Worcester County Newswire (Page 5)

Worcester County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Worcester County, MA. (Page 5)

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  1. William B. Meyer, Inc. Expands Moving, Storage and Records Management ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... drive to benefit the Worcester Food Bank, which provides support and donations for food banks throughout Worcester County. Pete Oman, Director of Sales at William B. Meyer, Inc., is leading the sales effort in the new region, "We are looking forward ...

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  2. Mock motorcycle crash is a hit with police at training in West BoylstonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... a Toyota Corolla at high speed. At the Central Massachusetts Safety Council training complex, officers from Worcester County and beyond will gather the remainder of the week to train and study motorcycle accident reconstruction. Lt. Timothy Walsh of ...

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  3. Community Rallies Together To Talk Drug Addiction; New Group Pledges...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Dispatch

    A community coming to grips with the harsh realities of heroin and opiate addiction came together in a big way on Tuesday night and became local warriors fighting side by side against America's greatest epidemic. "I don't want to hear about one more child dying from heroin abuse," said Jackie Ball, one of the lead organizers of the Worcester County Warriors Against Opiate Addiction group, "and no one else in this room does either."

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  4. Patricia A. Holloway, 69, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... the King Church. They lived in Shrewsbury over 49 years. Pat began work as a clerk and secretary in the Worcester County Sherriff's Department. She later worked for the Massachusetts State Lottery before retiring in 2003. Her life revolved around ...

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  5. Suspect in officer's slaying had lengthy recordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Recorder

    ... Ronald Tarentino who was was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Auburn, Mass., Sunday, May 22, 2016. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr., right, joins Sluckis at the briefing. (Rick Cinclair/Worcester Telegram & Gazette via ...

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  6. 2 Students Hit By Car In Berlin High School Parking LotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Authorities say two students were flown to a Baltimore hospital after they were hit by a car in the parking lot of an Eastern Shore high school. Media outlets report that Worcester County Sheriff's Lt.

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  7. Amesbury man charged with child rape in 1989-1990Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... been charged in Clinton District Court, where the $5,000 cash bail was set, but was indicted Monday by a Worcester County grand jury. The indictment moved his case to the Worcester court. The child rape allegedly occurred between Jan. 1, 1989, and ...

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  8. Tax Differential Report Favors OC, But No Impact Expected This YearRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | The Dispatch

    While Worcester County's independent study of the tax differential for Ocean City was released this week, revealing a potential detente in the long-standing issue of duplicated services, it does not appear the late arrival of the study results will have an impact this year. Late last year, the Ocean City Mayor and Council again submitted its official tax differential request to Worcester officials in advance of the county's ongoing budget deliberations this spring.

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  9. Local business leader recognized for taking a stand for seniorsRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... behalf of North America's seniors. Bender and his wife, Laurie, have owned two Home Instead offices serving Worcester County since 1997, where they focus on helping seniors stay independent in the comfort of their own homes as they age. "I am ...

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  10. Lifestyle | The Boroughs YMCA of Central MA Branch Hosts a "Baby Shower" for Infants and ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Go Local

    ... of Marketing and Communications of YMCA of Central Massachusetts, extends a personal invitation to the Worcester County and Metro West Media to be there on Saturday to document this newsworthy and heartwarming event. About the Y: With 5 locations, ...

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  11. EDITORIAL: Hope in Dudley a " Attempt at conciliation over Islamic cemetery proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In its dream of creating a nearby Muslim cemetery for its members, the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester approached a southern Worcester County border town not long ago with a proposal to buy a tract of land fitting several thousand graves. The reaction was low key.

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  12. Worcester Planning Board approves hockey rink project in Canal DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in the Canal District and supporters of youth hockey programs and organizations. "Kids in Worcester and Worcester County will finally have a home in Worcester," said John Brissette, a Worcester father of two youth hockey players. "This facility will ...

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  13. Driver in crash that killed trooper was high, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | TheBostonChannel.com

    ... VIOLENT MARCH 16 COLLISION THAT KILLED >> MANSLAUGHTER, MANSLAUGHTER BY MOTOR VEHICLE, MOTOR VEHICLE REID: WORCESTER COUNTY DA, JOSEPH EARLY LISTED SIX CHARGES ON WHICH DAVID NJUGUNA WAS INDICTED TODAY. LANES OF TRAFFIC ON THE MASS PIKE BEFORE ...

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  14. Officials to discuss latest in investigation into crash that killed Trooper Thomas ClardyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Boston.com

    Worcester County prosecutors are joining State Police officials to discuss the investigation into the Charlton crash that claimed the life of Trooper Thomas L. Clardy in March. Authorities have previously said David Njuguna, 30, the driver of the Nissan Maxima that veered across three lanes of the Massachusetts Turnpike before the collision, faces charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stay within marked lanes.

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  15. New bike shop opens on Central Street in LeominsterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Most recently, it has become the name of his business, Tomten Biketown, the newest bike shop in Northern Worcester County. "It doesn't fall into the same trap of being a generic-sounding bike-shop name," Jones said. "Everybody asks about it, ...

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  16. DA: Fitchburg man gets jail time for conviction on drug and weapon charges in 2014 caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A Fitchburg man was sentenced last week in Superior Court to 5-6 years in state prison, and two years in the House of Correction, on various weapons and drug charges and a home invasion, according to a spokesman for Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Andrew Woods, 34, formerly of Blossom Street, was sentenced by Judge Richard T. Tucker after being found guilty by a jury of home invasion, trafficking 36 to 100 grams of cocaine, possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony, carrying a loaded firearm without a license, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card, malicious destruction of property over $250 and resisting arrest, said Tim Connolly, the DA's spokesman.

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  17. Billboards aim to cut deaths by opioid overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced Tuesday a billboard campaign to raise awareness about the Good Samaritan Law and to urge people to call 911 if they witness a drug overdose. "We want people to know that they will not be charged with drug possession if they call for help," Early said.

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  18. Billboards erected in fight to prevent opioid overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – On the day Gov. Charles D. Baker Jr. announced his own plan for spreading awareness of the state's Good Samaritan Law through a billboard campaign, the Worcester district attorney's office took action to bring a similar measure to Worcester County. District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said Tuesday the new billboards urging people to call emergency personnel if they witness a drug overdose stress that they won't be charged with any crime, nor for drug possession.

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  19. Hector Pineiro, indicted in Shrewsbury St. shooting, faces career-criminal penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Franklin Street man indicted Tuesday on gun, drug and assault charges is facing enhanced penalties as an armed career criminal if convicted. A Worcester County grand jury handed up indictments Tuesday charging Hector Pineiro, 24, of 598 Franklin St. with possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card as an armed career criminal, possession of ammunition without a firearm identification card as an armed career criminal, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute , possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and assault with a dangerous weapon.

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  20. AG and Gov. Baker announce new campaign to encourage 911 calls when an overdose occursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... that the Massachusetts 911 Good Samaritan law protects them from arrest or prosecution for seeking help. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early held a press conference at his office at 3 p.m. to also announce the campaign's rollout. ...

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