WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped a murder charge against a man who has already spent more than 35 years in prison.
The murder charge against Gary Cifizzari was dropped...
BOSTON (AP) — Several state agencies and Jewish organizations are sharing $23 million in federal grants to enhance security and prevent terror attacks.
BOSTON (AP) — Four groups are hoping to open new charter schools in Massachusetts.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said it has received proposals this summer from groups...
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Waters Corp. (WAT) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $144.4 million.
The Milford, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of $2.08 per share....
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation after authorities say she intentionally drove her SUV into a Rhode Island reservoir with her three...
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island police have arrested a Massachusetts woman who they say drove her vehicle into a reservoir with her three young children inside.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — An immigrant rights activist has been arrested while trying to block entry to the Massachusetts prisons department headquarters.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who has spent decades in prison for the gruesome 1979 killing of his great aunt asked Friday for a new trial, claiming DNA evidence exonerates him.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police chief is warning of break-ins at the homes of people attending the wakes or funerals of loved ones.
HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a 23-year-old man whose car rolled over and ended up upside down in a body off water just off Interstate 495 has died.
BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials in Massachusetts have confirmed a third pediatric flu death in the state this season.
The state Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday that the...
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — State public health officials say two children have died from flu-related illnesses in Massachusetts in the past week.
A 12-year-old Milford boy, identified by town officials as Aaron Zenus, died Wednesday after being treated at a hospital.
The state Department of Public Health says a girl who lives in Middlesex County also died this week. No other information was release about the girl's case.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Waters Corp. (WAT) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $185.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Milford, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of $2.46 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.87 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.65 per share.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police chief has filed a lawsuit against the town he works for and two members of the select board after they voted to not renew his contract and formed a search committee to replace him.
The Milford Daily News reports that a lawsuit filed by Milford Chief Thomas O'Loughlin alleges the selectmen don't have the authority to not renew his contract.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Waters Corp. (WAT) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $141 million.
The Milford, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of $1.83 per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax expenses and amortization costs, came to $1.92 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.90 per share.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a 17-year-old boy who was rescued from a pond has died.
Officials say the teen was pronounced dead at UMass Medical Center in Worcester on Sunday. He had been listed in critical condition.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a Massachusetts woman who they say left her 3-month-old daughter alone in a running car for more than an hour outside a Rhode Island casino.
The Providence Journal reports 26-year-old Halston Borglund was arrested Thursday evening on a warrant out of Milford, Massachusetts.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Waters Corp. (WAT) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $155.7 million.
The Milford, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of $1.98 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.95 per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.92 per share.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to stealing about $2.7 million from her former employer.
Federal prosecutors say 57-year-old Debra Mulloy, of Milford, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to aggravated identity theft and wire fraud.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts on Thursday issued its first business license for recreational marijuana, but it doesn't mean any pot shops will be opening soon.
The five-member Cannabis Control Commission awarded a provisional Tier 3 cultivation license to Sira Naturals. That means the company can grow cannabis for the recreational market on 10,000 to 20,000 square feet at its existing cultivation facility in Milford.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher is accused of touching himself inappropriately in front of a 17-year-old Walmart employee.
The Boston Globe reports 40-year-old Jared Anzelone was arraigned Wednesday on charges including open and gross lewdness and indecent exposure.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Artist Ashley MacLure's world is filled with fairies, young girls riding giant moths — and anguished, bleeding women.
A grimacing young woman rendered in black and white is curled in a fetal position, splashes of crimson staining her bottom. Here she is again, leaning against a bloodied wall, her abdomen nothing but a large oval hole. There's a self-portrait in charcoal pencil — a close-up of a face pinched by sorrow.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer has been injured in an early morning car crash with a suspected impaired driver.
Milford police say the crash between the marked cruiser and the Lexus sedan occurred at about 2 a.m. Thursday.
Video and images from the scene showed extensive damage to both vehicles.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts couple has been charged with physically abusing their 11-month-old son.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man accused of killing kittens because he was bored has been sentenced to a year in jail.
Authorities say Milford resident Miguel Medina threw one kitten into a wall and burned another in a fire pit, prompting his arrest last year. A witness told police Medina talked about killing kittens "for fun" when he was bored.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man who allegedly killed two kittens on a farm is facing animal cruelty charges.
Miguel Medina, of Milford, was arrested last week. Officers had responded to Ferrucci's Farm after the owners asked them to remove Medina, who had been living in a camper behind the farm.
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MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Voters in Milford have banned pot shops and other marijuana businesses from operating in town despite supporting the legalization of recreational pot in Massachusetts last year.
BOSTON (AP) — Many of the Massachusetts voters who opened the door to legal marijuana are closing the door to pot shops that want to operate in their communities, raising questions about how strong a foothold the cannabis industry can achieve in the state.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty after police say he fatally stabbed one man and seriously wounded another.
Twenty-year-old Jeremy Robin, of Milford, entered his plea Tuesday for two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and one charge for manslaughter.
