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1 Mansfield Music & Arts Society presents "Of Mice and Men." Weekends, Jan. 19-Feb. 4, Black Box Theater, 377 North Main St., Mansfield. Shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and at 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $25-$29. For information: 508-339-2822, www.mmas.org. 2 Nonfiction Book Club - "Prague

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 12:00:00

Woman killed in crash on Brockton-Avon line

A woman was killed when she crashed into a utility pole at the Brockton-Avon line Thursday morning, officials said. Police and firefighters responded to the area of North Montello and Wilder streets about 9:34 a.m. for a report of a crash. Police were told the victim was unconscious and trapped in h

WCVB - 2018-01-18 15:55:00

Three hurt after head-on collision on Rt. 1 in Wrentham

WRENTHAM -- A truck driver was credited with dousing a car that caught fire with a couple trapped inside after a head-on collision on Route 1 Thursday afternoon. Wrentham Fire Chief Jay McMorrow said the truck driver, whose name was not available, put the fire out with an extinguisher before firefig

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 21:04:00

Mansfield may extend Marijuana sales moratorium

MANSFIELD - Town voters likely will be asked to extend a moratorium on recreational marijuana sales voted last year in advance of state regulations. Members of the planning board met with selectmen Wednesday to discuss the impact of recreational pot legalization, which is expected to roll out this s

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-01-19 03:00:00

Mansfield High grad wipes out school lunch debt

Families behind on their school lunch payments may no longer have to worry thanks to Jason Aleman. Aleman, a graduate of the Mansfield High Class of 1995, recently donated $1,000 to the schools to cover unpaid lunch tabs. Director of Food Service Dawn Langtry doesn't recall anyone doing something li

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 17:54:38

New officer joins Mansfield police force

Meghan Birnie is the newest addition to the Mansfield Police Department. Birnie was welcomed by the Mansfield Board of Selectmen at its meeting Wednesday, Jan. 17 where she was sworn in by Town Clerk Marianne Staples. Birnie is a Mansfield resident who graduated Mansfield High School in 2008 and the

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 17:53:58

Cat killed in Raynham garage fire, house saved

RAYNHAM - Firefighters knocked down a blaze Thursday that destroyed a garage and caused heavy damage to an attached breezeway on Fairbanks Road in Raynham. The fire, which was called in shortly before noon, is believed to be caused by an accidental electrical fire, according to Raynham Deputy Fire C

TAUNTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 18:02:06

City-funded report on Brockton discrimination case finds no retaliation

A report was commissioned by the city of Brockton to look into a claim of retaliation as part of the Russell Lopes employment discrimination case. Lopes was awarded $4 million by a jury at Brockton Superior Court last year. But a new report by the Boston-based law firm Prince Lobel concludes that th

ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 19:08:44

Woman arrested after allegedly attempting to steal jewelry at Beall's in Ocala

Stephanie A. Sullivan Marion County sheriff's deputies responded to the Beall's located at 9598 SW 114th St. in reference to theft, according to an arrest report. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the store's loss prevention team. One loss prevention officer stated that he observed 26-year-ol

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 12:17:39

Man rapes woman he met at pool hall in bed of truck, Ocala police say

OCALA, Fla. - A man is accused of raping a woman in the bed of a truck after he met her at a pool hall then leaving the victim nearly naked, crying and disoriented, according to the Ocala Police Department. A Marion County Sheriff's Office deputy was parked at Payday Loans on Pine Avenue around 3:3

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-01-17 17:01:29

Weather forecast: Frost likely overnight, milder Friday afternoon

Expect another cold night tonight. High pressure builds in with lighter winds tonight. The air is still dry which would cut down on the frost potential. But, the winds will go very light after midnight so we will set the stage for good radiational cooling. Last night the temperatures were fairly uni

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-01-19 01:27:00

MCSO: After driver's arrest, 8-year-old girl had box of drugs

Mersades Lyn McFaulds, 29, was arrested charges including felony drug possession and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Sheriff's deputies say a Summerfield woman pulled over for driving on a suspended license told an 8-year-old girl to take care of a box of drugs. Mersades Lyn McFaulds, 29

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-18 14:16:37

Community news and events for Jan. 19 and beyond

Coats still needed Suzanne McGuire, director of Family, School & Community Engagement for Marion County Public Schools, says there is a continued need for coats and jackets for the Homeless Children program. Needed are girls sizes 6, 7, 8, 10, 12 and 14; boys sizes 10, 12, 14 and 16; and juniors sma

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 07:01:00

MCSO: Man armed with sword tried to enter home

SILVER SPRINGS SHORES - A man who used a sword to break windows and stab a door multiple times was arrested by sheriff's deputies early Wednesday morning in Silver Springs Shores. A man in the home told deputies that Michael J. Hensley, 65, arrived at the residence on Cherry Road and got out of a ve

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-18 14:52:00

22-year-old driver arrested on DUI charge after crash in Marion County

A 22-year-old was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence after causing a crash on Monday in Marion County.Megan Sain Megan Leigh Sain of Dunnellon was driving a 2013 Hyundai Sonata southbound on U.S. 41 when her vehicle struck the rear of a 2017 Nissan NV3500 driven by 23-year-old Victo

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 21:11:01

Police: 2 'armed and dangerous' men sought after man killed in Tavares

Florida man brutally murders ex-wife after fight about infidelity, sheriff says Officers were called to the complex after a woman called 911 screaming for help. Meraz died at the scene. Witnesses said two men fled the scene in a white Chevy Avalanche that had body damage. Police said the men are

WFTV - 2018-01-17 21:52:27

Woman shot inside Richmond apartment after gunfire exchange

RICHMOND, Va. - A woman has been transported to the hospital after being struck by gunfire while inside a South Richmond apartment Thursday night. Police said the shooting happened at approximately 9 p.m. at Southwood Apartments in the 1500 block of Clarkson Road. Investigators say there was a gunfi

WTVR-TV - 2018-01-19 04:14:36

Public hearing on Louisa intersection project sceduled

The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to hold a public design hearing on a proposed intersection improvement on Route 22-208 (Davis Highway) at Route 767 (School Bus Road) in Louisa County. VDOT is proposing relocating Route 767 to create a four-way intersection at Davis Highway and Route

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-01-19 00:53:00

Former Charlottesville Police Officer Appears in Court Behind Closed Doors

The former Charlottesville police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman was back in court on Thursday, January 18, but the hearing was done behind locked doors. Christopher Seymore is facing two counts of forcible sodomy, and was fired from the department after the allegations came to light

NBC 29 NEWS - 2018-01-18 22:09:00

Local delegate proposes $100 fine for driving with snow on your car

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- CBS 6 reports that safety groups are warning drivers to make sure they clear snow and ice off their vehicles before driving on Virginia roadways, and one state lawmaker has proposed a law that would fine drivers who fail to do so. HB 207, introduced by delegate Mike Mullin fr

WTKR - 2018-01-19 00:28:24