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Saugus Police log April 18

At 2:17 a.m. a caller reported an unknown male knocking on his door on Main Street. An ambulance transported a patient to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. At 8:32 a.m. State Police reported a motor vehicle accident with injury by Macy’s. An ambulance took a patient to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.


Former Hilltop chef to give cooking demonstration at Saugus Public Library

SAUGUS — Before Don Doward was a world-renowned cook who worked with chefs including Julia Child, Frank Guiffrida denied him a job. The chef, who went on to work at the Hilltop Steakhouse for 36 years, said he was grateful the restaurant owner turned him away for lack of experience the first time he


Saugus man indicted on federal drug and firearm offenses

A Saugus man was arrested and charged on Tuesday, April 23, on drug and firearm offenses. Vinicius “Vinny” Teixeira, 29, was charged in an indictment unsealed today with one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug traf


Work could soon be done on Malden’s aging water main system

More water mains may soon be replaced in Malden. At its April 23 meeting, City Strategic Planning Analyst Ron Hogan presented a plan to the Malden City Council to replace the water mains under 27 roadways throughout the city in the next five years.


Three people arrested in connection with double stabbing in Downtown Crossing

BOSTON - Boston Police say they have arrested three people in connection with a weekend double stabbing in Downtown Crossing that left two people seriously injured. Two people were found with stab wounds near Macy's on Summer Street around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20. Both victims, adult males, wer


Stop & Shop Strike Cost Parent Company Up To $110 Million

BOSTON (CBS) – The 11-day strike at Stop & Shop cost the supermarket chain’s parent company up to $110 million. In a statement Wednesday, Dutch supermarket giant Ahold Delhaize said the strike at 246 Stop & Shop stores had “a one-off impact on underlying operating profit of between $90 – $110m resul


Nonprofit alleges Saugus Selectman Mitchell misappropriated funds as controller

The Boston Center for Adult Education is accusing its former controller, Saugus Selectman Mark Mitchell, of conversion and civil conspiracy for allegedly misappropriating at least $515,000 from the nonprofit organization’s bank account.


2 dead in murder-suicide at Northborough home

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. — Two people are dead in a murder-suicide at a Northborough home, officials said. Police responded to a 911 call late Tuesday night from 18 Pondview Way, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr.


17-year-old notices creepy man at Target moving closer to little girl, then his gut says ‘stop him now’

Weird or unpleasant situations may occur everywhere and to anyone. When people encounter such a weirdly acting man usually try to avoid him and get out of the potential danger.


Tick Season Has Arrived In Massachusetts, Health Department Says

BOSTON (CBS) – It’s feeling like spring in Massachusetts and summer is just around the corner. Unfortunately that also means it’s time to start checking for ticks. The state’s department of public health announced Wednesday that “tick season has arrived in Massachusetts.”


Thank you Wakefield on Question 1

Thank you to everyone who came out in support of Question 1 yesterday. The reality is - democracy is hard. It's not easy to win a townwide election or pass an important article at Town Meeting. As such, it shouldn't be easy to overturn a Town Meeting vote.


Everett residents warned after video shows coyote playing in yard with toy ball

EVERETT, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials are warning the public to be on the lookout for coyotes after one was caught on video playing with a toy ball in a yard in Everett on Tuesday.


Teenager Jumps From Boston Courthouse Balcony & Survives With Serious Injuries

Boston, MA– A teenager was rushed to Massachusetts General Hospital after jumping from a fourth-floor interior balcony at a Boston courthouse. The boy, whose name is not being released because he is a minor, is in stable condition with several serious injuries, reports MassLive.


Tewksbury Man Among Three Pagan Motorcycle Gang Members Arrested In Everett Raid

EVERETT – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Chief of Police Steven Mazzie have announced that three men were arraigned today following a Friday night raid on a clubhouse affiliated with the Pagan Motorcycle Club.


Authorities identify person of interest in Laconia homicide investigation

LACONIA, N.H. — Investigators identified a person of interest in a homicide investigation in Laconia early Wednesday. The Attorney General's Office said Hassan Sapry, 21 of Laconia, is a person of interest in the death of Wilfred Guzman, Sr. on Friday.


Nashua, NH man pleads guilty to smuggling endangered lizards into Massachusetts

NASHUA, N.H (WHDH) - A Nashua, New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty to smuggling live water monitor lizards into the U.S. from the Philippines. Derrick Semedo pleaded guilty federal court in Boston Tuesday to one count of wildlife trafficking in violation of the Lacey Acy, according to Assistant Att


Brockton man's murder conviction upheld in 2011 Randolph shooting

BOSTON — The state's highest court upheld a Brockton man's murder conviction on Wednesday in the 2011 Randolph shooting of Kyle McManus. The Supreme Judicial Court affirmed Nathan Lugo's convictions and denied his motion for a new trial.


Well-Known Catholic School in Everett May Close its Doors

A well-known Catholic school in Everett, Massachusetts, may soon be closing its doors. Officials with Pope John XXIII High School sent a letter to parents and guardians Tuesday saying despite efforts by the Board of Trustees, administration and faculty, it's likely the school will close after the ac


East Boston man in court on child sex abuse, child porn charges

BOSTON — An East Boston man accused of sexually assaulting a child, enticing another to create child pornography and transmitting dozens of graphic sexual images of minors through a smartphone application was in Suffolk Superior Court Wednesday.


Report on Massachusetts traffic congestion will be released soon

BOSTON — A state report on traffic congestion is expected to be released in the next 30 to 60 days, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday. “It’s pretty comprehensive and it’s statewide and it deals with many of the issues that have been raised,” Baker told reporters at the Statehouse.