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Yesterday | Lowell Sun

Six city residents to face charges after Plum Island brawl

Six Mill City residents will be summonsed to court for charges related to a brawl over Memorial Day weekend at Plum Island, which has captured the attention of the coastal community since the fight.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Newbury, MA, Lowell, MA, Newburyport, MA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Boston.com

Essex County Tornado Warning Canceled as Massive Flooding Hits Bostonmore 22 minutes ago

The warning indicated that a storm moving northeast at 55 miles per hour could produce a tornado as a system of thunderstorms works its way through the area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Flood, Peabody, MA

CBS Local

National Weather Service Investigating Possible Tornado In Revere

A tornado warning was issued Monday morning by the National Weather Service for parts of Essex County and lifted shortly after 10 a.m. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Viviano told WBZ NewsRadio 1030, "Never in my life have I seen anything like this, we are just getting inundated with hundreds of 911 calls."

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Danvers, MA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston.com

What would Jesus do (about climate change)?

The effects of climate change are "threat multipliers for the man problems faced by the poor around the globe," Dorothy Boorse writes.

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Related Topix: Gordon College, Wenham, MA, Oceanography

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

Foul Play Not Suspected in Scallop Diver's Death

The diver who died on Tuesday off the Marblehead coast has been identified as a 58-year-old man from Westfield who was scallop diving, according to Carrie Kimball-Monahan, spokeswoman for Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.

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Related Topix: Marblehead, MA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Boston Herald

Beverly arson suspect held without bail

A 19-year-old Beverly man facing multiple counts of arson for allegedly setting a fire inside an unfinished home that sparked a trail of destruction to homes and property causing $2 million in damages last weekend was held without bail during his arraignment today in Salem District Court.

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Related Topix: Beverly, MA, Fire, Drugs, Salem, MA, Opinion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Lowell Sun

Man held on $250G bail on charges of using Tewksbury home to stash drugs, weapons

A 41-year-old Andover man, who allegedly used a Tewksbury home as a "stash house" for heroin, a handgun and ammunition, was ordered held on $250,000 cash bail on Monday.

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Related Topix: Tewksbury, MA, Andover, MA

Patch.com

State Police Plan Sobriety Checkpoint in Essex County This Weekend

The Massachusetts State Police will hold a Sobriety Checkpoint in Essex County. The checkpoint will be held Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 on a public way within Essex County.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBS Local

Mother Claims Autistic Son Beaten In Salem Group Home

Teresa Carrington of Lynn claims her 37-year-old autistic son was severely beaten back in March by a worker at the home on Green Street, which is run by the May Institute.

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Related Topix: Lynn, MA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Patch.com

Andover Among Top 25 Safest Towns, Says Report

Andover was ranked No. 23 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Andover, MA, Sudbury, MA

Patch.com

Discount Fair Tickets On Sale Now

We're in the thick of the summer, but it not too early to look forward to the autumn tradition - Topsfield Fair.

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Related Topix: Topsfield, MA, Agriculture, Science

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