• Saugus March 31, 2024 11:09 pm

    Fire rips through apartment building in Lynn

    A four-story apartment building in Lynn, Massachusetts, was badly charred in a fire on Sunday morning, authorities said. Two units in the building on Fairmount Avenue, at Wonderland Terrace, were damaged in the blaze, along with the attic. The only person hurt was a firefighter, who had minor injuries, according to the Lynn Fire Department, who said the outcome could…

  • Saugus February 20, 2024 1:59 pm

    Remains found behind Saugus street belonged to man missing since summer

    The human remains found in the woods behind a street in Saugus, Massachusetts, this weekend belonged to a man who was reported missing this summer, authorities said Tuesday. Medical examiners found that the skeletal remains were identified as belonging to Haverhill resident John Lawler, according to the Essex District Attorney’s Office. What caused Lawler’s death has yet to be...

  • Saugus February 19, 2024 7:05 am

    Discovery of human remains in Saugus is under investigation

    Evidence of human remains was discovered by an individual walking their dog Sunday morning near a wooded area in Saugus.

  • Saugus February 18, 2024 10:59 pm

    Human remains found in a residential part of Saugus

    Human remains were found by a person walking their dog in the woods off a residential Saugus, Massachusetts, street Sunday morning, officials said. The person found the evidence of skeletal remains near Davis Drive shortly after 10 a.m., according to a statement from Essex County District Attorney Paul Tucker and Saugus Police Chief Michael Ricciardelli. Medical examiners were working to…

  • Saugus January 26, 2024 7:12 pm

    Saugus teacher had fentanyl in classroom, claimed she took it for pain: police

    New details were revealed in court about a Saugus, Massachusetts, middle school teacher arrested for allegedly having drugs inside the school building. A bag belonging to Roxanne Plaskon, 52, had six grams of fentanyl inside a pill bottle, according to a Saugus police report. When officers asked her about the drug, she said she took them for pain, and had…

  • Saugus January 26, 2024 9:49 am

    Teacher arrested at Saugus school after drugs found in faculty restroom, police say

    A teacher was arrested Thursday after police said drugs were found at a school in Saugus, Massachusetts. Officers responded to Saugus Middle High School after receiving a 911 call shortly after 10:30 a.m., Saugus police said. The caller reported that a suspicious substance was found in a faculty restroom. Saugus police said 52-year-old Roxanne Plaskon was arrested. Plaskon, a teacher…

  • Saugus December 15, 2023 7:15 am

    Tractor-trailer crash on Route 1 in Saugus causing delays

    A tractor-trailer crash on Route 1 north in Saugus, Massachusetts, is causing traffic delays on Friday morning. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said the crash occurred shortly before 7 a.m. on Route 1 north near the Walnut Street exit. The two left lanes are closed, and MassDOT is advising motorists to expect delays. There is no word yet on any…

  • Saugus December 12, 2023 3:16 pm

    Rollover crash on Route 1 in Saugus causing delays

    A rollover crash on Route 1 south in Saugus is causing delays on Tuesday afternoon. The crash was reported around 3 p.m. on Route 1 south at Main Street, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said. The ramps on Route 1 south to Main Street and from Main Street to Route 1 south are closed, MassDOT said. There was no immediate…

  • Saugus December 3, 2023 6:16 pm

    Milton man's death outside Kowloon appears to be accidental

    Officials identified the man as 42-year-old Patrick Kenney, Jr., of Milton, Massachusetts, and said his death from a knife wound appears to be accidental.

  • Saugus December 4, 2023 12:25 am

    Man who died from ‘knife wound' outside Kowloon remembered as loving dad

    A man is dead after he was found with a knife wound in Kowloon’s parking lot in Saugus, Massachusetts, on Saturday night, and his family is calling it a freak accident.

  • Saugus December 3, 2023 6:50 am

    Man stabbed at Kowloon resturant

    There were just 10 days between this stabbing and a huge fight that broke out at the restaurant on Thanksgiving Eve.

  • Saugus November 29, 2023 4:09 pm

    Deaths of two people under investigation in Saugus, DA says

    The deaths of two people are under investigation in Saugus, Massachusetts, on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. There was no immediate information about the cause or nature of the two deaths in Saugus. Asked about a death investigation on Founder’s Way, the Essex County District Attorney’s Office only confirmed that two people had died and that detectives were looking into...

  • Saugus November 28, 2023 7:09 pm

    2 vehicles crash into former Boston Market in Saugus

    A man was injured Monday evening in a crash that left two vehicles overturned inside a former Boston Market restaurant in Saugus, Massachusetts. The Saugus Police Department said officers responded to the crash shortly before 7:30 p.m. at the store on Route 1, which closed recently. An SUV and a sedan were involved in the crash. Police say a 62-year-old…

  • Saugus September 27, 2023 9:41 am

    Neighboring mayor calls for Saugus trash plant to close after loud boom

    The acting mayor of Revere, Massachusetts, is calling for the closure of a trash-burning facility in neighboring Saugus after a loud, explosion-like noise Monday night. The Saugus Fire Department said the sound was the result of a turbine malfunction at Wheelabrator Saugus, a WIN Waste Innovations facility, and that there was no danger to the public. But people in the…

  • Saugus September 25, 2023 11:25 pm

    What was that noise? Saugus fire officials explain loud boom

    People in Saugus, Massachusetts, who heard a loud noise Monday night can rest assured that there is no danger, fire officials said. The Saugus Fire Department said the explosion-like sound was the result of a turbine malfunction at Wheelabrator Saugus, a WIN Waste Innovations facility. Police and firefighters responded, but no one was injured and there is no danger to…

  • Massachusetts August 23, 2023 11:13 am

    Incredible new video lets you fly through the historic Kowloon wedding

    See new video of the marriage reception at Saugus’ iconic Kowloon Restaurant, which has been the talk of Boston since it shut down the Route 1 eatery — the first time that Kowloon ever closed its doors for a private event.

  • Massachusetts August 22, 2023 8:15 am

    A look at the historic wedding that closed down Kowloon Restaurant

    Massachusetts’ iconic Kowloon Restaurant closed its doors for a private event over the weekend, the first time it’s done so in its 73-year history. The restaurant on Route 1 in Saugus closed dine-in service so a local couple could celebrate their wedding. Takeout was available, but had to be picked up by 6 p.m. so the team could shut down…

  • Saugus August 16, 2023 11:05 pm

    State police say body found at Breakheart Reservation

    The man was approximately 65 years old, state police said. His name is not being released at this time.

  • Massachusetts August 17, 2023 12:08 pm

    Man's body found at Saugus' Breakheart Reservation, foul play not suspected

    A man’s body was found in the Breakheart Reservation in Saugus, Massachusetts, on Wednesday evening, state police said. The man’s body was found near the base of a rock formation with injuries consistent with a fall, according to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office. While the cause and manner of the man’s death were still under investigation Thursday, foul...

  • Massachusetts August 16, 2023 10:29 am

    Upcoming wedding to make history at iconic Kowloon Restaurant

    For the first time in its 73-year history, Massachusetts’ iconic Kowloon Restaurant is set to temporarily close its doors for a private event. A lucky couple will take over the restaurant on Route 1 in Saugus this weekend as Kowloon closes dine-in service for their wedding. The restaurant posted to social media on Saturday that it would be closed the…

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