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Man sends police to family's home after threatening to kill hostages in prank

"Eight hostages, he's going to kill them all in 10 minutes," audio from the police scanner said. "He wants $10,000."

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 07:53:13

Wareham: Buzzards Bay Convicted In Connection With Deadly Motorcycle Crash

The charges stem from an incident that took place on May 29, 2016, after Traggis and the victim, 51-year-old Philip Rigney of Medway, were leaving Shenanigans bar and restaurant on Cranberry Highway in Wareham.

959WATD.COM - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Weekly police department arrests/reports 8/14/18

PROVINCETOWN– Provincetown Police report the following arrests for the past week:On August 8th at 10:17 p.m. Ofc. Michael McCauley arrestedGerald Particelli, 61, of Provicetown who was charged with

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-08-14 17:06:57

West Nile Virus Found in New Bedford Mosquito

NEW BEDFORD — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified the New Bedford Health Department of the finding of West Nile Virus in a primarily bird-biting mosquito sample obtained in the area of Oak Grove Cemetery, located at 185 Parker Street in New Bedford. In response to these

WBSM.COM - 2018-08-14 14:37:29

Falmouth Women Arraigned On Drug Charges

Two Falmouth women were arraigned on drug charges at Falmouth District Court on Monday, August 13,following an investigation by the Mashpee Police Department.During July and August, the Massachusetts State Police Cape Cod Drug Task Force Unit conducted an investigation into heroin and fentanyl distr

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-08-14 15:56:00

BREAKING: Bourne Bridge Maintenance Work Delayed Until Spring

The Army Corps of Engineers announced the decision today, along with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Corps and MassDOT to continue conversations and the sharing of information regarding the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges, including scheduled maintenance and future project devel

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-08-14 18:01:37

Need help maintaining a clean home? - Wareham

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VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

MassDOT Working Group Recommends Replacement of Canal Bridges

“The fact that the bridges had a lifespan of 50 years and now they are 85 years old, and because of the fact that they are the only ways to get on and off Cape Cod for automotive traffic, I’m pretty confident that we are going to have a report from them that says we should replace the bridges,” Hunt


Man threatened to kill ‘hostages’ in apparent prank, police say

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. —Officers carrying rifles surrounded the home in the quiet cul-de-sac neighborhood.The Enterprisereports they were given an ultimatum – deliver $10,000 to the house or eight supposed hostages inside would die.AdvertisementWhat was a tense situation early Tuesday morning on Aldrich

WCVB - 2018-08-14 13:19:00

Man sentenced for violent stabbing of a former roommate

David Figueroa, 35 of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to a variety of charges in theassault of a 63-year-old victim.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-13 16:48:28



VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

New Bedford man connected to deadly cab shooting faces judge

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WJAR) —A man accused of trying to rob a cab driver is facing a judge Monday in New Bedford. Investigators say that crime led to a deadly shooting that’s now considered a potential case of self defense.Kyle Dawson, 23 of New Bedford, is behind bar since last Friday.Dawson is being

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-13 12:11:02

Triple M to Begin Selling Recreational Pot at Plymouth Location

Pending satisfactory inspections by the CCC, and approvals from the Department of Public Health to transfer marijuana from medical use to recreational, triple m plans to open by october 15, 2018.


Man charged with assaulting, robbing woman in Wareham motel

Roland GervaisWAREHAM– In the early morning hours of Sunday, July 29, at about 4:15 a.m. a female was beaten and robbed at the Rosewood Motel in Wareham. The attack was vicious and resulted in serious injuries to the victim, however the incident was not reported to Wareham Police Department until Ju


Plymouth Police seeking help in finding missing man

Howard Barnes, 75, has been missing since 6:30 p.m. and was driving a 2017 Nissan Murano with Massachusetts plates 3WZ495.


State Representative announces Wareham office hours - Wareham

State Representative Susan Williams Gifford (R-Wareham) will hold district office hours on Aug. 21 from noon to 1 p.m. at 191 Main St., suite 213F, Wareham. At this meeting, residents will be able to meet with the representative or her legislative aide, one-on-one.


Man’s lost ring found in pond 45 years later

Pelrine was devastated. It was his gold class ring, complete with his engraved signature, from the Franklin Institute in Boston. He had only received it two years earlier, when he graduated in 1971 with a degree in civil engineering.

WCVB - 2018-08-13 12:29:00

Promotions announced at Wareham Police

Sgt. Steven Soqui, Officer Kyle Gomes, Officer Justin Silveira, and Lt. Walter Correia.


Police Called To East Sandwich For Unicorn Sighting

The inflatable unicorn is connected to a hose so water can spray out of its mouth.COURTESY NATHAN REIDAn East Sandwich resident called police to report seeing an animal resembling a unicorn in his yard last Thursday, August 2.Police responded to the home on Edward Kelly Road at 6:15 PM.Ultimately, t


No Word on When Buzzards Bay Park ‘Splash Pad’ Will Re-Open

Since that incident, survey crews and town officials have been investigating ways to make the ‘Splash Pad’ section of the park safer, but the process is taking longer than residents, and visitors have anticipated.