News Nearby: Two Arrested on Prostitution Charges in Reading

Check out the stories making headlines in the Melrose region this week.

Here is a look at the stories making headlines in the Winchester region this week:


Two Arrested on Prostitution Charges in Reading: Ling Ling Wang, 47, of 61 Kenberma Rd., Worcester and Wen Qui, 36, of 144 Brook St., Quincy were arrested Thursday in Reading on charges of sexual conduct for a fee, according to police. 


PHOTOS: Firefighters in Water Rescue Training at Spot Pond: Like every winter, unfortunately, there have been reports from around Massachusetts of firefighters undertaking rescue missions of people or animals who have broken through ice and ended up in freezing cold water.

The Stoneham Fire Department is prepped. On Thursday, the department's Group 4, which is headed up by Capt. Ed Regan, went through water rescue training at Spot Pond. Check out some photos from the training.


Medford Building Evacuated After Threat: A bomb threat was called into a large office building at 1 Cabot Road in Medford Thursday morning, forcing evacuation of the building. The Massachusetts State Police bomb squad responded to the scene. The building was swept with no finding and employees were allowed to return to the building around 12:30 p.m.


Winchester's $400K Snow Budget Nearly Gone: The Winchester Department of Public Works has used up nearly all of its $400,000 snow budget this winter, according to Director Jay Gill.

Of the $400,000 allocated for this winter, only about $12,000 remains, or in other words: About 97 percent of the overall snow removal budget has been used, according to Gill.


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