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  1. Bulger trial witness found not guilty in 1991 Worcester killingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    A convicted felon who once testified that he had been shot by a hitman associated with mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was found not guilty by a Worcester County jury Friday in the 1991 slaying of an armored truck guard at a supermarket. Ralph DeMasi, 82, faced murder and armed robbery charges in Worcester Superior Court for the May 18, 1991, shooting death of Edward Morlock Sr. at the Shaw's supermarket on Lincoln Street in Worcester.

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  2. Who needs Amazon? We've got WayfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Boston.com

    It's Economic Development 101: prioritize helping home-grown companies to expand over gunning for out-of-state prizes. A bird in the hand, and all that.

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  3. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Fallen Worcester firefighter was a single dad devoted to his daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    Boston firefighters and police officers gathered outside the medical examiner's office to pay tribute to fallen Worcester firefighter. His body arrived at the medical examiner's office in Boston on Monday.

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  4. Paxton man arraigned for murder in attack that left 23-year-old brother dead, mother injuredRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    Alexander Asia, 24, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in East Brookfield District Court, the Worcester District Attorney's office said. He was ordered held without bail.

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  5. Funeral services announced for Christopher RoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    Funeral arrangements have been announced for Christopher Roy, the Worcester firefighter who died Sunday while battling a five-alarm blaze. A wake will be held Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. John's Catholic Church, 4 Temple St., Worcester.

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  6. NAMESWorcester rapper nominated for 2 GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    Joyner Lucas might need to amend the lyrics to his verse in " Lucky You " if he wins one of two categories at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. "All my life I want a Grammy," Lucas raps on the track featured on "Kamikaze," Eminem's tenth studio album, released this summer.

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  7. Tributes pour in from across Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Boston.com

    As news spread that Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy, 36, was killed in a fire Sunday morning, officials from fire departments and other agencies across the Commonwealth paid tribute to his sacrifice on social media. The Worcester Fire Department mourns the line of duty death of FF Christopher Roy who courageously battled a 5 alarm fire on Lowell St. All responding firefighters & crews displayed supreme heroism under extreme conditions.

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  8. Firefighters battle multi-alarm blaze in WorcesterRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Boston.com

    A four-alarm fire in Worcester brought crews from surrounding towns to 7 Lowell St. early Sunday morning to fight a structure fire, officials said.

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  9. Leominster police search for driver who fled crash on footRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 1 | Boston.com

    Leominster police are searching for a man involved in a rollover crash with another car and fled on foot early Saturday morning. The man was driving a BMW 535 when it collided with a Toyota Prius near the intersection of Mechanic and Vinton streets at 12:23 a.m. said Leominster Police Sgt.

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  10. Spencer man arrested after wild chase, alleged carjacking at gunpointRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Boston.com

    A carjacking suspect who led authorities on a wild chase and foot pursuit was captured Thursday night after a fight with police on the roof of an auto center in Worcester, according to State Police. State troopers and Worcester police took Donald Foy, 28, of Spencer, whom authorities have described as a violent fugitive, into custody at about 8 p.m. He now faces a long list of charges, including attempted murder.

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  11. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Leicester pot shop vows improvements after resident backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Boston.com

    Cultivate, a marijuana store in Leicester, is vowing to improve its operations after nearby residents complained about traffic and crowds of cannabis consumers taking over the surrounding neighborhood. The shop in Leicester, outside Worcester, is one of just two marijuana retailers operating in Massachusetts, along with New England Treatment Access in Northampton.

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  12. Leicester pot shop's neighbors say traffic jams are miserableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Boston.com

    At an emergency meeting at Town Hall Monday night, dozens of angry residents excoriated elected officials and executives from the local marijuana store - Cultivate, one of just two currently operating on the East Coast - for failing to adequately control the hordes of cannabis consumers and curiosity-seekers who have descended on this small town outside Worcester. Among their complaints: long lines of traffic, closed streets and detours, pedestrians trekking along a highway with no sidewalk, litter, public urination and pot consumption, overly aggressive shuttle bus drivers ferrying customers to and from a nearby parking lot, and poor communication from Cultivate.

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  13. Worcester man faces numerous charges after struggle with police officerRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 25 | Boston.com

    A Worcester man is accused of assaulting a police officer and attempting to take the officer's Taser after he was stopped for illegally carrying a handgun on Sunday, officials said. The officer was patrolling the area near Wyman and Hollis streets around 2:20 a.m. when he noticed Christopher Brown, 34, carrying what appeared to be a handgun in his waistband, officials said.

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  14. Record cold temperatures reported in Worcester, Hartford, and ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Boston.com

    The mercury dipped to 7 degrees in Worcester, which broke the old record of 9 degrees set in 1989. It was 5 degrees in Hartford, which broke the previous record of 12 set in 1972, and in Providence it was 13 degrees, which broke the record of 14 set in 1972, the weather service said in a tweet .

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  15. Record-breaking cold temperatures greet Thanksgiving celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Boston.com

    High temperatures are only expected to reach the low 20s across Massachusetts, according to the weather service, and the wind chill will make it feel much colder during the morning hours. A wind chill advisory was issued for Western Massachusetts for Thursday morning.

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  16. Rockland Trust chief says revived Worcester lured bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Boston.com

    As Chris Oddleifson beefs up Rockland Trust's presence in Boston, he has finally achieved another longtime goal by expanding into New England's second largest city as well. Oddleifson just hired former Commerce Bank chief operating officer Michael Crawford to be Rockland's top Worcester market executive , working out of a new office at 100 Front St. in the city's downtown.

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  17. Mostly rain for Monday morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Boston.com

    A wave of precipitation is continuing through Massachusetts this morning and although cold temperatures will linger across the western and central parts of the state through the Monday morning commute, most of the state will see rain or freezing rain, rather than snow. "Snow, where it occurs, should be limited to a coating most areas, except an inch or two in parts of the Worcester Hills and Berkshire East Slopes," National Weather Service forecasters wrote early Monday morning.

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  18. Rest homes closing in Mass. as financial pressures mountRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Boston.com

    When the Somerville Home announced in August that it would shut its doors this fall, 78-year-old Elena Lowry realized that the world she'd known for the past 15 years - the friendships with fellow residents, the attentive staffers who made her doctor's appointments, the cakes and special meals on her birthday - was about to disappear. "I loved the Somerville Home," said Lowry, who moved into another long-term-care complex nearby last month but misses friends who were relocated as far away as Tewksbury and Worcester.

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  19. A small suburb west of Worcester prepares for a pot pilgrimageRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | Boston.com

    The police chief has readied traffic details as part of a "special operations plan." Overflow parking has been set aside at a garden nursery.

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  20. 100 years after he fought in World War I, a family heirloom preserves his wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | Boston.com

    Anne Rodier displayed a photograph of her grandfather, Joe Rodier, along with his diary, dog tag, and a letter to her aunt, at her home in Kennebunk, Maine. Joe Rozier was a 24-year-old Massachusetts soldier in the US Army during World War I. KENNEBUNK, Maine The old cloth-covered book hardly shows its age - at 100, it betrays only the most modest of frayed edges.

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