State Sen. Calls For Prison System Changes After Aaron Hernandez's DeathState Sen. Jamie Eldridge said inmates had concerns about conditions, and especially were worried about a lack of access to mental health treatment--especially for inmates who are alone in single cells, as Hernandez was.
Aaron Hernandez Death Could Vacate Murder ConvictionA veteran defense attorney said the ex-NFL star's suicide could cause his murder conviction in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd to be vacated.
Gov. Baker Praises Prison Officials After Riot In Shirley'We can always replace the furniture.'
Shirley Jogging Incident Was Just Good Samaritan Offering WaterShirley Police said Thursday that the incident involving a "suspicious man" approaching a jogger the day before was just a case of a Good Samaritan offering water to a runner who looked tired and thirsty.
Woman Jogging In Shirley Approached By Suspicious ManPolice say they're investigating after a woman was approached by a suspicious man in a van while jogging on Tuesday.
Shirley Police Offer $100 Reward For Return Of Stolen GnomesAn elderly resident is missing their lawn gnomes.
Loose Alpaca Wrangled In ShirleyAuthorities are trying to figure out who owns the animal, and are asking the public for help.
Report Of Shot Fired Near Shirley Prison Prompts LockdownA report of a shot fired in the area of a Shirley prison prompted a lockdown on Thursday, State Police say.
Fawn Rescued By Shirley Police, Animal Control Officers Found Dead A Day LaterA fawn rescued by Shirley police and animal control officers on Friday was found dead on Saturday morning, according to the Lowell Sun.
Aaron Hernandez Moved To New Prison After Murder ConvictionA state prisons official says Hernandez was moved Wednesday to the maximum-security Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley.
Blizzard Baby: Mom In Labor Gets Lift From TroopersPlow drivers and Massachusetts State Police helped ensure a special delivery during the Blizzard of 2015 for a mother in need.