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Fitchburg man deemed dangerous after shooting Leominster bar patron in leg

Alexis Cabrera, 30, of 72 Clarendon St., was ordered held Monday after being charged with various firearms charges in connection to the Aug. 4 shooting outside the Columbia Tavern.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 15:45:37

Leominster residents fed up after heavy rain floods homes

"We were at the hospital, he was having a procedure and we really needed to get him home because he was there nine hours with no rest," Donna Berry said. "Instead, he's up the street, sitting in a car because we couldn't get him here."

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 01:43:21

Fitchburg man wants to open cannabis firm

"I've always been entrenched in Fitchburg, and I do feel a civic sense in keeping businesses around town here. I see this industry really working out great for the city," said Hal Melanson, president of Blue Collar Botany Corp.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 10:32:33

12-year-olds charged with stealing construction tools

NEWBURYPORT – Two 12-year-olds face larceny charges after stealing power tools from a construction site Monday afternoon and throwing them into the Merrimack River, according to local police.A local girl and a boy from out of town were issued summonses at 2:25 p.m. after being stopped by police near

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 17:52:35

Ex-bookkeeper charged in embezzlement of $122G from plumbing co.

FITCHBURG -- An Athol woman stands accused of embezzling $122,132 from Fitchburg Plumbing Supply Co. over an eight-year period, court documents show.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-13 21:19:40

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Shuts Down Route 12 in Sterling

The area is expected to close for "several hours," according to the Sterling Fire Department. Emergency responders extricated the trapped driver, who was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in unknown conditions.

NECN - 2018-08-14 11:57:33

Largest employer in Jaffrey struggles to fill job vacancies

New Hampshire's low unemployment rate is proving to be a hurdle for one company looking to expand.AdvertisementRelated ContentLargest employer in Jaffrey struggles to fill vacant positions

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-14 23:52:00

Nashua Man Wins $390K In Lottery, Will Pay Off Student Loans

NASHUA, NH — A Nashua man turned a $2 lottery ticket into $390,000 after hitting a jackpot. Peter Nguyen won the Massachusetts State Lottery's "Lucky For Life" game in a July drawing. He claimed his prize last week and opted for the one-time $390,000 payout instead of the $25,000 a year for life opt

PATCH - 2018-08-15 01:09:05

Kimballs preparing for busy fireworks weekend

“The Festival of Fireworks and Mother’s Day are huge for us,” Kimball Farm Ice Cream Manager Shaina Lakanen said. “We are definitely going to be busy scooping ice cream, so we try to make more syrups and brownies. We schedule as many people as we can and try to get everything as well prepared as we

LEDGERTRANSCRIPT.COM - 2018-08-13 19:32:06

Koh picks up Fitchburg backing

"Dan doesn't just talk -- he has real experience working to generate economic development, improve city services, and help constituents," Bean was quoted as saying in a statement from the Koh campaign, adding that Koh will be the most effective advocate for developing downtown Fitchburg and creating

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 10:32:05

Lt. Gov. Polito joins Leominster leaders to tout downtown projects, teamwork

"In every community, I feel a sense of pride and ownership from people," Polito said. "People want to show off something good in the community."

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 11:02:17

Massive water park resort Great Wolf Lodge slated for 2020 opening in NorCal

FITCHBURG, MA - JULY 17: Tarsha Ancrum and her son Denzel, 6, of Lynn, head down one of the giant water slides. Great Wolf Lodge is a new waterpark resort. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

KRON4 - 2018-08-14 02:10:49

Nashua man faces felony charge for hammer threat in June road-rage incident | New Hampshire

Police said William Kratman, 50, of 30 Hawkstead Hollow, was wanted in connection with a June 20 road-rage incident outside Alec's Shoe Store, 1617 Southwood Drive. Kratman is accused of threatening another driver with a hammer in the incident, which happened just before 6 p.m., police said

UNION LEADER - 2018-08-13 12:40:00

Ocean State Job Lot going green

ATHOL — Ocean State Job Lot, a privately held, family-operated discount retail chain with 131 stores in New England, has included its Athol store in a companywide investment in green energy and electricity savings.

ATHOL DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-13 07:00:06

Fauxcahontas Elizabeth Warren Called Out At Town Hall For Saying Justice System Completely ‘Racist’ - David Harris Jr

While speaking in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Warren was confronted by a man after she claimed thousands of workers in the Justice System were inherently racist.


New report ranks top NH public, private high schools

The rankings, produced by Niche.com, were based on factors including state test scores, graduation rates and teacher quality.

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-13 12:06:00

Missing NH Man Found Safe

HUDSON, NH — A Hudson man missing for two weeks has been found safe, police said Monday. Bryan Provencher, 48, was reported missing earlier this month. He was last seen in Auburn, Massachusetts.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 16:08:57

Ravenelle, ex-Fitchburg schools superintendent, takes job with Teachers21

NEWTON -- Andre Ravenelle, who announced his retirement from his post as superintendent of the Fitchburg Public School system in April, has been named the Executive Director of Teachers21, a William James College organization that offers customized professional development for academic leaders.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-13 10:51:45

Rollover in Berlin sends 4 people to hospital

The occupants were transported to the hospital, with two suffering serious injuries, police said.


Defense files multiple motions in Julia Enright murder case

GARDNER -- The attorney for accused murderer Julia Enright is asking for experts, criminal records, and a list of witnesses the commonwealth plans to bring to trial to build her defense case.