::home::

Home  >  Billerica Minuteman  >  Local News

 E-mail  Printable  Popular
Residents share details of reported UFO encounter
By Margaret Smith/ Staff Writer
Thursday, October 19, 2006

A man and woman in Billerica claim their lives have been altered since a huge, luminous object they said appeared over their porch one winter evening, levitating the woman, blistering the man's hand, and leaving white, powdery material that quickly disappeared afterward.
    A UFO investigation reported in the Billerica Minuteman has now caught the attention of an international audience, after a couple in town posted a firsthand narrative on a Canadian UFO Web site and UFO sites worldwide picked up links both to their account and the Minuteman article.


    The couple, identified only as Robert and Anne, are scheduled to share their story in an interview with radio talk show host Jeff Rense Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. on the Jeff Rense Show, which is broadcast on a satellite network.
    The show is also available on line at www.rense.com.
    The couple are scheduled as guests of Vike, who, holds a regular spot on the radio show and who posted the narrative on his UFO research Web site, hbccufo.org.
    "I knew this story and experience was a dandy, as we do not hear many stories like this," Vike said.
    The report is also under investigation by Mark Petty, a former Billerica resident now living in Nashua, N.H., and a volunteer with Massachusetts Mutual UFO Network, which follows up on reports of unusual sightings of or contacts with objects in the sky.
    Petty, who has given presentations on UFO investigations at the Billerica Senior Center, said he gave a talk on the couple's experience at the network's conference Oct. 14 in Watertown.
    Petty said the couple were counseled not to talk publicly about their experience until the investigation was complete, but said, "It's their decision. They are the people who actually experienced it."
    
Light in the night sky

    In the narrative, Robert said the encounter occurred Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, when he and Anne saw a ball of light in the night sky about 7:10 p.m.
    He said they saw the apparition through a sliding door leading to a deck off the kitchen. He described "a huge ball of brilliant white light coming toward the house from the west," slightly above the tops of trees.
    As the object came closer, he said it appeared to grow bigger, and stopped above the house, where it appeared "absolutely huge, maybe two, maybe three football fields. The white light engulfed everything."
    Despite the intense light, the glare didn't hurt their eyes, he said, but hovered silently for a few minutes before a pale blue light emitted from the underside and formed a perfect square on the deck.
    Robert said the light fully engulfed Anne, who was lifted off the deck, prompting Robert to open the sliding door with one hand and grab Anne's waist by other. He said he pulled her into the house and the shut door.
    When he looked out again, the strange light was gone, he said.
    During the ordeal, Anne went unconscious. When she came around, she said she remembered seeing the blue light and that Robert described it as square, but could not remember any details after that. [continue]
1 | 2 | 3 | Next »


Rate this article13 Low High
Current Rating:
Your Rating: Please enable cookies to rate articles
Recent articles
Inmates eye course as recipe for success
School officials approve high-level technology post
Residents share details of reported UFO encounter
Confusion mounts after unlicensed eatery opens
Schools chief seeks improved safety plan
Today's most read Town Online articles Updated 3:05 PM ET
1. Residents share details of reported UFO encounter(1135)
2. A family ’devastated’(656)
3. Crime watch from Thursday, October 19, 2006(606)
4. Eastwood's WWII epic never flags(597)
5. Police Briefs from Thursday, October 19, 2006(531)
Search the site
      
Herald Interactive Tools
Recent articles
E-mail article to a friend
Printable version
Search site
Sign up for home delivery
Enterprise-level broadband service provided by Expedient: America's Largest All-Ethernet Network Wireless broadband service provided by Towerstream
[ contact us ] :: [ print advertising ] :: [ online advertising ] :: [ Browser Upgrade ] :: [ Jobs ]

Order Home Delivery Online:   Weekly papers    Daily papers   or call 1.800.982.4023
© Copyright of GateHouse Media and Herald Interactive, Inc.
No portion of townonline.com or its content may be reproduced without the owner's written permission.
Privacy Commitment
Web Directory
55+ over Homes
Shadow Creek Homes-Ashland

Animal Liberation
Help Us Help the Animals!

Baby & Kids Furniture
Baby Furniture Warehouse

Bird Supplies
Wild Bird Unlimited

Chimney Sweep
Ultimate Chimney Sweep

Computer Recycling
Computer Recycling USA

Consignments & Estate Sales
Consignworks, Inc.

Custom Homes
Deer Path Farms Attached Custom Single Family Homes

Dentists
David M. Wolf, DDS
Kid Care Dental

Eye Physician and Surgeon
The Eye Center, LLC

Flooring
Flooring America

Function Halls
Ashland American Legion
Dolphin Seafood

Furniture
Rabbit Hill Furniture

Music Instruction
Great Woods Music Studios

Painting
Walsh Painting

Parties and Tents
Differ Rentals

Real Estate
Deer Path Farms Attached Custom Single Family Homes
Hughes & Hughes Real Estate

Restaurant - Fine Dining
45 Restaurant
Prezo Restaurant
Tomasso Trattoria

Schools
Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston
South Area Solomon Schechter

Self Storage Facilities
Uncle Bob's Self Storage

Stoves & Fireplaces
Commonwealth Fireplace & Grill

Website Development
Goldstein Group

To advertise here, email Rafal Lipowicz
or call 781.433.7868
bh.heraldinteractive.com: www2.townonline.com: 0.03346:Thu, 19 Oct 2006 19:19:56 GMT cached