Two multi-family homes were destroyed in what’s being called a suspicious fire in Lawrence early Thursday morning.
New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch has directed that flags be lowered to half-staff Saturday in honor of Hopkinton’s fire chief, who died of an apparent heart attack while on duty.
Historic Fire Station No. 6 in Lawrence is open again, more than two years after budget cuts forced it to shut down.
Acting Chief Brian Murphy told Mayor William Lantigua Thursday night that he is stepping down as acting fire chief after the Lawrence City Council voted to give more power to the mayor over Murphy’s position, and remove it from civil service.
What the city of Boston wants to require regarding smoke detectors might be different from what many residents have in their homes.