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Townsend's Fales named Nashoba student of month
WESTFORD -- Amanda Fales of Townsend has been selected as a November Student of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. Amanda, daughter of Steve and Eilish Fales, is a senior in the Health Assisting program. Amanda consistently earns high honors and has been elected president of the Nati
Local driver, 23, dies of injuries from Hollis crash
HOLLIS -- A 23-year-old Hollis man died of injuries suffered injuries early Friday when his car went off Proctor Hill Road, down a hill and hit a tree, police said. Matthew Wing was taken to St. Joseph's Medical Center in Nashua, where he was pronounced dead following the 2:05 a.m. crash near 206 Pr
Townsend Conservation Land Trust Receives Another Month in Hannaford Fundraising Program
Townsend, MA – Townsend Conservation Land Trust, a non-profit committed to the preservation and stewardship of open space in Townsend, has been selected again as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program.
Mass. man arrested, charged with passing forged check at Nashua bank
NASHUA — A Leominster, Mass. man faces two felony charges after Nashua police said he cashed a forged check at a Nashua bank last May. Nashua police officers arrested Alex Archambault, 34, on Thursday on one count of forgery and one on theft by deception.
Man falls through ice, suffers hypothermia in Hollis, NH
HOLLIS, N.H. (WHDH) - Fire crews rescued a man after he fell through the ice and into the water at a pond in Hollis, New Hampshire on Saturday. Fire officials say they received a call about 2:30 p.m. from someone on shore reporting they heard yelling.
Lunenburg again answers the Christmas call of its Angel Tree
LUNENBURG -- Another successful campaign to provide toys and clothing to local children in need is in the (Santa) bag. The town took part in the Christmas Angel Tree program, part of a nationwide effort sponsored by the Salvation Army, for the second time this year. The event wrapped up on Friday af
In footsteps of grocer father, longtime Paul’s Choice owner carved his own path
SPOFFORD — Paul Stewart takes his place, his favorite spot, on a comfortable and what looks like a well-worn and much-loved sofa. One of his two dogs nestles beside him. Outside, it’s cold and getting colder, the wind is kicking up, the leafless trees are bending. But inside, it’s toasty warm.
2 Massachusetts people arrested on drug trafficking charges
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested two Massachusetts people for Aggravated Trafficking in Heroin/Fentanyl on Thursday. MDEA Commander Scott J. Pelletier said agents from the Cumberland District Task Force arranged the delivery of fentanyl and heroin from Luis Ortiz of Lowell Massachusetts. O
Wilton woman dies in three-vehicle Milford crash
MILFORD -- Speed may have caused a three-vehicle crash that killed a Wilton woman and injured three others Wednesday night in Milford, according to authorities. Cheryl Ferrell, 57, died at the scene of the accident around 7:15 p.m. on Route 101 between the Osgood Road and Perry Road overpasses.
On patrol for neighborhood rats
SHIRLEY -- A group of town officials, a sanitation agent from the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health and an exterminator inspected a housing development Friday morning where residents have reported rat sightings and tell-tale signs of infestations.
Fitchburg man held in alleged assault on Lunenburg officer
FITCHBURG -- A city man who injured a Lunenburg police sergeant after allegedly shoplifting at a Walmart last week was ordered held without bail Wednesday after a dangerousness hearing, according to court documents.
Just the women for the job
LEOMINSTER -- Taina Toledo stood over a pipe cutter and lopped off a few inches of metal pipe in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning workshop at the Center for Technical Education Innovation on Thursday.
Fatal Milford Crash On Route 101
MILFORD, NH — A woman was killed in a Milford crash on Route 101 Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Cheryl Ferrell, 57, of Wilton, according to WMUR. The crash involved two other vehicles and three occupants in those vehicles were injured, according to the news station.
2 Arrested In Nashua Granite Shield Drug Sweep
NASHUA, NH — Two individuals were arrested in the latest Nashua police Granite Shield drug sweep Wednesday. Granite Shield is a state-funded police program targeting opioid distribution. Wednesday's sweep was the second this month.
Arrival: Ana Shares Her Immigration Story
----------- Can you start by introducing yourself, and telling us where you migrated from?. "My name is Ana Otero Marcos and I [moved] here to the U.S. in 1999 and I am originally from Spain."
Newest member of the neighborhood watch
Freelance photographer and Leominster firefighter Scott LaPrade was looking for wildlife photos on Tuesday when he took a drive down Lindell Avenue and spotted this coyote in the Doyle Conservation Area. LaPrade said he snuck up on the animal, which is typically only seen at night, and started snapp
Missing Nashua Girl Found Safe
NASHUA, NH — A Nashua girl who went missing for three weeks was found safe, police announced Wednesday. Klaryssa Macomber, 17, was located Tuesday, according to Nashua Police Lt. Robert Page. The case was treated as a runaway.
Mass. man acquitted of assaulting Nashua ex-girlfriend
NASHUA -- A Hillsborough County Superior Court jury after a three-day trial found a Dracut, Mass., man to be innocent of the first-degree assault in August 2017 of his then-girlfriend in Nashua who suffered severe injuries.
Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by vehicle in Fitchburg
FITCHBURG, Mass. - A pedestrian was seriously injured in Wednesday evening after being hit by a vehicle, the Fitchburg Fire Department says. According to officials, a call came in at around 5:30 p.m. for a person struck in the area of 439 John Fitch Highway.
Behavioral Concepts adds Springfield office
Worcester-based Behavioral Concepts, which provides care to patients with autism, is adding a Springfield office next month. BCI, which also has an office in Fitchburg, is expanding to Western Massachusetts with early-intervention services for children up to age 3 and applied behavior analysis servi