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DA investigating home, crash crime scenes in Dracut

DRACUT - Police have taped off and are standing guard over a two-story home on Sesame Street in Dracut, where authorities say a woman suffered life-threatening injuries early this morning. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan's office, which is heading the investigation, has not said how the woma

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Farming the sunshine in Dracut

DRACUT -- There's a solar project currently under construction at Shaw Farm in Dracut. "The first phase, hopefully, of a solar array system that will provide the power for Shaw Farm now and in the future, and make it more of a sustainable business," owner Warren Shaw said Monday. "There's a differe

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:35:03

Two injured in Dracut incidents

DRACUT -- Police are investigating an incident on Sesame Street after two people were transported to hospitals -- one with life-threatening injuries -- early Tuesday morning, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Police responded to a 911 call at a Sesame Street residence shortly a

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-16 12:53:12

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in Dracut incident

An investigation is underway after a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in an incident in a home in Dracut. Shortly after midnight, police were called to a home on Sesame Street, where they found the injured woman. She was taken to a Boston-area hospital. Police then received a call for a seri

WCVB - 2018-01-16 12:20:00

Mind reader to visit Dracut Senior Center

DRACUT -- Longtime corporate mind reader Christopher Grace will pay a visit to the Dracut Council on Aging later this month for some mind reading entertainment. Sponsored by the Dracut Cultural Council, the program will be held at 12 p.m. Jan. 23 at the center, 951 Mammoth Rd., Dracut. According to

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-15 19:31:36

What's your vision for Dracut?

DRACUT -- A little more than two dozen residents and officials gathered last Thursday evening for the Dracut Master Plan Committee's second visioning session. The topics discussed at Harmony Hall included economic development, land use, zoning, and housing. With facilitation help from Northern Midd

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-15 11:37:18

More snow in days ahead

LOWELL -- Snowflakes will start falling Tuesday afternoon, and by Wednesday morning forecasters expect there to be 4 to 7 inches of snow blanketing local yards thanks to a combination of two weather systems. Kim Buttrick, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Taunton, said the snow sho

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-16 11:35:10

A Cup Of Christmas Tea (SLIDESHOW)

"A woman is like a tea bag - you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady of the United States, 1933 to 1945) ANDOVER - The Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Lowell's Ladies Philoptochos Society hosted its 64th annual Benefit Christmas Tea at

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-15 19:58:35

Leominster doesn't need a new agency for economic growth

The City of Leominster doesn't need a bigger government bureaucracy and that's why we're skeptical of Mayor Dean Mazzarella's plan to create a new Redevelopment Authority with specific powers. If the mayor's serious about restoring unproductive parcels of land and buildings to the tax rolls through

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 12:01:52

A workout for all ages planned in Leominster

LEOMINSTER -- Spend one hour twice a week working out and having fun with Kathy Tew at the Leominster Recreation Department. The hour will be split between cardio training and large-muscle training. Interested participants are welcome to attend a free class Tuesday, Jan 25, to see if it is what yo


Leominster: Samoset Middle School holds MLK Service Project book drive

LEOMINSTER - Samoset Middle School began its book drive on Jan. 8, and it runs through Jan. 19, a Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project. The drive is collecting donations of new or gently used books for children ages 2 to 18. There are donation drop boxes at Samoset Middle School, Leominster Credit


Nurses allege violation as hospital ends endoscopies

CLINTON -- Local nurses are alleging that administrators of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital, who also manage Leominster's HealthAlliance Hospital, violated state regulations by recently announcing the closure of the hospital's endoscopy service. The closing was announced last week, l

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:32:15

Hometeam Central Mass. Division 3/3A hockey media poll

The Hometeam Central Mass. Division 3/3A boys' hockey media poll (with record, last week's record, first-place votes and total points tabulated on a 5-4-3-2-1 basis): Dropped out: None Others receiving votes (with record, total points): Lunenburg (8-2-0, 1). Poll voters: Steve Kendall, T&G; Chris Ky

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-15 22:06:19

A history lesson: Fitchburg's Joe Ward and Billy Galvin

Billy Galvin is no Joe Ward. Who is Billy Galvin? He is the secretary of state. Who is Joe Ward? He is a former secretary of state. While they served a half a century apart, they have certain things in common. The secretary of state, among other things, sets the date and prepares the ballots for

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-16 11:35:31

Ayer Shirley sports complex carries $6.75M price tag

Revisiting a comprehensive, long-range vision that began with the now-completed high school building renovation and addition, the Ayer Shirley Regional School District recently rolled out plans for a major makeover of the school's outdoor athletic facilities. An architect's cost estimate for the At

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:32:12

Lancaster hoping to honor longtime volunteer

By Peter Jasinski pjasinski@sentinel andenterprise.com LANCASTER -- The town Historical Commission is seeking to dedicate a portion of the newly renovated Prescott Building in honor of late commission volunteer Phyllis Farnsworth. Commission members have requested the Board of Selectmen approve a

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:52:04

Domino's pizza returns to Lockport

Allan Erwin started off his long career with Domino's as a delivery driver in 1993. Since then, he has become the owner of 33 Domino's franchises. His latest franchise, which opened up on Dec. 26, means that for the first time in more than 20 years Lockport has a Domino's again. The new Domino's is

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Looking back at Lockport's history: Civil rights activist leads movement to make district one of firsts to integrate

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The library at the North Park Junior High School is named after Aaron Moselle. It happened recently - the Niagara County Historical Society wanted the school renamed after him but settled for the library. "He just really so much was for education," said Melissa Dunlap, the exe

WIVB - 2018-01-15 22:51:45

Lockport police cruiser involved in head-on crash

A Lockport police cruiser was involved in a head-on crash late Saturday. The accident occurred at the intersection of South Transit and High streets in the city. The online emergency response social media site Niagara County Fire Wire indicated that multiple ambulance crews were called to the scene


Lockport Police Cruiser Involved in Accident

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - Lockport Police and Niagara County Sheriff's are investigating a two-car accident involving a Lockport police cruiser. It happened at the intersection of South Transit Street and High Street on Saturday. We are working to find out how many people were in the vehicles and if a