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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 01:26 PM EST

Months After Massachusetts Gas Explosions, Normalcy Far Off

Months After Massachusetts Gas Explosions, Normalcy Far Off

Some Massachusetts homeowners and small businesses are still struggling to return to normalcy after September's dramatic gas pipeline explosions, even as the utility responsible says the vast majority of...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:28 PM EST

Brookline's Newbury College Closing This Spring

Brookline's Newbury College Closing This Spring

Newbury College in Brookline, Massachusetts, announced Friday that it will close its doors at the end of the academic year due to financial concerns.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST

Paramedics Deliver Twins Near I-190 in Sterling

Paramedics Deliver Twins Near I-190 in Sterling

An expecting Massachusetts mother received quite a surprise Friday morning when her twins decided to not wait for her to get to the hospital. The Leominster mom and her husband had been heading to UMass...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:29 AM EST

Hingham Police Bid Farewell to K-9 Axel

Hingham Police Bid Farewell to K-9 Axel

The Hingham Police Department announced the death of K-9 Axel on their Facebook page.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:59 AM EST

Officer, K-9 Companion Stop Robbery in Dorchester

Officer, K-9 Companion Stop Robbery in Dorchester

An MBTA Transit Police Officer and his furry companion stopped a robbery in Dorchester Thursday evening.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:02 PM EST

Mass. Native Seriously Injured in Hawaii Plane Crash

Mass. Native Seriously Injured in Hawaii Plane Crash

An Andover, Massachusetts native was seriously injured in a plane crash off the Hawaii coast on Wednesday. Matt Pothier, a 47-year-old Hawaii Air National Guard civilian contractor, is in serious condition...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:42 AM EST

Syringes Found in Roxbury Schoolyard: Report

Syringes Found in Roxbury Schoolyard: Report

Two discarded needles were reportedly found in a Roxbury schoolyard on Thursday, causing concern and complaints.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 09:15 AM EST

Man Fatally Stabbed in Palmer, Mass.; Suspect in Custody

Man Fatally Stabbed in Palmer, Mass.; Suspect in Custody

Police are investigating a deadly stabbing in Palmer. Local police say they responded to a home in the Thorndike section of town at about 8 p.m. Thursday where they found a 43-year-old man suffering from...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:59 AM EST

Tractor-Trailer Driver Hospitalized, Cited for Bridge Crash

Tractor-Trailer Driver Hospitalized, Cited for Bridge Crash

A tractor-trailer caused a traffic jam Friday morning after it got stuck under a low clearance bridge in Westwood, Massachusetts.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:27 PM EST

Firefighters, Community Pay Respects to Christopher Roy

Firefighters, Community Pay Respects to Christopher Roy

The grieving Worcester, Massachusetts community is saying goodbye to a fallen hero with calling hours on Friday and a funeral on Saturday.

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