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Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


5 Things TO DO this Week in Hanover

1. Down on the corner. The Hanover Council on Aging and the John Curtis Free Library will present author talk with Ted Reinstein on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. “New England General Stores” is about what is on nearly every corner of New England. Reinstein has found offbeat, interesting, and


Quick response leads to 3 arrests in Brockton home invasion

BROCKTON — Officers arrived within two minutes of receiving a call about a home invasion Friday afternoon, ultimately resulting in three arrests of men known to police. Police received a 911 call from a teenager at 2:59 p.m. reporting there were unknown men inside the single-family home on Jordan St


Brockton man found with 10 ounces of marijuana during traffic stop

BROCKTON — A city man driving a car with heavily tinted windows was arrested Thursday evening when police say they found him to be in possession of more than 10 ounces of marijuana.


Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly

BOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston. The Department of Agricultural Resources said a single dead specimen of the bug was discovered at a private residence in the city.


Plymouth Quarries assists in redesign of 62,000 s/f Merchants Row

Hanover, MA Former DIY Network Stars Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns, current managers of marketing and sales for Hingham’s Plymouth Quarries, have officially signed on to assist in the redesign of the former Hanover shopping complex. The newly redeveloped single-story retail area, named Merchants Ro


2 women injured in Brockton crash

BROCKTON — Two women were injured Thursday evening in a crash between an SUV and sedan. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer Street and Snell Avenue for a report of a two-vehicle crash about 5 p.m.


H.S. BASKETBALL: Boys tournament preview

Chris McDaniel cmcdaniel@wickedlocal.com @ChrisMcDaniel88 — Here we’ll break down teams into three categories. Favorites are expected to go on deep tournament runs. Contenders have the chance to go on a deep tournament. Underdogs won’t be expected to go on a deep run, but we won’t count them out.


West Bridgewater burger joint closed

WEST BRIDGEWATER — Throwback Cafe and Grill closed this week, less than 18 months after it opened. Owner Amantino Lopes of Stoughton said he had been mulling the closure for a long time, but made the decision to close last week. He was about to place another order for burger buns, cheese and fresh b


Pembroke's proposed FY 2020 budget explained

While the fiscal year 2020 budget is still a work in progress between now and the Tuesday, May 14 Town Meeting, Interim Town Manager Ed Thorne has laid out the expenditure half of the budget.


Wareham Police find suspect with help from Plymouth County K9

Two suspects who allegedly ran from Wareham Police on Monday, Feb. 18 were arrested with help from the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office and K9 ‘Suni’, who reportedly found one of the wanted men hiding under a parked car.


S.S. High School Sports Scoreboard – 2/20/19

ROC: Hunter Wardwell – 21 points; Bulldogs win tournament title. ABI: Bryson Andrews – 25 points; Passes Ryan Chambers for most career points in program history. DUX: Teagan Curran – 21 points; Scored game-winning basket with :06 remaining.


Massachusetts Brothers Charged With Child Rape

Two Massachusetts brothers were arrested Thursday morning and charged with the rape of a child. Massachusetts State Police said two teams simultaneously arrested 34-year-old Dennis Orellana of Westborough and 26-year-old Hilin Orellana at their apartments before dawn Thursday.


Victims stop armed Bridgewater man in Raynham home invasion

RAYNHAM — A Bridgewater teenager attempted to rob three other teenagers at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon, but police say he was caught and arrested when his intended victims stopped him in the act.


'You're somebody's son': Brockton family devastated by overdose offers clean clothes, support to other addicts

STOUGHTON — It all started with a bench outside of a detox facility. Betty Pariseau from Brockton would visit the Andrew House, located on Long Island in Boston Harbor, and sit on a bench in front of the intake window. She’d wait for her son, Matthew, to come to meet her to drop off a carton of ciga


Officer Shot in Roxbury, Gunman Dead: Officials

A Boston police officer was shot and the gunman has died after they exchanged "several" rounds of gunfire early Friday in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. At 2:21 a.m., officers pulled a vehicle over at 102 Gerard St. and the driver opened fire on the officers, Police Commissioner William Gross said


Providence police spent $100K watching Weymouth child rapist's home

Police in Rhode Island have paid $102,812 on police details to monitor the home of a serial child rapist from Weymouth who moved into the city last fall. Police began monitoring the home of Richard Gardner, a Weymouth native, on Oct. 17 after his move to the neighborhood sparked outrage among reside


Clock is ticking on plastic bag ban for Pembroke businesses

The single use plastic bag ban passed by Pembroke voters at the fall special Town Meeting in October is getting closer to being enforced. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy approved the bylaw on Monday, Feb. 11.


Weymouth: Fire Damages Detached Garage

Crews were called out to the scene of a garage fire in Weymouth on Thursday. Fire officials say that at 11:44 a.m. they received a call about the incident at 60 Summer St. Upon arrival firefighters found a fully involved fire at a detached garage.


South Weymouth base redevelopment enters new era of uncertainty

If it’s always darkest before the dawn, you have to wonder when the massive Union Point redevelopment on the South Shore will finally see the sunrise. The Southfield Redevelopment Authority, the agency that oversees the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station, on Wednesday took the long-expected ste