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Digital Equipment born 60 years ago in Maynard

Digital Equipment Corp. may have come and gone, but its impact on the computer industry is undeniable. The company, widely known as DEC, led the way through the early era of the minicomputer. That strange idea took shape in Digital's first product - a computer that cost $125,000 and had 4K of memory

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-18 13:47:31

Maynard police log: Nov. 6-12

The following are excerpts from the Maynard police log from Monday, Nov. 6, to Sunday, Nov. 12. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Monday, Nov. 6 6:09 p.m.: A caller on Great Road complained he had been sitting

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Maynard selectmen announce agenda for Nov. 21 board meeting

The Maynard Board of Selectmen will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Michael J. Gianotis Meeting Room (No. 201), at Maynard Town Hall, 195 Main St. Following is the agenda, which is subject to change. Note that all all public meetings may be recorded, broadcast and or videotaped. 1. Meeting

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-17 20:51:01

Maynard's Kevin Nessman portrays Serge in Acme Theater's production of 'Art'

The acting bug bit Kevin Nessman early on, first in high school, later in college, and more recently at Acme Theater in Maynard. After he and his wife settled in Maynard, she encouraged him to audition for Acme's production of "Don't Dress for Dinner" in 2003. "I was recruited early into Acme Theate

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-17 19:54:27

Maynard company buys Peoples' Theatre office building

Summer Street Properties LLC, a Maynard-based company, has purchased The Peoples' Theatre Office Building at 14 Nason St. in Maynard. The property is a 12,378 square foot historically significant mult-tenant office property in downtown Maynard. O'Brien Commercial Properties of Concord represented th


110 Grill executive is MetroWest Chamber of Commerce's Business Leader of the Year

When Ryan Dion got a part-time waiter job in college, he was just looking to make few bucks. But, along with the money he found his calling. Less than two decades later, the chief operating officer is helping lead a rapidly growing chain of 10 110 Grill restaurants. His company plans to open two mor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-18 18:12:34

Gifford announces run for congressional seat

Rufus Gifford recently announced his campaign for the Mass. Third Congressional District, to replace U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, who said she was not running for re-election in 2018. For the past four years, Gifford has served the United States overseas as Barack Obama's ambassador to Denmark. His tenur

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

Giving Thanks for Nature and Our Senses at Drumlin Farm

The Umbrella Arts and Environment Program presents a family Thanksgiving event on Friday, November 24 at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Spend your Black Friday away from the malls and outside in nature! Take a walk through the Drumlin Farms as local artists give trailside

PATCH - 2017-11-18 17:58:00

Warrant issued for suspect in connection with fatal shooting of New Kensington police officer

Police have released a warrant for the arrest of the person wanted in connection with the Friday night fatal shooting of a New Kensington police officer. Police are searching for Rahmael Sal Holt, 29, who officials said has been identified as the person who shot and killed Officer Brian Shaw. Anyon

MSN.COM - 2017-11-19 06:44:04

2 Facing Charges In Penn Hills Homicide

PENN HILLS (KDKA) - Two men are facing charges after a man was fatally shot in Penn Hills late Saturday morning. Officers and paramedics were sent to a home in the 300 block of Bryant Drive just before 11:30 a.m. for a report of a shooting. When responders arrived on the scene, they found a 28-year-

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-18 15:22:04

Police officer who was shot and killed identified as Brian Shaw

(UPDATE: 5:36 AM) Police are planning a news conference later this morning to provide an update on the search for the person who shot and killed Officer Brian Shaw. That news conference is tentatively set for 11 a.m. Channel 11 News plans to live stream that news conference here on wpxi.com. Canonsb

WPXI - 2017-11-18 10:41:49

Penn Hills shooting victim found collapsed in yard, critically injured

Penn Hills police Updated: 1:46 PM EST Nov 18, 2017 A gunshot victim was listed in critical condition after a shooting in a Penn Hills neighborhood late Saturday morning. Allegheny County police said the shots were reported shortly after 11:20 a.m. The unidentified male victim was found in the y

WTAE.COM - 2017-11-18 18:46:00

Veteran artifacts and letters on display at Flight 93

The Daughters of the American Revolution Forbes Road Chapter displayed artifacts from Somerset County veterans and United Flight 93 veterans at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Saturday. Regent Nancy Lehman said the daughters wanted to showcase the five members of Flight 93 who were in the militar

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

New SCASD schools are designed to protect against gun violence

When architect Jeff Straub was in the process of designing the new State College Area High School, the news of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary shocked the nation and changed the way school design was approached. The four SCASD projects he's designed since each have elements that reflec

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-19 00:40:00

McMurray Scouts earn Eagle rank

Chad James Spencer, son of Carol and Ellsworth Spencer of McMurray, achieved his Eagle Scout rank in late 2016. He has been a scout for seven years, earning 28 merit badges. Eleven of his badges were required for the Eagle Scout rank. His Eagle Scout project involved removing a broken 60-foot fence

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Ex-Gateway football standout JaQuan Brisker drawing Division I looks

Updated 39 minutes ago It was just after noon on Nov. 24 when 2017 Gateway graduate and football standout JaQuan Brisker was finishing his lunch on the campus of Lackawanna College when he noticed coach Mark Duda called. The missed phone call was big. Duda doesn't make phone calls to his players

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-19 05:06:00

You get what you pay for: A Keene lawmaker doesn't have the time for the full job

Last month, state Rep. Donovan Fenton asked off of the House Environment and Agriculture Committee, leaving him without a committee assignment. He says his full-time job with his family's array of car dealerships leaves him little time for committee work. "I still think a lot can be done without bei

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Keene tax rate up, driven largely by jump in portion going to local education

Keene's property-tax rate, the fifth highest in the state last year, continues to rise. This year's rate is $37.22 per $1,000 of assessed value, or $7,444 for a house valued at $200,000. That's up 2.3 percent from last year. The increase was largely driven by a jump in the portion of the tax going t

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-18 17:00:00

As lease expires, Keene Olympia to close down

The Olympia Sports store on Winchester Street in Keene is closing around the end of this year, according to Joanne Kenny, the company's corporate communications manager. The store's lease is expiring, and the company was "not able to negotiate a profitable lease going forward," Kenny said. Kenny sai

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Whitcombs Mill Road bridge reopens in Keene

About nine months after it was closed, the bridge on Whitcombs Mill Road is back open, connecting Arch Street with Route 9 in Keene. The bridge closed Feb. 3, after the west guardrail was sheared off, likely by a vehicle hitting it, City Engineer Donald R. Lussier had said. City officials debated wh