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Feds pocket nearly $942k after fentanyl bust at Mass. apartment

The federal government grew nearly $942,000 richer this week, when a U.S. District Court judge approved the forfeiture of cash that police discovered when they raided a suspected Nashua-area drug dealer's home in May, according to court records. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents found the

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 04:49:00

Garry bill targets falsities in political ads

By J.D. Capelouto Statehouse Correspondent BOSTON -- A bill filed by state Rep. Colleen Garry would effectively make it illegal for a political advertisement to include any false information, will appear before a legislative committee this week, though some opponents insist the bill is unconstitut

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-25 10:34:06

No injuires in roof fire at Mall at Rockingham Park

SALEM - Firefighters extinguished a rooftop fire Sunday at the Mall at Rockingham Park. The Salem Fire Department received a call about 10:50 a.m. reporting heavy black smoke coming from the mall roof. According to the fire department, an HVAC unit was burning down into the rubber and foam roof cove

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 23:25:00

Nine Injured In Methuen Deck Collapse

METHUEN (CBS) - Eight children and a grandmother were injured Sunday afternoon when the deck they were on collapsed. The deck fell between eight to ten feet and officials say it was an older deck experiencing some wood rot. Officials say that the family was having a cookout when the deck simply gave

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-25 03:16:00

Blake cuts ribbon on new funeral home

CHELMSFORD - Celebrations were in order on Sept. 13, when Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home and Cremation Service, along with representatives from the Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce, held a ceremonial ribbon- cutting at its beautiful, newly rebuilt facility on the original property. Blake was estab

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-25 13:01:23

Health care bill teeters, GOP adds money to woo dissidents

Top Republicans are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the Obama health care law and say they're pushing toward a climactic Senate faceoff this week. Yet their path to succeeding in their last-gasp effort has grown narrower, perhaps impossible. GOP senators' opposition to their party'

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 05:07:39

British lesbian wins landmark Hong Kong residency case

HONG KONG (AP) -- A British lesbian has won a landmark legal challenge allowing her residency in Hong Kong as a dependent, in a ruling Monday that could make it easier for gay couples to move to the Asian financial center. Hong Kong's Court of Appeal found that the woman, identified only as QT, fac

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-25 12:42:29

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' dethrones 'It'

NEW YORK (AP) -- The R-rated spy comedy "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" displaced the horror sensation "It" as the No. 1 film in North America, while the second "Lego Movie" spinoff of the year didn't assemble the expected audience. The 20th Century Fox release opened with a weekend-leading $39 milli

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-24 19:27:49

State awards $1.8M in grants for recreational trails

PALMER, Mass. (AP) -- Hikers, bikers and snowmobilers across Massachusetts are celebrating the announcement of $1.8 million in grants to build and improve recreational trails across the state. The grants announced last week for 49 projects will be used to build more than 10 miles of new trails and

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-24 17:49:37

Nashua mayor presents commuter rail plan

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- The mayor of Nashua says he will propose a partnership between the New Hampshire city and a private railroad company in order to offer a commuter rail service. Mayor Jim Donchess said Friday he will bring forth a proposal to the Board of Aldermen that will enter the city into a

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-25 12:48:40

A historic moment for Lowell's Cambodian community as long-awaited monument is unveiled

LOWELL -- The crowd intensified outside City Hall on Sunday, many with arms stretched high in hopes that their cellphones would capture the long-awaited moment. Chatter, mostly in Khmer, added to the palpable excitement. In seconds, city officials and others would unveil a monument recognizing the

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 22:39:08

Bullets strike Lowell home; police investigate

LOWELL -- Several gunshots rung out in Lowell's Lower Highlands at around 7:15 p.m. Sunday night. Nobody was injured in the shooting that ended with bullets striking a residential building on Greendale Avenue, according to Lowell Police Capt. Jonathan Webb. Webb said no other information was avail

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-25 01:58:29

Blood drive, bone marrow registry in memory of local woman

NORTH ANDOVER - Celebrate life and donate blood in memory of Maureen Staudt. Staudt, a wife and mother of two children, died last December after a two-year battle with leukemia. She was 52. Staudt worked in college publishing and was an active member of the Saint Michael Parish, North Andover High S

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Legislative Panel to Hold Hearing on Aid in Dying Bills

Massachusetts lawmakers are again considering the emotionally-charged question of physician-assisted death. The Legislature's Public Health Committee is scheduled to hear testimony Tuesday on legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to make a voluntary request of physicians for medicatio

NECN - 2017-09-25 10:30:05

'Ask me anything'

ANDOVER - People from diverse backgrounds and religions gathered at South Church on Sunday and shared dinner as New Hampshire photojournalist and Muslim Robert Azzi discussed the foundation of his religion. Azzi put together the program called "Ask a Muslim Anything" with hopes of diminishing misun

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 01:53:23

NH Business Newsmakers: Asvaraksh is Roedel's corporate sales chief

WILTON - Roedel Companies named Ed Asvaraksh as its first corporate director of sales. He is responsible for implementing and maintaining efficiencies and processes for the sales divisions of the Roedel hotel properties. Asvaraksh was most recently the director of group and leisure sales for the Hil

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-25 04:48:00

Methuen Deck Collapse Sends Several To The Hospital

METHUEN, MA - At least seven children and one adult were hospitalized Sunday after a deck collapsed on Lantern Lane in Methuen, according to reports. The deck detached from the home and fell about eight to 10 feet. Conflicting reports say seven or eight children were injured during the fall. An adul

PATCH - 2017-09-25 11:48:04

Lawrence native's book traces roots of Massachusetts State Police, the first in the country

A grammar school in Lawrence is dedicated to Henry Kemble Oliver who was a city superintendent, mayor, school committee member and state representative. In a new book written by a Lawrence native, we also learn Oliver was also one of the first deputy constables, the historical equivalent of today's

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Trivia night satisfies the universal human urge for beer and knowledge

A contestant hands in her answer sheet during Trivia with Cody and Bill at Backyard Brewery. Photo/Carol Robidoux MANCHESTER, NH - Bill Seney didn't mean to make the world a smarter place. It just happened. "Back when I was working at Stark Brewing, one night on a lark they put Trivial Pursuit cards

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2017-09-25 03:10:35

Letter: Suppressing the opposition

Suppressing the opposition Since the 2016 election, some people in our government have insisted on backing unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud, and some people in our state government have been on board with this. Our governor made claims that voters from Massachusetts were coming into

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-25 07:00:00