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Man fined after arrest at Salisbury club
SALISBURY – A Middleton man who arrived at a local strip club Thursday night in a party bus left hours later in the back of a police cruiser after refusing to leave. Four days later in Newburyport District Court, Adam C. Puccio, 38, of Fuller Pond Road pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fi
Middleton man causes disturbance at strip club
SALISBURY – A Middleton man who arrived at a local strip club Thursday night in a party bus left hours later in the back of a police cruiser after refusing to leave when told, according to a police report.
Robbery victim says thief smiled at her as he drove through Seabrook parking lot with her caught in car door
BRENTWOOD — Jennifer Hale sobbed as she recounted the terror she felt when she was dragged around by a drug addict in a stolen car after he snatched her wallet in a Seabrook Market Basket parking lot.
Drug kingpin sentenced to 12 years in federal prison
PORTLAND – A Parsonsfield man has been sentenced to 12 years and five months in federal prison for his role in what police have described as the largest fentanyl bust in Maine.
Haverhill Police Arrest Two Portland Street Men After Alleged Drug Deal
Police nabbed two residents of Portland Street for allegedly buying and selling cocaine. (Jay Saulnier file photograph for WHAV News) Two Portland Street men were taken into custody over the weekend after what police say was an alleged drug deal to exchange cocaine.
At long last, Amesbury Carriage Museum gets downtown digs
It’s been a long time coming, but the Amesbury Carriage Museum (ACM) may finally have a home. Greg Jardis, the owner of Amesbury Industrial Supply, recently gave ACM approximately 2,300 square feet of space on the ground floor of his building located in The Millyard next door to Flatbread Company re
Property taxes to rise $200 on average in Salisbury
SALISBURY — The average single-family homeowner will see property taxes increase roughly $200 next year. Selectmen held a tax classification hearing Wednesday and voted unanimously to set a property tax rate of $11.86 per $1,000 of assessed value for fiscal 2019, eight cents more than the current ra
Driver gets 7-14 years for chain reaction crash that killed police officer
BRENTWOOD -- A driver who pleaded guilty to making an illegal U-turn and causing a crash in North Hampton that killed a Somerville, Mass., police officer will spend at least seven years behind bars.
Three bars in Lawrence face discipline
LAWRENCE — The city's reputation for a lawless nightlife will go on display Wednesday when the Licensing Board considers allegations against three bars – one for hindering a police investigation into a shooting, a second for taping over smoke detectors and renting hookahs, and a third for covering u
Car crashes into Lawrence building
LAWRENCE — A driver escaped injury Sunday when a car crashed into a building on Amesbury Street about 11 a.m. The car failed at the intersection of Amesbury and Canal streets and struck the brick building, according to police, who said the brakes apparently failed.
Four flee burning home in Haverhill
HAVERHILL — A home on Broadway sustained heavy damage in a fire Sunday morning, but no one was injured. Deputy Chief Robert O'Brien said firefighters responded to a call for a fire on the second floor of the three-unit home shortly before noon. The fire was under control within 45 minutes, he said.
Councilor Khan explains 'no' vote on pot ballot question
NEWBURYPORT – In an interview Saturday on Local Pulse internet radio, City Councilor at-large Afroz Khan explained why she voted against creating a ballot question to ban retail sales of marijuana and said she hoped discussions over the past year prompt improvements in communication between constitu
Seabrook break-in suspect ordered held on $10K bail
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. – A Seabrook man who police believe broke into several cars in multiple communities over a stretch of several weeks was ordered held on $10,000 cash bail after his arraignment Wednesday in Newburyport District Court.
Wind chills as low as 1 degree in Massachusetts Monday night
It will feel bitterly cold in Massachusetts Monday as blustery winds blow and temperatures drop overnight. The National Weather Service says wind gusts as strong as 50 miles per hour are expected to hit the state overnight. Coastal communities will feel the strongest winds, with the Outer Cape expec
Burlington man to be sentenced in connection with deadly crash that killed off-duty officer in NH
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (WHDH) - A Burlington man who pleaded guilty to charges in connection with a deadly car crash in New Hampshire that claimed the life of a Somerville police officer will be sentenced Monday.
2 Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensaries ordered to shut down over use of pesticides
A medical marijuana company with dispensaries in Plymouth and Mashpee was ordered to temporarily shut down by the Department of Public Health. The DPH said Triple M was using pesticides at its Plymouth cultivation facility. The use of any pesticides in medical marijuana is prohibited by both the Dep
Santa to ride through Seabrook on Thursday
SEABROOK — Members of the Seabrook Fire Department are preparing for a holly jolly ride around town with a guest of honor from the North Pole next week. Old St. Nick himself is coming to town for Seabrook's 4th annual Santa Ride on Thursday, Dec. 20. He will depart from the fire station, located at
Immigrant mural unveiled in Haverhill
HAVERHILL — Vibrant colors, patterns and images meticulously painted on the side of the Garibaldi Club depict the city’s immigrants from the past and present. The colorful mural, revealed Sunday morning, features 144 immigrants from around the world who share a connection to Haverhill, said artist A
Police Officer Suffers Burns in Two-Alarm Haverhill Blaze That Displaces Four
Four locals have been displaced after a two-alarm fire on Broadway. (Jay Saulnier photographs for WHAV News) Four Haverhill residents were left out in the cold Sunday after a two-alarm fire ripped through a multi-family home near the city’s Lafayette Square.
Hampton woman charged with stabbing husband multiple times
BRENTWOOD — A Hampton woman was ordered held without bail after she was accused of stabbing her husband multiple times with a knife Thursday night. Elizabeth Upham, 43, was charged with first-degree assault with a deadly weapon after police responded to 181 Ashworth Ave. in Hampton around 11:30 p.m.