Lana Jones

420x316 grad jones1 Lana JonesLana Jones is a general assignment reporter for WBZ Newsradio 1030. She joined the station in 1991 as a news writer, editor and fill-in anchor/reporter. She has been part of WBZ’s award-winning coverage of the Priest sex abuse scandal, the crash of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s plane and the Worcester warehouse fire.

Jones began her broadcast career in Toledo, Ohio while studying Special Education at Bowling Green State University. A native of Warren, Ohio, Jones moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1981 to join the staff of WAAF. There she anchored the news and hosted a weekly talk show on local youth issues. From 1983 to 1988, Jones was a news anchor and reporter for WMJX, Boston. She worked as a reporter for the former WHDH radio from 1989 to 1991.

Jones and her husband live in Worcester, Massachusetts.

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Digging For Irish History In Lowell

St. Patrick’s Parish in Lowell was the site of a “shanty town” in the 19th century, and has already yielded a few gems from the past.

08/09/2011

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Gloucester Tries To Sell Naming Rights To High School Stadium

Gloucester is selling the naming rights to its high school sports stadium for $500,000.

08/09/2011

Fire companies from 15 towns responded and everyone inside the Old Groton Inn escaped safely.

Lack Of Sprinklers A Factor In Total Loss Of Groton Inn

The building, which first opened in 1678, appears to be a total loss, though, damage estimates have not been calculated.

08/04/2011

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Norfolk DA Wants Sex Offenders To Register Online Identities

Michael Morrissey wants sex offenders to register their e-mail addresses, as well as any identities used on Facebook and other social media pages.

08/03/2011

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Man Pleads Guilty To 3 Boston Rapes In 1991

A Boston man has pleaded guilty to multiple rape charges in a case in which prosecutors brought a so-called “John Doe” indictment and another man spent 12 years in prison before being cleared.

07/28/2011

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Beacon Hill Looks To Tighten Ethics Rules In Wake Of DiMasi Scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers are calling for changes in the Massachusetts House ethics rules that they say will restore public trust. House Minority Leader Brad Jones of North Reading and Norfolk Republican Rep. Dan [...]

06/22/2011

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Special Needs Group From Worcester Hits Fenway For The Day

A group of special needs kids from Worcester got a special treat Tuesday. They were one of the ten Little League ‘challenger’ teams that gets to spend a day a Fenway park.

06/21/2011

Sal DiMasi arrives at federal court Friday, May 27, 2011. (Photo by Doug Cope)

Sal DiMasi Corruption Trial Closings: What To Expect

Closing arguments are scheduled for Friday in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi and two co-defendants.

06/10/2011

Sal DiMasi arrives at federal court Friday, May 27, 2011. (Photo by Doug Cope)

Ex-Speaker Dimasi Corruption Trial Expected To Wrap Up This Week

Defense attorneys in the federal corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and two associates are preparing to wrap up their case this week after calling only a handful of the 117 potential witnesses listed prior to the start of the trial.

06/07/2011

Police lead hundreds of teens away from Carson Beach and onto the T.

Police Stepping Up Patrols Around Carson Beach After Several Gang Fights

State police are increasing patrols in the area of Carson Beach after hundreds of teenagers were found fighting there several days in a row over the long holiday weekend.

05/31/2011

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