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updated Fri. March 16, 2018

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Once again, news reports emerge of wrongful death suits against the Bristol County Jail and House of Correction (The Standard-Times, March 2, and The Boston Globe, March 9, 2018). Just like the many past reports and lawsuits, stretching back to the 1990s, these are deeply disturbing. They reflect a ...
BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Senate unanimously voted to approve a bill on Thursday that would outlaw the drowning of animals. ... The vote comes as Radoslaw Czerkawski, the man charged with animal cruelty in connection with the Puppy Doe case, is on trial in Norfolk County Superior Court in ...

Population densities surprisingly vary significantly across Massachusetts. Generally, the western region into Worcester County has densities from 12 to 18 deer per square mile, a reasonable number that in most cases works to keep Lyme disease, collisions and forest damage to a minimum. As we look ...
For the second consecutive year, Bristol County, Massachusetts, was ranked as one of the unhealthiest counties in the state, according to the ninth annual County Health Rankings report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Researchers looked ...
Massachusetts is made up of 14 counties, and according to the report, Hampden County ranked 14th as the most unhealthy county in the state. The report looked at things like length of ... As for the other counties, Hampshire ranked 5th, Franklin 10th and Berkshire County is 12th. Nantucket county is ranked ...
Winds will reach 55-65 mph from Cape Ann to coastal Plymouth county and over Cape Cod and the Islands. Expect gusts of 40-55 mph along the rest of the coast. Inland gusts will top out between 20-40 mph. Blizzard conditions are forecast to occur at times in eastern Mass. due to the intensity of the snow ...

... across a very wide swath of Central and Eastern Massachusetts, and continuing, by the way, to put snow down all the way to Berkshire County." Blizzard warnings are in effect for Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts, and Plymouth, Barnstable and Dukes counties in southeastern Massachusetts.
But on Sunday, the authorities in Plymouth County, Mass., announced a breakthrough: They had made an arrest. Two days earlier and 700 miles away, the police in Troutman, N.C., helped Massachusetts state troopers arrest Michael A. Hand, 61. Rendition proceedings are underway to bring Mr. Hand ...
With the exception of a few Western Massachusetts towns, the most-heavily impacted clusters remain in the eastern part of the state. Utility poles in Worcester County, Middlesex County and Essex County were struck especially hard, leaving more than 75 percent of customers without power. In small, Essex ...
The Massachusetts State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Suffolk County Saturday, March 3, into Sunday, March 4, State Police Superintendent Col. Kerry Gilpin said Thursday in a press release. The checkpoint, essentially a large roadblock designed to stop all traffic on a given ...
WALLINGFORD -- A privately held real estate investment firm based in central Massachusetts has purchased the sprawling Bristol-Myers Squibb corporate ... The acquisition of the Bristol-Myers complex is the second New Haven County acquisition that Calare has made since the beginning of 2018.
14, 2018. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 30-year-old Lilian Calderon on Tuesday after officials granted a stay of deportation while she seeks legal status. A federal judge barred her deportation last week after the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts filed suit.
That means, of course, expect prices to rise come from February to Memorial Day - give or take. Right now it's at the worst on the Islands, where a gallon of gas is well over $3. On the mainland, it doesn't get worse than Suffolk County's $2.71 per gallon. The cheapest around is the Berkshires at $2.58.
Boston - opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts declined in 2017 by an estimated 8.3 percent compared with the year before, the Department of public health announced Wednesday. ... We are also seeing some positive changes in the county, based on the number of calls that my detectives are getting.
"While the economic climate in eastern Massachusetts remains strong, there are some property homeowners who are facing economic challenges, many through no fault of their own," said O'Donnell. "As register, I am very proud of the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds' partnership with Quincy Community ...
Boston -- The state's first influenza-associated pediatric death this year was confirmed Tuesday in Essex County by The Massachusetts Department of public health (DPH). The child was an Essex County resident. The diagnosis was confirmed by clinical test and symptoms, DPH officials said,. The victim ...
HarborOne Bank of Brockton, Mass., has acquired Cumberland County mortgage of South Portland for an undisclosed amount. HarborOne said in a Jan. 31 press release that the acquisition immediately positions it as an industry-leading home lender in Maine. Cumberland County Mortgage did $131.59 ...

