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Voters in Leominster preliminary election to pick 2 of 3 school board hopefuls

LEOMINSTER - After deep cuts to the school district budget this year that put students into larger class sizes this fall, the three Leominster School Committee candidates running in Tuesday's preliminary election say they want to work to improve conditions. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. a

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-25 01:25:14

Leominster smiles abound all around

LEOMINSTER -- Johnny Appleseed's wanderings took him across the United States, but during the celebration of the famed apple planter this Saturday, the focus was local. "We've been coming every year," said Claire Higginson, a junior at Leominster High School. A jazz band performance drew Higginson

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 11:00:53

Brothers make reopened Classic's Pub a family affair in downtown Leominster

LEOMINSTER -- Two brothers bought a bar. What sounds like the setup to a hackneyed one-liner is Anthony and Rocco Spagnuolo's new reality. The new owners of Classic's Pub on Central Street held a grand reopening Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the company of family, friends and the mayor.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-23 10:36:13

Houle, challengers Waitkus, Tatel face off on Leominster school ballot Tuesday

LEOMINSTER -- An incumbent, a returning candidate and a political newcomer have all thrown their hats in the ring to represent Ward 2 on the School Committee, but only two will continue their campaigns after Tuesday's preliminary election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Frances

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-23 10:36:29

Leominster man arrested in Littleton break-in; more charges possible

LITTLETON -- A Leominster man accused of breaking into multiple houses around the Worcester area was arrested in Littleton on Thursday, according to police. David King, 41, has been charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime. On Thursday, Littleton police detectives were notified that a M

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-22 21:02:00

Betts Lifts Red Sox Past Red Sox 5-4

Don't sleep on @mookiebetts, he always plays heads ! pic.twitter.com/CncQGweQbm Mookie Betts Mookie Betts hit a bases-loaded double and then scored on an infield single to lift the Boston Red Sox over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Sunday. Coupled with the Yankees loss, the Red Sox magic number to clinc

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

FATV and LTV Schedule Highlights

FATV schedule highlights for this week: PICKS OF THE WEEK: Monday-Sunday, 6:30 a.m.: "Our City News" with Stephanie Allison. Tuesday, 7 p.m.: "Barbara & You" with guests from Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. Wednesday, 7 p.m.: "Discussing Fitchburg Now" "Hobby Hour" Friday 7 p.m.: "Fitchburg Hig

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-25 10:36:38

College Admissions: Why Early Action and Decision Matter

Early Decision (ED) is the most restrictive of the programs. Students may only apply to one college Early Decision, and if accepted they MUST attend. This is a binding program, and you are required to sign an agreement stating that you will matriculate at the college if accepted, and that you will w

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Trinity Episcopal Church welcomes new rector

Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm St., Concord, recently announced the Rev. Nancy J. Hagner will begin her ministry as the church's new rector Oct. 1. Hagner comes to Concord from Trinity Episcopal Church in Princeton, New Jersey, where she served as associate rector. Nancy has extensive experience w

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-25 08:38:08

Fitchburg Councilors want a say on Main Street traffic pattern

FITCHBURG -- Whatever happens to the Main Street traffic pattern -- one lane or otherwise -- the City Council wants a say. At-Large Councilor Marcus DiNatale and Ward 4 Councilor Michael Kushmerek submitted a petition for the Oct. 3 council meeting calling for the City Council to take a vote to mak

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-25 10:30:43

3 vying for 2 ballot spots in Fitchburg's Ward 5

FITCHBURG - Voters will whittle the field of three candidates for Ward 5 councilor to two in Tuesday's preliminary election. The contenders include previous mayoral and councilor candidates and a current Fitchburg School Committee member. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at MART on W

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-25 01:01:10

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

Read It and Reap: Local bibliophiles share good words on great reads

The fall-to-summer book season has started (yes, we know some of you go all year round!), and suggestions for clubs to read during the next year are coming in. "There was a very good book we read last year in the Leominster UU Church book group called 'The Rent Collector,' " said one reader. "It's a

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

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

LCU offers free college workshop

LEOMINSTER -- Leominster Credit Union is hosting a free, no-obligations seminar, "How to Prepare, Pay, and Stay in College" on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m., at LCU headquarters, 20 Adams St. The seminar will provide valuable information for students and their parents as they begin to navigate the pr

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:30:45

Push for handicapped access at places of worship

Sentinel & Enterprise staff LEOMINSTER -- With several houses of worship in the area difficult to enter for the handicapped, Cecile Duquette, who is confined to a wheelchair, is starting an initiative to provide funding for those religious groups who could use financial help to provide access. "We

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 17:31:21

Tran announces his run for state senator

My name is Dean Tran and I am announcing my candidacy for state senator in the Worcester and Middlesex District. "I am excited to offer my candidacy as the next full-time state senator for the Worcester and Middlesex District. I congratulate Senator Jennifer Flanagan on her appointment to the Cannab

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

Free talk on assistance dogs Sept. 26

FITCHBURG -- Learn about the National Education for Assistance Dogs Service program at a free presentation Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 2:30 p.m., at Fitchburg State University's Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St., Room G01. The talk is sponsored by the university's Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area program.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-24 10:30:49

MBTA, Keolis and Transit Police partner to raise awareness during Rail Safety Week

Educational initiatives planned ahead of and throughout the week to educate public. The MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services (KCS), the transit agency's partner that operates the commuter rail, announced today a series of educational initiatives to take place during the nation's first Rail Safety Week.

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Working so kids can play

LUNENBURG -- Christopher Letarte brought his children to Wallis Park last Christmas to swing on the metal-and-wood jungle gyms the lifelong Lunenburg resident frequented on as a child. What he didn't know, and didn't expect, was safety concerns had forced the Department of Public works to remove th

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-23 10:36:41