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National Guard Aids Victims Of Gas Explosions
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) _ Hotplates are being distributed to residents who have been left without gas service more than a week after gas explosions and fires rocked the Merrimack Valley.
The Boston Globe reports that members of the Massachusetts National Guard started giving out thousands of hotplates t…
Scam Artists At Work After Gas Explosions In Merrimack Valley
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) _ Massachusetts officials are warning of a scam targeting people seeking to help those displaced by the natural gas explosions and fires that rocked the Merrimack Valley north of Boston.
Local officials in Lawrence and Andover say residents have reported receiving calls from indi…
Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Lawrence
(Lawrence, MA) -- The governor of Massachusetts is declaring a state of emergency following deadly gas explosions in three towns north of Boston.
Governor Charlie Baker on Friday said the company behind the explosions, Columbia Gas, is being removed from local operations...
Chemical Plant Explosion Injures Four
(Associated Press) - Authorities say an explosion at a Dow Chemical plant in northeastern Massachusetts critically injured four people and damaged the building.
Firefighters, paramedics and police responded to the plant in North Andover at about 2:30 p...
Student Punished For Helping Drunk Friend
A North Andover High School student is being punished for doing the right thing.
Two weeks ago, Erin Cox responded to a call from a friend saying she was at a party and too drunk to drive. Cox arrived at the party completely sober just as the police showed up to arrest several teens for underage drin…