Bradford, MA

Search Warrant Leads to the Recovery of Loaded Firearm, Drugs and Cash in Roxbury

At about 10:22 AM on Friday September 17, 2021, members of the Drug Control Units assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) and District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) executed a search warrant at a residence on Columbus Avenue in Roxbury. As a result, officers safely recovered a loaded .32 caliber revolver, several loose rounds of .25 caliber ammunition, 28 plastic bags of crack cocaine with an approximate total weight of 16 grams, $1600.00 in U.S. Currency along with other other evidence.
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Man rushed to hospital following Mattapan shooting

BOSTON (WHDH) - One person was rushed to the hospital after police say he was shot in Mattapan. Officers were called to the scene near Walk Hill Street Friday afternoon and taped off the area to begin their investigation. Police say the man is in stable condition and is expected...
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Motorcyclist injured after crash in Hooksett

HOOKSETT, N.H. — A motorcyclist was injured Friday night after a crash in Hooksett. The Hooksett Police Department said the crash occurred at about 6:48 p.m. on Hooksett Road at the intersection of Martins Ferry Road. Responding officers reported that a motorcycle, sedan, and pickup truck were involved in the...
Boston Globe

Russo’s market in Watertown makes its last sale

WATERTOWN — Loyal customers paid one last visit to Russo’s in Watertown to pick through the fresh produce or buy their favorite pastries before the iconic market closed for good Saturday afternoon. Tony Russo, who has been working at his family’s market for more than 70 years, announced in August...
Union Leader

Trooper arrested for violating computer pornography law

A New Hampshire state trooper has been placed on unpaid administrative leave after his arrest under the state’s law prohibiting computer pornography and child exploitation. Nashua police confirmed that Michael Pelletier was arrested on a felony charge of “computer pornography prohibited,” but the agency did not issue a news release or provide any details. “This case is part of a larger investigation and a global release will go out when that is concluded,” said Lt. Brian Trefry from the special investigations division.
Lowell Sun

The Column: Unanswered questions in Dracut

LAST WEDNESDAY’S blaze at the Dracut Police Station did not require rescuing a damsel or dude in distress. And that’s just as well because serious questions lurk in the shadows of the fire that destroyed two police cruisers. Dracut Police Chief Peter Bartlett concedes no police personnel were in the...
Fosters Daily Democrat

'State of disrepair': Durham makes call to remove Mill Pond dam on Oyster River

DURHAM — The future of the Mill Pond dam on the Oyster River has been debated for more than a decade, and now the fate of the dam has finally been sealed. The dam, which is roughly 140 feet long, forms the 9.5-acre Mill Pond, which has been used recreationally for fishing, boating and bird watching over the years. While many have advocated for either tearing the dam down or stabilizing it, the Town Council has decided to remove the dam in a 7-2 vote with Councilors Wayne Burton and Dinny Watters voting against the removal.

Father Charged In Dorchester Shooting That Grazed His 7-Year-Old Daughter

BOSTON (CBS) – Prosecutors say the suspect involved in a shooting on Talbot Avenue in Dorchester that injured a little girl is actually the child’s father. Jesse Fuller is accused of firing an unlicensed gun that grazed the seven-year old’s head with a bullet, but the defense says it was accident. According to prosecutors it was deliberately fired and ricocheted. “The actual discharge was intentional with the placement of his hand. We do not believe the weapon was pointed at the child by any means,” said prosecutor Amanda Cascione. The defense tells a much different...
Boston Herald

Eastern Massachusetts high school football scores and highlights

Bristol-Plymouth at Martha’s Vineyard, ppd. Cathedral/Matignon 42, Atlantis Charter/Bishop Connolly 6. Holbrook/Avon 28, Wareham 22 (2 ot) Mansfield 31, North Attleboro 29 (2 ot) Marblehead 54, Lynn Classical 20. Marshfield 34, Methuen 33. Masconomet 35, Peabody 24. Mashpee 28, Nantucket 6. Medford 28, Cambridge 22. Natick 13, Walpole 7 (ot)

Rep. Pressley Reflects On Loss By Black Mayoral Candidates; No Endorsement Yet

On Friday’s Boston Public Radio, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) spoke optimistically about the future of Black representation in Massachusetts politics, despite losses by all three Black candidates vying to be Boston mayor in Tuesday’s preliminary election. “I think it’s important to sit in the victory and acknowledge that three tremendously...

2 Hanover Street Banks Robbed Within 10-Minute Timeframe

BOSTON (CBS) — Two banks in Boston were robbed within about a 10-minute timeframe Friday morning. Boston Police say the Citizens Bank and Santander locations on Hanover Street were held up just after 9 a.m. The suspect is described by officials as a Hispanic male in his early 30s wearing a red jacket and blue jeans. Boston Police are trying to identify this man in connection with the two bank robberies on Hanover Street on Friday. (Photo credit: Boston Police Department) The incidents are being called armed robberies by police, but no weapons were shown. Also, no one was hurt. “I don’t know how this...

Influence of Campbell and Janey Expected to Remain in Boston Mayoral Race

The Black vote has been tallied in Boston's preliminary election for mayor, and it did not go to finalists Michelle Wu or Annissa Essaibi George. "That is why so many people are feeling a punch in the stomach right now that there is no African American in this race," said former NAACP Boston Branch President Michael Curry.

Detectives investigating overnight jail death in Boston

BOSTON — Detectives are investigating the death of a person who was in custody at the Suffolk County Jail on Nashua Street in Boston. Officers responded to the jail around 1:25 a.m. Friday, an official said. Homicide detectives are investigating and police said that was standard procedure. Officials did not...