News Nearby: Winchester Native Killed in Libya
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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.
Royal Dynasty Closing Temporarily, Changes Coming: WILMINGTON--Royal Dynasty will soon have a new owner and a new name. After closing its doors for at least one month, the Wilmington Chinese restaurant will have a new look as well.
During Monday night’s Board of Selectmen meeting, Victor Hui, runs China Cuisine in North Reading and is the president of Pacific Sunshine, requested a transfer of the all-liquor license for the business that is currently known as Royal Dynasty.
Hui said once the purchase of the E. Lowell Street business is completed, he will close down for between one and two months. While the restaurant is closed, Hui plans to renovate the shape of the bar and also install a sushi bar in addition to cleaning the facility.
“We’d like to have it be a more friendly for people to go there and spend money,” said Hui. “So we want to make it a more attractive and comfortable environment for the customer.”
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.