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Plymouth Man Survives Lightning Strike

PLYMOUTH (CBS) – A Plymouth man is shocked that he survived a lightning strike Wednesday.

“I just saw a big flash,” Bruno DiFilippo told WBZ-TV a day later. 190 more words


Clam Prices Jump More Than 50 Percent This Summer

BOSTON (CBS) – Fried clams are just a part of summer in New England.

Erich Roht does a big business at a small clam shack on the North River of Marshfield. 271 more words


Voracious Microscopic Bug Wreaking Havoc On Red Pines In Mass.

PLYMOUTH (CBS) – Dead and dying pine trees are falling victim to a voracious pest across New England. At a time when some bugs are wiping out trees in neighborhoods, this latest threat now is affecting some forest land, making once luscious landscapes look like winter. 283 more words


Bomb Squad Detonates WWII Round On Cape Cod Beach

WELLFLEET (CBS) – Marconi Beach in Wellfleet was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a round of ammunition washed ashore.

The bomb squad cleared the area and isolated the live round that was most likely left over from World War II. 128 more words


Man Attacked By Hawk In Lakeville

LAKEVILLE (CBS) – A 38-year-old man is recovering from head wounds and a concussion after being attacked by a hawk last week in Lakeville.

“He didn’t hear it or see it,” the man’s father, John Ryder said. 367 more words


Former Plymouth Police Officer Sentenced For Excessive Force

PLYMOUTH (CBS) – A former Plymouth police officer has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.

Shawn Coughlin was convicted of using excessive force on a man who was handcuffed and then covering it up by falsifying police reports on the incident. 100 more words