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Dog Found Abandoned, Dying With Corn Cob Lodged in Intestine

Twix, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, was found vomiting and dehydrated along Route 28 near Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.

NECN - 2018-08-15 20:26:01

Take a hike and watch hawks soar in Ashburnham

On a good day in mid-September, a keen-eyed observer may see up to 3,000 hawks from the various peaks of the range, such as South Pack Monadnock in New Hampshire and Mount Wachusett in Massachusetts.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-15 11:02:13

Largest employer in Jaffrey struggles to fill job vacancies

New Hampshire's low unemployment rate is proving to be a hurdle for one company looking to expand.AdvertisementRelated ContentLargest employer in Jaffrey struggles to fill vacant positions

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-14 23:52:00

Fitchburg man deemed dangerous after shooting Leominster bar patron in leg

Alexis Cabrera, 30, of 72 Clarendon St., was ordered held Monday after being charged with various firearms charges in connection to the Aug. 4 shooting outside the Columbia Tavern.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 15:45:37

Leominster residents fed up after heavy rain floods homes

"We were at the hospital, he was having a procedure and we really needed to get him home because he was there nine hours with no rest," Donna Berry said. "Instead, he's up the street, sitting in a car because we couldn't get him here."

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 01:43:21

Domino’s Pizza Delivers Infrastructure Grant for Fitchburg, MA

Domino’s Pizza is donating $5,000 to the City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts to fund pothole and road infrastructure repairs in the city.

THE HEARTLAND INSTITUTE - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

NH nursing assistant accused of stealing more than $5,000 from elderly couple

HOLLIS, N.H. (WHDH) - A licensed nursing assistant accused of stealing more than $5,000 from an elderly couple she was caring for is facing criminal charges, police said.

WHDH.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Shuts Down Route 12 in Sterling

The area is expected to close for "several hours," according to the Sterling Fire Department. Emergency responders extricated the trapped driver, who was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in unknown conditions.

NECN - 2018-08-14 11:57:33

25-year-old man killed in rollover crash

WINCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a 25-year-old Winchester man was killed in a rollover crash.WMUR-TVreportsJoshua Dunlap was driving in Winchester Monday morning when he lost control of his Jeep Wrangler. Police say Dunlap was ejected from the vehicle as it rolled.First respo


LNA accused of theft, witness tampering in Hollis

On Aug. 4, Hollis police were contacted by an elderly couple regarding an excess of $5,000 being stolen from their bank account.

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-16 02:05:00

Caterpillars, moths captivate Petersham

PETERSHAM — A seven-inch green caterpillar with long, black horns moved slowly from twig to twig, taking small bites from the leaves brushing against its head. The lanky larva provoked mixed reactions from the 6-year-old watching with wide eyes.

ATHOL DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 22:22:08

Koh picks up Fitchburg backing

"Dan doesn't just talk -- he has real experience working to generate economic development, improve city services, and help constituents," Bean was quoted as saying in a statement from the Koh campaign, adding that Koh will be the most effective advocate for developing downtown Fitchburg and creating

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 10:32:05

Area residents' cases involved in Cheshire County court

Among those sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene was a man convicted of possessing fentanyl.Joshua P. Armata, 33, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the county jail, pleaded guilty to possession of fentanyl with intent to dispense, a felony, in Keene in March

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:00:00

OK'd medical pot shop eyes rec. sales in Leominster

Middlesex Integrative Medicine, which secured the local permitting needed to open a marijuana cultivation business on Lock Drive earlier this year, is considering expanding into retail sales, its CFO told the City Council Monday night.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-15 10:32:05

Winchester man dies in car crash

WINCHESTER — A 25-year-old Winchester resident has died after his Jeep rolled over on Old Westport Road Monday morning.Joshua Dunlap was driving a 2006 Jeep Wrangler south when he lost control of his vehicle and it rolled over, according to a news release from Winchester police. Dunlap was ejected f


No one injured in two-car Dublin crash Monday night

A Toyota Avalon, driven by Craig Wiggin, 62, of Merrimack, and a Ford Taurus, driven by Dean Berthiaume, 59, of Putney, Vermont, collided at the intersection of Main Street and Dublin Road around 10:30 p.m., Dublin Police Chief Timothy Suokko said Tuesday.

LEDGERTRANSCRIPT.COM - 2018-08-14 16:48:50

NH Jeep Driver Killed In Crash; Speeding Cited

WINCHESTER, NH — A man driving a Jeep in Southwestern New Hampshire Monday was killed in a rollover crash and police said speeding may have been a factor. The victim was identified as Joshua Dunlap, 25, of Hinsdale.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:33:58

Sentences handed down in Cheshire County court

A man was sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene on multiple felony drug charges.Stephen K. Curley, 22, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the Cheshire County jail, pleaded guilty to selling crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell and pos


Fitchburg man wants to open cannabis firm

"I've always been entrenched in Fitchburg, and I do feel a civic sense in keeping businesses around town here. I see this industry really working out great for the city," said Hal Melanson, president of Blue Collar Botany Corp.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 10:32:33

Local man charged after police say he was lying naked in Keene park

A family that included children under the age of 13 spotted the man lying on his back naked near the bike trail in the park, according to Keene police Sgt. James Cemorelis. When officers arrived, they found the man, Gordon Heckman, 59, at the same spot. He was conscious, Cemorelis said.