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6 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
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.
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22 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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)
23 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
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.
Kervens Elysee began the morning of Feb. 27 like most others, making the 40-minute walk to his workplace in Leominster.
A 19-year-old Bolton man suffered significant injuries in a two-car accident about 10:36 a.m. Thursday on Lunenburg Road near the Agway store, said Fire Chief Michael Hanson.
The House and Senate moved quickly on Thursday to outlaw "upskirting" a day after the state's Supreme Judicial Court said perpetrators caught taking photos or video underneath a person's clothes without their knowledge could not be prosecuted under current law.
The Stratton Players will present "Habeas Corpus" at their temporary playhouse at the First Parish Unitarian Church, 923 Main St., beginning March 28 at 8 p.m. Subsequent performances will be held March 29 and April 4, all at 8 p.m. In addition, the cast will present Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on March 30 and on April 6. "Habeas Corpus," a raucous ... (more)
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