Nine-year-old North Intermediate School student Daevin Harless and his lifesaver, custodian Mike Scanlon, meet with Wilmington selectmen Monday. Last week, the Celtics honored Scanlon. (Lowell Sun.com/Bob Whitaker)

Wilmington Elementary School Custodian Praised For Saving Choking Student

A Wilmington man has been honored by the town’s selectmen for saving a young boy from choking in the school cafeteria.


NStar said work on this transmission line in Woburn was the source of the outage.

NStar Transmission Line Work Leads To Widespread Power Outage

Homes and businesses in several Massachusetts towns lost power Wednesday afternoon.


Michael Murphy, 14, was found unconscious in a field in Wilmington in 2011.

Bruins Fan Progressing Slowly From Mysterious Ailment

A father refuses to give up on his son after the seemingly healthy teen collapsed and is now unable to move or talk.