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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


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


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


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


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


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