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Person struck by Amtrak train in Holyoke

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - According to Amtrak’s Public Relations Manager, an individual who was allegedly trespassing on train tracks in Holyoke near Beech and Lyman Streets was hit by a train Saturday at around 2:22 p.m. No word yet on their condition. Amtrak officials told Western Mass News Train...
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WATCH: 4-star QB Dante Reno to make college commitment live Saturday on CBS Sports HQ

Dante Reno, a four-star quarterback and the No. 283 overall player in the Class of 2024, is set to make his college commitment on CBS Sports HQ live on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. Reno has narrowed his choices down to Virginia, Wake Forest, Kentucky, NC State, Purdue and South Carolina. The 247Sports Crystal Ball gives the Gamecocks and coach Shane Beamer the best chance of landing Reno's services. You can watch the announcement live in the video at the top of this page, on the CBS Sports App or via your connected device (Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV).

Bentley’s Barbershop celebrates grand opening in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A block party was held in Springfield today to celebrate the grand opening of Bentley’s Barbershop. Mayor Domenic Sarno attended the special ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Bentley’s Barbershop’s new location on Boston Road, in the old Salvatore’s Restaurant. “We’re...

Former state Sen. Dean Tran of Fitchburg indicted in firearms case

BOSTON — Congressional candidate and former state Sen. Dean Tran of Fitchburg has been indicted for allegedly taking a firearm from an elderly constituent and misleading investigators on what happened. Attorney General Maura Healey announced late Friday that Tran, 46, was indicted earlier in the day by a Worcester...

Fourth of July tradition continues in Scituate

SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) — Thunderstorms postponed some Fourth of July outdoor fun on Saturday, but in Scituate the explosive show must go on. It’s a tradition that dates back to the 1930s: The Hope and Jackson Family Fun Day. “We serve the community New England style clam chowder, plenty of food, events for the kids […]

Elvis Presley at the Edgemere Drive-In

SHREWSBURY – A recently acquired scrapbook provides a look back into the life and times of a (then) teen-aged young lady from Milford during the late 1950s. After reviewing the scrapbook, it becomes apparent that she, like many other teens back then, was very taken up with Elvis Presley, who was wildly popular during those years.

Storms fire up this evening bring rain, hail and strong winds

We have a stormy start to the holiday weekend. A cold front will bring the chance for thunderstorms, hail and damaging winds this afternoon. Worcester is under a slight risk of severe weather. The biggest threats are hail, strong winds and flooding. The storms arrive Saturday afternoon and evening. No...

Keep the Faith: Worcester deserves housing for all

Last Thursday I went with Terry, a member of the church I serve, First Unitarian Church of Worcester, to look at a hole in the ground. This was not just any hole: it was basement dug at 33 Merrick Street, which is on its way to becoming a duplex. This new building will offer affordable home ownership for two families in the Piedmont neighborhood.

Stafford Motor Speedway Results: July 2, 2022 (SRX Series)

SRX Series results from the Stafford Motor Speedway. Tonight, the SRX Series unloads in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. The half-mile of Stafford Motor Speedway is set to host the third race of the SRX season. View Stafford race results below. Marco Andretti and Paul Tracy set the front row for the...
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Red Sox place Rich Hill on injured list

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed pitcher Rich Hill on the 15-day injured list because of a sprained left knee and recalled reliever Phillips Valdéz from Triple-A Worcester before their game against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Hill (4-4, 4.20 ERA) exited Friday’s game against the...

Neighborhood Watch Meetings in Worcester - July 2022

The Worcester Police Department is encouraging residents to attend their neighborhood watch meetings to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in their neighborhoods and to share any concerns or questions they may have. There are over 50 Neighborhood Watch Groups in Worcester. Meetings are held regularly — often once a...

Arrest made in connection with fatal shooting of teen in Worcester

WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Worcester Police are have made an arrest after a 17-year-old was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon, officials told 7NEWS. According to Worcester Police, the suspect in custody is a juvenile. The teen was shot outside Lafayette Place in Worcester, police found his body laying facedown on...