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Boston Globe

Woman arrested for drunken driving after allegedly hitting State Police cruiser in Worcester

A woman was arrested for drunken driving Monday night after she allegedly struck a Massachusetts State Police cruiser in Worcester, authorities said. The cruiser was hit in heavy traffic on Interstate 290 eastbound at Burncoat Street at approximately 10:35 p.m. and State Police, the Worcester Fire Department and an ambulance responded to the scene, according to State Police spokesman David Procopio. The male trooper was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, he said.
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Mass. Registry of Motor Vehicles Resumes Some Service Options

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles on Monday resumed offering some services that had been put on hold during the coronavirus pandemic. Twenty-one locations statewide will offer appointments for in-person vehicle and driver services, walk-in visits, and business-to-business transactions, which includes bulk transactions for auto dealers and insurance agents, the agency said in a prior statement.

Providence spinout Xealth raises $24M to expand digital health services

Xealth, which handles digital health strategies for more than 20 hospital systems, has raised $24 million in new funding, the Seattle-based startup announced Tuesday. Xealth’s platform builds on the growing ecosystem of health care apps and digital services. The company enables health providers to access and monitor such tools, including remote patient monitoring devices, health questionnaires, prescription services and traditional smartphone apps.
Rolling Stone

Watch the Rolling Stones Play Their First Show Without Charlie Watts

The Rolling Stones aren’t launching the 2021 leg of their No Filter tour until Sunday night at the Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri, but a tiny crowd of invited guests got to see them play a 14-song warmup show Monday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The private event was organized by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

The Rolling Stones Perform Private Concert In Foxboro

The Rolling Stones returned to the stage on Monday night to play a private concert hosted at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts by Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Last night’s show marked the band’s first since drummer Charlie Watts died on August 24. The concert took place in a tent set...

Falmouth Teenagers Found Guilty Of Assault On Franklin Teen

Two Falmouth teenagers were found guilty of assault after they kicked and beat a Franklin teenager until—and after—he was unconscious at a party last summer in Falmouth. According to Falmouth police, the two who were charged with crimes related to the incident received probation until they reach their 18th birthdays. The court case was conducted on August 18 in Falmouth Juvenile Court.

Police investigating crash on Lincoln/Smithfield border

LINCOLN, R.I. (WLNE)- Investigators from the Lincoln, Smithfield, and Rhode Island State Police Departments are on scene of a crash in Lincoln. ABC6 crews on the scene said that one car has driven into a pole on Route 7 near Twin River Road. Officers at the scene are armed with...

Superior Court Judge Susan E. McGuirl to retire after two decades on the bench

PROVIDENCE — Superior Court Judge Susan E. McGuirl, a trailblazer in Rhode Island, is retiring Oct. 29 after two decades on the bench. McGuirl, who made history early in her career as the first woman to be named deputy state attorney general, notified Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Monday of her intention to step down to begin a “new phase” in life.

Dudley Man Pleads Guilty to Unemployment Claims Fraud

BOSTON - A local man pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges related to obtaining and misusing COVID-19-related unemployment assistance. Norman Higgs, 34, of Dudley, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud conspiracy in federal court on Friday, September 17. Higgs will appear for sentencing on December 17. According to...
Worcester Business Journal

New Seven Hills behavioral health center opens in Worcester

Worcester nonprofit Seven Hills Foundation announced on Monday the opening of its new behavioral health center, Seven Hills Child & Family Behavioral Health, on Gold Star Boulevard in Worcester. The new center will provide space for the clinical operations of Seven Hills affiliates YOU, Inc., Children’s Friend, and Family Services...

Hudson revives mask mandate for town buildings

HUDSON – Masks are once again required in Hudson town buildings following a Board of Health vote on Sept. 14. The order took effect on Sept. 20 and applies to all employees and visitors regardless of vaccination status. Children under two years of age are exempt from the order, as...