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  1. Worcester police investigation into drugs, guns leads to 6 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    About 5 p.m., members of the Worcester Police Gang Unit forced entry into a Ward Street after getting no response to knocks on the door and announcing their presence, police said in a press release Saturday morning. The target of the monthslong investigation that involved members of the Worcester Police Gang Unit, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration Diversion Team and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is identified as Comal Warburton, 33, of 82 Ward St., Apt.

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  2. Federal court ruling may affect church lawsuits from Southbridge, FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The national organization that filed a federal lawsuit in Massachusetts on behalf of churches in Southbridge and Fitchburg, challenging whether houses of worship should be considered public accommodations and allow people to use bathrooms based upon their perceived gender, has landed a victory in Iowa with a similar lawsuit. The Alliance Defending Freedom of Washington D.C. filed a lawsuit in July on behalf of Fort Des Moines Church of Christ in Iowa after that state's Civil Rights Commission issued guidance documents applying the Iowa Civil Rights Act to churches.

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  3. Stun gun use by police on the rise in Central MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Following a state and national trend, stun gun use by police in Central Massachusetts continues to increase, new data shows, with local departments widely praising the device as a way to de-escalate conflicts that otherwise could result in serious injuries. “It's one of the best tools that we have,” said Shane D. Woodson, police chief in Southbridge, one of 55 municipalities in Worcester County that have been approved to use the device by the state.

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  4. Gardner man to get out of jail early, with commutation from President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Gardner man serving a life term on drug charges is among the 98 inmates whose sentences were commuted by President Barack Obama this week. Alberto Lopez, a one-time resident of Pine Street in Gardner, had been serving a life term plus six years' supervised release after being convicted of possession and conspiracy charges related to distribution of heroin and cocaine.

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  5. Fitchburg woman held on $1M bail in Maine homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Massachusetts woman wanted in connection with a drug-related homicide in Maine has been ordered held on $1 million cash bail on a fugitive from justice charge. The Sentinel & Enterprise reports that Tia Ludwick, of Leominster , also signed an extradition waiver at a court appearance Thursday.

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  6. Cities see hike in registered voters; positive early-vote numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Aided by the convenience of a new online registration option, Worcester-area cities and towns have seen an increase in the number of voters this year - from around a 1 percent rise in Worcester to a 10 percent jump among Fitchburg residents. And a new law that allows early voting is getting good early reviews, with up to 1,000 Worcester voters showing up each day to cast ballots before Election Day.

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  7. Ashburnham woman, witness in murder trial, pleads guilty to lying to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    An Ashburnham woman whose testimony helped convict her son's father and another man of first-degree murder has been put on probation, with a suspended jail sentence, after pleading guilty to misleading a police investigation. Ashley M. Fruguglietti, 28, was indicted on accessory and misleading  law enforcement charges as a result of a police investigation into the June 21, 2013, shooting death of 26-year-old Luis R. "Pookie" Rodriguez during an attempted robbery in the victim's apartment at 82 Marshall St. in Fitchburg.

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  8. Fitchburg woman is third person arrested in Maine homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SHERMAN, Maine - Maine state police say a third person has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Sherman earlier this month. Authorities in Massachusetts took 23-year-old Tia Ludwick of Fitchburg into custody on Wednesday.

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  9. Fitchburg man arrested in Maine homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SHERMAN, Maine - Maine police say two Massachusetts men have been charged in connection with a homicide of a man who lived in Sherman, Maine. Police say 20-year-old Marcus Asante of Fitchburg and 27-year-old Darin Goulding are being held on fugitive from justice charges in Massachusetts.

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  10. Leominster man pleads guilty in fatal Fitchburg shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - A Leominster man was sentenced to 17½ to 19½ years in state prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to manslaughter and other charges stemming from a fatal shooting last year in Fitchburg. Andrew Mathieu, 29, had been charged with first-degree murder in the May 12, 2015, shooting death of 24-year-old Roy Rivera, but was allowed to plead guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter under a plea agreement with prosecutors.

