen
The robbery happened at the White Eagle Pantry on Merrimack Street, and the suspect is described as a white man around 25 years old, wearing dark pants and a gray and orange sweatshirt.
Drug Busts In Lawrence Net Huge Score
LAWRENCE, MA — Two drug busts in Lawrence Wednesday night resulted in six arrests and the seizure of more than 760 grams of suspected opioids and more than $3,500 in suspected drug money.
Dracut's McMeniman earns 3rd at nationals
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- For the second straight year, Dracut High School senior Erin McMeniman has achieved All-American status in track and field.
Lowell man struck, seriously injured by car in Chelmsford
Emergency crews were called to Billerica Road near Omni Way, a few hundred yards from the Route 3 interchange, about 2:40 p.m., for a report of a pedestrian struck.
Lowell man among five charged in state/federal opioid trafficking ring
No Published CaptionSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.LAWRENCE -- A Lowell resident was among five people charged in an ongoing joint state and federal opioid trafficking investigation that turned up nearly 2,000 oxycodone pills and more than 200 grams of cocaine.Yohannel Gi
Lowell man snared in opioid ring
Yohannel Gil, 28, was held on $100,000 cash bail after his arraignment Wednesday in Lawrence District Court on five counts of distribution of a Class B substance (oxycodone), five counts of trafficking 36 grams or more of oxycodone and one count of conspiracy to violate drug laws.
Lowell Man Convicted Of Fentanyl, Heroin Conspiracy
LOWELL, MA – A Lowell man was convicted Wednesday by a federal jury of conspiring with others in the Lawrence and Lowell areas to deal more than 40 grams of fentanyl, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Bernaldo Rosario Santiago, 27, known as "Bori," was part of a drug trafficking organization and deal
'A Little Girl's First Love Is Her daddy': Father's Day Photos
WILMINGTON, MA—Whether it's through his or her personality, looks, hobbies or a combination of everything, a son or daughter often takes on the qualities of the dad who raised them. With Father's Day 2018 right around the corner, we are celebrating that special bond by inviting Patch readers across