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BOSTON — A plan to reduce nursing staff at two more medical facilities in North Central Massachusetts drew a swift rebuke Tuesday from the state's largest nursing union, which warned of longer wait times for patients and reduced quality of care as a result of the cutbacks.
Massachusetts State Police arrested a Chelmsford man who they allegedly found hiding in a brook after he fled from police.
The Twin Cities region's unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in March, down nearly a full percentage point than it was a year earlier, according to the state.
Two young girls were sent to area hospitals when a retaining wall behind 51 Pine St. collapsed Saturday evening, according to Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Dateo and acting Police Capt.
The first step when giving someone a dose of Narcan, according to Jesse Peck of AIDS Project Worcester, is to call 911.
Selectmen Chairwoman Jean Syria says part of the campaign to get her removed from office is motivated by homophobia, an accusation denied by her critics.
Weekend commuter rail service along the Fitchburg Line for some stations will be suspended from April 26 through June 29. Weekend Fitchburg Line service will be suspended for stations west of Brandeis/Roberts and a modified schedule will be in place for stops between Brandeis/Roberts and North Station due to the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line ... (more)
Fred Darling, of 20 Dudley Road in Townsend, was burning brush on Saturday afternoon.
Applewild School is hosting an Open House on May 1 at 9 a.m. Parents are invited to tour the school and see teachers and students in action.
The Montachusett Chorale will perform its Spring Concert on Sunday, May 4, at 2 p.m. in Tata Auditorium, Leominster City Hall, 25 West St. The mission of the Chorale is to raise money for local nonprofit organizations while providing cultural enrichment for our area.
Although recovery from the Great Recession has been slow, two reports out within the past week suggest that the local economy is improving.
When the sun rose today, Pastor Keith Betry of Beth Eden Baptist Church on Ashburnham Road in Fitchburg planned to hold a sunrise Easter service and tell his congregation the Bible is as relevant as it was when Jesus lived.
The United Way of North Central Massachusetts will hold its 34th Campaign Recognition and Thank-You Event at 5 p.m. on May 1 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leominster.
Margaret Leary of Leominster will perform in "An Evening of Dance" presented by the Keene State College Department of Theatre and Dance at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, in the Redfern Arts Center.
'She's dead. I have the last laugh': Man who didn't want his girlfriend to leave him and go to college strangled her before callously texting her parents and sister to tell them he had killed her Couple who married 70 years ago and stayed so in love they held hands every day at breakfast die 15 hours apart Wu-Tang-affiliated rapper was 'high on ... (more)