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Police Log: 8-14-18 - Itemlive
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Lowell man rejects plea deal in deadly incident
Gloribel Oregno courtesy photoSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.LOWELL -- A 29-year-old Lowell man charged with fatally driving over a woman outside the Westminster Village apartments two years ago rejected a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for 7 to 10 years.The
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."
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.
Man last seen in Lowell two weeks ago has been found
Bryan Provencher. (COURTESY PHOTO)Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.HUDSON -- The 48-year-old man who was last seen in Lowell two weeks ago has been located and is safe, police said Monday.Bryan Provencher, of Hudson, N.H., who manages Provencher Insurance Agency on Lakeview
Overturned Tractor-Trailer Shuts Down Route 12 in Sterling
The area is expected to close for "several hours," according to the Sterling Fire Department. Emergency responders extricated the trapped driver, who was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in unknown conditions.
Polito visits Groton, Shirley to tout MassWorks
"If we can partner with our cities and towns, we can make it better for everyone," Polito said. "This is a critical piece of infrastructure that connects places and people."
Nashua Jiffy Lube Bandit Arrested, Police Say
NASHUA, NH — A Nashua man was arrested over the weekend after police said he broke into the Jiffy Lube on East Hollis Street and stole power tools and equipment. John Rundlett (pictured), 55, of Nashua, was arrested Saturday and charged with felony burglary.
Armed robbery suspects arrested in Lowell
LOWELL -- Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery on Jackson Street Saturday, during which they allegedly chased a man and one gunshot was fired in his direction, police said.
Lawrence man charged with rape of teen
Benjamin Espino, 43, of 105 Boxford St., said he was age 17 and used the screen name "Willy Wasp," according to a police report.
Alleged heroin traffickers nabbed in Tewksbury
Tewksbury police charged Ruben Ventura, 23, of Lawrence, and Jeanrobert Frenel Jr., 27, of Methuen, with trafficking over 18 grams of heroin and conspiracy to violate drug laws, according to a police press release.
Missing NH Man Found Safe
HUDSON, NH — A Hudson man missing for two weeks has been found safe, police said Monday. Bryan Provencher, 48, was reported missing earlier this month. He was last seen in Auburn, Massachusetts.
New report ranks top NH public, private high schools
The rankings, produced by Niche.com, were based on factors including state test scores, graduation rates and teacher quality.
Nashua man faces felony charge for hammer threat in June road-rage incident | New Hampshire
Police said William Kratman, 50, of 30 Hawkstead Hollow, was wanted in connection with a June 20 road-rage incident outside Alec's Shoe Store, 1617 Southwood Drive. Kratman is accused of threatening another driver with a hammer in the incident, which happened just before 6 p.m., police said
Sex offender a no-show in court, warrant issued
Judge Timothy Feeley issued a warrant for Debbie Moccia, 63, of 129 Water St., Lawrence, after he was told that Moccia was not in court because she planned to seek admission to Boston Medical Center.
Hulu Series Shot In Tewksbury Makes Its Debut
TEWKSBURY, MA -- Reviews for the first two episodes of "Castle ROck," which made its premiere on July 25, have been mostly positive. While the series is based on Stephen King characters and set in the fictitious town of Castle Rock, ME, crews filmed in Tewksbury last September and again in December.
Five Exciting Events at the Chelmsford Public Library This Week
How To Tuesdays: Yard Care with GoatsTuesday, August 14 at 7:00 p.m.Learn why using goats for poison ivy and weed removal is an affordable, and fun, option to assist with your summer clean-up. A local farm will share success stories of projects using goats, and sometimes sheep, to explore this envir
Homology Medicines Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results
BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Homology Medicines, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIXX), a genetic medicines company, announced today financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, and highlighted recent accomplishments."During the quarter, we progressed IND-enabling studies of our gene therap
Ravenelle, ex-Fitchburg schools superintendent, takes job with Teachers21
NEWTON -- Andre Ravenelle, who announced his retirement from his post as superintendent of the Fitchburg Public School system in April, has been named the Executive Director of Teachers21, a William James College organization that offers customized professional development for academic leaders.
Iconic Massachusetts restaurant reopens weeks after salmonella sickened customers
"We did have some positives on people, but we never had a positive on product or anything that was distributed from the restaurant," said Dirk Kiefer, a food safety consultant.