WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Another top administrator at Westfield State University is stepping down. A school spokesman say vice president for administration and finance Milton Santiago submitted his resignation. The move comes weeks after president Evan Dobelle stepped down over spending issues and after trustees asked Santiago to draw up a plan to cut the number of administrative credit cards.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A mother in Fall River will spend six months in jail after an online video showed her pressing her teenage daughter to beat up a younger girl. That younger girl, now 14, tells The Herald News the spat last year was over a comment about a boy she'd posted on Melissa Silvia's daughter's Facebook page.
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - A Purple Heart stolen from the widow of a World War II veteran has been found. Police tell the Taunton Daily Gazette three people have been charged in the medal's theft from the 86-year-old woman Monday.
STOW, Mass. (AP) - As tomorrow's anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor approaches, one of the few remaining still-airworthy U.S. planes to survive the attack is being donated to a Massachusetts-based group that flies historical aircraft for living history events. The Collings Foundation says the purchase of the Curtiss P-40B Warhawk from a British museum was completed this week.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - Figurines of the Holy Family stolen from a popular crèche in Quincy yesterday have turned up, apparently undamaged. Police tell The Patriot-Ledger the figures were found on a dead-end street in West Quincy. A lamb from the display remains missing. There's no word of any arrests.
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