The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings for most Massachusetts counties. Here is what to expect in the next two days. ... By Wednesday afternoon, about 6-8 inches of snow is likely across much of Massachusetts, including Berkshire County. On the South Shore and Cape Cod, ...
Davenport Farm shift marks new chapter in generations-long role in county ... The sad news is that the slow demise of dairy farming in Franklin County continues, but the good news is that many of our milk producers are finding other ways to replace or ... In the 1960s, Massachusetts had 1,400 dairy farms.
Thomas D. Oloughlin, 21, of Norwell, Massachusetts, operating without safety equipment July 20, 2017, in Rangeley; $100 fine. Scott P. Randall, 30, of Searsport, kindling fire without permit Sept. 2, 2017, in Weld; $100 fine. Vivian Savage, 65, of Sanford, Florida, operating after license suspended Aug.
A winter weather watch has been issued for Plymouth County and eastern Norfolk County as ocean effect snow is expected to make its way to shore. The watch is in ... "Snow showers are expected to develop late tonight and continue into Monday across the eastern Massachusetts coast. While much of the ...
OO/ Norfolk MA-Suffolk MA-Essex MA-Middlesex MA-Plymouth MA-Bristol MA- Washington RI-Newport RI-Kent RI-Providence RI-Bristol RI- 106 AM EST SAT JAN 13 2018 The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a * Flood Warning for... Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts... Suffolk ...
A formal flash flood warning has been issued for Berkshire County on Friday as heavy rain moves into the region. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported a flash flood warning in the area until 4:45 p.m. Forecasters have warned of possible flooding on Friday due to a combination of ...
A coastal flood warning has been issued ahead of a storm expected to bring strong winds and up to - or possibly more than - a foot of snow to communities in Massachusetts. The coastal flood warning will go into effect Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the following counties: Barnstable, Essex, Nantucket, ...
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Berkshire, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Worcester counties. The advisory remains in effect from 3 a.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday for Berkshire County; 7 a.m. Friday to noon Saturday for Essex, ...
The DEA Special Agent in Charge Michael J. Ferguson echoed that sentiment: "Those responsible for distributing lethal drugs like fentanyl to the citizens of Massachusetts need to be held accountable for their actions. DEA's top priority is combating the opioid epidemic by working with our local, county and ...
A not-for-profit prisoners' rights group is suing Massachusetts Bristol County Sheriff's Office for holding prisoners with serious mental illness in ... The suicide rate at the Bristol County House of Corrections and Jail is twice the rate of other Massachusetts county correctional facilities, Tenneriello said, and ...
The 16-year-old girl who was allegedly held and tortured in a Massachusetts basement Dec. 27 was a resident of Sicklerville in Camden County who went to Massachusetts for a job training program, according to authorities. police have said that the girl ended up at a home in 10 White Terrace in Auburn ...
Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O'Donnell was recently named the 2017 Register of the Year by the Massachusetts County Registers of Deeds Association. "I am truly humbled to receive this award, and I accept it on behalf of all the employees who work here at the registry," said O'Donnell.
My name is Thomas Ramos, and I am prompted to write in response to the article "State bill aims to cut off aid to sanctuary cities," by contributing writer Sam Cote, published in The Standard-Times newspaper on Nov. 17. In the article, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, exposes how ignorant he is of ...
The winter storm warning is in effect for Central Middlesex County, Eastern Essex, Northern Worcester, Northwest Middlesex County, Southeast Middlesex, Southern Worcester, Suffolk, Western Essex and Western Norfolk from 4 a.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. on Sunday. There is a winter weather advisory that ...
If you're on the Cape or even in coastal Plymouth County, you'll see snow turn into the dreaded wintry mix during the afternoon and evening. How much snow can you expect? The NWS issued an expected snowfall map Saturday morning, so you can get an idea of how much your city or town will see.
The majority of the state with see 3-6 inches, including Metro Boston, Worcester, central Massachusetts and areas on the North Shore. A winter storm warning is in effect for Central Middlesex County, Eastern Essex, Northern Worcester, Northwest Middlesex County, Southeast Middlesex, Southern ...
Roads get slick quickly as snow envelops Worcester County .... The speed limit on the Massachusetts Turnpike was reduced to 40 mph from Millbury to the New York border. The storm that crippled parts of the Deep South began dumping what was expected to be several inches of snow across most of ...
According to a July headcount, there are nearly 9,600 young people in foster care in Massachusetts. That's 1,500 more than five years ago. Many are victims of violence and negligence, substance abuse and poverty. State Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier, the bill's sponsor, says Berkshire County has ...
Maintaining a sizable group of state troopers in the woods of Southern Berkshire County to police anti-gas pipeline protests had cost Massachusetts State Police just under $1 million as of October's end. state police spokesman David Procopio provided month-by-month invoices on the cost of the details, ...
Massachusetts State Police announced a drunk-driving checkpoint will be held soon somewhere in Plymouth County. By Jason Claffey, Patch ... PLYMOUTH, MA -- state police this week announced they will conduct a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Plymouth County later this month. The roadblock will ...
This information can be found in larger, longer and outdated texts, but St. James' "Annotated List of Birds of Berkshire county, Massachusetts" is a handy-sized paperback with up-to-date information that can be carried on birding trips along with a field guide. Even just paging through and reading an entry or ...
On Thursday evening at the Franklin County Master Plumbers Association's ... While there are other plumbing associations in Massachusetts, ...
Massachusetts public health officials take aim at trade worker opioid ... Since then, a second group, this one in Barnstable County, which ...
... the Brockton courthouse for inmates from Plymouth County Correctional ... of the Massachusetts Trial Court and the Plymouth County Sheriff's ...
Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving In Worcester County ... Worcester County, MA--Did you make the decision not to cook this year?
A Massachusetts man has been arrested and a large quantity of heroin ... Twiggs was being held Wednesday on $15,000 cash bail at the Penobscot County Jail. ... of heroin back to Maine for redistribution in the two counties.
UPDATE: Fugitive brought back to Massachusetts to answer to .... "Today, I want to commend the Essex County District Attorney's Office, the ...
Massachusetts man pleads guilty to human trafficking in NH ... Assistant Hillsborough County Attorney Michele Battaglia told the court how the ...
... killed in a single-car rollover crash in Massachusetts on Tuesday. ... is located in Worcester County, north of the Massachusetts Turnpike.
But that help is extending to Middlesex County, MA, as a New Jersey native and friend of the Tufaros who lives in Wayland started a gift card ...
Richard D. McKeon, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police ... by the Massachusetts state police on a public way in Essex County on ...
DANVERS, MA -- This weekend be aware that state police are setting up a "Sobriety Checkpoint" in Essex County from Saturday Nov. 11 into ...
Taunton, MA, October 26, 2017 -- Bristol County Savings Bank is one of 42 Massachusetts banks participating in the Small Business Banking ...


 

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