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Police, fire explorers team up for charity event

Explorers with the Stoneham Fire Explorer Program and the Danvers Law Enforcement Explorer Program worked together on Sept. 9 at the Beverly Regional Airport to provide public safety support services for the airport's "Family Fun Days" charity event benefitting cystic fibrosis. Operating out of a mo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 18:23:40

Report: New England losing 65 acres of forestland per day

New England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day - a loss that comes at a time when public funding for preservation of open land, both state and federal, has also been on the decline in all six states. That's the conclusion of a report released Tuesday by the Harva

WCVB - 2017-09-19 13:26:00

Johnson achieves goals for No. Middlesex

Myah Johnson led the way for North Middlesex, scoring two goals and tallying an assist, as the Patriots bested Hudson, 5-0, in Mid-Wach girls soccer action Monday. GIRLS North Middlesex 5 Hudson 0 Hadley Beauregard, Caitlin Ludford and Raelyn Callahan each scored a goal, while Hannah Nolan notch

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-19 10:34:33

Alumni Field community open house on Sept. 21

A community open house event at Alumni Field will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. The public is invited to a community open house at the new Alumni Field sports complex on Thursday, Sept. 21. The open house will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Alumni Field, located behind Middle School on Russell

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 20:50:25

Lexington Hancock Church to host Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum

The Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum will perform at Hancock Church as part of the morning worship at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at 1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington. Founded in 1971, the group is the premier chorus of Harvard University. It has performed for worship at Hancock since 1990 as part of an arr

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:30:18

Harvard Flea Market announces limited booths available

A limited number of booths are available for the Harvard Flea Market on Oct. 7 at the Bromfield School, 14 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard. Thousands of people attend the market each year to attend this flea market. There will be a food court area, apple pies and cider on the town common and onsite par

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:15:00

DuVernay, LL Cool J to Receive Harvard W.E.B. Du Bois Medals

Director Ava DuVernay and rapper L.L. Cool J will be honored at Harvard University next month. "Selma" director Ava DuVernay and rapper LL Cool J are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African-

NECN - 2017-09-18 22:26:01

Boxborough police reports: Sept. 11-17

Following are excerpts from the Boxborough public safety log for the period of Sept. 11-17. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are assumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Monday, Sept. 11 12:11 a.m.: Suspicious activity was reported in a tent on Adam's Pla

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 17:48:53

Littleton Town Offices space needs study draft coming October

Littleton residents will have to wait until the end of October to see the draft of the town's space needs study for the Town Offices building on Shattuck Street. The town hired Lynnfield-based Allen Lieb Architects and Associates to find out the town's design and program needs for the Town Offices b

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 22:52:59

Littleton Girl Scouts install Little Free Library at Castle in the Trees

Littleton Girl Scouts Katie Asselin, Pauline Huynh, and Alisha Patel hosted a ribbon cutting for the final component of their year-long project of installing a Little Free Library at Castle in the Trees on Sunday, Sept. 17. Little Free Libraries are popping up everywhere as a way to recycle books an

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 21:59:04

Littleton welcomes full-time assistant middle school principal

Littleton Superintendent Kelly Clenchy introduced new Middle School Assistant Principal Jason Everhart to the School Committee at its Sept. 14 meeting. 'I am very, very excited. I've heard nothing but wonderful things about Littleton," Everhart said. Everhart said that he spent 17 years as a teacher

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 19:14:43

Bridges Together, Fugitive Stories to hold storytelling program

SUDBURY - Bridges Together, a Sudbury-based nonprofit, and Fugitive Stories are partnering to present an evening of true stories told live on the theme "Across Generations" to commemorate Intergenerational Month at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in The Gallery at Villageworks, 525 Massachusetts Ave., Acton. A r

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 21:13:09

Benintendi's 2- RBI Single Lifts Red Sox Over Orioles 10-8 in 11 Innings

Clutch Benny with the game-winner and it only took 11 innings tonight! #WINDANCEREPEATpic.twitter.com/9l3DY3QAdE Andrew Benintendi Andrew Benintendi hit a two-RBI single in the bottom of the 11th and the Boston Red Sox edged the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 on Monday night in Baltimore. The Red Sox traile

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:23:10

Johnny Appleseed Fest focusing on bringing community together

LEOMINSTER -- When planning this year's 24th annual Johnny Appleseed Festival, coordinator Richard Marchand said he felt he had to really focus on bringing the community together. "It's so great just to bring everyone together with our busy schedules and political differences about the way things a

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 10:31:21

Two good ideas worth a closer look

It was very enlightening and a pleasure to attend a meeting at the Leominster Library last week. Dr. Knute Alfredson spoke about his initiative petition for transparency in health care imaging processes due to the high deductibles people have and the vast discrepancy in fees from one provider to ano

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 10:37:25

Acton Household Goods to honor founders

Household Goods Inc. will celebrate the mission and decades of work of founders Barbara and Ira Smith at a building dedication at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 as the organization formally names its building at 530 Main St. as the Barbara and Ira Smith Center. Household Goods has been providing a range of donate

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:51:02

Stow, Acton First Parish Church to host fair

The 148th annual Harvest Fair takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the First Parish Church of Stow and Acton, at 353 Great Road, Stow. A full lunch and snacks will be available, as well as FPC's apple pies and homemade baked goods and preserves. A variety of CDs, books and retro jewelry wi

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:35:00

Hosmer House restoration exhibit in Acton this weekend

This weekend, the Acton Historical Society will show the public how it restored the 18th century Hosmer House in an exhibit called "Out of the Ashes," according to an Acton Historical Society press release. "In the 1970s," the release states, "Acton saved a community treasure when the Town deeded th

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 20:39:54

Acton Discovery Museums to host Speaker Series event

The Discovery Museums and First Connections, an Acton-based parenting resource group, will host Lawrence Cohen at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at The Gallery at Villageworks, 525 Massachusetts Ave. Suite 200, West Acton, to discuss dramatic play, physical play and play to solve behavior problems. Attendees will di

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 19:57:48

Leominster man indicted in stabbing death of Sonia I. Rios in July

WORCESTER -- A 58-year-old Leominster man was indicted Friday in the July stabbing death of local woman Sonia I. Rios, according to a spokesman for the Worcester County District Attorney's office. A grand jury handed up the indictment Friday charging Jorge Cortes, of 25 State St. Apt. C, with murde

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 10:31:19