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Roofer faces more charges in area
WAREHAM — Matthew Will, 37, of Halifax, owner of Five Star Discount Roofing, was in Wareham District Court Friday, Dec. 7, facing six larceny-related charges stemming from two Middleborough Police Department complaints alleging he took deposits by check for roofing and household contract work from s
State shuts down medical marijuana operator over pesticide use
Triple M, a medical marijuana operator with dispensaries in Mashpee and Plymouth, has been ordered to close by state health regulators for using pesticides on plants on its Plymouth cultivation facility.
CARVER SENIOR SCENE: Dec. 14
Contact Carver Council on Aging Activities Coordinator Connie Kelly at 508-866-4698, ext. 3. Holiday Songs with Singer Jennifer Mello: noon Dec. 18. Mello will serenade attendees with a combination of standards and holiday classics. Come early and join for lunch then stay for the songs. Drop in.
Southeastern Regional student facing child porn charges in Easton sexting scandal
EASTON — A Southeastern Regional high school student is being charged with sharing pornographic pictures of at least one underage classmate. Sandro Marcelin, 17, of Brockton is being summoned to court on charges including possession of child pornography, disseminating obscene material to a minor and
Quincy Woman Charged With Assaulting Brockton Police Officer
BROCKTON, MA — A Quincy woman was arrested on Monday night after police said she ran away from a field sobriety test and tried to fight the officer who caught up to her. Zarianna Pizarro, 18, was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, negligent operation of a motor v
W. Bridgewater: Man on Most Wanted List Under Arrest After Car Chase
A man on the “Most Wanted” list is under arrest after fleeing from police for a minor violation and leading them on a high speed chase up and down Route 24. At about 9:30 Tuesday night a State Trooper attempted to stop 26-year-old Keenan Ritter of Dorchester on Route 24 Northbound in Brockton.
Police investigating after pedestrian hit outside Bridgewater post office
BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - A 53-year-old Mansfield man was injured Friday when he was struck by an elderly driver the parking lot of a post office in Bridgewater, officials said.
Whitman: Man Sentenced Following Rape Conviction
A Whitman man will serve five to seven years in State Prison, following his rape conviction. The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office says that 33-year-old Daniel Nash was found guilty on two counts of Rape, and one count each of Indecent Assault and Battery on a Person over 14 and Photographi
Plymouth 400 and Orleans: There's a connection
Plymouth 400, the quadricentennnial commemoration of the Mayflower voyage and the settlement of Plymouth Colony is fast approaching. As 2020 draws near, there can be no doubt that Provincetown and Plymouth deserve top billing as we recognize this momentous series of events in our nation’s history. P
Struggling parents deal with the dire effects of cancer
When she wrote to Globe Santa in October, the Bridgewater mother of a 5-year-old said she had been diagnosed with stage four colon cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy. Her letter reflects the dire effect that cancer has on the people living with the disease, their families and — in many cases — t
Vacant house in West Bridgewater to be auctioned today
WEST BRIDGEWATER—Richard and Pamela Swanson bought a ranch-style house from a family member for $1 in 1984, according to records filed with the Plymouth County Register of Deeds.
Massachusetts marijuana regulators OK four new retail pot shops
Massachusetts regulators on Thursday approved four new retail pot shops, more than doubling the number of that have received sign-offs. The companies behind the shops, which will be located in the Berkshires as well as Hudson and Fall River, must still meet several conditions before they can receive
Multiple Bomb Threats Reported Throughout MA, Southern NH
BOSTON, MA -- Massachusetts State Police and police departments throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are responding to a series of bomb threats that were sent by email to businesses on Thursday. Massachusetts State Police said in a post on twitter that similar threats had been reporte
New Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave Launches Website, Issues First Round of Guidance
The brand-new Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (“DFML”) has launched its webpage and issued the first set of guidance for both employers and employees. The DFML was created to help facilitate the implementation of Massachusetts’ new Paid Family and Medical Leave programs (“PFML”)
Manager of Brockton store sent nude images to teen multiple times, say police
BROCKTON — The manager of a North Side grocery store has been fired after he was charged with sending nude photographs to a teenage classmate of his son. Michael P. Cambria, 47, of Kingston, pleaded not guilty last week during his arraignment in Plymouth District Court.
FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass among states affected
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The FBI is investigating a series of bomb threats sent to businesses in several states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Massachusetts State Police tweeted out that its Fusion Center is tracking multiple threats across the state. However, police said there are no ind
Bomb Threats At Hingham's Derby Street Shops
HINGHAM, MA — Police are at the Derby Street shopping plaza and another local business investigating bomb threats. The businesses are located at 1 Derby Street and 33 Central Street. Both have been evacuated.
December 13 - 1621: The Fortune sets sail from Plymouth for home
1839: Three storms in twelve days sink over 300 ships. 1636: The National Guard is born here. 1621: Arrival of 35 new settlers put the rest on half ration for two weeks. On this day in 1621, the Fortune left Plymouth Colony for England. Mass Moments said of the ship's return:
Division 3 boys hockey Super Eight, Preseason Dream Team
2. Lowell (15-4-2) 3. Hopkinton (19-3-1) 5. Coyle & Cassidy (9-7-6) F: Brian Clougherty, Lynn – The Jets senior should take flight again coming off a 28-34-62 campaign. F: Thomas Hassett, Lowell – A two-time All-Scholastic, Hassett leads a deep and loaded Red Raiders squad.
Taxes going up 4.45%
PLYMOUTH – The average single family tax bill will increase by $250 or 4.45 percent in fiscal year 2019, and the average commercial property tax bill will jump, on average, 2.9 percent, for an increase of $522.