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Fitchburg man sentenced to 15 months for assault, battery on child

FITCHBURG -- A city man charged last year with indecent assault and battery of a child and rape was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in a House of Correction on a lesser charge of assault and battery, according to court documents. Michael A. Arcucci, 32, of 72 Cleghorn St., was arraigned in Distric

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 17:07:17

Worcester man gets 18 months in theft from Fitchburg contractor

FITCHBURG -- A Worcester man was sentenced to 18 months in the Worcester House of Corrections and ordered to pay $2,100 in restitution to a Fitchburg construction company he stole from, according to court documents. Edwin Santana, 40, of 14 Reeves St., Worcester, admitted to facts sufficient for a

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 11:32:15

ArtsWorcester, Fitchburg Art Museum team for exhibit opening today

WORCESTER - ArtsWorcester's sixth "call and response" exhibition, in partnership with Fitchburg Art Museum, challenged artists to take the traditional motto of the United States, "E pluribus unum" - out of many, one - as inspiration. More than 100 artists responded with varied takes on that cue, fro

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-17 03:00:00

Salvation Army Fitchburg Corps seeks volunteers in Red Kettle Campaign

FITCHBURG -- The Salvation Army Fitchburg Corps Community Center will launch its annual Red Kettle Campaign at 10 a.m. Saturday for its Red Kettle Kickoff ceremony at 739 Water St. While bell ringers have already started ringing at various locations throughout the city for the holiday season ahead

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 11:32:42

Fitchburg man allegedly had cocaine in car

LOWELL -- A 25-year-old Fitchburg man is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of over a decade in prison after a traffic stop on Interstate 495 in Chelmsford led police to nearly a half kilogram of cocaine in a vehicle, according to a police report. Christopher Merced, of 33 Huron St., Fitchburg, wa

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 11:38:27

Defying gravity: Fitchburg native Tara Sweeney shares experiences of flight with area youths

FITCHBURG - In between flying in zero gravity conditions 35,000 feet up and heading to NASA to help conduct experiments in zero gravity, Tara L. Sweeney took time out last week (Nov. 6-9) to visit with area kids. Ms. Sweeney, 44, a Fitchburg High School graduate and retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-15 11:00:00

Setti seeks independent probe into arrest report tampering

Governor Charlie Baker announced the appointment of Colonel Kerry Gilpin to serve as Superintendent and Colonel of the Massachusetts State Police (MSP). A 23-year veteran of the State Police, Colonel Gilpin most recently served as Deputy Division Commander of the Division of Standards and Training.

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Sentinel & Enterprise files formal request with Leominster for information about city firefighter placed on leave or suspended

LEOMINSTER -- The Sun and Sentinel & Enterprise have filed a records request with the city to seek further information about a member of the Fire Department who has either been placed on leave or suspended. The newspapers learned of the situation involving an officer of the department last week. Se

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-17 17:02:24

Car on fire crashes into home on Cleveland's East Side

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Passengers in a car were seriously injured after it caught fire and crashed into a home Thursday night on the city's East Side, police say. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. on East 77th Street near Union Avenue, which is in the North Broadway neighborhood. Police had few det

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-11-17 04:37:20

Cleveland Police searching for missing 13-year-old girl

CLEVELAND - Cleveland Police report that 13-year-old Alexshia Santiago is missing. She was last seen in the area of East 17th and Superior Avenue wearing a gray long-sleeved T-shirt, blue jeans, and gray open-toed house slippers. Alexshia stands 4'11 inches tall, weighs 160 lbs, has black hair, an

WKYC - 2017-11-17 05:00:55

Man charged in botched robbery after Cleveland store owner hit him with bat

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A man is charged with a felony after he was hit with a baseball bat and tackled by a former Marine during a botched robbery. Victor Parker, 31, is charged with robbery, a third-degree felony. His bond was set Thursday at $25,000. Parker about 7:40 p.m. Tuesday tried to rob the Re

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-11-16 20:43:19

Cleveland-based Forging Industry Association names James R. Warren as CEO

Photo by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO James R. Warren The Cleveland-based Forging Industry Association is getting a new leader. The association said in a news release that it has named James R. Warren as president and CEO, effective Dec. 4. He will oversee all the association's initiatives, including "strate

CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS - 2017-11-17 13:41:49

Three Adorable Baby Otters Born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

It's been a busy year for newborn animals at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and this morning came with yet another birth announcement. Three male otter pups were born on September 24 to proud otter parents Bitzy and Kibble. As Asian small-clawed otters are born with their eyes closed, the zoo took

CLEVELAND SCENE - 2017-11-17 15:03:00

Ohio added 4,300 jobs in October as unemployment rate fell to 5.1%

Photo by BLOOMBERG Ohio's manufacturing sector added more than 4,000 jobs last month. Ohio added 4,300 jobs in October as the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.1% from 5.3% in September. Data released Friday morning, Nov. 17, by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services showed the state's n

CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS - 2017-11-17 15:58:04

Senate panel approves tax plan as GOP leaders gird for fight

Photo by BLOOMBERG Internal Revenue Code books are carried by a staff member before a Senate Finance Committee markup hearing on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in Washington, D.C. Hours after House Republicans jubilantly passed their tax bill, their colleagues on the Senate Finance Committee approved a

CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS - 2017-11-17 15:28:19

United Way of Summit County announces funding to help meet its 'bold goals'

Jim Mullen United Way of Summit County announced investments for its two-year funding cycle beginning in 2018 - just over $4 million in funding going toward nonprofits that line up with the agency's stated "bold goals" for the county. That's a $1 million increase over the previous funding cycle that

CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS - 2017-11-17 10:23:24

Travel agency opens in Hillpoint

Travel agency opens in Hillpoint Beverly Mittelstadt of Hillpoint has completed an intensive training program to become a certified Dream Vacations travel agent. As a result of being part of the nation's leading home-based travel agent franchise network, Mittelstadt has access to the best cruise and

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-14 21:03:00

Vernon County Sheriff's report

The following accidents were reported by the Vernon County Sheriff's Department for the week ending Nov. 13. 11-6 Richenda Petersheim, Viroqua, was traveling west on Hwy. Y, town of Viroqua. Petersheim watched the vehicle in front of her cross traffic at the intersection of Hwy. 14. Petersheim saw a

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 18:30:00

Digital options and apps for magazines and books

Many library patrons may be familiar with Overdrive, the free online source for viewing or downloading electronic books and audiobooks. Fewer individuals may be acquainted with Flipster, a free collection of digital magazines, or Libby, the new app for Overdrive. Flipster, made available through Sou

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-15 17:45:00

Two candidates emerge for Sauk County judicial seat after Reynolds announces he won't seek re-election

A Sauk County Circuit Court judge says he won't seek re-election, setting the stage for a competitive judicial race this spring. "I felt that if I ran, I should be serious about filling another six-year term," said Judge Guy Reynolds, who will be 70 years old when his office is up for election in Ap

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-15 00:30:00