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Your Favorite Local Ice Cream Stands Are Opening

Find out whether your favorite local ice cream stand has opened its doors for the season.

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    Your Favorite Local Ice Cream Stands Are Opening
    NBC 5

    As spring approaches, delicious ice cream is a must. We checked with all of your favorite seasonal local stands from across New England to find out when you can get a mouthful of their most delectable flavors.

    MASSACHUSETTS

    Cape Cod

    Cape Cod Creamery - 5 Theater Colony Rd., South Yarmouth : April 13

    Body-Cam Footage Shows Baby Rescued From Plastic Bag

    [NATL] Baby Rescued From Plastic Bag in Georgia, Body-Cam Footage Shows

    Georgia sheriff's office released dramatic body-cam video showing the rescue of a newborn girl who was found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods.

    (Published Wednesday, June 26, 2019)

    Cape Cod Creamery - 645 Iyannough Rd., Hyannis : Mid April (specific date to be announced soon)

    Kate's Fried Seafood and Ice Cream - 284 Paines Creek Rd., Brewster : May 27

    The Shipwreck Ice Cream - 2 Freezer Rd., Sandwich : OPEN

    Short 'n' Sweet - 2334 Main St., South Chatham : May 10

    Sundae School Homemade Ice Cream - 381 Lower County Rd., Dennisport, MA : May 4

    Sundae School Homemade Ice Cream - 606 Main St., Harwich Port : May 27

    Sundae School Homemade Ice Cream - 210 Main St., East Orleans : May 27

    Twin Acres Ice Cream Shoppe - 21 Route 6A, Sandwich : OPEN

    Worcester County

    Christopher's Homemade Ice Cream - 22 West St., Millbury : March 23

    Gibby's Famous Ice Cream at Gibson's Farm - 50 Sunderland Rd., Worcester : First week of April

    Meola's Wayside Ice Cream - 165 W Boylston St., West Boylston : OPEN

    Mom Kills Son While Playing Chicken

    [NATL] Mom Kills Son While Playing Chicken
    A Texas mother is accused of killing her 3-year old son after running him over with an SUV during a game of "chicken".
    (Published Tuesday, June 25, 2019)

    Rota Springs Farm - 117 Chace Hill Rd., Sterling : OPEN

    Uhlman's Ice Cream - 232 East Main St., Westborough : OPEN

    West End Creamery - 481 Purgatory Rd., Whitinsville : April 5

    Middlesex County

    Dairy Joy - 331 North Ave., Weston : March 23 (expected)

    Kimball Farm - 400 Littleton Rd., Westford : March 28

    US Attorney Lays Out Next Steps After Billion-Dollar Cocaine Bust

    [NATL] US Attorney Lays Out Next Steps After Billion-Dollar Cocaine Bust

    Bill McSwain, United States Attorney for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, addressed the media Friday following a billion-dollar cocaine seizure at the Philadelphia seaport.

    (Published Friday, June 21, 2019)

    Kimball Farm - 1543 Lunenburg Rd., Lancaster : April 4

    Kimball Farm - 343 Bedford Rd., Carlisle : April 4

    Sully's Ice Cream Stand - 55 Graniteville Rd., Chelmsford : OPEN

    Bristol County

    Acushnet Creamery - 264 Main St., Acushnet : OPEN

    Acushnet Creamery - 230-248R Macarthur Dr., New Bedford : May (specific date to be announced soon)

    Police Commissioner After Billion-Dollar Bust: ‘You Have to Talk About the Violence’

    [NATL] Police Commissioner After Billion-Dollar Bust: ‘You Have to Talk About the Violence’
    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross addressed the media Friday following a billion-dollar cocaine seizure at the Philadelphia seaport.
    (Published Friday, June 21, 2019)

    Acushnet Creamery - 1 Bridge St., South Dartmouth : May (specific date to be announced soon)

    Country Whip - 1173 Main St., Acushnet : March 21

    Eskimo King - 29 Market St., Swansea : March 30

    The Ice Cream Barn - 289 Locust St., Swansea : OPEN

    Somerset Creamery - 1931 GAR Hwy., Somerset : OPEN

    Somerset Creamery - 146 County St., Somerset : OPEN

    Facebook Announces New Cryptocurrency 'Libra'

    [NATL] Facebook Announces New Cryptocurrency 'Libra'
    Facebook has announced plans to enter the banking business by launching a new digital currency. The social media giant says it wants to make sending money around the world as easy as sending a photo or message with the new "Libra" cryptocurrency.
     
