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Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 07:56 PM EDT

Worcester Officials Push to Lure Red Claws From Maine

Worcester Officials Push to Lure Red Claws From Maine

After luring the Pawtucket Red Sox out of Rhode Island, city officials in Worcester, Massachusetts, hope to do the same with the Boston Celtics' affiliate in Maine. Worcester officials have been discussing...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 07:11 PM EDT

Worcester Landlord, Employee Harassed Tenants, Feds Allege

Worcester Landlord, Employee Harassed Tenants, Feds Allege

A federal lawsuit has been filed against a Massachusetts landlord and his employee alleging they sexually harassed tenants in Worcester, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 01:34 PM EDT

Man Shot While Riding Bike in Worcester Dies

Man Shot While Riding Bike in Worcester Dies

A 37-year-old man was shot while riding his bike Saturday evening in Worcester, Massachusetts, in what witnesses are calling a drive-by shooting. Police say the call came in around 6:30 p.m. for a reported...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM EDT

Worcester Woman From Bahamas Concerned About Cousins

Worcester Woman From Bahamas Concerned About Cousins

It has been a tough couple of days for Shaniece Pinder of Worcester, Massachusetts. She's missing her two cousins, who are women in their 20s. They were last heard from in the Bahamas on Friday, at the...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 08:00 PM EDT

Demolition Begins in Preparation for Worcester's Polar Park

Demolition Begins in Preparation for Worcester's Polar Park

Another step has been made as the Red Sox' Triple-A affiliate prepares to move to Worcester, Massachusetts. Demolition began Wednesday morning of the first building in the city's Canal District to be taken down...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 12:30 PM EDT

Cocaine Dealing Suspect Says He Found Drugs in Drive-Thru

Cocaine Dealing Suspect Says He Found Drugs in Drive-Thru

A Massachusetts man facing drug charges told police the cocaine that officers say they found in his vehicle had been dropped from another vehicle and he had just picked it up. The Telegram & Gazette reports...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:45 PM EDT

Mosquito-Spraying Continues in Massachusetts

Mosquito-Spraying Continues in Massachusetts

More Massachusetts communities were sprayed for mosquitoes Wednesday, with further treatment planned across the Bay State. Health officials have been spraying as a preventative measure to decrease the...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 12:52 PM EDT

Mosquito Spraying Expands in Mass. After EEE Diagnoses

Mosquito Spraying Expands in Mass. After EEE Diagnoses

More Massachusetts towns and neighborhoods will be sprayed for mosquitos Tuesday after two men were diagnosed with the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus. East Boston, Worcester and Andover were set to be...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:16 AM EDT

Worcester Transit Agency Considers Fare-Free Buses

Worcester Transit Agency Considers Fare-Free Buses

A Massachusetts public transit agency is considering a fare-free bus system. The Telegram & Gazette reports that the Worcester Regional Transit Authority Advisory Board voted unanimously last week to conduct a...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 05:57 PM EDT

Sutton Jogger Death: New Details About How Police Tracked Down Suspect

Sutton Jogger Death: New Details About How Police Tracked Down Suspect

A judge has set bail at $250,000 for the man accused of killing a beloved psychotherapist in a hit-and-run crash in Sutton, Massachusetts. Sutton resident Shane Newman, 39, appeared in Uxbridge District...

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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 Stabbed Near W Hotel in Boston's Theater District
2 Stabbed Near W Hotel in Boston's Theater District

Two people were stabbed early Friday near the W Boston hotel in the city’s popular Theater District, according to police. The stabbing was reported near the Stuart Street hotel, where crime scene response crews...

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."