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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.
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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)
It is often said that the higher one rises, the further one has to fall in the end.
Plans to establish trust funds for the two siblings of missing 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver have temporarily been placed on hold because of "information needed but not provided," according to organizer Miguel Fleitas.
Leominster firefighters from Ladder 1 put out a chimney fire at 10 Penn St. early Wednesday afternoon.
The Leominster District Court appears safe from any threat of relocating as Mayor Dean Mazzarella announced Wednesday his office has signed a new three-year lease with the state Trial Court to keep it on School Street.
Embattled DCF Commissioner Olga Roche - alerted at least three years ago that social workers routinely missed monthly visits for thousands of children under state care - responded to the crisis by setting a goal to regularly monitor just 85 percent of kids under the agency's watch, according to internal emails obtained by the Herald.
The Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council and the Arc of Massachusetts honored state Sen. Jennifer Flanagan with the Legislator of the Year award during their 36th annual legislative reception Wednesday.
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.
Police are investigating an armed robbery early Tuesday morning at the Tedeschi's on North Main Street in which two suspects fled with an undetermined amount of cash and Newport cigarettes.
The City Council's Finance Committee on Tuesday night gave its support to nearly $3 million in spending requests from Mayor Dean Mazzarella's administration, including $100,000 to design new ball fields behind Leominster High School.