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State police identify Leominster woman killed by hit-and-run driver in West Boylston
LEOMINSTER, MASS. (WHDH) - State police have identified the woman who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on I-190 in West Boylston early Sunday morning. Smarlyn Pamela Reyes, 19, of Leominster, was struck and killed around 2:20 a.m. while walking on Route 190 northbound, state police said
Groton-Dunstable Chamber Choir draws hundreds
Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. About 300 people turned out for a concert featuring the Groton-Dunstable High School Chamber Choir at St. Joseph's Church in Pepperell on a recent Sunday afternoon. In addition to about a dozen chorale pieces sung by the Chamber Choir, sp
Child rapist Chapman's trial on new charges delayed
WOBURN — A criminal trial for child rapist Wayne Chapman was scheduled to start Tuesday but has been pushed off until spring 2019. Chapman, 70, who has admitted to raping as many as 100 boys and remains a longtime suspect in a 42-year-old Lawrence case, was indicted for crimes officials said he comm
5 New Chelmsford Area Homes For Sale
CHELMSFORD, MA — When you're looking for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious investigating online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Here’s why a Vermont man put up a giant, illuminated middle finger sculpture on his front lawn
For drivers traveling on northwestern Vermont’s Route 128 through Westford, it’d be hard not to notice a rather outsized, impolite gesture. But don’t worry, Ted Pelkey says the 700-pound wooden middle finger sculpture on his front lawn isn’t for them. Rather, Pelkey says the sculpture — which sits o
Man Exposed Himself At Merrimack Pool: Police
MERRIMACK, NH — A Nashua man was arrested this week after police said he exposed himself at the Merrimack YMCA. Arthur McDeed, 60, was charged with felony indecent exposure. He was released on bond pending an arraignment.
Townsend family teams up with inmates to train service dogs for vets
Ellie Minckler, 14, with Evelyn, a Labrador who she and her family are training to be a service dog for veterans, at their home in Townsend on Saturday morning. See slide show at lowellsun.com. sun/JOHN LOVE.
Worcester firefighter killed in blaze
A Worcester firefighter was killed Sunday fighting a quickly escalating multi-alarm blaze while his desperate brothers fought to free him from the inferno. Firefighter Christopher Roy, 36, succumbed to his injuries after he was evacuated from the building, said Worcester fire Chief Michael Lavoie.
5 Things To Do At Tewksbury Public Library On Monday, December 10
Below are FIVE things to do at the Tewksbury Public Library on Monday, December 10, 2018. Learn the basics of Medicare and receive answers to all your questions about the "Medicare maze." Get a better understanding of what's covered, how and when to enroll, how to apply, how to choose a plan, the di
Police searching for driver who hit, killed 19-year-old woman in West Boylston
WEST BOYLSTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are searching for a driver who hit and killed a 19-year-old woman as she was walking on Route 190 northbound in West Boylston early Sunday morning, police said.
Owner suing over broken lease
PEABODY — The owner of the O'Shea Building at 1 Main St. is suing the owner of Brodie's Pub in Salem Superior Court, alleging the pub owner failed to pay rent after signing a long-term lease, then backing out of the deal.
Leominster teen struck and killed by 2 vehicles after crashing her car
WEST BOYLSTON - A 19-year-old woman was struck by two vehicles and killed after she had exited her own car which had rolled over in a previous accident. Massachusetts State Police are now seeking the identity of the driver of one vehicle who struck her and then fled the scene.
Firefighter Dies Inside Five-Alarm Massachusetts Fire: Reports
A firefighter died after getting trapped inside a building while battling a five-alarm blaze in Worcester, Massachusetts, on the morning of Dec. 8. Firefighter Christopher Roy was rescued from the building but later died at the hospital from injuries he sustained during the blaze. A second rescued f
A new life for the Groton Inn, former oldest inn in America
GROTON — Curiously, it was fire that destroyed the old Groton Inn, and it is fire that is bringing it back. In 2011, the Groton Inn burned to the ground, ending the storied history of the c.1678 hostelry that once hosted Paul Revere and the Masons and was considered to be the oldest continuously ope
Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy dies in blaze
WORCESTER - A Worcester firefighter who was rescued from a burning apartment building on Lowell Street early Sunday has died. Crews were on the scene of a multiple-alarm fire in an apartment building on Lowell Street. Two firefighters were trapped and pulled from the building by colleagues. One was
Crews battle fierce 5-alarm fire in Worcester
WORCESTER (WHDH) - Fire crews are battling a five-alarm blaze Sunday that broke out in an apartment building in Worcester. Crews responding to a reported fire in a multi-family home on Lowell St. around 4 a.m. found dense black smoke pouring from the windows and flames coming from the second and thi
Christmas adventure starts in Lowell
LOWELL -- The camcorder beeps as the 10-year-old girl sits down to create her annual video letter to Santa Claus. Kate Pierce, in one of the first scenes of the new Netflix Christmas movie, "The Christmas Chronicles," tells Santa her address: 18 Bridgton Road, Lowell, Massachusetts."
Dracut massage parlor closes after prostitution probe
DRACUT -- Sunflower Spa, the massage parlor at the center of a months-long investigation into an alleged prostitution network, has closed. It's unclear what day owner Yong Keng Chen cleared out the business, but a "Space For Lease" sign is now posted behind a front window. Gone are the photos of a r
VIDEO: Bear Spotted In Burlington; Residents Told To Keep Their Distance
BURLINGTON (CBS) – New video shows a bear making the rounds in Burlington. Police officer Gerry Mills shared video on Facebook Friday night showing the black bear on the move.
Firefighter Dies After Early Morning Fire In Worcester
WORCESTER (CBS) — A firefighter who was transported from the scene of a fire in Worcester has died, the fire department confirmed. Thirty-six-year-old Christopher Roy was a two year veteran of the Worcester Fire Department.