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Choosing between oil and gas to heat your home? Winchester moves to green heating and cooling options

Winchester resident David Fonseca has always been environmentally conscious, but in 2014 he took heating and cooling his home to a new level. Fonseca is an early adopter of smart heating and cooling technologies, a green and cost-efficient alternative for homes. He now heats his home and his hot wat


Local Shop Owner Struggles To Find Employees

WINCHESTER, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A local business owner is having such a hard time finding good employees that he’s forced to temporarily close up shop in Winchester. Three weeks ago Ehab Sadeek, owner of Bagel Land on Main Street tells WBZ NewsRadio that is started his operating hours to weekend


‘This is a disgrace’: Here’s what Mass. politicians are saying after the redacted Mueller report was released

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, albeit redacted, was released Thursday morning, and Massachusetts politicians were quick to criticize the redactions as well as Attorney General William Barr.


Winchester schools are hiring, teach director critical to district

Now that the operating override had passed, the school department is up against an important task -- hiring for the positions it advocated for. A typical timeline for hiring someone is four to six weeks, and most of the positions have hiring committees that vary in size, according to Laurie Kirby, d


Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men sent to prison for fentanyl trafficking

CONCORD — Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy. Steven Guerrero received a term of five years and nine months while Julio Saldana was sentenced to 11 ½ years behind bars. Guerrero and Saldana pl


Council approves funding for new teachers’ contract

WOBURN - The City Council last night appropriated the $980,000 needed to cover this year's portion of a three-year contract reached with the Woburn Teachers Association (WTA) late last month.


Chick-fil-A Grand Opening Thursday April 25th

My name is Mike Rose and along with my wife Nicky and our 7 Children we are thrilled to be the Owner and Operator of the Woburn Chick-fil-A! Having grown up in Newburyport and run restaurants my entire career, I am so excited to be a part of Chick-fil-A! We will employ over 100 team members and grow


Mass. doctor arrested for alleged sexual exploitation of 14-year-old boy

ATTLEBORO, Mass. - A New Bedford doctor has been arrested for the alleged sexual exploitation of an Attleboro boy. Attleboro Police began investigating in December 2018 after learning that a 14-year-old Attleboro boy had been sexually assaulted.


Lawmakers want hearings on Mueller report

BOSTON — Members of the state's congressional delegation are calling for hearings following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election.


Vehicle crashes into gas station convenience store

BROCKTON, Mass. — A vehicle crashed through the front window and into a gas station convenience store in Brockton on Thursday night. Video and photos from the scene showed the sedan partially inside the store, with the windows and entrance of the store smashed out.


Kodak Black Arrested for Possession of Marijuana, Glock 9mm While Crossing Border from Canada into U.S.

Kodak Black is currently behind bars after getting busted while traveling into the U.S. to try and make a scheduled show in Boston. The Niagara County Jail confirms Kodak is still in custody on a $20,000/$40,000 cash bond on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marij


Rapper failed to show for concert because he was arrested out of state, police say

BOSTON — Boston police are investigating after a brawl broke out outside the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street. Rapper Kodak Black was scheduled to perform two shows at the House of Blues, but he never appeared.


Massachusetts college recovers 80% of money stolen by hackers

WEST BARNSTABLE, Mass. - Cape Cod Community College has recovered more than 80 percent of the money stolen during a cyber-attack this past fall, according to an email dated Thursday from college president John Cox.


Taunton rated among safest cities in Massachusetts

TAUNTON — The Silver City is among the safest cities in Massachusetts, according to one study released by a home security rating organization on Tuesday. Taunton was ranked sixth in a study conducted by Safe Home using 2015 FBI uniform crime data and 2010 U.S. Census demographic data (which are the


Goldberg has family message for striking Stop & Shop workers

BOSTON -- Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, whose family founded Stop & Shop as a single grocery store in Boston's North End, will attend a rally with striking workers in Dorchester on Thursday where she says she will deliver a message from her parents who treated the company's workers like family.


John Cena, WWE icon and Massachusetts native, eyed to star in ‘Suicide Squad’ sequel

WWE wrestler John Cena is in talks to star in the followup to the superhero blockbuster “Suicide Squad.”. The West Newbury native and Springfield College graduate would join Margot Robbie and Idris Elba in the sequel to the 2016 Warner Bros. box office hit, Variety reported.


Malden man charged in violent sex assault set to face a judge

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Malden man charged in connection with a violent sexual assault in Boston’s South End in March is set for a dangerousness hearing Thursday. Anthony Smith-Pacheco, 24, underwent a court-ordered mental health evaluation following his March 19 arraignment on the charges of assault with


Car crashes into building in Brockton, shatters glass storefront

BROCKTON, Mass. - A car crashed right into a convenience store at a gas station on Belmont Street Thursday night. The crash occurred around 10 p.m. at 945 Belmont St., according to the Brockton Fire Department.


Opioid crisis in Massachusetts: Where we've been and where we're going

The death totals may be down compared to previous years, but the opioid crisis continues to kill. "People show up for treatment on Friday, don’t come on Tuesday, and then we find out later they died over the weekend,” said Dr. Genie Bailey, a psychiatrist who heads both the research department and m


10 illegal immigrants among 12 Bay State residents charged in benefit and fraud investigation

BOSTON (WHDH) - Twelve Bay State residents accused of using the identities of U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico to obtain public benefits are facing federal charges in connection with a massive investigation of document and benefit fraud, officials announced Thursday.