October Nor'easter--Sunday October 30, 2011

Tim Marston uses a chainsaw to cut down fallen branches as Daniel Murphy assesses the damage of their house at 10 Eastman Street in Townsend, Sunday after a nor'easter hit the area with snow falling Saturday through the early morning hours on Sunday.

October Snow--Thursday, October 27, 2011

The first snow of the season falls over Fitchburg.

Notre Dame Prep B-ball Practice--Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Adonis Filer (center) rebounds the ball as Sam Cassell Jr. (left) and Mandell Thomas (right) try to steal during practice at the school in Fitchburg.

Lawrence Johnson, left, passes the ball to Jamie Holder.

Fish Tank--Tuesday, October 25, 2011

A goldfish is reflected in a tank in the principal's office at WPI's Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science in Worcester.

Catholic Radio--Friday, October 21, 2011

From left, Christine Toloczko of Worcester, coordinator for Prayers for Life, and Fitchburg Councilor-at-large Rosemary Reynolds stand outside of Holy Modonna of the Rosary Church on Theresa St. in Fitchburg where they will be brodcasting a new Catholic radio station in the near future.

Wachusett Potato Chip--Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Employee Steve Bourque of Winchendon runs the cooker machine while ripple chips are made in the Wachusett Potato Chip manufacturing facility on Water Street in Fitchburg. The company was recently been purchased by Utz Quality Foods of Hanover, PA, but the employees at the Fitchburg will remain working at the facility on Water Street.

Employees place the final, bagged chip products into boxes.

Empty boxes sit ready to be filled with bags of chips. The machines in the back add seasoning to the chips and is also where the bags are made and where the chips are placed into the bags. (http://bit.ly/o7u362)

Demolition of 12 Plymouth St.--Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Brothers Luis Matias, 3, and Daniel Matias, 1 1/2, watch from their bedroom window as an excavator clears the neighboring unsafe, damaged brick building at12 Plymouth St. in Fitchburg.

An excavator demolishes the brick building at 12 Plymouth St. in Fitchburg. (http://bit.ly/r8u7PT)

Bird on Blue Bar, Fitchburg--Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Local Fall Foliage--Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Northfield Road in Lunenburg

Greenes Pond on Ashby State Road in Fitchburg

Fitchburg Mayoral Debate--Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Ward 5 City Councilor Joseph Solomito reacts as Mayor Lisa Wong responds to a question during the Fitchburg Mayoral Debate  in Kent Recital Hall at Fitchburg State University.

Leominster vs. North Middlesex Soccer--Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Leominster's Rachel Adams throws in the ball their game against North Middlesex at Doyle Field. North Middlesex won 5-0. http://bit.ly/qErPoQ
A boy crawls on the bleachers at Doyle Field during the Leominster vs. North Middlesex boys game before the girls game started.

Chipmunk--Friday, October 7, 2011

A chipmunk carries an acorn in its mouth while climbing a rock at Coolidge Park in Fitchburg.

Workout--Friday, October 7, 2011

A man does push-ups on a set of bleachers at Coolidge Park in Fitchburg.

A Day for Flying--Friday, October 7, 2011

Deer--October 1, 2011

Lunenburg vs. Bromfield--October 5, 2011

Bromfield's Rylee Osgood collides into Lunenburg goalie Molly O'Connell after taking her shot which hit the back of the net for a goal during Wednesday's game.

Lunenburg vs. North Middlesex--Friday, September 30, 2011

North Middlesex's Bryan Croteau is brought to the ground by Leominster's Kyle Sanders after completing a catch during Friday night's game in Townsend.

Wachusett Brewing Company Prepares for Homegrown Hop Ale--Thursday, September 29, 2011

Kim Slayton, events coordinator at Wachusett Brewing Company, assists in picking locally grown hops from farms in Ashburnham and Westminster that will be used in Wachusett's Homegrown Hop Ale, which will be available at the brewery for sampling and purchase in the brewery's store starting on October 27 until supplies last.

Ginette Cormier of Templeton, retail employee at Wachusett Brewing Company, holds a perfect hop that will be used in the Homegrown Hop Ale.

Ned LaFortune, founder and president of Wachusett Brewing Company, has a little fun while picking hops for the Homegrown Hop Ale, by wearing a hop-mustache.