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8 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
A Worcester man whose 2010 murder conviction was overturned last year is facing additional charges of threatening, during a courtroom outburst, to kill the jurors who ultimately found him guilty.
2 hrs ago | MassLive.com
Elizabeth Tavares, a former first deputy commissioner in the Massachusetts probation department, leaves Federal Court in Worcester in March with her attorney R. Bradford Bailey.
6 hrs ago | The Item Extra
She leaves her three sons, Wayne W. Lawson of Coco Beach, Fla., Kenneth P. Lawson of Ormond Beach, Fla., and David S. Lawson of Boylston; three grandchildren, Shawn Lawson, April Lawson and Cassandra Pulsifer Lawson; three great-grandchildren; her brother, Allen Earley of Sterling; nieces and nephews.
10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Detente may be too strong a word to describe the process of communication that opened last week between the Worcester Redevelopment Authority and the City Council.
The struggling Department of Veterans Affairs could soon be getting the financial help it needs.
Police were busy over the weekend tracking down guns. Police went about 1 a.m. Saturday to Plumley Village, where a security guard told them he was informed a man was threatening a woman with a gun in an apartment.
Gentlemen, start your enginesa because it's time to speed on over to The Vintage Grille.
The City Council is seeking legal guidance from the city administration as to whether and how it can limit areas in the city where Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders can live.
From left, Mike M. Madelle of Worcester, Blerim Preniqi of Agawam, Nicholas J. Rinaldo of Millbury and Don L. Messier of Chicopee install granite stones that spell out "Worcester Common" at Church and Front streets in Worcester.
A former city firefighter was sentenced to jail Monday after pleading guilty to charges of unlawfully possessing several firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun.
The Department of Environmental Conservation is inviting pool owners to participate in its third annual Asian long-horned beetle survey now through August 29. The beetles have killed hundreds of thousands of trees across the country.
For many years, when it came to public hiring in Massachusetts, you didn't get a job based on what you knew - it was who you knew.
A young man walks through flood waters on Austin Street at Bellevue in Worcester this afternoon.
Republican Charlie Baker is not only leading every other candidate in the fundraising race for governor, but his financial support is also deeper across a wider swath of Massachusetts than any of his rivals.
The story of this school, like so many in the industrial towns outside Worcester, is directly tied to the industrial history of the towns.
Motorists should expect delays this week on the following city streets because of resurfacing or sewer-related construction: Canterbury Street - Hammond St. to Gardner St. Commercial Street - Front St. to Foster St. Cutler Street - Grafton St. to Aetna St. Davis Street - Piedmont St. to Queen St. Derby Street - 63 to Everton Ave. Elm Street - ... (more)
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