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A man is dead after he drove a vehicle into the front of the Leicester Police Station, rammed the doors and later pointed what appeared to be a firearm at responding officers, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr.Early says the man, who appeared to be in his early 20s, crashed into the …

The NBC10 Boston Investigators have learned the top public health employee in the town of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, is retiring after a report found “multiple failures” in how he handled the COVID-19 pandemic. Last month, the town’s investigation faulted Robert Philbrick for a variety of decisions, including his oversight of the East Bridgewater Commercial Club …

A Melrose road remained closed Wednesday after a water main break flooded a part of the city.Video from the scene on Vinton Street showed part of the roadway buckled, with debris scattered around the area. Vinton Street is closed from Lynn Fells Parkway to Glen Road as crews work to deal with the buckled roadway. …

Healthcare investments continued to grow at a record-breaking pace, according to a new report by CBInsights. In the first quarter of 2021, healthcare companies around the world raised a total of $31.6 billion, up from the previous quarter’s height of $25.5 billion. The number of deals also increased from 1,429 to 1,551. Healthcare companies continued …

A fourth person has been arrested in connection with a string of break-ins at homes in Newton, Massachusetts. Police say 36-year-old Peter Karl Ciesluk of Newton was arrested Wednesday in connection to the series of burglaries. Nearly a dozen homes were burglarized in Newton within the last month, some of which occurred while residents were …

Alma Wahlberg, the matriarch of the Wahlberg family, has died, according to her sons, Donnie and Mark.Wahlberg, 78, is a mother of nine and Boston native. She also starred on the reality television series “Wahlburgers” with her sons Donnie, Mark and Paul, the chef behind the Wahlburgers restaurant chain.Paul Wahlberg also opened a restaurant in …

Three men have been arrested in connection with a string of break-ins at homes in Newton, Massachusetts. Nearly a dozen homes were burglarized in Newton within the last month, some of which occurred while residents were in their homes and the homes were locked. A woman in one of the homes was in the basement …

Newton police are asking residents to be on alert after five home break-ins were reported within a span of just over two hours Friday night.Police say all five break-ins happened between 7:45 p.m. and 9:50 p.m.The homes that were broken into are located on Highland Avenue; Warwick Road and Kensington Street in West Newton; Clarendon …

City technology services in Lawrence, Massachusetts, have been disrupted by “malicious activity,” according to Mayor Kendrys Vasquez. The issue started Saturday, according to the mayor’s office. City officials have been working with law enforcement to investigate and respond to the issue. Vasquez said Saturday in a message to residents that they should not hesitate to …

The NBC10 Boston Investigators have learned the top public health employee in the town of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, is facing possible discipline after a report found “multiple failures” in how he’s handled the COVID-19 pandemic. Town health agent Robert Philbrick will now have a private hearing to determine his job status. As the NBC10 Boston …