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5 Lynn Top Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants
Lynn, Massachusetts, boasts a thriving culinary scene, and we’ve just scratched the surface with our exploration of five Lynn top hole-in-the-wall restaurants. Among these, One Mighty Mill, The Blue Ox, Tacos Lupita, Casa Antigua Restaurant, and April’s Pub & Grill have proven themselves as some of the Lynn top hole-in-the-wall restaurants. These establishments have not only tantalized our taste buds but have also revealed the diverse and delicious offerings that Lynn has to offer.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Drug Overdose, Bomb Threats, and Vandalism Impact Essex County, Massachusetts
This week in Essex County, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents included a shooting in Lynn that led to a shelter-in-place alert, a guilty plea in connection with a fatal drug overdose in Andover, multiple bomb threats against a Salem elementary school, anti-LGBTQIA+ graffiti and vandalism in Salem, and the arrest of a second suspect in the Lynn shooting.
Saugus making progress on third fire station
SAUGUS — The town posted a request for qualifications for firms to conduct a feasibility study to examine building a third fire station in town, a key step forward for a long-discussed project that is inching closer to becoming a reality. Town Meeting in May approved $400,000 for conducting the feasibility study by an overwhelming The post Saugus making progress on third fire station appeared first on Itemlive.
9/22/23 Police Log
All address information, particularly arrests, reflects police records. In the event of a perceived inaccuracy, it is the sole responsibility of the concerned party to contact the relevant police department and have the department issue a notice of correction to The Daily Item. Corrections or clarifications will not be made without express notice of change The post 9/22/23 Police Log appeared first on Itemlive.
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Elderly Man Found Dead and Drug/Firearm Charges in Newton, Massachusetts
Two incidents occurred in Newton, Massachusetts this week. In the first incident, an 84-year-old man who went missing from an assisted living facility was found alive but later passed away. The second incident involved a Newton man who pleaded guilty to selling cocaine and a firearm to an undercover agent while on supervised release.
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Trafficking and Infant Death Under Investigation in Lawrence, Massachusetts
This week in Lawrence, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include the takedown of a drug trafficking ring resulting in the seizure of a large amount of fentanyl, the arrest of individuals involved in drug trafficking in Mexico and Maine, and the investigation into the death of an infant brought to a hospital. Law enforcement agencies are actively working to address these issues and ensure the safety of the community.
9/23/23 Police Log
All address information, particularly arrests, reflects police records. In the event of a perceived inaccuracy, it is the sole responsibility of the concerned party to contact the relevant police department and have the department issue a notice of correction to The Daily Item. Corrections or clarifications will not be made without express notice of change The post 9/23/23 Police Log appeared first on Itemlive.
Weekly Safety Report: Bus Accident, Fraud Conviction, Toddler Fatality, Wanted Suspect Captured, Airplane Incident, Postal Worker Robbery in Suffolk County, Massachusetts
This week in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a person suffering life-threatening injuries after being struck by a bus in Dorchester, a Massachusetts man convicted of defrauding rideshare companies using stolen identities, a toddler struck and killed by a tow truck while lying in the road in Maine, the capture of one of Boston's most wanted suspects, a family reporting their daughter discovering a phone taped to the back of an airplane's toilet seat, and a postal worker being robbed in Dorchester.
Weekly Safety Report: Tragic Accident and Missing Child Raise Concerns in Chelsea, Massachusetts
This week in Chelsea, Massachusetts, two incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. In the first incident, a tragic accident resulted in the death of a 21-month-old toddler who was struck by a tow truck while lying in the road. The driver claimed he did not realize it was a child until the collision occurred. In the second incident, an 11-year-old boy with autism went missing, prompting a large-scale search. Thankfully, he was found safe in Cambridge several hours later. These incidents highlight the importance of vigilance and safety measures in the community.
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Boston Market Is Closing These Stores in 2023 (Is Yours One of Them?)
