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  1. Storm is over: Worcester ends parking ban as skies clearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON - The first snow of the season snarled traffic, and in some cases, left people stuck on highways for hours. Matthew Parent and his father, Keith, were headed to Logan International Airport Friday morning planning to catch a flight to Atlanta to watch Saturday's UMass vs. Georgia football game when they found themselves stuck in traffic.

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  2. Man with blowtorch accused of stealing $90K of electronics from Westboro TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - Authorities have issued federal charges against a man they say used a blowtorch to break into Target stores in four states and steal nearly $200,000 in electronics, including $90,000 from the chain's store in Westboro. Elijah Aiken, who is listed as living in multiple states in court documents, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in U.S. District Court in Worcester on charges related to transporting stolen goods between states.

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  3. Forward Ryan Hitchcock worked hard to make himself a faster skater...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Hitchcock could be the fastest skater on the Railers, and he insists that he has made himself faster through hard work. "I think it's leg strength," he said.

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  4. Man dies after being shot by Auburn officer; victim held sawed-off rifle, says DARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Joseph Loughery, 59, of Dublin, New Hampshire, was shot by police after he ignored repeated commands by the officers to disarm, Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said in a statement Thursday. Officers approached Mr. Loughery about 1:15 p.m. while he was sitting in a pickup truck in the parking area of the Shell gas station at 380 Southbridge St. Mr. Loughery held a sawed-off .22-caliber rifle and moved his arms while officers shouted for him to disarm, Mr. Early said.

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  5. Holy Cross commends Instagram account documenting sex assaults on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – A college official on Thursday spoke out in support of a recently created Instagram page where users are anonymously sharing personal stories pertaining to sexual assault at the College of the Holy Cross, telling the posters "you are being heard." But the creators of the account called @sexualassaultonthehill say the college has not done enough to combat what they call "rape culture" on campus, and said they are working on a list of demands for the administration, with the objective of achieving "true institutional change."

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  6. Worcester police arrest third person in Providence Street shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police said Armando Cruz, 20, was charged with two counts of armed assault to commit murder, possession of a loaded firearm without a license, use of a firearm in a felony, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, and possession of ammunition without a license. Mr. Cruz was taken into custody after a motor vehicle stop on Waverly Street; he had been identified by multiple officers as one of three males involved in an exchange of gunfire with a passing Jeep on Providence Street witnessed by an officer on an off-duty assignment nearby.

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  7. Passage of civics education bill celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Lawmakers, state officials and local educators gathered at the American Antiquarian Society Thursday morning to celebrate the recent passage of the state's new civics education bill, which they hope will ensure the development of the state's next generation of knowledgeable citizens. The new measure, was signed by Gov. Charlie Baker last week, expands civics education requirements in local school districts; requires schools to assign civics projects to eighth-graders and high school students; and establishes a program aimed at encouraging voter registration in high school.

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  8. No Liam Neeson here: Film crew shoots U.S. Cellular commercial on Worcester CommonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester is beginning to look like Hollywood East this week, with a major motion picture being filmed throughout the city and, on Thursday morning, a cellphone commercial on Worcester Common. The cast and crew of the Liam Neeson movie "Honest Thief" spent Wednesday filming at locations along Main Street.

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  9. Worcester police Officer Sean Lovely is named St. Patrick's Parade grand marshalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police Officer Sean Lovely has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Worcester County St. Patrick's Parade. The parade committee made it official Thursday in a ceremony at O'Connor's Restaurant.

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  10. Worcester rapper Joyner Lucas has a warm spot for Friendly HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    He calls Eminem a personal friend. Now, red-hot rapper Joyner Lucas is personal friends with 120 local children and their families who attend Friendly House.

