A low-bed trailer was hauling the excavator down Route 110 when it hit the bridge above it around 12:15 p.m.
Thieves have been making their way through small businesses in Methuen, with four burglaries in a week.
Methuen native Sean Furey will make his Olympic debut Wednesday, competing in the qualifying rounds of the men’s javelin.
A Methuen police officer charged in a weekend bar fight was released Tuesday on a promise to return to court.
A fundraiser is underway to help a two-year-old boy injured in a fireworks explosion.
A Methuen man is being held without bail, pending a dangerousness hearing following his arrest on charges he raped a 10-year old New Hampshire girl.
The boyfriend of a badly beaten Methuen woman has been in trouble with the law before.
A woman was found severely beaten inside a home in Methuen on Tuesday.
A Lawrence teenager died early Tuesday morning when he crashed a stolen car in Methuen.
Brendan Driscoll of Methuen is headed to compete in the U.S. Paralympics trials.