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Seal pup rescued after wandering onto road in Salisbury

SALISBURY — A seal pup is back in the ocean after it was rescued from a town road earlier this week. The Seacoast Marine Mammal Rescue Team said it responded to calls Wednesday of a gray seal pup in the middle of Beacon Street, near Salisbury Beach.


Division 1 North Sectional Wrestling Meet: Rams crown three sectional champs; finish third

METHUEN – It has been another remarkable season for the Shawsheen Tech Wrestling team, as they posted a 25-5 overall record, captured their 12th consecutive CAC title, and also regained the Mass. State Vocational Championship after a one year absence.


Woman Killed in Massachusetts Highway Crash

One woman was killed Saturday night when her car crashed on a Massachusetts highway. State police say the single-vehicle crash happened around 7:40 p.m. on Interstate 93 southbound at Exit 33 in Medford.


Salisbury man gets jail for attacking woman twice

SALISBURY – A local man accused of attacking a woman twice within a few months last year pleaded guilty to several charges Thursday in Newburyport District Court and was sentenced to 18 months in jail.


Judge denies Ipswich man's motion to get license back

NEWBURYPORT – An Ipswich man whose license suspended after he crashed his Mini Cooper into an Ipswich house while allegedly high on cocaine last month, was back in Ipswich District Court Thursday hoping a judge would allow him to drive again while he awaits trial.


Woman struck, injured by hit-and-run driver; police seek suspect

LAWRENCE — A 30-year-old woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver and suffered serious injury while crossing Berkeley Street at around 6:18 p.m. Friday, police said. The woman, who was transported to Lawrence General Hospital, was accompanied by her 3-year-old son, who escaped injury, according to p


Apollo is 'Cat of the Week' at Feline Rescue Society

SALISBURY – Apollo was found as a stray, brought to the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society and is now available for adoption. He was outside fending for himself for some time, and is looking for an indoor only home as the only animal.


Hazmat team responds to former Amesbury factory

AMESBURY – Amesbury firefighters and a state police hazardous materials team responded to a call late Friday afternoon after an eight-inch ampule of green liquid toppled out of a World War II-era safe opened by the owner of a former factory building where the safe was found.


Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Co. marks 50 years of service (Outlook 2019 Viewpoint)

The consumer-owned Massachusetts municipal utilities have a long and storied history of paving their own way when it comes to providing superior service at the lowest cost to their customers. For these utilities and their joint action agency, the Ludlow-based Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electr


Beverly Man Rams Police Cruiser In Attempt To Flee

BEVERLY, MA -- A man was ordered held without bail after ramming a police cruiser, knocking over headstones in a cemetery and crashing into a tree as he tried to flee police Thursday morning. Beverly Police were looking for Juan Rodriguez, 45, of Hilltop Drive in Beverly, after his girlfriend went t


Police Investigating Deadly Construction Accident

SALEM (CBS) – A North Attleboro man is dead tonight after a piece of heavy equipment fell on him at a construction site at Washington Square in Salem. The 30-year-old man was rushed to North Shore Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.


AAA Gives 3 MA Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating

AAA has released its national lists of five- and four-star restaurants, and 14 restaurants in Massachusetts made one of the two lists. The five-star list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. In other words, just 0.2 pe


Police arrest man accused of striking 2 police vehicles during chase in Tewksbury

A Lawrence man was arrested after allegedly striking two police vehicles and leading police on a short chase in Tewksbury on Wednesday. Tewksbury detectives conducting a routine traffic stop on Woburn Street arrested Jairo Samuel Andujar, 26, when he reversed his vehicle into an unmarked police vehi


Saturday's Area High School Games

Brooks (80): Stevens 9, Foster 8, Thomson 14, Nelson 6, Mulvey 13, Whitney Sidney 19, Yepdo 4, Oladiton 1, Chaban 0, Tankersley 0, Bladgett 6, D’Silva 0, Iwowo 0. Totals 32-8-80.


Truck Driver ID'd for Ice Chunk That Injured Girl on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts

The truck company and driver responsible for injuring a 6-year-old girl when a large piece of ice flew off a tractor-trailer and hit the windshield of the vehicle she was riding in on Interstate 495 in Massachusetts was identified on Friday, according to state police.


Police: A driver tried to pass off a Camel cigarette box for a state inspection sticker

PLAISTOW, N.H. — A driver tried to get creative to avoid getting an official state inspection sticker, said Plaistow police, but they didn't get past one officer. A Plaistow police officer stopped a car that had a suspicious-looking inspection sticker on 19 Plaistow Road around 2:20 p.m. on Valentin


Starbucks, fourth CVS coming to Gloucester

The nation's leading coffee chain is coming to Gloucester, along with another outlet for a major retail and health care company. Gloucester Crossing developer Sam Park said Friday he has signed an agreement with Starbucks to take up space as part of the expanded build-out of Cape Ann's largest shopp


Two rescued after falling through ice of Kingston pond

KINGSTON -- Local fire officials said they rescued two people who fell through the ice on Greenwood Pond in town Saturday afternoon, Feb. 16, 2019. The incident took place about 2 p.m.


Gloucester District Court: 'Felon' back in jail after violating probation

A Gloucester man who served more than half of his jail sentence for a 2016 attempted robbery using a hypodermic needle is headed back to jail. Christopher Doucette, now 28 and of 21 Veterans Way, was sentenced this week to a year in jail, less 94 days served awaiting trial, for his effort to avoid a


AG: Massachusetts Couple Charged With Sex Trafficking at Salem Brothel

A Massachusetts couple is facing charges for allegedly trafficking women for sex at a Salem brothel that served as a front for human trafficking and money laundering, according to the attorney general's office.