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UPDATE: Scene of 8-car crash in Attleboro cleared, 1 left in critical condition

ATTLEBORO, M.A. (WLNE) - An 8 car crash that occurred Friday morning has left one person in critical condition. Massachusetts State Police announced just before 7 a.m. that all lanes on 95 northbound were shut down, and they began detouring off of exit 5.


ONTARIO: Steak thief on the loose in Norfolk County

A family in Norfolk County was left wondering where’s the beef after they were allegedly robbed of their steaks on Tuesday afternoon. Norfolk County OPP say they responded to a call of stolen steaks just before 12:30 p.m. at a home in Houghton.


Westwood Police Logs: Feb. 12-18

The following are excerpts from the Westwood Police log from Feb. 12-18. The log is public record. 1:10 a.m.: An officer conducting stationary traffic enforcement at Washington and Wentworth streets noticed a vehicle drifting over the double line. The vehicle was pulled over; the driver said they we


Huge Crash Closes I-95 In Attleboro

One person was critically injured in an eight-vehicle crash that forced closure of northbound Interstate 95 in Attleboro, Massachusetts State Police said. As of 7:50 am, one northbound lane had been opened, police said, but most traffic was being diverted at Exit 5.


Walpole High's Green Team makes its case to selectmen

WALPOLE — The Walpole High School Green Team spoke to the Board of Selectmen recently, seeking help in its efforts to promote eco-friendly causes. Members of the team gave a presentation at the board's Feb. 5 meeting. They opened by quizzing selectmen on what could and could not be recycled (only th


Framingham child rape suspect convicted of illegally returning to U.S.

BOSTON – A Guatemalan man who last year tried to flee the country to avoid rape charges in Framingham has been convicted in federal court for illegally re-entering the country.


Winter basketball camp in Norfolk enforcing team work on and off the court

Every February break, the Norfolk County District Attorney's office runs a basketball camp for kids inside the Stoughton High School gym using money from drug forfeitures. And on Thursday, about 50 kids at the annual camp were surprised by a special drop-in.


Walpole, Sharon negotiate for hotel

SHARON - Officials are negotiating an agreement between Walpole and Sharon that would allow for a hotel on the town line. Developer David Wluka gave an update on the effort to build a La Quinta Inn at that site - on the corner of routes 1 and 27 - during the Feb. 14 Sharon Board of Selectmen meeting


Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly

BOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston. The Department of Agricultural Resources said a single dead specimen of the bug was discovered at a private residence in the city.


Op-Ed My First Few Weeks as State Representative

Many have asked me about my first few weeks as State Representative for the 15th Suffolk/Norfolk District. Exciting. Challenging. Hopeful. We had two weeks to file legislation, and two more weeks to review over 6,000 bills and select co-sponsorships. The new representatives are piled into a couple o


'YOUR BEST SHOT' GALLERY: Collection by Tim Rice of Medway

Each week, we share some of YOUR best photos or art work. This week we offer this collection of photos by Tim Rice of Medway. These images were captured during a trip to Cuba, and are just a few of the images Rice is showing at the Thayer Homestead, 2B Oak St., Medway on Thursday, Feb. 28, 6-9 p.m.


Climbing out of addiction -- Easton woman uses rock wall at Randolph gym

RANDOLPH — There are two crucial lessons, opposing and interconnected, that all rock climbers learn pretty quickly. The first is that you can beat your limits. You can always keep climbing. You can surprise yourself in the most fulfilling and wonderful ways.


MA State Police Arrest Two Brothers for 2014 Child Rape

WORCESTER – Early Thursday morning, the Massachusetts State Police [MSP] Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section [VFAS] with assistance from the Marlborough and Westborough Police Departments and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Department arrested two brothers — Dennis O. Orellana, 34 of Westborough and Hilin


EPA To Review Former Hatheway and Patterson Site

MANSFIELD, MA — The Environmental Protection Agency plans to conduct an environmental review at the former Hatheway and Patterson site located on the Mansfield-Foxborough line.


9 people injured after multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in North Attleborough, state police say

Nine people were taken to the hospital with injuries ranging from minor to serious following an eight-car crash on Interstate 95 in North Attleborough on Friday morning, state police said.


Surveillance Video Shows Woman Stealing Sunglasses: Natick PD

NATICK, MA- Natick police are looking for two women who they say stole thousands of dollars worth of designer sunglasses. The department posted surveillance footage of the incident to their Facebook page on Friday. Two women are seen in a local store perusing the collection and one woman is looking


Dedham Police Looking For Card Skimming Suspect

DEDHAM, MA — Police are looking for a suspect they said stole someone's credit card information and used the stolen information to make a fake card and shop at Legacy Place. On February, the suspect rather than physically taking the person's card, used a card skimming device, according to police. Sk


A perfect day for a winter hike in Easton

EASTON — It was about 50 degrees, the sun was shining bright above and the snow was beginning to melt. Some might say if there were a perfect day for a winter hike, it was Thursday afternoon.


Walpole to celebrate Seed Swap

The sixth annual Seed Swap, featuring the Walpole Seed Library, will take place at 7 p.m. March 19, in the Children’s Room of the Walpole Public Library, 143 School St., Walpole.


Members sought for Milford hospital group

MILFORD – Milford Regional Medical Center is seeking community members from its 19-town service area to serve on the hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council. The council, now in its ninth year of operation, is dedicated to promoting a partnership between the patients, families and working pro