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3 dead, 3 jump from burning apartment building

Three people are dead and at least four others are hospitalized after a fire in a Springfield apartment building, firefighters said. The two-alarm fire was first reported at 7:20 a.m. in a building at 49 Belmont Ave., said Dennis Leger, of the Springfield Fire Department. Firefighters arrived five m

WCVB - 2018-03-18 14:22:00

New MassHousing mortgage program doesn't require a down payment - The Boston Globe

The past few years have been trying times for would-be homebuyers hoping to gain entry to Greater Boston's red-hot housing market. From a lack of homes for sale to overcrowded open houses to bidding wars, the chance for them to buy a house has become increasingly more remote. For many, even saving f

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Whitman bans pot shops, cultivators in special election

Whitman joins a growing list of Massachusetts towns to ban marijuana establishments. The ban in Whitman is comprehensive, banning any non-medical marijuana business. WHITMAN - Voters in Whitman chose to ban all recreational marijuana businesses in a special election Saturday. Whitman joins a growing

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-18 16:33:51

3 arrested with pipe, hatchet and knife after drug money fight

MANCHESTER, NH - On Marrch 17 at approximately 7:15 a.m., Manchester Police Officers responded to the area of 492 Pine St. for a report of several subjects involved in a fight with weapons. The following information is based on a police narrative of what happened next:Twardosky/MPD Upon arrival offi

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-03-17 21:03:05

Stoughton man who tried to break into Brockton car had knife, drugs, say police

A Stoughton man who was seen trying to break into a vehicle had a knife and drugs on him when they found him hiding Thursday night, March 15, police said. Officers responded to the area of 17 North Warren Ave., about 11:26 p.m., for a report of a break-in. "A resident witnessed a male in her yard tr

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-19 14:18:43

Another nor'easter -- or two -- on the way for Brockton

The early call for Wednesday's storm is 3-6 inches of snow. BROCKTON - It's news most people don't want to hear -- more snow is on the way. Another nor'easter is set to impact the Brockton region Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, possibly bringing 3-6 inches of snow. "The exact track of this

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 14:32:07

Ride-hail driver charged with raping passenger

BOSTON - A man who told police he drives for a ride-hailing company has been charged with raping a female passenger. Boston police say 26-year-old Ranjan Thapa, of Everett, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Roxbury District Court. Police say Thapa was pulled over by Northeastern University pol

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Brockton firefighters investigating blaze in unoccupied home

The roof of the home caved in, waking nearby neighbors Monday morning. BROCKTON - An unoccupied ranch-style home went up in flames early Monday morning, and officials haven't yet been able to determine a cause. The Brockton Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 134 Armiston St. ab

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 15:44:17

Brockton: Man Arraigned in Connection to 1986 Kingston Murder

A man has been arraigned in connection the 1986 murder of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin of Kingston. 61-year-old Michael Hand, formerly of Kingston, was arraigned today in Brockton District Court. A not guilty plea was entered on his behalf. According to Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Sprague, Hand


Elderly man collapses and dies while clearing snow in West Plymouth

PLYMOUTH - A local man died Tuesday while cleaning snow from his driveway in West Plymouth. PLYMOUTH - A local man died Tuesday while cleaning snow from his driveway in West Plymouth. Police said the 80-year-old man was operating a snowblower outside his home on Coachmen Terrace in Pinehurst Village


Girl at South Middle School in Brockton beaten, dragged by hair in viral video

With fellow students screaming and swearing in the background, in a viral video that's been seen thousands of times on social media, a girl who attends South Middle School in Brockton was dragged around by her hair, was punched and was kicked, according to her mother. Brockton Public Schools said it


5 things TO DO this Week in Norwell

1. Get connected. Inspired to create artwork based on the familiar objects that one may view on a daily basis, Gillian Christy uses the term "Connectors" to describe prevailing themes that she explores. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at the James Library, located at 24 West St., N


Suspect in 30-year-old murder says different man was responsible

KINGSTON, Mass. - The man suspected of killing a teenager in Kingston more than 30 years ago said police had the wrong guy according to investigators who interviewed him. Michael Hand was arrested in North Carolina and charged with the 1986 murder of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin. Tracy disappeared after


Randolph clears out of blizzard

Randolph is getting back to normal after the third nor'easter of the month hit on Tuesday. National Grid said the remaining 47 customers without power should have it back by noon Wednesday. A tree fell on a Randolph home on Mark Terrace, according to Police Chief William Pace. There were no injuries


Plymouth Power Outages To Last Until Friday Night

PLYMOUTH, MA - A blizzard knocked out power to thousands in Plymouth Tuesday and officials said some outages could last until Friday night. As of Wednesday night, there were 3,709 still without power in Plymouth. That figure represents 12 percent of town. A shelter was opened at Plymouth North High