• coronavirus 7 hours ago

    Entire 4th Grade Class Quarantines in Bridgewater

    An entire fourth grade class is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus in Bridgewater, and school administrators say the highly contagious delta variant is to blame.

  • education 7 hours ago

    Bridgewater School Officials Blame Delta Variant as Entire 4th Grade Class Quarantines

    An entire fourth grade class is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus in Bridgewater, and school administrators say the highly contagious delta variant is to blame. The 13 students and two employees at Williams Intermediate School are among 1,420 students and staff who tested positive for COVID-19 across Massachusetts between Sept. 13 and Sept. 15. They will be allowed…

  • 9/11 anniversary Sep 10

    Events in Mass. to Mark the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday

    Two decades after terrorist attacks changed the United States forever, people across Massachusetts and the country will gather to honor the survivors and victims of September 11, 2001, on Saturday.

  • Bridgewater Aug 27

    Bridgewater Police Looking for Missing Teen

    Police in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, are looking for a missing teen. They said Madison Marcoux, 15, was reported missing from the area of Summit Drive in Bridgewater. They said the teen has been missing since around 5 p.m on Thursday. Marcoux has a purple mountain bike, according to police, who ask that you contact them at (508) 697-6118, extension 0, if…

  • Harvard University May 13

    Harvard-Bound High School Student's Emotional Admissions Essay Goes Viral

    A local high school student is excited to attend Harvard University this fall, but it’s her admissions essay that has garnered a lot of attention on social media. “The opening line of my essay was, and I quote, ‘I hate the letter S,’” said Abigail Mack of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Like many high school seniors, Mack wanted her college admissions...

  • Massachusetts Apr 14

    Gloucester Man Charged With Beating Fellow Inmate to Death

    A Gloucester man is facing a murder charge for allegedly beating a fellow inmate to death at the Massachusetts Treatment Center in Bridgewater. Michael Robinson, 42, was arraigned Wednesday in Brockton District Court on one count of murder and one count of assault and battery with a deadly weapon, according to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz. He pleaded not…

  • dog attack Mar 27

    7-Year-Old Girl Mauled by Dog in Bridgewater; 2nd Person Bitten

    A family dog left a 7-year-old girl with severe bites on her head and upper body in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, on Thursday, local police said. The girl was rushed to a Brockton hospital, then one in Boston, to have her serious injuries treated, Bridgewater police said Friday. Officers were called to Main Street near Lawrence Avenue at about 8:30 p.m. after…

  • Bridgewater Mar 7

    Man, 34, Killed in Bridgewater Hit-and-Run, Police Say

    A man was killed shortly after midnight in an apparent hit-and-run in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, police said. Bridgewater police responded to the intersection of Auburn and Summer streets around 12:40 a.m. Sunday after a passing motorist saw an unconscious man in the roadway. Responding officers found the male victim, who had suffered obvious trauma, police said. The 34-year-old man was pronounced…

  • Capitol Riot Jan 14

    New Details Emerge About NH Man Charged in Capitol Riot

    New details have begun to emerge about the 61-year-old New Hampshire man charged in connection with last week’s Capitol riot. Thomas Gallagher, of Bridgewater, a town in central New Hampshire, was among those charged with unlawful entry of the U.S. Capitol last week. The FBI Boston Division said they arrested Gallagher on Wednesday afternoon on an arrest warrant out...

  • Capitol Riot Jan 8

    Mass., NH Residents Among Those Arrested in the Wake of Capitol Riot

    Two New England residents were among those arrested by U.S. Capitol police in the wake of Wednesday’s riot in Washington, D.C. Thomas Gallagher of Bridgewater, a town in central New Hampshire, was among 10 people charged with unlawful entry of the U.S. Capitol, according to police. Two others were arrested for assaulting a police officer, and two more on...

  • Massachusetts Dec 30, 2020

    Former Bridgewater State Professor Indicted on Sex Charges, Including Rape

    A former Massachusetts college professor arrested earlier this year on a list of sex charges, including rape, has been indicted. Nicholas Pirelli, 37, of Plymouth, was fired from Bridgewater State University after allegations against him came to light. Pirelli was initially arrested March 4 in connection with an alleged rape on campus in October of 2019. A female student, who…

  • Bridgewater Dec 27, 2020

    2 Arrested in Mass. Stabbing on Christmas Eve

    Police arrested two people Saturday in connection with a Christmas Eve stabbing in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, that left one person seriously injured, the town’s police chief said. Eric Wise, 36, and Molly Flaherty, 33, both from Bridgewater, were taken into custody without incident, according to a statement from Bridgewater police Chief Christopher D. Delmonte. They were arrested on charges of assault…

  • Bridgewater Sep 25, 2020

    Bridgewater Library Closes After Employees Report Coronavirus Symptoms

    The Bridgewater Public Library is closed Friday after two employees said they showed symptoms of the coronavirus, according to town officials. “After careful consideration, we have determined that closing the library tomorrow is a necessary precaution we must take,” Town Manager Dutton said Thursday. “During this closure we will conduct thorough cleanings of all surfaces and areas within the facility….

  • Bridgewater Aug 16, 2020

    Bridgewater Boy, 8, Who Was Hit By Box Truck Receives Welcome Home Parade

    An 8-year-old Massachusetts boy who was hospitalized for more than three months after being hit by a commercial box truck while out riding his bicycle in Bridgewater received a welcome home parade on Saturday. “We were honored to be included in escorting Nathaniel home from the hospital today,” the Bridgewater Fire Department said on Twitter. “We wish him the best…

  • Massachusetts Aug 15, 2020

    Bridgewater Fire Department Escorts Boy, 8, Home From Hospital

    The 8-year-old boy from Bridgewater was hit by a box truck in early May. On Saturday, the fire department escorted him home from the hospital.

  • Massachusetts Jul 9, 2020

    Man Allegedly Pulled Gun in Argument Over Masks at Bridgewater Walgreens

    A man was arrested after allegedly pulling a gun after an argument about masks in a Massachusetts Walgreens store last week, police said. Like all stores across the commonwealth, the Bridgewater location of Walgreens requires a mask to enter. One man inside Friday evening was upset that another was not wearing a facial covering. Police say the confrontation escalated, spilling…

  • Bridgewater Jun 21, 2020

    Two Rescued from Canoe in Bridgewater, Mass.

    Two canoers were rescued by Bridgewater emergency crews Saturday night after their canoe became damaged and started to sink.  The Bridgewater Police Department received a report from the West Bridgewater Police Department that a concerned father had called to report that his son and friend, both age 22, were on Town River and that their canoe had become damaged and…

  • boy struck May 5, 2020

    Commercial Truck Hits 8-Year-Old Boy Riding Bicycle in Bridgewater

    An 8-year-old boy was hospitalized Tuesday morning after being struck by a box truck while out riding his bicycle in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, authorities said. Police received multiple 911 calls for the crash on Scotland Boulevard just after 11:30 a.m., according to a news release from Bridgewater’s police and fire departments. When first responders arrived, the boy was suffering from serious…

  • Massachusetts Nov 29, 2019

    NH Police: Driver Accused of Traveling 120 mph on I-95

    New Hampshire state police say a driver has been accused of traveling at 120 miles an hour on Interstate 95.

  • Massachusetts Nov 29, 2019

    Man Traveling 120 MPH Accused of OUI, Reckless Driving

    A man caught driving 120 mph in New Hampshire is accused of driving while intoxicated and reckless driving, police said. Suniel Ross, 36, of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, was pulled over just before 1 p.m. Thursday when a New Hampshire State Police trooper captured him driving extremely fast on I-95 southbound in Greenland, police said.

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