WOBURN– Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Gabriel Megna, 51, of East Boston, pled guilty and was sentenced today on charges of armed carjacking, an incident which occurred following a bank robbery, police chase, and shootout in Malden on March 23, 2012.
Continue reading Man Pleads Guilty And Is Sentenced In Malden Armed Carjacking
On Monday, February 23, 2015 the State Fire Marshal’s Office held an appreciation event for the Troopers and K-9 that are assigned to their office. Continue reading Massachusetts State Police:State Fire Marshal K-9 Appreciation Day
Early this morning, just after 2:00 a.m., Wakefield Police requested assistance from state police K-9 in locating a man that had made threats to harm himself. The man had fled from a residence on foot, with a knife.
Continue reading Massachusetts State Police:K-9 Rocky Locates Man in Frigid Temps in Wakefield
WAKEFIELD — Police Chief Richard Smith reports that the Wakefield Police Department was notified this morning at 1:50 a.m. that a distraught and suicidal 19-year-old male had been reported missing by his mother.
Continue reading Wakefield Police Locate and Assist Suicidal Teen
Mayor Michael J. McGlynn announced that the City of Medford has reached its goal of $1.128 million to construct the Krystle Campbell Peace Garden. Continue reading KRYSTLE CAMPBELL PEACE GARDEN FUNDRAISER SET FOR MARCH 12TH
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Lee Gilliam, 33, of Newton, was arraigned today in Newton District Court on charges of assault and battery on a family or household member, kidnapping, and threatening to commit a crime. Continue reading Man Arraigned In Alleged Domestic Violence And Kidnapping Case
BOSTON – Senator Sal DiDomenico will once again be hosting the Annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on March 6, 2015, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus in Charlestown. Continue reading Senator DiDomenico Hosting Annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Roast in Charlestown
City officials, business and civic group leaders, local developers, and residents gathered recently at the grand opening celebration of Winter Hill Banks’ new Loan Center at 337 Broadway. Several attendees shared their thoughts on the important role of community banking with the Somerville News Weekly.
BEDFORD — Police Chief Robert Bongiorno reports that the Bedford Police Department today arrested an employee of a roofing company and charged him with breaking into two local homes and burglarizing them.
Continue reading Bedford Police Arrest Roofing Company Employee for Allegedly Burglarizing Multiple Homes
Clergy Outreach And Research To Be Conducted
Continue reading New Program Aims To Protect Immigrants And Refugees From Domestic Violence
Cambridge, MA—Feb. 26, 2015 — On March 2, 2015, the Department of Public works (DPW) will begin to remove parking “space savers”. Continue reading Cambridge:Parking Space Saver Removal Operations Begin on March 2 Efforts to Occur on Regularly Scheduled Trash Collection Days
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to remind riders that the upcoming meeting to discuss the Town of Yarmouth’s Citizen Petitions attempting to BAN MOTORCYCLE RIDES will be held March 17, 2015 at 7:00PM at the West Barnstable Community Center on Route 149.
Continue reading MMA Update: Proposed By-Laws would BAN MOTORCYCLE RIDES within the Town of Yarmouth
CONCORD — Police Chief Joseph O’Connor reports that the Concord Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a thief who has twice stolen credit cards from the locker room of a local gym and used them to go on expensive shopping sprees.
Continue reading Photos and Video: Concord Police Seeking Gym Credit Card Thief
February has been tough – even on hockey players who almost never cancel games. Continue reading Malden/East Boston Youth Hockey Update
ARLINGTON — Police Chief Frederick Ryan reports that the Arlington Police Department oversaw a 25 percent drop in serious crime from in 2014, compared with the previous year.
Continue reading Arlington Police Department Reports 25 Percent Drop in Part 1 Crimes in 2014 Burglaries Down 48 Percent
On Monday, February 23rd Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with Chief Steven Mazzie, swore in two recruits to the Everett Police Department. John A. Fitzpatrick and Hayli Leal Hill were appointed to the rank of Patrolmen. Local officials, fellow Police Officers, family members and residents were in attendance to congratulate the officers.
