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3 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
A man on a bicycle was hit by a car Wednesday night on Park Avenue. A woman who spoke with police said she saw the man on the mountain bike collide with a car about 8 p.m. She said he appeared to be breathing, but was not speaking.
7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Two Central Massachusetts lawyers have been nominated by Gov. Deval L. Patrick for judgeships on the Probate and Family Court.
11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
With the Worcester Redevelopment Authority preparing to map a new urban renewal plan for the downtown area, the board's chairman says he wants to tear down barriers that have long existed between his agency, City Hall and the public.
16 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times
A transitional housing program for homeless veterans in Lewiston is scheduled to open this fall, despite some setbacks including a rash of vandalism.
Lora Glenn smiles at her daughter, Corrie, 3, as sister Mystic, 4, reclines on her legs in the state-run Bennett Field pool on Tuesday.
Republican Michael J. Valanzola of Wales, a candidate for the seat being vacated by state Sen. Stephen M. Brewer, D-Barre, presented his qualifications Monday to the Board of Selectmen.
From left, Yatnna Pacheco, 8, and Cletus Togba, 6, listen to Derick Dudu, 8, read an X-Men book during afternoon reading time with the Tenacity program at the Worcester Academy fields Monday.
A city man was arrested Monday morning after a police officer found him lifting a manhole cover into his blue Subaru on Saint Nicholas Avenue.
We'll take the Worcester Community-Labor Coalition at its word that in calling for a review of the city's form of government, it isn't intending to delay or derail the process of selecting a new city manager.
A man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and their baby daughter at gunpoint Sunday afternoon was ordered held Monday pending a Worcester District Court hearing next month on a probation violation, and bail for the new charges he faces was set at $100,000 cash bail or $1 million with surety.
A local man told police that when he dunked his 2-month-old son in Stiles Reservoir on Sunday, he and his friends were simply mimicking YouTube videos he'd watched about teaching babies to hold their breath underwater.
The city will install electronic "paystations" - more commonly known as parking meters - at some municipal parking lots next month.
Elder Services of Worcester Nutrition Program and Friendly House will hold a Farmers Market Coupon Kick Off Event at 11 a.m. July 28 at Worcester Youth Center, 306 Chandler St. Distribution sites will be announced at that time or contact Elder Services at 852-3205.
The Online Learning Consortium , formerly The Sloan Consortium, today announced its board of directors has named Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., as the Consortium's Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director.
City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is recommending changes to the ordinance governing the city's Human Rights Commission, so it is brought closer in line with state and federal legislation that provide civil rights protections.
A transient man who had been classified as a violent sexual predator in Maine was sentenced to a nine-month term in jail after he pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to register as a sex offender.
A JetBlue pilot is among six arrested six in connection with a drug investigation in downtown Boston on Sunday, according to multiple media outlets.
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