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Day care closed after toddler found wandering in middle of road

PEABODY, Mass. — A Peabody day care was shut down Friday after a toddler walked out of the facility and was found wandering in the middle of a street by a stranger. Police said the 2-year-old somehow got out of the Watch-A-Tot day care sometime after being dropped off around 8 a.m.


This historic Hopkinton home could be yours for $1, but there’s a catch: The buyer has to move it

A developer hoping to build a mixed-use project in Hopkinton is offering to sell a historic home on the property for $1. But there’s one catch — the buyer needs to move it.


DA: Marlborough man accused of repeatedly raping young girl took more than 100 nude photos

MARLBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - A Marlborough man accused of a raping a young girl over the course of four years had more than 100 nude images of the victim stashed in his home, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan announced Friday.


Police: Man Carried Woman Into Path Of Dump Truck

GLOUCESTER (CBS) – A man was arrested after he allegedly picked up a woman and carried her into the road in front of an oncoming dump truck in Gloucester Friday morning. Witnesses said they heard a woman yelling for help before they were hit. Police said the man is Michael Baker, 41 of Beverly, and


Hopkinton Rescue Holds Wedding For 'Lovedogs'

HOPKINTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A local dog rescue held a special ceremony for two inseparable pups with a special bond. "Any time Jet and Jasmine were separated, they would howl for one another until they were reunited," Brown Dog Coalition wrote in a Facebook post Thursday. "For better or for w


Peabody woman rescues a toddler standing in traffic

PEABODY — Joann Cronin couldn’t believe her eyes Friday morning when she saw a toddler walking in the middle of Lowell Street. The Peabody Municipal Federal Credit Union assistant manager slammed on her brakes, jumped out of her car, and scooped up the 2-year-old.


Stop & Shop unions keeping their resolve

FRAMINGHAM - Tom Rogers, a striking shop steward at Stop & Shop, said customers at the grocery chain's 235 Old Connecticut Path location have been few and far between. And when customers do approach the store, pickets encourage them to shop elsewhere.


Hopkinton Shelter Celebrates Dog Wedding To Unite Two Devoted Dogs

HOPKINTON – On Wednesday, 2-year-olds Jet and Jasmine pledged their love in a special wedding ceremony surrounded by friends. Jet and Jasmine are dogs hoping to be adopted together, and, according to their rescue – Brown Dog Coalition – they’ve been devoted to each other since the beginning. In fact


Milford complains about Amazon drivers

MILFORD – Employees of several businesses on Commercial Way and Industrial Road say Amazon drivers are routinely making their daily commutes dangerous. “There’s a stop sign there. Maybe they don’t see it, but it’s certainly not being adhered to,” said Planning Board member Patrick Kennelly, who work


Marlborough's Philip Raymond arraigned on child rape charges

WOBURN – A Marlborough man who authorities say sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl over a four-year period was ordered held on $10,000 bail at his arraignment Thursday in Middlesex Superior Court.


Assault; Fraud: Milford Police Log

MILFORD, MA — Here's a sample of some types of calls the Milford Police Department respond to each day from the police logs, which are public. Arrests do not imply conviction and just because someone reports a crime does not mean it happened that way.


UPDATE: I-495 reopened but traffice slow after wires down in Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH - I-495 has been reopened, Marlborough Police is reporting on its Twitter feed at 15 p.m. Traffic is slow, so motorists are advised to continue to seek alternative routes.


3 things to do in Grafton: outreach meetings, register to vote, blood pressure screening

Town Administrator Tim McInerney will host two outreach meetings to gather feedback from residents and answer any questions before the May Town Meeting. On Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Nelson Library, 2 Prentice Street in North Grafton.


Former Marlborough Hospital radiologist alleges UMass discriminated against her

WORCESTER – A federal judge in Worcester this week was assigned a lawsuit filed by a former radiologist at Marlborough Hospital who alleges she was discriminated against on account of her age, sex, disability and nationality.


Framingham Police Chief Steven Trask to earn $183K under new contract

FRAMINGHAM — Police Chief Steven Trask will get a 3.5 percent salary hike under a new three-year contract signed Friday with the city. Trask, who was permanently installed in September as police chief, will see his annual base salary increase to $183,647.50, according to an announcement released by


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Faith Community Church Framingham *Grand Opening*

Looking for a place to come and worship this Easter Sunday? Faith Community Church of Framingham faithma.org is excited to announce it's Grand Opening on 4/21/19 at 10:00 am. We would love for you to come and celebrate with us at Walsh Middle School, 301 Brook St, Framingham, MA 01701.


Milford Town Library to hold Book Sale

MILFORD — A Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at the Milford Town Library, 80 Spruce St. A Friends only sale ($10 to join at the door) will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. April 26.


Fire Destroys Home Impacted By Merrimack Valley Explosions

LAWRENCE (CBS) – A Lawrence home that was impacted by the Merrimack Valley Explosions was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon. Columbia Gas says the home at 21 Brookfield Street has not had gas service since the explosions.


Suspect in Clinton homicide found dead in prison hospital

BOSTON (AP) — A suspect in a Massachusetts homicide has been found dead in his prison hospital room of an apparent suicide. The Telegram & Gazette reports that Dean Valchuis, of Berlin, was in state custody awaiting trial in connection with the death of 58-year-old Roger Bemis, of Clinton, in Februa