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Mass. Firefighter Back to Work After Assault Charge
A long-time Haverhill firefighter has returned to work after he was arrested and charged with assaulting his adult daughter's boyfriend with a tiki torch.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Why Thanksgivukkah Is a Portmanteau - and What That Means
Given all the hoopla surrounding it, it's surprising that only one reader has written in about "Thanksgivukkah," the word coined for this year's coinciding of Thanksgiving dinner with the first night of Hanukkah.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Haverhill Firefighter Arrested At His Methuen Home
A longtime Haverhill firefighter voluntarily turned over 13 firearms and two crates of ammunition to Methuen police after he was arrested on assault and battery charges Wednesday evening.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Somerville waste company must
A Somerville waste disposal company must pay $90,000 as a result of a two-year investigation by the state attorney general's office into wage law violations.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Pies galore at Greenland Women's Club sale
Dozens of people jammed into the "pie corridor" at Greenland Central School on Sunday morning to lay claim to one or more of the 500 pies for sale during the 23rd annual Craft Fair and Pie Festival held by the Greenland Women's Club.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
'Merrimack Valley Bandit' Indicted for Armed Robbery
A Salem man was indicted this week on charges that he robbed a bank in Massachusetts back in February.
Animal-cruelty suspect: I carried dogs to safety
Margot Nickerson-Malpher testified the first sign something was wrong with any of her 15 animals -- 12 dogs and three cats -- in her van was when her dog, "Circles,'' collapsed.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Greenland Pie Festival and Craft Fair eagerly awaited
The Greenland Women's Club's popular Pie Festival and Craft Fair, now entering its 23rd year, is taking place Sunday at Central School.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
With new support, Zanni again looks at IT privatization [The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass.]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nov. 17--METHUEN -- Mayor Stephen Zanni's second term promises to start much like his first -- with a push to privatize the municipal Information Technology department.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Black bear spotted in Methuen
A Methuen man had an unusual visitor Wednesday: a black bear that stayed a while then eventually wandered back into the woods behind the home.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Man wanted in kidnapping, pistol-whipping of woman is arrested in NYC deli bathroom
Walton Valentin, 30, of 41 Hardy St. in Methuen was arrested on Thursday afternoon by members of the Massachusetts State Police's violent fugitive apprehension squad along with members of the New York City Police Department.
Methuen man wanted in NH attack on woman arrested in NYC
State Police say a fugitive task force has arrested a Massachusetts man wanted in a serious assault on a woman in New Hampshire.
Arrest Log: 11/14/2013
Jose Mayancela, 25, 72 Read St.; unlawful possession of a firearm, operating without a license, assault with a dangerous weapon .
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Lynch blasted for not sharing info on discrimination appeal with Council
City Councilors Rita Mercier and Rodney Elliott sharply criticized City Manager Bernie Lynch at Tuesday night's meeting for not keeping them informed about the lengthy appeals process that resulted in the city paying $642,000 to a former Lowell police officer.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Senior Center Thanksgiving Dinner and More From the Tewksbury Council on Aging
The Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks will hold its Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Tewksbury Senior Citizens this Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Elks Lodge on South Street.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Police searching for Methuen man who allegedly kidnapped and tried to murder girlfriend
Police in New Hampshire and Massachusetts are searching for a Methuen man with a history for violent assaults who they allege kidnapped his girlfriend in Lawrence, drove into New Hampshire, then tried to kill her in a hotel.