1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
With a suspension rate of 12 percent, over twice the state average, Worcester public school students received over 4,800 out-of-school suspensions last year.
5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
As the end of the week draws near, I am comforted by the fact that I have plenty of alcohol stored away to deal with several days of mental trauma from a cacophony of tornado warnings, severe thunderstorm warnings and predictions of the end of all things as we know them.
9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The city is holding a public input session as part of a grant it received to study the feasibility of removing Poor Farm Pond Dam in Shrewsbury.
Everyone knows Worcester has a great college scene, and a new ranking says that the city is also one of the Best Small Cities in the US for college graduates.
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The City of Worcester stands to lose another $130,000 on 5 May Street, as a recent call for bids on the embroiled property yielded just one result listed on the City's website from Gold Star Builders for $70,000 -- after the City had purchased the property at auction in February 2013 for $200,000. The recent bid, which hasn't yet been awarded ... (more)
A 26-year veteran officer of the Worcester Police Department was arraigned in Central District Court today and accused of threatening to kill his wife, choking her twice, and threatening to burn down their house early this morning.
Ninety minutes That's the scheduled broadcast time of the "National Memorial Day Concert," which airs live on PBS television at 8 p.m. Sunday from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Six months That's the amount of time it usually takes to plan and put the broadcast together, said Jerry Colbert, the founder and executive director ... (more)
CENTERVILLE, Mass.- Washington College rower and rising junior Mickey Fili has been named to the All-ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championship Team.
Ice cream vendor Eric C. Cassim said he understands why people in his business would be subject to criminal background checks, but fingerprinting them might be going too far.
Delilah Charest stands with her son, Xzavier, and holds her daughter, Serenity, who was born with the help of some first responders earlier this month.
A Superior Court jury has found in favor of a city police officer in a nearly 7-year-old civil lawsuit brought against him by a Fitchburg man, who alleged that the officer severely beat him with his service baton when an altercation broke out at a downtown nightclub in April 2005.
UMass Memorial Medical Center and the union representing 1,100 nurses at its University Campus reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract late Wednesday night, averting a strike that had been scheduled to start Thursday.
Reports have come in from Worcester, Leicester and Paxton over the past few days between 3 and 5 p.m. In Leicester, police say there have been two incidents where the man reportedly took photos of a teenager and two children.
Four prospective bidders attended a question-and-answer session at City Hall Wednesday to discuss the city's animal-control officer job, but at least two said they are concerned about the insurance requirements.
Eight phones worth about $4,000 total were stolen during a break-in at a Route 9 business early Wednesday, Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon said today.