• Stoughton May 17, 2022 5:46 pm

    Boston Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Stabbing Death of Wife

    A Boston man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2013 stabbing death of his ex-wife in her own home, prosecutors said. Willie Foster, 56, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 15 years on Monday in Norfolk Superior Court in the killing of Anita Clark, 46, in Stoughton. It took more than nine…

  • pets April 29, 2022 1:30 pm

    ‘Hard to Believe': Mass. Woman Reunited With Stolen Dog After 11 Years

    A Yorkie whose owner reported him stolen 11 years ago has been found and reunited with his family, police in Stoughton, Massachusetts, said Thursday.

  • sniffpsot April 7, 2022 4:45 am

    Need a Yard for Your Pet to Run Around? There's an App for That

    If you can’t find space for your four-legged friend to run around in, now you can rent it. Sniffspot is similar to the concept of Airbnb — except this one’s all for the dogs. “I did it because it was a need that me and my girlfriend had at that time,” Sniffspot founder David Adams said. “Cities were not...

  • Stoughton February 15, 2022 3:29 pm

    Partial Roof Collapse as Firefighters Battle Stoughton Blaze

    A fire Tuesday morning has caused extensive damage to a home in Stoughton, Massachusetts. The fire was reported around 10 a.m. on Southworth Court, Stoughton fire said. Additional engines are now responding. The scene is very active, fire officials said. There is no word yet on any possible injuries. Aerial video showed heavy smoke pouring from the building, and that…

  • mbta January 31, 2022 1:53 pm

    Car Vs. Train Crash in Stoughton Causes Delays

    Commuters should expect delays after a crash involving a car and a train Monday morning in Stoughton. Stoughton police said the crash blocked off Wyman Street and Canton Street. The Stoughton police worked with MBTA officials to clear the train from the roadway. Stoughton Line Train 865 (7 a.m. from South Station) was operating into Stoughton and was 40-50 minutes…

  • Massachusetts January 31, 2022 12:04 am

    Stoughton Hits Snow Jackpot With 30.9 Inches

    The National Weather Service reported that Stoughton received the most snow in Massachusetts.

  • traffic January 26, 2022 10:10 pm

    Person Hit by Car on Route 139 in Stoughton

    A pedestrian was hit by a car on Route 139 near Route 24 in Stoughton Wednesday, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

  • car crash January 14, 2022 11:39 am

    Car Flips Upside Down in Stoughton

    A car rolled over and hit a utility pole in a crash Friday morning in Stoughton, Massachusetts. Stoughton police were called for the crash at 12:04 a.m. in the area of Central Street and Mill Street. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. No further information was immediately available.

  • Stoughton January 13, 2022 5:02 am

    Stoughton Police Officer Released From Hospital After Crash

    A police officer in Stoughton, Massachusetts, was released from the hospital Wednesday after being injured in a crash. When the police car was hit on Canton Street about 12:45 p.m., it was sent off the road and down an embankment, local police said in a statement. The officer was able to get out but was rushed to a Boston hospital…

  • missing person November 18, 2021 4:05 am

    Silver Alert Issued in Stoughton for Missing Man With Alzheimer's

    Police in Stoughton, Massachusetts, say a Silver Alert has been issued for a missing man who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Lane Yerxa, an 82-year-old Walpole resident, was last seen around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday on Canton Street in Stoughton, driving a green 2012 Honda CR-V with Massachusetts plates reading “1JJ879.” There were two dogs in the vehicle, police said, noting that…

  • fire November 13, 2021 2:00 pm

    Stoughton Home Catches Fire Saturday

    A two-story home caught fire around 4:30 a.m. Saturday on Pierce Street in Stoughton, Massachusetts. No one was home at the time and no one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No further information was immediately available.

  • Stoughton October 10, 2021 10:14 pm

    Teenager Among 2 Hurt in Shooting After Mass. Baby Shower

    Two people were hurt, including a teenage girl, after a baby shower in Stoughton, Massachusetts, Saturday.

  • Stoughton October 10, 2021 10:58 pm

    2 Injured, Including Teenage Girl, in Shooting Outside Mass. Baby Shower

    Two people were hurt in a shooting Saturday night in Stoughton, Massachusetts, including a teenage girl, police said. The gunshots rang out after a baby shower ended, according to investigators. “There was sort of a chaotic scene, people trying to flee,” Stoughton police Lt. John Bonney said. Police hadn’t made any arrests as of Sunday evening and were asking...

  • methadone overdose August 30, 2021 9:21 pm

    2 People Charged After NH Infant Overdoses on Methadone

    Two Manchester residents are both in custody in New Hampshire, about a month after a 1-year-old child overdosed in Stoughton, Massachusetts. Manchester police announced Monday that Derrick Richards Lewis, 34, and Brianna Lavoie, 25, have both been arrested in connection to a July 26 incident involving Lavoie’s child. According to the Manchester Police Department, they were contacted by Stoughton police…

  • MANCHESTER August 19, 2021 9:03 pm

    Mother Arrested, Man Sought After 1-Year-Old Overdoses on Methadone, Police Say

    A New Hampshire woman has been arrested after her 1-year-old child overdosed on methadone, police in Manchester said Thursday. Authorities are also looking for a man wanted in connection with the case. Brianna Lavoie and Derrick Richards Lewis, both of Manchester, brought the child to a Massachusetts hospital in late July, telling police in Stoughton they noticed the child was…

  • deadly crash July 22, 2021 4:12 pm

    Man Charged With Drunken Driving in Crash That Killed Couple

    A couple in Stoughton have been killed after riding a motorcycle collided with an allegedly drunken driver.

  • Stoughton July 22, 2021 5:05 pm

    Man Charged With Drunk Driving in Crash That Killed Stoughton Couple

    A man has been arrested in connection with a double fatal crash that left a couple dead in Stoughton, Massachusetts last month, police said. Ralph Frontino, 61, of Stoughton, was arrested Thursday morning on two counts of negligent motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence of liquor, as well as other charges, Stoughton police said in a statement.  The…

  • Massachusetts June 29, 2021 1:52 pm

    Couple on Motorcycle Killed in Stoughton Crash

    A couple riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle died in a car crash Monday night in Stoughton, Massachusetts, according to the Norfolk District Attorney’s office. Al Pedro, 50, and Aldina Pedro, 51, of Stoughton, were riding northbound on Washington Street, or Rte. 138, when they collided with a Toyota Corolla that was traveling southbound shortly after 8:30 p.m. The couple was…

  • fatal fire May 22, 2021 10:05 pm

    Deadly House Fire in Stoughton, Mass.

    Fire officials responded to the fire early Saturday, where an elderly woman was found and later pronounced dead at the hospital.

  • Grove Street May 22, 2021 12:06 pm

    Deadly House Fire on Grove Street in Stoughton

    An elderly woman who was pulled from the Grove Street home early Saturday morning has died, the assistant fire chief said.

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