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When a young autistic boy's iPad was stolen recently at a Worcester, Massachusetts' store his family was devastated, but now a pair of good Samaritans has stepped in to help them out.
Should the government provide access to health care for everyone?
Should public schools teach Evolution or Creationism?
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Life is richer when we have someone to care about and reach out to. When that someone has fur to sink your hands into, and floppy ears to sink your secrets in, that is a natural friendship.
13 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
J. David Champagne , 34, of 10 Tower St., Webster, charged with driving with a suspended license, guilty, sentenced to 60 days in House of Correction, concurrent with sentence currently serving.
17 hrs ago | IBerkshires
The Pittsfield Econonomic Development Authority voted Monday to begin funding the second phase of planning for a long-anticipated life sciences complex at the William Stanley Business Park.
SPRINGFIELD, WORCESTER, MA & MERIDEN, CT - Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., the leading labor and employment law firm serving the greater Springfield, Massachusetts area, today announced Partner Susan G. Fentin and Attorney John S. Gannon will present a webinar on Thursday, December 19, 2013 discussing leave law obligations.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Inger-Lise Kilcoyne; his children, Sean Kilcoyne of California, Stephen Kilcoyne and his wife, Dorothy, of Sterling, Elizabeth Kilcoyne of Ipswich, Martha Kilcoyne and her husband, John Voyta, of Hudson, David Kilcoyne of Worcester and Margaret Kilcoyne and her husband, Timothy Horan, of Woburn; eight ... (more)
Garth Brooks has revealed he will tour in 2014, but details are still unknown. His wife, Trisha Yearwood, has booked a show at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods on March 15. Tickets for the MGM Grand show go on sale beginning Friday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. through the Foxwoods Box Office at 646-0609 and online at foxwoods.com .
Preclinical CRO Agilux has increased capacity at its research facility in Massachusetts, US, citing customer desire for faster in vivo studies as the driver for the investment.
Worcester State University students may soon have to pay to park in some choice on-street parking spaces on Chandler Street, right next to the college.
And in the Great Brook Valley neighborhood, those odds rise to one in 31. That part of the city with the greatest rate of crime is followed by Chandler Hill , Belmont Hill/Shrewsbury Street , and Chandler Street/Park Avenue .
In a ranking of cities using violent and property crimes data from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Worcester has the ignoble distinction of being ranked one of the "100 most dangerous cities in the U.S." by the real-estate neighborhood search website Neighborhood Scout .
A $250,000 National Science Foundation grant will be used to develop "City Science ," an interactive exhibit at the EcoTarium.
A pedestrian who died after being struck by a car in Leominster Friday night has been identified as Donald Boucher, 54, of 556 Central St., Leominster, said Tim Connolly, a spokesman for the Worcester County District Attorney.
On Tuesday, November 26th 2013 at 10:05 p.m. Shrewsbury Police responded to Main St. for a one car motor vehicle accident.
A Leominster man was struck and killed by a car on Central Street near Albert Drive late Friday afternoon.
Despite the chilly temperature Sunday night, about 100 people, including 60 Worcester firefighters, turned out for a brief ceremony on Vernon Hill in front of the vacant lot at 49 Arlington St., where veteran Firefighter Jon D. Davies Sr. died in a three-decker fire two years ago.