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Police probe bombing of Bellingham principal's car in Blackstone

BLACKSTONE - Police say someone targeted the Bellingham High School principal when they set off a powerful explosive device that damaged his Jeep Thursday night. Beyond that, investigators and school officials were not saying much about the incident and the aftermath, although a friend told the medi

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-18 19:28:44

Bellingham Public Library announces events

BELLINGHAM The Bellingham Public Library, 100 Blackstone St., has announced the following events. For information: 508-966-1660. Enlighten Bellingham: This year, the library is offering the community a variety of programs for people of all ages under the Enlighten Bellingham program. BPL is one of


Bellingham to demolish old police station

BELLINGHAM - A new fence around the old police station is the latest sign of that building's impending demolition. The Mechanic Street building - which housed the department from the 1960s until 2015 - is set to be torn down this year. The Board of Selectmen, at its most recent meeting, awarded a bi


Principal targeted by car bombing?

BLACKSTONE - Classes started off amid beefed up police security at neighboring Bellingham High School Friday after an explosion caused by what investigators believe was a homemade pipe bomb damaged a Jeep outside the principal's home on Lakeshore Drive here the previous evening. Bellingham High Scho

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2017-11-19 03:18:00

Zoo hosts goodbye party for beloved ape

The Franklin Park Zoo bid a fond farewell yesterday to Okpara, a 24-year-old male Western lowland gorilla affectionately called "Okie," that will be shipped off to what zoo officials and a gorilla survival program hope will be more fertile pastures. Okie is headed to the Audubon Zoo in Louisiana in

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

BVT aces the spring MCAS

UPTON - This year's MCAS scores at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School were higher than other schools in the area. According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), more than 99 percent of BVT's Class of 2019 scored advanced or proficient on the Englis

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-19 23:24:11

Bid to bring Sherwood's Diner home tangled in museum's hold

For a quarter of the 20th century, Sherwood's Diner at 56 Foster St. in Worcester, was known as the police diner, where owner Ernest J. Ryan and his family swapped stories and slung hash for cops, firefighters, lawyers and people just coming in for a cup of coffee. But for the last 6 years, the dine

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-19 01:18:00

Two men charged with bank fraud scheme

Two Nigerian nationals residing in the Blackstone Valley have been detained in federal custody on charges that they allegedly participated in a large-scale counterfeit bank fraud and passport scheme intended to generate more than $850,000 in ill-gotten gains. Olugboyega Akinloye Fasanya, 35, of Woon

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2017-11-19 03:15:00

Report: Longtime cement plant manager Biggs dies

LUCERNE VALLEY - Bud Biggs, a local leader known for his work managing the Mitsubishi Cement plant and serving on several boards across the Victor Valley, has died, the Daily Press learned Saturday. Several sources reported Biggs, 77, died early Saturday morning at a local hospital following an appa

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-19 03:08:24

Head-on crash on Ramona Expressway leaves San Bernardino man, Hemet man dead

A second person has died following a head-on crash Thursday afternoon on the Ramona Expressway at North Warren Road in San Jacinto, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver of each vehicle died, according to a CHP press release, and each of their female passengers was hurt and taken to


Man riding motorized bicycle struck, killed in San Bernardino

A 24-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle as he rode a motorized bicycle through the curves on E Street east of Little Mountain Drive in San Bernardino on Thursday evening. Around 6 p.m., the man - later identified by San Bernardino County coroner's officials as Brian Brownstein, of San B


Anti-sharia and anti-fascist demonstrators face off at site of San Bernardino terrorist attack

Small crowds of anti-sharia and anti-fascist demonstrators faced off Saturday at the site of the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist massacre. The two groups, totaling no more than 100, gathered near the Inland Regional Center, a nonprofit that serves people with developmental disabilities, where a Pakist

LA TIMES - 2017-11-18 20:50:00

Phelan teen connected to 2015 slaying to face murder, robbery charges

PHELAN - An 18-year-old accused of murdering a 58-year-old Phelan man three years ago, when he was a minor, will now face those charges as an adult, according to court records. Court records show Jacob Andrew Bock, of Phelan, was charged with murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, and


Holiday music events have a little something for everyone this holiday season

Whether you prefer spiritual, swing, classical, rock, theatrical or family friendly Christmas-themed musical fare, there's a little something for everyone happening in Redlands and surrounding areas during this holiday season. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS NOV. 21 - The beloved 1965 animated television

REDLANDS DAILY FACTS - 2017-11-18 23:12:25

Video: Pregame preview, injury report and predictions of USC vs. UCLA at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

UCLA beat reporter Thuc Nhi Nguyen and USC beat reporter Joey Kaufman join Jonathan Khamis for a preview on Facebook Live of the rivalry game between the Trojans and the Bruins. Among the topics discussed was the injury report, key matchups and final predictions. UCLA beat reporter Thuc Nhi Nguyen a

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2017-11-19 00:20:47

Planning commission to hear about Estates development

Now the group's sights are focused on Chino Francis Estates, a development of 43 single-story homes planned for the unincorporated area of San Bernardino County where Yorba and Francis avenues meet. Chino planning commission will hold a public hearing on the project during the commission's regular

CHAMPIONNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-18 16:00:00

Christmas in the Park - Teague Plans Holiday Festivities

Christmas has gotten just a little bit bigger in the small town of Teague, Texas. The Christmas In The Park committee, along with several elves in the community, have been working hard to get everything ready. This year, thirty-two trees will be lit for the occasion. -December 2nd Lights will turn o


Close Family Torn Apart by Allegations of Indecency with Child: Step-Grandfather Found 'Not Guilty'

James Minefee, 64, of Teague, Texas has been acquitted of both felony counts of Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact at his jury trial, presided over by 77th District Judge Patrick Simmons, came to an end last week. Minefee was accused of touching his step-granddaughter, now 9-years-old, on her bre


TISD Board Names Superintendent Finalist

A finalist for the position of superintendent has been named for Teague ISD: Chris Skinner. Chris Skinner has been with Teague ISD since 2007. He has served as Assistant Principal, Principal, and Director of Facilities during his time with Teague ISD. The Teague Independent School District (ISD) Boa


Dogwood Trails Residents Celebrate Birthdays

CELEBRATING OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS at Dogwood Trails are Milton Skipper, Mildred Kiser, and Betty Denson. Connie Calloway with Heart to Heart Hospice (back left) brought cake for the celebration. Dogwood Trails Marketing Director, Kim Reese (back right) also joined in the fun. CELEBRATING OCTOBER BIRTHDA