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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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Nearly 70,000  Mass. Residents Remain Without Power
Nearly 70,000 Mass. Residents Remain Without Power

Tens of thousands of people in Massachusetts remain without power on Friday after a record-breaking storm thrashed through New England with battering winds and torrential rain.

Low Wind Lingers, Cloudy Day for Many
Low Wind Lingers, Cloudy Day for Many

We are on the road to improvement, leading to an excellent weekend weather for New England. The Wednesday night storm pushed out Thursday night and continues to move away and weaken. However, there is still...

2 Injured in Stabbing at Boston Nightclub: PD
2 Injured in Stabbing at Boston Nightclub: PD

Two people were stabbed early Friday inside the W Boston hotel in the city’s popular Theater District, according to police. Authorities said the stabbing happened inside the hotel's Tunnel nightclub overnight....

Nightmare Next Door: Airbnb Boom Causing Concern on Cape Cod
Nightmare Next Door: Airbnb Boom Causing Concern on Cape Cod

Imagine buying a house, then watching an investor snap up the property next door and list it for rent on a short-term rental website like Airbnb, with parties, blaring music and more. Some Cape Cod residents...

NASA Astronauts to Make History With First All-Female Spacewalk
NASA Astronauts to Make History With First All-Female Spacewalk

Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century. That changes Friday with spacewalk No. 421. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will make "HERstory,"...

Recent College Grad Falls Victim to Secret Shopper Scheme
Recent College Grad Falls Victim to Secret Shopper Scheme

"I thought I had just made an extra $350 to do something easy, and then I find out that all my savings, everything I had is wiped out, and now I owe the bank $2,000."