You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Suspicious object is found in Weymouth

Continue reading below

Columbian Square in Weymouth was evacuated for more than an hour Tuesday evening after local authorities discovered what they believed to be a suspicious object, the state fire marshal said. It was not immediately clear what the object was or what sort of threat it posed, but Fire Marshal Stephen Coan said the State Police bomb squad was able to identify and take possession of it without incident. A spokeswoman for South Shore Hospital, which is nearby, said security guards were positioned at the facility’s entrance during the incident, but the hospital did not have to evacuate. Weymouth police are leading the investigation, Coan said.

Nicholas Jacques can be reached at
Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of