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Lawrence man charged with rape of teen
Benjamin Espino, 43, of 105 Boxford St., said he was age 17 and used the screen name "Willy Wasp," according to a police report.
Sex offender a no-show in court, warrant issued
Judge Timothy Feeley issued a warrant for Debbie Moccia, 63, of 129 Water St., Lawrence, after he was told that Moccia was not in court because she planned to seek admission to Boston Medical Center.
Water main break hits mills on Lawrence, Methuen line
Crews in the process of renovating the Van Brodie Mill building into apartments struck a water main early Monday morning, resulting in a leak that affected the surrounding mills' fire systems and caused nearby residents to see discoloration in the water for a time, according to Daryl Laurenza, water
Armed robbery suspects arrested in Lowell
LOWELL -- Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery on Jackson Street Saturday, during which they allegedly chased a man and one gunshot was fired in his direction, police said.
Alleged heroin traffickers nabbed in Tewksbury
Tewksbury police charged Ruben Ventura, 23, of Lawrence, and Jeanrobert Frenel Jr., 27, of Methuen, with trafficking over 18 grams of heroin and conspiracy to violate drug laws, according to a police press release.
Lowell man rejects plea deal in deadly incident
Gloribel Oregno courtesy photoSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.LOWELL -- A 29-year-old Lowell man charged with fatally driving over a woman outside the Westminster Village apartments two years ago rejected a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for 7 to 10 years.The
Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018
That $4M loan comes at a heavy price. That price is state control over the city’s finances in the form of either a fiscal overseer or a financial control board. It also comes with a price to the citizens of Methuen by way of cuts to police, fire, elder, and veteran’s services.
Suspended State Police Officer Involved In Danvers Bar Brawl
DANVERS, MA -- The bartender who failed to notify police after a fight at the Osborn Tavern last month is a suspended Massachusetts State Police officer who has since been fired from the tavern. Leigha Genduso was suspended without pay in February after an investigation revealed she had been involve
Man last seen in Lowell two weeks ago has been found
Bryan Provencher. (COURTESY PHOTO)Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.HUDSON -- The 48-year-old man who was last seen in Lowell two weeks ago has been located and is safe, police said Monday.Bryan Provencher, of Hudson, N.H., who manages Provencher Insurance Agency on Lakeview
28-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash in Willimantic
Paramedics transported the driver, a 28-year-old man, to Windham Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Officials said the man is from Willimantic, but have not released his name. There was nobody else in the vehicle at the time of the accident.
Salem Police Recover 2,400 Vials Of THC Oil In Traffic Stop
SALEM, MA -- A Florida man pleaded not guilty in Salem District Court Friday to drug charges stemming from a traffic stop by Salem Police in which they seized THC oil with an estimated street value of $120,000. Police charged Gregory M. Stone, 50, possession of THC oil with the intent to distribute,
Missing NH Man Found Safe
HUDSON, NH — A Hudson man missing for two weeks has been found safe, police said Monday. Bryan Provencher, 48, was reported missing earlier this month. He was last seen in Auburn, Massachusetts.
Several shots fired at Salisbury home
Sera CongiReporterShow TranscriptSALISBURY, Mass. —A house in Salisbury was hit by several bullets late Sunday night.Police said a High Street resident reported their house was hit after 11 p.m. Sunday.AdvertisementNo one was hurt.Police said they found 15 shell casings from a 9 mm hand gun and it a
Police Investigate Shooting After Stray Bullets Hit Home
Shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday, the Salisbury Police Department received a call that a home on High Street was struck with stray bullets. Upon arrival, officials found 15 shell casings believed to have been discharged from a 9 mm-style of gun, according to police.
Nashua man faces felony charge for hammer threat in June road-rage incident | New Hampshire
Police said William Kratman, 50, of 30 Hawkstead Hollow, was wanted in connection with a June 20 road-rage incident outside Alec's Shoe Store, 1617 Southwood Drive. Kratman is accused of threatening another driver with a hammer in the incident, which happened just before 6 p.m., police said
Hulu Series Shot In Tewksbury Makes Its Debut
TEWKSBURY, MA -- Reviews for the first two episodes of "Castle ROck," which made its premiere on July 25, have been mostly positive. While the series is based on Stephen King characters and set in the fictitious town of Castle Rock, ME, crews filmed in Tewksbury last September and again in December.
New charter schools sought for Lawrence and Haverhill
Equity Lab officials are proposing a school for grades 5 to 12 and a maximum enrollment of 640 students from Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen. The Wildflower officials are proposing a grade span of 1 to 8 and a maximum enrollment of 240 students, according to state education officials.
Nashua’s Pokémon Go Group gives back to the Community
In today’s techno-savvy world, it’s not uncommon to find people clinging to the virtual world contained in their phones, even amid their real-life surroundings. The latest trend involves individuals following a GPS to travel to different parks, campuses, restaurants and even cities in hopes of captu
Hammer-Wielding Nashua Road Rager Arrested: Police
NASHUA, NH — A Nashua man was arrested and accused of threatening a driver with a hammer during a road rage incident, police said Monday. William Kratman (pictured), 50, was charged with criminal threatening, a felony.
Clean up continues as Peabody residents recover from flooding
As clean-up efforts began, more rain came down, undoing all the work that homeowners and city workers had put into minimizing the damage from the rainfall.