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Once again, news reports emerge of wrongful death suits against the Bristol County Jail and House of Correction (The Standard-Times, March 2, and The Boston Globe, March 9, 2018). Just like the many past reports and lawsuits, stretching back to the 1990s, these are deeply disturbing. They reflect a ...

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate unanimously voted to approve a bill on Thursday that would outlaw the drowning of animals. ... The vote comes as Radoslaw Czerkawski, the man charged with animal cruelty in connection with the Puppy Doe case, is on trial in Norfolk County Superior Court in ...
Population densities surprisingly vary significantly across Massachusetts. Generally, the western region into Worcester County has densities from 12 to 18 deer per square mile, a reasonable number that in most cases works to keep Lyme disease, collisions and forest damage to a minimum. As we look ...
For the second consecutive year, Bristol County, Massachusetts, was ranked as one of the unhealthiest counties in the state, according to the ninth annual County Health Rankings report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Researchers looked ...
Massachusetts is made up of 14 counties, and according to the report, Hampden County ranked 14th as the most unhealthy county in the state. The report looked at things like length of ... As for the other counties, Hampshire ranked 5th, Franklin 10th and Berkshire County is 12th. Nantucket county is ranked ...
Winds will reach 55-65 mph from Cape Ann to coastal Plymouth county and over Cape Cod and the Islands. Expect gusts of 40-55 mph along the rest of the coast. Inland gusts will top out between 20-40 mph. Blizzard conditions are forecast to occur at times in eastern Mass. due to the intensity of the snow ...
... across a very wide swath of Central and Eastern Massachusetts, and continuing, by the way, to put snow down all the way to Berkshire County." Blizzard warnings are in effect for Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts, and Plymouth, Barnstable and Dukes counties in southeastern Massachusetts.
But on Sunday, the authorities in Plymouth County, Mass., announced a breakthrough: They had made an arrest. Two days earlier and 700 miles away, the police in Troutman, N.C., helped Massachusetts state troopers arrest Michael A. Hand, 61. Rendition proceedings are underway to bring Mr. Hand ...
With the exception of a few Western Massachusetts towns, the most-heavily impacted clusters remain in the eastern part of the state. Utility poles in Worcester County, Middlesex County and Essex County were struck especially hard, leaving more than 75 percent of customers without power. In small, Essex ...
The Massachusetts State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Suffolk County Saturday, March 3, into Sunday, March 4, State Police Superintendent Col. Kerry Gilpin said Thursday in a press release. The checkpoint, essentially a large roadblock designed to stop all traffic on a given ...


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