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Shots fired at Lowell police detective, three men sought
An undercover Lowell detective was shot at five times while conducting surveillance on three men in a Honda Accord on Moore and Lawrence streets Wednesday afternoon.
Wed May 22, 2013
Mayoral ally draws scrutiny in Lawrence
Revenue has dropped at the Museum Square Garage, run by the City of Lawrence. Its manager, Justo Garcia, an ally of Mayor William Lantigua, is a focus of an FBI investigation.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Budget plan would add Gateway Cities
The number of Gateway Cities in Massachusetts would expand by more than a third under a Senate budget proposal scheduled for debate this week.
Motorcyclist Injured in Morning Crash on Elliott Street
The following are excerpts from reports in the Danvers Police Department press log from May 18-20. Saturday, May 18 4:03 a.m. Report of a person lying in the road on Pine Street.
Police Log: Struck in the Head and Breastfeeding While Driving
The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Sunday, May 12, to Tuesday, May 14.
Mon May 20, 2013
Sentinel & Enterprise
Lowell murder suspect has Thursday court date
For nearly three weeks in March, the stabbing death of 60-year-old Angela Aponte, known for her dedication to her church and volunteerism in her Acre neighborhood in Lowell, went unsolved.
Sun May 19, 2013
Police Arrest Log
Matthew S. Praetz, 29, 135 Washington St., Apt. 1, Peabody; operating after suspension , speeding, operating a motor vehicle without license in possession, no proof of insurance and false name/address. -- Gerson Manzueta, 33, 21 Cottage St., Dracut; manufacturing/dispensing Class B substance, possession of a Class B substance with intent to ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Scabies Outbreak at CLASS, Inc. Facilities
A series of health and safety violations led to a Scabies outbreak at CLASS, Inc., a facility that provides job training and placement, on site production work, day habilitation and other services to assist developmentally disabled adults, according to their website .
Thu May 16, 2013
Land Purchase to Pave Way for Regional River Path
With the approval of two articles at Town Meeting last week, the Andover Trails Committee is now looking forward to the preservation of an 11-acre parcel of land that will be a key part in a future river path.
Tue May 14, 2013
Two Accidents at Same Time, Same Place
The following are excepts from the North Andover Police log. Saturday, May 11 At 2:04 p.m., a man walked into the police station and reported that his wallet was stolen at Panera Bread.
Mon May 13, 2013
Enterprise christens Lawrence office on Tuesday
Enterprise Bank will christen the opening of its 21st branch office, at 290 Merrimack St.
Sat May 11, 2013
Three Disorderly Conduct Arrests in Medford
The following is a selective list of entries from the Medford Police log from Friday, May 3 through Monday, May 6, 2013 and any arrests recorded during that time.
Thu May 09, 2013
Weekend Planner: Kites Fly in Lexington, Emerson Umbrella Gets Artrageous
It's Thursday, and you've got no idea what you'll do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue.
Man Flies Flag Upside Down Because Upset With the Government
The following are excerpts from reports in the Danvers Police Department press log from May 5-7. Sunday, May 5 6:58 p.m. A caller at a mobile home park reported another person threatened "to beat him up." No further details were available.
Wed May 08, 2013
CHART: Massachusetts' Top High Schools 2013 From #1 to #344
From #1 Weston High School to #344 International High School in Lawrence, you'll find every public, charter, and technical high school in Massachusetts*. Where does your school fall? *Schools that were missing MCAS or SAT scores were not ranked.
Police seek suspect in alleged car theft
Police were looking Tuesday for a suspect who fled a traffic stop early in the morning after driving what police said was a stolen vehicle from Arkansas.
Tue May 07, 2013
What Price Cheap Clothing?
When the Rana Plaza garment factory building collapsed on April 24, crushing hundreds of workers under a pile of concrete and machinery that used to be an eight-story factory building, it was like lifting a rock in your garden and finding a snake's nest full of baby rattlers.
Kohl's Shoplifting and Market Basket Drug Bust
The following are excepts from the North Andover Police log. Friday, May 3 At 10:15 p.m., Kohl's reported that female shoplifters were trying to run out of the building.
Lawrence man indicted in slaying of Lowell stepmother
A 47-year-old Lawrence man has been indicted on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges after Lowell police say he brutally stabbed his stepmother to death, then fled her apartment, covered in her blood, stealing her television and cell phone.
Police Log: Walgreen's Employee Punches Knife-Weilding Would-Be Robber
The following is an excerpt from the i»¿ Woburn Police Department i»¿ log. i»¿ Please note that this is a sampling of activity in the log, not a complete account.