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N.H. Man Indicted on Charges he Secretly Videotaped Women in Arlington Cafe

A New Hampshire man who previously worked for the Arlington DPW has been indicted on charges of secretly videotaping women in a public restroom in Arlington. A Middlesex County grand jury has indicted Joseph Hennessey, 53, of Salem, on charges of photographing or videotaping a person in a state of nudity (four counts) and with […]

Middlesex DA Launches 2015 Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign

Cold Winter Months Increase Risk Factors for Infant Deaths Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced a new county-wide Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign to reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) at Winchester Hospital on Thursday. In attendance were nearly 100 community partners from the fields of law enforcement, healthcare, social services and child welfare. Joining District […]

Tufts, Somerville Police Investigate Swastika Graffiti

- Allison Goldsberry Tufts University and Somerville Police are searching for those responsible for painting several swastikas on a campus building, according to published and broadcast reports. According to The Boston Globe, swastikas defaced the Powder House Boulevard side of Lewis Hall. Tufts Police said the markings are “very similar” to graffiti left on both […]

Komins Found Guilty; Sentenced for Stealing from Little League

- Allison Goldsberry A father and son who formerly served as president and treasurer of the West Medford Little League have been found guilty of embezzlement in connection with a theft which authorities estimate was between $50,000 and $100,000, according to information released by Middlesex District Attorney Marion Ryan. Stanley Komins and Stephen Komins, both […]

Police Receive More Reports of Phone Scams

- Allison Goldsberry Medford Police say they have received more reports about a phone scam in which the call appears to come from the police. According to a message from Captain Barry Clemente, the Medford Police department has received “numerous” reports of a call that appears to be from the police in which people are […]

Middlesex DA Launches School Diversity Initiative

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., launched a new year of programming, training and collaboration between the county’s schools and law enforcement agencies. The 2014-15 program is titled “I’m Worth More.” School superintendents, police chiefs and fire chiefs from the 54 communities in Middlesex County met earlier this month to […]

Police Warn Residents About Phone Scams

- Allison Goldsberry Medford Police are warning residents about a phone scam in which the call appears to come from the police. According to a message from Captain Barry Clemente, the Medford Police department has received “numerous” reports of a call that appears to be from the police in which people are told they owe […]

Cool Thinking Under Pressure Nets Armstrong Ambulance Awards

From left are Vale Santiago, dad Jolimar Santiago, mom Diana Santiago, baby Kirk Santiago and Communications Manager Jeff Scott, who helped dad deliver Kirk when mom went into labor earlier this year. Courtesy photo. With grace under pressure, Armstrong Ambulance Service Inc. of Arlington has received two awards for its work in emergency medical services. […]

Medford Woman Arrested in Connection with Alleged Jewelry Store Break-In

- Allison Goldsberry Tara Felts, 30, of Medford was arrested on Friday morning along with a homeless man for allegedly breaking into a jewelry store in Concord, according to police. Felts and Clifton Pinion were arrested early Friday morning after leading police on a brief chase through town. The pair caught police attention following a […]

Prescription Drug Take Back Event September 27th

Medford Police and Medford Board of Health are hosting a “National Drug Take Back Day” on Saturday, September 27. Items accepted include pills, tablets, capsules, cough medicine, creams/salves, and any other medications. Needles/syringes, medical devices (IV bags, home infusion items), thermometers, and medical instruments will not be accepted. The event is for residential drop offs […]