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Water is shut off to homes and businesses near Haverhill's Lafayette Square during repairs to system
The shutdown affects customers on the north side of Broadway, and includes Wingate, Tyler and Dupre avenues, as well as Whitcomb and Lafayette streets.
Teen killed in dramatic Massachusetts natural gas explosions is laid to rest
An Andover resident leaves old town hall which is open for claims and information, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Andover, Mass., in the wake of last week's gas explosions and fires. About 8,600 customers were affected by the explosions, with many having to evacuate their homes for days, and some pos
NH, Mass. Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Haverhill
Haverhill Police, Massachusetts State Police and officers from Plaistow, New Hampshire were seen collecting evidence at the crash site. No details on the cause or the identity of the victim have been released and it's not clear why officials from Plaistow were involved in the investigation.
Police: Lawrence man arrested after toddler helped steal from Salem mall
Anthony Helinski is facing three counts of theft, two counts of criminal trespassing and a count of endangering the welfare of a child, according to police.
More Fires, Injuries Tied To Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions
ANDOVER, MA -- An 88-year-old Andover man who could not activate his medical alert because of the weekend power outage and a woman who was not found for hours after she fell are the latest injuries tied to Thursday's Merrimack Valley gas explosions. As a precaution, National Grid cut power to Andove
Two Haverhill residents charged with DWI in New Hampshire
Karima Laraki, 26, was stopped at Ocean Boulevard and Amesbury Street at 1:16 a.m. Sept. 6. Trooper Nathan Sleight made the arrest.
Columbia Gas withdraws $33 million rate increase
The rate increase was planned before Thursday's gas explosions and fires, which killed one person, caused widespread evacuation, and destroyed dozens of homes in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.
Rivera and Lantigua clash anew, this time over gas disaster
The latest eruption between the longtime political rivals came after Lantigua promoted a meeting a Boston law firm hosted at St. Anthony's Church on Monday. The meeting was an attempt to solicit victims to join a class-action lawsuit the firm Bailey Glasser of Boston is preparing against Columbia Ga
Citing Gas Explosions, Haverhill Continues Ban on Gas-Related Street Openings
Councilors voted to continue its moratorium, enacted originally in July to support locked-out National Grid workers, despite misgivings from City Solicitor William D. Cox Jr.
Teacher placed on leave after using toddler to steal game prizes from machine
SALEM, New Hampshire- The man who police say used a toddler to steal game prizes from a machine at a New Hampshire mall could be facing several charges, including endangerment of a child.
28-Year-Old Woman's Body Found in Salem, Mass.
The body of a 28-year-old homeless woman was discovered Wednesday morning in Salem, Massachusetts, according to officials.
Seabrook police charge student after threat to 'shoot up' school
SEABROOK – Police investigated a threat reportedly made by a Seabrook Middle School student to "shoot up" the school last Friday and ended up charging a 14-year-old student with one count of criminal threatening.Acting Police Chief Brett Walker said in a release Wednesday his department learned of t
Governor meets with merchants to plan support, with 100 Andover businesses closed due to gas disaster,
Speaking after a business meeting in Andover Wednesday morning are, from left, Gov. Charlie Baker, Andover Town Manager Andrew Flanagan and state Housing and Economic Development Director Jay Ash.courtesy photo
Andover teacher accused of using toddler to steal prizes from Rockingham Mall arcade game
SALEM, N.H. — An Andover middle school teacher is on administrative leave after allegedly using a toddler to help him steal from a game at the Mall at Rockingham Park in Salem, according to police.Anthony Helinski, 34, of Lawrence surrendered to Salem police Wednesday — with an attorney by his side
Police name suspect in Tuesday night Merrimack Street shooting
In a Wednesday morning press release, police named Aponte, a Lowell resident, as the suspect and published his photograph. Authorities said they reviewed eyewitness accounts and surveillance video.
28-year-old Haverhill man dies in motorcycle crash early Tuesday morning; police not yet releasing name
Police, firefighters and Trinity Ambulance personnel responded, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Lawsuit Filed Against Gas Company After Explosions In Merrimack Valley | Boston Informer
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers filed a class action lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of people who were forced out of their homes for days when dozens ofnatural gas explosionsand fires ripped through three Massachusetts towns.The lawsuit is the first of what’s likely to be several filed against Columbia Gas and its
Boston Police Arrest Haverhill Man for Alleged Fenway Park Assault
Boston Police Department spokesman Officer James Moccia told WHAV Brandon Noyes was taken into custody on Jersey Street, just outside of Fenway, after the incident during the game against the New York Mets.
Weare man found dead in Merrimac
On Saturday, Weare police reported in a Facebook post that Guillemette’s body was found in Merrimack. Guillemette grew up in Sanford, Maine, according to his Facebook page.
Heavy rains hit Merrimack Valley and region; flash flood watch in effect
"Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are anticipated, heaviest across northern Massachusetts where locally higher amounts are possible," said a statement from National Weather Service forecasters.