WEST NEWBURY — Superintendent Justin Bartholomew is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the towns of Groveland, Merrimac and West Newbury, a working group has been formed of professionals and representatives of the district and its member communities to determine a path forward that results in a return to five-day in-person instruction this spring.
RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace reports that the Randolph Police Department is investigating after shots were fired at a vehicle and a man was stabbed late Saturday evening. Police received a 911 call for a reported stabbing at 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. Police and emergency medical professionals located a 30-year-old Boston man in […]
EASTON — Chief Kevin Partridge and Deputy Chief Jonathan Carroll report that the Easton Fire Department responded to a serious multi-vehicle crash on Thursday evening that resulted in injuries to 10 people. Easton Firefighters were dispatched at 5:07 p.m. to the intersection of Washington and Purchase streets for a report of a serious crash between two […]
Lower Merrimack Valley Vaccine Clinic Reports Successful Nine-Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, Alerts Residents to New State Guidelines Effectively Shutting it Down
WEST NEWBURY — Amesbury Fire Chief Ken Berkenbush, on behalf of nine Merrimack Valley communities and their fire departments and public health officials, reports that extremely successful COVID-19 vaccination clinics have been held at the Dr. John C. Page School in West Newbury over the past two weekends. Officials in the nine communities are calling attention to the efficiency and local impact of this clinic, which has served first responders and the regions’ oldest citizens, and which is now in jeopardy of ending with a sudden shift in vaccine distribution policy in Massachusetts at the state level.
SUDBURY — Goodnow Library Board of Trustees Chair Ingrid J. Mayyasi wishes to provide an update on behalf of the board. “Today we made the difficult decision to end the Goodnow Library’s working relationship with the independent Friends of the Goodnow Library organization. “While we are grateful for the support the organization has provided the […]
STOW — Town Administrator Denise Dembkoski and the Stow Board of Selectmen unilaterally condemn the violence and seditious actions that took place in Washington on Wednesday at the United States Capitol. “As Americans, we stand for a free and fair democratic process, and that is exactly what transpired in November with the election of Joseph […]
BRIDGEWATER — Chief Christopher D. Delmonte reports that the Bridgewater Police Department arrested two people after a stabbing on Dec. 24. ERIC WISE, AGE 36, AND MOLLY FLAHERTY, AGE 33, OF BRIDGEWATER were arrested and charged with: Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon Assault with Intent to Murder Unarmed Robbery Assault with […]
TAUNTON — The Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) joins the entire emergency responder community in mourning the death of Taunton Police Officer John Borges, who died Dec. 24 at age 49 after battling COVID-19. Somerset Police Chief George McNeil, the control chief and head of the SEMLEC Search and Rescue Unit (SAR) recalled Officer […]
NEWPORT — Police Chief Travis Bingham reports that the Newport Police Department responded to a fatal fire late Friday. On Dec. 25 at 9:13 p.m. Newport Police and Fire responded to 58 Pleasant St. in Newport for a reported structure fire. The first arriving police officers found heavy flames coming from the second floor. The […]
Executive Captain Kristopher McCarthy Named Acting Chief