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Outgoing Raynham acting town administrator's new job falls through

RAYNHAM — Friday was set to be Acting Town Administrator David Flaherty's last day on the job. But as of this week, he no longer has a new job to go to. When Flaherty abruptly resigned on April 2, he had an offer in hand from his hometown of Harwich for the assistant town administrator position. But


Leak Discovered In Bristol County Water Supply

BRISTOL-WARREN, RI — The Bristol County Water Authority announced earlier this week that a leak has been discovered in the East Bay pipeline, which carries water from the Providence Water Supply Board. At this time, the water quality is safe and residents can continue to use it, and there is not a w


Former Stop & Shop executives say they stand with union workers

A lot has changed since Deborah Goldberg’s family opened the first Economy Grocery store in Somerville a century ago. The company, now called Stop & Shop, has more than 400 stores across the Northeast. It’s no longer run by the Rabinowitz/Rabb family in Massachusetts, but instead is owned by a Dutch


Raynham Officers Go Above and Beyond for Local Kids

You gotta love it when local police do something so nice for kids that the parents just have to post about it on Facebook. Social media can be full of negativity most days, so it is awesome to see a positive post about police officers doing amazing things for local kids.


Massachusetts Doctor Arrested for Paying 14-Year-Old for Sex

A Massachusetts doctor is facing charges for allegedly paying a 14-year-old boy for sex. Sujan Kayastha, 37, was arrested following a four-month investigation by the Attleboro Police Department. Authorities initiated the investigation after they received information that an Attleboro boy had been se


5 things to do in Easton this week

1 Family Movie Matinee: “Mary Poppins Returns.” Saturday, April 20, 2-4:10 p.m. Queset House, 51 Main St., North Easton. “Mary Poppins Returns.” Take a blanket or pillow to make yourself comfy, and take your own nut-free snack if desired. Free. For information: 508-238-2000, amesfreelibrary.org.


Bridgewater police issue warning after series of business break-ins

BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - Bridgewater police are warning business owners to be on alert after a recent string of break-ins in Bridgewater businesses over the last three days.


Rapper failed to show for concert because he was arrested out of state, police say

BOSTON — Boston police are investigating after a brawl broke out outside the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street. Rapper Kodak Black was scheduled to perform two shows at the House of Blues, but he never appeared.


Whitman man indicted on sex trafficking charges

BROCKTON — A Plymouth County grand jury has indicted a Whitman man on charges he forced women into prostitution out of his Whitman home and beat them if they did not meet a daily minimum number of clients or income of $500.


Doctor At New Bedford Hospital Charged With Sexually Exploiting Child

ATTLEBORO (CBS) – A doctor at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford is under arrest, accused of sexual exploitation of a child. Police say 37-year-old Sujan Kayastha exchanged sexually explicit messages and pictures with a 14-year-old Attleboro teen and then offered the child cash in exchange for sexua


Car crashes into building in Brockton

BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Crews are investigating after a car crashed into a building Thursday night in Brockton. Officers responding to the area of 945 Belmont St. about 10:25 p.m. saw a vehicle in a building with glass shattered all around it.


Police beat: driver crashes into tree in Hingham, tree hits house

A driver with more than 30 empty beer cans in his car, crashed into a tree on Leavitt Street Sunday night causing the tree hit a house, police said. A 19-year-old man from Hanover was summonsed to court with charges of operating under the influence, possession of alcohol as a minor, driving to endan


Vehicle crashes into gas station convenience store

BROCKTON, Mass. — A vehicle crashed through the front window and into a gas station convenience store in Brockton on Thursday night. Video and photos from the scene showed the sedan partially inside the store, with the windows and entrance of the store smashed out.


Officers came under fire during Roxbury investigation; three arrested

Boston Police report arresting two local men and one from Brockton on charges they began firing away in the area of St. James Street Saturday evening - near where a cluster of BPD officers were interviewing somebody in connection with another incident.


Salvation Army Hit in String of Bridgewater Break-ins

A Massachusetts Salvation Army facility got the exact opposite of a donation. The Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center in Bridgewater was broken into, as was its safe. The first sign of trouble came Monday morning as workers arrived.


Attleboro man charged with breaking into ex-girlfriend's home, hitting pedestrian with car

ATTLEBORO — A city man is accused of forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend’s Emory Street home and then hitting a pedestrian before driving away. Zachary W. Davis, 24, who police say now lives at the Attleboro Motor Inn in South Attleboro, pleaded innocent to the charges Thursday in Attleboro Distr


Fire breaks out inside barn in Whitman

WHITMAN — A fire broke out inside a barn on a large farm property Thursday afternoon. The Whitman Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 856 Auburn St. about 2:20 p.m. A deputy fire chief struck a second alarm shortly after, triggering a larger response.


Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men sent to prison for fentanyl trafficking

CONCORD — Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy. Steven Guerrero received a term of five years and nine months while Julio Saldana was sentenced to 11 ½ years behind bars. Guerrero and Saldana pl


Man seriously injured in Easton motorcycle crash

A man in his mid-20s was flown by medical helicopter to the hospital after his motorcycle collided with an SUV Saturday afternoon, April 13. Around 2:30 p.m., Easton fire and police officials responded to the intersection of Turnpike Street (Rt. 138) and Foundry Street (Rt. 106) for a crash involvin


Brockton mayor, restaurateur promise 'first-class' gastropub with rooftop terrace

BROCKTON – About four years ago, when restaurant developers came to downtown Brockton, Mayor Bill Carpenter said a tough question would inevitably come up. "They would first look around and say, 'Where are the customers?'" said Carpenter, now 16 months into a third two-year term, during a meeting at