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Multi-agency homeless outreach team assembled during COVID is working, officials say, but it’s running out of money

In an effort to address the city’s growing population of unsheltered people living in makeshift campsites, a homeless outreach team of clinicians, firemen, social workers and mobile mental health specialists was assembled two months ago, with members hailing from charitable organizations, the community mental health center, city employees and more.  READ MORE
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Teen driver in fatal Rindge Tesla crash pleads guilty; mother of victim chooses ‘grace and forgiveness’

Travis Olson was sentenced to serve one year in the Cheshire House of Corrections, deferred for one year. During that time, Olson is to remain on good behavior, not be charged with any new motor vehicle infractions, and complete 100 hours of community service. Olson will additionally have his driver’s license suspended for 30 days.  READ MORE