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Sentinel & Enterprise files formal request with Leominster for information about city firefighter placed on leave or suspended

LEOMINSTER -- The Sun and Sentinel & Enterprise have filed a records request with the city to seek further information about a member of the Fire Department who has either been placed on leave or suspended. The newspapers learned of the situation involving an officer of the department last week. Se

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-17 17:02:24

Mazzarella calls for Leominster schools audit over budget crisis

LEOMINSTER -- The mayor requested a comprehensive audit this week of the last two school district budgets, a process he said Wednesday will illuminate why the School Department this year required infusions of free cash and stabilization account money and still suffered layoffs. While the city audit

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 11:33:04

Leominster vet's firefighting dream faces age obstacle

LEOMINSTER -- U.S. Army Sgt. Dana Seminoff is a decorated veteran who served his country for 14 years with multiple deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait and an assignment in South Korea. The Leominster native, currently an emergency medical technician with MedStar Ambulance, also spent time

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 11:32:46

Leominster resident Renee Dube to dance in 'The Nutcracker'

WORCESTER -- Ballet Arts Worcester and The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Conservatory present Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker", Friday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 26. The production will feature a full-sized live orchestra, Boston Ballet principal dancers Ashley Ellis and Yurl Yanowsky an


Leominster.TV highlights: Nov. 20-26

Monday, 8:30 p.m., "Faith for Today" Tuesday, 5 p.m., "Good Shepard Ghana" Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., "MTA Varities" Thursday, 5:30 p.m., "An Uncommon View" Friday, 10 p.m., "Eliane Brick" Saturday, 5:30 p.m., "The Big Picture" Sunday, 5 p.m., "Everlasting Gospel" Verizon 32/Comcast 9 Action Sports


Upcoming events at the Leominster Public Library

Ships Ahoy! Children aged 8-13 are invited to join Jared Quinn of Little Door Education for a hands-on STEM Workshop on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. Participants will develop an optimized sail design in order to create the fastest sailing ship. After construction of their ship, the participants will


Sharing lessons in service, community pride

LUNENBURG -- Claudette Lachance's son is a local police officer, so she knows well how it feels worry when he's called to the field. "Even my son can't tell me anything," she said. "He'll get a phone call, something just happened, and he can't even tell me." What exactly her son does on his beat,

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 11:32:15

MSBA survey shows many local school buildings in need of work

A new report from the Massachusetts School Building Authority serves as a reminder that some of the region's aging school buildings are in increasing need of upgrades. The MSBA's latest survey, which assessed the condition of nearly all public school buildings in the state in the fall of 2016, found

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-19 01:15:00

DAR Sweeps Brindlee - The Advertiser-Gleam: Sports

The DAR varsity basketball teams swept the Brindlee Mountain Lions last Tuesday at Brindlee Mountain. The varsity girls won 58-19, and the varsity boys won 74-60. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Tha

ADVERTISERGLEAM.COM - 2017-11-18 06:09:47

Sand Mountain police departments getting calls about church security

Recent church shootings are prompting calls by churches to local police departments for advice or training. One Guntersville church began thinking about that nearly a decade ago. Area churches are now questioning if they're safe, and those questions are going to local police departments. "Got a lot


In Whitman, Alabama, the love of food and people reigns supreme

Searching for some comfort food in Alabama has put me in the path of some neat people. We met Cathy, Samantha and Brandon, (who read Verse 16 for us), at a Vietnamese restaurant down in southern Alabama. This time around, on yet another food hunt, we met Han Vu and Dang Nguyen at a restaurant up in

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 14:53:28

Man killed on Mathis Mill Road

A man was killed in an altercation at a mobile home park on Mathis Mill Road. According to Albertville Assistant Police Chief J.T. Cartee, the shooting happened around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday night. Cartee said the investigation is still ongoing, but Jason Myers, 43, of Albertville, was dead at the scen


Fatal shooting under investigation at Albertville mobile home park

One person died in a shooting in Albertville, and police say the gunman may not face any charges. Neighbors say the man had just left the park office when the confrontation occurred. Albertville police responded to Pleasant View Estates off Mathis Mill Road on a shooting call that was made by the sh


Albertville church hosting active shooter training Sunday

Churches in Marshall County will be getting some active shooter training this weekend. So far, select members of 14 churches will be going to Lifepoint Church in Albertville to get training from Brian Webb from IHS Training. The event will be held Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers say it's som

WAFF - 2017-11-17 23:22:43

Rumors jumps biggest hurdle with approval of site plan

CULLMAN - It was high noon for Rumors Deli on Thursday, literally. At noon, the Cullman City Planning Commission met at city hall with a single item on its agenda: considering a revised site plan and conditional use request for the new location of Rumors Deli at 601 Fourth St. SW. Less than two week


Boaz rallies for ACE | City officially enters first phase of program

On Tuesday, the City of Boaz officially entered into the first phase of the Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) program by holding a community rally at Snead State Community College. ACE is a program that takes a three-phase economic approach to assess and create a plan to revitalize and grow co

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-17 22:12:00

Asteroid named after Auburn University professor

An Auburn University professor now has an asteroid named after him. Masatoshi Hirabayashi, an Aerospace Engineering professor, was honored with the asteroid naming at a conference in Uruguay earlier this year. The assistant professor's asteroid was discovered at an observatory in Australia back in 1

WSFA - 2017-11-17 12:19:36

Heacox: Gogue Center will have estimated $6M impact first year

When the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center opens in August 2019, it will provide a space for touring Broadway productions to make a stop on campus, as well as for musicians, comedians and dance companies. "This isn't just a concert hall. This isn't just a theater," said Chris Heacox, inaug

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-18 13:00:00

Auburn United Methodist Church brightens the holidays for hundreds of Lee County residents

AUBURN, Ala.- When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of family gathered around the table passing around the turkey and cranberry sauce. For some, the closest they get to a Thanksgiving meal is dreaming about it or hearing others talk about it. The Auburn United Methodist Church made sure that those

WRBL.COM - 2017-11-18 05:25:18

Some Alabama pastors stand behind Roy Moore, cite "war on men"

Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Senate candidate Roy Moore, many pastors in Alabama and other states in the Southeast are sticking by the twice-removed Chief Justice. "This attack on Judge Moore is an attempt by the Democrats to sway voters in Alabama," said Pastor David Floyd of M

AL.COM - 2017-11-18 13:06:24