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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts postmaster has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing more than $30,000 in government funds. The Telegram & Gazette reports that 36-year-old Carlitos Molina converted 65 post office money orders into cash for himself in 2015. Federal...
BOSTON (AP) — The state of Massachusetts and a Martha’s Vineyard town are appealing a court decision that could pave the way for a Native American tribe to build a casino on the resort island. The appeal filed in the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal in Boston this week asks the panel to...
Friday, April 28 7:22 p.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. 7:34 a.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. 7:39 a.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. 7:55 a.m. - Traffic stop, Templeton Road. 8:14 a.m. - Traffic stop, Templeton Road. 8:59 a.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. 9:15 a.m. - Officers out...
The South Athol United Methodist Church's 8th annual dinner in celebration of women will be dedicated to the brainchild of the event, the late Joanna Fisher of Orange. Pictured is the group planning the event. Front row, left to right -- Gloria Vera, Dot Stewart, Sarah Vanderlan and Gail Harty. Back -- Melissa Mallet, Maureen Maselli, Sue Murphy, Ruth Black, Lindy Perry and Carol Dubour. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The South Athol United Methodist Church’s 8th annual dinner in celebration of women will be dedicated to the brainchild of the event, the late Joanna Fisher of Orange. Fisher’s death last November was from complications of injuries sustained during an October home invasion, during which...
ASHBURNHAM — A 59-year-old Ashburnham woman remained hospitalized with multiple injuries Friday after she was struck by a tractor trailer truck on a rural road Thursday, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Ashburnham Police responded to a 911 call at about 11:30 a...
DEAR ABBY: When my daughter and her family come to visit, they are very messy. They have a 3- and a 4-year-old and two large, long-haired dogs. I can deal with the children’s messiness — but the dogs, no. I agreed to let them bring their dogs if they cleaned up after them, but it hasn’t happened...
ORANGE — It was a meeting of heated discussion, only the second in as many as seven years, and one that looked at some points like it was going to end in a stalemate; but thanks to compromise and strong urgings from residents present to find a solution and move forward, the town of Orange took a...
WINCHENDON — This year’s Winchendon Music Festival will include a program of French baroque repertoire, to be performed Saturday, May 6, at 3 p.m., at the First Congregational Church of Winchendon, 10 Old Ctr. Works to be performed are by Marais, Francœur, Charpentier and others.  The group...
The Ras Spectiv Reggae group will perform at the Wendell Full Moon Coffeehouse season finale on Sunday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m., in a concert to benefit the Friends of Fiske Pond. Submitted photo
WENDELL — The Ras Spectiv Reggae group will perform at the Wendell Full Moon Coffeehouse season finale on Sunday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will benefit the Friends of Fiske Pond, which maintains the Fiske Pond Conservation Area in town. Ras Spectiv celebrates the extensive catalog of...
Fugitive Martin B. Santiago, 49, is being sought by the Massachusetts State Police after he failed on Thursday to show up for his food stamp fraud and money laundering trial in Essex Superior Court.
BOSTON — The Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section is searching for Martin B. Santiago, 49, who did not show up for his food stamp fraud and money laundering trial on Thursday in Essex Superior Court. Investigators have determined that Santiago forcibly removed his...

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