News Nearby: Man Allegedly Attempts to Kill Relatives
A look at the top headlines in Patch towns surrounding Wilmington.
Wilmington residents aren't only interested in what happens in town. So each week we provide you with a look at items that are making headlines in surrounding towns.
Here is a look at the latest News Nearby.
Waltham Man Makes Bail Then Allegedly Tries To Kill Relatives
TEWKSBURY - A Waltham man is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly breaking into a Blease Drive home early Wednesday morning and attacking family members with a knife.
According to Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan, officers responded to 55 Blease Drive after getting a call reporting that Eathan Becker 25, of 181 College Farm Road, Waltham, had broken into the home via the basement and was engaged in a fight with residents.
Officers responding to the address found evidence of the break-in and were informed Becker was armed with a knife. The officers discovered Becker in the living room fighting with two other residents of the home. According to Sheehan, Becker’s hands were covered in blood.
Free, Full-Day Kindergarten to Come to Reading
READING - The Reading School Committee set the wheels in motion to begin to provide free, full-day kindergarten for all Reading kindergartners. The committee voted 6-0 Monday to direct school administrators to begin that process.
Wincrest, Bear Hill Golf Club Reach Agreement on Drainage Issue
STONEHAM - After Bear Hill Golf Club cited erosion and drainage issues on their property as a result of work being done at the Wincrest development site, both parties reached a preliminary agreement to remedy the situation during the Stoneham Board of Selectmen's session Tuesday night.
Since work started at the Wincrest site, Bear Hill reported an erosion issue near the walking bridge of the seventh hole at the golf course. Due to the drainage problems, a pond in the area has been muddied and silt issues have cropped up at the golf course.
In the spring of 2011, Wincrest, a New Hampshire-based developer, received approval from the Stoneham Planning Board to construct a 47-lot subdivision at the former Our Lady of Nazareth Academy site. The nearly 20-acre site sits on about 11 acres in Stoneham and nine in Wakefield.
Winchester Native Killed in Libya Attack
WINCHESTER - A Winchester native was identified as one of the four Americans killed in Libya Wednesday.
Glen Doherty, 42, was working for a private security company when he was killed with U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens in the American consulate in Benghazi, according to Boston.com.
The family was notified Wednesday afternoon of Doherty's death.