Brighton, MA

Police shares details on ‘significant’ drug bust in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass. (WLNE) — Massachusetts State Police called a press conference Tuesday to discuss a “significant” drug bust in Brockton. State police and Brockton police introduced their Successful and safe Opiate Suppression Initiative. The initiative is to make Brockton “a safer place as a result of these...

Avery Johnson suggests Boston Celtics replace Marcus Smart with 2020 NBA Draft first-round PG

According to retired NBA/college basketball coach-turned-analyst Avery Johnson, the Boston Celtics are not in good hands with Marcus Smart in the driver’s seat of the offense. Speaking on CBS Sports HQ, Johnson suggested that the Cs trade for 2020 first-round draft pick (No. 13 overall) and current New Orleans Pelicans point guard Kira Lewis Jr. and shift Smart to a position other than point guard.

Police Arrest 34 in Sweep to Clean Up Open-Air Drug Market in Brockton

More than 30 people were arrested in a sweep meant to combat an open-air drug market in Brockton, Massachusetts, Tuesday morning, police said. Over 40 people were identified and 34 people were arrested, including "violent and prolific street-level dealers," Massachusetts State Police Col. Christopher Mason said at a news conference.
The Hockey Writers

Bruins News & Rumors: Kadri, Sweeney, Bergeron & More

In this edition of Boston Bruins News & Rumors, there have been discussions about the organization potentially pursuing soon-to-be free agent Nazem Kadri this offseason. In other news, any speculation over general manager Don Sweeney’s contract status is now over, as the team announced Monday that they have agreed on a multi-year extension. Meanwhile, Patrice Bergeron’s playing career doesn’t appear to be finished just yet, as the belief is he will meet with management in the coming days to figure out a new contract. Last but not least, Zdeno Chara’s future in the NHL remains up in the air and will remain that way until September.

Kyrie Irving opts in with Nets

BOSTON -- In the latest episode of "As Kyrie's World Turns," Kyrie Irving reversed course and opted into the final year of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets.For the majority of Monday it sounded like Irving was set to either opt out of his deal or force a trade somewhere. But the mercurial guard opted in Monday evening, settling for his $36.5 million payday from Brooklyn."Normal people keep the world going, but those who dare to be different lead us into tomorrow," Irving told Shams Charania of The Athletic.That is how Irving saw his move. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski painted the...

Crescent Ridge Dairy stays eco-friendly, promotes local farms

SHARON - The Crescent Ridge Dairy Farm in Sharon has been serving milk products for 90 years. Over time they've changed their business to become more-environmentally friendly while promoting other smaller local farms."It kind of causes us all to think about the length of that and so we have a legacy business and it's wonderful," Crescent Ridge President Mark Parrish told WBZ-TV.The farm is one of the cornerstones of the Massachusetts agriculture community, from milk to cheeses to chocolate milk!"People really love chocolate milk, I think it brings them back to their childhood. Sitting at school lunch. ...

Passenger tried to carry loaded firearm onto flight at Boston Logan International Airport, TSA says

A passenger at Boston Logan International Airport brought a loaded firearm in his carry-on bag Friday, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). TSA officers detected the firearm and immediately alerted the Massachusetts State Police. When the state police responded, they discovered the 9mm firearm was loaded with a chambered round, according to a statement. They then confiscated the firearm and issued the Massachusetts man, who was not named, a summons.