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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.
The School Committee said goodbye to Ward 4 representative Lynn Gaudet on Monday as she attended her final meeting as a member.
Mayor Lisa Wong is asking the company looking to build a slots casino in Leominster to sweeten the financial deal it has offered the city, arguing the project will have a negative impact on traffic and public safety in Fitchburg.
On the heels of the expanded gambling law's two-year anniversary, the chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission says it may be three more years before a Bay State casino opens and called online wagering a "major unknown question" on the gambling horizon.
Arizona UUs mobilize to stop deportations Protests and advocacy seek to keep families together and pressure Obama to halt deportations.
Icy conditions wreaked havoc on the roadways in Central Mass. Sunday morning, with a handful of small accidents in Fitchburg and Leominster overshadowed by a massive pileup in Worcester.