Sunday, February 17, 2013
A look at what is happening around the region.
Scholarship Established in Memory of Stoughton High Senior David Wade The Stoughton School Committee unanimously approved the David James Wade Memorial Scholarship at its meeting Feb. 12. Wade, a senior at Stoughton High this school year, tragically died following an accidental shooting at his Turnpike Street home Sept. 29, 2012. The scholarship will give 10 of his former classmates financial assistance in continuing their education beyond high school. Each of the 10 scholarships will be for $560, symbolic of Wade's football jersey number (56) this season at SHS. Click here to read more. *** Norwood Police Investigating Home Invasion Police are investigating a reported home invasion Tuesday night on Buckminster Drive in Norwood in which a …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Three people were ejected in a single car crash on Route 24. The accident on the northbound side of the highway Thursday afternoon created heavy traffic during the evening commute.
Article updated on 7/12 at 9:20 p.m. Massachusetts State Police say a 12-year-old girl from Norton has died following a single car rollover crash on Route 24 in Stoughton late Thursday afternoon. Three people, all from Norton, were involved in the rollover on Route 24 northbound in Stoughton, according to Stoughton Fire Department dispatcher Joe Sbardella. The driver and the front seat passenger were both ejected, while the backseat passenger was pulled from the car by a Good Samaritan, according to State Police. The Boston Herald reports State Police responded to the scene and found all three people lying on the highway. The young girl was pronounced deceased at the scene. One woman was transported to Boston Medical Center and another …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
However, Governor Deval Patrick softened language for a law requiring proof of residency in order to register a car, prompting Republican leaders in the State Legislature to seek an override.
Part of the $32.5 billion Fiscal Year 2013 state budget, signed by Governor Deval Patrick on July 8, includes stricter penalties for driving without a license, but the Governor softened language for a law requiring proof of residency in order to register a car. As a result, Republican lawmakers are asking their peers on Beacon Hill for an override. These amendments to the state budget received additional attention after Auricelli Braga, a 32-year-old unlicensed illegal immigrant from Stoughton, was charged for her role in a fatal car crash two weeks ago. Braga was charged with motor-vehicle homicide, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and driving without a license following a two-car crash on Turnpike St. in Canton on June 24 which …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of June 24, 2012.
Illegal Immigrant Charged in Crash That Killed Stoughton Woman Auricelli Braga, 32, of Stoughton, was charged with motor-vehicle homicide, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and driving without a license following a two-car crash in Canton on June 24 which killed a Stoughton grandmother. Braga, from Brazil, is not a legal resident, according to the Boston Herald. She has been in this country illegally since 2002, the paper reports. Sara Escudero, a 64-year-old Stoughton woman, died in the June 24 crash on Turnpike Street in Canton. She was on her way to work at the time. As part of its FY13 budget, the State Legislature included amendments that crack down on unlicensed illegal immigrant drivers. Read more by clicking here. *** …
Friday, June 29, 2012
The same week an unlicensed illegal immigrant from Stoughton was charged for her role in a fatal car crash, the State Legislature approved an amendment in its FY13 budget that cracks down on such drivers. The budget now heads to the Governor for approval
As part of its $32.5 billion Fiscal Year 2013 state budget, Massachusetts legislators included an amendment that will require applicants provide a license, Social Security number, or other proof of legal residence when registering a motor vehicle, according to a press release from the Massachusetts Senate Republican Caucus. Currently, there is no requirement to have a license or proof of legal residency to register a car under the current law, according to the Herald. This amendment comes the same week that Auricelli Braga, a 32-year-old unlicensed illegal immigrant from Stoughton, was charged for her role in a fatal car crash. Braga was charged with motor-vehicle homicide, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and driving without a …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The Boston Herald reports Auricelli Braga of Stoughton, an illegal immigrant from Brazil, was charged in Sunday's two car crash in Canton which killed Stoughton grandmother Sara Escudero.
Auricelli Braga, 32, of Stoughton, has been charged with motor-vehicle homicide for her role in a two-car crash in Canton Sunday morning which killed a Stoughton grandmother, the Boston Herald reports. Braga, from Brazil, is not a legal resident, according to the Herald. She was also charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and driving without a license. Sara Escudero, a 64-year-old Stoughton woman, died in the June 24 crash on Turnpike Street in Canton. She was on her way to work at the time. Braga legally entered the U.S. in November 2001 with permission to remain in this country until May 2002. However, Braga never left the country and has been here the last 10 years, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement official tells …
Monday, June 25, 2012
A 64-year-old woman died in a two-car crash in Canton on June 24, according to the Norfolk County District Attorney's office.
Sara Escudero, a 64-year-old Stoughton woman, died in an early-morning car crash Sunday in Canton, according to the Patriot Ledger. The two-car accident occurred at 5:45 a.m. on June 24 at 230 Turnpike St. in Canton, a spokesperson for the Norfolk County District Attorney's office told the Boston Globe. The Globe also reported that a person in the other vehicle involved in the crash sustained injuries and was transported to Boston Medical Center. Escudero was on her way to work, the Patriot Ledger reports. She is a nurse at the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center in Roslindale. Escudero is survived by her husband of 43 years, four daughters and two grandchildren.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of April 8, 2012.
Fatal Easton Crash Kills Norton Man A Foundry Street accident in Easton resulted in the death of a Norton man Tuesday night, April 10, according to Easton Police. Easton Police Chief Allen Krajcik said in a statement that Eric Gryzboski, 36, of Eisenhower Drive in Norton, went off the road while heading westbound at approximately 10:45 p.m. and crashed his 2002 GMC pickup truck into a large tree near the Norton town line. Read more by clicking here. *** Family and Friends Say Goodbye to Mansfield High Student Family, friends and much of the Mansfield community came to pay their final respects to Michaela Smith on Friday morning at her funeral service at Saint Mary’s Church. Smith, 16, died last Saturday, April 7, after an early morning car…
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
State Police responded to a crash on Route 24 South early Monday evening where a Brockton woman was involved in a single car accident and was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
A 60-year-old Brockton woman died after being involved in a single motor vehicle accident on Route 24 South in Stoughton early Monday evening, according to the Massachusetts State Police. At 5:50 p.m. on Monday, troopers assigned to the State Police Milton Barracks responded to a report of a single motor vehicle crash on Route 24 South in Stoughton at the off-ramp to Route 139. The woman, indentified by State Police as Najmah Al-Mumeet, was transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. According to State Police, preliminary investigation indicates that Al-Mumeet was driving southbound on Route 24 when, for reasons still under investigation, she lost control of her 2005 Cadillac STS …