Woburn Residents Grateful Gas Issue Was Caught in Time

Homeowners in Woburn, Massachusetts are grateful that crews caught a potential danger that could have left them coping with the same circumstances as the residents affected by the Andover, North Andover and Lawrence explosions. Shortly before Monday afternoon, hundreds of gas meters in Woburn were shut off due to an overpressurization issue, according to police. As …

Gas Meters Being Shut Off in Woburn Due to Over-Pressurization Issue

Hundreds of gas meters in Woburn, Massachusetts are being shut off due to an overpressurization issue, according to police. The overpressurization reportedly occurred on Lowell and Wyman streets, in the area of Hurld Wyman Elementary School. The school is closed for Columbus Day. No evacuations have been ordered at this time and officials said there …

Police: Maine Woman Who Stepped in Front of Truck With Toddler Left Behind

Maine State Police say a woman who stepped in front of a tanker truck while carrying her toddler had left behind suicide notes. Authorities said 26-year-old Heidi McGovern, of Lee, was holding her two-year-old son, Enoch, when she stepped in front of a truck on Interstate 95, north of Lincoln on Thursday. McGovern was instantly …

3 People Stabbed During Domestic Dispute in Acton

Three people were stabbed during a domestic dispute late Thursday night in Acton, Massachusetts, a state police investigator said. The stabbing happened at approximately 10 p.m. on Haynes Court, according to state police. The extent of injuries to those involved was not immediately available. Forensic chemists arrived at the scene to assist detectives in the investigation. …

19-Year-Old Passenger Killed in Crash on I-290 in Marlboro, Massachusetts

A woman riding in the backseat of a car was killed when another vehicle crashed into the back of the car she was riding in on a highway in Marlborough, Massachusetts. The 19-year-old woman from Brimfield, whose identity is being withheld at this time, was pronounced dead at UMass-Lakeside Hospital. The crash happened around 10 …

Governor Charlie Baker Announces New Large Venue Security Task Force

As Patriots fans focused on cooking up a good time tailgating before Thursday night’s game, for some staying safe in large crowds isn’t necessarily on the back burner. “Everywhere we go we kind of have a buddy,” said Mersaydez Johnston. “And make sure we’re not alone, make sure we’re with somebody at all times.” Places …