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Reading psychic Lucky Belcamino shares her gift...

Though a self-described empath and people person, there are times Reading native Lucky Belcamino gets a little uncomfortable when asked to approach someone for a quick meet-and-greet. But sometimes, the dead just won’t take no for an answer. “It’s a gift I embrace,” said Belcamino of her ability to...
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Car flips over guardrail in crash on Interstate 93 in Boston

BOSTON — A serious crash on Interstate 93 in Boston that injured six people is under investigation. The crash happened at 2 a.m. on the southbound side of the highway in Dorchester. Boston EMS said six people were taken to the hospital with injuries. WCVB will have more information...

James 'Whitey' Bulger: 3 men indicted in 2018 killing of mob boss

Three men have been indicted for the 2018 prison murder of the notorious Boston mob leader, James "Whitey" Bulger. Bulger had been on the run for 16 years, when he was finally captured in 2003 and then beaten to death hours after being transferred to a West Virginia prison.Aug. 19, 2022.

Two People Shot in Lawrence Friday Morning

Police are investigating after two people were shot in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Friday morning. Lawrence police said the shooting occurred in the area of Manchester and May streets. They did not say exactly when the shooting took place. Two people suffered what police say were non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting. Both...

Reading pays homage to Sally Hoyt during 100th birthday bash

READING – Sally Hoyt has been called a lot of things in her almost 100 years. Wednesday morning, sitting in front of family, friends, and local royalty, she added another title. Rock Star. Three days short of her 100th birthday, Hoyt was honored for her years of service to...

Yarmouth woman among ten indicted in Southeastern Massachusetts fentanyl trafficking conspiracy

BOSTON, MA – Ten individuals were indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Boston for their alleged involvement in a drug trafficking organization (DTO) that distributed fentanyl throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The defendants were initially arrested and charged on July 19, 2022. Approximately 14.9 kilograms of suspected fentanyl and substantial amounts of cash were seized at the time of the arrests.

Live updates: 30 Days to Save the T

The MBTA is shutting down Orange Line train service for 30 days, from Aug. 19 to Sept. 18. It’s also suspending Green Line service between Government Center and Union Square from Aug. 22 to Sept. 18. The MBTA hopes to accomplish a list of major repairs — track replacement, a new signal system and more — during the month.

‘This is medical care’: Mayor Michelle Wu reacts to attacks on Boston Children’s Hospital over transgender care

The mayor said Thursday that Boston “has become a little bit of a target” for white supremacist actions and “culture wars.”. Mayor Michelle Wu on Thursday reacted to the harassment and threats being leveled at Boston Children’s Hospital, attacks which the institution says began flooding in after misinformation about its transgender health program went viral.

Two victims wounded after early morning shooting in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Lawrence have been investigating a shooting Friday morning that left at least two people wounded. Officials said the two victims suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the area of Manchester and May Street. According to Lawrence PD, the victims were treated at...

15 Best Things to Do in Brookline (MA)

The birthplace of John F. Kennedy, Brookline is a town directly west of Boston, with lush parkland, two National Historic Sites and colorful neighborhoods to visit. JFK’s birthplace and childhood home is a National Historic Site, especially remarkable for the work of his mother Rose Kennedy in returning the building to how it looked in 1917.

This Restaurant Has The Best Chicken Tenders In Massachusetts

A Boston restaurant is being credited for having the best chicken tenders in Massachusetts. Eat This, Not That compiled a list of the best chicken tenders in every state which included Thornton's Fenway Grill as the top choice for Massachusetts. "Nestled in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, known for its...

6 People Escape Revere House Fire

A fire broke out Thursday night at a home in Revere, Massachusetts, and the flames spread to a car, a motorcycle and a bunch of items under the deck, officials said. Revere Fire Chief Chris Bright said the emergency communications center received multiple calls for a fire just before 7 p.m. Firefighters responded to the Greentree Lane home and found heavy fire. Fortunately six people who were inside were able to make it out safely.

Gov. Baker Explains His Orange Line ‘WTF' Moment

When it comes to the MBTA, even Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker isn't immune to the occasional "WTF" moment. During an appearance on GBH News' "Boston Public Radio" Thursday, the governor was asked about a Tweet that GBH "Morning Edition" co-host Jeremy Siegel sent out Monday morning saying he had been on the Orange Line and hadn't seen any signs or heard any announcements on the public address system about Friday's 30-day shutdown.

3 charged in 2018 killing of Boston gangster Whitey Bulger

BOSTON — (AP) — Three men, including a Mafia hitman, have been charged in the 2018 killing of notorious Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, the Justice Department said Thursday. The charges against Fotios “Freddy” Geas, Paul J. DeCologero and Sean McKinnon come nearly four years after Bulger’s...

Here’s what to expect from Friday’s weather forecast

Warmer with comfortable humidity levels. A stretch of warmer weather is expected to settle into the Boston region on Friday. Forecasters are calling for mostly sunny skies and high temperatures reaching 90 degrees in some spots. Humidity levels will remain comfortable. More warm weather is expected on Saturday and Sunday.

11 Takeaways From the August 18 Board of Health Meeting

Members Melissa Braga and Charles Roux were absent. 1. Assistant town manager Steve Sadwick was at this month’s meeting to discuss a couple of items relevant to the Board of Heath. First up was retail marijuana. Sadwick said the Zoning Bylaw Committee had been supportive of opening up retail sales but decided to take the proposal to the fall town meeting. They decided the best path for Tewksbury would be to treat permitting like a liquor license, where those seeking to open a retail marijuana shop would apply for a license through the Select Board.

POLICE LOG: 8-19-22

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Former Massachusetts State Police trooper Kristopher Carr indicted

BOSTON – A former Massachusetts State Police trooper has been indicted in Superior Court on motor vehicle homicide charges.Prosecutors said in October 2021, Kristopher Carr was allegedly under the influence and driving south on Interstate 93 in Boston when he hit the median.Carr crashed and his SUV ended up blocking the two left lanes of the road.A motorcycle then crashed into Carr's SUV, killing 51-year-old Christopher Zike.Carr had graduated from Massachusetts State Police Academy just one week before the crash.The Monson resident was already facing charges of operating under the influence and negligent operation of a motor vehicle prior to his Thursday indictment.