Local obituary notices in Sturbridge, MA
Sunday Nov 1 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
" Guenter Schabowski, the senior East German official whose cryptic announcement that the communist country was opening its fortified border precipitated the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, died Sunday at 86. Politburo spokesman Schabowski's halting words at the conclusion of a plodding evening news conference on Nov. 9, 1989, put an end to Berlin's 28 years of division. Schabowski offhandedly said East Germany was lifting restrictions on travel across its border with West Germany. Comment?
Oct 27, 2015 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Family and co-workers are mourning a 31-year-old Sturbridge mother of three and her 9-month-old son, victims of a deadly collision Monday on a dangerous stretch of Route 20 . "It's just a lot to process," said Paula Coggeshall, the mother's aunt. Comment?
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