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Can sewers save Scituate's North Village? Some say yes

Ruth Thompson rthompson@wickedlocal.com @scituateruth — North Scituate was once a vibrant bustling village. There were clothing shops, a children’s store, a market, a flower shop, hair salons, antique shops, convenient stores, banks, and restaurants.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-12-13 18:30:00

Employer in Scituate fatal had prior safety violations

SCITUATE — The company that employed a 61-year-old man who died at a construction site in Scituate Friday had previous safety violations, including one that resulted in serious injury in Randolph, federal Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration office records show.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-12-12 00:16:00

$17,000 raised in a day to get Norwell boy a service dog

NORWELL — When Lauren Sears set up a fundraiser on Facebook for her 11-year-old, partially paralyzed son to get a service dog Dec. 10, she never imagined that within 24 hours the community would raise every penny they needed. But that is exactly what happened.

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-12-16 00:38:00

Police ID Man Run Over, Killed by Bulldozer in Scituate, Mass.

Police in Massachusetts say a 61-year-old man was killed when he was run over by a bulldozer at a construction site. Scituate police and fire officials say they were called to a construction site Friday afternoon for a construction accident involving a bulldozer. Officials say they found John Medeir

NECN - 2018-12-11 13:02:38

Scituate: Two Hospitalized In 3A Crash

Two people were hospitalized following a crash in Scituate Tuesday morning. Scituate Police say they, along with members of the Fire Department , responded to the scene in Route 3A around 8:30 a.m.

959WATD.COM - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Beloved Hingham police dog Axel receives a final salute

Hingham police officers gave a final salute to a beloved retired police dog Thursday as he was led into the Old Derby Animal Hospital to be euthanized. K9 Axel, a 12.5-year-old German shepherd who came to the U.S. from the Czech Republic, had served with the department for eight years before retirin

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-12-14 23:18:00

Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected Sunday into Monday in Massachusetts

A wintery mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to hit parts of Massachusetts this weekend. The storm is expected to hit Massachusetts first in the southwestern corner of the state, near Great Barrington, early Sunday morning before traveling east. The Springfield area should expect preci

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-12-15 13:55:15

Catholic school teacher placed on leave over inappropriate conduct allegation

A music teacher for two South Shore catholic schools has been placed on paid leave pending an investigation stemming from an allegation of inappropriate conduct with a student. The alleged interaction occurred with a student at St. Paul School in Hingham, according to a letter to the school communit

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-15 17:00:53

State shuts down medical marijuana operator over pesticide use

Triple M, a medical marijuana operator with dispensaries in Mashpee and Plymouth, has been ordered to close by state health regulators for using pesticides on plants on its Plymouth cultivation facility.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-15 00:59:05

Quincy police seek person of interest in recent house break-ins

Quincy police are asking the public to help identify a person of interest in connection with a series of recent house break-ins, officials said. The person, who appears to be wearing an all-light-colored outfit in one of the videos released by police, may have possible ties to Rhode Island, Quincy p

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-15 02:57:27

Brockton man charged with fleeing police, selling heroin

Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan — NORWELL — A Brockton man accused of selling heroin is in the hospital after causing a crash while fleeing police on Tuesday evening.

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-12-13 00:34:00

Police identify man run over by bulldozer at Scituate construction site

SCITUATE, Mass. - Police have identified the man killed in a construction accident in Scituate. The Scituate Police Chief told The Patriot Ledger John Medeiros was working on Sixth Avenue Friday when he knelt down behind a bulldozer. The chief says the driver couldn't see Medeiros -- and backed up o

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-10 11:16:28

Hingham Police Bid Farewell to K-9 Axel

The Hingham Police Department announced the death of their K-9 Axel on the department’s Facebook page. Axel served Hingham Police Officer James Floss for more than eight years. After retiring, Axel remained with Officer Floss at his home.

NECN - 2018-12-14 18:29:36

Prince Louis Steals The Show In Family Photo For Royal Christmas Card

Prince William and wife Kate have shared their family Christmas card and it's about as adorable as you'd think. The couple are both beaming into the camera in the shot, which was taken in the woodland surrounding their home in Anmer Hall, Norfolk. Snapped alongside their parents are George, Charlott

LADBIBLE.COM - 2018-12-14 12:15:04

Bomb Threats At Hingham's Derby Street Shops

HINGHAM, MA — Police are at the Derby Street shopping plaza and another local business investigating bomb threats. The businesses are located at 1 Derby Street and 33 Central Street. Both have been evacuated.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 18:55:00

MA: Quincy, Braintree and Hingham Receive Bomb Threats Through Email

Quincy, Braintree and Hingham are among the communities impacted by a series of email bomb threats that were received across the country. Jim Collins of East Coast Investigative Services was among those who received an email.

959WATD.COM - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Police Identify Man Killed In Scituate Bulldozer Accident

SCITUATE, MA — Police have identified the man killed last Friday after getting run over by a bulldozer. John Medeiros, 61, of North Attleboro, was working at a construction site on Sixth Avenue. Scituate Police Chief Michael Stewart told the Patriot Ledger Medeiros knelt down behind a bulldozer. The

PATCH - 2018-12-10 15:04:00

Vegas couple buys Cohasset estate for $12.5 million

A Las Vegas couple has bought the 9.4-acre Roy Estate in Cohasset Harbor for $12.5 million, as well as an additional undisclosed amount for furniture, art, and other items in the 45-room mansion.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-12 13:08:33

Massachusetts cannabis panel OKs 4 more pot shop licenses, including two in Berkshire County

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has approved final licenses for four more retail marijuana shops in Fall River, Hudson, Pittsfield and Great Barrington. According to NewsChannel 13's media partners at The Berkshire Eagle, the commission signed off on the licenses for Northeast

WNYT - 2018-12-14 07:45:25

Man Indicted In Alleged Indecent Assault Of Child On Cape Cod

YARMOUTH, MA – A Barnstable grand jury has indicted a former Norwell youth football coach on a charge of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14. Derek Sheehan, 48, has also been accused of child rape and having child porn in federal and Hingham courts.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 17:04:00