Before picking up turkey and cornbread on the way home, check out these Boston Market locations closing in 2023 to make sure yours isn’t one of them.
Dorchester Drug Investigation Leads to Multiple Firearm and Ammunition Seizures: What Residents Need to Know
On September 22, 2023, Drug Control Units from District C-11 (Dorchester) and B-3 (Mattapan) arrested Reginald Mells, 44, during a drug investigation. The officers executed search warrants at 6 Darlington Street, Dorchester, where they found multiple firearms, ammunition, and drugs.
Health director expresses concerns about the potential impact of migrant families living in Saugus
Saugus Director of Public Health John R. Fralick III told the Board of Health this week that he’s frustrated because he knows so little about the migrant families who moved into Saugus more than a month ago. At Monday’s monthly board meeting (Sept. 18), he briefed members on “a rapidly evolving, very fluid situation that we’re just trying to keep our finger on the pulse of.”
25 Investigates: MA barring ICE from accessing RMV records without a warrant or court order
State Attorney General Andrea Campbell recently published regulations to specifically bar Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or “ICE,” from accessing RMV data. Todd Lyons, director of ICE’s Boston office, says that limits ICE’s ability to go after foreign fugitives.
Weekly Safety Report: Gas Leak and Homicide Shake Waltham, Massachusetts
Two incidents occurred in Waltham, Massachusetts this week. The first incident involved a small gas leak at Boston Children's Waltham hospital, resulting in the evacuation of construction workers but no impact on the hospital itself. The second incident was a shooting death ruled as a homicide, where a woman died from gunshot wounds during a fight with a neighbor. A minor picked up the weapon and shot the woman. No charges have been filed yet.
Weekly Safety Report: Conviction for Fraudulent Driver Accounts and Tractor-Trailer Fuel Spill in Revere, Massachusetts
A man in Revere, Massachusetts was convicted of defrauding rideshare companies by creating over 50 fraudulent driver accounts using stolen identities. He was charged with wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. In another incident, a jackknifed tractor-trailer caused delays on Route 1 in Revere due to a fuel spill. The left lane was closed, and there is no information on injuries.
Massachusetts’ Oldest Police Department is the Oldest in America
Our local police departments along with the Massachusetts State Police do so much to keep us safe and serve justice that sometimes we take it for granted. Think about all of the things our police departments do throughout Massachusetts to better the community like preventing crime and keeping us safe to things we may not even realize or think of including hosting and participating in sessions regarding virtual bullying, connecting with our children by visiting schools, offering in-person or virtual coffee chats with the public, giving public tours of the police stations, participating in community fundraising events like "Cop on Top" (an event where law enforcement officers sit on the rooftop of a building for one or more days to raise awareness of and funds for Special Olympics) or just having someone from law enforcement listen to citizen concerns. These are just a few examples of what our fine police departments do to put the community first.
Weekly Safety Report: Malfunctioning Gates, False Alarm, and Hit and Run in Wilmington, MA
The Wilmington Police Log for September 12, 2023, highlights incidents including malfunctioning railroad gates, a false alarm triggered by a homeowner, and a hit and run in a parking lot.
What $2,000 a month in rent can get you in Boston and other U.S. cities
The average asking price for a one-bedroom apartment in the city on Thursday was $3,000. Finding an affordable place to rent in Boston may seem like a Herculean task. The average asking price for a one-bedroom apartment in the city on Thursday was $3,000, according to ApartmentAdvisor, an online marketplace, and Boston is the third-most expensive metro for renters in the country, behind New York City and Jersey City.
Saugus road work to begin later this month
SAUGUS — The Department of Public Works will perform additional pavement-improvement projects that include pavement milling, overlay paving, roadway-reclamation work, and curb replacements on several streets beginning later this month, Town Manager Scott Crabtree’s office announced Thursday. There will be road work on some sections of Buena Vista Street, Elm Street, Warren Road, Williams Avenue, The post Saugus road work to begin later this month appeared first on Itemlive.