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Tractor Trailer Brings Down Utility Pole in Wilmington

A tractor trailer brought down a utility pole around midnight in Wilmington, Massachusetts, prompting police to close the street to traffic for several hours Friday morning. Wilmington police said on ...

  • forecast Jul 9

    Thunderstorms Roll Through New England, Sparking Warnings

    Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued across northern New England Wednesday afternoon as a powerful storm system moved through the area. See severe weather alerts for your area. The National Weather Service warned of wind gusts up to 70 mph and hail that could reach 1.5 inches across as it issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of New Hampsh...
  • sharks Jul 8

    4 Great White Sharks Detected Near Block Island

    Researchers at the Atlantic Shark Institute detected four great white sharks Wednesday in the waters near Block Island, Rhode Island. Seven acoustic receivers detected the presence of the sharks, which range in length from 8 to more than 13 feet, in the waters near the island, the institute’s officials said in a news release. The sensors were...
  • Trump rally protests Jul 8

    Two Black Lives Matter Groups Plan Protest Before Trump's Rally in NH

    Two Black Lives Matters groups in New Hampshire plan on protesting President Donald Trump’s visit to Portsmouth this weekend. Trump is scheduled to hold an outdoor campaign rally at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease at 8 p.m. Saturday. Black Lives Matter of Nashua and Black Lives Matter Manchester announced Wednesday they are co-organ...
  • Rhode Island Jul 8

    RI to Crack Down on Non-Compliant Businesses; Nursing Homes to Allow Visitors

    Despite the steady number of coronavirus cases in Rhode Island, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday state officials will be changing enforcement for some businesses. Over the Fourth of July weekend, Raimondo said inspectors found more than 90% of businesses were in compliance with mask-wearing and cleaning of high-touch surfaces. Only 20% of ins...
  • coronavirus Jul 8

    Baker Announces New Testing Initiative for Communities With High Rates of Coronavirus

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced a new coronavirus testing initiative for eight communities that have seen high rates of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. The communities included are Chelsea, Everett, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Marlborough and New Bedford. New testing sites will be opened and mobile testing vans will be deployed b...
  • forecast Jul 8

    First Alert Weather: Damaging Thunderstorm Potential

    First Alert weather continues in New England for this afternoon through the evening with strong thunderstorms expected.  With a few light showers at times this morning and early afternoon, these thunderstorms will drop heavy rainfall as they feed off increasingly sultry, moisture-laden air, which is delivering clouds stubbornly breaking for su...
  • Methuen 12 hours ago

    Human Remains Found After FBI Search in Methuen

    Human remains were found Thursday following an FBI investigation in Methuen, Massachusetts. The bureau’s Boston office confirmed that the remains were recovered around 4:15 p.m. in the back of a property on Milk Street. FBI, state police and local police began searching the area Wednesday morning. The Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical...
  • BOSTON Jul 8

    11-Year-Old Injured in Boston Fireworks Incident

    An 11-year-old boy was injured in an incident involving fireworks Tuesday night, Boston police confirmed. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. in the area of 110 Mercer St. No further information was immediately available.

  • school reopenings Jul 9

    Harvard, MIT and Northeastern Sue Feds Over Rules Barring International Students

    Northeastern University announced Wednesday afternoon that it would join Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in filing a federal lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over new rules barring international students from living in the country while taking online co...
  • reopening Massachusetts Jul 8

    New England Aquarium, Boston Children's Museum Prepare to Reopen

    As Boston prepares to enter Phase 3 of reopening on Monday, two of the city’s most popular attractions are getting ready to welcome back visitors. NBC10 Boston got a first look inside the preparations at the Boston Children’s Museum and New England Aquarium. “I am so excited to welcome back our visitors,” New England Aquarium President and CEO Vikk...
  • crash Jul 8

    Driver Seriously Injured in Rollover Crash in Dartmouth

    Serious injuries were reported after a rollover accident on Route 195 east in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, on Wednesday morning, according to officials. The crash occurred near exit 12 around 5:20 a.m. and the right lane has closed, according to the Massachusetts Department of Tranpsortation. Massachusetts State Police responded to the crash, which in...
  • reopening Massachusetts Jul 8

    Plainridge Park Casino Patrons Return to Temperature and ID Checks

    Slot machines are not meant to be turned off for four months at a time, as it turns out. A few hours after Plainridge Park Casino reopened Wednesday morning under rigid pandemic safety guidelines, Vice President and General Manager Lance George said the biggest issues he and his staff were dealing with included paper jams, printer errors and other ...
  • crash Jul 8

    Woman Ejected From Car, Killed in Crash on I-93

    A woman died after being ejected from her car and then getting hit by another vehicle on Interstate 93 in Wilmington Tuesday night, according to Massachusetts State Police. Kristina Lee, 43 of Tewksbury, lost control of her 2002 Ford Escape Tuesday night and was struck by a 24-year-old Methuen man driving a 2004 Honda CRV as she lay on the…...
  • fire Jul 8

    Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze at Hanover Office Building

    A three-alarm fire broke out in an office building on Columbia Road in Hanover around 2 a.m. Wednesday. The fire has since been extinguished, but fire crews are still on scene at the three-story building, which houses the Jack Conway Realtor’s office and other businesses. The fire appears to have started at the back of the building, which is....
  • forecast Jul 8

    Severe Storm Potential Wednesday

    Today kicks off a busy stretch of weather. Here is how it plays out – warmth and humidity build during the day today. A backdoor cold front drops south, triggering some thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. The threat for storms is highest north of the pike. We catch a break Thursday. Temperatures will be plenty warm with perfect be...
  • baseball Jul 8

    ‘It Felt Great to Be Out There': Baseball Players Who Lost High School Season Play in New League as Phase 3 Starts

    It may not be the same thing as the high school spring season, but it does get promising high school athletes back on the field. While the high school and summer leagues were canceled amid the pandemic, the new Essex County Baseball League has sprouted up. “It felt great to be out there,” said Methuen player Derek Hoh. “That&#8217...
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