Billerica News

Local news for Billerica, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Only some of the words and phrases used over the last few months to describe the sex scandal in the Fire Department -- which resulted in the town suspending three firefighters and a dispatcher. While the town manager has scheduled disciplinary hearings for four Fire Department members for their alleged "sexual misconduct" while on duty in the central fire station, officials are also focusing on the department's leadership and culture.

Jack Flynn walks out of St. Mary's Church with James Dangora Sr. -- brainstorming how to help kids in town. "There's nothing here in Billerica for our kids," Flynn tells Dangora outside the Billerica church in the early 1970s.

The Police Department is stepping up patrols in the Oak Street neighborhood after perpetrators allegedly entered a home early Friday morning and began firing a weapon. Police were contacted about 2:21 a.m. by a resident at 45 Oak St. -- a dwelling that had a high-profile home invasion six years ago, resulting in a man getting shot.

Bedford News

Local news for Bedford, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now here illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the "dreamers" they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies. The president, who took a hard line on immigration as a candidate, vowed anew to fulfill his promise to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - The mother of the man ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez murdered said Friday that his suicide has reopened painful wounds.

Billerica Cat Care Coalition, a nonprofit organization, will host "Meow Mixer," an annual fundraiser, on Friday, April 28, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at the Holiday Inn, 4 Highwood Drive, Tewksbury. Tickets are $ 30, which includes hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and desserts, as well as bidding for a variety of festive baskets donated by generous and caring businesses and families throughout the community.

Burlington News

Local news for Burlington, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 17, 2017 -- Endurance International Group , a leading provider of cloud based platform solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors and its Chief Executive Officer Hari Ravichandran have adopted a CEO transition plan. Mr. Ravichandran will remain CEO and serve as a Board member while the Company conducts a search to identify his successor.  As a founder of the Company, Mr. Ravichandran has led the Company to many milestones, including the Company's IPO in 2013 and last year's acquisition of Constant Contact.  Endurance generated over $1 billion of revenue in 2016 under Mr. Ravichandran's leadership.

The channel plays a critical role in educating customers of the security risks inherent in deploying Internet of Things devices, especially as distributed denial-of-service attacks continually evolve, solution providers told CRN. "We're seeing devices on the market that are perfectly tailored for DDoS," said Doug Grosfield, CEO of Five Nines IT Solutions, a Kitchener, Ontario strategic service provider.

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Aldeyra Therapeutics in the last few weeks: 4/1/2017 - Aldeyra Therapeutics was given a new $18.00 price target on by analysts at HC Wainwright. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock.