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Jose Agosto sentenced to federal prison after stealing man's identity, threatening to kill victim's family 'one by one'
Jose Agosto pleaded guilty in January to four counts of wire fraud, four counts of misusing a Social Security number, three counts of making false statements relating to health care services and five counts of aggravated identity theft.
Woman honored after saving man stuck between two rail cars in Gardner
Ringuette said the incident, which occurred at the railroad tracks on West Broadway over the weekend, happened “so fast” that she wasn’t thinking about putting herself in harm’s way.
Museum Day: Get Into 55 Massachusetts Museums For Free On Saturday
Saturday is@SmithsonianMag's#MuseumDay! Over 1,475 museums will offer free admission to ticket holders. Where will your curiosity lead you? Visit our website to find participating museums & download your ticket!— Museum Day (@MuseumDay)September 17, 2018
‘This one will never heal properly’: Police called on black UMass Amherst employee walking to his office
Reginald Andrade, a 14-year employee of the college, was walking to his office with his gym bag when someone anonymously called campus police.
Pipe pressure before gas explosions was 12 times too high
Credit: Mary SchwalmNORTH ANDOVER, MA. - SEPTEMBER 17: A resident talks to a Columbia Gas worker outside the meter to his home on Waverly Street, September 17, 2018 in North Andover, Massachusetts. Workers were going door to door to insure the meters were off and locked. (Photo By Mary Schwalm/Bosto
Stored for 40 Years! Pair of 1970 Plymouth Superbirds!
These two 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbirds were recently pulled them from their resting spot after 40 years of storage! They are up for bid separately on eBay and have already passed $100,000 combined. Located in Templeton, Massachusetts, the current owner has included over 100 photos of each ca
Lori Trahan Begins Her Campaign Against Rick Green For 3rd District Congressional Seat
Trahan widened her slim primary-night lead over her closest challenger, Dan Koh, after a district-wide recount ended Monday. The final tally gave Trahan 18,580 votes to Koh's 18,435.
Three face charges after Fitchburg drug raid
FITCHBURG -- Police executing a search warrant of a Bemis Road apartment on Sept. 13 allegedly seized over 300 grams of heroin and several rounds of ammunition, leading to charges being pressed against three people, according to court documents.
Remnants of Florence prompting flash flood warnings, watches in Massachusetts
Widespread rainfall totals of 1-3 inches are anticipated but a narrow swath of 4-6 inches of rain is possible, which may fall in a very short period of time, according to the National Weather Service.
Gardner man gets up to 8 years for drug deal stabbing
The Telegram & Gazettereportsthat 23-year-old Francis Arbolay, of Gardner, was sentenced Monday. He had originally been charged with first-degree murder in the January 2016 stabbing death of 23-year-old Christopher Starkweather in Gardner. He was also charged with armed assault with intent to murder
LISTEN: 911 Calls of Fatal Cape Cod Shark Attack Released
Arthur Medici, 26, of Revere, was killed in the first fatal shark attack in Massachusetts since 1936
Welcome Worcester Red Sox Celebration Has Players, Fireworks
The City of Worcester is hosting a Worcester Red Sox celebration in conjunction with community partners on Monday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. on the Worcester Common Oval.
Dozens of Massachusetts excavators fined for Dig Safe violations
Massachusetts pipeline safety regulators issued around $275,000 in Dig Safe fines last week, with 79 excavators facing civil penalties.
Black UMass employee who had security called on him says 'somebody racially profiled me'
AMHERST -- Considering Reginald "Reg" Andrade has worked for the University of Massachusetts Amherst for 14 years, he had little reason to imagine his presence at the school last Fridaywould inspire a police response. Nonetheless, that's exactly what happened.
MGM Springfield pulls in $9.5 million from gambling in first week
BOSTON (AP) — MGM’s Massachusetts casino generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week open, state regulators reported Monday.The state Gaming Commission said in its monthly casino revenue report that MGM Springfield earned $2.1 million in gross revenues from table games like bla
Massive apartment fire leaves dozens displaced
More Local NewsMassive apartment fire leaves dozens displacedEvents Monday showcase preserving and restoring coastal watersMan taken into custody following active situation in PascoagREVERE, Mass (WPRI) -- At least 100 people have been displaced after a massive five-alarm fire tore through an apartm
Gamblers lost $10M in 9 days at MGM
Credit: Christopher EvansSPRINGFIELD, MA. - AUGUST 23: The MGM Springfield casino on August 23, 2018 in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Christopher Evans/Boston Herald)
Worcester case scenario: Mass. city celebrates as PawSox receive final approval for move
Joined by city and state officials, civic leaders and team representatives, Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez throws out a ‘first pitch’ as the city of Worcester celebrated the final approval, given from Major League Baseball on Monday, for the Pawtucket Red Sox to become the Worcester Red Sox fol
Person hit by car, seriously injured on I-495 in Franklin
FRANKLIN, Mass.- A person was hit by a car on the interstate in Franklin, according to Massachusetts State Police.
John Kerry is catching criticism for his comments on Bill Maher’s show
John Kerry’s book tour has led him onto HBO and into a bit of hot water.The former Massachusetts senator and U.S. secretary of state appeared on Friday night’s episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” and was asked about President Donald Trump’slatest criticismof hispost-career effortsto salvage the I