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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.
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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.
9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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.
State and local police were investigating a report that shots were fired and two people were injured Sunday night at Camp Coldbrook Golf and RV Resort on Old Coldbrook Road.
Now the site of Vital EMS, 1013 Main St. is still a business site. In 1956, when our "Then" photo was taken, this section of Main South, once called New Worcester, was a mixture of early high-density city apartments and the family housing known as the three-decker, as well as the businesses and industries that supported the residents.
In a posting on Facebook, the suspect in an armed kidnapping seemed to make an ominous prediction.
President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One at Worcester Regional Airport during his visit June 11, which cost the city $186,000.
Massachusetts State Police say one person is in custody after the apparent armed abduction of a woman and an 11-month-old child.
The Legislature's headlong rush to pass a new law in response to the Supreme Court's June 26 ruling in McCullen v.
UMass Memorial Health Care plans to sell a three-story Shrewsbury Street building where it has recently offered outpatient psychiatric care, and the new owner could be an independent obstetrics and gynecology medical practice.
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