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Tractor Trailer Fire Closes All 4 Mass Pike Lanes Eastbound in Natick

NATICK, MA (WBZ-AM)--A tractor trailer fire has closed all four eastbound lanes of the Massachusetts Turnpike near exit 13 causing major traffic back-ups between Natick and Waltham. The Weston Fire Department says the fire has spread to the wooded area next to the roadway and hydrants in the area ar


MA Weather: 1 to 2 Feet Of Snow Expected This Weekend

The first major snow of the season could dump between 1 to 2 feet of snow in Massachusetts. The National Weather Service said Thursday morning a winter storm watch is in effect for most of the state except for the Cape and southernmost area.


Snow in Framingham: What You Need To Know

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Weather forecasters say Massachusetts could get as much as one to two feet of snow this weekend. Here's what you need to know to before the storm hits Framingham. We'll update this story with cancellations as we hear of them, but, in the meantime, keep the following in mind:


Framingham mayor: MCR Labs dumped 'usable marijuana' in 'unlocked dumpsters'

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - A marijuana testing facility in Framingham is accused of dumping their stash right into the trash. Framingham Police found "usable marijuana" discarded in unlocked Dumpsters outside of MCR Labs on Speen Street on Sunday night, according to a statement released Tuesday by Framingh


Framingham man crashes in Natick, flees while car still moving

NATICK – A Framingham man left his car in drive as he ran from a crash into a light pole on Tuesday, police said. Police arrested Corey Fitzgerald, 26, at a nearby home after the 7:07 p.m. crash on South Avenue, police spokeswoman Lt. Cara Rossi said Wednesday.


Lucky day: 3 people claim $1 million lottery prizes, 1 wins $390,000

BRAINTREE - It turns out Tuesday was a lucky day. Three people collected $1 million prizes at the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission and another received a prize of $390,000. The winners all played different games to beef up their bank accounts.


Crews Prepare For First Major Winter Storm Of Year

NEWTON (CBS) – It’s all about snow preparation right now for cities and towns in Massachusetts. It means trucks are already out treating the roads in anticipation of not one, but two storms in the next 72 hours.


Report: Massachusetts Representative Accused of Groping Incoming Lawmaker

A top lawmaker in Massachusetts' House of Representative is accused of groping an incoming lawmaker, according to the Boston Globe. Rep. Paul McMurtry, a Democrat from Dedham and a member of House Speaker Robert DeLeo's leadership team, allegedly grabbed the backside of an incoming legislator at an


Owl Hit By Car Is Doing Okay: Police

WAYLAND, MA- After being hit by a car Tuesday night, one lucky Owl in Wayland is free to fly home. Police officers got a call at 7 p.m. on Tuesday reporting a car hitting an animal on Old Connecticut Path and Forest Hill Road. They found a barred owl with no visible injuries.


Staples $500M acquisition stalled by shutdown

Staples' planned purchase of an Illinois wholesale supplier of office furniture and other goods is being stalled by the federal government shutdown. The Framingham office retailer's target, Essendant, said last week a final approval by the Federal Trade Commission has been delayed by the government


Massachusetts food stamps recipients will get February benefits early due to government shutdown

Most Massachusetts food stamps recipients will receive their February benefits early due to the partial government shutdown. State officials are cautioning recipients to budget wisely, since those benefits will have to last for the entire month.


5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Thursday, January 17

1 Downtown Framingham Inc, has a board meeting at City Hall at 8 a.m. Framingham High boys and girls track teams have a meet against Natick at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston at 4:30 p.m.


New Teacher Contracts Increase Pay By 6.65% Over Three Years

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The new contract for Framingham district educators was approved at Wednesday night's School Committee meeting. The $10 million contract increases teacher pay by 6.65 percent over three years but also increases the workload.


Winter storm expected to bring more than a foot of snow to parts of Massachusetts this weekend

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch early Thursday ahead of multiple storms heading towards Massachusetts in coming days. Following a minor storm Thursday into Friday morning, one to three inches of snowfall is likely. Much of Western Massachusetts, including the Berkshires, is


Marlborough police log, Jan. 18 edition

9:26 a.m. East Main St. Harassment. 10:13 a.m. Maple St. Well-being check. 11:59 a.m. Pleasant St. Medical. 1:43 p.m. Arrested, Shaun Michael Perry, 32, of 9 Ives St., Apt. 3, Worcester, on warrant.


Snow in Marlborough: What You Need To Know

MARLBOROUGH, MA- Weather forecasters say Massachusetts could get as much as one to two feet of snow this weekend. Here's what you need to know to before the storm hits Marlborough. We'll update this story with cancellations as we hear of them, but, in the meantime, keep the following in mind:


Pot board pressed to probe Framingham testing site

The state pot board is being pressed to “immediately investigate” what Framingham’s mayor is calling a violation of state regulations after police found hundreds of vials of both marijuana residue and “usable” weed in unlocked dumpsters behind one of the state’s two marijuana testing labs.


New Mexican Restaurant Coming to Milford

MILFORD, MA- What once held a BBQ restaurant will be the new home of a Mexican restaurant. Taqueria la Estrella is replacing the old Carnivores All American BBQ at 134 South Main St after the BBQ spot moved to the Hopedale Country Club in August.


Library adds color to weekly events

With libraries increasingly moving towards incorporating technology, the Dover Town Library boasts a decidedly old-school remedy to relieve visitors’ stress: adult coloring books.


Massachusetts woman charged with murder in babies’ deaths faces June trial

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman facing murder charges after the bodies of three infants she had given birth to were found in her squalid home in 2014 has been scheduled to go on trial in June.