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Modest tax increases forecast for 2018

WILMINGTON - The Wilmington Board of Sel-ectmen conducted a public hearing with Principal Assessor Karen Rassias on property taxes for Fis-cal Year 2018 at their meeting on Nov. 27. Upon conclusion of this hearing, the board unanimously voted to significantly shift the town's tax burden away from re

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-12-16 20:00:00

Northeast Gets Go-Ahead For New School

Discussion has turned into reality and that's good news for future Northeast students. Superintendent David DiBarri Dr. Carla Scuzzarella, Principal Jay Picone, Director of Finance Deborah Davis, School Committee Chair, Woburn Judith Dyment, School Committee Vice-Chairman, North Reading Larry Means

PATCH - 2017-12-16 17:42:58

Success Continues At the Old-Fashioned Hardware Store

Kevin Ryan didn't celebrate his store's 90th birthday. There were no 50 percent off sales or balloons hanging from 654 Main Street. It's not that Kevin and his son Andrew don't take pride in their store's success. They do. But celebrations don't lead to retail success in 2017. Fells True Value Hardw

PATCH - 2017-12-16 15:37:52

ShopTalks@SDM- Your Home WiFi: Any questions?

One of the most popular questions we get asked at SDM: Why is my wifi so slow? For the two decades that the internet has been in our lives, despite all the changes and technology improvements, one constant has remained: pokey connections. Frustration quickly sets in when pages won't load, videos buf

PATCH - 2017-12-16 16:42:56

Masked, hooded crook brandishes gun during robbery

Wearing a ski mask, sunglasses and a hooded jacket, a brazen thief waved a gun as he demanded money from a bank in Melrose on Friday evening. The crime took place just after 4:30 tonight at the Melrose Bank at 638 Main Street in Melrose, police said. Officers said the hooded man pulled out his weapo

WCVB - 2017-12-16 03:29:00

Police mourn beloved K-9, Geox

TEWKSBURY - Police Officer Al Piccolo was by his four-legged partner's side right through until the end. Geox, Piccolo's K-9 partner, died unexpectedly Monday after veterinarians discovered an inoperable cancer on his spine, police said in a Thursday press release. The dog served Tewksbury as a po

LOWELL SUN - 2017-12-16 13:48:29

Gabriella Snyder singing Celtic/Ancient Christmas Songs

Christmas and winter songs performed by Gabriella Snyder with a special appearance by author Jason M. Rubin. Snyder will sing selections from her CD "Ancient Christmas - Songs & Carols." This CD showcases many rarely-heard carols from the Appalachian mountains, the native American Huron tribe, Ir

PATCH - 2017-12-16 13:36:04

Restaurant Filling Hilltop's Shoes

"Sioux City, Party of 110!" Sorry, we can't write a Hilltop story without hearkening back to the glory days. And if 110 sounds a bit much, it's not: AvalonBay has initiated a process that would result in 110 Grill opening a restaurant at the site of the old Hilltop, according to multiple reports. A

PATCH - 2017-12-16 21:16:44

Beaverton business leader resigns from chamber board amid sexual harassment allegations

The "#Me Too" movement has reached the city of Beaverton. Prominent businessman Jerry Jones Jr. has resigned from the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce amid allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment. Jones is well known in the Beaverton business community - namely, in construction. According to Jo

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-15 03:58:00

Beaverton police searching for wanted child sex abuse suspect

Police are asking for the public's help locating a wanted child sex abuse suspect. Felipe De Jes Jimenez-Interian, 30, was last seen Nov. 29 when he walked away from the Washington County Community Corrections Center. Jimenez-Interian is facing charges of first-degree rape and multiple counts of s


Second arrest in methamphetamine distribution investigation

Vancouver, Wash. -- On December 13, 2017, the Lewis County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team (JNET), DEA and the Safe Streets Task Force served a search warrant at the residence of Santiago Carrillo-Piz located at 9501 NE 5th Street in Vancouver Washington. During this investigation it was learned S

OREGONHERALD.COM - 2017-12-15 14:38:20

Clark County detectives investigate suspicious death at Vancouver storage facility

Authorities in Clark County are investigating the death of man discovered Friday morning at a storage facility in Vancouver. A client of East Vancouver RV & Boat Storage found the man's lifeless body in the drive thru of the Northeast 172nd Avenue facility around 7:30 a.m., the Clark County Sheriff'

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-15 20:13:42

Massive California wildfire triggers new wave of evacuations

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Arson Counter-Terrorism investigators check a burned out homeless camp after a brush fire erupted in the hills in Elysian Park in Los Angeles Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The National Weather S... (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles sk

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-16 08:35:00

Bend man killed in fiery truck crash in Linn County

IDANHA, Ore. - A Bend man was killed after he lost control of the fuel truck he was driving and crashed Friday night in Linn County. The crash occurred at 11 p.m. on Highway 22E, about eight miles east of Idanha. The truck, driven by 58-year-old Ronald Edward Scurlock, lost traction on the icy road

KGW - 2017-12-16 19:50:57

Wednesday's earthquake a valuable demonstration of Oregon's early warning system

Soon after he got home Wednesday evening, Leland O'Driscoll, a manager with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, pulled out his laptop and began monitoring the seismographs sprinkled around Oregon. Just after 5:24 p.m., an alarm blared and a digitized voice spilled out of his computer in urgent to

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-15 20:06:40

Police: Road rage incident leads to death of motorcyclist on I-5 - KPTV - FOX 12

A road rage incident led to the death of a motorcyclist on Interstate 5 in southern Oregon, according to police. Emergency crews responded to northbound Milepost 26 in Jackson County south of Medford at 4 p.m. Thursday. Investigators said 65-year-old Raleigh Rodrigues of Talent was driving a 2001 Ch

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-15 23:45:00

'Nutrition Jeopardy' to be presented

"Nutrition Jeopardy" will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St. It's a fun, free competition based on the game show that puts participants' knowledge to the test. The presenter is Jennifer Johnson, health promotion coordinator from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wester

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-12-16 22:00:00

Bath woman charged with issuing $38K in fraudulent checks

A 26-year-old from Bath is facing several felony charges for issuing fraudulent personal checks that amount to around $38,000. According to the New York State Police, Erica M. Bacon was arrested on Dec. 13 after an investigation into possible bank fraud in Steuben County. According to the police, Ba

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-12-16 21:04:00

Chautauqua County man pleads guilty in fatal Wyoming County crash

Orangeville, N.Y./Warsaw, N.Y. - A Chautauqua County man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with a fatal crash in Wyoming County. On July 9, prosecutors say Joshua Huntress, 29, of Mayville ingested controlled substances and then drove from a Warsaw motel on Route 20A in an effort to head b


Warsaw man indicted for forcibly raping girl

WARSAW - A Wyoming County grand jury has indicted a village man on charges that he forcibly raped a teenage girl. Zachary R. Kersch, 21, is charged with first-degree rape, third-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child. Kersch was arraigned in Wyoming County Court Wednesday. He entered a n

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-12-15 18:58:00