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Wilmington Church Hosting Chocolate Festival Fundraiser On February 10

WILMINGTON, MA - The Wilmington-Tewksbury United Methodist Woman's Club will hold a Chocolate Festival on Saturday, February 10 at 2pm at the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street). Come sample over 12 different chocolate treats, prepared by UMW members. The event will also include a

WILMINGTONAPPLE.COM - 2018-01-15 17:08:54

Wilmington walloped with nearly two feet of snow

WILMINGTON - Thursday's snowstorm brought almost two feet of snow in some areas of town, with snow falling from 7 a.m. on Thursday through into the night. Wilmington DPW, however, was ex-pecting the snow to start at 3 a.m., so they delayed their start plowing until about 10:30 a.m. Operations Manage


Smoky and Bubba Celebrate 12th Birthday Saturday

All invited to Stone Zoo to celebrate the bears' birthday ... and eat cake too. Everybody likes a birthday party and on Saturday at the Stone Zoo, Black bears Smoky and Bubba celebrate their 12th birthday with guests invited to join in on the festivities. The bear exhibit will be decorated for the

PATCH - 2018-01-15 20:23:51

Billerica Shawsheen Tech hosts rededicated of technology shop

Superintendent/Director Timothy Broadrick welcomed more than 30 guests into the machine technology shop at Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical High School on Dec. 19 for the rededication of the shop following a capital investment program with funds provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Atte

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 20:17:41

Billerica Access Television calling for nominations

Billerica Access Television Inc. will hold its annual Meeting of the Membership on March 15. At the meeting, the membership will cast its votes and fill one elected board of director position. Those interested to run for the three-year position are asked to take notice. As a board member, the electe

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 20:04:58

Billerica neighbor's word may be offensive, but lawsuit would be 'challenge'

BILLERICA -- There has got to be a law against this. That's the reaction from displeased parents who see the provocative word -- many would call it offensive and nasty -- while they drive down the busiest road in Billerica. A resident should not be allowed to write "Douchebag" on a barn in public

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-15 11:36:51

Plane Collides With De-Icing Truck At Logan International Airport

BOSTON, MA - An airplane carrying 166 passengers at Logan International Airport collided with a de-icing truck as the plane was heading to take off, officials said. Alaska Airlines Flight 33 had been on a taxiway preparing to depart for Portland International Airport in Oregon at the time of the col

PATCH - 2018-01-15 23:53:55

Plane Carrying 166 Passengers Hits Truck At Logan: Patch PM

Welcome back: Missed today's headlines? Don't worry we've got you covered. Here are some share-worthy stories from the Massachusetts Patch network to talk about tonight. The flight had 166 passengers aboard. But team owner Robert Kraft is replacing it. Michael Lennon, who was expecting a baby with h

PATCH - 2018-01-16 00:13:07

Burlington Biscuitville employees robbed at gunpoint

Burlington police are looking for the man who robbed two employees of the Biscuitville at 2054 N. Church St., Burlington, as they left work Sunday, Jan. 14. Police got the call at 3:53 p.m. Sunday that a man carrying a pistol robbed restaurant workers as they walked to their cars. He fired a shot in

TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-15 03:19:19

Man Fires Gun During Biscuitville Robbery in Burlington: Police

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Burlington Police are looking for the man who fired one shot during a robbery. It happened Sunday afternoon at the Biscuitville on North Church St. Witnesses told police the man demanded cash from two employees as they were walking to their cars after work. The suspect fired one

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-15 03:42:49

Late-night fire destroys S. Main St. building

A mixed-use building at 1016 S. Main St., Burlington, with an office on the ground floor and apartment in the basement, burned Saturday night, Jan. 13. No one was injured, but the building was a total loss. The Burlington Fire Department got the call at 10:20 p.m. Saturday and responded with eight u

TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-15 02:20:32

Alamance Burlington School System's snow days will become spring makeup day

Students in Alamance Burlington School System to make up snow days during Spring Updated: 2:09 PM EST Jan 14, 2018 Students that are in the Alamance Burlington School System will make up last week's snow days during the spring. The makeup day for missing Jan. 4 will be March 14. The missed day o

WXII 12 - 2018-01-14 19:09:00

Young Whitsett actress in today's premiere episode of 'Black Lightning'

GREENSBORO - Bedtime normally falls at about 9 p.m. for Fallyn Brown. Not tonight. The 9-year-old actress from Whitsett will stay up with her family to watch the premiere episode of the television series "Black Lightning." Fallyn appears in a scene on the CW series based on a DC Comics superhero wit

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 22:45:00

Report a Fugitive: Wanted by Probation and Parole

The following are wanted by the N.C. Probation/Parole Department. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact Steve Ginter at 336-570-6826, ext. 106, or a local police department. Citizens also might earn cash rewards by contacting Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at 336-229-7


Want a free tattoo? There's a catch.

What would you do for a free tattoo? Every week the Purple Peddler, a novelty shop in Burlington, hosts Free Tattoo Tuesday, an event where customers can get a free tattoo as long as it says "Purple Peddler" somewhere on or near it. It began around eight years ago, when owner Ed Robeson (who goes by

TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-14 13:47:26

South Korean students dish on diplomacy, Chick-fil-A

A group of 16 South Korean students from four high schools in Gwacheon City, South Korea, have been visiting Burlington for the last week as a part of the Sister Cities program. The group arrived Friday, Jan. 5, to meet their host families and begin learning about America before they leave Jan. 19 t


Bomb threat reported at Punta Gorda Airport

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Multiple agencies are investigating after a potential bomb threat was reported at the Punta Gorda Airport, Saturday. Officials say a conversation pertaining to a bomb threat was overheard. Charlotte County Deputies arrived on scene along with a K-9 unit from the Lee County Sherif


'All clear' given at Punta Gorda Airport after threat

A threat caused an increase in security Saturday at Punta Gorda Airport. Officials said that someone overheard a threat "we are taking very seriously." The nature of that threat wasn't disclosed, and officials said Sunday they determined the potential threat was found not to be credible. Charlotte C


21-year-old man arrested in connecton with North Port murder

NORTH PORT - An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a 19-year-old man in North Port last week. Dontae Lamar Stanley Jr., 21, has been arrested by the North Port Police Department and charged with murder, armed home invasion robbery, two counts of aggravated battery and three counts

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 21:54:11

Lee County sees alarming increase in opioid overdoses

FORT MYERS Health officials are calling attention to an alarming increase in opioid overdoses and deaths in southwest Florida. Lee County saw 955 overdose cases in 2017, eight times more than the 171 overdoses reported in 2013, according to medical provider Lee Health. The News-Press reported that

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2018-01-14 20:45:00