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U.S. Attorney: Gardner man sentenced to 80 months for firearms and drug offenses
Travis Miller, 30, was sentenced to 80 months in prison and three years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Attorney.
Ayer man accused of sexually assaulting child at NH campground
Dale Earl Cole, 65, of Ayer, Massachusetts, is facing three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault of a victim under 13 years of age.
Breathalyzer results could be thrown out in thousands of Massachusetts drunk driving cases
Each of the state's eleven district attorneys agreed with defense lawyers, the reliability of more than 36,000 breath test results were questionable because the machines were not properly calibrated
Mayor of Gardner, five others speaking against nurse staffing ballot question
Mayors Gail Infurna of Melrose, Paul Heroux of Attleboro, Robert Hedlund of Weymouth, Jon Mitchell of New Bedford, Donna Holaday of Newburyport and Mark Hawke of Gardner wrote in a letter Wednesday that the proposal to mandate minimum nurse staffing levels would come with a "staggering price tag" th
Rindge police will not release results of investigation into dog shooting
RINDGE — Police have completed but do not plan to release the results of an investigation into a June incident involving the town’s animal control officer, the department announced Tuesday.Police Chief Daniel J. Anair confirmed at selectmen’s meeting in June that the officer, Larry Harris, had shot
Man Charged With Stabbing On Allen Street
Police headed to 120 Main St. on Sunday, Aug. 12, around 12:14 a.m. where a stabbing had reportedly just occurred. The 21-year-old male victim had been "jumped" by several males on Allen Street during an altercation.
27-year-old man arrested after shooting outside MBTA's Massachusetts Avenue Station
The man - who has not yet been identified by police - is to be arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court Thursday, according to Jake Wark, a spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley's office.
Crowbar that killed Massachusetts lawyer seen in road long before accident
John Madaio, 63, of Paxton, was killed Monday after a crowbar flew through his windshield and struck him in the head.–Spencer Police Department via Facebook
Undocumented Massachusetts Father to Be Deported in Month
For 27 years, Rigoberto Mendez has called America his home. Since arriving in 1991, he has fallen in love, gotten married and had two children.
Man accused in sexual assaults of child at Hancock campground
Dale Earl Cole, 65, of Ayer, Massachusetts, faces three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault of a victim under 13 years of age.
Dog Found Abandoned, Dying With Corn Cob Lodged in Intestine
Twix, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, was found vomiting and dehydrated along Route 28 near Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.
Worcester man arrested after police allegedly find drugs, gun stolen from Washington in his car
VERNON, CT - A Worcester man was arrested after State Police stopped him for speeding and said they found a stolen gun, crack cocaine and other illegal drugs in his car.
State OKs asbestos plan at Fitchburg's Coolidge Park
The state agency, according to Mayor Stephen DiNatale, is requiring the field be thoroughly raked by a licensed asbestos abatement contractor to remove any remaining fragments and bag and dispose of them, if there are any.
Authorities release ID of woman found dead in car trunk
The Worcester district attorney on Monday identified 28-year-old Maddilyn Burgess, of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, as the victim of what authorities describe as a murder-suicide.
State Police Suspend 4 Troopers Without Pay in OT Scandal
Duty status hearings were held Wednesday at state police headquarters for the four department members, a state police spokesman said. As a result, all four were suspended without pay while internal and external investigations are conducted.
Leominster residents fed up after heavy rain floods homes
"We were at the hospital, he was having a procedure and we really needed to get him home because he was there nine hours with no rest," Donna Berry said. "Instead, he's up the street, sitting in a car because we couldn't get him here."
Take a hike and watch hawks soar in Ashburnham
On a good day in mid-September, a keen-eyed observer may see up to 3,000 hawks from the various peaks of the range, such as South Pack Monadnock in New Hampshire and Mount Wachusett in Massachusetts.
Crowbar That Killed Attorney Seen in Road Prior to Crash
John Madaio, of Paxton, was driving east on Route 9 in Spencer at about 10 a.m. Monday when the crowbar flew through his windshield and caused him to crash. The 63-year-old Madaio's vehicle left the road, struck a parked car and went over an embankment. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Fitchburg man deemed dangerous after shooting Leominster bar patron in leg
Alexis Cabrera, 30, of 72 Clarendon St., was ordered held Monday after being charged with various firearms charges in connection to the Aug. 4 shooting outside the Columbia Tavern.
4 Massachusetts State Police members suspended in ongoing overtime scandal
“Today’s actions are the result of our continued review of records and data indicative of whether Department members were present and working overtime shifts for which they were paid,” Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, stated in the news release. “Our commitm