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Boston Globe Baseball writer Nick Cafardo dies at 62

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo, who covered the Red Sox and the rest of the sport for more than three decades, died Thursday after collapsing outside the team’s spring training clubhouse. He was 62.


Lexington Community Farm CSA shares now available

Lexington Community Farm, Lexington’s organic, nonprofit, community-led farm, is currently selling shares for its organic summer vegetable and flower CSAs. Sales are brisk and are expected to sell-out. Those interested should visit lexfarm.org for details and to sign up.


Winchester man held in ICE custody, facing deportation

A Winchester man, arrested by Winchester Police on charges of child pornography, is being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and is facing deportation for illegally residing in the United States.


Huge Gun Show Returns To Wilmington On March 2-3

WILMINGTON, MA — Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) will host a firearm and knife show, featuring 500 tables, on Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9am-3pm.


2 Boston police supervisors on leave in connection with payroll probe

Two Boston police supervisors have been placed on paid leave pending an ongoing investigation into overtime and payroll abuse that has already targeted other officers, according to the department.


Hancock Church in Lexington to celebrate Mardi Gras with jazz, pancakes

Hancock Church will celebrate Mardi Gras with a special service featuring New Orleans style jazz, followed by a pancake supper, beginning at 4:45 p.m. March 3. at 1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington.


$1600/ 1-Bedroom Unit Winchester (Parkview) 200 Swanton Street

Sunny, 1 bedroom, minutes from Winchester Center, commuter rail and major highways. Electricity, heat and hot water included. 1 car parking, 2 coin-op laundry rooms, visitor parking, and storage, in a safe, well kept, concrete building.


Kent J. Riley Memorial Scholarship applications available

One of the many legacies left by the late Kent J. Riley is the creation of a fund designed to support local college-bound athletes and area hospice organizations. Riley was a supporter of Lexington and Bedford youth sports, and when not on duty as a medical physicist at Massachusetts General Hospita


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Super Eight tournament: 2019 field selected and seeded

FRANKLIN — The MIAA Ice Hockey Committee selected and seeded the field for the 2019 Super Eight tournament Saturday. BC High and Pope Francis were unanimous selections into the field, while 12 more teams received nominations.


Consultant: Minimal Traffic Impact From Woburn Mall Makeover

WOBURN, MA -- A 10-screen movie theater, 350 new apartments and a makeover of the Woburn Mall's retail spaces will generate fewer -- not more -- car trips according to a traffic study by the property owner. Edens LLC hired MDM Transportation Consultants to perform the traffic study as part of its sp


Danvers girls basketball gets ready to face host Melrose again in first round state tournament game

The Danvers girls (13-7, sixth seed) are now preparing for a rematch against host Melrose (16-3, third seed) to open up the Division 2 North state tournament Thursday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m.


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Green Line extension construction means bridge closures in Somerville

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority plans to close three bridges in Somerville for construction of tracks and rights of way for the Green Line extension through that city and into Medford—a project that the agency says “is on schedule.”


New Hampshire Authorities Seek Inmate Who Walked Away From Center

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections are searching for an inmate who they say walked away from a minimum security center Friday afternoon in Concord. Jeffrey Groulx, 44, a resident of the New Hampshire State Prison Transitional Work Center, walked away from White Farm on Clinton Street at 3:1


2nd Annual Newton PorchFest on June 1st

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Newton PorchFest! It will be held on Saturday, June 1st (rain date, June 2nd) and this year we are expanding to Auburndale, Lower Falls and Waban. We are looking for hosts in the three villages and musicians from anywhere!


Arrest Made In Medford Stabbing: Police

MEDFORD, MA – Police have made an arrest in connection with a stabbing on Benton Street Thursday evening. Marley Chery, 18, of Wellesley Street, was taken into custody at his home and charged with assault to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon to wit knife.


Police investigating downed aircraft in Massachusetts airport

MANSFIELD, M.A ( WLNE) - Mansfield police and other emergency crews are currently managing a small aircraft that crashed and caught fire at Mansfield Municipal Airport at around 12:36 pm.


Small Plane Crashes At Mansfield Airport

MANSFIELD (CBS) — A small plane crashed at the Mansfield Municipal Airport Saturday, the Mansfield Police Department confirmed. “Please avoid Fruit St. in the interim to allow emergency vehicles access,” the department wrote on Facebook.


POLICE LOG for February 20: Billerica Woman Arrested For Egregious OUI; New York Man Arrested

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Wednesday, February 20, 2019:. Russell N. Sky (Brooklyn, NY) was arrested on a warrant. Sky was arrested in the Burger King parking lot. (1:12am)