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New York Post reveals Aaron Hernandez's suicide notes

Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Lancaster, Mass., penned letters to his lawyer, Jose Baez, 48, his fiancée Shayanna Jenkins, 29, and his now 5-year-old daughter Avielle Jenkins-Hernandez before taking his own life on April 19, 2017.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 18:16:04

Elderly NH Woman In Wheelchair Fights Off Bear, Loses Eye

GROTON, NH — An elderly New Hampshire woman in a wheelchair who fought off a bear that broke into her home has no hard feelings toward the animal. Apryl Rogers, 71, was sleeping alone in her Groton residence in the White Mountains last month when she heard a rustling in the kitchen. Rogers pulled he

PATCH - 2018-08-19 15:16:05

New Test Helps Identify People at Risk for Five Deadly Diseases

A research team at the Broad Institute ofMITand Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Harvard Medical School (HMS) reports a new kind of genome analysis that could identify large fractions of the population who have a much higher risk of developing serious common diseases, including cor

SCITECHDAILY.COM - 2018-08-19 06:37:18

March Against Opioids, West Nile: The Week In Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH, MA—Hundreds of families and loved ones of those who lost people to opioid overdoses, as well as those in recovery, are expected to attend a march and vigil outside of the Purdue Pharma...Read more

PATCH - 2018-08-19 18:12:56

Leominster Historical Society is home to mysterious treasures

"I can't say for sure, but I seem to remember hearing we had one," said local historian and City Councilor Mark Bodanza.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-19 11:01:51

Drug-trafficking conviction results in forfeiture of cash | New Hampshire

In March, Timothy Raxter, 53, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking and gun possession as a convicted felon.

UNION LEADER - 2018-08-18 18:40:00

Avenatti visits New Hampshire as he considers 2020 bid

Michael Avenatti, right, an attorney and entrepreneur, arrives to speak at the Hillsborough County Democrats' Summer Picnic fundraiser in Greenfield, N.H. Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress, is exploring a

MSN.COM - 2018-08-19 21:08:17

Lowell man arrested in June stabbing

Melvin Mass-Rosario, 30, of 10 Varney St., is accused of stabbing a 52-year-old man several times in the back during a fight at 348 Walker St. on June 27, according to Lowell police Capt. Paul Laferriere.

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-08-19 02:18:08

Man accused in sexual assaults of child at campground

Dale Earl Cole, 65, of Ayer, Massachusetts, faces three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault.


The Latest: Avenatti in New Hampshire as he weighs 2020 bid

Michael Avenatti, who represents adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her case against Trump, tells Hillsborough County Democrats that he is considering matching Trump's confrontational style with his own pugilistic brand in a 2020 presidential run.

AP - 2018-08-19 22:21:57

Fitchburg man accused of dragging trooper

A 27-year-old Fitchburg man has been arrested by local and state police after he allegedly dragged a state trooper with his vehicle following a traffic stop in Webster yesterday afternoon.State police spokesman David Procopio said troopers and Fitchburg police recovered a green SUV hours after the i


ARREST LOG: Wilmington Police Make 2 Arrests & Issue 2 Summons

WILMINGTON, MA — According to Wilmington Police Logs, Wilmington Police issued the following arrests and summonses betweenAugust 9, 2018 and August 15, 2018:

WILMINGTONAPPLE.COM - 2018-08-19 03:48:49

Active Life open for business in Fitchburg

Active Life, a new daytime well option for adults in North Central Massachusetts, held an open house and ribbon cutting on Thursday at its 783 Water St., Fitchburg location. Participating in the the ribbon cutting are, from left: Leominster state Rep. Natalie Higgins, Fitchburg state Rep. Stephan Ha


Alleged driver of SUV that dragged trooper is caught in Fitchburg

The driver, believed to be a 27-year-old Fitchburg resident, was located on South Street at about 6 p.m. Friday evening and has yet to be identified.


Mark D. Fernald, NH Senate, District 9

Organizations to which you belong/have belonged:I have served on the boards of the Colonial Theatre in Keene, Granite State Priorities, Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, Monadnock Community Early Learning Center, Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs, and Kiwanis Club of Peterborough. I am a member of Union

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-19 10:00:00

Ashburnham board to draft recreational pot bylaw

Commercial growing, manufacturing, testing and retail received at least 70 percent support from respondents.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-18 10:32:29

Many locks failed in Lowell schools

No Published CaptionSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.LOWELL -- A study that found a "remarkable" number of work orders for broken doors in Lowell Public Schools has some School Committee members concerned about district safety."When we talk about school safety one of the si

LOWELL SUN - 2018-08-18 10:34:52

Ayer man accused of sexually assaulting child at NH campground

Dale Earl Cole, 65, of Ayer, Massachusetts, is facing three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault of a victim under 13 years of age.


NH I-93 Shut Down In Windham After Serious Crash

WINDHAM, NH — A serious crash in Windham on Interstate 93 Friday afternoon forced crews to shut down part of the highway. The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. on the northbound side of the highway. Multiple vehicles were involved.


Sex offender arrested for sexual assault in a child under age 13

Dale Earl Cole, 56, was arrested last week by Ayer police and extradited to Hancock, New Hampshire, on Tuesday. No plea was entered during his first court appearance and bail was set at $10,000.