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East Windsor man found with vast collection of child porn

EAST WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) - An East Windsor man appeared in court Tuesday, accused of creating child pornography. Mark Roman, 53, of East Windsor was arrested on a federal complaint that charged him with production of child pornography and transportation of child pornography. The investigation into Roman began after the...
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The Landmark

WRHS student-athletes sign NCAA Letters of Intent

HOLDEN — Three student-athletes from the Wachusett Regional High School class of 2022 have signed NCAA letters of intent to attend colleges and universities where they will be participating in their chosen sports next fall. Lily Johnson — Johnson is a three-year member of field hockey varsity and the WRHS...
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Westport News

East Windsor man charged after filming sexual abuse of minor

An East Windsor man was charged Monday after he allegedly filmed the sexual abuse of a child, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Police allegedly found about 3,000 images and videos of child sexual abuse after seizing the phone, laptop and computer storage devices of Mark Roman, 53, of East Windsor. Police...
Worcester Business Journal

Clinton cannabis site sells for $17M, five months after tenant acquisition

The site of a renovation project set to become a cannabis cultivation facility in Clinton sold for $16.6 million on Nov. 18, according to the Worcester South District Registry of Deeds. Upon completion, the project at 179 Brook St. will house the Liberty Compassion Center. Liberty Compassion, Inc. is a...

Hearing set for New Salem man accused of shooting relative

NEW SALEM — The 69-year-old man facing seven charges after allegedly shooting a family member is due back in court for a dangerousness hearing on Friday. Laurie Loisel, director of communication and outreach with the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, said the dangerousness hearing, to be held in Orange District Court, will determine if Richard Anderson of New Salem poses a substantial risk to the public if released on bail.

Springfield Central football team preparing for state title game

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield Central High School football is one game away from their third state title in four years, but in order to come out on top, they’ll have to take down a team that had Central’s number this season. "I am very excited about their growth and...

Worcester Tech's Innovation Pathway Program gives students opportunities in high demand industries

WORCESTER, Mass. - A tour of Worcester Technical High School's Innovation Pathway Program highlights the importance of "real world" experience for students. Throughout the program, students commit to two years of college and career planning classes, two years of technical classes at Worcester Tech, and a 100-hour internship during the summer or a capstone project by the end of their senior year.

Worcesteria: Drowning in options on Giving Tuesday

The Greater Worcester Land Trust's “Giving Tuesday” campaign asks a question guaranteed to cut straight to the heart of most Worcesterites: “Does this pothole look welcoming to you?” The campaign is “to fill the trailhead potholes at the Donker Farm parking area,” but let's face it: a sense of humor helps sell these things, especially here in Worcester, and potholes are a Worcesterite's natural enemy in the wild. (In the interest of disclosure, my wife works part time for GWLT.)

Vaccine hesitancy persists among Latinx community in Springfield

Vaccine hesitancy is still prevalent in Hispanic and Latinx communities in Springfield, with COVID-19 vaccination rates trailing well behind the statewide average. The Latinx community in Springfield has been cautious when it comes to getting vaccinated. But at a pop-up clinic last week at South Congregational Church, nurse Lola White tried to comfort people coming in.

New Algonquin mascot options narrowed to five

NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH – The list of new Algonquin Regional High School mascots has been narrowed to five options – the Eagles, Falcons, Nor’Easters, Thunder and Titans. “After more than 1,300 responses to a survey of the community, thousands of interactions through polling on social media and opportunities to speak with students,...

Montague Selectboard seeks more info on proposal to demolition Farren Care Center

MONTAGUE — Discussion about Trinity Health New England’s recommendation to demolish the Farren Care Center continued at Monday’s Selectboard meeting, resulting in added motivation to reconvene with the organization. Monday’s meeting centered primarily around public comment and response from town officials to the company’s recommendation, which was brought to the...

Authorities identify victim of deadly Cuff Avenue shooting

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities have identified the victim of last Tuesday's deadly shooting on Cuff Avenue. On November 23, police found 22-year-old Lyndale Mitchell suffering from a gunshot wound inside a car. He was taken to Baystate Medical Center, but was pronounced dead a short time later. This incident...

BioLife's Worcester plasma services center is company's first in Massachusetts

WORCESTER, Mass. - A ribbon cutting officially marks the opening of BioLife's Plasma Services Center in Worcester. City and state leaders attended the event on Tuesday. BioLife Plasma Services has more than 160 locations across the country. Worcester is its first location in Massachusetts. The Worcester center is located at 68 Stafford Street.