VIDEO: Man Crashes SUV Into Lower Mystic Lake
A man crashed a 2002 Mitsubishi Montero into Lower Mystic Lake at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Massachusetts State Police. The crash took place near the intersection of Mystic Valley Parkway and Sagamore Avenue. The man, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was unharmed. He was able to exit the SUV before it submerged, roughly 30 feet from shore, police said. — Daniel DeMaina
Maplewood Square Citizens Bank Robbed Thursday
Both the Malden Police and FBI are investigating a bank robbery at the Citizens Bank on Lebanon St. Thursday afternoon, a detective has confirmed. A male suspect reportedly passed a note with demands around 1:20 p.m. and then fled in the direction of Hartshorn Ave. and the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, according to police scanner reports.
A small kitchen fire caused damage to the entire first floor of a home on Woburn Street in Reading. No one was injured, but the family is unable to return to their home.
Some 60 People Attend ‘Conversation’ on Public Transportation's Future
MassDOT, which oversees public transportation on roads, rails and tarmacs here, held a meeting in Medford Tuesday night, part of a series of “conversations” statewide, to hear ideas about the transportation system people want and what the state agency needs to do to achieve that vision. We cannot afford the transportation we have, Jonathan Davis, acting general manager and rail and transit administrator of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, told the audience of about 60 people in his brief opening remarks. Yet MassDOT has heard, Davis said, that people need more public transportation. Davis, of Medford, said he rides the T every day to and from work.