Robin had originally been arraigned on the lesser counts, but he was indicted on the manslaughter charge by a grand jury earlier this month.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Milford woman charged with a hit-and-run that killed a 4-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty.
The Telegram & Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2xiJAsf ) that 54-year-old Melissa Knight was arraigned Thursday in Worcester Superior Court. She pleaded not guilty to charges of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and withholding evidence.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man police say fatally stabbed one man and seriously wounded another has been indicted on a manslaughter charge.
Nineteen-year-old Jeremy Robin, of Milford, had originally been arraigned on two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, but will now face the more serious charge when arraigned in Superior Court at a future date. The indictment came down Tuesday.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing another man in a Massachusetts apartment last month has pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and battery.
The Milford Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2hIfpY3 ) that Jusselo Dias Dos Reis was arraigned Tuesday in Milford District Court. His attorney didn't object to the $1 million cash bail set by a clerk magistrate.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Officials have publicly identified the man who was stabbed to death in a Massachusetts apartment last weekend.
The Worcester district attorney says the body of Geraldo Carlos Do Amaral was found in a Milford apartment early Sunday.
Investigators allege he was stabbed with a kitchen knife by 44-year-old Jusselo Dias Dos Reis, who is currently being held in New Jersey after being arrested in Newark. He is charged with aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man wanted in connection with a suspicious death at a Massachusetts home last weekend has been captured in New Jersey.
Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. says 44-year-old Jusselo Dias Dos Reis was arrested in Newark on Tuesday.
Dos Reis faces a fugitive from justice charge in New Jersey and a charge of aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in Massachusetts.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Combing through the many files and folders on his desk in the Milford Police Headquarters, Chief Tom O'Loughlin pulls a manila folder that's chock full of papers.
It rivals the size of his budget folder, but there are names instead of numbers. And the names all have one thing in common: They belong to people who overdosed in Milford.
Inside the folder is all of the information police have collected on overdoses in Milford dating back to 2012.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — An attorney for a Milford man charged with stabbing two men, leaving one dead and the other seriously hurt, says his client acted in self-defense.
Jeremy Robin was arraigned Monday in Milford on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in the attack that left 21-year-old Timothy Commerford dead. Robin was ordered held on $100,000 bail.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — A woman charged in a hit-and-run on Easter Sunday that killed a 4-year-old boy has been held on $20,000 bail.
Melissa Knight pleaded not guilty Friday to leaving the scene of a fatal accident and misleading police.
Authorities say Jonathan Loja, of Framingham, was visiting relatives in Milford on April 16 when he was struck by a Chevrolet Traverse that drove away.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police in Milford say they have made an arrest in connection with the hit-and-run death of a 4-year-old boy on Easter.
Police Chief Thomas O'Loughlin and Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early said in a statement that 54-year-old Melissa Knight faces charges including leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash that resulted in death.
Authorities said Knight, a Milford resident, was arrested Thursday by Milford police detectives in Newton.
BELLINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — The body of a woman who was killed more than three decades ago in Massachusetts has been exhumed as authorities continue to investigate her death.
The Milford Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2qFTEaM ) that authorities say Theresa Corley's body was exhumed Wednesday from St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Milford.
HOPEDALE, Mass. (AP) — A 5-year-old Massachusetts girl has been recognized for saving her grandmother's life.
The Milford Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2pE8D7J ) that Olivia Braga, of Hopedale, was presented with the Young Hero Award by the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services at a town hall meeting Monday. The award is part of Massachusetts' Student Awareness of Fire Education program.
ACTON, Mass. (AP) — The last time Nick Tassone had seen Ronald Saizon was April 20, 1967, when a medical helicopter whisked his friend away from their encampment in South Vietnam.
Before the flight, Tassone had given a glass of ice water to Saizon who was suffering from a bad case of malaria.
The two combat medics, who became close friends during basic training in Texas, had been split up since being deployed.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the death of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez (all times local):
A lawyer who represents the mother of the man former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of killing says she's moving forward with a wrongful-death lawsuit.
Hernandez hanged himself Wednesday in prison, where he was serving a life sentence for the 2013 slaying of Odin (OH'-dihn) Lloyd. Lloyd had been dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police investigating the hit-and-run death of a 4-year-old boy are now looking for two new vehicles they say may have been involved.
Milford police were originally looking for a red Scion xB, but on Tuesday said they determined that was not the vehicle that struck and killed Jonathan Loja on Sunday. Police, however, said they would still like to talk to the vehicle's occupants because they may be witnesses.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts have identified the young child killed in a hit-and-run.
The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2oiojKB) that 5-year-old Jonathan Loja, of Framingham, was struck at about 4 p.m. Sunday in Milford.
Milford Police Chief Thomas O'Loughlin Loja had been visiting relatives on Easter Sunday and had apparently been playing with a yo-yo at the time he was struck and killed.
GRAFTON, Mass. (AP) — Veterinarians say a red-tailed hawk that got stuck in the grille of a vehicle in Massachusetts last weekend sustained such severe injuries that it had to be euthanized.
Police say the bird got stuck after swooping in front of an SUV on Interstate 495 in Milford on Saturday.