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DeLarosa remains held without bail

SALEM, Mass. - A Lawrence man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and mother of his young son made another brief appearance Friday in Salem Superior Court. Emilio DeLarosa, who was captured in September after nearly a year on the run, stood alongside his court-appointed attorney Joseph Collins.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:19:38

Salem, Massachusetts, is a bewitching place to visit

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-22 23:08:44

Five drug arrests in one day in Salem

SALEM - Salem police are seeing a re-emergence of crack cocaine being sold in the city, and on Thursday made five drug-related arrests, two of them connected with cocaine distribution. Jordan Higgins, 34 and homeless, is facing three counts of distribution of cocaine after a series of sales to an u

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:36:42

Salem State student charged in assaults on classmate

SALEM - A Salem State University student from Abington is facing charges of beating and sexually assaulting a fellow student in a campus dormitory earlier this month. Police say the victim suffered a concussion and possible permanent eye damage during the incident last week, part of which was captu

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 21:45:17

AFTER PARTY PODCAST: Jim Bostick talks Salem Arts Association

Special guest James Bostick, a Salem resident and photographer, joins The After Party crew Chris Stevens, Mary Reines and Will Dowd in a discussion about what makes our art associations cool places to engage, peer over and celebrate art. Bostick's appearance comes just months after the Salem Arts As

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 20:02:15

Accused Salem officer replaces his lawyer

SALEM - The former Salem police patrolman charged with raping a man in protective custody at the police station last Halloween has a new attorney. Brian Butler, 56, of Salem, appeared alongside the new lawyer, Kevin Mitchell, for a status hearing in his pending rape case in Salem Superior Court on

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:00:00

The Cashmans to appear at Celebrate Recovery event in Salem, Sept. 25

Celebrate Recovery, a Christian 12-Step recovery program, will hold a night of worship and testimony on Monday, Sept. 25 at Ignited Church, 63 Jefferson Ave., Salem, beginning at 7 p.m. Special guest Christian artists The Cashmans will be on hand to help celebrate recovery. This event is free to the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 16:19:45

Remembering the Victims of the Salem Witch Executions

To mark the 325th anniversary of the Salem witch executions, we look back at the victims of the Salem Witch Trials and the mass hysteria that led to their deaths. To mark the 325th anniversary of the Salem witch executions, we look back at the victims of the Salem Witch Trials and the mass hysteria

BIOGRAPHY.COM - 2017-09-21 16:01:07

Benton: Party politics enters Salem election

There's been some back-and-forth recently via social media on the question of whether the major-party political committees ought to get involved in local elections - which are supposed to be nonpartisan. Most of the complaining seems to stem from the Salem Democratic City Committee's unabashed suppo

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:00:00

SATV SPOTLIGHT: SATV airs 'Keeping Up With The Seniors'

Salem Access Television is helping the City of Salem celebrate National Senior Center Month during this September. This month has been a busy one for Salem's seniors, with the groundbreaking of Salem's new Community Life Center, multiple events with the Council on Aging and, now, a new monthly prog

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:49:00

Massachusetts woman recalls harrowing experience in St. Thomas during Hurricane Irma

SALEM, Mass. - In the onslaught of Hurricane Irma, Stephanie Moffat pushed two mattresses up against the closet door as a woman and her 3-year-old daughter huddled inside. Moffat felt her St. Thomas apartment shudder as 185 mph winds slammed the hurricane prevention panels against the sliding glass

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 17:00:00

An opioid recovery success story

The first person ever to enter the Gloucester Police Department's Angel Initiative more than two years ago has now landed a job working for the organization that supports the program. Steve Lesnikoski has been named the new care advocate and outreach coordinator with the Gloucester-based Police Assi

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:03:51

This week's top stories on Itemlive.com

A Revere institution comes crashing down, a fire pushes a score of people out of their homes, and one of Hollywood's biggest stars comes to Lynn. Here are this week's top five stories on The Daily Item's website. The Former Papa Gino's on Squire Road in Revere. (Roberto Scalese) Revere has big plans

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-23 04:01:56

Ag commissioner visits North Shore

On September 18, representatives of Northeast Harvest hosted Massachusetts Commissioner of Agriculture John Lebeaux and Assistant Commissioner Jason Wentworth at tours of four agriculture operations on the North Shore. On September 18, representatives of Northeast Harvest, which is supported by the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 21:09:20

Blue Mass to honor public safety officials

PEABODY - A Blue Mass will honor police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel on Sunday, the first service of its kind in the city. "We wanted to try to be more proactive in terms of honoring and praying for those people who risk their lives for us," said the Rev. John MacInnis. "So

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:09:24

LETTER: Fear of cannabis stems from myth, stigma

Dear Editor: There was a great article on the front page of the Sept. 21 issue of the Danvers Herald, called "Town eyes ban on retail pot sales." The concerned citizens of Danvers who fear that ending cannabis prohibition in Massachusetts will be bad for children have banded together to sign a petit

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:56:07

New centers to offer expanded opioid treatment

DANVERS - Lahey Health is planning to open a treatment center in Danvers that officials say will be one of only a few in the state to offer all three of the medicines approved to treat opioid addiction. The center is scheduled to open in October. Lahey opened a similar center two weeks ago at Addiso

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 21:43:26

Several Dorchester businesses damaged in overnight two-alarm fire

A multi-business unit in Dorchester sustained about $700,000 worth of damage in an overnight two-alarm fire that started in the building's basement, according to the Boston Fire department. The fire began in the 1 1/2 story-building on Adams Street at about 2:34 a.m. The alarms were activated from 7

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Swampscott volleyball team has best start yet

"The right direction." That is where everything seems to be headed for the Swampscott volleyball team, as they stood at 4-1 as of Sept. 20. Each time the Big Blue have won, they have won by a 3-0 sweep. After five games, their only loss was to Peabody. On Sept. 19, the Big Blue beat Lynn English, 25

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 01:59:33

Family Story Time at the Peabody Institute Library

Join us on select Saturdays throughout the fall at the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, MA for a new program designed especially for families to have fun together! Family Story Time is an interactive story time with rhymes, stories, songs and movement designed for families! If you have kids who a

PATCH - 2017-09-23 14:00:00