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State trooper shoots suspect during confrontation, officials say

BROCKTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts state trooper shot a suspect Saturday morning during a confrontation in Brockton, according to state police officials. State police said the shooting occurred just before 9 a.m., next to a building that is part of a residential complex on Colonel Bell Drive. The sus


Two women rescued, knife-wielding suspect shot by SWAT officer, DA says

HOPEDALE, Mass. — Two women were rescued from a Hopedale home in which a man was threatening to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early.


Story of America's first female soldier coming to Port

NEWBURYPORT – More than two centuries before women were officially allowed in U.S. military combat roles, a little-known Bay State native bound her chest, tucked her hair under a cap and went to war as a man in the American Revolution.


Ninth Wave catamaran closes shop

NEWBURYPORT — A summer staple on the Newburyport waterfront might be sailing away for good, according to a social media message. Ninth Wave Sailing Charters announced on its Facebook page Friday it will no longer be operating the 48-foot sailing catamaran business and asked that people who purchased


Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Was Allegedly Brandishing Knife

Police shot and wounded a man in a Hopedale Home last night after he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.


BIRD WATCH: Sightings in Greater Newburyport and beyond

These recent sightings are compiled by Sue McGrath of the Newburyport Birders. Report your sightings to Newburyport Birders at newburyportbirders@comcast.net or 978-204-2976. Visit www.newburyportbirders.com.


Chick-fil-A Grand Opening Thursday April 25th

My name is Mike Rose and along with my wife Nicky and our 7 Children we are thrilled to be the Owner and Operator of the Woburn Chick-fil-A! Having grown up in Newburyport and run restaurants my entire career, I am so excited to be a part of Chick-fil-A! We will employ over 100 team members and grow


Police: Man carries woman into path of dump truck

GLOUCESTER, Mass. — A 41-year-old man was charged with attempted murder after police said he picked up a woman he was having a dispute with and carried her into a road in front of an oncoming dump truck.


Three Injured After Train Collides with Truck in W. Bridgewater

Investigators are on scene this morning of a West Bridgewater accident involving a truck and an MBTA commuter rail train. MBTA police said three people were injured with non-life threatening injuries. At least one person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, according to police sca


Fires, Drug Busts, Hep A Outbreak, Teen Found, More: Nearby News

Please keep the news tips coming about things going on in your community. And we'll do our best to let folks know what's going on in Amherst, Bedford, Concord, Exeter, Hampton, Londonderry, Merrimack, Milford, Nashua, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Salem, and Windham, and other communities around the Gr


Flooding and heavy rain expected in Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for parts of Massachusetts in effect until Saturday night. Franklin, Worcester, Hampshire, and Hampden counties are under flood watch until this evening, the weather service said in a forecast.


Boston Police investigating double stabbing in Downtown Crossing

BOSTON - Boston Police are investigating a double stabbing that happened in Downtown Crossing early Saturday morning. Police responded to the area of 1 Summer Street around 2:30 a.m outside of Macy's, where one person suffered a life threatening injury.


Homecoming Day for Friendship; Replica readies for return to Salem, Mass. waters

Friendship is coming home. The prized East Indiaman merchant ship replica, which was first hauled out of the waters in Salem, Mass., for repairs in July 2016, returned to the water for the first time this past week after more than 2 1/2 years on rails at the Gloucester Marine Railways in Gloucester.


Day care closed after toddler found wandering in middle of road

PEABODY, Mass. — A Peabody day care was shut down Friday after a toddler walked out of the facility and was found wandering in the middle of a street by a stranger. Police said the 2-year-old somehow got out of the Watch-A-Tot day care sometime after being dropped off around 8 a.m.


Grove restaurant opens in Rowley

ROWLEY — Grove at Briar Barn Inn opens today, offering a locally inspired menu in a farmhouse setting that channels the town's historic aesthetic. Grove, located at 101 Main St., is a freestanding restaurant on the four-acre, newly developed Briar Barn Inn property, which includes a luxury resort th


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Maple Avenue Game Night Escalates to Stabbing; Haverhill Man Stands Accused

A 22-year-old Haverhill man is recovering from what police call non-life threatening stab wounds after a Thursday night fight broke out inside a home on Maple Avenue. Officers responded to 3 Maple Ave., No. 3 just after 7 p.m. April 18 to break up a fight between two men that had escalated to a stab


Woman Rescued From Underneath A Train At South Station

BOSTON (CBS) — A woman who ended up under a train at South Station was rescued by a technical team midday Saturday. According to the Boston Fire Department, her injuries are non-life threatening.


Two men stabbed early Saturday morning in Downtown Crossing

Two men were stabbed in the heart of Downtown Crossing in Boston early Saturday morning, leaving one with critical injuries, police said. At about 2:28 a.m., officers responded to a call for a person stabbed near 1 Summer St., where they found the men suffering from stab wounds, according to Maisha


60-Year-Old NH Candy Store May Be Forced to Close or Move

A beloved candy shop in southern New Hampshire could be closing, and the news has longtime customers very concerned. A heavy equipment rental company is trying to buy the land that houses Sanborn's Fine Candies on the busy Route 125 in Plaistow.