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Emergency crews responding to overturned tree removal crane in Westford

WESTFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - Emergency crews are responding to an overturned tree removal crane in Westford. Police and firefighters responded to 6 Sawmill Drive after receiving word that a large tree removal crane had tipped over.


31 'Under-Socialized' Cats Found at Fitchburg Home After Owner Dies

Nearly three dozen cats are looking for homes after their owner recently died in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Officials with the MSCPA said teams from their Boston and Methuen shelters rescued the 31 "under-socialized" cats Wednesday. The home where the cats were found was said to be "messy".


Energy North Group Acquires 6 C-Stores

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Energy North Group (ENG), parent company of Haffner’s, has purchased six c-stores with gasoline, two heating-oil companies, one car wash and one property in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.


POLICE LOG for April 15: A Dunkins Stop Causes A Traffic Issue; Missing Man Located

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights of the Wilmington Police Log for Monday, April 15, 2019:. Police provided mutual aid via NEMLEC for Boston Marathon. (5:00am) A tractor trailer unit was blocking traffic on Lowell Street. Driver was inside Dunkin Donuts getting a coffee. He quickly moved his truc


‘This is a disgrace’: Here’s what Mass. politicians are saying after the redacted Mueller report was released

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, albeit redacted, was released Thursday morning, and Massachusetts politicians were quick to criticize the redactions as well as Attorney General William Barr.


Suspect in Clinton slaying found dead at prison hospital

BOSTON — Dean A. Valchuis of Berlin was found dead in state custody of an apparent suicide as he awaited trial in connection with the death of 58-year-old Roger Bemis of Clinton in February, sources confirmed to the Telegram & Gazette Thursday.


Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg says her parents, former Stop & Shop executives, stand with union workers

A lot has changed since the Deborah Goldberg’s family opened the first Economy Grocery store in Somerville a century ago. The company, now called Stop & Shop, has more than 400 stores across the Northeast. It’s no longer run by the Rabinowitz/Rabb family in Massachusetts, but instead is owned by a E


Stabbing brings police and fire to blossom Street in Fitchburg

FITCHBURG - Police and fire personnel responded to a report of a stabbing late Thursday afternoon in the vicinity of a single-family home at 708 Blossom St., according to a fire official.


Nashua couple convicted of operating unlicensed daycare after toddler death in 2017

NASHUA -- A city couple has been found guilty of operating an at-home daycare facility without a license. The conviction comes two years after a 15-month-old child was found unresponsive at the daycare facility and later pronounced dead at a local hospital. The February 2017 death was not suspicious


Woman shot dead in Derry after rioting in the city

A 29-year-old woman has been shot dead in Londonderry. Dissident Republicans are being blamed for the killing. It happened during rioting following police searches in Derry's Creggan area on Thursday night.


Lowell police investigating after mother, infant are allegedly hit by car

Lowell police are investigating a car crash they say left a woman on the ground clutching her infant late Wednesday afternoon on Bridge Street. Mother and child were transported to an area hospital as a precaution, department spokesman Capt. James J. Hodgdon said today.


Burlington man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

A former civilian employee of the Hanscom Air Force Base pleaded guilty Wednesday, April 17, in federal court in Boston in connection with possessing thousands of files depicting child pornography, including a manual titled “How to Practice Child Love.”


NH police asking public to check sheds, vehicles following 11-year-old boy’s disappearance

BERLIN, N.H. (WHDH) - Police in New Hampshire are asking the public to check their sheds, outside structures, and vehicles as they investigate the disappearance of an 11-year-old Berlin boy.


2 hospitalized after multi-alarm fire torches home in Dorchester

BOSTON (WHDH) - Two residents were taken to the hospital after a two-alarm blaze torched a home in Dorchester on Thursday afternoon. Crews responding to a reported building fire at the corner of Bowdoin and Dever streets shortly before 4 p.m. found heavy flames shooting from the roof of a multi-stor


Rapper failed to show for concert because he was arrested out of state, police say

BOSTON — Boston police are investigating after a brawl broke out outside the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street. Rapper Kodak Black was scheduled to perform two shows at the House of Blues, but he never appeared.


D-I softball: Spaulding survives late scare to reach 4-0

ROCHESTER — Spaulding High School's Grace Beaulieu had pitched so well through the first six innings of Thursday's 5-3 softball win, the seventh felt like more of a formality.


Woman Swerved Onto Sidewalk, Charged With OUI: Marlborough Police

MARLBOROUGH, MA — A Lincoln woman was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on Thursday morning. Marlborough police said Tanya Bushy was swerving on the road, at one point driving onto the sidewalk, when she was pulled over at 2 a.m. on Thursday.


Man gets over 11 years in prison for fentanyl trafficking

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 11 ½ years in prison for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy in New Hampshire. Court documents say 19-year-old Julio Saldana, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, got into an altercation with rival gang members, which resulted in a


Pair Targeting Nashua Target Store Get Busted On Theft Charges

NASHUA, NH — Two New Hampshire residents, including one with a number of priors, were arrested this month on charges after theft incidents at the Target store on Amherst Street in Nashua, according to police. Nicholas Ramalho, 22, of Bell Street in Manchester, was arrested on April 5, 2019, and char


Massachusetts Doctor Arrested for Paying 14-Year-Old for Sex

A Massachusetts doctor is facing charges for allegedly paying a 14-year-old boy for sex. Sujan Kayastha, 37, was arrested following a four-month investigation by the Attleboro Police Department. Authorities initiated the investigation after they received information that an Attleboro boy had been se