Monday, May 13, 2013
Nearly a month after the Boston Marathon bombings, a pair of brothers from Stoneham who lost limbs in the explosions will be reunited at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, according to a hospital press statement.
Nearly a month after the Boston Marathon bombings, a pair of brothers from Stoneham who lost limbs in the explosions will be reunited at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, according to a hospital press statement. JP and Paul Norden will give a short statement and answer questions during a press conference at noon on Monday at the Charlestown hospital, according to the statement. Dr. Ross Zafonte, vice president of medical affairs and a treating physician for both JP and Paul at Spaulding, will be on hand to give a clinical summary and overview of the brothers' course of care and outlook ahead, according to the statement.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Mass. Senate Republican Leader Bruce Tarr plans to introduce legislation in January.
Senate Republicans expect to file comprehensive legislation during the new session aimed at reforming how information about sex offenders is shared between law enforcement and other officials. The bill is a response to the ongoing case involving Wakefield resident John Burbine and the nearly 100 counts of child sex abuse he is facing. His wife, Marian Burbine, is also facing charges in the case for running an illegal daycare and for reckless endangerment. Burbine allegedly sexually abused children from Stoneham and several nearby communities. Burbine’s original classification suggested his risk of re-offense was low, and the public would not benefit from the disclosure of his information; however, subsequent facts have proven this …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
John Burbine was arraigned Wednesday morning and pleaded not guilty to numerous charges. He is due back in court on Jan. 15.
John Burbine pleaded not guilty to nearly 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. Burbine spent much of the hearing looking straight ahead behind glass in a separate room, answering questions primarily with one-word responses. Unlike in the booking photo released by the District Attorney's office earlier in the month, his hair was almost completely white, with black eyebrows. He was accompanied by his attorney, Bill Barabino of Wakefield. The defense waived a dangerousness hearing in this case, which means that Burbine will have no bail …