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Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 01:30 PM EDT

No Worcester Columbus Day Parade for First Time in Century

No Worcester Columbus Day Parade for First Time in Century

New England's second-largest city won't be hosting a Columbus Day parade this year for the first time in more than a century. The Telegram & Gazette reports the committee that organized the Worcester parade was...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 05:58 AM EDT

Board Signs Off on Construction of PawSox Ballpark

Board Signs Off on Construction of PawSox Ballpark

The construction of a minor league ball park, hotel, parking garage, office space and other development has been given the green light by a Massachusetts city planning board. The Telegram & Gazette reports that...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 06:34 PM EDT

Pedestrian Killed in Worcester Crash

Pedestrian Killed in Worcester Crash

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle in Worcester, Massachusetts. The crash took place Friday morning on Salisbury Street. The road was shut down between Moreland and Flagg streets in the...

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 11:40 PM EDT

Pothole Pain: When the DPW Won't Fix Your Street

Pothole Pain: When the DPW Won't Fix Your Street

There are thousands of private roads in Massachusetts and some homeowners don't realize they live on one until there's a problem. Where private roads might conjure up images of windy gravel roads in rural areas,...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 11:05 AM EDT

Family Seeks Answers After Child Dies While Eating Carrots

Family Seeks Answers After Child Dies While Eating Carrots

The family of a 10-year-old girl who died at an elementary school in Worcester earlier this month while eating continues to search for answers relating to her death. Marilyn Ofobi Korankyewaa was eating carrots...

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Gunfire Brings Out SWAT in Plymouth, But No One in Custody
Gunfire Brings Out SWAT in Plymouth, But No One in Custody

No one is in custody and a manhunt is ongoing after gunfire rang out at a housing complex in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Wednesday morning. A second housing complex nearby was evacuated amid the search while...

FIRST ALERT: Nor'easter to Bring Torrential Rain, Powerful Winds
FIRST ALERT: Nor'easter to Bring Torrential Rain, Powerful Winds

A rapidly developing storm will bring a slug of torrential rain and powerful winds to New England, mainly overnight. Clouds will continue to increase this afternoon as temperatures reach the 60s. Most of us...

3-Year-Old 'Mighty Quinn' Gets Amazing News in Long Cancer Ordeal
3-Year-Old 'Mighty Quinn' Gets Amazing News in Long Cancer Ordeal

This week brought mighty good news for "Mighty Quinn," the 3-year-old boy whose brain cancer diagnosis left him in isolation at his Massachusetts home for months, a struggle broken up when visitors called to his...

4 People Accused in Woman's Brutal Beating in Salem Appear in Court
4 People Accused in Woman's Brutal Beating in Salem Appear in Court

A group of four who were allegedly involved in a brawl that battered a woman, leaving her with broken teeth and bruises, are due in Salem court on Wednesday. The victim, 20-year-old Jayda Byrne, suffered a...

Debate Rivals Assail Warren as She Joins Democrats' Top Rank
Debate Rivals Assail Warren as She Joins Democrats' Top Rank

Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature...

Boston Man Reportedly Stops Armed Robber on Chicago Train
Boston Man Reportedly Stops Armed Robber on Chicago Train

A Boston man who was in Chicago for a marathon is being hailed for disarming an alleged armed robber on a train over the weekend. The Chicago Sun Times reported that Jean-Paul LaPierre was on his way to...