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Billerica police seek suspect who asked students for nude photos on Snapchat

BILLERICA -- A warning has been issued to parents of Billerica students that a Snapchat user is attempting to access inappropriate photos of their daughters over the photo-sharing application. Billerica police Sgt. Tara Conners, the school resource officer, stated in a letter to parents that the su


Billerica man guilty of sexual exploitation of children

BOSTON -- A Billerica man is facing 15 to 30 years in prison for sexually exploiting two young boys, including using them to create child pornography. Philip Toronto, 43, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to two counts of sexual exploitation for his involvement with the children over a 5 1/2-


Temporary tarp planned for roof at Billerica's Howe School

It's not a new roof just yet, but the old Howe School in Billerica is getting a temporary shield from the elements. At the Selectmen meeting Nov. 20, Town Manager John Curran said the Billerica Library and Howe roof replacement project had been awarded, but wouldn't start until the spring. "We're no


Billerica woman with Down syndrome has karate chops (VIDEO)

BILLERICA -- Dana Margossian, sporting her white robe and black belt, can't stop laughing and beaming. She hugs one friend after another, smiling as she greets members of her "second family." Margossian, 26, begins swaying back and forth -- nervous giddiness and butterflies taking over. It's time


Mulkerin motivated to go out a winner

BILLERICA -- Long before he wore a Billerica High football uniform, Morgan Mulkerin spent the fourth Thursday in November sitting in the stands rooting on his beloved Indians against Chelmsford. In a rivalry that dates back to 1927, according to The Sun archives, and is chock-full of thrills and Tu

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-23 12:00:15

WBZ Mid-Afternoon Forecast For November 23

WBZ Mid-Afternoon Forecast For November 23Jacob Wycoff has your latest weather forecast. Historic Pembroke Church Hosts Free Thanksgiving Meal For CommunityWBZ-TV's Anna Meiler reports. Truck Hits 2 Cars And House In BurlingtonWBZ-TV's Nick Giovanni reports.Weather WBZ Mid-Afternoon Forecast For Nov

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 19:46:52

Three Reasons To Post Your Job Openings on Patch

Give your business a boost this year and find the best talent in your town by listing a job on the Patch. Patch's local jobs marketplace is incredibly easy to use, affordable and helps business owners and recruiters target local candidates who can help keep business booming. Posting is simple. Just

PATCH - 2017-11-24 08:22:34

Burlington residents to perform in 'The Nutcracker'

The annual production of "The Nutcracker" will be presented by International Ballet Academy of Norwell, Inc. and New England Movement Arts, a local dance studio in Burlington with artistic directors Melinda and Cosmin Marculetiu. Under the direction of Marculetiu, IBA's presentation features local s

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 21:12:00

Stafford Boy Scout troop to host open house

Troop 845 Boy Scouts is hosting an open house Dec. 4. The troop meets Monday evenings at Summit Presbyterian Church, 256 Shelton Shop Road, Stafford. The following activities are planned: - Games (age appropriate). Arrive by 6:50 p.m. for more time to play a pre-opening game - Review/instruction of

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-11-23 19:11:00

'Time out'? Cox: Electoral law must be served

With three delegates' races still hanging fire - and control of the General Assembly's lower chamber hanging in the balance - Virginia's Board of Elections said it needed a "time out" Monday before it could certify two races in the Fredericksburg area, one of which remains too close to call. House S

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-24 01:57:14

Thanksgiving: A celebration everyday

Thanksgiving is celebrated around the country in a traditional way by getting together, having parties, and inviting friends and families. However, Islam advocates a unique view about "Thanksgiving". Every day of our lives is to be spent by thanking God for everything, paying gratitude to our fellow

PATCH - 2017-11-23 21:05:14

Elections board refuses to certify districts' ballots

Virginia election officials aren't quite ready to formally declare a winner in the race for the House of Delegates' 28th District, as concerns over some voters receiving the wrong ballots have further complicated the hotly disputed contest. The State Board of Elections voted 2-1 on Nov. 20 to indefi

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-11-22 15:45:00

Cortez: Drama over ethics and voter registration

Greg Riddlemoser, Stafford County's voter registrar, has been under siege recently for following election law. For a battle-hardened combat veteran, it might be nothing new. What he shouldn't expect is the enemy to be his own kind. But this is grass roots politics, where Republicans eat their own an

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-11-22 15:50:00

Fredericksburg Restaurant Inspections: Hot N Fluffy, More

FREDERICKSBURG, VA - Rappahannock Area Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the Fredericksburg area. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation ca

PATCH - 2017-11-22 14:19:50

Get ready for the arrival of that fluffy white stuff-snow!

Get out the boots, mittens, galoshes and warm winter coats this year as the winter season in Northern Virginia is expected to be colder and wetter (including snow) than last year, according to predictions by the Farmer's Almanac, which has been predicting the weather with 80 percent accuracy for 200


You're not alone, the journey from victim to survivor

For the first time the program had a survivor of domestic abuse speak at the event. As the survivor shared her more than 20 year struggle with domestic abuse with guests in attendance, her hopes were that other victims and survivors would feel empowered to make a change and speak out against domesti


Cougars, Bobcats earn state honors

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DYERSVILLECOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

'Blessing Bags' feed hundreds in Dubuque

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- About 320 people in Dubuque enjoyed free Thanksgiving meals thanks to the non-profit called Live Like Jack. The Alfred family received one of their Blessing Bags. Inside was everything they needed to prepare a Thanksgiving meal, including a gift card to buy a turkey. Naki

KCRG.COM - 2017-11-24 01:12:00

Scales Mound FFA hosts blood drive

SCALES MOUND - The Scales Mound FFA hosted a blood drive Nov. 14. Thirty units of blood were collected from 33 people toward the goal of 50 units. The 83 units collected from the September and November drives help earn the American Red Cross scholarship dollars that will be divided among the senior

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD - 2017-11-22 16:00:00

Authorities: 1 possibly injured in crash near Farley

FARLEY, Iowa - Authorities said a Farley man reported possible injuries from a two-vehicle crash Sunday night. But Joseph L. Jasper, 58, was not transported for emergency medical treatment, according to a Dubuque County Sheriff's Department report made available Tuesday afternoon. The crash took pla

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 07:00:00