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Brockton store owner fends off would-be robber with a stick

Published in The Boston Globe Jan. 11

Maria Alves, 58, of Mansfield says she is a loving grandmother and kind store owner. She’s also brave. 165 more words

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Brockton High Student Hit By Pickup Truck While Walking To School

BROCKTON (CBS) — A Brockton High School student suffered minor injuries after she was struck by a pickup truck while walking to school Thursday morning. 97 more words

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Water Main Break Forces Popular Brockton Restaurant To Close

BROCKTON (CBS) – “I just don’t know if I can do it again,” laments Paul Stewart, as he stares at the flooded basement of his Brockton restaurant. 188 more words

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Brockton Clerk Fights Knife-Wielding Robber With Wooden Club

BROCKTON (CBS) – A Brockton store clerk took policing into her own hands when she beat a would-be robber with a wooden club. In the face of danger, Maria Alves says her gut instincts took over. 208 more words

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Brockton Teen Hit By Stray Bullet In Stable Condition, Family Says

BROCKTON (CBS) — The 17-year-old boy who was hit by a stray bullet Monday night while standing in the kitchen of his family’s Brockton home is still in critical but stable condition, the teen’s father told WBZ-TV. 119 more words

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Teen Hit By Stray Bullet In Brockton Home

BROCKTON (CBS) – A teenager was struck by a stray bullet inside his home on Pine Grove Drive in Brockton Monday night.

The 17-year-old was standing in his kitchen when he was struck below the shoulder blade. 30 more words

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2 Boys Pulled From Brockton Pond After Falling Through Ice

BROCKTON (CBS) — Two boys, 9 and 12, were pulled from an icy Brockton pond on Saturday night.

Randy Pierce heard a frantic knock on his door for help after two boys had fallen through the ice of the Plouffe Academy Pond. 226 more words

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