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U.S. Attorney: Fitchburg woman sentenced to probation for counterfeit steroid conspiracy
Elizabeth Green, 30, was sentenced to two years of probation, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling announced in a press release.
Missing Man Last Seen In Marlborough Found Dead In Berlin
MARLBOROUGH, MA—A man who had been reported missing on Monday from a New Hampshire town has been found dead in Berlin, and was last seen alive in Marlborough, reported police.
Body of Missing Child Found in Western Massachusetts River
WWLP-TVAuthorities say the body of a child reported missing has been recovered in a Massachusetts river.State police say the child's body was found in the Westfield River in Russell at about 7 p.m. Wednesday. The child had been reported missing from a home in town several hours earlier.Emergency res
At Fitchburg High, a feat of kindness
In May, Fitchburg High's Chapter of the National Honor Society organized a 5K for Little Feet Road Race, which was designed to raise money and provide sneakers for underprivileged children in the Fitchburg Public Schools and to help support the Fitchburg High School Unified Track Program.
First Massachusetts marijuana license issued
The license approved by the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) on Thursday will allow Sira Naturals to grow between 10,001 and 20,000 square feet of marijuana at their indoor facility at 13 Commercial Way in Milford.
Over 100 Bags of Heroin, Other Drugs Seized From Car
Officers from Groton Police Department, the Department of Adult Probation and the Department of Correction Parole Division say they observed suspicious activity in a vehicle occupied by 28-year-old Sasha Ann Santiago of Norwich and 30-year-old Alejandro Guerra of Hartford, while in the parking lot o
U.S. labour market tightening; mid-Atlantic manufacturing cools
FILE PHOTO: The sign on a Taco Bell restaurant advertises "Now Hiring Managers" in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, U.S., June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Police stop overloaded truck on I-91
"Please remember, when traveling with a load in a vehicle, take a look at it and before taking to the roads, ask yourself, 'What could go wrong?'” Massachusetts State Police said in the post.
Fitchburg cracking down on expired food permits
Since July of last year, the Health Department has issued 56 food-code citations totaling $1,425 in fines.
I-495 shut down due to electrical wire hazard
WESTFORD, Mass. —Interstate 495 in Westford is shut down in both directions due to an electrical wire hazard, State Police said.The highway is shut down between exits 32 and 34 because of a transformer fire that's compromising power lines and concern that a pole could collapse.AdvertisementWCVB/Sky5
2 board members want 'robust' search for supt. in Fitchburg
The School Committee appointed Robert Jokela, the current assistant superintendent of finance and operations, interim superintendent Monday. That role becomes effective after Superintendent Andre Ravenelle retires in mid-October.
Police: Two arrested, 800 grams of fentanyl seized in Worcester drug bust
Officials seized 800 grams of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl and arrested two Lawrence men in a Worcester drug bust.Wendy Guzman, 39, and Orlando Veras-Ruiz, 36, were charged with fentanyl trafficking on June 14 as a result of a joint operation by state troopers assigned to the Attorney Genera
Shrewsbury police log, June 22 edition - Community Advocate
9:29 a.m.Arrested,Mike A. Rodriguez, 29, of 11 Clegg St., Apt. 2, Worcester, for oper MV with license suspended/revoked, unregistered vehicle, uninsured MV/trailer, warrant.
DOING THEIR CIVIC DAYS DUTY IN FITCHBURG
This years Civic's Days in Fitchburg raised $39,000 that was given to the city by many company sponsors. Holding the $39,000 check is Diane Burnette and Mayor Stephen DiNatale, on left. With them holding checks for the amounts they gave are, from left, Mount Wachusett Community College Vice Presiden
Patrons revved over classic car show in Fitchburg
"It's a great event, every year," said Fitchburg's Craig Cormier, whose modified 1974 Jeep drew attention due to its massive wheels and custom paint job.
Jokela named interim Fitchburg schools chief
The progress made by the district under Ravenelle was a team effort, said Jokela, who told those at a Monday School Committee meeting he aims to collaborate to better serve students.
Fitchburg law bans recreational pot sales from most of Main Street
"Originally what came through in April constrained (retail sales) to three or four spaces in the city" said Tom Skwierawski, executive director of Community Development, on Friday. "But now retail has pretty much (been) opened up to any commercial district in the city except for the Main Street area
BREAKING: Worcester judge denies bid to stop Notre Dame from being demolished - Worcester Mag
In what would appear to be the final death blow to the iconic former Notre Dame Church at 5 Salem Square, a Worcester Superior Court judge on Monday denied a last-minute attempt to stop the property owner, CitySquare II, from tearing down the building.
Three Shot, 1 Dead in Lowell, Massachusetts
Three people were shot, and one has died, following a shooting in Lowell, Massachusetts on Monday afternoon.Lowell police said the shooting took place at the intersection of Smith and Westford streets.The shooting does not appear to be random.
Police arrest Nashua man for Sunday crash
Shawn Ganley, 37, of Nashua is facing charges for possession of heroin and driving under the influence after witnesses reported the 2002 Chrysler Town and Country he was driving crashed into a telephone pole. He was said to be alone at the time and no other cars were involved.