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Stacy Wakefield, widow of Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield, dies
BOSTON – Stacy Wakefield, wife of late Red Sox Hall of Fame pitcher Tim Wakefield, has died.The family issued a statement through the Red Sox confirming Stacy Wakefield's death on Wednesday.She was described as a "beloved mother, daughter, sister, niece, and aunt."Stacy Wakefield was surrounded by family and friends at the time of her death, the family said.Tim Wakefield, the legendary knuckleballer who won two World Series titles and spent 19 years with the Red Sox and Pirates, died in October. The Wakefield family was heavily involved in the community, as Tim was honorary chairman of the Red Sox Foundation."The loss is unimaginable, especially in the wake of losing Tim just under five months ago. Our hearts are beyond broken," the Wakefield family said following Stacy's death. "We will remember Stacy as a strong, loving, thoughtful and kind person, who was as down-to-earth as they come. We feel so lucky to have had her in our lives, and we take comfort in the fact that she will be reunited with Tim, the love of her life."
Massachusetts couple arrested after alleged theft, masked man threatens to kill Walmart employee with knife
A Massachusetts couple has been arrested after an incident at a department store. According to Plymouth, MA Police, on Tuesday night, Officers responded to Walmart for reports of a man menacing loss prevention personnel with a knife. Officers spoke with Walmart Loss Prevention who attempted to stop a masked male...
Cracked windshield on airplane prompts emergency landing at Logan Airport
Passengers were delayed on their international flight Wednesday night when their plane sustained a cracked windshield, according to authorities.
‘One too many’: Deadly pedestrian crashes becoming more common in Boston and the state, experts say
Experts say pedestrian deaths are becoming more frequent in the last two years in Boston and Massachusetts.
Massachusetts police department announces sudden passing of active duty officer
A Massachusetts police department is mourning the loss of one of their own. The Boston Police Department mourns the recent passing of active-duty Boston Police Officer Andrew O’Connor, on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Officer O’Connor joined the Boston Police Department on June 28, 2021, and successfully completed his training...
‘Severe bleeding’: Two Marshfield Police officers hospitalized after responding to well-being check
“I believe mental health and the mental health crisis we are facing across our country is one of the biggest problems that we have. And not enough is being done about it,” Marshfield's Police Chief said.
'Bring him back': At explosive Brockton school board meeting superintendent tears into mayor
BROCKTON — In a dramatic and fiery confrontation, Brockton Superintendent of Schools Mike Thomas tore into Mayor Robert Sullivan at Tuesday night's school Committee meeting — accusing the mayor of betraying him and declaring to loud applause from a packed room that if he were still on the job the turmoil at Brockton High School would not be happening.
Motor scooter driver killed in Boston car crash
A motor scooter driver has died after being struck by a car in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood Tuesday night, according to Boston police. Officers responded to the crash at the intersection of Washington Street and Bexley Road around 6:45 p.m., a Boston police spokesperson said. There, they found the motor scooter driver suffering from life-threatening injuries.
‘It’s horrible’: Police release surveillance video of serious hit-and-run crash in Quincy
Police are turning to the public for help tracking down a vehicle that struck a pedestrian in Quincy before fleeing the scene Tuesday.
HomeGoods Opening Store In This Southeastern Massachusetts Town
Exciting news if you enjoy shopping for unique items: A HomeGoods store will open this spring in Raynham, Massachusetts. Parent company TJX Companies Inc. says the new store will be in the RK Center plaza at 600 South St. West (Route 44), next door to Burlington. HomeGoods will occupy the storefront vacated by Bed Bath & Beyond when that retailer went out of business.
Quincy Quarry News Police Scanner Snippets: A Daily Double!
— Quincy Massachusetts News by Quincy Quarry News – News, Opinion and Commentary. Quincy Quarry News’ Senior Citizen Police Scanner Monitor picked up some frantic police radio chatter during a short span of time mid-afternoon today. First up, there was word of yet another pedestrian whacking around 2...
Savor the Flavor: 4 Exceptional Pubs in Braintree You Can't Miss
Welcome to this article where we explore four exceptional pubs located in Braintree. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Brockton High School teachers hope for help dealing with ‘nightmare' of student violence
Teachers and community activists are offering up solutions to the violence at Brockton High School after a fiery school committee meeting Tuesday night. At the meeting, the Massachusetts city's police chief said she has discovered the district's safety plan is roughly 10 years old and in serious need of updating. The school committee is working on coming up with a concrete plan to address all of the concerns as the state steps in to help.
29-year-old arrested, accused of trafficking cocaine, fentanyl in East Bridgewater
A 29-year-old man has been arrested and accused of trafficking cocaine and fentanyl in East Bridgewater.
Discover Rockland's Top 4 Pubs: A Must-Visit Guide
This article presents a tour of four unique pubs in Rockland. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to leave your comments below:
Mass. reviews day care license rules after owner's drug trafficking conviction
The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care says it is reviewing why the license of a day care provider in Boston's South End was repeatedly renewed after she was indicted in 2019 on federal trafficking charges. The Boston Globe first reported Tuesday that Jenny Vicente-Desoto lost her license to...
Selectmen notes: DiMarzio remains remote; county gives town $500k grant; budget outlook uncertain says pols; Voke school eyeing $260m rebuild
Updates from the Feb. 26 Board of Selectmen meeting. Selectman Kevin DiMarzio once again was in attendance via Zoom. Chairman Kevin Donovan said at the start of the meeting that DiMarzio is suffering from a back issue and will be attending via Zoom for the foreseeable future. DiMarzio has only attended one of the board’s four meetings this year in person.
This Massachusetts City Spends the Most on Alcohol, 4th Highest in United States
Historians agree that bars in Massachusetts are about as old as the state itself. Early settlers wasted no time setting up local taverns before schoolhouses in some cases. In fact, Massachusetts is home to what are believed to be the oldest bars in the United States like the Green Dragon Tavern which dates back to 1654, or Warren Tavern in Charlestown which was the first building to be erected in Charlestown after the British burned the whole town during the Battle of Bunker Hill in June of 1775.
Driver cited after rollover in Norton
A vehicle rolled over after a collision in Norton Wednesday night. Norton police said they responded to a single motor vehicle crash around 8:10 p.m. at the intersection of Richardson Avenue and Laura Lane. Officials said the vehicle rolled over onto its roof after striking a large rock. The road...