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Lunenburg farm owner, daughter rescue 13 cows trapped when grain silo falls on barn
The silo fell backward onto the main barn with the farm's lettering on it, spilling bales of hay and grain onto the property, said Lunenburg Police Sgt. Josh Tocci.
Man seen taking items from parked cars flees from hit-and-run accident, found hiding in woods
MANCHESTER, NH– On October 14, 2018, at approximately 9:38 p.m., Manchester Patrol Officers responded to Robert Hall Road for a report of a hit-and-run accident in which the driver of the vehicle involved fled the accident scene on foot.
Nashua Woman Stabbed Man With Steak Knife: Police
NASHUA, NH -- A Nashua woman was arrested over the weekend after police said she stabbed a man with a steak knife. Alicia Millett, 41, was charged with reckless conduct, a felony. Officers encountered Millett Saturday night after receiving a report of a stabbing, according to Nashua Police Lieutenan
Police Hunt For Burglary Suspects In Andover
Both suspects were wearing what appeared to be gray hooded sweatshirts, and they caused significant damage to the home when breaking in, including dismantling the alarm system.
New Troubling Report Surfaces About Former TE Aaron Hernandez
FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 10: Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots smiles from the sidelines in the fourth quarter during a game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on December 10, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Ashburnham police grow long to catch No-Shave November
For the privilege of sporting facial hair, officers from the Ashburnham Police Department are participating in No-Shave November in support of Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program.
Police: Woman leads police on chase through Rhode Island, Massachusetts
The chase resumed in East Providence and police say continued through Barrington, Warren, and then into Rehoboth, Seekonk and Swansea, Massachusetts, where she was finally stopped.
2 People Rescued From Millbury Boiler
Rescue workers saved two people stuck 70 feet down in a boiler in Millbury.According to Millbury fire officials, its Tech Rescue Team has removed the victims and the equipment from the boiler. There were no injuries.The incident was first reported by Auburn fire officials on Twitter. They said the F
Cumberland Farms evacuated Saturday after drug deal gone wrong
MANCHESTER, NH– A police confrontation with a Weare man Saturday night suspected of buying drugs led to the evacuation of Cumberland Farms on Hanover Stret, after a bag of what police believe was fentanyl tore open, contaminating the officers, the suspect and the store.
Fitchburg Historical Society hopes to sell former home
"The idea is to sell the property so that we no longer have to maintain two properties," said Jim Walsh, chief executive officer of the Fitchburg Historical society.
Litchfield man charged with taking items from cars before crashing, fleeing in Manchester | New Hampshire
Nicholas Walker, 29, was charged with conduct after an accident, driving while intoxicated, theft by unauthorized taking, criminal mischief and violation of bail, police said.
Massachusetts planning online auction of unclaimed property
The items will subsequently be shown in Cape Cod, Plainville, Springfield, and Worcester, all leading up to the online auction starting on Saturday.
Columbia Gas May Take Back Heaters From Residents
ANDOVER, MA -- Residents in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence who purchased pellet stoves, space heaters and other heating equipment as they looked at weeks without hot water and heat after last month's gas explosions may not have those items permanently. Columbia Gas of Massachusetts said this we
Shrewsbury Wow! House Has Billiard Room, Media Room, Pool
Address:3 Cobblestone Way, Shrewsbury, MassachusettsPrice: $824,900Square Feet: 3847Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1996Features: DINNER BY THE POOL! 9/9 2:00-5:00. Quality, describes this absolutely spectacular Ron Peris built home at Coachman Ridge. This Stately Colonial will g
Residents report shots fired on Hayward Street
Police say this appears to be an isolated incident, and there is no indication that the public is in danger. However, a similar incident wasreported on Oct. 13at about 5 a.m. on Laurel Street.
Local roundup: Fitchburg State falls to Vikings
Fitchburg State was led by sophomore Perry Joubert with a team-best 10 digs, while senior Kathryn Carroll added five kills and one assist. Sophomore Lauren Riccardi was also solid for the Falcons (2-17, 0-5 MASCAC), collecting seven digs, two kills and two assists. Set scores were 25-15, 25-17 and 2
Victims of 1918 Spanish flu epidemic remembered 100 years later in Leominster
Victor Vaughn, a local physician stationed at Fort Devens during the outbreak, would describe his memories from 1918 as: "Ghastly ones which I would tear down and destroy if I were able to do so. But this is beyond my power. They are a part of my being and will perish only when I die and lose my mem
Newlywed Missing In Costa Rica Is Hudson Native
HUDSON, MA—The Massachusetts man who was swept away in flood waters in Costa Rica during his honeymoon is from Hudson, according to reports.
Too good to be true? Dog chew manufacturer's claims, past raise questions about business' future
The owner of a dog-chew company says he’s bringing hundreds of well-paying jobs to the region — a claim that drew scores of people to a job fair last month. But publicly available documents and interviews with economic-development professionals cast doubts on his projections for the company’s future
Hay, Eubanks-Archbold talk issues at forum in Fitchburg
Eubanks-Archbold said the so-called Fair Share amendment, which would add an additional tax to incomes over $1 million, will hurt the economy and cause millionaires to leave the state. Hay supported the amendment saying the money should be earmarked to provide additional funding for education.