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Leominster

Benjamin Brause (Leominster Police)

$15K Bail For Former Youth Football Coach Charged With Assaulting Child

A former youth football coach from Leominster faced a judge Monday, accused of sexually assaulting a boy and then giving him alcohol.

03/31/2014

Benjamin Brause (Leominster Police)

Former Leominster Youth Football Coach Charged With Sexual Assault Of Boy

Benjamin Brause, who coached youth football for more than 10 years, was arrested at his home.

03/29/2014

A firefighter carries the boy back up the embankment. (Photo by Scott LaPrade)

Quick-Thinking Neighbors Help Rescue Boy After Fall Down Leominster River Embankment

Firefighters credited the ingenuity of neighbors in helping to rescue the boy.

03/10/2014

A rendering of the proposed Plainville slots parlor complex. (Image courtesy: Plainridge Racecourse-Facebook)

Plainville Slots Parlor Eyes Spring 2015 For Opening

The state’s first licensed slot parlor is eyeing next spring for a possible opening.

02/28/2014

A rendering of the proposed Plainville slots parlor complex. (Image courtesy: Plainridge Racecourse-Facebook)

Gaming Commission Chooses Plainville For First Slots Parlor License

The state gaming commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to offer the slots parlor license, with conditions, to Penn National Gaming, which plans to operate the facility at the Plainridge harness racetrack.

02/27/2014

Girl scout cookie sale. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

$4K Of Girl Scout Cookie Money, Cookies Stolen From Leominster Troops

Levine says the money was a result of more than a week’s worth of work for her girl scouts, including four booth sales held over February vacation.

02/26/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Mass. Panel To Decide Slots Parlor License

Gambling regulators opened deliberations Tuesday on the state’s first and only slots parlor license, with proposals in Plainville and Leominster appearing to gain an early edge over Raynham Park.

02/25/2014

(WBZ-TV)

NH Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Leominster

State troopers and local police from Leominster and Fitchburg collaborated on an investigation that led to the arrest of a NH bank robbery suspect early Saturday morning.

02/23/2014

A car rolled over in Rt. 128 north in Gloucester. (State Police)

Dozens Of Crashes Reported Statewide

The State Police are reporting dozens of accidents across the state.

02/05/2014

William Martin accused of shoplifting. (Leominster PD photo)

Police: Shoplifter Hit Officer With Baby Stroller In Leominster

Police say a man who stole from Victoria’s Secret rammed an officer with a baby stroller, with a child in it, as he tried to get away.

12/24/2013

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