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Group looks to boost Walpole's downtown

WALPOLE — A local group is seeking community input as it looks to improve and revitalize Walpole's downtown. The group has been hosting a series of community engagement events in recent months and recruiting possible leaders for the effort.


Brookline Community Mourns Cyclist Struck By Cement Truck

BROOKLINE (CBS) – A Brookline community is mourning the loss of a well-known children’s librarian, activist and cyclist Paula Sharaga. The 69-year-old Cambridge resident was killed Friday when she collided with a cement truck while biking in the Fenway neighborhood.


Woman Killed in Massachusetts Highway Crash

One woman was killed Saturday night when her car crashed on a Massachusetts highway. State police say the single-vehicle crash happened around 7:40 p.m. on Interstate 93 southbound at Exit 33 in Medford.


Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Co. marks 50 years of service (Outlook 2019 Viewpoint)

The consumer-owned Massachusetts municipal utilities have a long and storied history of paving their own way when it comes to providing superior service at the lowest cost to their customers. For these utilities and their joint action agency, the Ludlow-based Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electr


Walpole park hosting sledding event

WALPOLE — Francis William Bird Park is hoping to offer seasonal sledding fun later this month with its "Snow Fun Day." The event - set to take place at the park from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 - takes place on a gentle slope, allowing young children to take part in the wintertime enjoyment wit


BOYS BASKETBALL: Weekly North and South

4. Lawrence (14-5) 5. Boston Latin (13-5) 4. Catholic Memorial (14-5) 6. Hamilton-Wenham (11-7) 1. Lowell Catholic (14-4) 4. Manchester-Essex (14-6) 1. Bishop Connolly (13-1)


Norwood Man Gets Dinner After Fatal Hit-And-Run: Prosecution

SOMERVILLE, MA — After a Norwood man struck and killed a woman with his pickup truck, he didn't stop, prosecutors said. Instead, prosecutors said Edward, Clark, 55, went out for dinner with his girlfriend, the Boston Globe reported. Prosecutors said Clark also made a stop at Home Depot to buy suppli


Walpole Town Meeting to mull athletic fields

WALPOLE — An athletic fields project and the town budget are among the items to be taken up at Walpole's Spring Town Meeting this year. The town made available the 22-article warrant for the May 6 meeting earlier this month.


Two charged with club disturbance, fleeing police in Brockton

BROCKTON — Police arrested two brothers from Dorchester after they say the pair caused a disturbance at a downtown club and led officers on a foot chase early Saturday morning.


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


Exhibit For 4 Presidents Born In Norfolk County Opening In Dedham

DEDHAM, MA — A new presidential exhibit is opening at the Dedham Historical Society and Museum just in time for Presidents Day. The exhibit, which the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds helped put together, includes a storyboard display of the four U.S. presidents from Norfolk County.


Foster's Top 'Dog on the court

Devin Foster broke the all-time Canton High boys basketball scoring record Friday night against Milford High, but it didn't come easy. It did come early, though, on a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 3:38 left in the opening period, but only after Foster's first two shots ended in an air-ball


Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Brockton

BROCKTON — A Brockton man suffered non-life threatening injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street Friday night, police say. At 9:10 p.m., Brockton police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck on North Main Street near Saint Theresa Church. Brockton fire and EMS offic


Local activities for February school vacation

No trip to Disney for February school vacation? Here are some local ways to have fun. Vacation programs — Feb. 19-22, Dedham Community House, 671 High St. Kids will participate in daily activities that may include sports, arts and crafts, games, science, sledding and more. Sign your kids up for a sm


2 injured after truck crashes through restaurant window in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - Two people are being treated for injuries after a truck crashed into a restaurant in Weymouth on Saturday. Weymouth fire officials responding to Skillet on Main Street about 11:30 a.m. believe a driver in the parking lot accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake, causing


Overnight shooting in Woburn leads to arrest of Dorchester man

WOBURN, Mass. - A Dorchester man was arrested and charged in a shooting in Woburn overnight Saturday, according to an official release from the town’s police department. Asa Cooper, 28, faces five charges stemming from the incident: assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing injury, assault


Gang member from Randolph charged with drug traficking, assault

Men from Randolph and Fall River with ties to Boston-area gangs were arrested by Fall River and state police on drug trafficking and assault charges Feb. 13. Police arrested James Mendes, 27, of Randolph, and Tyre J. Wade, 27, of Fall River after officers spotted a 2011 Mercedes the two men were kno


WBZ Sources: Three Arrested In Connection To White Supremacy Flyers

BOSTON (CBS) – Three men were arrested in East Boston on Friday night. WBZ sources say the arrests were in connection with the anti-immigration flyers that had been posted around the neighborhood.


Family seeks justice at candlelight vigil for Quincy father of 3 killed in bar fight

QUINCY, MASS. (WHDH) - A devastated family is looking for answers after a beloved father of three died following a large fight outside an American Legion in Quincy last month. The community came together at a candlelight vigil Friday night to remember 44-year-old Chris McCallum, of Bridgewater, who


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