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Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 11:27 PM EST

Case of Measles Confirmed in Lowell, Mass.

Case of Measles Confirmed in Lowell, Mass.

A case of measles was identified in a pediatric patient who visited the Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) in Lowell, Mass. on Nov. 8, officials confirm. The Lowell CHC is working with the Lowell...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 04:24 PM EST

Driver Killed After Car Crashes Into Pole, Rolls Over

Driver Killed After Car Crashes Into Pole, Rolls Over

A female driver was killed after the car she was operating hit a utility pole and rolled over just before 2 a.m. Saturday in Harwich, Massachusetts, local police say. Police say the crash occurred at the...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 01:47 PM EST

Red Sox Broadcaster Jerry Remy Announces He's Cancer Free

Red Sox Broadcaster Jerry Remy Announces He's Cancer Free

Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy announced Saturday morning he's now cancer free. "Friday was a very good day for me," he wrote on Twitter. "Had my first scan since going through treatments. Highly...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 07:16 PM EST

Utility Hosts Open Houses on Gas Explosion Recovery Efforts

Utility Hosts Open Houses on Gas Explosion Recovery Efforts

The natural gas company at the center of September's gas explosions and fires north of Boston hosted a series of community meetings. Columbia Gas of Massachusetts held open house events Saturday in Andover,...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 11:55 PM EST

Woman Charged in Alleged Plane Ticket Fraud

Woman Charged in Alleged Plane Ticket Fraud

A woman is accused of using her job at the airport to send family and friends on trips.

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 12:56 PM EST

70 Patients Displaced After Major Water Leak at Nursing Home

70 Patients Displaced After Major Water Leak at Nursing Home

Dozens of patients had to be moved after a major water leak Friday at a nursing home in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Fire officials said 75 patients were being moved from Bay Path Nursing Home on Kingstown Way. The...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 08:34 PM EST

Noisy Hotel Strike Leads to Complaints in Boston

Noisy Hotel Strike Leads to Complaints in Boston

It’s been more than a month since 1,500 Marriott Hotel workers walked off the job at seven hotels around Boston. As they make their voices heard in picket lines, some who live near the protests claim the...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 03:42 PM EST

Suspect Arrested After Allegedly Firing Gun in Home

Suspect Arrested After Allegedly Firing Gun in Home

A Massachusetts man has been arrested after allegedly firing a shot while inside his Rockland residence Friday evening, according to police. Police arrested Richard Blaikie, 68, who they said has mental health...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 05:58 PM EST

Acton Man Arraigned on Murder Charge in Death of Father

Acton Man Arraigned on Murder Charge in Death of Father

A 25-year-old Massachusetts man whose father died days after his son allegedly stabbed him has been arraigned on a murder charge. The Lowell Sun reports that a judge Thursday continued to hold Benjamin...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 05:18 PM EST

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Blaze in Dorchester

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Blaze in Dorchester

Firefighters responded to a 2-alarm blaze in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood on Friday afternoon. The fire was reported at 3:42 p.m. at 18 Victoria St.

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