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'I freed them,' Krause said to tell police after Groton killings

GROTON -- Police Officer Gordon Candow was dispatched to 42 Common St., on Sept. 8, at 5:55 p.m., and found 22-year-old Orion Krause sitting naked on a patio chair covered in mud and small cuts. Candow asked Krause if he was OK and what was going on, according to police reports released Friday. "I

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-23 11:01:02

Grotonfest: Common grounds for this popular weekend

GROTON -- The Grotonfest team is always planning the next Grotonfest -- even during the event itself. It has worked that way for three and a half decades. On Saturday, Grotonfest celebrates its 36th year of bringing the town together on Legion Common, starting at 10 a.m. Police Chief Don Palma and

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-22 10:35:41

Chilling Details Of Groton Quadruple Murder: Police Reports

The young man accused of killing four - including his mother and grandparents - told authorities he "freed them," says police reports. GROTON, MA - A recent college graduate charged with fatally beating his mother, grandparents and their caretaker with a baseball bat told authorities he "freed them,

PATCH - 2017-09-22 19:24:31

Police report details Groton killings - The Boston Globe

Wagner Alcocer Suspect Orion Krause is led away by police in Groton from the home where he was found. Orion Krause, the Oberlin College graduate accused of killing three relatives and a caretaker two weeks ago in Groton, sang to investigators who questioned him about the murders and allegedly told

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

On Ayer's Main Street, a restaurant row under one roof

AYER -- Let's get a bite to eat. The suggestion can lead to options: Upscale? Casual pub? Something quick and affordable? Ayer has you covered. One block on the north side of Main Street offers all that, in four establishments. Three are owned by Mark diCicco and share a common kitchen. The othe

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:59:45

Beautiful Places -- White Mountains Region: Closed sales have risen across three counties

When you think of the White Mountains, a few words might come to mind: remote, nature and tourism. But if you stop there, you've only scratched the surface of the mountain of opportunities and life the region has to offer. Andy Smith, broker/owner of Peabody & Smith Realty, which has offices all ove

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 10:26:00

Scanner talk - and getting 'piggy' with it

FOR THOSE OF you out there who listen to the police and fire scanner to hear what is going on in the Twin Cities, occasionally you can only laugh out loud at some of the situations that prompt people to call public safety departments for emergency help. The notebook In the newsroom, the reporters

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:48

$750K Westford Home Just Listed

Address: 26 Tenney Rd, Westford, MassachusettsPrice: $749,900Square Feet: 3900Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3 BathsBuilt: 1988Features: MUST SEE!!! Newly renovated Garrison Colonial in the sought after Westford neighborhood.This home offers a traditional floor plan with separate formal living room, a spacio

PATCH - 2017-09-24 07:29:45

Tactical police vests stir debate

DRACUT -- Dracut Police Chief Peter Bartlett looked down at a ballistic vest meant to protect his officers while on patrol. The dark vest, also known as an external carrier, is worn outside officers' uniforms and comes with different pouches for magazines and handcuffs. As part of a partnership wit

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-24 10:35:53

Three at LC earn top PSAT scores

LOWELL -- Lowell Catholic offers sophomores and juniors an opportunity to take the PSAT exams to prepare them for the SATs as seniors. PSAT and SAT scores are one of the tools used as a predictor of a student's future college success. Three LC seniors -- Anthony Greico of Tewksbury, Susritha Koppa

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-24 10:35:41

State reaching out to millennials to hear their concerns

CONCORD - Rep. Amelia Keane said she calculated the average age of the state's legislators at around 60 years old - down from 66 two years earlier. "We're below retirement age, which is good," said the Nashua resident, who at age 26 is a member of the millennial generation. "We're kind of missing th

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 07:47:00

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

Horseshed Fair is a community tradition

LANCASTER - Sometimes, you just have to admit that Mother Nature has her own plans. After years on the first Saturday in October, the planning committee for the Horseshed Fair has planned the event on a different date, since the date has had a history of bad weather, committee member George Frantz s

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Good to Know: Women Build team helps build Habitat house in Holliston

It may take a village to raise a child but it takes a team of loving and caring volunteers to build a Habitat for Humanity affordable home for children and their parents. The mission of Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester is to build houses with the deserving families who pay for them w

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 13:53:00

Perfect time for Horseshed Fair

LANCASTER -- With the beautiful autumn season upon us, the community of Lancaster and its surrounding neighbors are looking forward to the 42nd annual Horseshed Fair, which draws hundreds of visitors from throughout northern Worcester County to the grounds of First Church of Christ Unitarian, locate

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:44

Old sites are old problem around area

Until it was closed in 2006, the former Lincoln School in Leominster had been the building where thousands of children learned to read, made friends, and began their public education. Since its closure, it's been viewed for a variety of uses, from business incubators to a recovery high school for s

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:36:40

Data shows homeless population growing in Greater Nashua

NASHUA - The state Department of Health and Human Services conducted its annual homeless count in January. The annual Point-in-Time count, coordinated by DHHS, is an effort to identify people in New Hampshire experiencing homelessness. Please sign up for as low as 36 cents per day to continue viewin

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Man, 22, held in fatal bludgeoning of family, admitted to heroin use

The 22-year-old man accused of bludgeoning his mother, his grandparents and the elderly couple's caretaker to death with a baseball bat earlier this month in their Groton home took heroin and said he "freed them," according to newly unsealed court documents. After showing up naked and covered in mud

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 04:43:13

PETA takes aim at Blood Farm

GROTON -- When an animal is slaughtered, the first shot counts. The first shot failed -- twice -- in August at Blood Farm, causing the USDA to suspend operations both times at the slaughterhouse, run by the Blood family since the earliest days of Groton. "Firearms shall be employed in the delivery

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 16:35:08

Letter to the Editor: Affordable senior housing

The Town Meeting in October will contain three articles that will allow affordable housing and senior housing in Littleton, as well as establishing a fund to accumulate future affordable housing needs through a trust. I am very concerned that these articles be passed. I have lived in Littleton for t

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 22:50:40