A Gloucester woman caught on cell phone video tussling with a Beverly woman on Route 128 in Danvers during a “road rage” incident in March will be on probation for a year.
BOSTON — Scores of high school students can retake a portion of last year's MCAS exam after state education officials voided a controversial question that some deemed racially insensitive.
Chief John Horvath reports that the Rockport Police Department, in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Rockport and Rockport Elementary School, will host its annual free child identification kit event later this month.
"Crisis at the Border" will be the topic of a free dinner meeting on Monday, Oct. 21, featuring Meredith Stewart, Jeanne Gallo and Amy Grunder. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pingree School, 537 Highland St., Hamilton, and is sponsored by We Are America The Beautiful.
Rockport Exchange hosts its annual town-wide Harvestfest celebrating locally grown, freshly cultivated food and New England-based craft beer and wine this Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at T Wharf in Rockport. Food, music and more. rockportexchange.org
BEVERLY — For Roy Enos, it was all about the olive oils. Paulie Eliuk was interested in the free gift card. And for Lili Rosso, it was her first-ever visit to a Whole Foods Market.
I'm Daisy, 6-month-old border collie-Labrador retriever mix. I treat every day like a new adventure, and I'm looking for my partner(s)-in-crime. I enjoy the company of other canines and could get used to siblings of the four-legged variety. Expressive and a people-pleaser, I would make a won…
The cleanup from the overnight nor'easter that roared over Cape Ann into Thursday morning is likely to extend into next week given the widespread damage from winds that gusted higher than 80 mph, the city public works chief said Thursday afternoon.
National Grid, hampered by continued high winds that kept repair buckets earthbound, made grudging progress Thursday restoring power to customers throughout Cape Ann and the remainder of coastal Massachusetts, with the expectation that 95 percent of affected customers will be back on the gri…
MANCHESTER — Care Dimensions, a nonprofit hospice care provider based in Danvers, has received a $100,000 donation from Manchester resident and philanthropist Ralph Bates.
ESSEX -- Kids and families itching to move might consider pulling out their dancing shoes and swinging by Essex Elementary School, 12 Story St., on Friday, Oct 18, for the fifth annual Essex PTO Hoedown.
SALEM — The surprise nor'easter that slammed the region Wednesday night and Thursday morning proved especially hazardous to Salem Willows and to boats that haven't yet been removed from Salem Harbor.
National Grid repair crews are working this morning to return electrical power to more than 12,000 Cape Ann customers and local public works departments were working to clean up damage from overnight high winds and rain.
Gloucester is doubling down on efforts to reduce the problems that can occur when drivers of 3,000-pound cars share centuries-old roadways with riders of 20-pound bicycles.
BOSTON — Federal and state health officials are warning people not to use e-cigarettes, particularly those containing marijuana extracts, as the number of people sickened by a vaping-related lung illness continues to grow.
MANCHESTER — The Tuck's Point pier will be closed to dock access until next spring after its boat ramp was damaged during last weekend's storm.
MANCHESTER — The Manchester Police Department in conjunction with the Manchester Fire Department and downtown business owners are holding a Halloween coloring contest for town children.
The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015 through last year — and it may keep getting more expensive, according to a study released by the Society of Actuaries.
The National Weather Serviceis monitoring a powerful coastal storm, which is forecast to impact Massachusetts Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
NEWBURY — Students at Newbury Elementary School and Lynn’s Thurgood Marshall Middle School are collecting single-use and otherwise nonrecyclable plastics to create “ecobricks” as part of an educational project.
ROCKPORT — Second time's the charm. The new Rockport DPW facility has received the green light from residents at Tuesday's special election, three years after it was initially voted down.
A Gloucester police officer had his complaints mishandled by former interim police Chief John McCarthy and other city officials who then fired him from his job more than a year ago, a state labor hearing officer has found.
The Maine Lobstermen's Association has volleyed back at NOAA Fisheries, saying it will continue pursuing "critical points" from its analysis of data used by the federal fishery regulator to determine causes of injuries or deaths to North Atlantic right whales.
SALEM — The unfolding military and humanitarian "disaster" in Northern Syria has hit home for a Kurdish-American family that lives in Swampscott. They fear the region is witnessing a genocidal campaign by invading Turkish forces.
BOSTON — Gloucester's former mayor will be among the panelists discussing the growing threat of cyberattacks before the New England Council this week.
BOSTON (AP) — The first time Kennedy Pelletier had an allergic reaction, she was eating at a restaurant at Disney, and didn't know what the problem was.
This Week's Circulars
- Cape Ann schools closed after storm causes widespread power outages
- Ex-chief, city found at fault in union complaint
- Fire destroys Rockport home, two firefighters sent to hospital
- National Grid: More than 12,400 Cape Ann customers without power
- Police/Fire: Call for cops leads to arrest
- City DPW chief: Downed trees in city's every nook, cranny
- Talk of the Times
- Coast Guard rescues two in powerless boat
- Peabody couple flee as Ecuador erupts in protests