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Norton U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Sarah E. Bowin graduates from basic military training
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Sarah E. Bowin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness,
Norton Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
NORTON, MA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy until afternoon and windy in the morning. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
Mansfield dog declared dangerous after biting two people
Charlie, 4-year-old Lab Retriever mix, will now be required to wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead when away from his home on Granada Circle. The Select Board unanimously ruled that Charlie is a dangerous dog and set restrictions on him. The ruling came at a March 20 hearing triggered after Charlie
5 things to do in Easton this week
1 Cornhole tournament. Saturday, March 23, 7-10 p.m., Temple Chayai Shalom, 239 Depot St., Easton. Teams will compete to toss corn bags into holes in various platforms. Event to benefit the Massachusetts homeless population. Team entry fee $36. Limit 32 teams of two people each. Each team must have
R.I. State Police charge 88 people with fraudulently collecting public assistance
SCITUATE — The state police on Thursday announced charges against 88 people who investigators say fraudulently received public-assistance benefits. The suspects got about $469,000 in public assistance over the last several years, even though they had outstanding criminal court warrants when they app
Police Seize 100 Grams Of Cocaine At Traffic Stop
BROCKTON, MA — A Fall River man was arrested after officers seized over 100 grams of cocaine at a traffic stop, police said. Savon Gonsalves, 19, was charged with cocaine trafficking over 100 grams, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a window-tint violation. He pleaded not guilty at his arr
Mansfield Chocolate factory transformation underway
The renovation of the old Lowney Chocolate Factory into retail, offices and apartments could be completed by February 2020. Red Leaf Development representative Josh Welty updated the Planning Board on the Oakland Street project during its March 13 meeting.
Drunk Driver Went Wrong Way Through Foxborough Rotary: Police
FOXBOROUGH, MA — A drunk Norton woman was arrested after going the wrong way through a rotary over the weekend, police said. Susan Jordan, 31, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and driving to endanger. She pleaded not guilty Monday in Wrentham District Court.
3 Fall River Banks Robbed Within One Week
FALL RIVER (CBS) – Police in Fall River are investigating three bank robberies that happened over the span of one week. Bank Five on Thirteenth Street was robbed on March 14. Surveillance cameras captured photos of the suspects in the incident.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says President Trump’s comments about John McCain are ‘completely inappropriate’
Gov. Charlie Baker called the late Sen. John McCain a “great man and a great American” following President Donald Trump’s disparaging comments this week. “By any standard John McCain was a great man and a great American, period,” Baker said on WGBH Thursday. “I was brought up in a house where you do
Third pot shop in seeks adult use permit in Attleboro
ATTLEBORO — A third company is up for a special permit to sell, grow and manufacture adult use or recreational marijuana in the city. Major Bloom, Inc., headquartered in Boston, hopes to renovate the former Guyot Bros. jewelry factory on John Williams Street for its business.
No Quarter to perform at District Center for the Arts in Taunton
TAUNTON - No Quarter, the tribute band that proudly presents the live Led Zeppelin experience, will perform at the District Center For The Arts in Taunton, on Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m.
Suspect arrested in break-in at Foxboro hobby store
FOXBORO -- A suspect has been arrested in the break-in and theft of $7,200 in remote-controlled cars from a local hobby store. Andrew S. Darby, 29, of Bourne, faces arraignment at a later date in Wrentham District Court on charges of malicious destruction, breaking and entering and larceny from a bu
Couple Killed In Cape Cod Fire Identified
WELLFLEET, MA – The two people found dead after a house fire on Cape Cod have been identified as a married couple. Ferdinand and Cathleen Kral were killed in a fire at their Lieutenant Island home March 11.
Happy Birthday! Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch Ticket Gift From Wife
BOSTON (CBS) – An Ipswich man hit the jackpot on a birthday gift from his wife. Gjergji Prifti won $1 million on a $5 Massachusetts State Lottery scratch ticket. He’s the second $1 million prize winner from the “$1,000,000 Double Jackpot” game. The ticket has chances to win on both the front and bac
R.I. Time Lapse: Providence's Olneyville was always a center of traffic
If you have been through the Olneyville Square neighborhood of Providence lately, you know that the subject on everyone’s mind is traffic — even more so than usual. The 6-10 connector renovation is in full swing. But decades ago, there was still plenty of traffic — which included not only cars but h
Police: Tennessee men planned to sell AK-47, other guns in Brockton
BROCKTON — Three Tennessee men arrested in the city with a cache of firearms and ammunition planned to sell the guns, including an AK-47, an officer testified in court Thursday.
Medway man dies after motorcycle hits pole
MEDWAY – Police say a 28-year-old man died early Thursday morning after the motorcycle he was operating crashed into a utility pole on Milford Street. At about 1:15 a.m., police said Thomas Serocki, 28, of Medway, was traveling eastbound on Milford Street (Rte. 109) on a 1976 black Honda motorcycle
Search continues for missing Brockton teen
BROCKTON, Mass. (WPRI) — The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is hoping the public can help them locate a teenager who's now been missing for nearly five months.
Dorchester man ruled dangerous, held without bail in Brockton robbery
BROCKTON — A Dorchester man with two prior convictions for carrying a dangerous weapon was ruled dangerous Thursday and will be held without bail in connection with an armed robbery at a cellphone store that occurred over the weekend.