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Wilmington's McNabb retiring after 44 years in public housing work

WILMINGTON - The town of Wilmington has been called home to Wil-mington's Bob McNabb for over half a century. Now, he can get a little more time meandering around Wilmington, talking with old high school buddies and a host of other activities as he steps down from his role in administering to public

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 19:00:00

History: Wilmington's 9/11 tragedy, 90 years ago

Nearly three quarters of a century before the 9/11 tra-gedy of 2001, Wilmington was shocked by the Sept. 11, 1927 deaths of two firemen. Wilbur Sheldon and Rus-sell Pratt, were hit by bricks when a stream of water from a fire hose hit a red-hot chimney. The fire was in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Armed Woman Surrenders Peacefully After Standoff With Wilmington Police, SWAT Team

WILMINGTON, MA -- The Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council SWAT Team was called to Wilmington Saturday morning after a 67-year-old woman barricaded herself in a Houghton Road house. The woman was armed with a rifle, according to a statement by Wilmington Police. Wilmington Police were

PATCH - 2017-09-24 01:07:57

Wilmington Officials To Hear More Details About Proposed Detox Facility

WILMINGTON, MA -- The Board of Selectmen are scheduled to hear more about a drug treatment facility being proposed for a two-acre, vacant lot at 362 Middlesex Avenue near the MBTA commuter rail station when it holds its regular meeting Tuesday night. David Ray, who runs similar facilities in Wakefie

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:40:53

Feds pocket nearly $942k after fentanyl bust at Mass. apartment

The federal government grew nearly $942,000 richer this week, when a U.S. District Court judge approved the forfeiture of cash that police discovered when they raided a suspected Nashua-area drug dealer's home in May, according to court records. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents found the

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 04:49:00

Man shot, killed in Boston's South End

Boston police are investigating a deadly shooting in the South End. Officers responded to a call about a person who was shot in the area of Southampton and Topeka streets, nearby the Massachusetts Avenue Connector. Police said they found a man in his 30s suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken

WCVB - 2017-09-24 15:25:00

Wack A Few Weeds and Mystery House Is Revealed

So that's what it looks like. The mystery house, otherwise known as 28 Redfield Road, otherwise known as 0 Brook Street, was revealed this past week after a landscape crew came in and cleared the jungle surrounding the property. The before-and-after photos of the empty property are dramatic. The sto

PATCH - 2017-09-24 16:04:47

Near Record Warmth Continues With Fall on Pause

With less and less daylight it's more and more difficult to see temperatures reach the 90s this time of year. If you live right at the coast, temperatures stayed in the 70s. Southern New Hampshire and the Merrimack Valley were HOT! As of this blog post, Boston was in the 90s. Throughout New England:

NECN - 2017-09-24 22:44:51

Police Investigating Suspicious Death in Revere

A woman was found dead in a Grand View Avenue home late Saturday afternoon, and a preliminary examination revealed signs of trauma. Revere Police and Massachusetts State Police homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious death of the woman, whose name is not being released pending family no

NECN - 2017-09-24 02:54:51

Haitian community rallies in support of Walsh

Walsh and supporters gathered in Mattapan Square. Maddie Kilgannon photo Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off the last weekend before Tuesday's preliminary election at a rally with the Haitian community in Mattapan. Roughly 100 people attended Saturday morning's rally on Blue Hill Avenue for Walsh's reelec

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2017-09-24 14:54:39

The ol' razzle-dazzle, times two

TEWKSBURY -- When you meet John and Chris Reynolds, the first thing you notice is their undeniable cuteness. The 7-year-old twins from Tewksbury are going to be sharing, not only their cuteness, but their talent, with tons of people after landing roles in "Norma" at the Metropolitan Opera in New Yor

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 10:35:09

Three at LC earn top PSAT scores

LOWELL -- Lowell Catholic offers sophomores and juniors an opportunity to take the PSAT exams to prepare them for the SATs as seniors. PSAT and SAT scores are one of the tools used as a predictor of a student's future college success. Three LC seniors -- Anthony Greico of Tewksbury, Susritha Koppa

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 10:35:41

From the ground up: Car dealership to move up Route 114, lower hill

PEABODY - The Kelly Infiniti dealership on Route 114 in Danvers is moving less than a half-mile up the road, into Peabody, but the new location's altitude will decrease after the hill at 1 Cross St. is lowered 20 feet. What was once North Shore Lincoln Mercury was purchased by Brian Kelly, presiden

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-24 21:00:00

Tactical police vests stir debate

DRACUT -- Dracut Police Chief Peter Bartlett looked down at a ballistic vest meant to protect his officers while on patrol. The dark vest, also known as an external carrier, is worn outside officers' uniforms and comes with different pouches for magazines and handcuffs. As part of a partnership wit

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-24 10:35:53

Anthony J. Duverger, 78

AUBURN - Anthony J. Duverger, 78, passed away peacefully at home September 12, 2017. He is survived by is loving wife of 55 years, Elaine (Manchester) Duverger, his daughter Deborah Brooks, son Albert Duverger and grandchildren Abby and Richard Paquin. His sister Doris Post predeceased him. Anthony

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 17:39:21

Fish council should expect pushback on whiting

The New England Fishery Management Council is set to convene its three-day September meetings here Tuesday for the first time since 2006 and if that doesn't get your heart beating a little faster, then maybe Arizona is more your speed. As the Gloucester Daily Times chronicled last week, the agenda i

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-24 21:40:00

Panel to hold hearing on physician-assisted death bills

Massachusetts lawmakers are again considering the emotionally charged question of physician-assisted death. The Legislature's Public Health Committee is scheduled to hear testimony Tuesday on legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to make a voluntary request of physicians for medicatio

WCVB - 2017-09-24 21:25:00

Scanner talk - and getting 'piggy' with it

FOR THOSE OF you out there who listen to the police and fire scanner to hear what is going on in the Twin Cities, occasionally you can only laugh out loud at some of the situations that prompt people to call public safety departments for emergency help. The notebook In the newsroom, the reporters

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:48

Knights on the Run going strong in 7th year

Any year now, Alex Coakley would like to relinquish her position as the race director for the Knights on the Run 5K, which is in its seventh year. If only she could. "I can't let it go until I find someone who will really want to get involved," said Coakley of the popular race, which will be on Oct.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Kids Get Close Up Look At Over 50 Emergency Response Vehicles At Safety Fair In Woburn: Photos

WOBURN, MA -- The Middlesex District Attorney's office is partnered with Lahey Health, Winchester Hospital and the Woburn Police to host a Back To School Safety Day at Kennedy Middle School Saturday. In addition to a wide range of safety resources, the event featured police dog demonstrations and a

PATCH - 2017-09-24 01:52:42