    (Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019)

    Somerset Creamery - 1268 Rte. 28A, Cataumet (Barnstable County): April 5

    Tom & Jimmy's Ice Cream - 337 Winthrop St., Taunton : OPEN

    Uncle Ed's Front Porch - 116 Winthrop St., Rehoboth : OPEN

    116 Winthrop St., Rehoboth116 Winthrop St., Rehoboth : OPEN

     

    Plymouth County

    10-Year-Old Drag Queen 'Sparkles' in Portland Pride Parade

    [NATL] 10-Year-Old Drag Queen 'Sparkles' in Portland Pride Parade

    An LGBTQ+ group offered protection for a 10-year-old drag queen at Portland, Oregon’s, Pride Parade, after online backlash had their family fearing for their safety. Sparkle, who uses the pronouns they/them, had received a lot of support online, but after an all-ages drag show performance, Sparkle, and her mother Michelle Porter, started to receive hateful comments online.

    (Published Monday, June 17, 2019)

    Dairy Twist - 580 Washington St., Pembroke : April 1

    Farfar's Danish Ice Cream - 272 St George St., Duxbury : May (specific date to be announced soon)

    Heidi's Hollow - 165 Liberty St., Hanson : OPEN

    Hornstra Farms Dairy Bar - 246 Prospect St., Norwell : April 1 (weather permitting)

    Oxford Creamery - 98 County Rd., Rt 6 Mattapoisett : April 11

    Perry's Last Stand - 2704 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham : April 12

    CDC Issues Travel Warning To and From Europe

    [NATL] CDC Issues Travel Warning to and From Europe

    A new Centers for Disease Control report is raising concerns that travelers visiting Europe could bring home not just memories, but potentially new measles cases. Health experts say the region is experiencing a spike in measles, up 300 percent in the first three months of this year compared to the same time frame of last year. 

    (Published Tuesday, June 18, 2019)

    Sugar Hill Dairy at Hanson Farm - 602 Pleasant St., Bridgewater : April 13

    Norfolk County

    Black Cow Ice Cream - 1397 Main St., Millis : April 13

    Bubbling Brook Restaurant and Ice Cream Stand - 1652 High St., Westwood: OPEN

    Frozen Freddies - 435 Washington St., Quincy : March 26

    Scoops at Watson's Candy - 761 Main St., Walpole : April 26

    No Religious Exemptions for Measles Vaccines

    [NATL] No Religious Exemptions for Measles Vaccines

    A new law signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday ends religious exemptions for vaccinations for school children.

     
    The move comes as New York battles its worst measles outbreak in decades.
    (Published Friday, June 14, 2019)

    Essex County

    Benson's Homemade Ice Cream - 181 Washington St., Boxford : April 1

    Carter's Ice Cream - 534 Salem St., Haverhill : OPEN

    Dairy Witch - 115 Boston St., Salem : April 14

    DownRiver Ice Cream - 241 John Wise Ave., Essex : OPEN

    Hodgie's Ice Cream - 71 Haverhill Rd., Amesbury : April 6

    Jeff and Maria's Old Fashioned Ice Cream and Food - 918 Salem St., Groveland : March 21

    Soc's Ice Cream - 67 Lynn Fells Pkwy., Saugus : OPEN

    White Farms Ice Cream - 326 High St., Ipswich : OPEN

    NEW HAMPSHIRE

    Annabelle's Natural Ice Cream - 49 Ceres St., Portsmouth : April 1

    The Big 1 Ice Cream Stand - 185 Concord St., Nashua : OPEN

    Deer Cap Ice Cream - 1275 Rte. 16, Ossipee : Memorial Day Weekend

    Hayward's Homemade Ice Cream  - 7 Daniel Webster Hwy., Nashua : OPEN

    Hayward's Homemade Ice Cream - 364 Daniel Webster Hwy., Merrimack (new location) : OPEN 

    Hayward's Ice Cream of Milford - 383 Elm St., Milford : OPEN 

    Kimball Farm - 158 Turnpike Rd., Jaffrey : April 11

    Lago's Ice Cream - 71 Lafayette Rd., Rye : OPEN

    Memories Ice Cream - 95 Exeter Rd., Kingston : OPEN

    Rock Salt Creamery - 16 Parker Hill Rd., Sanbornton : OPEN

    Sanctuary Dairy Farm Ice Cream - 209 Rte. 103, Sunapee : May 10

    Twin Lanterns Dairy Bar - 239 Amesbury Rd., Kensington : April 1 (weather permitting)

    RHODE ISLAND

    Brinkley's Ice Cream - 322 Main St., Wakefield : OPEN

    Brinkley's Ice Cream - 921 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett : End of April (expected)

    Lincoln Creamery - 276 Front St. #1, Lincoln : April 1

    MAINE

    Martel's Ice Cream and Mini Golf - 757 Portland Rd., Saco : April 4

    Red's Dairy Freeze - 167 Cottage Rd., South Portland : OPEN

    Scoop Deck Ice Cream - 6 Eldridge Rd., Wells : May 24

    Shaker Pond Ice Cream - 6 Smada Dr., Sanford : May 16

    CONNECTICUT

    Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream - 473 Shetucket Tpke., Griswold : OPEN

    Sweet Claude's Ice Cream - 828 S Main St., Cheshire : OPEN

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