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9 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Paralegal student Yamila Pastorino just got her license a month ago and does as much of the driving for her family as she can.
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4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
After making the gut-wrenching decision to remove his life support, Charlene Schwint held the hand of her beloved kid brother when he died.
9 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
With the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families under fire over the disappearance of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy, state Rep. Sheila Harrington has filed an amendment that aims to toughen the court's standards for determining whether children will be removed from their home, remain in their home, or reunited with their family.
13 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Having recently purchased Fitchburg's well-known Marshall Farm, Jim and Allison Lattanzi have not only brought a new name to the 100-acre property, but also a different way of doing things.
Enjoy some local art and music and help feed some "starving artists" at the same time today at Revival Gallery's latest exhibit.
Over the last few years, particularly in bigger cities, traffic cameras have become commonplace.
Silence fell over Susan Bunish's fourth-grade classroom last week as her students collected 10 stones apiece from boxes in the center of the room and sat down on the floor to play with them.
Neighborhoods in Fitchburg and Southborough made the cut for the recently released list for America's 1,000 Richest Neighborhoods .
A natural play area for children at Green Acres and gateway streetscape improvements are among this year's federal Community Development Block Grant projects.
Police say a convenience-store robbery early Thursday morning in Littleon may be the latest hit from a group of hooded thieves with a preference for Newport cigarettes.
An independent group reviewing the state's troubled Department of Children and Families has recommended the agency reduce social worker caseloads, improve background checks on foster homes, use mobile technology for field work and conduct initial medical screenings for children coming into their system.
Fitchburg police say their special training to respond to suicide and other mental-health calls is paying off as they are helping more people get into hospital bracelets instead of handcuffs.
A Fitchburg man was given five years of probation Thursday after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to manslaughter in the fatal beating of another Fitchburg man in 2012.
For my column celebrating St. Patrick's Day next week, I wanted to get the real scoop from somebody who was Irish -- perhaps favorite foods of the day, traditions they follow on St. Patrick's Day, what it means to them to be Irish.
Christine Coleman of Templeton and Michael Hildreth of Ashburnham, juniors in Monty Tech's cabinetmaking program, sell raffle tickets for a custom-made, solid cherry-wood Shaker-style dining room set that students in the program made.