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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 06:32 PM EDT

Fitchburg Businesses, Residents Struggling Due to High Unitil Bills

Fitchburg Businesses, Residents Struggling Due to High Unitil Bills

Businesses in one central Massachusetts community say they are struggling due to extremely high electric bills. Turning the lights on in Beemers Pub & Grill in downtown Fitchburg could mean lights off for...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 06:02 AM EDT

Ex-Bank Teller Gets Month in Prison for Stealing Over $100K

Ex-Bank Teller Gets Month in Prison for Stealing Over $100K

A former teller at a Massachusetts bank has been sentenced to a month in prison for stealing more than $100,000 from elderly clients. Jessica Vargas, who worked at Athol Savings Bank, was also ordered to pay...

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 12:50 PM EDT

Westborough Home Damaged After Lightning Strikes Tree

Westborough Home Damaged After Lightning Strikes Tree

A lightning strike caused some damage to a Massachusetts home after it made a tree topple over onto the property's living room. Lightning struck a tree near a Westborough home and caused the tree to slam right...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:36 PM EDT

Worcester Bravehearts Draw Looks After Tweeting Photo of Billboard

Worcester Bravehearts Draw Looks After Tweeting Photo of Billboard

Worcester Bravehearts baseball is about to get underway for the season. But when the team took to Twitter to promote opening day, the message may have been taken the wrong way. The tweet included a photo of...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 09:35 AM EDT

Worcester College Softball Player's Hazing Lawsuit Settled

Worcester College Softball Player's Hazing Lawsuit Settled

A former student-athlete at a Massachusetts college who says she was injured in a hazing incident has settled her lawsuit against the school. The Telegram & Gazette reports that according to court records...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 07:34 PM EDT

Sentimental Items Stolen From Child's Grave

Sentimental Items Stolen From Child's Grave

Jaeden Robinson of Webster, Massachusetts, was just 6 when he suddenly died after battling leukemia for 3.5 years. "About a month after remission, he contracted meningitis and got very sick and passed away...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 09:11 PM EDT

Leominster Man Charged in Fatal Crash

Leominster Man Charged in Fatal Crash

Nearly a year after a high-speed crash in Leominster claimed the life of Emilia Ortiz, her boyfriend has been charged with motor vehicle manslaughter. Gregory McNally, 35, was arraigned in Leominster District...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:09 PM EDT
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Monday, May 13, 2019 at 06:41 PM EDT

Principal on Leave After Alleged Altercation With Student

Principal on Leave After Alleged Altercation With Student

Shocking cellphone video shows the principal of Gardner Academy in Massachusetts allegedly in an altercation with a student inside this school bus last Thursday. Principal Peter McMorrow is on paid administrat...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 04:28 PM EDT

Mass. Man Accused of Killing Brother With a Hammer Indicted

Mass. Man Accused of Killing Brother With a Hammer Indicted

A Paxton, Massachusetts man has been indicted for allegedly murdering his brother with a hammer. The Worcester County District Attorney's Office announced Friday that Alexander Asia, 25, was indicted by a grand...

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More Evening, Weekend MBTA Closures Under Faster Improvement Plan
More Evening, Weekend MBTA Closures Under Faster Improvement Plan

Following a month of seemingly back-to-back and ongoing hiccups for the MBTA, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced an accelerated plan to improve the transportation service's infrastructure. Baker was...

Dorchester Officer-Involved Shooting Remains Under Investigation
Dorchester Officer-Involved Shooting Remains Under Investigation

Boston police have yet to reveal the name of the 19-year-old man who was shot and killed after he allegedly fired a gun at two officers Monday in Dorchester. The shooting happened on Pennhallow Street after...

Court Documents Reveal New Details About NH Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists
Court Documents Reveal New Details About NH Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists

New details are emerging in court paperwork about the crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire over the weekend. Vlodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested Monday morning at his West Springfield,...

Wayfair Employees to Stage Walkout to Protest Sales to Border Contractor
Wayfair Employees to Stage Walkout to Protest Sales to Border Contractor

Employees at Wayfair are planning a walkout to protest the company's decision to sell furniture to facilities housing detained migrant children at the southern U.S. border, according to The Boston Globe. An...

Border Official Steps Down as Outrage Grows Over Children
Border Official Steps Down as Outrage Grows Over Children

The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in filthy conditions at one of the agency's stations in Texas. Commission...

Scattered Showers, Thunder Continues Ahead of Partly Sunny Wednesday
Scattered Showers, Thunder Continues Ahead of Partly Sunny Wednesday

Scattered showers and thundershowers continue to move east through New England. The rain comes to an end tonight from west to east, but our humidity will stick around for the rest of the night and into the...