Friday Mar 7
Accused Serial Child Molester Reportedly Attempts Suicide in Cell
Update, 1 p.m. Friday, March 7 John Burbine allegedly tried to hang himself in his cell, according to WBZ News Editor Kate Gallagher, @KateWBZ on Twitter .
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Friday Mar 7
John Burbine, Wakefield man accused of molesting 13 children, rushed to area hospital
John Burbine, the convicted sex offender accused of molesting 13 infants and toddlers, was rushed to an area hospital from the Middlesex County jail, where he is awaiting trial in a case considered one of worst examples of predatory sexual abuse in recent years.
Friday Mar 7
Nashoba Publishing Online
Health and wellness expo seeks healthcare vendors
Family Health & Education Resources of New England is happy to partner with the town of Townsend to present Hello! Healthy Health and Wellness Expo.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
2 New Measles Cases Confirmed In Middlesex County
The Department of Public Health says the residents live in Middlesex County. The DPH did not release any other details about the patients.
Two new measles cases reported in Middlesex County
Two new cases of measles have been announced in Middlesex County. The Department of Health has not issued specifics about the two newest cases, or even where possible exposure may have occurred.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The New Hampshire
Wildcats Around the World
Rebecca Keys, a UNH alumnae and current Peace Corps volunteer, on a hike in Batad, Ifugao, one of her favorite places in the Philippines.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Arlington man pleads not guilty to drunken driving in restaurant crash
A 57-year-old Arlington man pleaded not guilty today in Cambridge District Court to drunken driving charges after he drove his car into a busy restaurant during dinnertime over the weekend, Middlesex County prosecutors said.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
SLIDESHOW: Framingham Democrats Elect Delegates
A who's who of state-wide, Middlesex County and local candidates running on the democratic ticket, including gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley and Steve Grossman, attended the Framingham Democratic Town Committee's caucus on Sunday afternoon at Nevins Hall inside the Memorial Building.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Dracut man gets 1 year probation for firearms charge
A 64-year-old Dracut man will be on probation for a year after police learned that while Dennis McNeil was at Tewksbury Memorial High School dealing with his son's troubles, police discovered he had a duffel bag with guns in his truck outside the school.
Nashoba Publishing Online
Feds allocate $33M for Northeast fisheries relief
The New England groundfish industry will receive $32.8 million in relief funding in connection with the federal government's September 2012 declaration of a fisheries disaster in the region.
Woman pleads guilty to stealing from Acton firm
A former Holden woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $81,000 from her previous employer in Acton through an embezzlement scheme launched in 2009.
Bystanders' Efforts Must Lead To More Dialogue
Jessica Stevens, A&S '14, and Joseph Palomba, A&S '15, who both work in the Women's Resource Center's Bystander Intervention program, attended a roundtable discussion with the Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault at the White House last week.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Gants leading push to expand housing court statewide
About 30 percent of people in Massachusetts do not have access to a housing court, a problem that would be addressed by a proposal offered Wednesday by leaders of the judicial branch.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
State Police Report 185 Fatal Heroin Overdoses Since Nov.
Massachusetts state police say 185 people have died of heroin overdoses during the last four months, but that does not include fatal overdoses in the state's three largest cities.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Jersey Journal
South Brunswick man indicted in food stamps for cash scheme at Franklin Twp. store
SOMERVILLE - A Middlesex County man has been indicted on charges he stole about $500 last year through fraudulent transactions involving food stamp benefits at a Franklin Township convenience store.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Police Officers Make Autistic Boy's Birthday A Day To Remember
It has been years since Logan Pearson's family has held a birthday party for the non-verbal Autistic boy.
Loving Mom & Internet Team Up To Give This Autistic Boy a Birthday To Remember
By Danielle Masterson It has been years since Logan Pearson's family has held a birthday party for the non-verbal Autistic boy.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
By Chris Tierney Today most people remember the granite-and-brick structure at 201 Thorndike St. in Lowell as Keith Academy.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Arlington assault suspect dies in custody
The suspect in an Arlington sexual assault case died in custody on Friday. Patrick Barry, 21, was charged with indecently assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Arlington.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Boston weather: Delightful break from winter Thursday
Metro Boston, North Shore and Metro West: A burst of moderate to heavy snow developed very quickly during the mid afternoon on Wednesday.