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No Charges Filed In Lowell Pit Bull Attack
LOWELL, Mass. (AP)  Authorities say the death of a 7-year-old boy who was attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Massachusetts was an accident.
Lowell police tell The Sun newspaper no charges have been put forward, and it's unlikely that any will be filed...
ACO: Banning Pit Bulls Not the Answer
New Bedford Animal Control Officer Manny Maciel says breed-specific legislation against pit bulls is not the answer in the wake of the recent killing of a 7-year-old boy by two of the dogs.
Mitchell: Few Answers For Panhandlers In New Bedford
Mayor Jon Mitchell says there's no easy answers to getting panhandlers off the streets of New Bedford.
Speaking on his weekly radio program on Wednesday, Mitchell said the courts have protected the First Amendment rights of panhandlers who ask for money...
UMass System Reports Record-High Endowment
The University of Massachusetts' endowment has grown to record high $757 million after fundraising efforts exceeded expectations during the latest fiscal year.
President Robert Caret announced Wednesday that the five-campus system raised almost $117 million in gifts and pledges during the 2014 fiscal…
WBSM’s Jack Peterson Passes Away
One of the most recognizable voices in local radio has been silenced.
WBSM's Jack Peterson passed away Tuesday evening at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford at the age of 70 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
For over 50 years, Jack, whose real name was Joel Polonsky, broadcast throughout Massach…
Judge: Fire-Ravaged Lowell Building To Stay Up
A judge has refused to lift a temporary restraining order that would have allowed for the demolition of a Lowell apartment building that burned down last week, killing seven tenants.
The city and the building's owner want the building torn down, citing public safety and health concerns, now that a st…
Authorities To Release Official Cause Of Deadly Lowell Fire
Authorities are getting ready to release details on the suspected cause of a fire that killed seven people, including three children, in a Lowell apartment building last week.
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan, Lowell Fire Chief Edward Pitta and other officials …
Fire Rips Through Lowell Apartments Killing Seven
At least seven people are dead after fire tore through an apartment building in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Fire Chief Ed Pitta says crews rushed to the scene early this morning to find smoke and flames pouring from the structure.
Crews originally said as many as seven people were missing, but were able to…

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