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Uxbridge School Committee votes to close McCloskey Middle School

UXBRIDGE - The School Committee voted Tuesday to close McCloskey Middle School starting in the 2018-2019 school year, a move that is expected to save taxpayers approximately $450,000 in saved utilities, maintenance, salaries, technology and other overhead costs. The roll-call vote was 5 in favor, wi


89-Year-Old Pilot from Massachusetts Dies in Plane Crash

Police received initial reports of the plane crash late Wednesday afternoon One person is dead after a plane that left from Massachusetts crashed in Pittsford, Vermont. The plane was located on the east side of Route 7 having sustained heavy damage. There were no passengers on board the aircraft bu

NECN - 2017-11-23 20:17:34

Worcester sneaker seller robbed at gunpoint

WORCESTER - Police are looking for a man who posed as buyer looking to purchase Jordan sneakers and robbed the seller at gunpoint Sunday evening. The 20-year-old victim connected with who he thought was a buyer for his sneakers on the internet sales app called "Offer Up," police said. The two agreed

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 23:19:06

23 layoffs at Harrington HealthCare System

SOUTHBRIDGE - Harrington HealthCare System laid off 23 employees last week, in the wake of running an $8.2 million operating loss during fiscal 2017, president-CEO Edward H. Moore said Wednesday. Fiscal 2017 ended for hospitals Sept. 30. In addition to the impacted positions, which were 1.5 percent

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 00:32:14

My Turn: Carole Marshall: Success of charters is a mirage

The news that a Rhode Island charter high school has been denying admission to applicants who have failed eighth grade English or math ("Woonsocket Beacon Charter School broke admission-lottery rule," news, Nov. 6) should cause us all to question what we read in this newspaper's Commentary pages abo

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-23 20:00:00

MetroWest, Milford weather: Cold start to Friday

If you are one of those Black Friday shoppers this morning, bundle up! Temperatures are in the low to mid-20s so it's pretty frosty out there. Sunny skies and light winds will allow us to warm up to the upper-40s later today. We won't be as cold tonight with lows in the mid-30s. Saturday and Sunday

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-24 12:56:22

Milford 42, Kipp Academy 20: Scarlet Hawks soar past young Panthers

After two years each of Turkey Day football against Randolph and Holy Name over the last four seasons, on Thursday the Scarlet Hawks started a new Thanksgiving tradition against Kipp Academy of Lynn. This year was the Panthers' first season as a varsity program, and it showed. MILFORD - The Milford

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 21:09:53

5 Christmas-themed things to do in Milford area

MILFORD - The holiday season is now upon us. Here's what festivities are in store for the coming week: MEDWAY - Saturday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m. The 25th annual Medway Christmas Parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. from Medway Middle School and will head down Holliston Street to Main Street before ending at Ch

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 22:57:10

Man charged in police pursuit crash that killed 3-year-old

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A teenage driver who authorities say crashed his car at an intersection while fleeing police, killing a 3-year-old and injuring four other people faces charges. Eighteen-year-old Zekhi Lee was charged Wednesday with first-degree manslaughter and evading responsibility in conn

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-22 23:59:59

Contributed Help for regional hospice from Lions Club, businesses

The Kent Memorial Library and the Kent Library Association (KLA) want to thank all of the public who responded to our Library Survey this spring. Over the past 20 years or so, libraries have changed dramatically, from being repositories of... Read Post New Milford On Oct. 13, 14, 20 and 21, Harrybr


Salvation Army welcomes food donations; Santa welcomes pets for a picture at the Warner Theatre Dec. 2; Colebrook Historical Society to hold open house; Medicare fraud, scam program offered at Kent library; Litchfield announces new holiday ornament

COLEBROOK - The Colebrook Historical Society will hold its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 3, 3-5 p.m. There will be lots of refreshments on hand, plus a good deal of holiday cheer. Colebrook's children will perform music of the season, and everyone can join in an old fashioned carol sing.

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-24 11:11:16

Henry A. 'Bob' Snell

PLAINFIELD, N.J. - Henry A. "Bob" Snell, 81, departed this life Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 in JFK Medical Center, Edison, N.J. Born in Brundidge, ALA., he lived in Waterbury, Conn., before moving to Plainfield over 40 years ago. It was in Waterbury that he found himself in the music business. Bob, as he wa

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2017-11-24 03:41:00

Plymouth gets $750K grand to clean up brownfield site

PLYMOUTH - The town has received a $750,000 state grant to clean up the site of a former gas station and auto repair facility on Main Street, to prepare it for redevelopment. The money is part of a $13.6 million round of state grants announced recently by Gov. Dannel Malloy, which will go to 14 mun

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-11-24 04:06:00

Deer hunting limited in Western US states after tough winter

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The brutally cold and snowy winter last year in the Rocky Mountains was deadly for deer and other wild game prized by hunters. In this year's deer hunting season in Wyoming, officials limited permits for out-of-state hunters to help deer populations rebound. They also reduced t

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-24 15:14:22

Barn, trailer burn in Thanksgiving fires

Subscribed, but don't have a login? It was a long Thanksgiving for local firefighters, who battled trailer and barn fires in Dutchess County on Thursday. No injuries were reported in either fire. The Millbrook Fire Department was dispatched around 7 a.m. for an automatic fire alarm at a Butts Hollow

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 16:16:25

Waterbury Police investigate homicide after double fatal crash

Police say a Volvo sedan hit a utility pole in Waterbury on Tuesday, knocking out power, before crashing into the home. No one inside the home was injured. Related: Officials identify two dead in Waterbury crash The vehicle's occupants, identified as 22-year-old Clarence Lewis and 20-year-old Antoni

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-24 17:56:47

Fredericksburg's 175th anniversary logo selected

Fredericksburg has a logo to celebrate 175 years - the dodransbicentennial celebration. Lara Bobo of Fredericksburg was announced as the creator of the winning logo in the 175th logo contest and presented with an Anniversary Key to the City in front of the Vereins Kirche Museum on Monday by 175th An


Night parade, AfterGlow to 'light up' city Dec. 1

Holiday cheer will parade down Main Street followed by a chance to get holiday shopping done, when the Light the Night Christmas Parade and AfterGlow come to town. The AfterGlow on Marktplatz will run from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1. The Light the Night Christmas Parade, presented by H-E-B, beg


OLH students celebrate Thanksgiving by shopping for families in need

Students from Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School found themselves at H-E-B on Monday morning, filling up their shopping baskets in order to purchase entire Thanksgiving meals for citizens in need. The annual program has been held since the school's inception in 2002, making this the

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Girls' hoops struggle against Tivy, down Mason

The Fredericksburg High School girls' varsity basketball team spilt a pair of games during the week, taking the win against Mason on Saturday, Nov. 18 and losing against Kerrville Tivy on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The Billies faced Burnet High School in an afternoon match-up on Monday, Nov. 20. Before the