Talk of the Towns
The Middleboro Health Department has issued an alert as the result of a positive finding for West Nile virus in a mosquito pool in the northwest quandrant of the town.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Our View: Mental health and jails: Penny wise, pound foolish
Those estimates represent 45% of federal offenders, 56% state offenders, and 64% jail inmates.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Mosquito spraying in Marion and Rochester Wednesday morning
The Plymouth County Mosquito Control will conduct ground spraying in Rochester and Marion early Wednesday morning, weather permitting.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Massachusetts State Police to hold sobriety checkpoints in Hampden and Essex counties
Massachusetts State Police will be looking for intoxicated drivers this weekend in Plymouth County, where a sobriety checkpoint will be established Saturday evening into Sunday morning.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Trial likely in dispute between Plymouth County DA, former prosecutor
A legal dispute between the Plymouth County district attorney and one of his former top prosecutors is likely headed to trial after the two sides failed to reach a settlement this week.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Brockton boy, 12, killed on birthday by an 18-wheeler
The 12-year-old Brockton boy who was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer while in-line skating on his birthday yesterday was a recalled as a spirited, friendly kid who loved playing outdoors and a always had a smile for a everyone.
Boy hit and killed by truck in Brockton
A child was hit and killed by a truck on Battles Street in Brockton on Thursday afternoon, according to Brockton officials.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Man accused of impeding Duxbury remains investigation
A man was arraigned Monday in Brockton District Court on charges connected to a box of human remains that was found in Duxbury two weeks ago.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Man charged with misleading Duxbury death probe
A Guatemalan man has been charged with misleading police in an investigation of human remains found in a box in Duxbury last month.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Human remains found in Duxbury
Investigators identified what they believe to be human remains in a box in Duxbury that was reported to police as a suspicious package.