Continue reading THE CITY OF EVERETT APPOINTS TWO NEW POLICE OFFICERS
On Monday, February 23rd Everett Firefighters Joseph Hickey, Anthony Carli, Samuel Baral, Gary Ostler, William Hurley, and Kevin Williams were honored in the City Council Chambers in recognition of their promotions. Continue reading EVERETT FIREFIGHTERS RECEIVE PROMOTIONS
Beginning March 12th, DCS will offer Basic Boating taught by the Merrimac River Sail and Power member squadron of the United States Power Squadron, Continue reading Get Ready for Summer with Basic Boating Course
BOSTON – February 24, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today a critical revision to the Joinder Agreement between the City of Boston and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) that removes any language that had the potential to discourage city employees from speaking openly regarding Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH RELEASES REVISED JOINDER AGREEMENT FOR BOSTON’S OLYMPIC BID
Officer Derek Ryan Completes 28-Week Training Program
Sergeant Alan Erickson Retiring After 33 Years
Continue reading Saugus Police Department Welcomes New Officer from Academy, as a Veteran Sergeant Retires
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Ali Mohammad, 18, of Brockton, has been arraigned on a charge of armed assault to murder (3 counts) in connection with the stabbings of three individuals in Natick today. Continue reading Brockton Man Arraigned In Connection With Stabbings In Natick
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Steve Pierre, 27, of Boston, was arraigned today in Cambridge District Court on charges of Trafficking in a derivative of Opium over 200 grams and with conspiracy to traffick. Continue reading Major Alleged Opiate Trafficker Arrested, Thousands Of Pills Seized
Turn your favorite photos into “Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments!”
Jim Henry: My grandson Xavier Rodgers just loves a good hockey game!
Continue reading Somerville News Weekly Magic Moments Series
BOSTON— Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston will partner with the Asian American Civic Association to host a Free Legal Clinic for Small Businesses on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at 87 Tyler Street in Boston.
Continue reading CITY OF BOSTON PARTNERING WITH ASIAN AMERICAN CIVIC ASSOCIATION TO HOST FREE LEGAL CLINIC FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Cambridge, MA – Feb. 23, 2015 — Do you or someone you know possess integrity, courage, and a willingness to help those in need? Perhaps you are ready to pursue a career as a police officer!
Continue reading Do You Have What it Takes to be a Cambridge Police Officer? Register for the 2015 Police Officer Written Exam
GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello reports that the Gloucester Police Department arrested a man in connection with a shooting that occurred early this morning.
Continue reading Gloucester Police Arrest Man in Connection with Early Morning Shooting
BOSTON – New data released today shows Boston 4th graders who participate in a summer learning program begin the school at an advantage in math compared to their peers who do not participate. Continue reading RAND Study Finds Boston Students Attending New Summer Program Had Significant Advantage in Math
BOSTON – Monday, February 23, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced “Boston Bingo,” a game created by the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development to support local businesses following the historic amount of snow that Boston has received over the past thirty days. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES “BOSTON BINGO” TO ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO SHOP LOCALLY
Mayor Gary Christenson and State Representative Steve Ultrino participated in this month’s Haitian American Radio Show “The Way of Salvation” with Radio Program Director Abia Pierre of the Philadelphie Church. Continue reading Malden Mayor and State Representative Steve Ultrino Interviewed on Haitian Radio Show
The English Works Campaign and the City of Boston are thrilled to announce that Mayor Martin J. Walsh has officially joined the English Works Campaign, to further demonstrate his pledge to foreign-born residents who want to improve their English language skills. Continue reading Mayor Martin J. Walsh to support English Works Campaign
BOSTON – Sunday, February 22, 2015 – Ahead of freezing temperatures Sunday night through Tuesday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh is warning residents to be cautious of potentially dangerous and icy sidewalks. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH WARNS RESIDENTS OF ICY SIDEWALKS, ROOFING ISSUES
Wakefield, MA—From New Orleans jazz to Chicago blues, Hollywood hits to Broadway showstoppers, the rich cultural and natural landscapes of this country have inspired countless musicians and composers through the years. Continue reading Music Made in America A Celebration of Music Inspired by and Created in America,
Residents and Businesses are Strongly Encouraged to Have Snow
and Ice Cleared from Roofs Before this Weekend’s Storm
Continue reading ROOF COLLAPSE SAFETY INFORMATION
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and State Representative Chris Walsh have announced that a proposed amendment to Section 18 of Chapter 94C has been been filed for the 2015 Legislative session in an effort to limit access to opiates and prevent addictions to prescription medicines.
