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Lawyer: Methuen police superiors contract 'unenforceable'
METHUEN — A law firm retained by the City Council issued an opinion Monday saying the police superior union's contract is “unenforceable.” The City Council hired Valerio, Dominello & Hillman LLC — a Westwood-based firm specializing in labor and employment law — amid the ongoing police pay dispute th
Baker taps McDermott as Norfolk County sheriff
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker has named Jerry McDermott, a former Eversource executive, Boston City Council member, and state director for former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, as sheriff of Norfolk County.
Suspect apprehended in killing of man found dead in river
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say an upstate New York man suspected in a slaying last week has been found hiding near the Canadian border. Ticonderoga police and New York State Police say they apprehended 38-year-old Michael LaRock Monday afternoon at a home in Norfolk in St. Lawrence County.
Doria Ragland steps out in LA after 'turning down the Queen's invitation to spend Christmas with the royals and pregnant daughter Meghan in the UK'
Meghan Markle's mother was spotted getting on with business as usual on Monday, heading out to run errands in the week leading up to Christmas Day. Doria Ragland's appearance in Los Angeles came on the same day it was confirmed she will not spend Christmas with the British royals this year, despite
Franklin Resources (BEN) & Westwood Holdings Group (WHG) Financial Comparison
Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) and Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitabili
5 New Properties For Sale In The Westwood Area
WESTWOOD, MA — Looking for a new house nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings again and again? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
Baker taps former city councilor as Norfolk County sheriff
Governor Charlie Baker is tapping a former Boston councilor and aide to then-Senator Scott Brown to serve as Norfolk County sheriff, filling a role long held by a Democrat. Jerry McDermott, a Westwood resident who currently serves as chief of staff in the state agency responsible for managing state
Norfolk man arrested after threatening neighbors with rifle over parking space
NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) - Authorities arrested a Norfolk man Sunday night after he threatened his neighbors with a rifle over parking space. At around 8 p.m., December 16, Norfolk Police officers were called to the 200 block of south 16 Street after receiving reports of a male subject using a rifle to
Braintree Woman 1 of 2 Killed In Wrong-Way I-95 Crash
STONINGTON, CT — A Braintree woman was among two killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 95 between exits 91 and 92, on Sunday. Connecticut State Police identities the victims as Lorna Valcin, 26, of Braintree and Eric Ramakers, 27, of Phoenix, Arizona. Three others suffered serious injuries.
Police: 2 hospitalized after stabbing at Bridgewater home, suspect arrested at scene
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. - Two people suffered serious injuries after a man who police said was visiting a couple from Florida began stabbing one of them early Monday. Bridgewater Police Chief Thomas Levy said officials responded to a 911 call around 5 a.m. for reports of a stabbing on Yoke Road and found
Possible Shots Fired, Police Investigating In Easton
EASTON, MA — Early police scanners reported a man with a gun and a possible shooting near Bay Road and Allen Street at 2:16 p.m.. Police closed down the area for a police investigation.
Daily Red Sox Links: Luxury Tax, Joe Kelly, London Series
The luxury tax payments came in and the Red Sox had to pay a whopping $12 million in taxes. In other words, they had to pay a little less than what they’re paying for their first base platoon. (NBC Sports Boston)
Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, William and Harry WILL spend Christmas together, Palace confirms
There has been a LOT of talk about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Christmas plans in the last few weeks amid rumours they've fallen out with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Jason A. Charter, 37, of Norfolk
NORFOLK – Jason A. Charter, 37, of River Road passed away Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Jason was born November 9, 1981 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Melvin and Debra (Eurto) Charter. He was a 2001 graduate of Norwood-Norfolk High School. He loved spendi
Remember that train bridge in Westwood that the state gave more clearance to so trucks would stop ramming it?
That has always been one of my top C&H strips. Right up there with the one about black and white photography. Perhaps when they lower the road underneath the bridge, that will help, but I don't know. They raised it another three feet and it is still happening.
Harry and Meghan reject William and Kate’s offer of a place to stay at Christmas
Prince Harry and Meghan have snubbed Prince William and Kate this year and now won’t be staying with them over Christmas, it has emerged. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to have turned down the option of staying with the Cambridges at their vast Norfolk estate Anmer Hall.
Roxbury man arrested in Georgia for June double-homicide
A 20-year-old Roxbury man was arrested Friday in Georgia on two counts of murder related to a June double-homicide in Brighton, according to Boston police. Nicholas Antoine was wanted on a felony warrant issued in Suffolk Superior Court following the killings of Wilfred Peters, 26, of Brighton, and
Catholic school teacher placed on leave over inappropriate conduct allegation
A music teacher for two South Shore catholic schools has been placed on paid leave pending an investigation stemming from an allegation of inappropriate conduct with a student. The alleged interaction occurred with a student at St. Paul School in Hingham, according to a letter to the school communit
Virginia woman fatally struck by semi on WV turnpike following alleged domestic dispute
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WVNS) - A Virginia woman is dead after being struck by a tractor-trailer on I-77 in Raleigh County. According to a press release from West Virginia State Police, D’nessa Mercado of Norfolk, Virginia and her husband, Bryan Mercado, were traveling northbound on the West Virginia Tu
Royal Family Releases Adorable Christmas Card Photos
Prince William and his wife Kate shared their 2018 Christmas card photo Friday and it features their three adorable children. Five-year-old Prince George, 3-year-old Princess Charlotte and 7-month-old Prince Louis all grin for the camera for the family's photo. With their parents, they posed on a tr