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Saugus Police Officer Evacuates Building During Apartment Fire

SAUGUS (CBS) – No one was hurt in an apartment fire in Saugus Thursday morning, thanks in part to a quick-thinking police officer. Officer Daniel Wing was the first to respond to a third-story balcony fire on Founders Way. After calling the fire department, he ran into the building without protectiv


Saugus selectmen to close annual Town Meeting warrant at April 2 meeting

SAUGUS — The Saugus Board of Selectmen will close their annual Town Meeting warrant at a meeting on April 2. Anyone who has an article to be inserted into the Annual Town Meeting warrant can submit it, with the appropriate number of signatures, to the selectmen’s office. They can also bring the arti


5 things to do in Boston this weekend

St. Patrick's Day is still weeks away, but you can get an early dose of Celtic punk when Flogging Molly rolls into town for a Friday night set at the House of Blues. The seven-piece band has put out only two albums this decade, most recently 2017's “Life Is Good,” but you can count on more than enou


Boston Globe Red Sox reporter Nick Cafardo dies after suffering apparent embolism at spring training

Long-time Boston Globe columnist Nick Cafardo died Thursday at the Red Sox spring training facility after suffering an apparent embolism, the newspaper announced. Cafardo, 62, worked for the Globe since 1989 and was at jetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida as part of The Globe’s Red Sox coverage. Acco


Somerville Man Dies Climbing Mt. Washington

SOMERVILLE, MA – A Somerville man has been identified as the person found dead on Mt. Washington earlier this month. Jeremy Ullmann died Feb. 10 at the age of 37. He was found by U.S. Forest Service snow rangers responding to a report of an overdue climber, WCVB reported. Ullmann had planned to clim


Local photographers focus on local places in Essex Heritage contest

SALEM — Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing Essex County’s historic, natural, and cultural places, announces the winners of its 2018 photo contest.


Armstrong Ambulance invites community members to hiring event in Saugus

Armstrong Ambulance issued the following press release. Armstrong Ambulance Service is pleased to announce that it will host a hiring event next week. On Monday, Feb. 25, members of the Armstrong Ambulance team will be at Buffalo Wild Wings, 180 Main St., Saugus, to talk with anyone interested in a


Health Vs. Taste: Proposed Popeyes Ignites Debate In Dorchester

An unopened fried chicken restaurant is re-igniting a neighborhood debate over healthy food versus tasty food. The ready-to-open Popeyes restaurant in Codman Square is drawing opinions from some residents who say the area is already too saturated with unhealthy food options and others who say the st


Route 1 Kane's Donuts Opening Date Gets Closer

SAUGUS, MA — One iconic Saugus business will officially replace a Saugus landmark next week. The new Kane's Donuts location is expected to open Friday, March 1, according to The Boston Globe, bringing a drive-thru option to the same Route 1 spot mini-golfers once descended and the orange dinosaur on


Top of the Hub Joins Dine Out Boston In March

Dine Out Boston returns in March and Top of the Hub is once again delighted to participate with a delicious winter menu!. Located high above Boston's Back Bay on the 52nd floor of The Prudential Tower, Top of the Hub will serve its Dine Out Menu in the main dining room from March 3 - 8 and March 10


Massachusetts man sentenced to 35 years for murder of Oakfield man

The minimum was 25, the max was life. The state was requesting 40 and Judge Harold Stewart's final decision came to 35 years. (Justice Stewart) "I'll set the final max sentence at the lower end of that at 35 years."


Melrose Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MELROSE, MA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy until afternoon. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Salem shop suspends retail marijuana sales

SALEM — Alternative Therapies Group, the region's only recreational marijuana retailer, has put all retail sales on hold as it deals with an inventory data issue. In a blog post Tuesday night, company executive director Chris Edwards said the business' inventory data "has become corrupted in the sta


‘We are grateful beyond words’: Teen injured in fiery New Hampshire crash released from hospital

A New Hampshire teen, who was injured in a fiery crash last month with a tractor-trailer, has been released from the hospital, his family says. Sam Lachance was released from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Wednesday, his mother, Jessica, shared on Facebook, recounting the agonizing m


Louisiana Teacher Pleads Guilty To Enticing MA 11-Year-Old

BOSTON, MA — A Louisiana teacher pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Boston to child enticement related offenses after a Massachusetts mom found obscene texts from him on her then 11-year-old daughter's iPad.


East Boston Stabbing Victim Dies; Police Want To Speak With 3 People

BOSTON (CBS) – A man stabbed in East Boston over the weekend has died. Boston Police are continuing to search for several people regarding the investigation. The man was stabbed in the area of Chelsea Street just before 2 a.m. Sunday.


Kyrie Irving annoyed by reaction to video of him talking with Kevin Durant

Kyrie Irving has to expect that the media will be paying closer attention to him as he inches toward free agency this summer, but the Boston Celtics star feels that the way people reacted to his conversation with Kevin Durant at the All-Star Game is nothing shy of asinine.


Transit Police Looking For Suspect In Salem Lewdness Incident

SALEM, MA -- MBTA Police released a photo Wednesday of a man wanted for questioning stemming from a report of open and gross lewdness in the parking garage of the Salem commuter rail station. The incident occurred around 10:45 pm on Jan. 24. The man arrived at the station on a bus he had boarded at


For over 50 years, a N.H. man’s shooting death had remained a mystery. Now officials say they know who did it.

Around 9:25 a.m. on Sept. 1, 1966, Everett “Red” Delano waved to a woman driving by Sanborn’s Garage off Route 4 in Andover, New Hampshire. At 10 a.m., just over a half hour later, he was found on the floor of the garage, blood around his head; it was later determined he had been shot to death. Dela


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