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Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Wreak Havoc On Cape Cod

BOSTON (CBS) – They’re back! Gypsy moth caterpillars are wreaking havoc on hardwood trees on Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts.

“I’ve been here for four years, and haven’t seen it this bad,” says Larry Dapsis, of the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Service. 125 more words


Cape Cod Family Business Destroyed By Fire

HARWICH (CBS) — Greta Ribb was trying to keep busy on Friday, finishing floral arrangements for a weekend wedding while at the same time trying not to think about the fire that destroyed her family’s Cape Cod business: the… 235 more words


Brockton Police Fatally Shoot Man Armed With BB Guns

BROCKTON (CBS) — A 45-year-old Brockton man was shot and killed by police early Thursday morning, officials said.

Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz said that Douglas M. 202 more words


Tornado Warning On Cape Ends With Flooding

BARNSTABLE (CBS) – Part of Cape Cod was under a tornado warning Wednesday morning, but there have been no reports of a twister actually touching down. 201 more words


Sand Avalanche Kills Bulldozer Driver In Plymouth

PLYMOUTH (CBS) — The driver of a bulldozer died in an avalanche of sand in Plymouth late Tuesday morning.

Police told WBZ-TV the driver was working at PA Landers on Hedges Pond Road, a sand and gravel company, when a hillside of sand collapsed and covered the heavy equipment at about 11 a.m. 117 more words


Woman, Boy Seriously Hurt In I-93 Chain-Reaction Crash

CANTON (CBS) – A woman and a one-year-old boy were pulled from a heavily damaged car by Good Samaritans and firefighters after a major crash on Interstate 93 in Canton late Friday morning. 422 more words


Bridgewater State University Renames Institute After Martin Richard

BRIDGEWATER (CBS) – Bridgewater State University is honoring Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings. The university is where the young boy’s parents met. 211 more words