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Two Massachusetts residents charged with selling heroin in Maine

Two Lowell, Massachusetts residents were arrested on charges of aggravated trafficking in $34,080 worth of heroin and fentanyl in South Portland on Friday. Arrested were Luis Ortiz, 24, and Tatiana Rosado, 27.

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-12-15 08:35:46

Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy mourned by thousands

George Barnes Telegram & Gazette Staff @georgebarnestg — WORCESTER – Firefighter Christopher L. Roy was remembered Saturday morning as someone who could move a mountain with his smile and as a firefighter who excelled at his work.

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-12-15 16:40:00

Trainers sought at West End Gym

LOWELL -- The West End Gym in Lowell is in need of boxing trainers who are willing to volunteer their time between 4 and 8 p.m. on weekdays. Trainers would be working primarily with Golden Gloves and Silver Mittens age amateur boxers. For more information, contact Arthur Ramalho at 978-935-3771.

LOWELL SUN - 2018-12-16 11:35:32

2 Massachusetts people arrested on drug trafficking charges

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested two Massachusetts people for Aggravated Trafficking in Heroin/Fentanyl on Thursday. MDEA Commander Scott J. Pelletier said agents from the Cumberland District Task Force arranged the delivery of fentanyl and heroin from Luis Ortiz of Lowell Massachusetts. O

NEWSCENTERMAINE.COM - 2018-12-15 15:45:00

Breakfast After Dark benefit honors memory of Massachusetts man who battled cancer

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - A benefit was held Saturday night in memory of a Massachusetts man who battled cancer. The second annual Breakfast After Dark was held at Beerology in Northampton Saturday night. It's a benefit for Mike McNeil who was from Lowell.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-12-16 02:11:00

Despite recent surge, overdose death rate on the decline

LOWELL -- Despite a recent surge in fatal opioid overdoses in the area, officials anticipate a 12 percent decline in Middlesex County overdose deaths from last year. As of Dec. 9, State Police detectives have responded to 186 fatal overdoses so far this year in Middlesex County, District Attorney Ma

LOWELL SUN - 2018-12-14 18:48:27


On Sept. 13, over-pressurized natural gas lines sparked explosions and fires across three Merrimack Valley communities. Flames leaped from rooftops, black-gray smoke smudged the late-afternoon sky in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. Fire trucks and police vehicles pushed their way through gridlo

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-16 12:01:00

UMass launches S.E. Asian digital archive in Lowell

LOWELL -- Despite the Southeast Asian community's history in Greater Lowell dating back decades, it's a vivid history that some say lacks attention. The hope is to change that with the creation of a new digital archive -- launched at UMass Lowell on Dec. 4 -- that documents the history, culture and

LOWELL SUN - 2018-12-15 11:59:52

POLICE LOG for December 13: Train Blocks Middlesex Ave.; Syringe Found; Homeowner Concerned About Tree

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Thursday, December 13, 2018:. A 2-vehicle crash took place on Ballardvale Street. Air bags deployed. Both vehicles towed. (8:12am)

WILMINGTON APPLE - 2018-12-15 06:10:40

Drug arrests in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME)--Two people from Massachusetts were arrested Thursday in South Portland by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. According to the MDEA, their agents arranged for the delivery of 200 grams of fentanyl and heroin from 24 year old Luis Ortiz of Lowell, Massachusetts. Around 7:30PM, O

WGME - 2018-12-15 11:37:01

Thousands attend wake for Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy

Thousands of mourners attended a wake Friday for Worcester Firefighter Christopher J. Roy, a 36-year-old father who was killed last Sunday while battling a blaze at an apartment building on Lowell Street.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-14 17:54:06

Cross Point In Lowell Receives Bomb Threat

LOWELL, MA – Several Massachusetts businesses have received emailed bomb threats, according to state police. Police said similar threats have been reported in other states. Cross Point, a Lowell office complex close to the Chelmsford town line, was among the locations that received threats, accordin

PATCH - 2018-12-13 20:10:00

Therapy dogs in Lowell help teach safety, social skills

LOWELL -- Link is a puppy's puppy. During a recent visit to American Training, the 12-week-old German shepherd wagged his tail, whined a little and looked for treats. At one point, Link clumsily sat on the face of Dominic, an older German shepard who patiently waited for the young dog to get up.

LOWELL SUN - 2018-12-14 12:27:11

Prisoner's lawyer seeks $75,000 from city of Lowell over police cellblock attack

LOWELL -- A high-profile lawyer who has sued the city before is representing the man who was punched by a civilian detention attendant, a 2016 incident captured by cellblock surveillance cameras.

LOWELL SUN - 2018-12-12 22:43:49

Mass. man acquitted of assaulting Nashua ex-girlfriend

NASHUA -- A Hillsborough County Superior Court jury after a three-day trial found a Dracut, Mass., man to be innocent of the first-degree assault in August 2017 of his then-girlfriend in Nashua who suffered severe injuries.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-14 20:18:00

Police investigating after pedestrian struck, injured in Chelmsford

CHELMSFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and injured in Chelmsford Friday night. Officers responding to a reported pedestrian crash on Boston Road around 5:15 p.m. found a 70-year-old man lying in the road, according to Chelmsford police.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-14 18:10:05

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

Police Investigating Bitcoin Bomb Threats Across New England

Federal, state and local police are investigating after bomb threats were emailed to at least a dozen private businesses and residences across New England, demanding bitcoin payments and referencing the potential for "many victims."

NECN - 2018-12-13 21:32:38

Multiple Bomb Threats Reported Throughout MA, Southern NH

BOSTON, MA -- Massachusetts State Police and police departments throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are responding to a series of bomb threats that were sent by email to businesses on Thursday. Massachusetts State Police said in a post on twitter that similar threats had been reporte

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:50:00

‘Sort Of A Surprise’: Doctor Reacts To Manslaughter Charges After Patient’s Overdose Death

DRACUT (CBS) – From his home in Dracut, Doctor Richard Miron refused to answer questions about the charges brought by the state. “I cannot make any comments,” he said. “Nothing about over-prescribing or feeling responsible?” WBZ’s Lisa Gresci asked.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 17:42:39