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Wareham Police make heroic rescue of victim from fiery crash
WAREHAM – From Wareham Police: On Saturday December 8, at about 10:20 p.m. Wareham Police officers responded to the area of Minot Avenue and Indian Neck Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, Officer Christopher Corner found a vehicle with heavy damage and the engine on fire. T
Wareham Pot Shop To Open For Recreational Marijuana Sales On Monday
WAREHAM (CBS) — The first recreational marijuana retailer in the southeastern part of Massachusetts is set to open in Wareham on Monday. Wareham police confirmed to WBZ-TV that Verilife, a medical marijuana dispensary at 112 Main Street, will begin sales of recreational marijuana Monday. It will bec
Rollover crash on Route 25 in Wareham
– A two-vehicle crash caused one vehicle to go off the road and roll over. The crash happened shortly after 8 AM on Route 25 westbound between exits 3 and 2. No serious injuries were reported. State Police are investigating the crash.
Girl Left Home Alone After Gas Leak Closes Mashpee School
MASHPEE (CBS) – A school bus mix up left a little girl home alone and her father blames the Mashpee School District for the mistake. The 9-year-old girl was in class at Quashnet Elementary School when the school was forced to evacuate Tuesday.
FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass among states affected
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The FBI is investigating a series of bomb threats sent to businesses in several states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Massachusetts State Police tweeted out that its Fusion Center is tracking multiple threats across the state. However, police said there are no ind
Bourne Police -Deceptive Solicitation Alert
From the Bourne Police Department (verbatim) The Bourne Police Department took a report yesterday from a local business that was reporting a suspicious fundraising attempt utilizing the Bourne Patrolman’s Association name. During the fundraising attempt, the business owner was advised the caller was
MA probation officer charged with stalking CT state trooper
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A probation officer in Massachusetts is accused of stalking a Connecticut state trooper in Enfield. Marcus Cameron, 32, of Enfield, is being charged with third-degree stalking.
Written Decision Formalizes Solar Farm Denial
The denial of a Special Permit for a solar array field at 78 Wareham Street still stands, but on December 10 the Marion Planning Board gathered to review the language of a draft decision letter while two dissenting board members (and one Finance Committee member) voiced their disappointment with the
Massachusetts Infant Injured in Crash That Killed Sister Dies
A Massachusetts infant who was injured in a crash that killed her 5-year-old sister over the weekend passed away late Wednesday, Dec. 12. The 2-month-old girl, Natasha Mejia-Rivera, was at Massachusetts General Hospital but doctors were unable to save her life, Suffolk District Attorney John Pappas
Police rescue woman from burning car after crash in Wareham; driver to face charges
WAREHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Police rescued a woman from a burning car Saturday after a crash in Wareham, and the driver will face charges, police say. Officers responding about 10:20 p.m. to the area of Minot Avenue and Indian Neck Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident found a vehicle with heavy
1 Dead In Tanker Truck Rollover On Rt. 24
FALL RIVER, MA – One person died after a tanker truck rolled over on Rt. 24 Thursday morning, according to state police. The crash happened around 5:15 a.m. on the northbound side at Exit 8. A car was also involved in the crash.
Couple Keeps Holiday Tradition Alive in Marion
December 9 was the 25thyear of the Marion Holiday Stroll, an event originally conceptualized as a festive way for village businesses to give back to the communities they serve and that patronize their establishments. Which is why the Holiday Stroll is more than the extraordinary arrival of Santa via
Roofer faces more charges in area
WAREHAM — Matthew Will, 37, of Halifax, owner of Five Star Discount Roofing, was in Wareham District Court Friday, Dec. 7, facing six larceny-related charges stemming from two Middleborough Police Department complaints alleging he took deposits by check for roofing and household contract work from s
Verilife recreational marijuana facility nears opening in Wareham
WAREHAM - The Verilife Wareham facility is anticipating a Dec. 17 opening date for its recreational marijuana operation, Town Administrator Derek Sullivan told Selectmen Tuesday.
New Bedford Police Investigating West End Shooting
NEW BEDFORD — Police are investigating a shooting in New Bedford's West End on Wednesday. ShotSpotter, the City's gunshot detection system, alerted police to possible gunshots in the 70-block of Trinity Street at around 3:12 p.m.
New Bedford Drug Dealer and Illegal Gun User Sentenced To A Decade in Prison
A 24-year-old New Bedford man arrested twice during the past two years while in possession of an illegal firearm and large quantities of narcotics packaged for street sale was convicted of a litany of felony charges in Fall River Superior Court last week and sentenced to serve up to a decade in stat
Vacant house in West Bridgewater to be auctioned today
WEST BRIDGEWATER—Richard and Pamela Swanson bought a ranch-style house from a family member for $1 in 1984, according to records filed with the Plymouth County Register of Deeds.
New Bedford – #1 fishing port in the US, 7th lowest income in Massachusetts
Out of 39 cities and 312 towns in Massachusetts (351 total), New Bedford finished with the 7th lowest income in the state. According to the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2013-17) via The Boston Globe, the median household income in New Bedford was $40,626 – beating out only Lawrence
Six arrested on drug and weapon charges after search warrant executed in Falmouth
FALMOUTH – From Falmouth Police: A search warrant executed early Tuesday morning led to the arrest of six East Falmouth residents and the seizure of Cocaine, Suboxone, Xanax, cash and weapons.
Quashnet School in Mashpee evacuated, closed after another gas leak
– The Quashnet School was evacuated after a gas leak in the building for the second morning in a row. No injuries were reported. Officials decided to close the building for the day and send students home. A faulty boiler was blamed for a leak yesterday that sent two workers to the hospital for evalu