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Police: Man Stole From Man Who Collapsed, Died at MBTA Station

A Boston man is facing charges after allegedly rummaging through another man's belongings after he collapsed and died at an MBTA station. MBTA police said 30-year-old Anthony Stimson has been arrested on a larceny charge after the early Wednesday morning incident. MBTA officers responded to the MBTA

NECN - 2018-03-21 15:11:22

Brockton man denied prescription, threatened to shoot employee, say police

The man returned to the pharmacy three hours after threatening to shoot an employee, police said. BROCKTON - A city man who was denied his prescription because he didn't have identification Tuesday night threatened to return to the store with a gun, police said. Officers responded to Walgreens, at 6

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 18:20:01

Brockton man charged with dealing fentanyl, cocaine

State police detectives executed a search warrant on Haverhill Street on Tuesday afternoon. BROCKTON - A city man was charged with dealing fentanyl and cocaine after detectives raided a home Tuesday afternoon. State police detectives assigned to the Plymouth County district attorney's office execute

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 15:57:41

Weymouth Winter Storm Warning: Power Outage Risk

WEYMOUTH, MA - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning and wind advisory in Weymouth as another nor'easter is expected to hit the region. Three to seven inches of snow and wind gusts of up to 43 mph are expected. The heaviest snow is expected to hit Wednesday night. "Plan on

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:50:57

Brockton to see 4-8 inches of snow as track shifts again

The snow will now begin during the evening commute Wednesday and continue into Thursday morning. BROCKTON - Although it initially appeared that the Brockton area could see another foot of snow Wednesday, the storm track has shifted and only about half that amount is likely. The National Weather Serv

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 15:19:21

Brothers arrested for robbing brothers at knifepoint

Brothers accused of holding a man at knifepoint while forcing his brother to get them cash from an ATM FALL RIVER - Police arrested two Fall River men on recent assault to rob charges following an alleged incident last week on the 4000 block of North Main Street. Ellison L. Meagher, 31, and Christop

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-20 16:57:08

MA School Early Dismissal, Closings For Wednesday, March 21

BOSTON, MA - The snow that some are calling "Four'easter" on account of it being the fourth nor'easter to hit the state is bearing down on the Commonwealth. ... And now we turn to what this means for schools. The snow is supposed to creep into the state early afternoon Wednesday and then make its wa

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:49:31

5 things to do this week in and around Marshfield

1. Go Green. Join the North and South Rivers Watershed Association for the 6th Annual Green Gardening Expo at Kennedy's Country Gardens in Scituate. Visitors can stroll through Greenhouse 4 and visit with vendors of products and services that will help get the most out of gardens and lawns. There wi

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-21 19:59:14

Women arrested after fistfight in front of Brockton police

One of the women told police the incident first began in traffic. BROCKTON - Two women were arrested Sunday evening after a fistfight in front of officers, police said. Officers responded to the area of 139 Pleasant St., outside the Wash Hour Laundry Mat, for a report of a group of people that appea


Brockton man arrested on gun charges for 2nd time in 14 months

A man charged by Randolph police following a shooting last year was arrested on gun charges again. ANDOVER - A Brockton man was one of two people arrested on gun charges early Saturday morning -- his second arrest on similar charges in just over a year. State police arrested 23-year-old Marcos Silve


Brockton man charged with using vehicle without authority

The man was also driving with a suspended license, police said. BROCKTON - A city man described as a habitual traffic offender was driving without a license in a vehicle he wasn't supposed to have early Sunday morning, police said. A man called police Saturday about 11:30 p.m. to report his friend,


State to temporarily close lanes on 'dangerous' Hingham road

HINGHAM - State transportation officials plan to close two lanes on Rockland and Summer streets for 10 weeks starting next month in a bid to reduce the number of crashes on the notoriously dangerous stretch of road. The lane closures, which start May 20, are part of a state pilot program meant to te


Brockton man convicted on fentanyl charges could face life in prison

Dany Brandao, 30, of Brockton, was recently convicted of fentanyl distribution by a jury in a federal court in Boston. Brandao faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in federal prison, but could face life behind bars, according to prosecutors. BROCKTON - The jury found a 30-year-old Brockton man guil


Another nor'easter -- or two -- on the way for Brockton

The early call for Wednesday's storm is 3-6 inches of snow. BROCKTON - It's news most people don't want to hear -- more snow is on the way. Another nor'easter is set to impact the Brockton region Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, possibly bringing 3-6 inches of snow. "The exact track of this


Scituate selectmen vote to demolish former Gates School, build senior center at site

After some discussion on what should be done with the former Gates Middle School building, Scituate selectmen voted to tear the building down and build a new senior center at the site. This refers to the B wing - the brick building facing First Parish Road, and the C wing - the newer section to the

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 04:39:58

Two bars face Brockton License Commission after reports of violence

Dylan's Bar and Grill and Shoe City Tavern were both recently called before the Brockton License Commission. One had its hours pushed back for three months, and a decision is pending on the other. BROCKTON - Shoe City Tavern is having its closing time pushed back after a violent incident involving a


New MassHousing mortgage program doesn't require a down payment - The Boston Globe

The past few years have been trying times for would-be homebuyers hoping to gain entry to Greater Boston's red-hot housing market. From a lack of homes for sale to overcrowded open houses to bidding wars, the chance for them to buy a house has become increasingly more remote. For many, even saving f


Whitman bans pot shops, cultivators in special election

Whitman joins a growing list of Massachusetts towns to ban marijuana establishments. The ban in Whitman is comprehensive, banning any non-medical marijuana business. WHITMAN - Voters in Whitman chose to ban all recreational marijuana businesses in a special election Saturday. Whitman joins a growing


3 arrested with pipe, hatchet and knife after drug money fight

MANCHESTER, NH - On Marrch 17 at approximately 7:15 a.m., Manchester Police Officers responded to the area of 492 Pine St. for a report of several subjects involved in a fight with weapons. The following information is based on a police narrative of what happened next:Twardosky/MPD Upon arrival offi


3 Dead, 4 in Hospital Following Springfield, Mass. Apartment Fire

WWLP Firefighters in Springfield, Massachusetts, battle a fire that killed 3 people, injured 4 and displaced between 60 to 80 residents in an apartment building on Belmont Avenue. Three people are dead and four others are in hospital following a Springfield, Massachusetts fire in a four-story apartm