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There's a "caseload crisis" creating potential for another child's death on the state's watch unless the Department of Children and Families takes immediate action, DCF social workers, investigators and supervisors warned during an informational picket on Tuesday.
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The Twin Cities region's unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in March, down nearly a full percentage point than it was a year earlier, according to the state.
Officials say a pilot has been rescued after a small plane crashed and sank in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.
Sarah E. Masterson, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, will present a piano recital at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts on Sunday, April 27. The free event "will feature solo pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Florence Price," reports the Worcester Telegram & Gazette .
Arkansas Tech University 's Board of Trustees unanimously elected the first woman as president of a public, four-year university in Arkansas at a special board meeting Tuesday afternoon.
UMass Memorial Health Care plans to cut services and staff at the Fitchburg Health Alliance Burbank Hospital campus, according to the Massachusetts Nurses Association.
Today's headlines are full of alarm bells about the American health care system.
The father of Jeremiah Oliver said he would rather his son's body be never be found, and keep hope that he was alive, than to have him found discarded by the side of a highway.
Weekend commuter rail service along the Fitchburg Line for some stations will be suspended from April 26 through June 29. Weekend Fitchburg Line service will be suspended for stations west of Brandeis/Roberts and a modified schedule will be in place for stops between Brandeis/Roberts and North Station due to the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line ... (more)
The Montachusett Chorale will perform its Spring Concert on Sunday, May 4, at 2 p.m. in Tata Auditorium, Leominster City Hall, 25 West St. The mission of the Chorale is to raise money for local nonprofit organizations while providing cultural enrichment for our area.
Supporters of Jeremiah Oliver are requesting no more candles from well-wishers after a fire broke out last night at the slain Fitchburg boy's tribute site.
Applewild School is hosting an Open House on May 1 at 9 a.m. Parents are invited to tour the school and see teachers and students in action.
Fred Darling, of 20 Dudley Road in Townsend, was burning brush on Saturday afternoon.
Two young girls were injured when a wall collapsed in a Pine Street yard Saturday evening and one was flown by medical helicopter to a Worcester hospital.
Although recovery from the Great Recession has been slow, two reports out within the past week suggest that the local economy is improving.