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Feds pocket nearly $942k after fentanyl bust at Mass. apartment

The federal government grew nearly $942,000 richer this week, when a U.S. District Court judge approved the forfeiture of cash that police discovered when they raided a suspected Nashua-area drug dealer's home in May, according to court records. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents found the

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 04:49:00

Tran announces his run for state senator

My name is Dean Tran and I am announcing my candidacy for state senator in the Worcester and Middlesex District. "I am excited to offer my candidacy as the next full-time state senator for the Worcester and Middlesex District. I congratulate Senator Jennifer Flanagan on her appointment to the Cannab

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Scanner talk - and getting 'piggy' with it

FOR THOSE OF you out there who listen to the police and fire scanner to hear what is going on in the Twin Cities, occasionally you can only laugh out loud at some of the situations that prompt people to call public safety departments for emergency help. The notebook In the newsroom, the reporters

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:48

Read It and Reap: Local bibliophiles share good words on great reads

The fall-to-summer book season has started (yes, we know some of you go all year round!), and suggestions for clubs to read during the next year are coming in. "There was a very good book we read last year in the Leominster UU Church book group called 'The Rent Collector,' " said one reader. "It's a

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Old sites are old problem around area

Until it was closed in 2006, the former Lincoln School in Leominster had been the building where thousands of children learned to read, made friends, and began their public education. Since its closure, it's been viewed for a variety of uses, from business incubators to a recovery high school for s

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:40

Free talk on assistance dogs Sept. 26

FITCHBURG -- Learn about the National Education for Assistance Dogs Service program at a free presentation Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 2:30 p.m., at Fitchburg State University's Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St., Room G01. The talk is sponsored by the university's Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area program.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:30:49

3 vying for 2 ballot spots in Fitchburg's Ward 5

FITCHBURG - Voters will whittle the field of three candidates for Ward 5 councilor to two in Tuesday's preliminary election. The contenders include previous mayoral and councilor candidates and a current Fitchburg School Committee member. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at MART on W

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-25 01:01:10

Art 'gallery' finds a way to open in Fitchburg

FITCHBURG - Opening an art gallery on Main Street in Fitchburg wasn't easy, says Gallery Sitka owner Tamar Russell Brown. In fact, calling it a "gallery" at all almost ended plans of opening the upscale business in North Central Massachusetts for the young entrepreneur. "The town zoning was a nightm

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Moreland's 3-Run Home Run Leads Red Sox Past Reds 5-0

Mitch Moreland put the game away today! pic.twitter.com/Ssr8tn07yS Mitch Moreland Mitch Moreland hit a three-run home run and Eduardo Rodriguez gave up only three hits in just over seven innings as the Boston Red Sox shut out the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on Saturday. Rodriguez has given up two or fewer r

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

LCU offers free college workshop

LEOMINSTER -- Leominster Credit Union is hosting a free, no-obligations seminar, "How to Prepare, Pay, and Stay in College" on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m., at LCU headquarters, 20 Adams St. The seminar will provide valuable information for students and their parents as they begin to navigate the pr

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:30:45

Oktoberfest offers family-friendly fun, food and more in Gardner

GARDNER - Much of downtown Gardner will take on a Bourbon Street ambiance - with some Chicago and a touch of Jamaica tossed in - next weekend at this year's Oktoberfest. Also known as the "party in the street," the free event will take place Sept. 30 at the Gardner Ale House, 74 Parker St., the majo

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

NDA's 1804 Society plans events for 8th-graders

TYNGSBORO -- The Academy of Notre Dame is planning a series of events this fall to allow prospective students and their families to experience the culture and bonds of sisterhood that represent the fabric of the academy. In addition to holding Shadow Day visits for eighth-graders on Tuesdays and Th

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 10:35:30

Lutherfest in Rindge celebrates Reformation's 500th anniversary

RINDGE - Members of the Advent Lutheran Church on Route 202 in Rindge partied like it was 1517 Saturday. During the day the church held Lutherfest: A Medieval Renaissance faire for Children, and in the afternoon and evening the church the festivities turned to an Oktoberfest dinner with a beer garde

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 07:47:00

Voters in Leominster preliminary election to pick 2 of 3 school board hopefuls

LEOMINSTER - After deep cuts to the school district budget this year that put students into larger class sizes this fall, the three Leominster School Committee candidates running in Tuesday's preliminary election say they want to work to improve conditions. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. a

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-25 01:25:14

Leominster smiles abound all around

LEOMINSTER -- Johnny Appleseed's wanderings took him across the United States, but during the celebration of the famed apple planter this Saturday, the focus was local. "We've been coming every year," said Claire Higginson, a junior at Leominster High School. A jazz band performance drew Higginson

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 11:00:53

Good to Know: Women Build team helps build Habitat house in Holliston

It may take a village to raise a child but it takes a team of loving and caring volunteers to build a Habitat for Humanity affordable home for children and their parents. The mission of Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester is to build houses with the deserving families who pay for them w

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 13:53:00

Beautiful Places -- Monadnock Region: Median home prices have risen over the last two years

What makes a community is not always easily defined in words. Sometimes it's just a feeling. Like the one you get seeing families and couples and singles with their dogs and phones walking down Main Street in Keene on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Or how you feel seeing a neighbor put on a show in

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 10:30:00

Reinvigorating a downtown is a common goal of small cities, by John McGauley

I've been doing a little research about what other small cities around the country are doing to revitalize and resurrect their downtowns. Keene, Peterborough, Brattleboro and Bellows Falls are all trying to figure out how to accomplish that, to varying degrees of success. I selected three small citi

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Local authors explore similarities between humans, animals

As far as divide-and-conquer is concerned, the greatest gap must be between man and beast, brains and brawn. Many seers have seen the chasm coming, including Oscar Wilde 100 years ago. As he put it with his jolting title: "Nature: a place where birds fly around uncooked." Sy Montgomery of Hancock an

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

On Ayer's Main Street, a restaurant row under one roof

AYER -- Let's get a bite to eat. The suggestion can lead to options: Upscale? Casual pub? Something quick and affordable? Ayer has you covered. One block on the north side of Main Street offers all that, in four establishments. Three are owned by Mark diCicco and share a common kitchen. The othe

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:59:45