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Commonwealth Motors Captains Corner: Lawrence football, Windham golf

The Eagle-Tribune wants to recognize a special group of young men and women ... our high school team captains. E-mail a picture of your team captains to Michael Muldoon at sports@eagletribune.com. The Eagle-Tribune wants to recognize a special group of young men and women ... our high school team ca

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Windham looks into water filtration system

WINDHAM - Local officials are hoping to hire a professional soon to address contaminated well water near town offices. At the last board of selectmen meeting, Town Administrator David Sullivan led a preliminary discussion prompted by a letter from the New Hampshire Department Environmental Services

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 21:41:09

Judge gives lighter sentence to Lowell man who shot friend by accident, then rushed him to the hospital

LOWELL -- In the moments after Benjamin Khammanivong accidentally shot his 19-year-old friend in the stomach last year, he faced a critical decision: protect himself, or save his friend's life. Khammanivong, 19, of Lowell, made a choice that may have spared him time in prison. On Tuesday, Superior

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 20:41:16

Pair from Lawrence face charges in crash at UML

LOWELL -- A pair of Lawrence residents are facing a series of charges after the car they were traveling in slammed into the Pulichino Tong Business Center, located on UMass Lowell's North Campus, on Monday morning, according to Lowell Police Capt. Jonathan Webb. The driver, Genesis Moreno, 20, who

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-20 10:35:41

MAC Summer Concert Series concludes

The Maudslay Arts Center celebrated its Silver Jubilee 25th anniversary season with a lineup of concerts, culminating in "A Salute to Veterans" with singer-songwriter Don Campbell on Aug. 27. Approximately 250 people were in attendance as veterans and their guests were treated to a performance by Ca

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 19:14:42

Trial set for woman charged with bringing gun to court

SALEM - A New Hampshire woman charged with trying to bring a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets into the Ruane Judicial Center in Salem last May will remain in custody. A Salem District Court judge on Wednesday sided with prosecutors who say Ashley Papatola, 29, of Londonderry, is not entitle

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

Jennifer Horn: Flag flap fans fallacious Facebook feeding frenzy

HOW OFTEN do you sign onto social media and notice that a single story seems to be taking over the internet? The latest local outrage, that Londonderry banned the American flag from pep rallies, is just untrue. Though the story was easily verifiable as false, knee-jerk reactions of many otherwise in

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-20 05:42:00

Salem nursing home employee accused of possessing resident's fentanyl

CONCORD - An employee at a Salem nursing home faces two felony charges after she allegedly removed three fentanyl patches prescribed to a resident, state officials said. Stephanie McMahon, 39, of Derry, worked as a resident care assistant at an elderly long-term care facility, according to Attorney

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-20 17:54:00

Maylor, neighboring officials to propose Osgood Landing for 'Amazon H2Q'

With all the talk of the possibility of a cannabis farm going into 1600 Osgood St., municipal leaders in North Andover and neighboring communities have their eyes set on a different goal for the 1.8 million-square-foot former home of Lucent Technologies - Amazon. Town Manager Andrew Maylor is workin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 22:51:31

Director of Worship & Music: Paul Ciotti

DRACUT -- Paul Ciotti did not hesitate when asked what challenge stands ahead for him as the new Director of Worship & Music for the River of Divine Mercy Catholic Collaborative. "I'd say the biggest challenge is really following no one in this job," he said. That's because Ciotti's position is br

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-20 10:36:03

L'Italien defends living outside district she wants to represent

BOSTON -- State Sen. Barbara L'Italien has deep roots in Andover and has represented the town and several other Merrimack Valley communities on Beacon Hill for more than a decade. But the Democrat now eyeing the congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas doesn't actually live in the

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Middlesex DA: Opioid crisis has grandparents taking on bigger roles

LOWELL -- An increase in grandparents stepping up to raise their grandchildren touched by the opioid crisis and the trauma facing children who have witnessed overdoses in their own homes are some of the new issues facing Middlesex County, according to District Attorney Marian Ryan. These issues, an

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-20 10:35:21

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay to exhibit through Oct. 1

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay is a three-week exhibition that brings together local artists to create site-specific sculptures in Maudslay State Park. The 18th annual show will feature 38 sculptures representing a variety of contemporary approaches. The show opened on Sept. 10 and will close at 2 p.

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 19:17:26

Plum Island residents seek help to counter erosion

NEWBURYPORT - Seventy-one residents of Reservation Terrace at Plum Island Point released an open letter to federal, state and municipal leaders asking for faster action on anti-erosion measures near their homes. As a long-term solution, residents are urging that "a funding mechanism needs to be esta

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 08:02:00

Special election on tap for Tuesday

SANDOWN - Residents from Sandown, Auburn and Chester will vote next Tuesday in a special election replace the late state Rep. William Polewarczyk. The three candidates are: Republican James Headd of Auburn, Democrat Kari Lerner of Chester and Libertarian James Jarvis of Sandown. Headd beat out Antho

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:55:45

Jewish groups merge Form new congregation and hope to keep religion thriving

HAVERHILL - The new year is bringing new beginnings for members of two Jewish groups in the Merrimack Valley. As the sun sets Wednesday, Jews around the world will begin observances of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year and the start of the religion's High Holy Days that traditionally serve as a time

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

NH Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 4 Girls

A New Hampshire man is facing sexual assault charges after he allegedly assaulted four girls in August. Mohammod Rafique, 27, of Nashua, is facing charges of felonious sexual assault, two counts of simple assault, and one count of attempted simple assault. Nashua police say they responded to a home

NECN - 2017-09-20 12:50:15

Harris eliminated in Methuen east district council preliminary

METHUEN - The votes are in, and Sidney Harris won't be moving forward in his bid to become an east district city councilor. Methuen held a preliminary election Tuesday for the two open east district council seats in the November municipal election. There were five people in the running, which hit th

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 01:06:24

Commission: Change to Atlantic Time Zone will bring state economic, health benefits

By J.D. Capelouto Statehouse Correspondent BOSTON -- Shifting all of Massachusetts to follow the Atlantic Time Zone year-round could result in a better economy, less crime and a healthier workforce, according to a draft report released Wednesday. The special commission chaired by Lowell Sen. Eile

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-20 18:06:33

Lawrence teachers honored by Rotary

LAWRENCE - They're stars in the classroom, dedicating countless hours to helping the city's youth learn their fundamentals. And earlier this month, four Lawrence teachers were honored for their efforts by the Lawrence Rotary Club. The Rotary held its 17th annual Teacher of the Year awards last week

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:11:45