• North Brookfield Dec 22, 2020

    Massachusetts School Votes to Replace Native American Mascot

    A Massachusetts school committee has voted unanimously to retire a Native American name and mascot that has represented the high school since 1960.  Superintendent Richard Lind recommended that the North Brookfield committee members vote to retire the “Indians” name, mascot and logo Monday, the Telegram & Gazette reported.  Lind said that it is his job to create a safe...

  • Massachusetts Feb 10, 2020

    Mass. Man Sentenced to Prison for Drugging, Raping and Recording Children

    A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to at least 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to dozens of charges, including child rape and child pornography. Paul Menard, a 55-year-old North Brookfield resident, admitted to inviting underage boys to his house and drugging them in multiple incidents, some dating back more than 20 years, prosecutors said Monday. Menard told authorities…

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