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Two Worcester Men Arrested in Webster for Drugs, Warrant

WEBSTER - A traffic stop for illegally attached plates led to the arrest of two Worcester men for outstanding warrants and drugs on Wednesday, January 19. An officer stopped a vehicle for having plates attached to a vehicle that did not match the registration. The driver admitted to knowing the plates were not matching. He had no identification, but provided a name and date of birth.
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Canterbury Pool Company Owner Files for Bankruptcy, Customers Out a Half-Million Dollars

“Very quickly after receiving the check he indicated, ‘oh, I don’t think we can do it this soon. How ‘bout the spring,’” Ed Staples of Pomfret recalled. Staples said he paid Roy more than $7,000 towards an in-ground/above-ground pool in August of 2020. Though the project never got off the ground, Staples said. Roy cashed the check and came back asking for more money.

Worcester Police Arrests Two for Serial Commercial Robberies

Worcester Police arrested two suspects involved in a series of commercial robberies on Thursday. Police said the first robbery took place on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Fiddler’s Green Pub located at 19 Temple St., followed by another on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at approximately 2:42 a.m. at a grocery store located at 49 Vernon St.

Worcesteria: COVID surge mess could have been avoided

There are a few common refrains that I hear regarding vaccination and boosters: A.) “Why bother with the vaccine — people are getting sick anyways — it’s not working!” B.) “Why do we have to get a booster? It can’t be that effective.” And my personal favorite, C.) “My decision to not get vaccinated doesn’t hurt someone else who does.”

Saturday morning news update

In this update, the Hampden DA has concluded the investigation into the deadly officer-involved shooting of Orlando Taylor III, a man is now set to face murder charges in Springfield after being arrested in connection to a homicide on Leete Street, and the now deceased Brian Laundrie confessed to killing his girlfriend Gabby Petito. Plus, Meteorologist Ken Mahan has your latest forecast.