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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


Maynard School to Pay $40,000 Fine After Mold, Asbestos Discovery in Kindergarten Class

Following the discovery of asbestos and mold in a Maynard kindergarten class, the school's district has been ordered to pay a hefty fine of more than $40,000 by Massachusetts officials.


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,



Following are excerpts from the Boxborough public safety log for the period of Feb. 11-18. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are assumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.


Framingham child rape suspect convicted of illegally returning to U.S.

BOSTON – A Guatemalan man who last year tried to flee the country to avoid rape charges in Framingham has been convicted in federal court for illegally re-entering the country.


Maynard and Stow church briefs

In a poetry-filled service titled “One Wild and Precious Life: A Tribute to Mary Oliver,” First Parish Church of Stow & Acton will honor the beloved poet who died last month. The service, to be held on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 9 and 11 a.m., will be led by the Rev. Cynthia Landrum, who will discuss the c


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.


Clark Tournament finals set for Saturday night

WORCESTER - High school basketball fans will be treated to a double-header Saturday, with four teams taking the court for title games of the Clark Tournament. Westboro meets Groton-Dunstable in the Large School final at 6 p.m. Saturday.


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.


Massachusetts Could Ban Tackle Football For Young Children

BOSTON, MA — Youth football players in Massachusetts may have to wait until they are teenagers to learn how to tackle if a bill currently in the State House becomes law. Rep. Paul A. Schmid III, Rep. Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Rep. Louis L. Kafka, along with 15 other legislators, have cosponsored a bill


Comics for a Cure comes to Boxborough to help Acton food pantry

Comedian Jerry Caruso co-founded Comics for a Cure with his friend Toney Markus in 1994. At that time, Caruso said he had been doing standup for about a year-and-a-half, and was performing at an event to raise money for AIDS research.


Waltham Police Officer Accidentally Shot In Leg With Own Gun

WALTHAM (CBS) – A Waltham Police officer was injured Thursday morning after she accidentally shot herself in the leg. The officer’s department issued firearm went off outside of a home on School Ave. around 7:15 a.m.


R.I. strip club says Boston cop was with 'undesirable' man

PROVIDENCE — Hours before his gun was stolen, Boston police officer Emanuel Brandao was visiting a local strip club with a man the club viewed as "undesirable." Brandao never told investigators about his companion. He only said that he “spent some time” at the club with two women, both of whom said


NH State Police Trooper Stops 20 Vehicles Covered In Snow, Ice

CONCORD (CBS) – Since 2002, New Hampshire drivers have been legally required to clear snow and ice from their vehicles before taking to the roads. It’s called Jessica’s Law, named for Jessica Smith, who was killed when ice from a tractor-trailer hit a box truck, which then slammed into her car.


Marlborough Police search for man who used stolen credit cards

MARLBOROUGH – Police are asking the public's help in identifying a man they say used two stolen credit cards to purchase thousands of dollars of electronics from a Solomon Pond Mall store earlier this month.


Massachusetts Driving Test One Of Most Difficult In Nation, Study Says

WALTHAM (CBS) – Passing your driving test in Massachusetts is no easy accomplishment. A new study by Siegfried & Jensen, a personal injury law firm in Utah, found Massachusetts has the second hardest exam to pass in the country. The study looked at requirements, costs, written exams and road tests i


Overnight ‘wintry mess’ of snow, freezing rain expected in Massachusetts this weekend

Massachusetts is expected to see another “wintry mess” of snow and other precipitation this weekend as a brief system moves in overnight on Sunday, even as daytime temperatures stay above the freezing point.


WATCH: Weston Police & Fire Practice Active School Shooter Drills

WESTON, MA- Although students were on February vacation, the halls of Weston Middle School were anything but empty. The town fire and police departments used the school to hold a simulated active shooter situation.


We Need Emoji License Plates In Massachusetts

Australia is rolling out emoji license plates and we need to do it too. According to The Verge, in Queensland, Australia you can soon customize your license plates with emojis. I'm sure a lot of people don't think much of that, but I think it's brilliant and hilarious. I really think we need to star


Massachusetts Brothers Charged With Child Rape

Two Massachusetts brothers were arrested Thursday morning and charged with the rape of a child. Massachusetts State Police said two teams simultaneously arrested 34-year-old Dennis Orellana of Westborough and 26-year-old Hilin Orellana at their apartments before dawn Thursday.