The wife of a man who died after starting a fight at a Patriots game says her husband was verbally taunted by other fans. Authorities say they're trying to figure out what happened.Insider4 DAYS AGO
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CVS Pharmacy to Close a Branch in WorcesterHerbie J PilatoNewsBreak Contributor
Sunny Hostin's Son Hurt in Skateboard AccidentBernard McGlothin Jr.NewsBreak Contributor
Myths and Urban Legends in Rhode IslandDede KurniaNewsBreak Contributor
Drugs concealed inside various types of toys, ranging from Disney-Halloween to Kid Trucks.Hunt County Theft ReportsNewsBreak Contributor
Bellingham man arrested on fentanyl, cocaine and ammunition charges, police say
A Bellingham man is facing drug and ammunition charges after police executed a search warrant at a residence on Friday, police said.
Marlboro PD searching for dangerous man who escaped police custody during medical procedure
MARLBORO, Mass — Marlboro police are searching for a dangerous man who escaped police custody while undergoing a medical procedure at UMass Marlborough Hospital. Marlboro police say Isaac Rivera, 24 was arrested for numerous charges including domestic assault and battery, strangulation, assault and battery on a police officer, and illegal possession of a firearm.
'Not licensed to be drilling teeth': Milford PD finds dentist office in convenience store
MILFORD - A man will be facing criminal charges after police said he was performing illegal dentistry procedures in the back of a convenience store. Juan Hermida Munoz, 64, was performing dentistry in a backroom at Alternative Convenience Store, 140 Main St., Suite 7, Police Chief Robert Tusino said on Friday.
Massachusetts State Police, local police, investigating shooting death of 15-year-old
Tragedy has struck in the Bay State as a Massachusetts teen has been shot and killed. Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old male that occurred Friday at 3:23 p.m. at 131 Lynn Road in Brockton, according to Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz.
This School has Been Named the Worst College in Massachusetts
The Bay State is home to nearly 150 colleges, universities, and technical schools for prospective students of all career interests. You'll find the best of the best, decent schools, and then some not-so-great options here.
A Massachusetts Woman in her 50s Was the $758.7 Million Powerball Winner, Where is She Today?
In 2017, the world learned the name Mavis Wanczyk after she secured the monumental $758.7 million Powerball jackpot. A Massachusetts native in her 50s, she became the lone victor of the August 27 draw, walking away with an astounding $336,350,655 post-taxation.
Police asking public for information related to Saturday shooting
CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WLNE) — A man was killed after being shot in Central Falls Saturday night. Central Falls Police Department Capt. Craig Viens said that a shooting was reported in the area of Dexter Street and Sumner Avenue around 9:20 p.m. Viens said that when officers arrived at...
Man dies after being stabbed in Cumberland
CUMBERLAND, R.I. (WPRI) — A man has died after being stabbed Saturday afternoon in Cumberland. According to Police Chief Matthew Benson, 40-year-old Otis Diggs, was stabbed after an altercation on Front Street around 3 p.m. Diggs was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Benson said that no arrests have been […]
Massachusetts Medicinal Cannabis Program Update
This article is sponsored by MMJ.com, a telemedicine clinic. A 10.75% excise tax is imposed on transfers of marijuana and marijuana products from a retailer for recreational purposes.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Framingham, MA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Framingham.
How Auburn Mall in Auburn, MA, is Adapting to Change
The Auburn Mall opened its doors to the public in 1971, developed by JMB Realty. It was a symbol of modern retail, offering a variety of stores and services to the residents of Auburn, Massachusetts. The mall initially featured two major anchor stores, Denholm’s and Sears, attracting many shoppers.
Keller: Is President Joe Biden's age a valid campaign issue?
BOSTON – President Joe Biden's age has become a major campaign issue as we move closer to his bid for re-election in 2024. Massachusetts Democratic Party chairman Steve Kerrigan told WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller that talks about the president being 80 are discriminatory. "Ageism is the only remaining acceptable form of discrimination in our society. We talk about it openly," Kerrigan said. "No one would say 'Do you think someone's being female is a valid concern?' or 'Someone being in a wheelchair is a valid concern?' or 'Someone being gay is a valid concern?' We talk about ageism when...
2 Massachusetts Cities Are Among the 20 Worst Cities to Raise Children
Massachusetts has received a number of accolades and quite a reputation when it comes to raising a family. As a matter of fact, it was recently reported that Massachusetts Ranks as the Best State to Raise a Family in 2023. In addition, Massachusetts gets high praise for its educational offerings as the Bay State is Home to Two Schools Ranked Best in the World. Furthermore, another article recently reported that Living in Massachusetts Can Prolong Your Life. These are just some of the positive attributes that come along with living in Massachusetts.
10 most expensive homes sold in Worcester County, Sept. 17-23
A house in Southborough that sold for $2.4 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Worcester County in the past week. In total, 155 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $493,808. The average price per square foot ended up at $285.
Massachusetts efforts for police accountability rise while other states fall behind
Following the August release of a statewide database of police disciplinary records, two of three Northeastern police officer records have been amended in an effort to correct the original publication. The Massachusetts Police Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, or POST Commission, faced controversy after its database of statewide police...
Tropical Storm Ophelia Moves North, Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Prepare for 40mph Winds and Rain
Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts residents are dealing with Tropical Storm Ophelia’s effects, which is now moving north. Despite Ophelia's center in the Carolinas, its disturbance extends northward into southern New England, leaving regions in its path preparing for consistent rain and wind.
Should New Hampshire Raise Their Minimum Wage Like Massachusetts?
When I was growing up in Massachusetts, the minimum wage was $8.00. I remember working my wage up to $10 or even $12, and being really satisfied with that wage. By the end of my senior year of high school, I think I was up to around $14 or $15.
Wheels finally turning on passenger rail dreams in Massachusetts (Editorial)
The figure is $108 million. That’s million, with an “m,” as in momentum. Last week’s grant award to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and two rail giants is the clearest evidence yet that a dream of reawakening passenger rail travel will become reality. To be sure,...
Massachusetts has a huge waitlist for state-funded housing. So why are 2,300 units vacant?
In Massachusetts, which has some of the country’s most expensive real estate, 184,000 people are on a waitlist for the state’s 41,500 subsidized apartments. But nearly 2,300 state-funded apartments remain empty.
A Closer Look: Proposed Capital Gains Tax Causes Democratic Division in Massachusetts
The proposed capital gains tax has sparked debates in Massachusetts, leading to potential divisions among Democrats. The state party's chairperson downplayed these concerns amidst discussions to standardize this tax with other states.