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UPDATED: Cyclist Struck Struck on Route 9

FRAMINGHAM – A cyclist was struck on Route 9 Monday morning, June 14, during the morning rush hour commute. The incident happened around 8:45 a.m. near Maynard Road on Route 9. Bicyclist traveling on “Route 9 eastbound was stuck by someone pulling out of Maynard,” said Framingham Police spokesperson Sgt....
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Arlington, MAWicked Local

Arlington welcomes back crowds with the return of Greek Fest

For a community that it is known for its festivals and public gatherings, from Town Day to Porchfest, to the Aeronaut Beer Garden, it has been a tough past year as the pandemic either reduced or canceled town events. Those gray skies are clearing up though, and from June 11...
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City of Framingham’s Updated Plastic Bag Ordinance Goes Into Effect on July 5

FRAMINGHAM – To encourage the use of reusable bags, the City of Framingham will enact amendments to the Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance (formerly a bylaw) on July 5. The Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance was first passed in 2018 to eliminate single-use plastic bags with handles provided by retailers and grocery stores in Framingham. The current, original version of the Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance can be found on the municipal website:

Lowell Sun Charities President Terry McCarthy passes

LOWELL — Terry McCarthy, affectionately known as one of the “Three Amigos” and whose civic engagement ran deep, passed away Tuesday morning. McCarthy was an appointed member of Lowell’s five-member License Commission. But it was through his position as president of Lowell Sun Charities where McCarthy left an everlasting impact.
Saugus, MAWicked Local

Saugus residents make Northeastern University dean’s list

Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. The following Saugus residents were recently named to the university's dean's list for the spring semester, which ended in May 2021. To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a...

SEE IT: Chipmunk runs loose inside New Hampshire police station

This suspect is running wild. A chipmunk can be seen scurrying around the Pelham Police station in New Hampshire in a video shared Sunday on Twitter. “Unfortunately our station was burglarized this morning,” reads the caption for the video, which was posted by the Pelham Police Department. “The suspect remains at large. Further updates to follow.”

Mayor Brodeur’s Statement on Passage of the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

After several weeks of Appropriations Committee hearings, last night the Melrose City Council unanimously voted to adopt my administration’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget. I would like to thank the Council and City Clerk Kristin Foote for their partnership and hard work throughout this process. Designing a municipal budget is...
Medford, MAWicked Local

Medford school officials pick Missituk for new name of former Columbus School

The now-former Christopher Columbus Elementary School on Hicks Avenue in South Medford was renamed by the School Committee in a three-four vote Monday after a contentious public meeting that saw dozens of speakers stepping up to the rail in City Hall, more than 50 e-mailed letters read into the record and over 200 virtual attendees linking in, many speaking on Zoom.
Haverhill, MAThe Eagle-Tribune

Jury finds Delafuentes guilty of Haverhill murder

SALEM, Mass. — A jury on Tuesday found Hayden Delafuentes guilty of murdering a man on Washington Street in Haverhill four years ago. Jurors agreed that Delafuentes, 25, committed the second degree murder of Matthew Sabatino, 28, who was stabbed through the left ventricle of his heart on May 28, 2017.
Waltham, MAWicked Local

Waltham Land Trust to host Green Space Blues Jam in Place

The Waltham Land Trust invites nature enthusiasts of all types to its second Green Space Blues Jam in Place from 7 to 10 a.m. June 26. Supporters of land conservation and trails are encouraged to be part of a virtual live music event featuring local blues artists Sonya Rae and Ryan Taylor streamed to those who register. Links to the blues duo site and a virtual dance party will be sent the day of the show.
Lowell, MALowell Sun

Youngest Lowell Catholic students move up in style

LOWELL – The preschool and pre-kindergarten classes at Lowell Catholic put on a show entertaining their parents with songs and dances they learned before receiving a special memento. The students wore special personalized T-shirts, which they made with their classmates as well as decorated caps. To end the celebration, parents were treated...