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Cops: Man hit, killed by train

An unidentified man was fatally struck by a commuter train in Cambridge early yesterday afternoon, MBTA police said. The man, believed to be about 60, was "trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of ... Fawcet Street (and) was struck by an inbound Fitchburg Line MBTA commuter rail train," T

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-22 08:00:00

She stepped up for Fitchburg's Civic Days

Editor's note: This article is the latest in the newspaper's "Be a Volunteer" series, focusing on people who join community nonprofits. Got a suggestion for a profile? Email it to cclark@lsentinelandenterprise.com. -- FITCHBURG -- When Diane Burnette went to Civic Days about a decade ago, she didn

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-22 11:53:04

Dozens of animals die in Holliston barn fire

HOLLISTON - When firefighters arrived at a fast-moving barn fire Sunday morning, they had to cope with more than fighting the blaze. With about 60 farm animals living in the barn, firefighters scurried to bring animals to safety. They cut away a wire fence to free chickens and carried a pig to an an

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-22 13:07:52

Dozens of animals killed after barn goes up in flames in Holliston

Investigators are working to determine what caused a farm to go up in flames Sunday morning. Police said they responded around 6:25 a.m. to a report of a barn fire at 755 Concord Street and found the barn fully engulfed when they arrived. Multiple fire departments were called to the scene to assist

WCVB - 2018-01-21 20:24:00

Deadline approaching for prospective Chelmsford candidates

CHELMSFORD -- Anyone interested in running for office in the April 3 town election must pull nomination papers by Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. Nomination papers with signatures from registered voters (minimum 50 for townwide offices, 25 for Town Meeting precinct representative seats) must be returned by Feb. 1

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-22 19:35:32

Man accused of raping 2-year-old girl while woman took photos inside car parked at Walmart

A man is being accused of sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl inside a car parked outside the Worcester Walmart store while a relative of the child allegedly took photos of the act, according to a prosecutor and court documents. Assistant District Attorney Lina Pashou said that a witness saw the a

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 18:36:37

FROM SOCIAL MEDIA: Animals' owner comments after Holliston fire

On Sunday morning, Rebecca Woodworth Brodie posted in the Holliston Bulletin Board, a public Facebook group, talking about the fire. The Facebook group describes itself as "an open community bulletin board. All members of the greater Holliston community may post events, lost pets, business specials

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-22 16:58:45

Upcoming events at the Fitchburg Senior Center

FITCHBURG -- The Fitchburg Senior Center, located at 14 Wallace Ave., has announce its schedule for February. For more information, call 978-345-9598. Friday, Feb. 2 10 a.m.-noon: The center's Creativity Group invites the community to support the American Heart Association by knitting or crochetin

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-21 11:32:40

3 people taken to hospital after KCMO house fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Kansas City, Missouri Monday afternoon. The fire started at 1606 Drury Ave. around 12:40 p.m. The house was engulfed in flames when fire crews first arrived. Four people were in the house when the fire started, but al

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-22 20:01:06

These KC students visited the Grand Canyon. But they never left the classroom

More than a dozen Center School District second-graders took a field trip Friday morning to the Grand Canyon and were back in class before lunchtime. Actually, they really never left their classroom. They never even left their seats, for that matter. But the Boone Elementary School students did go

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 13:00:00

Westwood officials may take 47th down to 3 lanes

City officials in Westwood, Kansas are considering reducing lanes on 47th Street, from four lanes down to three lanes. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. WESTWOOD, Kan. - City officials in Westwood, Kans

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-22 20:02:28

Having trouble figuring out income tax changes? The KC Library has help

Filling out income tax forms is complicated and maddening enough. But it could be even more so this year after the tax reform bill introduced who knows what kinds of sand traps, as well as opportunities. The Kansas City Public Library, in collaboration with AARP and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance,

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 19:25:00

Temperatures plummet as rain, snow move toward Kansas City - KCTV5

After a January weekend that saw temperatures climb into the 60s, temperatures are on the way down as rain and snow are barreling toward the Kansas City area. Temperatures Monday morning dropped from the 50s into the high 30s. A brief rain shower is possible through Monday morning but a better chanc

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-22 17:53:00

KC shooting victim ends up in Grandview, dies at hospital - KCTV5

The Kansas City Police Department is investigating after a shooting victim ended up in Grandview and died. Just after midnight, police in Grandview went to an address on a call about a shooting. When they arrived, they found a young person in critical condition. The victim was taken to the hospita

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-21 19:54:00

Woman killed; child, man injured in collision with train

Authorities said a woman died and her 6-year-old daughter and boyfriend were injured when their pickup truck collided with a train in a rural area east of Kansas City. Jennifer Norris, 41, died Friday night when the truck she was driving was hit by an Amtrak train at a crossing in the unincorporated

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-20 22:33:00

Chamois Butt'r offers new 'eco-friendly' retail packaging

PLEASANT VALLEY, Mo. (BRAIN) - Chamois Butt'r is now shipping its products in new, more environmentally-friendly Retail Ready Packaging that can be put straight onto the shelf or display hook with a limited amount of unpacking. "In doing research and analysis for this project, we determined that app


Deming-Luna-Mimbres Museum reveals paranormal findings

Paranormal Research Investigators share unexplained phenomena at museum, Custom House DEMING - A museum rich in history and with vast treasures from the past covering three floors had Paranormal Research Investigator Ramiro Galvan licking his chops once he was given approval to investigate the Demin


Deming man named Cattleman of the Year

Joe Bill Nunn, Deming, was named 2018 Cattleman of the Year by the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association at the Joint Stockmen's Convention recently in Albuquerque. "Joe Bill is a rancher, a cattleman, a family man, a good neighbor and a friend," Pat Boone, NMCGA President, Elida, said. "He has shar


Town hall in Deming makes case for bond elections

2 bond elections will seek financing for street repairs, upgrades at aging school sites DEMING - The first of two town hall meetings to discuss the City of Deming's March 6 general obligation bond election drew about a dozen people to the Silva Conference Center on Pine Street Tuesday evening. City


Bardrof Imaging is new photo studio in Deming, N.M.

DEMING - When people have to quickly evacuate their homes, one of the first things they pack is their photographs. Photos are cherished because they capture lifetimes full of people and places featured in every day moments as well as milestone events. Cousin Larry took some cute photos of the kids'