Worcester County Newswire (Page 3)

Worcester County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Worcester County, MA. (Page 3)

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  1. News | Worcester Man Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl & HeroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | Go Local

    Juan P. Ortiz-Ruiz, 40, was arrested and charged with trafficking fentanyl, trafficking heroin, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug laws. On Wednesday, July 26, members of the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit and State Police Detective Unit for Worcester County, along with the Worcester Police Vice Squad and Gang Unit, executed search warrants on a Worcester residence and a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt.

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  2. Amid mourning for Leominster teen, driver charged in hit-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... analysts concluded negligence on the part of Hartman did not play a role in the fatal crash, said Worcester County District Attorney's Office spokesman Tim Connolly. Fortuna was wearing dark-colored clothing and walking in the middle of the street ...

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  3. Leominster man charged in fatal 2015 hit-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A Leominster man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident that caused personal injury in connection with the 2015 hit-and-run crash that killed 19-year-old Francis G. "Frankie" Fortuna, a spokesman for the Worcester County District Attorney's Office said Friday. State police crash reconstructionists determined Hartman did not act negligently when he allegedly hit Fortuna with his car, Connolly said.

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  4. Annual Senior Picnic in Shrewsbury Aug. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Sheriff's annual Senior Picnic, sponsored by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis and the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff's Association, will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at SAC Park, 348 Lake St., Shrewsbury, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is a fun-filled day with complimentary lunch raffles and Bingo.

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  5. Southbridge man indicted in attack on Harrington nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - A grand jury has indicted a 24-year-old man charged with attacking an emergency room nurse with a knife last month at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge. A Worcester County grand jury handed up indictments Thursday charging Conor F. Oregan of 340 Main St., Apt.

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  6. Ex-jail guard denies fraudulently collecting benefitsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | Boston Herald

    ... workers' compensation fraud and larceny. Prosecutors say the 37-year-old Roy, of Ashburnham, worked for the Worcester County Sheriff's Office when he injured his back during a scuffle with an inmate in January 2016. He began collecting disability ...

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  7. Dislocation replaces largesse, security of legacy manufacturersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... painful industry death that's been going on for nearly 100 years. For generations, people in mills all over Worcester County used to walk to work from villages created by their owners, legacy families whose largesse determined the fortunes of ...

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  8. Making it in Central Mass.: Dislocation replaces largesse, security of legacy manufacturersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... painful industry death that's been going on for nearly 100 years. For generations, people in mills all over Worcester County used to walk to work from villages created by their owners, legacy families whose largesse determined the fortunes of ...

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  9. Ex-correction officer from Ashburnham denies workers' comp fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - A former correction officer from Ashburnham who allegedly ran a private snow removal and construction business while collecting disability benefits pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of workers' compensation fraud, larceny and making a false claim to an employer. Thomas P. Roy, 37, who was indicted on the charges last month, had worked for 10 years as a full-time correction officer for the Worcester County Sheriff's Office when, in January 2016, he claimed to have hurt his back in a scuffle with an inmate, according to prosecutors from the office of Attorney General Maura Healey.

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  10. Suspect pleads not guilty in death of Vanessa Marcotte in PrincetonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... rape and was ordered held on $10 million cash bail. The case was transferred to the Worcester court after a Worcester County grand jury handed up the first-degree murder indictment. Wearing a headset and assisted by a Spanish-speaking interpreter, ...

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  11. Worcester man accused in Vanessa Marcotte murder due in court todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Boston.com

    The Worcester man charged with murdering 27-year-old Vanessa Marcotte in August 2016 is expected in Superior Court Wednesday to be arraigned on the murder charge. Angelo Colon-Ortiz, 31, was indicted in June by a Worcester County grand jury.

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  12. Today: Arraignment of suspect in Vanessa Marcotte killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The man charged in the slaying of 27-year-old Vanessa Marcotte in Princeton last year is due to be arraigned in Worcester Superior Court on Wednesday. Angelo Colon-Ortiz, 31, of Worcester was indicted on a murder charge by a Worcester County grand jury last month.

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  13. Food | Chef Walter's Flavors + Knowledge: Lobster & Roasted Pepper SaladRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Go Local

    ... seafood in arguably the best restuarant in the city, the Sole's lobster is the best lobster you can find in Worcester County. Maybe even in the whole state of Massachusetts. Biting into a refreshing cannoli is a great way to spend some of your time ...

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  14. Yoga with goats stretches legs in Holden, RutlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... this summer. Farms across the state are selling out their latest program, yoga with goats. Two farms in Worcester County, Heifer Farm in Rutland and The Farm at SummitWynds in Holden, have jumped on this new trend and introduced experienced yoga ...

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  15. MD 346 (Old Ocean City Road) to Close for Roadwork in Worcester CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... -road-close-roadwork-worcester-county" class="active">MD 346 (OLD OCEAN CITY ROAD) TO CLOSE FOR ROADWORK IN WORCESTER COUNTY

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  16. Southbridge man sentenced for dealing oxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in June 2016 Mr. Gonzalez was arrested and charged along with three others with distributing oxycodone in Worcester County. Mr. Gonzalez distributed oxycodone pills on two occasions in Southbridge to co-defendant John Tautenhan III. On both ...

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  17. Police: Leominster man killed girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A woman was found dead in a city apartment complex and her alleged boyfriend was arrested and charged with murder on Sunday. Jose Cortes, 58, has been charged with the killing and will be arraigned Monday in Leominster District Court, according to a release from Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The District Attorney's office says Cortes' girlfriend was declared dead in his 25 State St., Apt.

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  18. From Leominster crisis comes opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... city is at or near the top. As Mazzarella told us Wednesday, the city has the second-highest bond rating in Worcester County. It also has one of the lowest unfunded pension liabilities in the state as compared to other cities. A lot of ...

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  19. Visiting angels: Nurses showcased in 'History of Caring' at Worcester museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After the most destructive tornado in New England's history struck Worcester County in June 1953, killing 94 and injuring hundreds, visiting nurses here saw as many as 150 victims a day. “The tornado lasted three minutes but the care given by the District Nurses lasted months,” one visiting nurse wrote.

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  20. Worcester poet Dan Lewis diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Wednesday after a long illness. "He was a good poet and a wonderful man," recalled his friend and fellow Worcester County Poetry Association colleague Rodger Martin.  With his distinctive long  white "Walt Whitman" beard, Lewis was a ...

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