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  1. Pilot changed story on landing on sandbar at Quabbin ReservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The man who landed his private plane on a sandbar in the Quabbin Reservoir last month apparently changed his story as the investigation got underway.  William Pula, regional director of the Quabbin and Ware River watersheds for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, said he was told that Guillaume de Ramel, 42, of Newport, Rhode Island, initially indicated that he had intentionally landed his 2015 fixed-wing Seawind plane on the sandbar north of Mount Russ and Mount L. When a state police helicopter landed nearby to investigate and other troopers arrived by boat, Mr. de Ramel, a financial analyst and philanthropist, then allegedly told police he'd had mechanical problems with the plane, Mr. Pula said.


  2. Nation's largest destroyer sets sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    BATH, Maine - The nation's largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer will join the Navy with a crew that's the smallest of any destroyer built since the 1930s thanks to extensive automation  The stealthy Zumwalt departed Wednesday from Bath Iron Works to head to its commissioning ceremony with a crew of 147 officers and sailors that was praised by their skipper for their preparation over the past three years to get the first-in-class warship ready for duty. "On this ship, teamwork is at a premium.


  3. Copter lifts plane from Quabbin Reservoir sandbarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A plane that made an unexpected landing Tuesday on a sandbar in the Quabbin Reservoir was removed Wednesday and later flown home by its owner. Various personnel were visible on the sandbar around 2:50 p.m. Then a black helicopter with red markings flew over the site about 4 p.m., and landed near the plane.


  4. Small plane makes emergency landing on Massachusetts sandbarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The pilot told state police that he was forced to land his plane on a sandbar in the Quabbin Reservoir in New Salem on Tuesday afternoon due to mechanical issues. Officials say the 42-year-old Newport, Rhode Island man was the only person on the plane, and was not hurt.


  5. Robert Samuelson: Are you a "work martyr"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    We Americans have a confused and contradictory relationship with vacation. In theory; we love it; in practice, we often dread it.


  6. Judge: Congregants can take control of oldest US synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The congregation that worships at the nation's oldest synagogue prevailed Monday in a bitter legal fight that threatened its existence, as a federal judge ruled it may now control its own destiny and decide what to do with a set of ceremonial bells worth millions. The lawsuit pitted congregants at the 250-year-old Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, against the nation's oldest Jewish congregation, Shearith Israel in New York City.


  7. Navy officer accused of espionage; now held in Navy brigRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The U.S. military has charged a Taiwan-born Navy officer with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan, U.S. defense officials said Monday. A Navy document that describes multiple charges against Lt.


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