The Boston Catholic Cemetery Association cut the workers’ pay, but they keep paying themselves as a group more than $200,000 a year for working only 5, 7 or 12 hours a week.
Police have arrested a Taunton man suspected of stealing almost 200 brass vases from burial plots at a Sharon cemetery and selling them to a scrap metal dealer.
Norwood police are investigating the thefts of dozens of bronze flag holders from a cemetery in town.
Natick Police were investigating an armed robbery inside a cemetery Saturday afternoon.
Thirty-five years after it was found discarded near a Connecticut highway, a baby’s gravestone dating to the 19th century is being returned to a Massachusetts cemetery.
Police in Lawrence are searching for a suspect who’s been preying on people at a cemetery.
In Attleboro, vandals have repeatedly hit cemeteries, leaving headstones toppled over, and in some cases, damaged.
Cemetery officials say they’ve already had four complaints this year about items being stolen from grave sites. The items are sentimental, but not worth any money.
Police in Attleboro are looking for vandals who apparently overturned more than 50 grave markers at the Old Kirk burial ground, a cemetery with hundreds of years of history.
For the last 10 years, she has decorated her son’s grave for every holiday, but during a recent visit, Bridget Simard found the grave completely covered in snow.