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Seven days, seven crashes, three dead

A series of serious crashes this week killed two people and sent cars into poles, trees, other vehicles and a car dealership employee. Tom Relihan The Enterprise TMRelihan_ENT AVON - Three people were killed, others were seriously injured and two horses had to be put down in a series of crashes thr

ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-20 19:52:05

Bridgewater man arrested on drug dealing charges

David Scott, 39, of Bridgewater, was arrested and charged with distribution of a class A substance and possession with intent to distribute a class A substance Friday night around 6 p.m. after officers with the W.E.B. Major Crimes and Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on his home. BRIDGEWATE

ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-20 19:47:25

Avon woman killed in crash on accident-prone Brockton-Avon road

The crash occurred on North Montello Street (Route 28), a few feet from the Avon town line. The driver was fatally injured after crashing into a utility pole. BROCKTON - Sulamita Figueiredo heard a big boom outside her Brazilian restaurant Thursday morning - so big she wondered if a tractor trailer


Marshfield Public Integrated Preschool accepting applications

Applications and information for the Marshfield Public School Integrated Preschool are available at http://mpsd.org and at the front office of Martinson Elementary School, 257 Forest St., Marshfield, and Daniel Webster School, 1456 Ocean St., Marshfield. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 28

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-20 20:00:00

Marshfield farmers market highlights local vendors

Local farmers, bakers and artists displayed their homespun wares as people browsed the Marshfield Farmers Market on Saturday at the Marshfield fairgrounds. MARSHFIELD -- Local farmers, bakers and artists displayed their homespun wares as people browsed the Marshfield Farmers Market on Saturday at th

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-01-20 23:09:40

1 Seriously Injured In Early-Morning Route 24 Crash

AVON, MA - A woman was airlifted from a serious crash on Route 24, police said. Two others were injured in the early-morning crash. State Police said a two-car crash at Harrison Blvd. in Avon around 2 a.m. sent one of the vehicles off the road into trees and a utility pole. The passenger, a 23-year-

PATCH - 2018-01-19 14:41:09

Two Arrested At Braintree Village On Gun, Drug Charges

BRAINTREE, MA - Two people were taken into custody on gun and weapon charges, police said. On Jan. 17 at about 2 a.m., an officer patrolling Braintree Village discovered an occupied vehicle with two occupants acting in a suspicious manner.. During the encounter, the officer allegedly observed the h

PATCH - 2018-01-20 17:58:32

empowerHER and HBO open up 'The Conversation'

Cara Belvin never expected empowerHER, the organization she founded five years ago for girls who have experienced the loss of their mothers, to grow beyond its South Shore home, or touch such a nerve with so many people. But it has. "empowerHER is the only organization of its kind, and we're doing v

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-21 14:00:00

Oxford County sheriff warns of phone scam

OXFORD - Oxford County residents need to be aware of a phone scam in which an unidentified person is calling and threatening to arrest them on an outstanding warrant. Chief Deputy Hart Daley, who is serving as interim sheriff, put out a public service announcement via Facebook on Friday, warning peo

SUN-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 02:21:00

Lacking clarity from state, towns act to ban pot shops

At least 19 communities say 'no' or 'not yet' to marijuana retail, but critics warn that the black market will thrive. The headlights of cars streak in a long exposure photograph taken this month in Biddeford. The Biddeford City Council last week unanimously approved a six-month moratorium on mar

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-21 09:00:00

Is a Conway renaissance coming down Main Street?

CONWAY - Is there a long-awaited renaissance on the horizon for Conway Village? Once a teeming mill town, Conway has been talked about for years about having to reinvent itself, Now, with no funding for the Route 16 bypass, some see that as an opportunity to make Conway a destination, adding an infl

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2018-01-19 19:01:00

How the world has changed one year after Trump's inauguration

In his first year as president, Donald Trump has torn at a thread running through international affairs for 75 years -- the idea of the United States as a predictable bastion of global stability and champion of Western values. Trump, with bull-in-a-Twitter-feed diplomacy reflecting his impulsive, co

WMTW - 2018-01-20 23:05:00

Fundraiser saves pony who lost penis to cancer, frostbite

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) - A Maine animal rescue group says it has raised enough money to save a 15-year-old pony that lost part of its penis due to cancer and frostbite. Bridgton-based Animal Rescue Unit took over care of the pony that was suffering from cancer and infection. Brogan Horton said tempera

WNYT - 2018-01-21 03:08:00

Glenburn gets more than 8 years in federal prison for possessing firearms

A Glenburn man has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for unlawfully possessing firearms, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Friday. Jonathan Gardiner, 31, will serve 100 months in prison plus three years of probation, after pleading guilty in April 2017. He was sentenced on Thur

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-20 04:00:43

Eight SAD 44 teachers receive national certification

BETHEL - Eight teachers from School Administrative District 44 recently received accreditation from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Superintendent David Murphy called it "a very significant accomplishment." "It is an intense, multiyear effort that involves a great deal of sel

SUN-JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 01:40:00

New Hampton man facing child pornography charges

LACONIA - A New Hampton man is facing multiple counts of possessing child pornography, a crime that carries the potential of 15 years in prison. A Belknap County Superior Court Grand Jury has indicted Jonathan Bristow, 54, of 1040A Route 132 North, Apt. C, New Hampton, on 10 counts of possession of

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Virginia police searching for missing elderly man, last seen on Leesburg Pike

VIENNA, Va. - Police in Fairfax County need help locating a 91-year-old Virginia man, who last seen just before 5 p.m. on Friday. Police say Jerard Thomas Restaino was last seen at Koons Toyota car dealership at 8610 Leesburg Pike in Vienna. Investigators say Restaino is believed to be in danger and

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-01-21 01:16:00

Two teens arrested for middle school bomb threats

After two bomb threats were issued against city middle schools in short order, the Alexandria Police Department has arrested two teens. Police have charged a 13-year-old male with making threats to bomb Francis C. Hammond Middle School. That threat was posted on Twitter on Wednesday night and cause


Human foot remains found in backyard

SPRINGFIELD, Va. - Police are investigating the discovery of a human foot in Springfield, Virginia. A resident called officers to the 5900 block of Brunswick Street in Springfield on Saturday for possible human remains found in their backyard. Investigators are unclear of the race or gender associat

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-01-21 04:06:43

Vienna WOW House: New And Blue

VIENNA, VA-The striking blue color on the exterior of this Vienna home will get your attention, but what's inside will keep your attention. With six bedrooms, a lower level, back deck and private yard, this brand new home has all of the essentials covered for a bigger family. Better yet, it's only

PATCH - 2018-01-20 23:02:57