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Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:23 PM EST

Couple Treated for Hypothermia After Man Falls Through Ice

Couple Treated for Hypothermia After Man Falls Through Ice

A husband and wife were treated for hypothermia Monday after the man fell through the ice in Arlington, Massachusetts. Police say a 68-year-old Arlington man was skating on Spy Pond with his wife when he...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:22 PM EST

Officials: Multiple People Airlifted After Sandwich Crash

Officials: Multiple People Airlifted After Sandwich Crash

Multiple people were airlifted Monday evening after a crash on Cape Cod, according to fire officials. The multi-vehicle crash took place on Route 6 westbound in Sandwich, Massachusetts, between Exits 1 and...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 07:30 PM EST

Ex-Cop Accused of Harassing Woman With Trash on Lawn

Ex-Cop Accused of Harassing Woman With Trash on Lawn

A former police officer resigned from his job in Everett, Massachusetts, amid accusations that he harassed a Lynnfield woman by dumping trash — including firecrackers — on her lawn for several months. Stephen...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:44 PM EST

Baker Exploring Ways to Offer Benefits to Federal Workers

Baker Exploring Ways to Offer Benefits to Federal Workers

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says his administration is exploring ways to offer state unemployment benefits to federal workers and contractors who are not being paid because of the partial federal government...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:36 PM EST

Teen Rescued After Falling Through Ice

Teen Rescued After Falling Through Ice

A teenager was rescued Monday after falling through ice on a pond in Westborough, Massachusetts. Fire officials say a 19-year-old male was skating with friends on Mill Pond when he fell into the water.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 05:49 PM EST

Ex-State Worker Indicted on Allegations of OT Abuse

Ex-State Worker Indicted on Allegations of OT Abuse

A former Massachusetts state employee has been indicted amid allegations of overtime abuse, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday. Katelynn Sullivan, 33, of Lowell, has been indicted by a Suffolk...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:05 PM EST

4 New England Shaw's Stores Closing

4 New England Shaw's Stores Closing

The Shaw's supermarket chain is closing four stores in New England, the company has announced. The company said Monday that stores in Leominster, Plymouth, and Lynn in Massachusetts would be closing, as well as...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:59 PM EST

Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Blaze in Newburyport

Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Blaze in Newburyport

Firefighters battled a 4-alarm blaze in Newburyport, Massachusetts on Monday afternoon. The fire was first reported around 2:30 p.m. at 155 High St., fire officials said. Upon arrival, they found heavy fire...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 07:04 PM EST

Businesses Offer Federal Workers Deals Amid Ongoing Shutdown

Businesses Offer Federal Workers Deals Amid Ongoing Shutdown

As the partial government shutdown drags into a fourth week, members of the community are stepping up to help federal employees affected in Massachusetts. Pauli’s on Salem Street in Boston’s North End...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 01:11 PM EST

DA: Fatal Stabbing Suspect Turns Himself In

DA: Fatal Stabbing Suspect Turns Himself In

Authorities say a Massachusetts man has turned himself in to police custody after he was announced as a suspect in a fatal stabbing over the weekend. Twenty-nine-year-old Fall River resident Adam Conners...

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