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Man shot in brazen daylight home invasion in Fitchburg

FITCHBURG, Mass. — One man is being treated for a gunshot wound after an apparent home invasion in Fitchburg, according to police. Police were called to 9 Chester St. just before noon for a report of shots fired, Police Chief Ernest Martineau said.


Hudson library director's salary range boosted

HUDSON – Town officials boosted the salary range for the library director position to attract a larger and more qualified candidate pool. The town and Board of Library Trustees conducted a search this winter for a successor to recently retired Library Director Debbie Backman and selected a highly qu


UPDATE: Search for gunman continues; Armed robbery caused lockdown at second Andover school;

ANDOVER — Police are still searching for a man involved in an armed robbery at CVS Tuesday morning, according to Andover Police Chief Patrick Keefe. The robbery and search for the gunman caused two schools near the store to go into lockdown, but the lockdown has since been lifted.


Second annual ArtsFest Hudson set for May 4

HUDSON – Brightly colored artworks and the melodic sounds of world music and classic rock will fill Main Street early next month. The Hudson Business Improvement District (BID) and River’s Edge Arts Alliance are teaming up to host the second annual ArtsFest Hudson on Saturday, May 4 from 12-5 p.m. L


Marlborough Adult Day Center Gets New Owner

MARLBOROUGH, MA — The Pleasantries Adult Day Services in Marlborough is under new leadership. Josh Obeiter is taking over as the new owner and Regina Wolf Fritz is the new program director. Pleasantries is a social day program uniquely designed to support, connect and provide meaningful engagement f


A man allegedly robbed an Andover CVS at gunpoint for narcotics

A man robbed an Andover CVS at gunpoint Tuesday morning and fled with narcotics, police say. Andover police say they’re looking for the man who entered the 68 Main St. pharmacy with a black and silver handgun at about 7:30 a.m..


What happened the last two times the Bruins and Maple Leafs played Game 7

The Bruins and Maple Leafs will play Game 7 to decide who advances to the second round Tuesday. It is the third time a Bruins-Leafs playoff series has required seven games in as many postseason meetings: one in 2013, and another just last year.


Massachusetts State Troopers arrest two after locating gun and drugs on motor vehicle stop

Just after 10 p.m. on April 16th, Trooper Joseph Diliegro was on patrol traveling on Lowell Street in Andover when his attention was drawn to a Volvo station wagon with a defective exhaust system. He followed the vehicle for a short time and observed it cross the lane markings causing him to activat


Florida Judge Orders Robert Kraft Spa Video Not be Released for Now

A Florida judge has ordered that a video police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex not be publicly released for now. Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser accepted arguments by Kraft's attorneys that releasing the video could harm chances for a fair trial on misdemeano


Nearly 200 Massachusetts Boy Scout Leaders Accused Of Sex Abuse

More than 100 former Boy Scout leaders who appeared in the so-called "Perversion Files" were singled out Tuesday. The law firms of Greg Gianforcaro and Jeff Anderson & Associates named leaders in New York and New Jersey at a press conference where sex abuse survivors were to share their stories.


A Massachusetts Teen Came Up With a Unique and Fiery Way to Ask a Girl to Prom

An Acton, Massachusetts, teen came up with a unique (but dangerous) way to ask a girl to prom… by starting a fire in the driveway. WCVB reported that the good news was no one got hurt, nothing caught on fire, and most importantly she said YES!


Video: Bernie Sanders says even ‘terrible people’ like the Boston Marathon bomber have a right to vote while in prison

Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Monday during a town hall in New Hampshire that even ‘terrible people” like Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should have the right to vote while they are in prison.


£6.6m client win for Shropshire building contractor

Shropshire building contractor Pave Aways has secured a string of education sector contracts worth more than £6.6m. The company has added classroom extensions at Meole Brace Junior School in Shrewsbury (£370k); Hadnall Primary School (£360k); Market Drayton Infants School (£360k); Market Drayton Jun


Worcester's Etel Haxhiaj To Launch City Council Campaign

WORCESTER, MA — Election day may be months away but some Worcester residents are getting a jump start on their campaign, including Etel Haxhiaj. She plans to run for City Councilor-at-Large and will officially launch her campaign on Wednesday night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the PNI Club in Worc


Shooting in Fitchburg; school in lockdown

FITCHBURG - Police are investigating a shooting on Chester Street shortly before noon Tuesday. State and local police converged on 9 Chester St. and soon began scouring the area.


Hundreds displaced after kitchen fire inside Newton condo leads to water damage, electrical problems

NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A two-alarm fire that broke out inside a Newton condo forced hundreds of people out of the complex Monday night. Firefighters responding to 250 Hammond Pond Pkwy. around 12:30 p.m. knocked down flames that sparked inside a condo on the eighth floor of the 16-story building.


A small earthquake hit Massachusetts Monday evening

A small earthquake was reported in Massachusetts Monday evening. The United States Geological Survey said a 1.7 magnitude earthquake registered southeast of Gloucester around 6:09 p.m.


Proposed Massachusetts bill aimed at eliminating puppy mills

Pet shops throughout Massachusetts could soon be banned from receiving animals from commercial breeders if two joint bills being pushed by state Sen. Patrick O’Connor, R-Weymouth, and state Rep. Natalie Higgins, D-Leominster, are passed into law.


Patriots Melifonwu visits area with Super Bowl trophy

The Patriots off-season is currently geared toward the upcoming NFL Draft but fans got a treat last weekend when Pats safety and Grafton native Obi Melifonwu made an appearance with one of New England’s six Super Bowl trophies at the Domino’s Pizza in Westboro.


Massachusetts city invests $300,000 in new surveillance system

LAWRENCE, Mass. — The city of Lawrence has invested in an expansive surveillance system to help reduce crime, with more than 100 cameras strategically placed throughout the city.