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Steve Carell still remembers his Massachusetts wedding day perfectly

It’s been more than 23 years since Acton native Steve Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, exchanged vows back in August 1995. But the actor remembers their wedding like it was yesterday.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-11 20:23:14

MA Doctor Charged In Patient's Opioid Death

DRACUT, MA – A Massachusetts doctor whose patient died of an overdose in 2016 has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, Attorney General Maura Healey said. Richard Miron, 76, who has a practice in Dracut, has also been charged with 23 counts each of illegal prescribing of controlled substances

PATCH - 2018-12-11 20:49:00

Cambridge Teen Indicted By Grand Jury On Murder Charges

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Five people were indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury for crimes that were reported to happen in Cambridge recently, including a 17-year-old Cambridge resident charged with murder. The indictments were handed down between September 26 and November 20.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 16:50:00

Child Rape, Weapons Trafficking In Somerville Indictments: DA

SOMERVILLE, MA – Ten cases with ties to Somerville are among the latest round of indictments in Middlesex County. District Attorney Marian Ryan on Monday announced indictments handed down between Sept. 26 and Nov. 20.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 17:20:00

Body found in Dracut, no foul play suspected

DRACUT -- State Police attached to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office responded to a report of a woman found dead near the Mathew G. Boule Memorial Park on Lakeview Avenue around 2 p.m. Monday.

LOWELL SUN - 2018-12-10 22:51:39

Traffic Alert: 3-Vehicle Crash on Route 30

FRAMINGHAM – There is a 3-vehicle crash on Route 30 in Framingham, near the main Post Office, involving a mail truck. Expect delays, as the crash happened just before 4:30 p.m.

FRAMINGHAMSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-10 16:25:25

Preparing for the unthinkable; Marlborough emergency departments receive ‘active shooter’ training

Marlborough – Columbine. Sandy Hook. Parkland High School. The Tree of Life Synagogue… Mass shootings and active shooter events seem to have become a common occurrence. It can happen anywhere, at any time, from the big city to small town America.

COMMUNITYADVOCATE.COM - 2018-12-10 11:51:41

Car Fire Closes Lanes On Rte 495

MARLBOROUGH, MA- A car fire on Rte. 495 South at Rte 20 in Marlborough, closed the left two lanes of the road Tuesday. No injuries were reported. Patch will update this story. (For more news and information like this, subscribe to the Marlborough Patch for free. If you have an iPhone, click here to

PATCH - 2018-12-11 20:05:00

Body of Firefighter Christopher Roy returns to Worcester after fatal blaze

The body of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy has returned to the city where he served the public and lost his life. Roy, a 36-year-old father and Shrewsbury resident, died from injuries sustained while battling a blaze in a three-story Lowell Street apartment building on Sunday morning in Worce

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-12-10 21:14:24

Maynard High School students host the 2018 Beacon Santa Telethon

Imagine having a sleepover with half of the high school. Now add in the excited buzz of the opening night of a theater production. Top that off with a bunch of live music and great food and you start to come close to the atmosphere leading up to the Beacon Santa Telethon.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-12-08 06:01:00

Firefighter dies while battling massive blaze in Massachusetts city

A Worcester, Massachusetts, firefighter died early Sunday while battling a massive fire in a 3-story building, officials said -- the latest in a sad history of firefighter deaths in the city.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-10 13:02:03

Lowell man found guilty of Pelham man's drug death

A Lowell man has been convicted for selling a fatal dosage of fentanyl to a 25-year-old Pelham man, officials said. According to investigators, William Luna, 45, traveled from Massachusetts on June 20, 2017, to supply Nicholas Wells with fentanyl a few hours before his death.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 14:03:00

Pat Patriot And Patriots Cheerleaders Coming To Marlborough

Ever want to meet Pat the Patriot and the New England Patriots Cheerleaders? Well now is your chance, they will be holding a meet and greet Wednesday at the Friendly's in Marlborough.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 21:05:00

Here’s why a Vermont man put up a giant, illuminated middle finger sculpture on his front lawn

For drivers traveling on northwestern Vermont’s Route 128 through Westford, it’d be hard not to notice a rather outsized, impolite gesture. But don’t worry, Ted Pelkey says the 700-pound wooden middle finger sculpture on his front lawn isn’t for them. Rather, Pelkey says the sculpture — which sits o

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-10 15:32:23

Child rapist Chapman's trial on new charges delayed

WOBURN — A criminal trial for child rapist Wayne Chapman was scheduled to start Tuesday but has been pushed off until spring 2019. Chapman, 70, who has admitted to raping as many as 100 boys and remains a longtime suspect in a 42-year-old Lawrence case, was indicted for crimes officials said he comm

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 19:00:40

Events this week: Holiday Concerts, Student Concerts, Hiking, Cooking, Poetry Writing and more

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week. [Note: The highlights don’t include ongoing weekly programs. For those listings and more, check the Event Calendar.]

MYSOUTHBOROUGH.COM - 2018-12-10 11:00:23

Family Dollar in Haverhill’s RiversEdge Plaza Closing in January

The Lincoln Avenue Family Dollar store is closing at the end of January 2019. (File photograph) One of the RiversEdge dollar stores is no more. At the end of January 2019, the Family Dollar location at Haverhill’s 227 Lincoln Ave., is set to close for good, the company tells WHAV.

WHAV.NET - 2018-12-10 00:00:22

Bear Visits Burlington Retail District

Police in Burlington say a special visitor to a busy downtown area was likely looking for some last-minute food before a long winter’s sleep. The black bear seen roaming Burlington’s retail district on Friday evening stunned patrons and employees of local businesses. Media reports stated the bear wa

BANKER & TRADESMAN ONLINE - 2018-12-10 16:15:54

Firefighter Dies Inside Five-Alarm Massachusetts Fire: Reports

A firefighter died after getting trapped inside a building while battling a five-alarm blaze in Worcester, Massachusetts, on the morning of Dec. 8. Firefighter Christopher Roy was rescued from the building but later died at the hospital from injuries he sustained during the blaze. A second rescued f

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-12-09 15:51:12

Worcester Firefighter Dies, Two In the Hospital In Morning Blaze

Worcester- According to the Worcester Fire Department, at 3:58 AM early Sunday morning a fire broke out at Seven Lowell Street in Worcester. The fire claimed the life of firefighter Christopher J. Roy, age thirty-six of Shrewsbury. He was a two-and-a-half-year member of Ladder four, group three of t

THISWEEKINWORCESTER.COM - 2018-12-09 20:00:00