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  11. Worcester schools will have 2-hour delay FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Snow materialized on cue after Thursday's evening commute, with Worcester officials already having called for a two-hour delay for the opening of school on Friday. Central Massachusetts was in line for more snow than earlier predicted, with totals of up to 8 inches possible for Worcester and northern Central Massachusetts. With heavy snow still falling at 11 p.m., the National Weather Service reported 7 inches of accumulation in Worcester, 6 inches in Douglas and 6.8 inches in Boylston.

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  12. Rock band Kansas to perform Saturday at Worcester's Hanover Theatre Updated Nov 15 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When the progressive rock group Kansas released its 1977 album "Point of Know Return," band members already knew they were on to something.  Kansas had started out relatively slowly in getting recognition but then the fourth album, "Leftoverture" in 1976 with its hit "Carry On Wayward Son," stirred up a lot of dust. "The previous three albums, we were struggling.

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  13. Holy Cross to cancel classes Friday for sensitivity summit after report of anti-gay assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Mystery surrounds an alleged anti-gay assault at the College of the Holy Cross that sparked an outcry on campus and helped set the stage for Holy Cross' move to cancel classes this Friday afternoon for a campuswide sensitivity summit. Holy Cross has refused to release details of the alleged hate crime reported on campus in the early morning of Oct. 27. The college has declined to disclose details of what allegedly happened, the sex of the student who filed the report, whether the victim was injured, and whether the unknown assailant is believed to be a student or an outsider.

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  14. Worcester Aud getting role in movie with Liam NeesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Through the magic of Hollywood, the first-floor lobby of the historic building will transformed into a bank lobby, and the scene that will be filmed there involves actor Liam Neeson breaking into the bank's vault, according to Alex Berard, the location manager for the film project. Mr. Berard said a vault door already has been built for the scene.

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  15. Worcester students are treated to Railers hockey gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Of the 6,043 fans who attended the Worcester Railers' 3-2 shootout victory Wednesday over Reading at the DCU Center, 4,500 of them were elementary school students from the Worcester public schools. The second annual Railers School Day Game sponsored by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette's Newspapers in Education program began at 10 a.m. so the students could come, and they made a lot of noise.

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  16. Wildwood Mushrooms owner seeks to rebuild after Sutton farm closed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    But as with his produce, a Leicester man plans to grow the farm from the detritus, with help from a community fundraiser Sunday at 3cross Fermentation Cooperative. “It would have been easy for me to quit after this happened, but I'm taking it for an opportunity to grow the business and get better,” said Brad Allain, 33, owner, purveyor and cultivator of Wildwood Mushrooms.

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  17. Wanda Liz Gonzalez of Fitchburg charged with murder in girlfriend's stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Wanda Liz Gonzalez, 33, of 35 Wanoosnoc Road, was arraigned Wednesday morning in the slaying of Jennifer Narvaez-Colon, 34, who was found by Fitchburg police on Wanoosnoc Road outside the home the two women shared. Ms. Narvaez-Colon was suffering from stab wounds.

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  18. Morning lesson: Hockey at DCU Center for Worcester schoolkidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - Of the 6,043 fans who attended the Worcester Railers' 3-2 shootout victory Wednesday over Reading at the DCU Center, 4,500 of them were elementary school students from the Worcester public schools. The second annual Railers School Day Game sponsored by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette's Newspapers in Education program began at 10 a.m. so the students could come, and they made a lot of noise.

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  19. Clive McFarlane: His and hers bathroom stories don't add up Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Marc Felicio, owner of Dacosta's Pizza and Bakery at 40 Milbrook St., is taking heat for what some believe to be an attempt on his part to make transgender people the butt of a bathroom joke. For some two years, the gender signs on his restaurant's bathroom doors were marked with before and after transition images of Caitlyn Jenner, the transgender celebrity who was born Bruce Jenner and gained fame as an Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete.

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  20. Actor Liam Neeson makes way to downtown WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Actor Liam Neeson and film crews have made a section of Main Street their stage early Wednesday, as filming of the movie "Honest Thief" has resumed. Filmmakers, with help from a team of police officers, have positioned cameras on Main Street at Foster Street.

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