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Donut Delight: Uncovering Leominster's 3 Must-Try Donut Destinations
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional donut shops located in Leominster. Have you had a chance to visit any of these sweet spots yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts! Feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
'Gifted, Talented' Teacher Killed In Wrong-Way Crash In Webster Along With Second Driver
A GMC Sierra truck got onto the highway driving north in the southbound lane in Worcester County just after 10:15 p.m. in the town of Webster and slammed into a Honda CRV in the left lane, Massachusetts State Police said. Jordan Pimentel, age 31, of Auburn, who was behind the...
A Foodie's Guide to Leominster: Top 3 Diners to Explore
This article presents a tour of three delightful diners in Leominster. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Beyond Crime Rates: Unveiling the Socioeconomic Fabric of Massachusetts' Urban Safety
Massachusetts, a state steeped in American history, has recently observed a concerning uptick in violent crime rates. With a rate of 322 per 100,000 people in 2022, the trend in Massachusetts diverges from the national decrease in violent crimes. Cities like Holyoke, Springfield, and Worcester are under the spotlight for their high rates of property crimes, violent offenses, and sexual assaults. The bustling streets of Boston also reflect substantial numbers of sexual assaults and homicides, revealing the varied landscape of urban crime that Massachusetts contends with.
‘Worcester Six’ honored on 24th anniversary of deadly warehouse fire
“This feels like sacred ground to us. This is where it happened, and the fact that the fire station is here is a fitting tribute,” said Deputy Fire Chief Sam Richesson. “These firefighters did what most would hope to never have to be undertaken. They made the ultimate sacrifice to save their brothers, and it’s our job to honor them.”
Fitchburg's Finest: A Tour Through 4 Remarkable Diners
This article presents a guide to four delightful diners in Fitchburg. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below:
Local Police Crackdown Tackles Broader Opioid Crisis
In a targeted action against the opioid epidemic's local impact, the Worcester Police Department Vice Squad's recent operation on Cambridge Street led to four arrests on the morning of November 30. The raid, which commenced at approximately 10:30 AM, resulted in the seizure of drugs including heroin and fentanyl, crystal meth, and an illegal firearm. Among those apprehended were Kerdinand Fuentes (32), Hector Feliciano (41), and Kayla Ganung (36), all on outstanding warrants, while homeowner Mark Moriarty (35) now faces multiple charges related to drug trafficking and unlawful firearm possession.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in worcester, MA
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around worcester.
Worcester Police Dismantle Drug Ring in Strategic Raid: A Look at the Socioeconomic Impact of Drug Trafficking
In a decisive clampdown on November 30th, 2023, the Worcester Police Vice Squad conducted a significant drug raid on Cambridge St., disbanding a notorious local drug ring. The sting led to the arrest of Mark Moriarty, 35, along with Kerdinand Fuentes, 32, Hector Feliciano, 41, and Kayla Ganung, 36, on various drug-related offenses and outstanding warrants. The operation unearthed a trove of illicit substances believed to be heroin, fentanyl, and crystal meth, and an unlicensed rifle, underlining the persistent efforts to combat drug-related crimes in Worcester.
Search Warrant Leads to Four Arrests in Worcester
WORCESTER – Officers with the Worcester Department Police Vice Squad executed a search warrant at a residence on Cambridge Street during the morning on Friday, November 30, leading to four arrests. During the search, which began around 10:30 AM, officers discovered several bags of what the believed to be...
Lawsuit over Mass. town not following state housing law thrown out by judge
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the town of Holden over its decision not to comply with a state law meant to increase the housing supply in communities served by the MBTA. The lawsuit, filed in August by the Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance and two local residents, claimed that...
79-year-old man arrested on child enticement charges in Acton
Cooper allegedly agreed to meet what he thought was a child in the South Acton Commuter Lot.
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery, Arson, Ambulance Theft, Burglary, Murder, and Lawsuit Hit Worcester County
Dudley police are seeking a suspect involved in an armed robbery at a Dollar General store. A woman is accused of intentionally setting fire to a police station in Westborough. A man stole an ambulance from a hospital in Gardner and led police on a chase. A Worcester woman fended off a would-be burglar with a broomstick. A man is held without bail for a murder at a Worcester massage parlor. A lawsuit against Harvard over harassment allegations will move to mediation.
Car wash chain pays $1.25 million for parcel on Main Street, Worcester
WORCESTER — A car wash and gas station company with reach across Eastern Massachusetts purchased the former site of a car dealership at 1103 Main St. for $1.25 million last Friday. New York Capital Investment Group, a Canton-based holding company that manages Prestige Car Wash & Gas, is the...
Harvard whistleblower Joan Donovan files complaint against her former employer
A former Harvard staff member and disinformation expert filed a complaint on Monday against the university, alleging unfair treatment and an unfair firing. Joan Donovan claims in her complaint, filed with the Massachusetts attorney general and the U.S. Department of Education, that her main project was gutted after Harvard received a record $500 million donation from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in late 2021, a foundation run by Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife.
10 least expensive homes sold in Worcester County, Nov. 26 - Dec. 2
A house in Gardner that sold for $185,000 tops the list of the most affordable residential real estate sales in Worcester County in the past week. In total, 99 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $466,625. The average price per square foot ended up at $273.
Join the Landry's Worcester Polar Express Ride on the SNETT this Sunday!
All aboard the Landry's Worcester Polar Express Ride on the SNETT! This Sunday, Sun, Dec 10, from 9am - 11am, we are inviting all adventurers to join us for a thrilling gravel ride on the Southern New England Trunkline Trail. The starting whistle will blow at the 107 Wallum Lake Road, Douglas, MA 01516.
Fiscal 2023 year salaries for Narragansett Regional School District employees
Here are the 2023 fiscal year salaries of all 362 Narragansett Regional School District employees, which total $14,612,595. For more information about the salaries of school district employees, please see our related story here. Last NameFirst NameGross Pay. CasavantChristopher$177,000.04. SuperchiMolly$121,000.10. HollowayMatthew$116,514.06. YoungColby$114,933.02. LafreniereMary$112,977.04. SoltysikEmily$112,294.12. PerrineJared$110,313.06. GeysterAnn-Marie$107,610.94. DonnellyKathleen$97,204.57. BoudreauKristine$96,862.12. CormierMelissa$96,507.02. O'DeaErin$96,199.06.
Then & Now: Jefferson Post Office, Princeton Street, Holden
The post office in what would become the Jefferson section of Holden was once housed in the mill of Martin V.B. Jefferson. His woolen goods operation was in a complex off Princeton Street. ...
Join Mayor Arthur Vigeant's Farewell Address and Reception on December 14
Join Mayor Arthur Vigeant on Thursday, December 14, 5:15pm in City Council Chambers for his Farewell Address. Reception will immediately follow in the foyer. All are welcome to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Mayor's Office - (508) 460-3770.Visit here for more details.