Brimfield, MA

Officials investigating after string of break-ins in Worcester

WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a string of break-ins left Worcester businesses in disarray Monday morning. Officers responding to reports of burglaries on Cambridge Street found at least three businesses, including Jennifer Lee’s Bakery and Aretha’s Kitchen, had been broken into. Businesses reported cash stolen and their buildings damaged, and Aretha’s Kitchen said the burglar poured bleach all over her floor.
Register Citizen

Police: Man killed after truck overturns on I-395 in Killingly

KILLINGLY — State police are looking for witnesses to a truck crash that killed a man Tuesday morning. Police said the man was driving a 2005 Nissan flatbed two-axle truck northbound on Interstate 395 when he drifted off the roadway. The vehicle overturned in the median and the driver was killed, police said.

Exclusive: sisters of Brimfield crash victim remember brother as ‘happy kid he was’

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Western Mass News is bringing you an update following the tragic accident that took the lives of three teenagers on Sunday. Community members have already gathered for multiple vigils, and have many planned throughout this week. Friends of one victim set up a memorial on his desk at Tantasqua Regional High School, where he attended class.

Upcoming local showcases put Worcester's hip-hop talent on display

For Worcester hip-hop artist Novian Wright, an opportunity to open up for Worcester-born national musical act Joyner Lucas at the recent Joynerfest at the Palladium was “everything I've ever wanted.” While he's no stranger to local stages — the recent high school grad has been a part of the scene since he was 8 years old — Wright says the feeling of being on stage and connecting with the audience makes him feel alive. But more than that, performing live is “crucial to growing in the industry.”

Four teenagers face charges for attacking a Worcester musician at South Station

BOSTON (WHDH) - Four teenagers accused of attacking a Worcester drummer outside of South Station Friday are facing multiple charges for the assault. Officers responding to reports of an attack on Atlantic Avenue near South Station early Friday morning were told that Adam Neufell, drummer for the Worcester-based band Young Other, was outside South Station looking at a map with his girlfriend when several young men jumped out of a grey Toyota 4Runner and yelled at him to “get a haircut.” One of the suspects then punched Neufell before the others joined the attack, video shows.

3 teenagers killed, another injured in central Massachusetts crash

Three teenagers are dead and another is seriously injured following a crash that happened in central Massachusetts, according to state police. State police officials said the crash happened at about 12:50 a.m. Sunday in the area of 40 East Brimfield-Holland Road in Brimfield. Troopers who responded to the scene found...

"It's no one's business": Woman explains experience of medically-necessary abortion

WORCESTER – The Supreme Court's decision on abortion rights brought an Ashburnham mother back to a difficult experience in 2018. "I lost a baby that I very much wanted," Amanda Loiselle told WBZ-TV. Loiselle found herself at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester in need of an abortion. "At that point, I was at 19 weeks pregnant, but my baby had already passed away," she explained. "I needed a medically-necessary abortion or otherwise I would bleed out if I had just had the miscarriage." The procedure likely saved her life. That's why the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was not only disheartening...

4 under 22-years-old from Massachusetts injured, 2 of them fatally, in serious weekend crash

Two Massachusetts residents under 22 years old were killed this past weekend and two others seriously injured in a double fatal crash. According to Dave Procopio of Massachusetts State Police, at approximately 11:42 a.m. on Sunday morning, Troopers assigned to the State Police-Sturbridge Barracks responded to a crash involving a 2003 BMW 325XI that had rolled over on I-395 southbound in Webster at the 3.3-mile marker.