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Calzado is found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in death of Fitchburg father in 2004

WORCESTER -- A jury found former Leominster man Robin Calzado guilty of voluntary manslaughter Tuesday in the stabbing death of Frederick Martinez on Main Street in Fitchburg 14 years ago, a district…
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Fitchburg Superintendent Andre Ravenelle announces retirement

FITCHBURG -- Public School Superintendent Andre Ravenelle announced in an email sent to district parents and guardians on Tuesday that he is retiring in mid October.
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Leominster, Fitchburg seek 'Opportunity Zone' sites

Leominster and Fitchburg are among a list of more than 70 Massachusetts communities with tracts of land submitted for Opportunity Zone status with the U.
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Lunenburg selectmen candidates to debate

LUNENBURG -- All three candidates for Board of Selectmen confirmed Monday they will participate in a public debate before voters cast ballots on May 19.
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L'Italien turns in signatures in 3rd Congressional District race

Sun Staff Report BOSTON -- Four candidates are officially on the ballot for the 3rd Congressional District race after state Sen.
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Citizens' petition passes City Council

LEOMINSTER -- After months before the City Council, councilors unanimously voted Monday in favor of a citizens' zoning petition to prevent construction of new multi-family homes on parts of Pleasant …
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Repaving scheduled for Fitchburg streets

FITCHBURG -- The city plans to repave between two and three miles of roads this year, according to a proposed street paving schedule announced by Mayor Stephen DiNatale Monday.
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Settlement between city, liquor store

FITCHBURG -- More than a year and a half after 18-year-old Austin James "A.J." Robbins died in a Lunenburg car crash,
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FSU answers the call to keep Stratton Players on the stage

FITCHBURG -- The Stratton Players theater group was about to have the first dress rehearsal for its new play last Tuesday when Joshua Weidenhamer got a call saying Applewild School's theater had wate…
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First-time candidate Miller elected Townsend selectman in a landslide

TOWNSEND -- First-time Board of Selectmen candidate Wayne Miller handily won Monday's election over challenger John Hussey.
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In Leominster, Paquette helps other share joy of reading

LEOMINSTER -- When Melissa Paquette was asked to handle the kids' craft room at a Leominster Public Library event last year, Paquette, then 16 years old, remembers the excitement.
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Friendly faces join the Walk for Hope

By Nick Mallard nmallard@ sentinelandenterpris.com LEOMINSTER -- Volunteering at the Beacon of Hope, Ed Sullivan has seen the impact he makes on the organization's clients with developmental di…
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Fluent in Finnish? Cauthen taught many

FITCHBURG -- Since 1980, Marita Cauthen has been an integral part of keeping Finnish culture alive in Fitchburg.
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Four dead in Waffle House shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death befor…
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Should 'Roadrunner' be the state's official rock song?

By Bob Katzen Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators' and representatives' votes on recent roll calls.
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