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Stoughton police promote youngest lieutenant, detective

STOUGHTON — An officer who has been on the town's police force for only six years has already worked his way up to the rank of lieutenant. Daniel Carmichael, who joined the department in early 2013, has made a "meteoric rise" in the ranks at the Stoughton Police Department, according to department s


Police Looking For Man Who Stole 22 Bottles Of Tide Detergent From Stop & Shop

STOUGHTON (CBS) – Stoughton police want to know who stole a large amount of Tide laundry detergent from a Stop & Shop on Valentine’s Day. Someone left the supermarket without paying for about 22 bottles of Tide Thursday.


Woman dead after being hit by cement truck while riding her bicycle in Boston

The woman who was seriously injured after being hit by a cement truck while riding her bicycle in Boston Friday has died, state police said. Massachusetts State Police have not identified the woman, who was hit by the truck at the intersection of Brookline Avenue and Park Drive around 1:40 p.m.


What's Open, Closed On Presidents Day In Braintree

BRAINTREE, MA — Three cheers for a three-day weekend if you have Presidents Day off. For schools, it's the first day of February vacation. It also means trash and recycling pickup will be delayed one day.


Garlic medicine and lemon batteries: Stoughton High gets creative at science fair

STOUGHTON — Visitors to the high school treaded carefully Wednesday night. Walking into the wrong room could’ve ended with a trebuchet projectile in your face. Or a mousetrap-powered vehicle whizzing by your feet. Stoughton High School was brimming with creativity as its 61st annual science fair spr


Jewish War Veterans honors Stoughton’s Weiner

Stoughton High School senior Rachel Weiner was honored by the Massachusetts Department of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States on Feb. 10 at its 65 annual “Classmates Today Neighbors Tomorrow” Brotherhood Breakfast at Lombardo’s in Randolph.


Town of Randolph hosts Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations

The town of Randolph held its Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations on Jan. 27 at Stetson Hall. The event led by town councilor Katrina Huff-Larmond and the organizing committee featured a panel discussion on King, poetry and a video presentation.


Hyde Park man charged with elbowing Brockton cop

BROCKTON — A Hyde Park man was arrested Wednesday night after police say he interfered with officers performing a separate investigation and then elbowed a cop. Officers were conducting a traffic stop in the area of Pleasant Street and North Warren Avenue about 10:48 p.m. when they say Roger Gooden


Stoughton Considering Settlement With Ex-Town Manager Hartman

STOUGHTON, MA — Town officials are considering a settlement out of court with former Town Manager Michael Hartman, following his wrongful termination lawsuit against the Board of Selectmen making its way to the Massachusetts Appeals Court.


Hockomock Film Festival now open for entries

The 2019 Hockomock Film Festival recently announced it is now open for entries. The festival is an annual film making competition open to students ages 14 to 18 residing or attending school in the towns of the Hockomock Sports League: Attleboro, Canton, Easton, Foxborough, Franklin, Mansfield, Milfo


Man went out to dinner after killing woman in Somerville hit and run, prosecutors say

SOMERVILLE — After Edward Clark allegedly struck and killed 40-year-old Allison Donovan with his truck on a busy street here last week, he didn’t stop, authorities said. Instead, prosecutors asserted Friday, he kept driving to his girlfriend’s Medford residence, and the couple enjoyed a dinner out a


Truck Driver ID'd for Ice Chunk That Injured Girl on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts

The truck company and driver responsible for injuring a 6-year-old girl when a large piece of ice flew off a tractor-trailer and hit the windshield of the vehicle she was riding in on Interstate 495 in Massachusetts was identified on Friday, according to state police.


Randolph: Two Men Arrested At Apartment Complex

Two men are facing charges following their arrest in Randolph on Wednesday. Police say that at around 4 p.m. they were conducting surveillance in the Rosemont Square apartment complex as part of an effort to locate 20-year-old Brandon Varela of Avon who had a pre-existing warrant out of Norfolk Supe


AAA Gives 3 MA Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating

AAA has released its national lists of five- and four-star restaurants, and 14 restaurants in Massachusetts made one of the two lists. The five-star list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. In other words, just 0.2 pe


Anthony Davis: 'I Never Said' Celtics Weren't on List of Preferred Trade Spots

Anthony Davis has a list of preferred destinations, and it's good news for Boston Celtics fans. Davis, speaking to reporters as part of his All-Star media availability, confirmed the previously reported list of Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks is "true."


Police arrest pair from Fall River, Randolph with ties to Boston-area gangs

FALL RIVER — Two men with ties to Boston-area gangs were arrested by local and state police on drug trafficking and assault charges Wednesday evening. According to a press release from the Fall River Police Department, the arrests of Tyre J. Wade, 27, of Fall River, and James Mendes, 27, of Randolph


Police Looking For Man Wanted For Aggravated Assault

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — MBTA Transit Police is asking for the public’s help in finding Kamari Keyshawn Parker. Parker, 22, is wanted for an aggravated assault and battery at Sullivan Square T Station on February 13, which caused serious injuries to a victim.


Cantabrigian, 69, is killed in Friday collision: Paula Sharaga was on bicycle in intersection

Cambridge resident Paula Sharaga, 69, died in a traffic crash that took place shortly before 1:45 p.m. Friday at Brookline Avenue and Park Drive in Boston. Sharaga was riding a bicycle through the intersection, a complicated area near the Fenway Landmark Center and Riverway that is also fed by Boyls


New Bedford Woman Dies from Injuries in Taunton Crash

TAUNTON — A New Bedford woman has died of her injuries received in a single-car crash in Taunton on Wednesday. Massachusetts State Police say Breanne Cabral, 27, of New Bedford, succumbed to her injuries on Thursday.


Man killed in Salem construction accident

A 30-year-old North Attleborough man was killed on a construction site in Salem Friday afternoon after he was pinned beneath a piece of excavating equipment, according to the city’s police chief.