Milton, MA

Police: Milton Man Shoots Victim, Facing Attempted Murder Charge

MILTON – A Milton man is jailed without bail and charged with attempted homicide after shooting another person through a door Thursday night. Milton Police say arrested and charged is 33-year-old Benjamin Anspach. He was arraigned in front of Milton District Judge Michael Diehl Friday morning and is jailed in Northumberland County Prison, he was denied bail.
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Do you know what famous American was born on Adams Street?

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Adams Street runs nearly seven miles through Quincy, Milton and Dorchester. The street is packed with history — from the 18th-century estate of President John Adams on one end to Meeting House Hill and the First Parish Church of Dorchester, founded in 1631, on the other. In between are the grand estates of Milton and the vibrant neighborhood enclaves of Dorchester.
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Woman Wanted By Police After She Allegedly Helped Assault Juvenile While Also Filming It

Police in Quincy, Massachusetts, are looking to arrest a woman after she allegedly participated in an assault on a juvenile while also recording the incident. The Quincy Police Department said it is aware of the "disturbing video" that has been circulating the internet. Quincy District Court issued a warrant for the woman's arrest Friday morning, but officers have been thus far unsuccessful in locating the woman, police said.

Dismissal of Track Coach Jordan reversed after petition

Seven days after Milton High School Track Coach Larry Jordan was told that he would not be rehired for the winter indoor track season, a petition that generated about 1,400 signatures in his support of his being reinstated has been successful. Athletic Director Ryan Madden reversed his decision from Sept....

Milton Town Moderator seeks Bylaw Review Committee member

Milton Town Moderator seeks Bylaw Review Committee member. Bob Hiss, Milton Town Moderator has announced an opening on the Bylaw Review Committee, ideally for a detail oriented attorney. Term runs through the end of 2023. If interested, please click here ot send a message to Bob Hiss.

DUI crash on I-89 in Milton

MILTON — A 34-year-old man from Massachusetts was arrested for DUI following a crash in Milton early this morning. The single-vehicle crash took place on Interstate 89 north at around 1:35 a.m. Police say they located a 2020 Toyota Rav4 that had crashed into the wood line north of...

BPD Missing Person Alert: David Jean Pierre

BPD Missing Person Alert: The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an effort to locate David Jean Pierre, 87, who has dementia. He left his house around 8 00 am and was last seen in the area of Stop & Shop in the South Bay area. He is a black male, approximately 5' 7" tall and weighs around 140 pounds. He was wearing a black jacket and black sneakers with black trim.

Massachusetts Homeowner Shoots, Kills Bear That Ate Their Goats and Chickens

According to the Massachusetts Environmental Police, a resident of Middleton, Massachusetts shot a bear that had been eating their livestock. The resident managed to kill the animal, 7 News Boston reports. The police have theorized that the same bear has been appearing in several local communities over the past few months. These communities include Boxford, Danvers, Lowell, Middleton, North Reading Wilmington, and Woburn.

Coyote jumps 4-foot fence to attack dog in South Shore backyard

The incident comes roughly a month after Cohasset police issued a warning about coyote attacks in the area. Coyote activity continues to threaten the lives of small pets around Greater Boston. In Cohasset, one dachshund is reportedly lucky to be alive after she was attacked Thursday morning shortly after 8...

Oktoberfest is On at Steel & Rye

If a trip to Munich isn’t on the agenda this month, Steel & Rye has the next best thing with an Oktoberfest menu available now. Head to the Lower Mills artisanal scratch kitchen in Milton for the next few weeks to feast on chef Brendan Joy’s takes on traditional German fest fare like soft pretzels with beer cheese and blutwurst. Everything is made in-house — including the buns thanks to their beautiful bakery kitchen. The Oktoberfest menu is available during dinner hours, so you can mix and match with some other bites like Coal Roasted Oysters with breadcrumbs and scampi butter; or a plate of Lamb Fusilli with ramps, ricotta salata; or just go full German with sausages and pretzels and wash it all down with a couple of Weihenstephaners or Köstritzers (check out the full menu below). Grab a reservation for a table here, or call ahead at 617.690.2787; order takeout here, and check out a pic of their Oktoberfest feast on Instagram. Prost!

Thursday, October 6: Changing Boston Harbor

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Today Boston Harbor is a draw for boaters, a backdrop for outdoor dining, and a destination for tourists and residents alike. But it took decades, billions, and enormous political will to clean up the harbor and spark its economic potential. We check out the progress (a dog bakery on the Fish Pier!) and problems (flood risk); visit Spectacle Island; and meet a third-generation fisherman still making it on the working waterfront.

Ex-restaurant manager accused of stealing $200K to cover Keno losses

SCITUATE -  A former manager at a Scituate restaurant is facing theft and tax evasion charges for allegedly stealing $200,000 from her employer in order to cover her Keno losses.Maureen Graham, a 55-year-old from Plymouth, was indicted Friday, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz said.Graham was hired to be the general manager at The Voyage in 2018, where her responsibilities included payroll and tracking cash sales, Cruz said."In 2019, restaurant owners installed a Keno terminal inside the restaurant," Cruz said. "Graham's control of restaurant funds and her unfettered access to Keno tickets, allowed her to spend hours inside the restaurant gambling."It's alleged that she stole about $200,000 from restaurant bank accounts over the course of a year and a half."Investigators found that if Graham failed to win money, she would allegedly shift funds around to cover the deficit left in various bank accounts," Cruz said.Graham will be arraigned in Plymouth Superior Court. Cruz said investigators with the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission worked with police on the case.