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State Police Reconstructing Fatal Salem Accident Tonight
The Salem Police Department announced Thursday that Marlborough Road from Osborne Hill to Rockdale Avenue will be closed to all traffic tonight from 9 to 11 p.m. to perform an accident reconstruction with the State Police Department.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Salem Police Make Warrant Arrest on Margin Street
At 4:46 p.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious item found in an apartment on First Street.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Regulators: Revere-only casino should have new vote
Revere, Mass. Mayor Daniel Rizzo speaks to reporters during a news conference in Lynn, Mass., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, next to a rendering of a proposed casino development by Mohegan Sun in Revere, Mass.
Fire guts Lynn apartment building, 15 homeless
Lynn firefighters work a 3 alarm fire at 139 Chestnut St. today December 10, 2013.
Acupuncture program brings solace for patients in hospice
In her Winthrop living room, she is silent in her pink, comfy chair. Just moments before, Daria Casinelli, a licensed acupuncturist, inserted 14 needles in Woods' wrists, feet, and ears to help reduce the pain she feels in her feet and stomach, and to allow the 80-year-old former nurse to breathe easier.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Local officials endorse Revere casino proposal
Area leaders, from left, Revere Mayor Daniel Rizzo, Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, Saugus Town Manager Scott Crabtree and Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash, stand beside a rendering of a proposed casino development by Mohegan Sun in Revere, during a news conference in Lynn, Mass., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
House Struck With Chocolate, Man Reports Threat With Knife and Extortion Call
An officer said the house was "struck with chocolate." 2:17 p.m. A caller on Lisburn Street complained about a blue Escalade from Walden Hill Drive.
Lynn man indicted on murder charge in baby's death
A Lynn man charged with fatally beating his girlfriend's 3-month-old son is now facing a murder charge.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lodge at Old Trail Celebrates First Centenarian Resident
Florence Greville marked her 100th birthday with a party at The Lodge at Old Trail Nov. 19. A lifelong piano player, Greville decided to take up jazz piano at age 98 and enjoyed a jazz piano concert at the party.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Memories make Christmas glow
Christmas has crept up on us so fast this year. As for decorating I'm a little behind.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Woman Threatens to Shoot Feral Cats Because She Doesn't Feel Safe
2:24 p.m. A caller at a Martin Circle apartment left a message complaining there were "ferals" in the area and they killed a wild bunny.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Salem Man Arrested on Unarmed Robbery Charge
At 4:39 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on High Street Court. A group of kids were reportedly spotted smoking marijuana at a playground.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Religion News Service
GetGetReligion: no more reform
Last week, Godbeat cop Terry Mattingly celebrated the season by giving thanks that the Los Angeles Times had reported that the Methodist pastor convicted of officiating at his gay son's same-sex wedding was now facing a choice between "loyalty to church doctrine, or loyalty to his son."
State grants will fund work on Berkshire trails
Pittsfield and three towns in the county have received grant funding under the state's Recreational Trails Grant Program, which this year provided $1,023,284 for 32 projects statewide.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Mr. Know-It-All: Oxford University evolved over the years
When was Oxford University in England founded? T.J., New York City According to legend, Oxford University was founded in 872 when King Alfred met some monks and had a scholarly debate that lasted several days.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Two Drivers Charged With OUIs
Friday, Nov. 15 10:06 a.m., police charged Debra Digan, 34, 586 Eastern Ave., Lynn with operating a motor vehicle with her license revoked as a habitual offender.
Salem Man Arrested on Assault Charges
At 9:56 a.m., police took custody of a man arrested at the Lynn Police Station. Linda A. Grieco , 58, of 73 Tracy Ave., Lynn, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest on Theft and Possession of Burglary Tool Charges
The initial call turned into a request for medical aid due to the female being unconscious.
Danvers Man Charged With 3rd OUI After Crash on High Street
Police searched the area, but didn't find anything. 11:06 p.m. Report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries at the Courtyard Marriott behind the Liberty Tree Mall.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
Cornerstone Realty Capital Arranges $1.8 M Refi For Lynn Property
Cornerstone Realty Capital has arranged a $1.8 million loan for its client, Alex Realty Group LLC, to refinance a multifamily building in Lynn.