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WHS Boys Basketball Preview: Despite a major roster turnover, ‘Cats shooting for continued progress

WILMINGTON — The past few seasons have shown a steady if not spectacular increase in wins for the Wilmington High Boys Basketball team, going from one, three and five wins over the last three years, respectively.

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2018-12-15 18:00:00

Public Views New Minuteman High School At Open House

LEXINGTON – Members of the public recently toured the new Minuteman High School during an Open House, and by all accounts, they were overwhelmingly impressed with the $145 million, state-of-the-art facility, which is still under construction. It is scheduled to open in the early summer of 2019.

PATCH - 2018-12-14 05:18:00

Waltham Gets 2 Bomb Threats As Part Of Bitcoin Scam

WALTHAM, MA — Police confirmed to Patch that they recieved two reports of an emailed bomb threat to businesses in the city Thursday, as neighboring cities reported something similar.

PATCH - 2018-12-14 17:37:00

Bulger trial witness found not guilty in 1991 Worcester killing

A convicted felon who once testified that he had been shot by a hitman associated with mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was found not guilty by a Worcester County jury Friday in the 1991 slaying of an armored truck guard at a supermarket.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-15 22:57:50

WATCH: Robert Williams made a statement in Celtics win over Hawks

The Celtics had another monumental offensive performance in Boston’s 129 – 108 win over the Atlanta Hawks, but the real show came when the Celtics were on defense; particularly during the short amount of time Robert Williams was on the floor.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-15 02:43:33

Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected Sunday into Monday in Massachusetts

A wintery mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to hit parts of Massachusetts this weekend. The storm is expected to hit Massachusetts first in the southwestern corner of the state, near Great Barrington, early Sunday morning before traveling east. The Springfield area should expect preci

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-12-15 13:55:15

Massachusetts cannabis panel OKs 4 more pot shop licenses, including two in Berkshire County

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has approved final licenses for four more retail marijuana shops in Fall River, Hudson, Pittsfield and Great Barrington. According to NewsChannel 13's media partners at The Berkshire Eagle, the commission signed off on the licenses for Northeast

WNYT - 2018-12-14 07:45:25

4 New Open Houses In The Lexington Area

LEXINGTON, MA — If you're searching for a new home, odds are you've already browsed through all the online listings for your area. And while you've may gotten a decent idea of what these homes are like from the images, there's just no comparison to witnessing the real thing.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 16:01:00

CBS Pays Watertown’s Eliza Dushku a $9.5 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

Watertown-native Eliza Dushku received a $9.5 million settlement from CBS after she alleged her role on the network’s show “Bull” was cut after she confronted about inappropriate comments made to her by the show’s star.

WATERTOWN NEWS - 2018-12-14 09:08:31

Missing Arlington teen found safe

ARLINGTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A 15-year-old girl who had been missing since Monday was found safe Friday, police say. Arlington police thanked the community for their assistance in a post on their Twitter page Friday after Eniuleyka Angulo-Santiago was located.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-14 11:25:35

New York Yankees ditch Boston Red Sox pizza offering

Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox made a large pizza offering to the New York Yankees, but their American League East rivals had no plans to devour to dough. Members of the Red Sox organization dropped off a large pile of pizzas on the sidewalk near Yankee Stadium during the gesture.

UPI - 2018-12-14 17:20:13

Lexington Firefighters respond to blaze on Webster Road

Joanna Tzouvelis jtzouvelis@wickedlocal.com @citizenherald — Lexington firefighters responded to a fire at a home on 9 Webster Road at 9:50 a.m. The blaze has been extinguished. Full story to come.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-12-13 18:14:00

POLICE LOG for December 11: Man Arrested For 3rd OUI; Attempted Car Break-In; Septic Tank Overflows

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Tuesday, December 11, 2018:. Animal Control Officer removed an injured seagull on Ballardvale Street. (9:32am)

WILMINGTON APPLE - 2018-12-13 23:57:38

Here’s how grocery stores are handling Boston’s plastic bag ban

On Friday, Boston’s plastic bag ban starts for the city’s largest retailers, with a rollout over the coming months to all businesses. While shoppers can bring their own reusable bags, those that forget them or don’t have them will be charged a 5-cent fee for each paper bag they use.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-14 03:53:13

Lincoln police ask for public’s help to identify female in fraud investigation

LINCOLN, MASS. (WHDH) - Lincoln police are asking the public to help identify a female in regards to an ongoing fraud investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact Lincoln police at 781-259-8113.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-14 12:42:06

Cannabis Control Commission approves 4 more retail pot shops in Massachusetts

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Cannabis Control Commission approved four more retail pot shop locations in Massachusetts on Thursday. Shops in Great Barrington, Pittsfield, Fall River, and Hudson were given the green light to begin selling recreational, adult-use marijuana in the near future.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-13 14:04:49

5 more convicted on charges in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON - Five more people have been convicted on charges related to a deadly meningitis outbreak stemming from a Framingham pharmacy. An owner and four former employees of the New England Compounding Center were convicted in Federal court.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-13 16:57:39

Local author Helen Epstein will lead writing workshop

Award-inning journalist and author Helen Epstein, a Lexington resident, will be leading a workshop on January 10th at 2pm in the Large Meeting Room at Cary Library in Lexington: "Writing About Difficult Subjects: How, Why, and When?"

PATCH - 2018-12-13 20:47:00

What does the future hold for Red Sox broadcasts on WEEI?

WEEI and Entercom’s consideration to turn its Red Sox baseball broadcast into more of a talk-show format — as reported in my Tuesday story on Tim Neverett’s departure, to a generally incredulous response — appears to be still in play.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-13 17:01:19

Second child dies from injuries in SUV crash in Revere

An infant struck by an SUV during a crash in Revere last weekend has died, days after her 5-year-old sister was killed at the scene, officials said Thursday. In a statement, the Suffolk district attorney’s office confirmed that 2-month-old Natasha Nicole Mejia-Rivera had succumbed at a Boston hospit

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-13 13:34:45