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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.
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7 Massachusetts Restaurants That Are So Much More Than Amazing Places To Eat

Massachusetts is filled with some of the most incredible restaurants in the country. You can find excellent seafood and just about any other type of cuisine you can think of around the state. From the fanciest of places to hole-in-the-wall eateries, we have it all. But sometimes we may want something a little more when going out to eat at a restaurant. Whether it’s a breathtaking view, the history of a place, or some other unique feature, here is a list of seven Massachusetts restaurants that are more than just incredible places to eat.
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Tropical storm forms off coast of Massachusetts, New England

BOSTON — Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the coast of Massachusetts and New England, but the storm isn't expected to have much in the way of impact aside from rough surf. The National Hurricane Center named the storm, located over 300 miles southwest of Nantucket, at 5 p.m. on...
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Open Letter to New Hampshire Police Officer After Being Stranded on The Side of The Highway

Dear Officer Durham of the Wilton Police Department,. This is a letter of extreme gratitude. Last weekend, as I was traveling to the Monadnock Region to visit my sister, on my way up Temple Mountain. You know the area well - that's your "beat," so to speak, so you know that when you are at the bottom of the mountain, on the Eastside, there is an opportunity to pass someone if they are going too slow up the mountain.

Worcester issues city-wide mask mandate; goes into effect on Monday, Sept. 20

WORCESTER, Mass. - The City of Worcester issued a city-wide mask mandate on Friday morning. It will go into effect Monday, Sept. 20. The mask mandate is one of two emergency orders issued by the city's Medical Director, Dr. Michael Hirsh. The mandate requires masks and face coverings in all private, common spaces in all supermarkets restaurants, and other businesses.

‘We’re All Paying For The Decisions Of The Unvaccinated.’ Worcester Starts Mask Mandate On Monday

WORCESTER (CBS) – “We will have our signage back up, that we’ve had once before … you know, masks required,” said Domenic Mercurio, executive director of the big indoor Worcester Public Market. He found out about Worcester’s new mask mandate early Friday afternoon. “I sunk in my chair for a minute, and then I got right up and I said ‘OK, we’ve done it before.’” Now they’re doing it again, say city officials, who explained why in a news conference that took on an urgent tone. “We are in kind of an early crisis mode,” said the city’s medical...
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Iozzo was with family when moped crash happened

A 20-year-old West Brookfield woman was with her parents, who were also on a moped, at the time the moped she was on crashed into an oncoming car, according to a Chilmark police report. On Sept. 28 Hannah Iozzo was in a group of three mopeds on South Road in...

Essex County DA, several police departments investigating woman’s disappearance

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Essex District Attorney’s Office, the Boston, Rowley and Wellesley Police Departments are all investigating the disappearance of a 38-year-old woman. Dolly Thapa, formerly of Rowley but staying in Wellesley, was last seen leaving the home of a friend in Dorchester Sunday morning, according to the office of the DA. She was reported missing by family members on Monday evening.