Continue reading Amendment Proposed To Limit Access To Opiates
The Chelsea Police Department and the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force are looking for the public’s help in identifying a male suspect who robbed the Citizens Bank on Everett Ave this afternoon. Continue reading Chelsea Police Looking to ID Bank Robbery Suspect
Cambridge, MA – Feb. 19, 2015 — City officials are urging residents and business owners to be aware of the danger posed by heavy snow loads on building roofs. Continue reading Snow Accumulation can Add Weight and Stress to Roofs
Temporary traffic shifts expected to remain in place until April 1
Continue reading City of Cambridge Announces East Cambridge Traffic Pattern Changes
Friday, March 6, 2015
Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus
545 Medford Street, Charlestown
Continue reading Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Hosted by Senator Sal DiDomenico
Bedford Police Chief Robert Bongiorno, Billerica Police Chief Daniel Rosa, and Concord Police Joseph F. O’Connor are teaming up to warn area residents about scams that have popped up with the recent snow storms, targeting unsuspecting seniors.
Continue reading Area Police Warn of Snow Removal and Tree Removal Scams Targeting Seniors Same Group of Men Believed to be Behind Both Types of Scams
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that two stabbings and a shooting which occurred in Tewksbury today are under investigation.
Continue reading Two Stabbings And A Shooting In Tewksbury Today
Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Everett Public Schools invite all residents to the start of Family Fitness Nights this Thursday, February 19th.
Continue reading Everett:MAYOR DEMARIA’S 2015 FAMILY FITNESS NIGHTS SET TO BEGIN
Crews continue to work day and night in preparation for more possible snow
Continue reading Everett:CITY SUCCESSFULLY COMBATING HISTORIC WINTER STORMS OF 2015
NEWBURYPORT – City Marshal Thomas H. Howard, on behalf of Mayor Donna Holaday, the Newburyport Police Department and the people of Newburyport and Plum Island would like to thank the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for sending six heavy trucks to the City to assist with snow removal efforts.
Continue reading Newburyport Receives Snow Removal Help from PennDOT via MEMA
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced the identities of two adults who died following a fire at a home on Ash Street in Waltham this morning. Eric Miller, 49, was found deceased at the scene and Elizabeth Miller, 75, was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital.
Continue reading Names Released Of Two Adults Who Died In Waltham Fire
Cambridge, MA – Feb. 16, 2015 – A Cambridge Snow Emergency Parking Ban remains in effect until further notice. City offices and programs will be open on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Rubbish and recycling will be one day behind schedule for the week due to President’s Day holiday.
Continue reading Cambridge Snow Operations & City Services Update
SAUGUS — Police Chief Domenic J. DiMella reports that the Town of Saugus is declaring a Snow Emergency and issuing a Parking Ban as a fourth major snow storm and second potential blizzard closes in on the region.
Continue reading Saugus Declares Snow Emergency and Parking Ban at 9 p.m. Saturday
GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello reports that the City of Gloucester has declared a Snow Emergency in anticipation of heavy snowfall coming late Saturday and Sunday.
Continue reading **SNOW EMERGENCY** Gloucester Issues Parking Ban Ahead of Fourth Major Winter Storm