Aerial spraying to battle EEE scheduled for May 21-31

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Auburn, Millbury, Sturbridge, Webster among targeted towns The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) and North Fork Helicopters will perform aerial applications for larval mosquito control from May 21 to May 31. The CMMCP said these applications will occur in low-lying swampy areas where mosquito larvae are present using a […]

Suspected bank robber nabbed after string of stickups

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Leicester bank among those allegedly robbed by Alden 📸 U.S. Department of Justice photo BOSTON — Law enforcement believes they have apprehended the man responsible for a series of bank robberies, including one in Leicester a few months ago. Matthew Alden, 26, of Lancaster, was arrested on Thursday, charged with […]

Thomas A. Mikolajczak, 97

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SHREWSBURY – Thomas A. Mikolajczak, 97, formerly of Dudley, died Monday, July 22, at Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after a period of declining health. His wife of 74 years, Florence R. (Mroczek) Mikolajczak, died in 2016 and his daughter, Linda Pellegrini, died in 1996.  He leaves two grandchildren, Kenneth […]

Litchfield named Becker’s Assistant Dean of Nursing

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WORCESTER/LEICESTER — Becker College alumna Jennifer Litchfield has been named Assistant Dean of Nursing in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. She will help oversee and lead the College’s nursing program. Litchfield previously served as an assistant professor at Regis College, coordinator of nursing education and technology at Regis College, simulation […]