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​Schools modify Monday schedules citing extreme heat forecast

“If it is just cancelling one day, I’d rather do that than risk the safety of the children,” said Salah Khelfaoui, Lowell Schools Superintendent.”

WCVB - 2018-06-18 00:29:00

Man arrested after allegedly following girls into home in Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. -A man was arrested after allegedly following multiple girls into a house in Lowell, police say.

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-06-18 01:02:57

Andover Woman Cited for Texting While Driving After Hitting Two Parked Cars

According to Andover police spokesman Lt. Edward Guy, the 27-year-old driver was following her GPS home when she took a left onto Lewis Street just before midnight. After making the turn, her 2017 Jeep Cherokee struck a parked Saab and Volkswagen Passat before the Jeep rolled onto its roof, Guy told

WHAV.NET - 2018-06-18 08:35:56

2 firefighters hurt rescuing man from apartment fire

LAWRENCE, Mass. —Two firefighters had to be taken to the hospital after a house fire in Lawrence.Firefighters responded to a fire around 8 a.m. Sunday that started in a kitchen at 96 Market Street.AdvertisementA 24-year-old man who was sleeping when the fire started had to be rescued by firefighters

WCVB - 2018-06-17 15:03:00

Kidnapping suspect arrested after chasing girls into home, police say

Wayne Spencer, 54, is facing a number of charges including breaking and entering and assault.

WCVB - 2018-06-18 09:25:00

Alleged drug dealing mom faced charges in MA before toddler's death

Christen Gelinas, 33, of 473 Hevey St., Manchester, was arrested at a Windham residence on May 29 along with the child's father, Joshua Garvey, 31, according to Windham police Capt. Mike Caron.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-06-17 09:00:00

Heat Advisory In Effect; Some MA Schools Closed Due To Temps | WBZ NewsRadio 1030

BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- Brutal heat was expected across the Commonwealth Monday--and several local schools were closed in anticipation of extreme temperatures. The National Weather Service also warned that a heat advisory was in effect in the Boston area until 7 p.m., as heat indices were expected to ran

IHEART.COM - 2018-06-18 15:00:00

Andover boy battles rare genetic disorder

After an average pregnancy with routine testing that left the couple expecting a healthy baby boy, on Sept. 11, 2016, their first child, Anderson “Andy” Elam, was born with a condition known as neonatal Marfan syndrome.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-06-18 10:00:00

4-time DUI driver takes Salem police on a chase

According to Salem police Lt. Matthew Desmond, a black Harley-Davidson motorcycle was spotted shortly before 7:15 p.m., turning from Daniels Street onto Derby Street, then heading north on Derby, swerving from side to side at about 45 mph.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-06-18 01:45:22

Half-day Monday for Haverhill schools due to heat

HAVERHILL — A forecast of temperatures in the 90s for Monday prompted school officials to limit classes to a half-day.Students will be sent home Monday on an early dismissal schedule, according to an announcement on the Haverhill schools website. The last day of school in Haverhill is Friday.Monday'

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-06-17 17:20:00

Police: 54-Year-Old Man Chases Girls Into Their Home

Police in Lowell, Massachusetts, outside of a home on Court Street where a man allegedly scared two girls and followed them into a home, assaulting one of their mothers in the incident

NBCBOSTON.COM - 2018-06-18 01:55:06

Crews work to fix water main break in Revere

REVERE, Mass. —Crews in Revere are working to fix a water main break.The break happened on Route 1 early Monday morning.AdvertisementThe ramps to Route 1 northbound are closed at Lynn Street.Water has been shut off in the area.WCVB will have more information when it becomes available.

WCVB - 2018-06-18 10:26:00

Police searching for suspect after armed robbery in Methuen

The robbery happened at the White Eagle Pantry on Merrimack Street, and the suspect is described as a white man around 25 years old, wearing dark pants and a gray and orange sweatshirt.


Two motorcycle riders injured in crash with car on I-93 in Windham | New Hampshire

About 10:30 a.m., the Windham and Salem fire departments responded to the scene of the crash on the northbound side of the highway and found a 43-year-old Lynn, Mass. man lying near the guardrail with injuries to his lower back and legs and multiple abrasions. After receiving emergency treatment fro


Man Seriously Injured in Haverhill Shooting

The male victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital before being transferred to a Boston hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

NECN - 2018-06-16 17:50:51

Methuen auditor: Police contracts are 'bankrupting the city'

METHUEN — As Methuen suffers through the worst budget crisis it's seen in years, two departments lie at the center of the city's fiscal woes: the school department, already $4 million in debt from this past fiscal year, and the police department, whose contracts will cost the city more than $1 milli

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-06-17 05:00:00

Store clerk scares off would-be robber with baseball bat

He grabbed the bat, smacked it on the floor and chased the would-be robber out of the store and into the parking lot. Morcos said the would-be robber is lucky to have gotten away, because he would have used the bat if given the chance.

WCVB - 2018-06-16 21:39:00

Man Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries in Shooting on Haverhill’s 5th Avenue

The incident, which comes one month after the back-to-back murders of city men Jeffrey Larkin and Nike Colon, remains under investigation.


Extreme heat may close Lowell schools Monday

“If it is just cancelling one day, I’d rather do that than risk the safety of the children,” said Salah Khelfaoui, Lowell Schools Superintendent.”


Girl alerts family to fire that heavily damaged Londonderry home | New Hampshire

June 16. 2018 3:52PMA young daughter alerted the family to the fire that heavily damaged 68 Hovey Road early Saturday morning and everyone made it out safe.(Courtesy)LONDONDERRY — Firefighters from four towns quickly knocked down a house fire that displaced a family early Saturday morning, fire off

UNION LEADER - 2018-06-16 15:52:00