Top 5 stories in the Brockton area

BROCKTON – Brockton police say a teenager was injured following a shooting on River Street on Thursday afternoon. When officers arrived they found a 17-year-old with a “serious gunshot wound”, said Brockton Police Detective Lt. Paul Bonanca.

Revolutions Salon in Bridgewater aims to meet all of your beauty needs – from luxury facials, spa treatments, custom haircuts and coloring – all in a 4,500 square foot building.

After a 19-month battle with a rare form of bone cancer, 15-year-old Bella DuBois has died at her West Bridgewater home. Bella was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a cancer that affects fewer than 1,000 Americans each year, in May 2021.

Local and state police are investigating an ‘apparent homicide’ after a woman’s body was found in a structure outside a home in Stoughton.

Stoughton Police are also investigating a single vehicle crash on Sumner Street which resulted in the death of a teenage driver early Wednesday morning.

In case you missed it, here are five stories from the past week in the Brockton area that resonated with our readers.

Police investigate homicide after woman’s body found in Stoughton

Local and state police are investigating a homicide after a woman’s body was found in a structure outside a home, officials said. The Norfolk County Attorney’s Office said a “single female victim (was) located in an outhouse” on the property at 743 Park St. “It was apparent to our officers at the time that the person had suffered serious injury,” Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey said Tuesday afternoon during a press conference at Stoughton Police Station. The victim was identified Tuesday evening as Amber Buckner, 40, who lived in Stoughton, the prosecutor’s office said.

Police are investigating a homicide:Police investigate homicide after woman’s body found in Stoughton

Pictures of the scene:Stoughton and State Police are investigating a homicide at the Park Street home

Stoughton Police Detectives Daniel Barber and Sandra Barrett at the scene of the homicide on Park Street where a woman's body was found in an outbuilding behind a house on Tuesday December 13, 2022.

Stoughton Police Detectives Daniel Barber and Sandra Barrett at the scene of the homicide on Park Street where a woman’s body was found in an outbuilding behind a house on Tuesday December 13, 2022.

Bridgewater Salon moves into giant new space with spa and hair salon under one roof

A Bridgewater Salon aims to meet all of your beauty needs – from luxury facials, spa treatments, custom haircuts and coloring – all in one building. Taunton resident Missy Battaglia, owner of Revolutions Salon, 15 Fireworks Circle, Unit 3, Bridgewater, has over 30 years experience in the hair industry but has only scratched the surface of her goals. The hairdresser bought a building after years of renting a chair and then renting commercial space. Finally, she knew it was time to think bigger. Battaglia closed the 4,500 square foot building at 15 Fireworks Circle, which opened to the public Nov. 29.

The Bridgewater Salon moves into a new space:Bridgewater Salon moves into giant new space with spa and hair salon under one roof

Photos of the lounges:Bridgewater artist turned salon owner finds her passion

Left to right, Jess Battaglia of House of Handsome;  his sister Missy Battaglia of Revolutions Salon;  and Sarah Rodrigues and Beth McDonald of Wander To Bloom, 15 Fireworks Circle, Bridgewater on Wednesday 30 November 2022.

Left to right, Jess Battaglia of House of Handsome; his sister Missy Battaglia of Revolutions Salon; and Sarah Rodrigues and Beth McDonald of Wander To Bloom, 15 Fireworks Circle, Bridgewater on Wednesday 30 November 2022.

West Bridgewater teenager dies of rare bone cancer

After a 19-month battle with a rare form of bone cancer, Bella DuBois, 15, of West Bridgewater, died at home on December 8. Bella, a lover of art, music and theater, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a cancer that affects fewer than 1,000 Americans each year, in May 2021 after experiencing pain in her left arm. With her plush ‘Trauma Llama’ by her side, Bella underwent more than a year of treatment at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, including multiple surgeries, rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and transfusions. blood. In the first two months after her diagnosis, she underwent four rounds of chemotherapy. “It was a scary time for her,” said her mother, Tracy DuBois. “She always wanted to fight. She didn’t want to stop. »

“She always wanted to fight”:‘She always wanted to fight’: West Bridgewater teenager dies of rare bone cancer

The teenager remains strong in the fight against cancer:West Bridgewater teen stays strong and positive through bone cancer fight

The family mourns the loss:West Bridgewater family mourns the loss of Bella DuBois, 15, to cancer

Bella DuBois' mother Tracy DuBois, left, and Bella's brother Thomas DuBois, 11, hold photos of the late Bella at their home in West Bridgewater on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Bella succumbed to osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, on December 8.

Bella DuBois’ mother Tracy DuBois, left, and Bella’s brother Thomas DuBois, 11, hold photos of the late Bella at their home in West Bridgewater on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Bella succumbed to osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, on December 8.

Brockton teenager shot dead on River Street, left with ‘serious’ injuries

A teenager was injured following a shooting on River Street on Thursday afternoon, police said. Shortly after noon, police responded to a report of gunfire near River Street, Brockton Police Detective Lt. Paul Bonanca said. When officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old suffering from a “serious gunshot wound”, Bonanca said.

Brockton teenager shot:Brockton teenager shot dead on River Street, left with ‘serious’ injuries

Photos police are investigating the shooting:Brockton Police are investigating a shooting in River Street which injured a teenager

Brockton Police are investigating a shooting on River Street on Thursday, December 15, 2022.

Brockton Police are investigating a shooting on River Street on Thursday, December 15, 2022.

16-year-old killed in single-vehicle crash in Stoughton

A teenager died in a crash involving a vehicle early Wednesday morning, officials said. The crash, which is being investigated by Stoughton Police and State Police Detectives assigned to the Norfolk County Prosecutor’s Office, happened overnight on Sumner Street near Ryan Road. “While the investigation is still in its early stages, the scene involves a single car off the road, including an impact with a guardrail,” said David Traub, a spokesman for the county attorney. of Norfolk, Michael Morrissey. “The driver…was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Stoughton teenager killed in accident:16-year-old killed in crash involving vehicle in Stoughton

FILE - A handout photo from October 2011 shows a Stoughton police cruiser outside the department's headquarters on Rose Street.

FILE – A handout photo from October 2011 shows a Stoughton police cruiser outside the department’s headquarters on Rose Street.

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