News Nearby: Tewksbury Family Robbed During Father's Wake

Check out some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week.

Here's a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week:


Medford Man Arrested on Heroin Charges After Stakeout in Somerville: Somerville Police three people including a Medford man after staking out a home in the Ten Hills neighborhood. The home was under investigation for allegedly being tied to heroin distribution, according to police reports.

After pulling over cars that had been at the home during the stakeout, police found 50 grams of heroin in one car, and in another car a baggie of heroin, 15 Clonopin pills and $1,690 in cash, according to the police report.

North Reading

The Joe Fish restaurant will open on Main Street in North Reading Monday, Dec. 10, according to the building department. The restaurant will be located in the old Piccadilly Pub. The interior was gutted and renovated and the exterior was repainted and new signage installed. 


Burbine Pleads Not Guilty To 100 Child Sex Counts: John Burbine pleaded not guilty to 100 child sex abuse charges at his arraignment Wednesday morning in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn. The Wakefield man was arrested earlier this year and charged with numerous abuse violations involving children primarily under the age of 3.


A Tewksbury family, already reeling from the untimely death of their husband and father, received another jolt when they returned home after his wake Tuesday night. Their home had been burglarized.

Tewksbury Police are investigating the break-in at 117 Elm St., a home Wayne Fleury had shared with his wife Laura and their children. .


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