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Medford Police to Hold Public Meetings About New Parking Program

On Tuesday the Medford Police announced they will hold a series of public meetings to answer questions about the city’s new parking enforcement program. The meetings are scheduled to take place over the next three Wednesdays, according to a recorded message from Captain Barry Clemente. Chief Sacco and a representative from Republic Parking will be […]

Protestors Block Highway in Medford, Milton During Morning Rush Hour

Protestors on Route 93 North in Milton. Photo by Colonel Tim Alben, MA State Police Superintendent. – Allison Goldsberry Twenty-nine people were arrested on Thursday following protests on Route 93 in Medford and Milton that brought the morning rush hour to a stand still, according to MA State Police. State Police say protestors blocked traffic […]

Former Middlesex Assistant DA Alleged to Trade Info for Pills

Updated 3:49PM Friday, January 9, 2015 The following was released by the office of outgoing Attorney General and Medford resident Martha Coakley on Thursday afternoon: “A former Middlesex Assistant District Attorney allegedly violated conflict of interest laws and has been indicted in connection with misuse of his position, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today. He […]

Woman Swipes Package from Medford Home

According to information and images posted on Facebook, a woman allegedly stole a package containing Christmas gifts from a Medford home on Monday. The victim captured the incident, which took place in the Lawrence Estates area, on camera. The alleged thief is pictured below outside the home, reportedly on Damon Road. Anyone with information should […]

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 […]