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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


Cambridge police officers credited with extinguishing house fire, evacuating residents

Three Cambridge police officers are being hailed for their quick actions at a house fire on Thursday. Officers responding to a reported structure fire on Thorndike Street about 4 a.m. used their fire extinguishers to knock down a blaze on the building’s exterior staircase before safely evacuating th


As strike enters second week, local Stop & Shop workers say resolve still strong

A week into their strike over an impasse in contract negotiations, Stop & Shop workers in the region on Thursday said their morale was still high, but frustrations were starting to show with no end to the stalemate in sight.


Woman, 60, struck, killed by MBTA bus in Chelsea

CHELSEA, Mass. — A woman was struck and killed early Thursday by a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus in Chelsea. The victim was with another person when she was struck at 5:40 a.m. near the Everett Avenue on-ramp to Route 1.


State Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over Woburn's Ledges Project

WOBURN, MA — Three state representatives and two state senators who represent Woburn and Wilmington have weighed in on the controversial Ledges housing project at 1062 Main Street in Woburn. In a letter sent earlier this month, the lawmakers urged the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protec


POLICE LOG for April 15: A Dunkins Stop Causes A Traffic Issue; Missing Man Located

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights of the Wilmington Police Log for Monday, April 15, 2019:. Police provided mutual aid via NEMLEC for Boston Marathon. (5:00am) A tractor trailer unit was blocking traffic on Lowell Street. Driver was inside Dunkin Donuts getting a coffee. He quickly moved his truc


‘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.


Austin Prep building a culture of success

For the Austin Prep baseball team, one word is beginning to define everything that the program encompasses: culture. A year after the 24-2 Cougars won the MIAA Division 3 title, there is a sense that this is only the beginning of success that may come. Despite the departure of talent such as Logan B


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.


Rapper Kodak Black Busted at Border on Gun and Weed Charges

Rapper Kodak Black, who is already facing a sexual-assault charge, was arrested Wednesday night at the U.S.-Canada border for possessing several guns and marijuana while on his way to a performance at Boston’s House of Blues, New York State Police told The Daily Beast.


Burlington Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

BURLINGTON, MA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Overcast throughout the day. Overcast throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.


Massachusetts Doctor Arrested for Paying 14-Year-Old for Sex

A Massachusetts doctor is facing charges for allegedly paying a 14-year-old boy for sex. Sujan Kayastha, 37, was arrested following a four-month investigation by the Attleboro Police Department. Authorities initiated the investigation after they received information that an Attleboro boy had been se


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.


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


Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on injured list

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Boston Red Sox will place second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day injured list, the team announced Thursday night. Pedroia, 35, began the season on the injured list with left knee inflammation.


Burlington man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

A former civilian employee of the Hanscom Air Force Base pleaded guilty Wednesday, April 17, in federal court in Boston in connection with possessing thousands of files depicting child pornography, including a manual titled “How to Practice Child Love.”


Two men arrested on firearms charges after shots were fired on Rogers Avenue in Lynn

LYNN — Two men were arrested on gun charges in connection with a shots fired incident on Rogers Avenue early Wednesday morning, police said. Ismael Peguero, 22, of Waltham, was charged with carrying a loaded firearm, possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, possession of a larg


Missing Harvard Law Professor Found By Police

Charles Ogletree, the Harvard Law professor known for representing Anita Hill and his work on race and the law, went missing earlier this week, prompting a police search that, thankfully, found the professor and returned him safely home.


Serious crash shuts down Everett Ave. on-ramp to Tobin Bridge in Chelsea

CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - A serious crash has shut down the Everett Avenue on-ramp to the Tobin Bridge in Chelsea. Authorities are on scene investigating an incident that appears to involve an MBTA bus.


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