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5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Keith Nason , 44, of the Worcester County Jail and House of Correction, West Boylston, was sentenced to six concurrent terms of 2 to 3 years in Walpole State Prison after pleading guilty to three counts of breaking and entering in the daytime with intent to commit a felony and three counts of larceny from a building.
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9 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
Residents of the quiet South Row Road neighborhood are reeling after authorities allege a 47-year-old woman attacked her boyfriend with an ax early Wednesday morning, leaving him in critical condition.
Another child will die on the state's watch unless the Department of Children and Families takes immediate action, according to DCF social workers, investigators and supervisors said during an informational picket on Tuesday.
Officials say the woman was cleaning her bathroom at her home at the Lake Haven Trailer Park on Sunday, when she mixed a cleaning product that may have had ammonia in it with bleach, a combination which can create toxic vapors.
Fourteen doctors in Worcester County, half of them ophthalmologists and many of them billing for expensive drugs, received $11.2 million in Medicare payments during 2012, according to detailed data released this month by the federal government.
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Elsa Oliver of Fitchburg is arraigned on multiple charges related to the case of her missing 5-year-old son Jeremiah Oliver at Worcester Superior Court on Friday, March 28, 2014.
The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway in Massachusetts has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old.
Sandrino Oliver was so overcome with emotion after learning his 5-year-old nephew Jeremiah Oliver's body may have been found Friday that he collapsed and went into convulsions at a makeshift memorial across from the boy's home.
A Fitchburg man was arraigned in Worcester Superior Court Thursday for his alleged involvement in a fire a Leominster breakfast diner that is being blamed on arson.
Edgardo Colon , 35, of the Worcester County Jail and House of Correction, West Boylston, was sentenced to 3 to 31 2 years in Walpole State Prison after pleading guilty to armed robbery.
A moose frolicked on the campus of Greenfield's Stonleigh-Burnham School earlier this week, even taking a plunge in a campus pond before heading for greener pastures.