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Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled for Today, Tomorrow
The Massachusetts State Police will be conducting a motor vehicle sobriety checkpoint Saturday, May 18 into Sunday, May 19, somewhere within Middlesex County, according to a state police press release.
Fri May 17, 2013
National Public Radio
Boston Bombings Prompt Fresh Look At Unsolved Murders
Gerry Leone was the district attorney for Middlesex County in Massachusetts when three people were murdered in a house in the Boston suburb of Waltham.
Thu May 16, 2013
Middlesex County Prices for Colonoscopy Mri CT Scan Mammogram
It costs $1,020 less to get a CT Scan in Middlesex County than Suffolk County. That's according to data from New Choice Health , a private company that encourages people to become smarter healthcare consumers.
Wed May 15, 2013
Middlesex Healthcare Costs Beat State Average on Several Procedures
It costs $1,420 less to get a colonoscopy in our county than Suffolk County. That's according to data from New Choice Health , a private company that encourages people to become smarter healthcare consumers.
Tue May 14, 2013
Medford Students Participate in Law Day With Sheriff
Twenty-one high school juniors and seniors from Middlesex County were honored for their commitment to public and community service and academic achievement at the annual Middlesex Law Day celebration, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan and Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian announced recently.
National Police Week 2013: Candles Raised for the Fallen
More than 19,000 names of fallen law enforcement officers are etched into the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC -- and more are added every year.
Are Hospital Procedures More Expensive in Essex County?
On average, it costs $400 less to get a CT scan in Essex County than Middlesex County.
Mon May 13, 2013
Many stories of pain, pride at law enforcement memorial
There are hundreds of stories at National Police Week filled with the same pain and anguish felt on the Seacoast when Greenland police Chief Michael Maloney was killed last year.
National Police Week 2013: 'We Ride for Those Who Died'
Led by a caravan of motorcycle cops, an estimated 1,700 people arrived at the national police memorial on their bikes Sunday, part of a week-long series of events to honor more than 19,000 officers lost in the line of duty.
Massachusetts State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoints in Hampshire and Middlesex counties
Massachusetts State Police Col. Timothy P. Alben, superintendent of the statewide law enforcement agency, has announced upcoming sobriety checkpoints for Hampshire and Middlesex counties.
Sun May 12, 2013
Dracut flushes pay hike for water board
Ratepayers of the Dracut Water Supply District shot down a proposal to double the pay of water commissioners on Saturday, saying the raise and subsequent pension increases would add to customers' burdens.
Board of Health Holding Adult Mosquito Control Hearing
The Wayland Board of Health wants to expand the town's mosquito control efforts beyond its traditional efforts to combat mosquito larvae.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Tsarnaevs And The Triple Murder: Why Were These Guys In Our Country Again?
Massachusetts investigators have developed what they call "mounting evidence," bolstered by "forensic hits," that point to the possible involvement of both Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother Dzhokhar in a gruesome, unsolved triple homicide in 2011, law enforcement officials told ABC News.
Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County This Weekend
If you spot a state trooper camped out by the side of the road somewhere in Middlesex County this weekend, he or she may be doing more than just watching for speedsters.
Two Men Indicted in Waltham Home Invasion
A Middlesex County grand jury has indicted two men on home invasion charges. Cameron Fournier, 24, of Chelmsford, has been indicted on charges of armed robbery, two counts of armed assault in a dwelling, two counts assault with a dangerous weapon and two counts and assault and battery.
Thu May 09, 2013
Dracut water commissioners seek to double salary
Ratepayers of the Dracut Water Supply District will be asked Saturday to vote on a proposal to double the yearly stipend paid to the three-member Board of Water Commissioners from $2,500 to $5,000,. Commissioner William Zielinski, who authored Article 12 -- "To see if the District will vote to set the annual salary stipend of as follows: $5,000" -- ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Local Lawmakers Testify on Sex Offender Legislation
Local lawmakers and Wakefield's chief of police were among those calling for changes to the state's sex offender laws during a Tuesday hearing at the State House.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Grand Finale
The omega block has provided one of the longest stretches of bright sunny spring weather that I can recall.
Mon May 06, 2013
4 plead guilty to shooting of Woburn cop, armed robbery
Four defendants pleaded guilty Monday to charges in connection with a violent armed robbery and shooting that injured a Woburn police officer.
Melrose Business to Help Marathon Bombing Victim from Stoneham
Here are some of the top stories on Melrose Patch last week: Melrose Business to Help Boston Marathon Bombing Victim from Stoneham : Melrose-based Beacon Hill Wine & Gourmet will be raising money for Marc Fucarile, a Boston Marathon bombing victim from Stoneham.