Trial of man charged in state trooper’s death gets started
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The trial of a Massachusetts man charged with driving high on marijuana and causing the death of a state police trooper is getting underway.
Smith with 3 TDs leads Harvard past Holy Cross 31-21
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jake Smith threw for three touchdowns as Harvard beat Holy Cross 31-21 on Saturday.
Smith had 161 yards passing for the Crimson (4-1). Devin Darrington ran for 109...
Massachusetts woman charged in fatal stabbing of man
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman is facing charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 40-year-old man.
Worcester police say the 32-year-old suspect is charged with...
Massachusetts city will not move Halloween this year
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The second largest city in Massachusetts is sticking with the Oct. 31 date for Halloween celebrations this year.
Massachusetts city considers moving Halloween
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The second largest city in Massachusetts is considering permanently moving Halloween to the last Saturday of October instead of Oct. 31 to avoid problems with midweek...
No Worcester Columbus Day parade for first time in century
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — 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.
Board signs off on construction of ballpark, development
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — 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...
Judge weighs lawsuit on ending of Liberian immigrant program
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A federal judge in Massachusetts is weighing the Trump administration's request to dismiss a lawsuit challenging its decision to end a humanitarian program allowing...
2 guns in 3 days found in luggage at Boston airport
BOSTON (AP) — Federal airport security officials say two times in three days they have found guns in travelers' luggage at Boston's Logan International Airport.
Police investigate stabbing death of 34-year-old woman
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A 34-year-old woman has been fatally stabbed in Worcester, and police are looking for a 36-year-old man in connection with the death.
Worcester man gets up to 15 years for human trafficking
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for holding a woman captive for three weeks and forcing her into prostitution.
Moose euthanized after being struck by cars
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts wildlife officials say a moose that was struck by two cars and had a broken leg has been euthanized.
Marion Larson, a spokeswoman for the state Division...
Veterans clinic planned for UMass Medical School campus
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Veterans Administration have announced plans to build a 53,000-square foot veterans outpatient clinic on...
Massachusetts reports 4th death from mosquito virus
BOSTON (AP) — State public health officials say a fourth Massachusetts resident has died of the mosquito-borne eastern equine encephalitis virus.
Family seeks answer’s in choking death of 10-year-old girl
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The family of a 10-year-old Massachusetts girl who died after apparently choking on a carrot at school is looking for more information from the district about what...
Explosive devices found in rubble of burned condo complex
FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been found dead next to two homemade explosive devices and propane tanks in the wreckage of a Massachusetts condominium building severely damaged...
Former state police union president pleads not guilty
BOSTON (AP) — The former president of the Massachusetts State Police union charged with misusing union funds wants permission to speak with longtime friends, including two witnesses in the...
Firefighter dies in Massachusetts ATV crash
ASHBURNHAM, Mass. (AP) — An off-duty firefighter has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Massachusetts.
The Worcester district attorney's office says the body of a 52-year-old Gardner...
Woman runs own half marathon after mix-up with UK race
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman thought she was signing up to run a half marathon near her home, not across the Atlantic Ocean.
TSA find gun in carry-on bag at Worcester airport
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says its officers found a loaded gun in a woman's luggage at a Massachusetts airport.
2 men plead not guilty in connection with burned body
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Two more men have been arraigned in connection with a burned body found in Worcester.
The Telegram & Gazette reports the defendants denied knowing a bundle they moved...
State’s Catholic leaders call for climate change action
BOSTON (AP) — The leaders of the four Roman Catholic dioceses in Massachusetts are calling on the faithful to address climate change.
In a pastoral letter released Monday, the bishops wrote...
3 men charged in connection with burned body
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Three men are facing charges in connection with a burned body discovered in Worcester.
MassLive.com reports that 35-year-old Primitivo Matos and 27-year-old Daniel...
Former Holy Cross coach, fired after 34 years, sues school
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The former coach of the Holy Cross women's basketball team who was fired in March after 34 years has sued the school, alleging breach of contract, defamation, age...
Former state police union leader and lobbyist indicted
BOSTON (AP) — The former president of the Massachusetts State Police labor union and the union's former lobbyist have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Chiropractor who evaded taxes for 25 years sent to prison
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts chiropractor federal authorities say didn't pay taxes for 25 years has been sent to prison for six months.
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2 charged in fatal Worcester shooting held without bail
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Two people charged in connection with a weekend shooting in Worcester that left a man dead have been held without bail.
Man charged with throwing girl into lake faces March trial
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with throwing his friend's 7-year-old daughter off a bridge and into a lake is scheduled to go on trial in March.
Man shot dead at Worcester apartment complex
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Worcester police continue to investigate a weekend shooting at a city apartment complex.
Officers responded to the Lincoln Village Apartments on Country Club...
Suspect stabs police dog in head with screwdriver
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say a police dog that was stabbed in the head multiple times with a screwdriver by a crime suspect is expected to recover.
2 new human cases of EEE confirmed in Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) — Two new human cases of eastern equine encephalitis have been confirmed in Massachusetts, bringing the total this season to seven.
Attendance drops as PawSox prepare to depart Rhode Island
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Attendance at Pawtucket Red Sox games has dropped as the team prepares to depart Rhode Island for Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe reports the PawSox are averaging just...
Ex-postal worker accused of stealing from customers
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A former postal worker from Massachusetts who stole from customers along her route and was accused of smoking crack on the job has avoided prison.
D-Day tour promoter charged with stealing from clients
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts tour promoter charged with keeping as much as $59,000 paid by a dozen people for trips to World War II battle sites that never happened could face several...
Bear euthanized after getting struck by car
HOLDEN, Mass. (AP) — A 300-pound bear struck by a car in Massachusetts has been euthanized.
The Telegram & Gazette reports that state Environmental Police responded to Holden at about 12:45...
Preacher subdued with stun gun after struggle at church
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police say they used a stun gun on a Massachusetts preacher because he was interfering in a child custody case.
Worcester police responded to the Cornerstone Baptist...
Aerial mosquito spraying scheduled for weekend
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' battle against the growing threat of mosquito-borne illnesses is continuing this weekend with aerial spraying in parts of Worcester and Middlesex counties.
Cocaine dealing suspect says he found drugs in drive-thru
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — 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...
Massachusetts transit agency considers fare-free buses
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts public transit agency is considering a fare-free bus system.
The Telegram & Gazette reports that the Worcester Regional Transit Authority Advisory...
Man killed, 2 officers hurt after chain reaction crash
RUTLAND, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts police officers are recovering from injuries after a crash that left a Worcester man dead.
According to Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr.,...
Church closed after grenades found among donated items
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police bomb squads have converged on a Massachusetts church after hand grenades were found in a pile of donated back-to-school items.
Man charged in trooper’s death heads to trial in October
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with causing the death of a state police trooper has waived his right to a jury trial and instead the case will be heard by a judge.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A New Hampshire man charged with fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in a Massachusetts restaurant where she was attending a book club meeting has been committed to a mental...
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a deputy sheriff from Texas has been charged with cyberstalking a Massachusetts girl he met playing an online game.
Hanover Insurance: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) _ The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. (THG) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $74 million.
On a per-share basis, the Worcester, Massachusetts-based company...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police found two Ferraris in a warehouse in Massachusetts more than 180 miles (289.67 kilometers) from where they were reported stolen on Long Island, New York.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has denied a preliminary injunction request from a group seeking to halt the razing of a 91-year-old Catholic church.
BOSTON (AP) — A media critic and four journalists are the recipients of the 2019 Yankee Quill, New England's highest journalistic honor.
The Academy of New England Journalists says this...