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POLICE LOG for February 20: Billerica Woman Arrested For Egregious OUI; New York Man Arrested

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Wednesday, February 20, 2019:. Russell N. Sky (Brooklyn, NY) was arrested on a warrant. Sky was arrested in the Burger King parking lot. (1:12am)


Huge Gun Show Returns To Wilmington On March 2-3

WILMINGTON, MA — Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) will host a firearm and knife show, featuring 500 tables, on Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9am-3pm.


SELECTMEN NEWS: Wilmington Sues Pharmaceutical Companies Over Their Role In The Opioid Epidemic

WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington has joined more than 100 Massachusetts communities in filing litigation against the manufacturers and distributors of pharmaceutical drugs for their role in the opioid epidemic.


Wilmington’s Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast Set For April 13

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Sons of Italy will hold its 14th Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast on Sunday, April 13, 2019 at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).


Carlisle Boy, 9, Dies On Montana Ski Slope

CARLISLE, MA — A 9-year-old boy died after hitting a tree on a ski slope in Montana, authorities said. The boy, whose name was not released, was reported missing by his dad Tuesday afternoon near on the Big Sky Ski Resort. The boy was then found in a tree well, having died due to the blunt force tra


2 Boston police supervisors on leave in connection with payroll probe

Two Boston police supervisors have been placed on paid leave pending an ongoing investigation into overtime and payroll abuse that has already targeted other officers, according to the department.


2 killed after small plane crashes, catches fire at Massachusetts airport: police

Two people were killed when a small plane crashed and caught fire Saturday afternoon at a Massachusetts airport, officials said. Authorities arrived at the scene, at Mansfield Airport, about 12:36 p.m., Massachusetts State Police said on Twitter.


Wilmington's Housing Market Is 7th Healthiest In U.S.

WILMINGTON, MA -- A report by the financial services company SmartAsset ranks Wilmington's housing market the best in Massachusetts and the seventh best in the U.S. A low percentage of homes with negative equity and a lower percentage of homes with decreasing values helped land Wilmington on the lis


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Developer Pitches New Shopping Plaza For Wilmington

WILMINGTON, MA -- While Wilmington leaders have struggled to attract business to the central, Route 38 corridor, Ballardville Street continues to thrive. The developer Mapvale LLC plans to break ground this spring on a new plaza near the juncture of Route 125 that will feature one and possibly two r


Second Boston billionaire linked to Florida prostitution ring

The billionaire founder of a Boston-based equity firm joins Patriots owner Robert Kraft as one of the ultra-rich caught up in the months-long police probe of Florida massage parlors, authorities said.


BOYS BASKETBALL: Final regular season North and South rankings

Here are the final regular season Super Six boys basketball rankings for the North and South. Coaches and/or athletic directors are encouraged to report their postseason scores to the Boston Herald.


Winchester man held in ICE custody, facing deportation

A Winchester man, arrested by Winchester Police on charges of child pornography, is being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and is facing deportation for illegally residing in the United States.


Man accused of raping boy in Massachusetts found guilty of illegal reentry

A Guatemalan national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to illegally reentering the United States after deportation. Octaviano Boche, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry of a previously deported alien. U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin scheduled sentencing for


From soup to rides, Lowell WinterFest again pleases

Chocolate-covered bacon -- something so unique and wonderful that it could serve as a metaphor for 2019's WinterFest, where people enjoyed, among other things -- chocolate-covered bacon.


Lawrence Man Charged With Trafficking Fentanyl

LAWRENCE, MA- A Lawrence man was trafficking drugs when police seized approximately 532 grams of fentanyl, according to state police. Members of the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, the Lawrence Police Street Narcotics Unit, and an FBI gang task force, with assistance from New Hampshire State P


Four arrested after police pursuit involving stolen car on I-93

Four people were arrested after a police pursuit involving a stolen car on I-93 in Boston, police say. Massachusetts State Police say a trooper saw a car exiting the tunnel on I-93 southbound, and a query showed the car had been stolen in Lynn on Tuesday.


Super Eight tournament: 2019 field selected and seeded

FRANKLIN — The MIAA Ice Hockey Committee selected and seeded the field for the 2019 Super Eight tournament Saturday. BC High and Pope Francis were unanimous selections into the field, while 12 more teams received nominations.


New Retail Plaza With 1-2 Restaurants Coming To Ballardvale Street

WILMINGTON, MA — The construction of a new retail plaza on the corner of Ballardvale Street and Route 125 is likely to begin this spring. The applicant for the proposed 9,912-square foot, single-story retail building at 196 Ballardvale Street was recently in front of the Board of Appeals to receive


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,