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Community gives Ashby boy, 7, a second chance at Halloween

ASHBY -- With all the planning and preparation that now goes into celebrating Halloween, it's no easy feat to recreate the holiday a few weeks later. Fortunately, the residents of Ashby don't like it when one of their neighbors misses out on the festivities. Kaitlyn Chisholm was just one of roughl

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 12:01:59

Ashby Concert Band to celebrate Holiday Christmas Concert

ASHBY -- The Ashby Concert Band, under the musical direction of Robert Healy, will present its 4th annual Holiday Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ashby Elementary School, 911 Main St. The 33-piece professional concert band will be joined again this year by the New Player


Candidates outline their priorities at debate

By Amanda Burke aburke@sentinel andenterprise.com FITCHBURG -- Three of the four candidates running in the special election for the Worcester-Middlesex state Senate seat during a Fitchburg-Leominster All Politics debate Saturday laid bare how their priorities would differ if elected in December. R

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 11:37:55

GOP's Tran offended by Dem's claims

BOSTON -- State Senate candidate Dean Tran is "furious and upset" with statements made by the state Democratic Party, which on Monday called on Gov. Charlie Baker to rescind his support for Tran after the Republican expressed viewpoints that differed from his party's leader. Debate summary/8 In a

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 11:32:27

Key to frying foods at home

Chanukah celebrations are steeped in traditions that are based around a miracle that occurred in 139 BCE. During the rededication of the Temple that was desecrated by Syrian forces under the reign of Antiochus IV, oil that should have only lit the Temple menorah for one night lasted a full eight nig

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-21 21:50:00

Fitchburg City Hall renovation orders put on hold

FITCHBURG -- The vote on the proposed multimillion dollar City Hall renovation will be delayed until the new year, according to a letter sent Monday from Mayor Stephen DiNatale to the City Council. DiNatale requested to withdraw two orders scheduled to come before City Council Tuesday night, which,

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 11:32:11

Thomas Prince hosts book fair

Save the date for the Thomas Prince School Library's third annual Barnes & Noble book fair, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 7, 4-9 p.m. at the Leominster Barnes & Noble. There will be a chorus performance, a talent show by students, and book readings by friendly faces between 5-8 p.m. A percentage of B

THE LANDMARK - 2017-11-21 11:25:00

Increased effort to prepare baskets for veterans

LEOMINSTER -- It's been over a decade now that local volunteers have been preparing Thanksgiving baskets for area veterans, but this year's effort has produced more than three times the amount of food collected in years past. "We don't typically expand out like this because we don't have this much

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 11:32:31

Somerville to try again to resolve parking complaints

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Somerville's annual Holiday Jubilee will feature a tree lighting, a visit from Santa, horse-drawn carriage rides and more on Nov. 25. VIDEO COURTESY OF DOWNTOWN SOMERVILLE ALLIANCE SOMERVILLE - Three things are inevitable in Somerville - death, taxes and complain

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-21 19:56:39

3rd suspect in Somerville shooting surrenders to police

SOMERVILLE - The third person charged in an October shooting in the borough has turned himself in, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said Monday. Joseph N. Wright Joseph N. Wright, 25, of Bridgewater Township, surrendered on Friday morning at the Franklin Township Police Department, a

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 21:28:27

Somerville: Immaculata Appoints New Advacement Director

Stephanie Medianka has been named the Director of Advancement for Immaculate Conception Church, which includes the Parish, Immaculate Conception School, and Immaculata High School.Credits: courtesy Immaculata Parish SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Stephanie Medianka has been named the director of Advancement for

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 17:37:00

Jersey Shore Fishing: Working hard for stripers

The Raritan Bay area striper report was better today after a slow start with lots of birds and good readings, but only a pick of small bass on shads with very few keepers - and some big blues. Capt. Rob Semkewyc said that all changed on his last two drifts in the afternoon as bigger bass up to 25 po

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 22:44:37

Parents lose suit over making kids walk to bus stop

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) An administrative law judge has ruled against a New Jersey couple who said it was unsafe to make their children walk less than a mile to a bus stop. The parents, identified only by initials in court papers, claimed the bus should pick up their 9- and 12-year-old at the e

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-21 16:00:00

J.B. Duke Works the Polls, 1908

Imagine going to your local polling place on election day and being greeted by Steve Forbes, or Steve Kalafer, or one of the several hedge fund millionaires and billionaires whose homes dot the Somerset Hills. Could you have been cajoled or intimidated into supporting their chosen candidate? On Nove

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-21 12:00:10

Employee found dead at Walmart in Raritan Township

Subscribed, but don't have a login? FLEMINGTON - An employee was found dead at a Raritan Township Walmart on Sunday. Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski and Raritan Township Police Chief Glenn Tabasko said that a 48-year-old Noah Gold, a Walmart e

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-21 19:16:23

Fund created for Hillsborough man in Manville accident

MANVILLE - An online fundraising campaign is raising money for a Hillsborough man who was ejected from his car when he was involved in an accident in Manville on Sunday. Ryan Whitney, 25, is hospitalized in critical but stable condition after crashing his 1997 Honda Accord around 6 p.m. on North Mai

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-21 18:41:12


November 21, 2017 (El Cajon) -- Some 300 members of El Cajon's large Chaldean community gathered at Prescott Promenade in downtown El Cajon on Thursday afternoon to vent their frustrations that the U.S. government is not doing enough to protect ethnic Chaldean Christians who still live in war-torn I

EASTCOUNTYMAGAZINE.ORG - 2017-11-21 19:08:32


November 21, 2017(El Cajon) -- Some voices, especially from outside the City of El Cajon, have mischaracterized the City's temporary prohibition on feeding the public in public spaces. I thought I'd address here why I voted for the temporary ordinance and attempt to clear up any misunderstandings w

EASTCOUNTYMAGAZINE.ORG - 2017-11-22 01:54:12


November 21, 2017 (San Diego's East County) --This week's Destination East County includes holiday hay rides in Santa Ysabel, holiday lighting and skating in El Cajon, Pomegranate Days at the Oasis Camel Dairy in Ramona, and Julian's Country Christmas heralding in the start of the holiday season. Pl

EASTCOUNTYMAGAZINE.ORG - 2017-11-21 23:34:15

Thieves Steal Thousands from La Mesa School Fundraiser

The money was to be used for classroom and school supplies Thieves stole money right out of a school in La Mesa, when no one was watching. The money would have gone directly into the classroom to support students who can't afford supplies. It happened at Lemon Avenue Elementary during a big carniva

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2017-11-22 05:24:46