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DeLarosa remains held without bail

SALEM, Mass. - A Lawrence man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and mother of his young son made another brief appearance Friday in Salem Superior Court. Emilio DeLarosa, who was captured in September after nearly a year on the run, stood alongside his court-appointed attorney Joseph Collins.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:19:38

Sunscreen dispensers installed in Methuen man's memory

METHUEN - The bright yellow sunscreen dispensers appeared across the city Tuesday - three on the high school athletic fields and one at the Department of Public Works - their cheerful color a stark contrast to the gloomy cloud cover. The four dispensers will soon be joined by more - one is planned

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 03:00:00

Blood drive to honor local woman

COURTESY PHOTO Maureen Staudt passed away in December 2016 after battling leukemia. A blood drive on Tuesday, Sept. 26, will be held in her memory. NORTH ANDOVER - When Jim Staude's wife, Maureen, was battling leukemia, their family talked often about how to turn the pain from their experiences into

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:11:52

Dinner event offers chance to ask questions about Islam

ANDOVER -- Curious about Sharia Law? Wondering what's actually in the Quran? Need help separating fact from fiction when it comes to Islam? All are welcome for an evening of food and conversation with Robert Azzi, an Arab-American photo-journalist and Muslim, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at South Ch

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:04:35

Price will leave North Andover to lead Buckingham Browne & Nichols

NORTH ANDOVER -- Superintendent of Schools Jennifer Price will leave her post to be Head of School at Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a private pre-K through Grade 12 school in Cambridge. She announced at the North Andover School Committee meeting Thursday night that she would not return to the distric

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 03:00:00

Feran takes top female spot

TEWKSBURY - There are people from all walks of life who seek to do their part, no matter how small, to turn the tide of addiction that has recently been sweeping across the country. Take, for instance, Tewksbury native Marianne Feran, who made the early morning trek from her current home in Melrose

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

TMHS commits to helping Harvey victims

In a time that can feel so confusing and divisive, no-thing feels more refreshing than some good old fashioned unity, and the power of unity has been on display for the past few weeks at Tewksbury Memorial High School. It all started on Friday, Sept. 1, when in the wake of the devastation of Hurri-c

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Second Annual 5K event an emotional, but very successful day

TEWKSBURY - At the appointed hour early Sunday morning, a steady stream of runners and walkers, most clad in fluorescent yellow T-shirts provided by organizers, left Tewksbury Memorial High School to begin a 3.1-mile tour of nearby roadways. To the delight of spokesperson Mary-Ellen Cooper, the fiel

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Bottega Veneta embraces the now at Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) - It's a season of celebration and commemoration at Milan Fashion Week, in its fourth day Saturday. Angela Missoni marks 20 years as creative director at the family-owned and -run brand founded by her parents. Donatella Versace made an emotional tribute to her brother, fashion house creat

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-23 13:52:59

New earthquake shakes jittery Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two still-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people. The U.S. Geological Survey says the new temblor was centered about 12 miles (19 kilometers) southeast of Mat

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-23 13:38:58

Remember when? Prince Grotto Restaurant?

A couple weeks back, I published a bunch of matchbooks from local restaurants, and one of the books was for the Prince Grotto restaurant, which, in return, yielded a nice letter from Sun subscriber and former Grotto employee Gerald Houde. So this week I went back into the Sun archives and looked for

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-23 13:28:05

GOP Gov. Baker again battles his own party on health care

BOSTON (AP) -- Charlie Baker's relationship with GOP leaders in Washington just keeps getting stickier. Republican attempts to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law have become something of a recurring nightmare for the Republican Massachusetts governor, who pushed back against ear

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-23 14:07:45

Red Sox rally to beat Reds, extend AL East lead

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer Friday night, and the Boston Red Sox extended their AL East lead to four games by overcoming Scooter Gennett's fourth grand slam of the season for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Boston added to its lead with the help of the Yankees' 8-

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-23 02:24:28

What we are working on 9/22/2017 (VIDEO)

It's Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Here is some of what Sun staffers and other news providers are working on for lowellsun.com and Saturday's print edition. A SWAT event in Lowell early this morning resulted in the arrest of a local man on drug and firearms charges. Reporter Robert Mills, rmills@lowells

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-22 16:39:30

From Dubai to Tewksbury, Meech wins 5K title

TEWKSBURY - With soaring skyscrapers in the cosmopolitan city of Dubai and the vast sands of the Arabian Desert as a backdrop, distance running in the United Arab Emirates is a pastime that few Americans can claim to have experienced. Tewksbury's Daniel Meech, who won Sunday's 2nd-annual Run for Rec

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Tewksbury Fall Harvest Festival set for Oct. 15

TEWKSBURY - The fourth annual Tewksbury Fall Harvest Festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at Livingston Field in Tewksbury. Festival events include rides, crafts, vendors, games, country/rock band Rattlesnake Alley, and shows including tribute performances of Michael Jackson, Taylor Swi

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:54:43

Lowell police looking for driver that struck pedestrian, fled

LOWELL -- Police are looking for a vehicle that struck a pedestrian and fled early Saturday morning. According to Capt. Jonathan Webb, a 23-year-old man was at his parked vehicle at Bridge and 10th streets when he was struck by a passing vehicle about 12:50 a.m. He did not have a description of th

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-23 14:18:49

Lowell woman facing Stoneham drug charges

STONEHAM - A22year-old Lowell woman faces multiple drug charges after getting arrested in Stoneham earlier this week, according to police. Kayla Smith-Bertini has been charged with possession of a Class B drug with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate the controlled substance act, and posses

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-23 13:14:37

RMLD to host open house

WILMINGTON - In recognition of National Public Power Week, Oct. 1-7, Reading Municipal Light Department is inviting customers to attend an Open House from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct 5 at RMLD's garage, 218 Ash St., Reading. The event will feature bucket truck rides, face painting, kids' games and prizes, pumpk

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 19:14:36

Leominster man arrested in Littleton break-in; more charges possible

LITTLETON -- A Leominster man accused of breaking into multiple houses around the Worcester area was arrested in Littleton on Thursday, according to police. David King, 41, has been charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime. On Thursday, Littleton police detectives were notified that a M

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-22 21:02:00