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Pantry planned for Medway elementary school

MEDWAY – Students participating in free lunch programs at school don't necessarily get a weekend break from hunger. In Medway, something is being done about it. School officials recently announced plans to open a pantry next month inside Burke-Memorial Elementary School, which houses grades 2-4. The


Massachusetts Gas Explosions Cost Utility More Than $1B

BOSTON (AP) — The natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts last September have cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion. NiSource, Columbia’s parent company, said in a financial report filed this week that $757 million of that was for third-party claims against the utility, including property


Milford Man Charged In Store Fight

MILFORD, MA- A Milford man was arrested early Sunday morning after police said he was involved in a fight outside of a Main Street store where he slashed a man in the hand. Alexander Paposedero, 32, was sitting at a table inside of the Richdale Food Shop around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday when he got invol


Medway receives ‘very positive’ audit report

MEDWAY - Thirteen years after town officials say Medway was on the brink of bankruptcy, the town has received a “very positive” 2018 fiscal audit report from Melanson Heath.


Massachusetts enacts short-term rental tax

BOSTON – Property owners in Massachusetts, take note. The Bay State has a new law that applies state and local taxes to short-term rentals, or those that are more than two weeks in duration and less than 31 days.


The Biggest Treasure Sites in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is a place that hides many treasures that should be world-wide known by now. Treasure hunting enthusiasts should definitely visit certain locations in Massachusetts at least once in a lifetime and try their luck with these places. The treasure legends in Massachusetts are numerous, ver


Norfolk County register releases real estate statistics

WESTWOOD — Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell recently released real estate statistics for the month of January for the town of Westwood. “During January, there were 27 properties (both residential and commercial) sold in Westwood. The average price for all these properties was $920,


Massachusetts residents arrested in Vermont drug raid

ST. ALBANS, VT. — Four Springfield, Massachusetts residents are facing criminal charges after St. Albans police found about 170 bags of heroin and 18.5 grams of crack cocaine during a court-ordered raid, authorities in Vermont said.


Massachusetts man dies in snowmobile crash

WINHALL, Vt. — A Massachusetts man has died in a snowmobile crash in Bennington County. Winhall police said Steven Jenks, 48, of Shelburne, Massachusetts, was traveling with a group of snowmobilers Tuesday evening when he lost control of his snowmobile, went off the trail and hit a tree.


North Attleboro man dies in industrial accident

SALEM, Mass. (WPRI) -- A North Attleboro man was killed after police say an excavator fell on top of him at a construction site in Salem last week. Police were called to Washington Sq. on Friday for a report of a piece of construction equipment that had fallen on top of a worker.


Waltham police officer taken to hospital after shooting self with service weapon, police say

A Waltham police officer who accidentally discharged her service weapon was taken to the hospital for medical treatment Thursday morning, police said. The gun went off at 7:18 a.m. outside of a School Avenue address, Waltham police wrote in a statement.


1 Dead In Tractor-Trailer Pileup On Massachusetts Turnpike In Blandford

BLANDFORD (CBS) – One person was killed in a crash in the bad weather on the Massachusetts Turnpike early Thursday morning. It happened in Blandford in western Massachusetts around 2:40 a.m.


Louisiana Teacher Pleads Guilty To Trying To Lure Massachusetts Girl For Sex

BOSTON (AP) — A teacher from Louisiana has pleaded guilty to trying to persuade an 11-year-old Massachusetts girl into having sex and sending her sexually explicit photos. Federal prosecutors say 25-year-old Logan Procell pleaded guilty Wednesday to coercion and enticement of a minor and transfer of


Massachusetts girl's flu-related death devastates dad

A father who recently moved to Massachusetts with his family is now grieving the loss of his young daughter who died due to flu-related complications. Sopheak Paak told CBS Boston his 4-year-old daughter Puthiraksmey fell ill last week. On Tuesday — when her temperature reached 99 degrees and the yo


Man from Massachusetts sentenced to 35 years in prison for murder of Oakfield man

HOULTON, Maine (WABI) A man from Massachusetts has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing an Oakfield man. Prosecutors say 23-year-old Marcus Asante shot 31-year-old Douglas Morin, Jr. nine times.


Massachusetts’ driving test is among the hardest in the nation, new study finds

Getting a driver’s license in Massachusetts is no easy feat. A new study found that the state’s driving test is one of the hardest to pass in the nation, outranked only by Washington.


New report recommends big changes to Grafton Fire Department

A much-anticipated fire department staffing study supports keeping Grafton’s current on-call fire department model, but strongly recommends hiring a full-time fire chief and other significant but potentially costly improvements, town officials heard.


Just listed: A waterfront North Attleborough home with a stunning bathroom

This home’s location on Bungay Lake in North Attleborough certainly will reel in buyers, but the main bath may be what catches them. The bathroom features dual vanities, a soaking tub under a mini chandelier, flooring with radiant heat, and a really long open shower with dual rain shower heads. List


Westwood students finish in top 10 at foundation's InvestWrite Competition

Westwood students Julia Drainville and Grace Meurer finished first and ninth in the elementary school category of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s annual InvestWrite Competition, and were surprised & honored at the Paul Hanlon Elementary School on Feb. 15.


Grafton Man Finds Bobcats Ready To Brawl In His Backyard

GRAFTON, MA- One Grafton man got a front row seat to a bobcat face off happening right in his backyard Thursday morning and shared his photos with Patch's quickpost. Dennis Ditullio said he was in the middle of having his morning coffee when he heard a bang coming from his cellar French doors that l