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More Than 500 Grams of Fentanyl Seized, Man Arrested: Police

More than 500 grams of fentanyl were seized during the arrest of a Massachusetts man. Thirty-six-year-old Rosario Lara of Lawrence has been charged with trafficking a class A narcotic over 200 grams.


POLICE LOG for February 19: Driver Warned For Failure To Remove Snow & Ice; Crash At Lowell & West St.

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Tuesday, February 19, 2019:. A driver received a written warning for failure to remove snow and ice from their vehicle. Driver was pulled over on Church Street. (10:57am)


Renovated and Ready On Lowell Street

READING, MA -- Huge back deck overlooks spacious backyard. Features: Beautiful Craftsman style home completely renovated top to bottom in Reading! Amazing location within walking distance to the commuter rail and downtown Reading. Enter into this exquisite modern design containing an inviting living


Tewksbury Library Lineup (Feb 24-Mar 2): Hormones & Nutrition

Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Proven Tips & Tricks For Landing A Great Job (*RR) Discover the most successful practices for landing a job. The session will cover multiple topics critical to the overall job search process. Come learn the Dos and Don'ts of job searching and techniques you can start u


Alleged heroin dealer held on $500,000 cash bail

LAWRENCE — An alleged heroin dealer was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 cash bail at his arraignment Friday. Rosario Franco Lara, 36, of 46 Texas Ave., was arrested at 12:22 p.m. Thursday after he sold an undercover buyer 532 grams of heroin, police said. Lara's arrest resulted from a joint investi


High School Roundup: Salem, Windham girls win regular-season finales

Ali Scheibel scored 17 points to lead Windham to a 59-54 victory over Exeter in a regular-season finale on Friday night in Exeter. Senior Emily Orciani hit a pair of threes in the third quarter to spark the Jaguars. She finished with eight. Abby Husson added 12 for the Jaguars, who finish the regula


Trial date for ex-Dracut doc who allegedly prescribed opioids that resulted in patient's death

DRACUT -- The retired Dracut doctor who allegedly prescribed opioids that resulted in an at-risk patient's death will go on trial Dec. 2, a spokesman for Attorney General Maura Healey said this week.


UMass Lowell To Auction Off 34-Acre Chelmsford Campus In April

CHELMSFORD, MA – An auction of the University of Massachusetts Lowell's west campus in Chelmsford has been set for April, according to the Boston Business Journal. The 34-acre land parcel is located about a mile and a half from the main campus and zoned for single-family residences.


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


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


Nashua Heroin Dealer Arrested For Dealing Again, Police Say

NASHUA, MA — Police arrested a heroin dealer with a history of prior arrests, authorities said. Martin Sheehan was arrested Tuesday by Nashua Police's Problem Oriented Policing Unit after investigators determined he was distributing heroin and other drugs in Nashua. Sheehan was charged with selling


'I really don't believe it': Lowell child dies after being sent home from hospital

LOWELL, Mass. - A Lowell family thought they had a sick child and she would bounce right back. Now they are dealing with her death and planning a funeral at their temple. The state said Puthiraskmey Sopheak is Massachusetts' third flu-related pediatric death this year. Her father is in disbelief day


Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly

BOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston. The Department of Agricultural Resources said a single dead specimen of the bug was discovered at a private residence in the city.


Fitchburg High track star Oduro is headed to UMass Lowell

FITCHBURG -- Evans Oduro sure was comfortable as a student-athlete at Lowell High School. But the talented track star and his family packed up and moved to unfamiliar surroundings in Fitchburg before the start of his senior year.


Haverhill Police Missing Person Search Blankets Bradford Friday Night

A call that a female may have jumped into the Merrimack River triggered a swift response from Haverhill Police late Friday night, with a search in the water, in the air, and with officers on the ground taking over Bradford in the area of the Basiliere Bridge.


Methuen Man Wins $1M on Monopoly-Themed Lottery Scratch Ticket

Three guesses what his favorite board game is! Methuen’s Satish Benjamin headed to Dorchester this week to claim his $1 million winnings from a $10 Monopoly Jackpot scratch ticket, Massachusetts State Lottery officials tell WHAV.


Defense lawyers seek release of Lowell police internal affairs report

An internal investigation into whether several Lowell narcotics detectives falsified reports and affidavits in the arrest last year of an alleged fentanyl dealer is complete, but the findings haven’t been made public.


'I Miss Her': Family Mourns 4-Year-Old Girl Who Died From Flu

A Massachusetts family is mourning the loss of a young girl who died from complications from the flu. Sopheak Paak of Lowell was the happiest he could be after moving to the U.S. from Cambodia six years ago. His family joined him this past September.


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.”


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.