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Downtown Leominster became a winter wonderland Saturday afternoon: one where mirth and merriment filled the air and free hot chocolate flowed like water.
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Massachusetts has some of the most generous veterans benefits in the country, but Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke said the cost of supplying many of those benefits is falling disproportionately on communities like his.
Receiving less state funding now than five years ago, communities have to find the revenue they need somewhere else.
Fire broke out at Gariepy Furniture on Central Street early Saturday morning, with flames showing and smoke pouring from the second floor.
A Nile Street man is being held in lieu of $5,000 cash bail after being arraigned Friday in Leominster District Court on charges of distributing obscene matter and being in possession of child pornography.
After the Senate approved a bill in October granting victims of abuse and violence more protection in the workplace, advocacy groups and area lawmakers are hoping the House will take up the issue when sessions resume in January.
Christopher M. Clarke, 27, of 11 Blossom St., Leominster, Mass., was arrested Nov. 23, and Michael M. Mack, 24, of 27 Spruce St., Fitchburg, Mass., was arrested Wednesday.
Affidavits for search warrants connected to the Nov. 13 fire at the West End Diner allege owner Jeffrey A. Cordio offered a new employee $5,000 to set the eatery on fire and even asked to have his wife killed in order to collect a $2 million insurance policy.
Police found two cans of spray paint and live ammunition Tuesday afternoon in the home of the Lunenburg family that was the alleged target of a hate crime three weeks ago, according to a search warrant out of Fitchburg District Court.
Representatives for a family-owned Maryland company proposing a slots casino on Jungle Road got a final chance to make their pitch to the state Gaming Commission in a hearing held at Leominster City Hall over five hours Monday evening.
A Tory Circle man was ordered held on $5,000 cash or $50,000 surety bail Monday after a Leominster District Court hearing to determine if it was safe to release him.
Today, the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetology has issued disciplinary action against Adriana G. Desousa, owner of Fabulous Salon and Spa in Worcester.
Fixing up plates of ziti and meatballs at Il Forno in Fitchburg on Monday are, from left, Marcus Moran, president of Aubuchon Hardware, Mike Mohamed, owner of Il Forno, and Norman Boudreau, retired CEO of IC Credit Union.