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Stoughton Snowstorm: Lower-Than-Expected Snowfall In The Forecast

STOUGHTON, MA - Springtime is here and what better way to celebrate than with a reminder that the end of winter is still lingering around? March 20 may be the start of a new season but the area is preparing for the fourth major snowstorm of March. With snow on the way, the National Weather Service h

PATCH - 2018-03-20 21:52:22

Stoughton candidate: Controversial Facebook photo from 2012 was 'humorous'

NAACP officials call image of black person with distorted nose, lips "offensive." Peter Buckley made the image his Facebook profile picture in 2012. STOUGHTON - A candidate for Stoughton's Board of Selectmen is defending a social media image he posted in 2012 that depicts a black person with exagger

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 00:27:40

Stoughton store sells winning Lottery ticket

A Sharon man has won a $25,000-for-life jackpot on a $2 ticket he purchased at a SDtoughton store in the multi-state lottery's "Lucky for Life" game. Marc Breslof chose to collect the prize as a one-time payment of about $250,000 after taxes, he told lottery officials. Stoughton Quick Stop on Centra

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-21 02:35:33

Brockton mayor welcomes marijuana shops, while councilor abandons vote on ban

After receiving pushback from several other members of the Brockton City Council, Winthrop Farwell withdrew his proposal for a citywide referendum on whether to ban recreational marijuana dispensaries. At the same time, Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter announced new proposed ordinances and regulations,

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 21:32:37


The following incidents were reported in the Stoughton Police Log. The names of suspects are not listed online, but are reported in the Stoughton Journal. Tuesday, March 6 9:04 a.m. - Island Street. Warrant arrest - Stoughton resident. 11:44 a.m. - Porter Street. Motor vehicle stop. Summons issued t

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 22:25:19

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 22:03:50

Weymouth Prohibits Recreational Pot Production, Sale

WEYMOUTH, MA - The Weymouth town council voted Monday night to ban the production and sale of recreational marijuana in the city. According to the Patriot Ledger, the unanimous vote bans "all types of non-medical marijuana facilities." The town council may come back to the issue at the request of Ma

PATCH - 2018-03-20 21:06:02

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 21:01:59

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 18:01:14

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 19:07:33

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,

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 20:28:50

Stoughton man who tried to break into Brockton car had knife, drugs, say police

A Stoughton man who was seen trying to break into a vehicle had a knife and drugs on him when they found him hiding Thursday night, March 15, police said. Officers responded to the area of 17 North Warren Ave., about 11:26 p.m., for a report of a break-in. "A resident witnessed a male in her yard tr

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-19 14:18:43

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 14:32:07

At Stoughton gun shop, business is booming in new location

Steve's Tactical, the gun shop owned by Stoughton native Steve Levitt, opened its new location on Central Street about four weeks ago. STOUGHTON - When it comes to the divisive, often emotional topic of guns in America, Steve Levitt believes there should be one thing everyone can agree on. Firearm t

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 00:27:43

Investigation underway after car crashes into Mansfield massage parlor

MANSFIELD, Mass. (WPRI) - Police are investigating after a vehicle smashed through the front of a massage parlor in Mansfield Monday afternoon. According to Mansfield police, officers responded to Elements Massage on School Street following multiple 911 calls reporting the crash. Three businesses lo

WPRI - 2018-03-19 19:37:36

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Broken brake light leads to drug arrests

HAVERHILL - Two men who were stopped by state troopers on Winter Street for a defective brake light were found to be in possession of 88 grams of marijuana as well as 42 vials of high potency THC oil, police said. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. When questioned, the men said they were pla


Brockton men flee traffic stop, drag officer, say police

Police say they arrested two men after they fled a traffic stop and crashed a mile away. BROCKTON - A driver dragged an officer while fleeing a traffic stop, before crashing about a mile away Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officers Matthew Murphy and Ronald Cunningham were on patrol about 4:30 p.


One injured in 3-car accident on Route 24 in Stoughton

State police respond to three-car accident during rush hour on Route 24. STOUGHTON - One person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries after a three-car accident during rush hour on Route 24 Thursday. Southbound traffic was at a standstill as state police responded to the accident, ne


Police to be posted outside all Brockton middle schools after beating caught on viral video

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter said that he was disturbed by the viral video of a student getting dragged around by her hair and beaten outside of South Middle School this week. As a result of parental concerns surrounding safety at dismissal time, Carpenter said that police officers will be statione