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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:53 PM EST

Owl Struck by Car in Wayland, Mass.

Owl Struck by Car in Wayland, Mass.

Police officers responded to a call that an owl was struck by a vehicle Tuesday night in Wayland, Massachusetts. The owl was found between the area of Old Connecticut Path and Forest Hill Road. The bird had no...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 06:57 PM EST

Lawmakers Ask Utility to Halt Rate Hike After Gas Explosions

Lawmakers Ask Utility to Halt Rate Hike After Gas Explosions

Members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation are criticizing Columbia Gas for a rate hike on Merrimack Valley customers affected by September's natural gas explosions. U.S. Sens. Edward Markey and...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 06:31 PM EST

Baker Explores Ways to Ease Burden on Federal Workers

Baker Explores Ways to Ease Burden on Federal Workers

With no clear answer as to when federal workers can expect their next paycheck, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is taking action and considering giving those impacted state benefits. Jeffery Davis, of Malden...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 05:08 PM EST

Bruce Springsteen Surprises Irish Pub Patrons in Boston

Bruce Springsteen Surprises Irish Pub Patrons in Boston

Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 03:42 PM EST

Two Children Hit by Car on the Way to School

Two Children Hit by Car on the Way to School

Two children were hit by a car on their way to school Monday morning in Fall River, Massachusetts according to Fall River Police.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 04:33 PM EST

Trahan Appointed to House Armed Services Committee

Trahan Appointed to House Armed Services Committee

One of the state's newest members of Congress has been appointed to a powerful committee. Democratic Rep. Lori Trahan — who represents the state's 3rd Congressional District including Lowell, Lawrence and...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 05:21 PM EST

Crews Battle Multi-Alarm Fire at Bolton Home

Crews Battle Multi-Alarm Fire at Bolton Home

The cause of a multi-alarm fire at a home in Bolton, Massachusetts, is under investigation. The fire at the two-and-a-half story residence on Sawyer Road broke out just before 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 07:14 PM EST

Off-Duty Police Officer Stops Purse Snatcher

Off-Duty Police Officer Stops Purse Snatcher

An off-duty Duxbury police officer stopped a purse theft in Hingham, Massachusetts on Friday, according to the Duxbury police department.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 06:37 PM EST

Man Convicted of Killing Teen Friend Seeks Parole

Man Convicted of Killing Teen Friend Seeks Parole

A Massachusetts man convicted of killing his teenage friend in 1981 is asking to be released from prison. George MacNeill, now in his 50s, was convicted of strangling Bonnie Sue Mitchell in Lynn when she was 15...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 06:59 PM EST

Judd-Stein Named as New Casino Regulator

Judd-Stein Named as New Casino Regulator

Gov. Charlie Baker named one of his administration's top lawyers to head the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Tuesday as the panel weighs a key decision on whether Wynn Resorts should keep its license to...

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