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WWII vets share stories at fireside chat in Rindge

Air Force Col. Vincent "Bill" Purple of Petersham, Mass., talked about being a B-17 pilot in World War II during a fireside chat with three other World War II veterans at Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge Sunday afternoon. (Meghan Pierce/Union Leader Correspondent)RINDGE - Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Hal

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-21 07:20:00

Court dismisses case against Jaffrey brought by former library employee

JAFFREY - Local officials are cautiously optimistic a legal tussle may be nearing its end after a Cheshire County Superior Court judge dismissed a case against the town that had been brought by a former longtime library employee. On Sept. 12, Judge David W. Ruoff granted the town and library's reque

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:00:00

Now, that's a cat of a different color

DEAR READERS: Last week, Trixie asked, "Why are cats different colors?" Cat coats, as it turns out, are the result of many different processes involving color, shading and patterning. So "new" breeds can emerge relatively frequently, though it may take years for them to be officially recognized by s

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 12:31:56

Fall Arts Preview: Literature Listings (Book Signings, Lectures & More)

THE DIRTY GERUND POETRY SHOW Monday nights, 9 p.m. Ralph's Diner, 148 Grove St., Worcester Hosted by Alex Charalambides and Nick Davis, this event offers an open mic, special guest performers and poetry challenges. FRANK O'HARA PRIZE POETRY WINNERS READING Sunday, Sept. 24, 3-5 p.m. First Unit

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:01:44

Fall Arts Preview: Arts Listings

FESTIVAL OF NEW ENGLAND MAKERS Saturday, Sept. 23 Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge Osv.org A celebration of artisans at Old Sturbridge Village, with work not usually displayed at the historical museum. PEOPLE WATCHING: THEN AND NOW Sunday, Sept. 24 through Sund

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:01:39

The Education Beat: A great opportunity for kindergartners

Through the efforts of state Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Worcester children entering kindergarten have the opportunity to enroll in an exceptional college savings program called $eedMA. This program, in its second year of a pilot three-year program, will assist families in Worcester Public Schools to b

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:00:07

L'Italien to seek Tsongas' congressional seat

Andover Democrat Barbara L'Italien is officially testing the waters for a bid for outgoing Rep. Niki Tsongas' congressional seat. L'Italien, a two-term state Senator from Andover, announced Wednesday that she is creating an exploratory committee for what would be her first bid for Congress. "Our cou

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-09-21 08:00:00

FSU Upward Bound program gets renewed grant

FITCHBURG - Fitchburg State University's Upward Bound program, providing college preparation services for 87 students from Fitchburg and Leominster high schools, will continue thanks to a five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The university was recently notified that it had received

LEOMINSTERCHAMP.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Bergeron to bring 'Mad, Mad World' to local church

Adam Bergeron On Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. the Leominster Unitarian Universalist Church, located in downtown Leominster, will present "The Mad, Mad World of Adam Bergeron." "I always enjoy playing at the UU Church," said Bergeron, an Orange native now residing in Leominster. "It's a beautiful hal

LEOMINSTERCHAMP.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Fitchburg flower shop is robbed at knifepoint

FITCHBURG -- Police searched the area around Petals Flowers & Gifts on Summer Street for a robbery suspect after the store was robbed at knifepoint at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday. A department spokesman said the suspect was described as a Hispanic man, wearing a black sweatshirt and green sweatpants.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 10:36:55

Fitchburg woman charged in assault: 'My husband cheated on me'

FITCHBURG -- A city woman accused of smashing her husband's knee with a baseball bat on Monday told police she had done so because he had cheated on her and stolen her money, according to court documents. Francis Salgado-Torres, 30, of Goddard Street, was charged with assault and battery with a dan

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 10:30:57

Hiking: Mount Major - an N.H. jewel with a view

ALTON - Other than Mount Monadnock, in the southwestern corner of the state, Mount Major (1,786 feet) in Alton is one of the most heavily hiked mountains in New Hampshire. It also offers some of the finest views. On a clear day, the panorama of Lake Winnipesaukee, from the summit of Mount Major, is

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 00:02:11

Temple Beth Shalom announces High Holiday service

MILFORD - Temple Beth Shalom, 55 Pine St., will host a High Holiday service with Rabbi Sol Goodman for Yom Kippur at 7 p.m. Sept. 29. For information: 617-899-3129; LMmann@comcast.net. MILFORD - Temple Beth Shalom, 55 Pine St., will host a High Holiday service with Rabbi Sol Goodman for Yom Kippur

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:03:25

Lutheran church to hold Medieval/Renaissance fair for children

Lutherfest, a Medieval/Renaissance fair for children, will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of Advent Lutheran Church, Route 202 in Rindge. The day features free family activities, including era-appropriate arts and crafts, knight's helmet-making, fair maiden hat-making, quill-

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Hearing draws more debate over business expansion in Jaffrey

JAFFREY - Belletetes representatives and abutting landowners sparred over a plan to expand the headquarters of the building-supply retailer at a zoning board of adjustment hearing Tuesday night. The debate revolves around three variances, granted by the zoning board in July but appealed by two abutt

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Police identify suspect who allegedly stole drinks, fled in Jaffrey

JAFFREY - The Jaffrey Police Department has identified a man they say stole a couple of bottles of alcohol from a New Ipswich store, then fled the scene in a vehicle. Two Jaffrey police officers and two troopers from the N.H. State Police responded to a call on Monday, Sept. 11, at about 6:20 p.m. i

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Jaffrey Library employee's ageism suit dismissed

KEENE - A Cheshire County Superior Court judge has sided with the town and its library trustees by dismissing a wrongful termination suit against the library alleging that a former library employee was fired due to age discrimination. Former Jaffrey Public Library assistant Marilyn Simons filed suit

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-20 09:06:00

Rauer remembered for willingness to help

FITCHBURG -- For more than a decade Chris Rauer was as common of a sight at 50/50 Diner on River Street as the eggs and homefries he cooked every Sunday for customers. But this week Rauer, 27, wasn't there to help Michael Cataldo, diner co-owner and longtime kitchen co-worker, serve the morning cro

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 10:37:29

MAYNARD SELECTMEN: Maynard student awarded for bravery; schools consider override

Silas Marciani was recognized for his help in alerting his neighbors to a fire in his Sudbury Street apartment building on June 14. Silas, a student at Green Meadow School, had recently completed the Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) at his school. At the Sept. 19 Selectmen meeting, State F

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 20:23:59

Newport Manners & Etiquette: How To Ask For A Raise & Money Owed & Therapy Ethics

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Didi Lorillard, GoLocalWorcester Manners + Etiquette Expert The etiquette of seeing two therapists, how to politely ask for money owed and asking for a raise, and helping a shy friend with social skills were all questions to Didi Lorillard this week at NewportManners.

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-19 23:59:59