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The oversight of convicts living in foster homes needs to improve, according to a preliminary report released by a Washington, D.C. watchdog agency hired to probe the state's embattled child welfare department.
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For my column celebrating St. Patrick's Day next week, I wanted to get the real scoop from somebody who was Irish -- perhaps favorite foods of the day, traditions they follow on St. Patrick's Day, what it means to them to be Irish.
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The Leominster Art Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Congregational Church of Christ, 583 Main St. The guest demonstrator will be Caleb Stone.
Mayhew Steel Products Inc. is tired of sourcing its plastic handles overseas and has purchased Basque Plastics Corp. of Leominster, Mass., to provide its own supply of plastic components.
This morning we find a storm over the Ohio Valley moving eastward towards the New England coastline.
A man was shot in the chest just before 5 p.m. Tuesday on Pleasant Street in an area where police have been trying to calm two "warring factions," Chief Robert Healey said.
The city is looking to limit medical marijuana facilities to industrial zones, but regulation of those businesses will not be set at least until May. The City Council voted Monday night to continue its hearing on zoning for marijuana treatment facilities until May, when John Souza, chairman of the Planning Board, will be ready to talk about the ... (more)
A Leominster man was arraigned in Fitchburg District Court on Monday on allegations of sexually abusing his girlfriend's daughter repeatedly between 1992 and 2000.
Former North Middlesex Regional School District Superintendent James McCormick has admitted to violating the conflict-of-interest law and agreed to pay a $2,000 civil penalty for his role in the Merrimack Special Education Collaborative scandal, the state Ethics Commission reported Tuesday.
Sara M. Bartosz, the lead attorney for Children's Rights representing foster children in a federal class action lawsuit filed years ago against the state, said the Patrick administration was well aware of changes needed within Department of Children and Families to ensure youngsters are cared for long before 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver of Leominster ... (more)
Shortly before noon a Ford SUV landed on its driver's side doors on Rollstone. The scene showed a single tire track on the icy snowbank.
Tony Lefebvre's daughter, 20-year-old Danielle was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and begins chemo on Monday.
A 4-year-old by was saved from possibly serious injuries thanks to the quick thinking of a neighbor Sunday afternoon.
Superintendent James Jolicoeur and his administration have moved quickly to upgrade the school district since he came on board 2 1/2 years ago, and this week the blitzkrieg continued, winning support from the School Committee for a new early childhood center.