Plymouth County, MA

Brockton Pedestrian Killed in Crash

BROCKTON — A pedestrian in Brockton has been killed in a fatal crash this morning, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office. In a short tweet posted just after 8 a.m. Wednesday, the D.A.'s office stated that a fatal crash involving a pedestrian took place at West Chestnut and Ash streets in Brockton.
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Mosquito spraying

The Plymouth County Mosquito Control Project will begin truck based adulticide applications on May 27 running until October. Spraying is conducted between 2 a.m. and sunrise, Monday through Friday. Plymouth County residents may request spraying of their area by calling 781-585-5450. A list of streets to be sprayed the following the day will be updated by 3 p.m. on
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Off-duty Randolph police officer killed in rollover crash in Hingham

HINGHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials are investigating after an off-duty Randolph police officer was killed in a rollover crash in Hingham Saturday, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office said. Officers responding to reports of a crash on Route 3 at 6:45 a.m. found a car had rolled over and...

Murky Start, Warmer Finish

From east to west, it was quite the range in temps yesterday as highs maxed out in the low 50s across coastal Plymouth County to the mid to upper 70s northwest of 495. Today, we’ll once again have a large range in temps from northwest to southeast, but overall, many locations will be several degrees warmer than yesterday. Low clouds and fog are toughest to break near the coast, where they’ll likely linger through the morning. Winds are much lighter today as well. Temps run near 60 at the coast to 75-80 northwest of 495.

Lobster closure extended; Massachusetts fishermen prepare for shortened season

MARSHFIELD – The docks of Green Harbor were buzzing in the early morning this week as lobstermen washed their boats, loaded their traps and prepared to embark for the 2022 season, but it wasn't state waters they were headed for. As has become an annual tradition, the state's yearly fishing closure to protect right whales has been extended until mid-May, cutting short a season already slashed in the name of species protection. The state sent out a notice to lobstermen...

Man, 35, Dead After Driving Into Cranberry Bog in Carver, Mass.

A 35-year-old man died Saturday night after driving into a cranberry bog in Carver, Massachusetts. The Plymouth County District Attorney's Office has identified the victim as Brendan McGaffigan, a resident of Carver. Carver police responded to two 911 calls reporting that a vehicle had gone into the water in a...

Despite heroics of first responders, Massachusetts man dies after driving into water

BROCKTON – A Carver man has died after driving his motor vehicle off a dirt road into a body of water, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced. At approximately 7:49 p.m. last night, Carver Police received a 911 call for a report of a car into the water in the vicinity of 7 Holmes Street. First responders arrived on scene and located the sole occupant of the motor vehicle, an unresponsive male, who had been removed from the motor vehicle by people on scene. The male victim was transported to Beth Israel Hospital in Plymouth where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 35-year-old Brendan McGaffigan.

Carver Man Killed After Driving Into Bog

CARVER — A 35-year-old Carver man has died after driving off a dirt road into a pond on Saturday night, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office. Brendan McGaffigan was trapped in his pickup truck in the water near 7 Holmes St. on Saturday, the office stated in a release.