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Leominster doesn't need a new agency for economic growth

The City of Leominster doesn't need a bigger government bureaucracy and that's why we're skeptical of Mayor Dean Mazzarella's plan to create a new Redevelopment Authority with specific powers. If the mayor's serious about restoring unproductive parcels of land and buildings to the tax rolls through

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 12:01:52

A workout for all ages planned in Leominster

LEOMINSTER -- Spend one hour twice a week working out and having fun with Kathy Tew at the Leominster Recreation Department. The hour will be split between cardio training and large-muscle training. Interested participants are welcome to attend a free class Tuesday, Jan 25, to see if it is what yo


Leominster: Samoset Middle School holds MLK Service Project book drive

LEOMINSTER - Samoset Middle School began its book drive on Jan. 8, and it runs through Jan. 19, a Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project. The drive is collecting donations of new or gently used books for children ages 2 to 18. There are donation drop boxes at Samoset Middle School, Leominster Credit


Nurses allege violation as hospital ends endoscopies

CLINTON -- Local nurses are alleging that administrators of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital, who also manage Leominster's HealthAlliance Hospital, violated state regulations by recently announcing the closure of the hospital's endoscopy service. The closing was announced last week, l

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:32:15

Hometeam Central Mass. Division 3/3A hockey media poll

The Hometeam Central Mass. Division 3/3A boys' hockey media poll (with record, last week's record, first-place votes and total points tabulated on a 5-4-3-2-1 basis): Dropped out: None Others receiving votes (with record, total points): Lunenburg (8-2-0, 1). Poll voters: Steve Kendall, T&G; Chris Ky

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-15 22:06:19

A history lesson: Fitchburg's Joe Ward and Billy Galvin

Billy Galvin is no Joe Ward. Who is Billy Galvin? He is the secretary of state. Who is Joe Ward? He is a former secretary of state. While they served a half a century apart, they have certain things in common. The secretary of state, among other things, sets the date and prepares the ballots for

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-16 11:35:31

Ayer Shirley sports complex carries $6.75M price tag

Revisiting a comprehensive, long-range vision that began with the now-completed high school building renovation and addition, the Ayer Shirley Regional School District recently rolled out plans for a major makeover of the school's outdoor athletic facilities. An architect's cost estimate for the At

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:32:12

Lancaster hoping to honor longtime volunteer

By Peter Jasinski pjasinski@sentinel andenterprise.com LANCASTER -- The town Historical Commission is seeking to dedicate a portion of the newly renovated Prescott Building in honor of late commission volunteer Phyllis Farnsworth. Commission members have requested the Board of Selectmen approve a

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:52:04

Domino's pizza returns to Lockport

Allan Erwin started off his long career with Domino's as a delivery driver in 1993. Since then, he has become the owner of 33 Domino's franchises. His latest franchise, which opened up on Dec. 26, means that for the first time in more than 20 years Lockport has a Domino's again. The new Domino's is

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Looking back at Lockport's history: Civil rights activist leads movement to make district one of firsts to integrate

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The library at the North Park Junior High School is named after Aaron Moselle. It happened recently - the Niagara County Historical Society wanted the school renamed after him but settled for the library. "He just really so much was for education," said Melissa Dunlap, the exe

WIVB - 2018-01-15 22:51:45

Lockport police cruiser involved in head-on crash

A Lockport police cruiser was involved in a head-on crash late Saturday. The accident occurred at the intersection of South Transit and High streets in the city. The online emergency response social media site Niagara County Fire Wire indicated that multiple ambulance crews were called to the scene


Lockport Police Cruiser Involved in Accident

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - Lockport Police and Niagara County Sheriff's are investigating a two-car accident involving a Lockport police cruiser. It happened at the intersection of South Transit Street and High Street on Saturday. We are working to find out how many people were in the vehicles and if a


Canoe with three people overturns on Mud Creek in Lockport

Niagara County sheriff's deputies are on the scene with rescue personnel to help three people in an overturned canoe in Mud Creek. A sheriff's department spokesman said deputies were on the scene to help three people shortly after 10:30 a.m. Saturday and had no further information to report. The cre


Roads in Newstead and Royalton close due to flooding

TOWN OF NEWSTEAD, N.Y. (WIVB) - A series of roads have been closed due to flooding in the Town of Newstead.Ceder Street from Brucker Road to the Niagara County lineKoepsel Road from Ceder Street to Route 93Fletcher Road from Moore Road to Tonawanda Creek Road In the Town of Royalton, Foote Rd. is cl

WIVB - 2018-01-15 13:42:57

Beer notes: Party with Beer Goddesses, Brewski at 42 North

Resurgence Brewing Company (1250 Niagara St.) will release its 2018 Limited Batch Imperial Sponge Candy Milk Stout on Jan. 20. The 10 percent ABV beer is brewed with Watson's sponge candy and lactose sugar to lend a creamy mouthfeel as well as flavors of chocolate and caramel. Call 381-9868. Meet th

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 12:00:09

Pay cuts sought for Niagara Falls mayor, Council

The Niagara Falls City Council will debate Wednesday whether to cut its own pay - and that of Mayor Paul A. Dyster - by 10 percent. Interviews with Council members indicated that the mayoral pay cut may pass, although perhaps not by a large enough vote to override a veto by Dyster. However, the Coun

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-15 16:48:37

Armed and dangerous robbery suspect on the run in Poplar Bluff

POPLAR BLUFF, MO -Poplar Bluff Police Department are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery. Officers say an Jermain Efren Johnson broke into a home in the city January 13th. Johnson placed a small handgun against the victim's forehead and demanded money. He left the victim's cell phone in a wh

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-01-14 21:29:26

Police looking for armed robbery suspect

POPLAR BLUFF, MO -- Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect, who they say held a person at gunpoint in their own home. Officers say Jermaine Johnson put a small handgun to the victim's forehead and demanded money on Saturday. They say he then took off with that person's phone. According to

WSIL TV - 2018-01-15 03:36:00

Police: Man dies from self-inflicted gunshot after standoff in south Cape

Cape Girardeau police responed to a trespassing call at 2:24 p.m. Sunday, and became engaged in a standoff with an armed man who refused to leave a house at 1114 Bloomfield St. Public-information officer Sgt. Rick Schmidt said police set up a perimeter and tried talking to the individual. "It was mo


Hoarded Yorkies find loving homes

Earlier this month, a local dog rescue organization came to learn of a woman who was hoarding dogs near Malden, Missouri. Hoarders often start with good intention of raising or saving animals, but they don't know when to stop. This particular hoarder was found with 70 dogs in her possession, most of

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2018-01-16 06:00:00