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Massachusetts announces winners of latest vaccine lottery

Aug. 12, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The latest winner of Massachusetts' $1 million VaxMillions Giveaway lottery plans to use the money to help his children pay for college, the governor's office said Thursday. The winner of the $300,000 college scholarship grant will only be in the eighth...

Judge dismisses domestic assault charges against fire chief

Jul. 29, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — A Warwick judge dismissed domestic assault charges against the Seekonk fire chief and allowed a no-contact order for the person who reported the assault to be lifted on Wednesday. The prosecution requested the charges of domestic simple assault...

Massachusetts man gets 10-years on child porn charges

Jul. 13, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who recieved child pornography via a messaging app has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, federal prosecutors said. Garry Bienvenue, 59, of Attleboro, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court after pleading guilty in March to...

Massachusetts Vax Bus rolls on; tests hint at delta's spread

Jul. 11, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A mobile vaccination clinic is working its way through Massachusetts, one arm at a time. The so-called Vax Bus had scheduled stops in Brockton Sunday and Monday. It was in Revere on Saturday. The shots are administered on the bus, and no appointment is...

Police ID toddler who drowned in family swimming pool

Jun. 21, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Police have released the name of the 18-month-old boy who drowned in his family's aboveground swimming pool over the weekend. The death of Angelo Nicoloro in Wrentham on Saturday was a tragic accident, Police Chief Bill McGrath said. ...