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Paula Sharaga, 69 of Cambridge, identified as cyclist who died after being hit by a cement truck in Boston

Police identified the cyclist who was killed after being hit by a cement truck in Boston Friday as Paula Sharaga, 69, of Cambridge. Sharaga was riding her bicycle in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood at about 1:45 p.m. Friday. She collided with a cement truck on Brookline Avenue and Park Drive, according


What's Open, Closed On President's Day In Burlington

BURLINGTON, MA -- Monday is President's Day, not to mention the first day of February vacation for public school students throughout Massachusetts. The holiday was actually established in 1885 to honor President George Washington. It was later renamed Presidents Day to celebrate the birthdays of bot


Woburn firefighters say pickup truck won't cut it as fire engine

WOBURN, Mass. - Woburn firefighters are concerned about how they answer calls when one of their fire trucks breaks down and they're worried the public's safety is at risk. At the Woburn Fire Department, the concerns surround what happened Thursday with an engine truck.


Police: Woburn Shooting Stemmed From Argument Over $10 Debt

WOBURN, MA -- A 28-year-old Dorchester man is facing charges following a shooting in Woburn early Saturday morning that Woburn Police says started over an argument about a $10 debt. Asa Cooper, 28, of Dorchester is being held without bail and will be arraigned Tuesday in Woburn District Court on cha


Street Match – Tori Kelly

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Man went out to dinner after killing woman in Somerville hit and run, prosecutors say

SOMERVILLE — After Edward Clark allegedly struck and killed 40-year-old Allison Donovan with his truck on a busy street here last week, he didn’t stop, authorities said. Instead, prosecutors asserted Friday, he kept driving to his girlfriend’s Medford residence, and the couple enjoyed a dinner out a


Reduced tax refunds surprise Massachusetts taxpayers

Greg Tully is 71 years old and for the first time in his working life he will not receive a federal tax refund. “Last year we got $631 back. This year we owed around $1,500,” he said.


Winchester center sees one of state's largest herring migrations

Walking to work through Winchester town center a few years ago, John Kilborn peered into the Mill Pond from the bridge on Main Street. He was stumped by a curious sight -- a fish was attempting to climb up the steps of the Center Falls Dam, but was unable to make the leap.


Video Of Man Accused Of Grabbing Girl In Cambridge: Police

CAMBRIDGE, MA —Police are releasing video of the two sisters under the age of 14 walking quickly down Williams Street with a man they didn't know in the hopes someone will recognize the man who the girls say grabbed one of them.


Beverly Man Rams Police Cruiser In Attempt To Flee

BEVERLY, MA -- A man was ordered held without bail after ramming a police cruiser, knocking over headstones in a cemetery and crashing into a tree as he tried to flee police Thursday morning. Beverly Police were looking for Juan Rodriguez, 45, of Hilltop Drive in Beverly, after his girlfriend went t


Shoulder Closed After Crash On I-95 In Woburn

WOBURN, MA -- Crews are on scene at a crash on Interstate 95 South near Exiut 35/Route 38 in Woburn. The shoulder on the highway is blocked as a result of the crash. Delays stretch back to the Route 28 exit in Reading.


AAA Gives 3 MA Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating

AAA has released its national lists of five- and four-star restaurants, and 14 restaurants in Massachusetts made one of the two lists. The five-star list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. In other words, just 0.2 pe


Applications for 2019 New England summer journalism workshop due Feb. 26

WOBURN, Massachusetts — The New England High School Journalism Collaborative will hold their all-expenses paid summer workshop for students interested in journalism for the 32nd year.


One Dead After Salem Construction Site Accident

SALEM, MA -- A construction worker at a construction site behind the former Knights of Columbus hall near Salem Common died from injuries sustained after he was pinned under a small excavator around 3 pm Friday afternoon. While the man, whose identity was not released, had no visible external injuri


Winchester Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

WINCHESTER, MA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Overcast throughout the day and windy in the afternoon.


AG: Massachusetts Couple Charged With Sex Trafficking at Salem Brothel

A Massachusetts couple is facing charges for allegedly trafficking women for sex at a Salem brothel that served as a front for human trafficking and money laundering, according to the attorney general's office.


Maynard police log: Feb. 4-10

The following are excerpts from the Maynard police log from Monday, Feb. 4, to Sunday, Feb. 10. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.


Traffic lights crash down at Middlesex Turnpike intersection in Burlington

About a dozen traffic lights hanging across the Middlesex Turnpike and Bedford Street intersection collapsed into the intersection on Thursday, Feb. 14. According to Wicked Local news partner WCVB, video shows a cable that held approximately 12 signals above the intersection, falling down just after


‘It Could’ve Killed Her’: 6-Year-Old Hurt By Ice From Tractor-Trailer

ANDOVER (CBS) – A Woburn mother says she’s grateful her 6-year-old escaped with only minor injuries after a large piece of ice shattered their car window on the highway Thursday, hurting her daughter.


Haggerty Named To Four Legislative Committees

From MA House of Reps: The Speaker of the House of Representatives Robert DeLeo recently announced committee assignments for the 191st General Court. Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has been appointed to several key committees. Rep. Haggerty will serve on the Joint Standing Committee f