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Man charged with kidnapping after allegedly trapping girls in Hudson church bathroom
Police alleged that Michael Gadomski, 61, engaged in “similar unwanted activity” with the same underage girls in the past. A Stow man is facing kidnapping charges after allegedly trapping two underage girls in a bathroom at a Hudson church Saturday, according to police. Michael Gadomski, 61, is accused...
A Framingham family lost nearly everything in house fire. How you can help them recover
FRAMINGHAM — A local family of five has lost everything, including costly medication, after the house they rented on Old Worcester Road was struck by fire on Tuesday. A GoFundMe account has been started to help raise money to assist the Rodriguez family — Sixmarie, her husband Eufrasio and their three teenage daughters. "We...
Four arrested for vandalism after posing as T-Mobile workers at West Boylston cell tower
The suspects' vehicles matched descriptions of those at similar incidents in the New England area, police said. Four people are charged with vandalism after police found them at a West Boylston cell tower possibly attempting to steal a cable to then sell it as scrap. On Friday, West Boylston police...
Search Warrant Leads to Drug Trafficking Arrest in Worcester
WORCESTER – A search warrant served Monday morning at a residence on Vernon Street led to the arrest of a local man on drug trafficking charges. Worcester Police officers arrived at the residence in the morning of Monday, March 4, and entered the residence shortly after 6:30 AM. The target of the warrant, James Washington, 69, of Worcester, was detained pending the search.
Worcester Public Schools unveils new electric bus
WORCESTER, Mass. - Worcester Public Schools joined local, state and federal partners on Monday to celebrate a $5.8 million grant which will provide 15 electric buses for the district. What You Need To Know. Worcester Public Schools announced a $5.8 million grant for 15 electric buses. The new fleet will...
Baxter International to close Acton facility, lay off employees
Baxter International, a medical device company based in Illinois, plans to close its site in Acton only a few years after acquiring the building. The closure will result in 59 employees losing their jobs. The job cuts are effective May 3 to June 30, according to a WARN Notice filed...
Lucky Number 11: Massachusetts Carpenter Scores Consecutive Lottery Wins
Carpenter hits the jackpot twice, scoring $1 million after a $500 win.
Proposal would create statewide Ebony Alert for missing Black women and girls
WORCESTER ― Their faces smile out of posts on the Worcester Police Department's official Facebook page. Many of the photos are selfies taken to capture a moment of pride, joy or security in their lives. But their inclusion on the official page is usually an indication something's wrong. They...
Looking for sunny skies? Look elsewhere.
DREARY OPEN TO THE WEEK We begin the new week with an overcast sky and temperatures in the low 40s. Over the course of Monday, there may be a few sprinkles, but it will generally remain an gray and dry day. Temperatures may climb 5-7 degrees, but no more than that. Rain showers will arrive by Tuesday morning with temperatures in the low 40s. Showers will be off and on into the evening with a period of steady rain during the afternoon. Highs will remain in the mid 40s once again. As we step into the midweek, expect temperatures to fluctuate a little bit. While Wednesday will similarly remain overcast, it’ll become a mild one with temperatures climbing to around 60 degrees. A few showers will enter the area as we approach the mid to late afternoon, but steady rain is not expected. Don’t get too comfortable with the warmth as we head into Thursday though. DAMP AND COOL END TO THE WEEK
Discover Millbury: Exploring 3 Must-Try Modern American Cuisine Hotspots
In this article, we'll be exploring three standout examples of modern American cuisine in Millbury. Have you had the opportunity to sample any of these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Is winter over? No snow in sight after a mild February in Worcester
WORCESTER — Even with an extra day due to Leap Year, February didn’t bring much snow to Worcester. During what was the eighth-warmest February for the city on the National Weather Service's books, Worcester measured just 6 inches of snow. The city's average snowfall for the month is 21.2 inches. ...
WooSox announce full promotional schedule for 2024 season
WORCESTER, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – The sound of the crack of a baseball bat will soon be heard throughout Polar Park in Worcester as the Worcester Red Sox begin regular season play and the team has announced their full promotional game slate for the upcoming 2024 season. Early in the...
Worcester Landlord Summit and Rental Registry Launch: An Opportunity for Local Property Owners and Investors
Worcester, Massachusetts, will hold its annual Landlord Summit on March 9, 2024, at the DCU Center. This event is a significant gathering for rental property owners and potential investors. It will cover topics like owning historic property, fire prevention, working with public service agencies, healthy housing, deleading, and housing grant programs.
Worcester Police Seek Help to Find Missing Teenager Kayque Araujo
The Worcester Police Department is reaching out to the community, seeking assistance in the search for a missing teenager. Thirteen-year-old Kayque Araujo was reportedly last seen on Blackstone River Rd. The young male, described as approximately 5’8" with a requirement for glasses, was noted to have been wearing a green sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and white shoes at the time of his disappearance, according to a plea posted on the department’s official Facebook page.
Taste Temptations: Delighting in Milford, MA’s Top 25 Culinary Hotspots
Located in Worcester County, Massachusetts, Milford is home to a wealth of diverse dining options. These restaurants represent a variety of cultures and cuisines, from classic American eateries to Italian bistros, Mexican cantinas, Asian delicacies, and much more. They represent the melting pot of cultures in Milford, offering both locals...
Gallery opens exhibition of junk paintings and assemblage sculptures
Enter the world of madness through the lens of self proclaimed “junk collector” and lowbrow pop surrealist artist Brad Chapman Bleau in “Step Right Up” at The Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Art Gallery. Bleau’s work is situated within material and visual culture, finding deep beauty in the dusty detritus of yesteryear, showing us that seemingly insignificant objects do in fact, have the capacity to be art. This series of work calls upon the commonality found in nostalgic associations we have with objects from our pasts and offers the opportunity for connection.
Blackstone River Coalition looking for volunteers
NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. - The Blackstone River Coalition is looking for volunteers to help monitor and maintain the health of the river running through Central Massachusetts and Rhode Island. What You Need To Know. The Blackstone River Coalition is looking for volunteers to help monitor and maintain the health of the...
10 least expensive homes sold in Worcester County, Feb. 25 - March 2
A house in Ashburnham that sold for $100,000 tops the list of the most affordable residential real estate sales in Worcester County in the past week. In total, 77 residential real estate sales were recorded in the county during the past week, with an average price of $397,753. The average price per square foot ended up at $260.
Ellen Garrison should still be honored in Concord
I write today to express my heartfelt appreciation for the School Committee’s recent decision regarding the Concord Middle School naming. The committee’s decision to open the process to the community, allowing us to recognize and nominate 23 remarkable Concordians who have served as changemakers, exemplifies the democratic spirit and inclusivity that defines our town. We are indeed fortunate to live in a town where such dialogue is not only invited but also welcomed with open arms.
Actor Observer returns to Palladium with a lot of creative momentum and new music
Much like the rest of us, this winter has been a fairly quiet affair for Actor Observer, at least in terms of getting out on stage and putting on live shows. But as the temps start to rise and the unofficial hibernation period ends, the band is ready to make its way to town to purge some of those pent-up frustrations and New England winter isolation blues the only way it knows how.