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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.



    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.


    Cape Cod

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

    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

    Watch Storm Chaser’s Close Encounter With Kansas Tornado

    [NATL] Watch Storm Chaser’s Close Encounter With Kansas Tornado

    A wave of floods, hail and tornados swept the Midwest over the weekend, from Nebraska to Texas. Storm chaser Connor McCrorey caught a Minneola, Kansas, tornado on tape moments before the edges of it brushed against his car.

    (Published Monday, May 20, 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

    School Coach Said He Was Meant to Stop Portland HS Shooting

    [NATL] Parkrose HS Coach Who Stopped Shooting: 'I Was Meant to Be in That Classroom'

    Keanon Lowe, the school coach, security guard and former University of Oregon football player, said he was meant to be in the classroom to stop a potential school shooting at a Portland, Oregon, high school. 

    (Published Tuesday, May 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)

    Students Use Google Docs to Create DIY Social Media Network

    [NATL-BAY] Students Use Google Docs to Create DIY Social Media Network

    Monitoring services like Bark and Gaggle say a growing number of students are using cloud-based platform Google Docs as a DIY social media network. In some instances, students are using the tool meant for work collaboration as a secret platform for bullying.


    (Published Friday, May 17, 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

    Out on a Limb: Bear Hides Out From Cops in Mass. Tree

    [NATL] Out on a Limb: Bear Hides Out From Cops in Mass. Tree

    Watch as a large black bear hides out in a tree in Arlington, Massachusetts, as authorities looked to remove it from the neighborhood.

    (Published Friday, May 17, 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

    74-Year-Old Man Pushed Off of a Bus Died From Injuries

    [NATL] Elderly 74-Year-Old Man Pushed Off of a Bus Died From Injuries; Woman Charged With Murder

    Shocking video released by the Las Vegas police shows 25-year-old Cadesha Bishop shoving 74-year-old Serge Fournier off a bus during an argument. Fournier died of his injuries.

    (Published Wednesday, May 15, 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

    Names of Six Dead in Alaska Plane Collision Released

    [NATL] Names of Six Dead in Alaska Plane Collision Released

    Alaska State Troopers have released the names of the individuals killed in Monday's deadly collision between two float planes in Ketchikan. While the city of Ketchikan is mourning the loss of local pilot, 46-year-old Randy Sullivan, people across the globe are mourning as well.

    (Published Wednesday, May 15, 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

    A Look at How Tariffs Could Affect Prices in US

    [NATL] A Look at How Tariffs Could Affect Prices in US

    As the United States and China continue to engage in a trade war, here are some ways U.S. consumers could be affected.

    (Published Monday, May 13, 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


    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)


    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


    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


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

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

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