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Bruins: Newcomer Charlie Coyle in line to be center of attention

Charlie Coyle’s introduction to the Boston Bruins will be something like a trip to the fitting room. Will Coyle, of Weymouth, acquired from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday for winger Ryan Donato and a fourth- or fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, become the Bruins’ No. 3 center, thus plugging a


CVS In Quincy Robbed At Gunpoint

QUINCY, MA — Police are looking for a man they said robbed a CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint on Tuesday. At 7:16 a.m., the suspect held up the CVS on Beale Street, stealing Oxycontin and Suboxone, according to police. Police said the suspect pointed a gun at several employees during the robbery, and then g


Rockland: Fire Department Considering Options for New Station in Town

In Rockland the Fire Department is considering options for a possible new station. Chief Scott Duffey says they examined three sites with architects and the Fire Station Building Committee.


Massachusetts Gas Explosions Cost Utility More Than $1B

BOSTON (AP) — The natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts last September have cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion. NiSource, Columbia’s parent company, said in a financial report filed this week that $757 million of that was for third-party claims against the utility, including property


Officer Shot in Roxbury, Gunman Dead: Officials

A Boston police officer was shot and the gunman has died after they exchanged "several" rounds of gunfire early Friday in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. At 2:21 a.m., officers pulled a vehicle over at 102 Gerard St. and the driver opened fire on the officers, Police Commissioner William Gross said


Teachers Behaving Badly: Here's why hundreds of Massachusetts' teachers have lost their licenses

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Teachers are usually the ones disciplining students, but what happens when a teacher misbehaves?. The 22News I-Team requested reports on teacher misconduct from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or DESI, and discovered they're currently investigating 3


Rockland’s Memorial Park students celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day

Memorial Park Elementary school students visited several local community organizations and businesses in Rockland Friday, Feb. 15 in celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Day.


Wareham Police find suspect with help from Plymouth County K9

Two suspects who allegedly ran from Wareham Police on Monday, Feb. 18 were arrested with help from the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office and K9 ‘Suni’, who reportedly found one of the wanted men hiding under a parked car.


Massachusetts Brothers Charged With Child Rape

Two Massachusetts brothers were arrested Thursday morning and charged with the rape of a child. Massachusetts State Police said two teams simultaneously arrested 34-year-old Dennis Orellana of Westborough and 26-year-old Hilin Orellana at their apartments before dawn Thursday.


Red Sox vs. Northeastern: Live stream, start time, TV channel, how to watch opening spring training game

For the first time in 2019, the Boston Red Sox are playing baseball. It’s an exhibition game against a college team, sure. But baseball is baseball. Here’s a quick look at today’s spring training opener, along with the start time, TV schedule and live stream info you need to watch the game.


Late surge puts Silver Lake hockey on the verge of the playoffs

The Silver Lake boys hockey team has been in playoff mode for the past two weeks, and if the Lakers are going to reach the postseason, they have to — KINGSTON – The Silver Lake boys hockey team has been in playoff mode for the past two weeks, and if the Lakers are going to reach the postseason, they


The First Ever Dunkin’ Donuts Is Still Around In Massachusetts And It’s Deliciously Retro

If Massachusetts had state colors, they might very well be orange and pink. That’s because the legendary doughnut and coffee chain Dunkin’ Donuts (now known simply as Dunkin’) is ubiquitous in the Bay State. But did you know that the very first Dunks actually opened in Quincy?


Driver tells Brockton detective he must be bored; 3 arrested

BROCKTON — Three men were arrested Wednesday night after police say they stopped a vehicle for running a stop sign and the driver claimed the detective must be bored for targeting him.


Police search for men who passed fake $100 bills at several businesses

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police in West Bridgewater are looking for two men they say recently passed fake $100 bills at four different locations across town. According to police, the counterfeit money was actually a bleached $1 bill transformed to look like a $100 bill.


Devin McCourty Won’t Retire, Will Return To Play In 2019

BOSTON (CBS) — During the week leading up to the Super Bowl, veteran safety and longtime Patriots captain Devin McCourty wondered aloud how life could get better than winning a Super Bowl with his twin brother as a teammate. He also wondered if he might want to retire and walk away from the game aft


EPA plans review of Holbrook and Weymouth cleanup sites

BOSTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct reviews of site cleanups at 14 National Priorities List Superfund sites across the state, including in Holbrook and Weymouth.


Weymouth: Union Point Developer Facing Termination

At Union Point, the Southfield Redevelopment Authority (SRA) voted unanimously to issue a notice of intent to terminate L-Star as the master developer. L-Star has been the master developer of the site shared between Abington, Rockland, and Weymouth since May of 2015. Internal legal issues have hampe


Police: Man arrested in Quincy with stolen car

QUINCY —Police said they arrested a man who was driving a car stolen from Boston with license plates stolen from Quincy. John F. Sapienza, 43, of Boston was charged with receiving a stolen vehicle, receiving stolen property valued over $1,200, driving with a suspended license and five counts of drug


Construction Crews Save Man Who Jumped Off Quincy, Mass. Bridge

Firefighters say construction workers happened to be in the right place at the right time when a man jumped over a Quincy, Massachusetts bridge and into chilly waters. Fire officials said construction workers were working on the Fore River Bridge when they spotted a man who got out of a car and jump


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.