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Westford resident embarks on local book tour

Westford resident and Newton native Marcella Pixley will embark on a local book tour beginning in late November to promote her new young-adult novel "Ready To Fall." Pixley's is an eighth-grade teacher of Language Arts at the Carlisle Public Schools. This will be her third young-adult novel, follow

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 19:17:00

5 Things to do this week in Westford

1. Holiday Boutique: The week-long fundraising event to benefit the Cameron Senior Center, opens 9 a.m. Nov. 27 at 20 Pleasant St. Sponsored by Friends of the Cameron, volunteers have been preparing for months for this event, which runs daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Saturday, Dec. 2. Shoppers

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 17:58:34

Former Westford Director of Land Use Management accepts new position with state

Chris Kluchman recently accepted a new position with the state as Housing Choice Program Director. Former Westford Director of Land Use Management Chris Kluchman recently accepted a position with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development as its Housing Choice Program Director


Westford Market Basket, Whole Foods Hours Thanksgiving

WESTFORD, MA - Make sure to get all your Thanksgiving grocery shopping done by Wednesday night in Westford, as the town's Market Basket and Whole Foods stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day. The Market Basket will open Thanksgiving Eve until 9 p.m., while Whole Foods is open until 10 p.m. Westford


Past grand marshals of the City of Lights Parade

Lowell Spinners owner Dave Heller follows in the long tradition of grand marshals at the City of Lights parade. 2016: Deb Belanger, Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitor Bureaus 2015: Mill City Grows 2014: CMAA and the Cambodian Community of Lowell 2013: Merrimack Valley-area survivors

LOWELL SUN - 2017-11-23 11:35:35

Ring in the holidays with Santa parade

Retired Dep. Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the grand marshal of this year's Santa Parade. One of their own gets the top honor at Sunday's annual Santa Parade hosted by the Andover firefighters. Lifelong resident and recently retired Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the Grand Marshall of the 2017 San

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-11-23 09:00:00

Mulkerin motivated to go out a winner

BILLERICA -- Long before he wore a Billerica High football uniform, Morgan Mulkerin spent the fourth Thursday in November sitting in the stands rooting on his beloved Indians against Chelmsford. In a rivalry that dates back to 1927, according to The Sun archives, and is chock-full of thrills and Tu

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-23 12:00:15

'Shop for Your Kids'

DEVENS -- Loaves & Fishes' annual "Shop for Your Kids Day" will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Bob Eisengrein Community Center, 100 Sherman Ave., for registered Loaves & Fishes clients. Last year, 352 of their clients' children received toys, games, puzzles, books, jewelry and gift cards, all

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 11:32:27

Shoplifters At Stop And Shop, Target: Framingham Police Log

FRAMINGHAM, MA-The following are excerpts from the Framingham police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Saturday, Nov. 18 12:34 a.m.: Loud music reported, 1630 Worcester Road 12:39 a.m.: Loud music, 40 Rose Kennedy Lane 12:53 a.m.: Miguel Pineda, 36, homeless, Framingham, was arrested

PATCH - 2017-11-23 16:31:11

Framingham Teen Living In Shelter Finds Support On Football Team

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) - Whenever 17-year-old Knyzhaun Peete straps on his helmet he's reminded of the adversity he's already overcome and what he still faces today. The Dorchester native lives by a simple motto. "Never give up no matter, like how many people you lose, how many things you did wrong, just

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-22 11:16:34

Framingham's TITLE Boxing Club wins small business award

FRAMINGHAM - In business, as in boxing, timing is everything. North Shore native Jason Voci says that maxim explains the rapid growth of TITLE Boxing Club on Old Connecticut Path. Since opening its doors nearly three years ago, the gym has enlisted hundreds of members - old and young, male and femal

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 02:34:52

Framingham PD Holding Black Friday Tweet-A-Thon

FRAMINGHAM, MA-Beginning at midnight on Thursday, Nov. 23, through midnight on Friday, Nov. 24, the Framingham Police Department is Tweeting safety tips, as well as all calls for service during a 24 hour period. Follow us @FraminghamPD on Twitter and keep track of all the action on one of the busies

PATCH - 2017-11-23 00:44:04

Framingham steps up handicapped parking enforcement

FRAMINGHAM - Police are cracking down on drivers who park illegally in handicapped spaces during the holiday season. The town's Disability Commission recently provided funding to the police department to increase parking enforcement between Black Friday and Christmas. The initiative, paid for with h

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 17:17:38

Virgin Pulse moving headquarters out of Framingham

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Health-technology company Virgin Pulse, a part of British billionaire Richard Branson's business empire, is moving its global headquarters from Framingham to Providence, Rhode Island. The company announced Monday that it is establishing its headquarters in The Providence Journal b

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-21 23:22:46

Framingham: Board threatens fines for dormant site on Edmands Road

FRAMINGHAM - Facing pressure from the town, the principals responsible for a barren property in Nobscot have agreed to clean up the site while they negotiate over its future. The owners of 82 Edmands Road and representatives of RCS Learning Center, the organization that hopes to build a new school t


Woman charged with stealing clothes, diapers in Framingham

FRAMINGHAM - A Dorchester woman is scheduled to be arraigned in Framingham District Court on Tuesday after authorities said she tried to steal around $1,100 in merchandise from a Rte. 30 store. Police arrested Jamia Singleton, 20, on Friday at 1:50 p.m. at Target on Cochituate Road. Store security w


Family, friends remember Hopkinton crash victim

MILFORD - Whether he was playing video games, trying to improve his skateboarding skills or helping a friend any way he could, Matthew McDonald always brought one thing: a smile. "In the morning, everybody could have bad mornings...but one thing about Matt, he was always positive in the morning and

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 21:23:07

Woman shot during hunting-related incident in Hopkinton

Police are investigating a shooting that left one person seriously injured in Hopkinton. Fish and Game officials were called to Elm Brook Park around 5 p.m. for a reported shooting. Officials said a woman was shot during a hunting-related incident. Hopkinton police and firefighters, along with New H

WCVB - 2017-11-21 23:20:00

Hopkinton: Cornell's Pub warned for overcrowding

HOPKINTON - The town's zoning officer issued a warning to Cornell's Irish Pub after the fire department had to clear the building because of overcrowding on a busy Friday night earlier this month. Zoning Officer Chuck Kadlik warned that future violations could mean a $10,000 fine. The occupancy lim


Hopkinton: Tractor trailer driver charged with drunken driving

HOPKINTON - Police say a tractor trailer driver who was charged with drunken driving Monday had a blood alcohol level nearly five and half times the legal limit. Carlton P. Ous, 59, was arrested after the wheels of his flatbed became stuck in a ditch at the intersection of Old Farm Road and West Elm