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  11. Worcester mops up after Friday floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Public safety officials, public works and street department employees worked through the night to help resolve and clean up flash-flooding Friday into Saturday, and streets are open and street sweeping is underway on Saturday afternoon. But the city advised residents to be careful in the cleanup effort - as the storm caused hazards ranging from traffic signal outages to possible raw sewage overflow.

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  12. Former Fitchburg Yarn Mill nominated for historic registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The former Fitchburg Yarn Mill at 1428 Main St. has been nominated by the state Historical Commission to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mill, which consists of six principal buildings, was built in 1907 between the Boston and Maine Railroad and the North Nashua River.

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  13. Suspect in Fitchburg shooting is familiar to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    FITCHBURG – Police have identified a suspect in a Sunday-morning shooting on Lunenburg Street as a 39-year-old city man with a history of police involvement. Officers Monday issued a warrant for Dangelon Dilone, Capt.

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  14. Man charged with beating Jeremiah Oliver seeks to suppress evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The lawyer for Alberto L. Sierra, the Fitchburg man charged with assaulting 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver and two of his siblings, is asking a judge to suppress evidence in his client's case, including statements Mr. Sierra allegedly made to a jailhouse informant just days before authorities discovered Jeremiah's body in a suitcase off Interstate 190 in Sterling. While no one has been charged in the death of the 5-year-old, whose remains were found April 18, 2014, the boy's mother, Elsa Oliver, 31, and her boyfriend, Mr. Sierra, 25, are awaiting trial in Worcester Superior Court on assault and reckless endangerment charges related to the alleged abuse of Jeremiah, his brother and sister.

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  15. Shooting reported in FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police throughout the region are on the lookout for a black sport utility vehicle that was involved in a reported shooting on Lunenburg Street Sunday morning.

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  16. Man sentenced to life in 2013 Fitchburg murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - Dinkue Brown, convicted last month of first-degree murder in a fatal shooting three years ago in Fitchburg, was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole Friday in Worcester Superior Court. Mr. Brown, 30, formerly of 33 Adams St., Fitchburg, was charged as a joint venturer in the June 21, 2013, shooting death of 26-year-old Luis R. "Pookie" Rodriguez during an attempted robbery in the victim's apartment at 82 Marshall St. in Fitchburg.

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  17. Life without parole for death of man shot in Fitchburg apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - Dinkue Brown, convicted last month of first-degree murder in a fatal shooting three years ago in Fitchburg, was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole Friday in Worcester Superior Court. Mr. Brown, 30, formerly of 33 Adams St., Fitchburg, was charged as a joint venturer in the June 21, 2013, shooting death of 26-year-old Luis R. "Pookie" Rodriguez during an attempted robbery in the victim's apartment at 82 Marshall St. in Fitchburg.

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  18. Police: Orange slay suspect stole her great-grandma's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Two days before a home invasion that left a 95-year-old man dead and his wife seriously injured, Brittany Smith stole her 93-year-old great-grandmother's car to drive to Fitchburg to buy heroin, according to Orange police. Ms. Smith, 27, is under arrest in Virginia along with Joshua Hart, 23, a former Pennsylvania resident living in Athol.

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  19. Plastics spotlighted in Fitchburg Art Museum exhibit Updated Oct 3, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    FITCHBURG - What's an apt symbol of North Central Massachusetts where spring comes late and the snows are soon to fly? Pink flamingos, of course - as long as they're plastic and impervious to winter weather. Famed designer Don Featherstone created plastic flamingos for Union Products of Leominster in 1957, and the bright birds soon took over lawns across America, becoming an enduring icon of the era and an incongruously subtropical emblem of the Fitchburg/Leominster area.

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  20. Dinkue Brown convicted of first-degree murder in Fitchburg slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A second man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of 26-year-old Luis R. "Pookie" Rodriguez in Fitchburg. A Worcester Superior Court jury deliberated for about 6 1/2 hours over two days before convicting Dinkue Brown of first-degree felony murder and other crimes in the June 21, 2013, slaying.

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