Police say they found a loaded handgun between the driver's seat and center console.WEYMOUTH, MA — Three teens are accused of driving a stolen car with a loaded handgun inside, reported The Patriot Ledger Friday.Police say they arrested three male suspects after spotting the car, which was reported stolen in Brockton, on Lake Street in Wrentham, and finding a loaded semi-automatic handgun between the driver's seat and the center console.
The Eviction Prevention Learning Lab is a networking program to help municipal officials learn about the best ways to prevent evictions.BROCKTON, MA — Brockton housing employees are taking part in an innovative national program to help prevent evictions in the city, said Mayor Robert F. Sullivan in a news release Monday.
BROCKTON — Administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been paused in Brockton — and throughout Massachusetts and the United States — as the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention review six cases of an "extremely rare" and severe blood clot reported in women who had received the vaccine.
| Wicked Local COURTESY OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be conducting overnight resurfacing and related work on Route 24 northbound and southbound in Raynham, Bridgewater, West Bridgewater and Brockton.The work will begin April 18 and is scheduled to continue weekly, Sunday through Thursday, through April 2023.
BROCKTON — Like mass transit nationwide, Brockton Area Transit ridership has plummeted during the pandemic, but BAT service has evolved throughout the past year to continue to serve the local community.BAT had been averaging 8,300 passenger trips per day pre-pandemic.This number dropped to 2,000 during the quarantine and has rebounded to 3,600-3,800 since the start of the year, according to BAT Administrator Mike Lambert.
Judge, court says, had a ‘mandate’ to offer guidance A landmark SJC decision wipes away a finding of criminal contempt against a juvenile who called a judge a “dumb, white bitch” — along with other salty words — during a hearing in Brockton.
BROCKTON – A Thanksgiving rivalry playing out on a warm spring afternoon came with a chance to claim a first-ever prize.The Brockton High football team made sure it ended up on the right side of history Saturday at Marciano Stadium with previously undefeated Bridgewater-Raynham making it a far from an easy accomplishment.
The fire started outside at approximately 5 a.m. Saturday and spread to the house.BROCKTON, MA — Brockton firefighters responded to a fire at 6 Sprague Street early Saturday morning, said the department in a Twitter post.The fire started outside at approximately 5 a.m. and extended to the house, said fire officials.
BOSTON — A Rhode Island man will spend more than nine years in prison after he pleaded guilty to robbing five banks in 2018, including the Crescent Credit Union in Brockton, the U.S. attorney's office said in a written statement.Dong Lee, 50, and a codefendant, Charles Lamont Wheeler, were arrested Sept. 14, 2018, after robbing banks in Avon and Brockton then leading the police on a high-speed chase in Attleboro after robbing the Crescent Credit Union in Brockton, acting U.S. Attorney Nathaniel Mendell said in a news release.
BROCKTON — A city resident who worked full time as a nurse and additionally helped out in skilled nursing facilities that were understaffed during the COVID-19 pandemic was one of five named a health care hero."I'm honored to be recognized.It's like making history as a Black nurse," said Claudine Bruff.
BROCKTON — Amelia Goncalves was born on a boat sailing through the rough tropical waters off West Africa heading towards Angola — where she learned traditional dishes that would become her legacy in a new business venture, Luanda Restaurant & Lounge in a country thousands of miles miles away.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will be conducting overnight resurfacing and related work on Route 24 northbound and southbound in Raynham, Bridgewater, West Bridgewater and Brockton.The work will begin on Sunday, April 18, and is scheduled to continue weekly, Sunday through Thursday, through April 2023.
BROCKTON – Dan Buron arrived early at his office Saturday, putting the finishing touches on his preparation for his team’s opponent that afternoon, which happened to be rival Brockton.The lead-up to a game is nothing new for the longtime Bridgewater-Raynham football coach.He went through it exactly 300 times previously prior to the Trojans showdown with the Boxers.
Henry Atlenweg, Greater Lowell — In a 21-6 win over visiting Northeast, the senior had five receptions and 105 receiving yards, including touchdown receptions of 7 and 25 yards.On defense he registered 12 tackles and one sack.Dylan Aguiar, Bishop Stang — The senior rushed first-quarter touchdowns of 11 and 1 yards, and added a two-point conversion in the second quarter of a 41-13 Catholic Central victory over host Arlington Catholic.
Check out the most recently listed houses available in the Brockton area.BROCKTON, MA — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online?Not to fear!To save you some time, we've got an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.
In case you missed it, here are five stories from the past week throughout the Brockton area that resonated with our readers.Chef who's cooked for celebrities says growing up in Brockton breeds success Growing up on the east side of Brockton, navigating through life and playing soccer at Brockton High School, Timothy Silva had no idea he would one day go to college and become a chef who cooks for celebrities in New York City.
BROCKTON — On this day in history, lifelong Brocktonian and former longtime Enterprise photographer Stanley A. Bauman photographed another city icon in downtown Brockton on April 11, 1953.Bauman captured a photograph of legendary Brockton boxer Rocky Marciano and wife Barbara Marciano taking a stroll down Main Street, walking their 4-month-old daughter, Mary Anne, in her stroller.
The Enterprise took home five awards, including four first place finishes, in the annual New England Newspaper & Press Association competition, among daily newspapers with a circulation less than 15,000.The awards were announced virtually Thursday and Friday at the 2021 New England Newspaper Convention.Enterprise photographer Alyssa Stone was honored with two first place awards.
Boxers deny B-R coach victory in last outing BROCKTON — Like so many previous battles between Brockton and Bridgewater-Raynham, Saturday’s game at Marciano Stadium featured long drives, a low number of possessions, and a small margin for error.In the end, the host Boxers flexed their superiority in the trenches and made a few more critical plays to emerge with a 28-19 win.
BOSTON (AP) — A Rhode Island man who pleaded guilty to robbing five Massachusetts banks within a week in September 2018 has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison, federal prosecutors said.Dong Lee, 50, and an accomplice robbed banks in Andover, Boston, Braintree, Avon and Brockton between Sept. 8 and Sept. 14 in 2018, acting U.S. Attorney Nathaniel R. Mendell said in a news release.