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BOSTON (AP) - A Wakefield man charged with sexually abusing 13 children at his wife's day care center has died after being taken from jail to a hospital several hours earlier.
Deerfield Police Department, Massachusetts: Happening now, the two finalist for the South County EMS director job are being interviewed live on community access TV.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Restricted free-agent linebacker Mark Herzlich has re-signed with the New York Giants.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield has launched a $20 million fundraising campaign to help cover new cost estimates to restore its historic downtown bell tower.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Frederic St. Denis from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tim Dahlberg, Eddie Pells and Jimmy Golen's combined efforts earned them story of the year honors in the annual writing contest for AP staffers judged by Associated Press Sports Editors at their winter meeting.
Montague Police Department: I was asked by some on how to make donations to the K-9 fund. We appreciate any donation towards the program. All proceeds help to make the K-9 program very successful. If you would like to donate, please make a check or money order out to the "Montague Police Dept K-9" and send or drop it off at the police department. Thank you for your donations!!!
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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Hampshire College is building a new center that will help teach students the importance of eating locally grown food.
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is planning to join Congressman Richard Neal and Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse to discuss heroin and prescription drug abuse in western Massachusetts.
Deerfield Police Department, Massachusetts: On Thursday March 6, 2014 just before 4 PM Sgt Krusiewski and officer Puchalski overheard a request for assistance by a State Trooper on 91 in Deerfield, the Trooper was reporting a suspect fled from a traffic stop. Sgt Krusiewski and officer Puchalski responded to the area of the Deerfield, Whately town line and it was reported the suspect ran through the park and ride towards Tri-Town Beach. Officer Puchalski set up with binoculars on the bridge over the rail road tracks and observed the suspect enter the rail road tracks south of his location. Officer Puchalski was able to inform additional responding officers of the subject whereabouts. Sgt Krusiewski teamed up with Trooper Hebert and his K-9 partner and began searching for the suspect. Additional Troopers and local officers were responding to the area including officer assigned to the Northwestern District Attorneys anti-crime task force. Members of that unit intercepted the suspect in a field off Long Plain Road in Whately. The suspect was placed under arrest ten bundles (100 bags) of heroin were discovered in his possession. A great team effort and kudos to the Massachusetts State Police who have stepped up the interception of Heroin Traffickers on Rt 91 over the past several months.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Antoine Mason poured in 38 points, helping No. 11 seed hold on to upset sixth-seeded Marist 78-76 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston's Berklee College of Music has presented an honorary doctor of music degree to singer, songwriter and activist Harry Belafonte.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Desi Washington's trey at the buzzer in overtime lifted Saint Peter's over Fairfield 65-62 Thursday for a first-round Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament win.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins forechecked aggressively, cleared the puck easily and dominated the Washington Capitals.
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts sheriff is seeking a criminal complaint against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez after a recent jail scuffle with another inmate.
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill authorizing $13 billion in capital spending over the next five years to pay for upgrades to the state's transportation system.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Daniel Stewart scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds as eighth-seeded Rider turned back ninth-seeded Monmouth 71-60 Thursday in the first game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament Thursday.