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Peabody Man Gets Prison Time For Saugus Carjacking

PEABODY, MA -- A Salem Superior Court judged sentenced Christopher Peluso, 44, of 12 Paul Avenue in Peabody, to 3 1/2 t 4 years in state prison following Peluso's guilty plea to charges stemming from a November 2017 carjacking in Saugus. Peluso was arrested in July on charges of carjacking, assault

PATCH - 2018-12-18 16:52:00

Trolley a good bet for Peabody

In my opinion Mr. Krisko’s perception of trolley service (”City should stay out of the trolley business,” Dec. 13) is not studied properly and incomplete. He needs to look at cities throughout the world and the successes they bring. A trolley, tram or electric light rail attract more ridership than

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-18 02:18:37

Preliminary Estimate To Fix Peabody Rink Is Up To $2.5 Million

PEABODY, MA -- State Sen. Joan Lovely (D-Salem) said state and local officials will look for ways to whittle down a preliminary estimate of $2 million to $2.5 million to make upgrades at the McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody. Local officials, including Mayor Ted Bettencourt, toured the rink ear

PATCH - 2018-12-18 15:29:00

Community Calendar: Monday, Dec. 17 — Sunday, Dec. 23

The Community Calendar runs every Monday and covers the week from Monday through the following Sunday. Items for the Community Calendar can be sent to [email protected]. Please include the town, type of event (education, entertainment, municipal), place and time of event.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-12-17 02:47:07

Ex-Lawrence firefighter indicted on arson charges, resigns from force

SALEM, Mass. — A former Lawrence firefighter has been indicted on numerous arson charges by the Essex County grand jury. He has also resigned his position with the Fire Department.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-18 15:38:00

CambridgeSide Hosts Peabody School Early Bird Singers to Perform for Shoppers

The Peabody School, part of the Cambridge Public Schools, Early Bird Singers are comprised of students in third through fifth grade. For the third year, The Early Bird Singers performed for shoppers at CambridgeSide during the busy holiday season. Students were then treated to hot cocoa and munchkin

PATCH - 2018-12-17 18:58:00

Man fined after arrest at Salisbury club

SALISBURY – A Middleton man who arrived at a local strip club Thursday night in a party bus left hours later in the back of a police cruiser after refusing to leave. Four days later in Newburyport District Court, Adam C. Puccio, 38, of Fuller Pond Road pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fi

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-18 08:00:00

Warming up to ice rink fixes

PEABODY — The lack of adequate lockers and bathrooms for girls' hockey teams who face off at the city's McVann–O'Keefe Skating Rink has drawn the attention of city and state officials, but a project to fix it is still in the early stages.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-17 23:35:59

Peabody man gets prison for carjacking

PEABODY — A Peabody man was sentenced to state prison Monday after pleading guilty to a bloody carjacking last year in Saugus. The blood — left on the shattered window of a taxicab — led police to Christopher Peluso, 44, of 12 Paul Ave., Peabody, months after the November 2017 incident at the Square

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-17 22:24:24

Revere man convicted of homicide in violent crash that killed Lynn woman

FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - A Revere man who crashed his friend’s BMW into an SUV while speeding down Interstate 95 in North Attleboro, killing a 65-year-old Lynn woman in 2015, was convicted last week of motor vehicle homicide, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn announced.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-17 11:51:04

5 New Properties For Sale In The Peabody Area

PEABODY, MA — When you're in the market for some new digs, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a wearisome task. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 19:20:00

Former Lahey employee charged with sexual assault of detox patient

DANVERS — A now-former employee of Lahey Hospital's drug treatment facility in Danvers has been charged with sexually assaulting a patient there last March. Pasquale Piantedosi, 55, of Saugus, pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape during his arraignment Monday in Salem Superior Court.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-17 22:24:34

Tea thrown into harbor for anniversary of Boston Tea Party

BOSTON - Tea will once again be thrown into Boston Harbor to mark the 245th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. Sunday is the anniversary of the protest during which colonists protesting taxation without representation threw British tea into Boston Harbor in what is considered a pivotal event that

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-16 23:07:08

Two Injured In Beverly Nursing Home Fire

BEVERLY, MA -- Two residents of a Beverly nursing home were treated for smoke inhalation at Beverly Hospital following a fire Sunday morning. Investigators believe an electrical problem with a wall-mounted heating unit in a residents' room started the fire at the Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation and He

PATCH - 2018-12-17 18:11:00

Peabody Mayor Will Seek Fourth Term

PEABODY, MA -- Peabody Mayor Ted Bettencourt said he plans to run for reelection in 2019. If elected, it would be his first term. After defeating Sean Fitzgerald, former Mayor Michael Bonfanti's chief of staff, in 2011, Bettencourt has run unopposed in his two reelection bids.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 20:50:00

BPD arrest double murder suspect who hid out in Georgia

On Friday, Boston Police apprehended a man in Georgia suspected of committing two murders in Boston six months ago, according to a pair of statements from police officials. Nicholas Antoine, 20, of Roxbury was apprehended by members of the BPD Fugitive Apprehension Unit and Homicide Unit, along with

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-16 17:26:54

Bruins Wrap: Boston Drops Second Straight Game, Falls 4-2 To Sabres

There wasn’t exactly a lack of excitement at TD Garden on Sunday, but the result wasn’t what the home crowd hoped for. In a back-and-forth affair, it was the Buffalo Sabres beating the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Sunday night in an Atlantic Division tilt.

NESN.COM - 2018-12-17 00:44:45

Lynn man allegedly tried to steal car with child in backseat, police say

LYNN, Mass. - A man in Lynn allegedly attempted to steal a car while a child had been sitting in the back seat, police say. Jonathan Leighton, 30, of Lynn, is facing several charges after police arrested him on Friday at around noon.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-17 09:21:06

Let the stitching tell the story

DANVERS — This story begins with a 5-year-old girl sewing her torn cloth doll back together. Fast forward 84 years and little has changed for Ethel Shulam of Danvers. The avid quiltmaker is still sewing and currently has 41 handcrafted quilts on display at the Musculoskeletal Center Art Gallery in P

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-16 22:45:07

For sale in Framingham: Restored home of a Salem witch trials refugee

BOSTON — A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-17 01:14:54