Worcester County Newswire

Worcester County Newswire

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  1. County towns on Baker's - Opportunity Zone' investment listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | The Recorder

    ... to create new economic development in low-income areas with their tax-free investments. Along with Athol in Worcester County, Baker included the following towns from Franklin County: Charlemont, Colrain, Erving, Greenfield, Hawley, Heath, Monroe, ...

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  2. They tried to kill the Penobscot part of us.' It didn't workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Boston.com

    ... determined to bear unstinting witness to it. For people like me, who grew up in an almost all-white small Worcester County town, it's an uncomfortable cinematic history lesson, a window into a world whose legacy stretches into the late 1800s and ...

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  3. Amid chilly start to spring, light snow dusts MassachusettsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Boston.com

    ... parts of Massachusetts did see flurries Thursday, with the most accumulation - 1 inch - recorded in central Worcester County. The weather service also reported snowfall totals nearing 1 inch in Franklin and Hampshire counties, while most of the ...

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  4. Future of school, marijuana moratorium top the warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... adopted a moratorium on the substance last year. If approved, Lancaster would be one of the few northern Worcester County communities to pass a full ban on the sale of recreational marijuana. The town holds the distinction of being one of only a ...

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  5. $250,000 bail set in Fitchburg girl's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... presiding judge, Dennis Sargent, entered pleas of not guilty for the two. Through an agreement between the Worcester County District Attorney's Office and the two attorneys representing Brito and Pedroso, each will have to post a $250,000 cash bail, ...

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  6. Dave Epstein Believe it - snow (and rain) are still in the forecast for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Boston.com

    ... most likely be on those surfaces from Route 128 north and west, but especially over the higher terrain of Worcester County. The rainy weather will affect the Thursday morning and perhaps evening commutes, with roadways throughout the area being wet ...

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  7. Parents of Fitchburg girl who died under 'suspicious' circumstances...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Lowell Sun

    ... presiding judge, Dennis Sargent, entered pleas of not guilty for the two. Through an agreement between the Worcester County District Attorney's Office and the two attorneys representing the Brito and Pedroso, each will have to post a $250,000 cash ...

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  8. Worcester couple indicted in alleged rape of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A city man and woman have been indicted on child rape charges after the man allegedly raped a 2-year-old child while the woman allegedly took photographs. Joshua D. Rezsnyak, 24, and Mary Magdelene McForbes, 26, of 53 Perry Ave. #3, were each indicted by a Worcester County grand jury on charges of indecent assault and battery on a child, reckless endangerment of a child, and rape of a child aggravated by an age difference.

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  9. News | DUI Checkpoint in Worcester for April 27 & 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Go Local

    Thanks to a grant from the Highway Safety Division of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, a sobriety checkpoint will be held in Worcester County on Friday, April 27 into Saturday, April 28. Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced the checkpoint. According to Mass State Police, "the purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public's awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways."

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  10. Fistfight preceded fatal stabbing in Fitchburg, suspect's ex-girlfriend testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... that time because she feared authorities might take custody of her children. Mr. Calzado was indicted by a Worcester County grand jury on Dec. 16, 2004, and was arrested in 2007 in the Dominican Republic. He was extradited to Massachusetts in ...

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  11. Flooding strands motorists on Route 9 in ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Spencer and Dudley. The flash flood warning expires at 4:45 p.m., and a flood advisory for parts of Worcester County and Western Massachusetts runs until 5 p.m. FLASH FLOOD WARNING for the #Worcester metro area through 445p; SIGNIFICANT urban, poor ...

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  12. Boston Bruins legend Bobby Orr on hand for Worcester Sheriff's Office ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Former Boston Bruins hockey great Bobby Orr was the guest of honor at a Worcester County Sheriff's Office swearing-in ceremony Saturday, held at Pleasant Valley Country Club. The event, which focused on the swearing-in of reserve deputies, was attended by Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt.

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  13. Region faces growing need for housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Among the most striking indicators of the area's need for rental properties are the waiting lists for units managed by the North Central Massachusetts Housing Authority. The agency oversees affordable housing in the northern Worcester County area, primarily in Leominster and Fitchburg.

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  14. Winter Advisory for Parts of Our Area for SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | CW28 Providence

    ... Metro area) and western Kent County are in the Advisory area in Rhode Island. Northern Bristol, Norfolk and Worcester County in Massachusetts are also in the Winter Weather Advisory. Any untreated surfaces could become slick. Please use extra ...

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  15. Cold, freezing rain, and thunderstorms ahead this Marathon weekendRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    After Friday's nearly balmy weather, cold temperatures, sleet, and freezing rain are all expected to converge on Greater Boston this Marathon weekend. Before the weather takes a turn for the worse, Saturday is expected to be partly sunny with a high of 51 degrees and a light breeze of about 6 miles per hour blowing out of the northeast, according to the National Weather Service.

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  16. UPDATED: Fitchburg couple will be arraigned on charges related to death of 6-year-old girl yesterdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Harvard Hillside

    ... being transported to UMass HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster, she was pronounced dead, according to Worcester County District Attorney Josesph D. Early Jr. When police responded to the home, they also found the boy with non-life-threatening ...

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  17. Worcester Superior Court: Brayan Flores held without bail in beating death of David CarlsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... him was upgraded to murder in February, after the results of Mr. Carlson's autopsy became available. A Worcester County grand jury handed up the murder indictment against Mr. Flores March 23 and the case was transferred to Worcester Superior ...

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  18. How did it go so wrong?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 12 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... was not breathing, he told a dispatcher, according to police call records obtained from the Office of the Worcester County District Attorney. Sofia died only a few days before her seventh birthday, according a 2011 birth announcement in The Sun ...

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  19. School Safety Bill A Key Session TakeawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Dispatch

    When trying to get a general read of Maryland's legislative session, which wrapped up this week, it's understandable how people can be confused. Mixed messages are sent from a variety of media outlets as well as the elected officials themselves.

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  20. Police probe suspicious deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in Fitchburg. Upon their arrival they found an injured young boy and a non-responsive young girl," said Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. during a brief press conference at police headquarters. Police were called to the home ...

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