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Renovation Update for New Restaurant in Former "Isaac's on Plymouth Harbor" SpaceDianna CarneyNewsBreak Contributor
Brockton’s First Brewpub Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With Free FestivalDianna CarneyNewsBreak Contributor
Local Wildlife Center Reports Record Number of Baby Animals. Here Are 3 Easy Ways You Can HelpCamilo DíazNewsBreak Contributor
Buster The Bear Spotted in Plymouth! What Should You Do If You Encounter Him?
(PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS) Black bears are back in Massachusetts! And one young bear is currently making his celebrity debut all over Southern MA. Recently, the bear dubbed Buster has been spotted in Plymouth, harmlessly making his way through forests and yards in his quest for food. While many, this author included, may welcome the return of native bears to this area, others are not as excited.
Lindsey’s Family Restaurant location in the process of selling to Towne Tavern and Tap
Lindsey’s Family Restaurant, the East Wareham seafood institution which closed down after 74 years last fall citing staff shortages, is in the process of selling to Towne Tavern and Tap. Towne Tavern, owned by David Barry, has locations in Attleboro and Pembroke. Former Lindsey’s owner Cheri Lindsey said Barry...
Maura Murray went missing 19 years ago. Now her family is honoring her in a new ay.
HANSON − The family of missing Hanson native Maura Murray is continuing to keep her memory alive with a new scholarship for a graduating Whitman-Hanson Regional High School senior who competes in cross country. Maura Murray, then 21, went missing after leaving her dorm at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and crashing her car in New Hampshire in 2004. Murray was a 2000 graduate of Whitman-Hanson High School and captain of the cross-country team. ...
‘Terrifying’: Shocked patients, workers react to sudden closure of all Compass Medical locations
“We should have been given a heads up and patients should have been given a heads up, but I technically think this came down the pike so fast,” says a Compass Medical Employee who wants to remain anonymous.
Teenage girl dies after being hit by MBTA train outside of Boston
The girl was a student at Whitman-Hanson Regional High School
‘Would have died if it wasn’t for him’: Dog alerts residents to fire that destroyed Brockton homes
Flames tore through two homes in Brockton early Thursday morning, sending three people to the hospital and displacing 19 residents.
What Brockton restaurants made Yelp's top 10 list of best places to eat
BROCKTON – Searching for a new place to eat, a good meal, or a fan favorite? Yelp, a popular online food review website, can help make your choice easier. The website has compiled a list of what they rate are the 10 best restaurants for food lovers in the Brockton area. The cuisine is varied with everything from Cajun seafood boils and sushi to authentic Vietnamese Pho and Cape Verdean food to barbecue.
Whitman-Hanson High Schooler Killed By MBTA Train, A 'Tragic Loss'
A high school is mourning the loss of a teenaged student who died after entering into an MBTA train's path. A Whitman-Hanson Regional High School student, who was described as a female between the ages of 16 and 19 years old by MBTA Transit Police, died at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30, ac…
Single mom from Brockton walks across graduation stage with 2-year-old in her arms
BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A Brockton mom graduated with honors and her 2-year-old daughter by her side, or in her arms. The pair walked across the graduation stage Thursday together. Tiana Teixeira received an associate’s degree from Massasoit Community College, and the president of the college praised her during the...
Finding new purpose for historic properties
NEEDHAM, Mass. — Built in 1841, the former Kingston town hall on Green Street has served many purposes over the years including a church, community center and the town jail. In 2019, Jack and Jane Bates envisioned a new purpose for the property — they bought the Greek revival building and made it their home. The home is expected to hit the market in Spring 2023, contact the property’slisting agent for more information.
Mass. mother sent to prison for failing to get medical help for 2-year-old daughter who died
PLYMOUTH, Mass. — A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and reckless endangerment in connection with the 2019 death of her 2-year-old daughter, prosecutors said. Shaniqua Leonard was sentenced Wednesday to up to four years in prison. Prosecutors had sought up to 10 years behind bars for the...
Plymouth County man officials say left crash where woman died is indicted
A Plymouth County man officials say fled the scene of a car crash that left a woman dead has been indicted by a grand jury, according to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz. Juan Leonardo Parra Altamirano, 33, was indicted on Tuesday on the charge of leaving the scene...
Pembroke teen hiker rescued from White Mountains after hurting ankle
A teenager from Pembroke was rescued on Monday on New Hampshire’s White Mountains after she hurt her ankle while hiking down a trail, officials said. Shortly before 8 p.m., the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department was notified that Alyssa Chahed, 18, was “severely injured” when she descended the Weetamoo Trail on Mt. Chocorua, officials said. She was 2 miles from the trailhead.
New England "way overdue" for major hurricane, but are we prepared?
BOSTON – Hurricane Bob is etched in the history books for southern New England. Although it struck nearly 31 years ago, it still remains vivid in the minds of many, like Wareham resident Doreen Phillips. Phillips still has a yellowed newspaper detailing the days after Bob's destruction."I remember in the school yard, the playground, they had piles of boats. Boats that were just unclaimed. My house saw the surge mostly. Six inches in the house then in and out. Just enough to cause havoc," Phillips said.Joe Dellicarpini, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Norton, says we're in the...
Mass. Mother Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter, Reckless Endangerment in 2-Year-Old Daughter's Death
A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty in connection with the December 2019 death of her 2-year-old daughter. A Plymouth District Court judge sentenced Shaniqua Leonard, of Whitman, to at least three years in prison and five years of probation after she pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter and reckless endangerment. Two-year-old...
Lenny Valerio featured on unsolved homicide playing cards created by Massachusetts State Police
The state police featured a playing card on social media Thursday with the unsolved case of a Holden victim.
Two of the Oldest Towns in America Are in New England, but Not Where You Think
I recently booked a trip to St. Augustine, Florida, for a winter getaway, knowing it is the oldest town in America. This made me question where our New England towns are on the list of oldest in the country. We would think Boston would be near the top, but Boston...
Gift shop trip turned out to be life changing for Massachusetts woman after $1 million prize win
A Massachusetts woman who went to a gift shop to play a lottery drawing decided to buy a scratch ticket that became life changing. According to the Massachusetts State Lottery, Andrea Lemar is the fifth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Billion Dollar Extravaganza” instant ticket game, the Mass Lottery’s first $50 ticket.
Two pedestrians struck in MBTA parking lot in Lakeville
“The Lakeville Fire Department responded to the MBTA parking lot at 4:46 pm last night for reports of a crash with multiple injuries. Once again, a recall was transmitted for off duty and on call firefighters: Ambulance 2, Ambulance 3, Engine 1, Engine 2, Car 2, and Car 1 responded to the scene.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: 20 Cape Cod girl golfers compete at South Sectionals
Cape Cod was home to 20 of the 53 girl golfers that competed in the South Sectionals at the Marshfield Country Club on Tuesday. Emma Abramson (Sandwich) was the top Cape golfer with a score of 79, good for third place. Maya Murphy (Sturgis West) made the top 10 as she tied for sixth...
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