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Brockton area top 5 stories last week: Drowning, Hagler statue

Brockton area top 5 stories last week: Drowning, Hagler statue

BROCKTON − Family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil for a 2-year-old boy who drowned in an above-ground pool. Police received a 911 call around 9:15 a.m. June 8 reporting that a 2-year-old boy was found unresponsive in an above-ground backyard pool at 111 Ardsley Circle, the Plymouth County Prosecutor’s Office said in a written statement. .

Kathy Lyczynski, a physical education teacher at Baker Elementary School, always wanted to leave school in a limousine on her last day. She got that wish. The Brockton school surprised Lyczynski, who is retiring this year after a 25-year career, by picking her up from her home in a white stretch limo.

Friends, family, fans (and a former enemy) gathered to unveil a new statue of undisputed world middleweight champion boxer Marvelous Marvin Hagler.

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In case you missed it, here are five of the top stories from the past week in the Brockton area.

A 2-year-old boy drowns in the Brockton pool on Ardsley Circle

Police are investigating the drowning of a 2-year-old boy in a Brockton pool on Saturday, June 8, officials said. Police received a 911 call around 9:15 a.m. reporting that a 2-year-old boy had been found unresponsive in an above-ground backyard pool at 111 Ardsley Circle, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office said in a written statement.

2-year-old boy drowns in Brockton: A 2-year-old boy drowns in the Brockton pool on Ardsley Circle

Emotional vigil held for drowned boy Emotional candlelight vigil for 2-year-old boy who drowned in Brockton

One dead in double stabbing that left two victims injured at a home in Brockton. What we know

One man was pronounced dead Monday evening in Brockton in a double stabbing that injured two male victims, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office confirmed in a post on X, formerly Twitter. The incident happened at a home on Melrose Ave shortly before 7:40 p.m. 23 in Brockton, the district attorney’s office wrote.

One man dead in double stabbing: One dead in double stabbing that left two victims injured at a home in Brockton. What we know

Randlolph man arrested after stabbing: Randolph man, 33, arrested in Vermont after fatal stabbing of 59-year-old man in Brockton

Bridgewater man, 23, dies after hitting tree and landing in swamp in Middleboro

A Bridgewater man died Monday when his pickup truck crashed into a tree and ended up in a swamp, police said. Officers responded at approximately 11:41 a.m. to Fuller Street, near the Halifax and Middleboro city line, for a report of a motor vehicle crash. swamp water,” Police Chief Joseph Perkins said in a written statement. “The only resident, a 23-year-old man from Bridgewater, was thrown into the water in a small stream next to the road.”

Bridgewater man dies in crash: Bridgewater man, 23, dies after hitting tree and landing in swamp in Middleboro

Brockton unveils the beautiful statue of Marvin Hagler

Marvin Hagler’s beautiful sister, Veronica Hagler-Bell, got a sneak peek at her brother’s new statue. Her verdict? “It’s beautiful,” she said. “It’s a little short.” The Brockton-trained undisputed world middleweight champion was 5-10, she said. Some boxing records say he is half an inch shorter. Brocktonians can now see it for themselves after Thursday’s unveiling of the $150,000 statue.

Brockton Unveils Marvin Hagler Statue: VIDEO: See for yourself – Brockton unveils beautiful Marvin Hagler statue

Photos of the statue unveiling: UPDATED: Family members react to the unveiling of the beautiful Marvin Hagler statue in Brockton

See how East Bridgewater High baseball fared against Pittsfield in the Division 4 Final Four

The East Bridgewater High baseball team played in its first Final Four since 2016. Tuesday at Fitton Field on the campus of Holy Cross in Worcester, the No. 10 Vikings to face No. 6 Pittsfield in the Division 4 semi-finals. First pitch is at 4pm

EB Hgh Baseball in Final Four See how East Bridgewater High baseball fared against Pittsfield in the Division 4 Final Four

Lovell brothers. wear EB High baseball: Brotherly Love(ll): Lovell bros carry East Bridgewater High baseball to D-4 Final Four

Staff writer Kathy Bossa can be reached by email at [email protected]. Support local journalism by purchasing a digital or print subscription to The Enterprise today.