Mass

TRURO, Mass. | Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

TRURO, Mass. — A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital. The assistant harbormaster in Truro, Massachusetts, says the victim is a 61-year-old man. Gary Sharpless says the unidentified victim suffered puncture wounds to his torso and legs Wednesday afternoon. Sharpless says the attack … Continue reading TRURO, Mass. | Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

SPRINGFIELD, Mass | Dog running on interstate can’t resist lure of stuffed teddy

SPRINGFIELD, Mass — A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear. The Massachusetts State Police got multiple calls of a dog dashing through traffic on Interstate 291 in Springfield on Sunday morning. MassLive.com reports Trooper Corey Brown responded and saw a Doberman pinscher running down a … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Mass | Dog running on interstate can’t resist lure of stuffed teddy

STOUGHTON, Mass | Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

STOUGHTON, Mass — Woah, it’s a boa! One Massachusetts resident popped their car hood to check fluids to find a boa constrictor staring right back. The Stoughton Police Department says a local resident called their office Saturday morning after finding the snake. The animal was safely captured by Animal Control Officers who responded to the … Continue reading STOUGHTON, Mass | Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Music festival to honor Charles Neville

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.— Charles Neville, the legendary saxophone player for the Neville Brothers, is being honored by an annual music festival in Massachusetts. The fifth Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival that opens Saturday has been designated a living monument to Neville, who died in April at age 79. The festival was co-founded by Neville’s wife, Kristin … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Music festival to honor Charles Neville

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. | Photographer says Bill Murray harassed him at restaurant

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — A photographer says actor Bill Murray slammed him against a door and poured a glass of water over him while he was taking photos of a band at a Massachusetts restaurant. Peter Simon tells The Boston Globe he was on an assignment for The Martha’s Vineyard Times at Lola’s in Oak … Continue reading OAK BLUFFS, Mass. | Photographer says Bill Murray harassed him at restaurant

CHESTERFIELD, Mass. | Van used by rock icons Aerosmith in ’70s found in the woods

CHESTERFIELD, Mass. — Long before Aerosmith filled stadiums with tens of thousands of fans, the band traveled New England in a tiny van playing to smaller crowds. That dilapidated van has been found in the woods of a small Massachusetts town. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, hosts of the History Channel show “American Pickers,” located … Continue reading CHESTERFIELD, Mass. | Van used by rock icons Aerosmith in ’70s found in the woods

FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots fan turns Tom Brady’s autograph into a tattoo

FOXBOROUGH, Mass— A young Connecticut woman didn’t want to ever lose the autograph she got from Tom Brady. The New England Patriots star signed 19-year-old Megan Uhrynowski’s arm after a practice at Gillette Stadium on Monday night that she had attended with a friend. Uhrynowski, a college student, told WHDH-TV her friend had suggested she … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots fan turns Tom Brady’s autograph into a tattoo

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Brady: ‘Ridiculous’ to link Edelman suspension, body coach

FOXBOROUGH, MA — Tom Brady says it’s “ridiculous” for anyone to suggest the drug-policy suspension of Patriots receiver Julian Edelman’s is related to the quarterback’s personal health coach. The questions about coach Alex Guerrero on Saturday prompted Brady to abruptly end his first media availability of training camp. Edelman brushed aside a similar question in … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Brady: ‘Ridiculous’ to link Edelman suspension, body coach