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When Weah Wisner has something to say, he puts it on a T-shirt. Mr. Wisner is using his Africa Forever Clothing line to raise awareness of and money for the West African Ebola crisis that is affecting his home country of Liberia.
The 7th annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 414 Massasoit Rd. Rain date is Aug. 10. Admission is $5 per person for ages 3 and above, $4 per person for Mass Audubon members, and $20 max per family.
The Old Chapel ,which has served as a library, assembly hall, and heart of the former Massachusetts Agricultural College campus, has been nominated for listing on the National Register for Historic Places.
A dangerousness hearing is scheduled next week in Central District Court for a city man arrested Friday morning in Auburn for what a judge determined to be at least his fifth alleged drunken driving offense.
A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in the Aokigahara forest at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan and the two men search for a way out.
A man was struck by a police cruiser Thursday afternoon on Grafton Street. Police said he suffered a possible broken leg when the cruiser hit him in the westbound lane in front of 177 Grafton St. Police said the man walked out into traffic around 3:45 p.m. Bystanders at area businesses said they saw traffic backing up and looked outside to see the ... (more)
Stewart Merchant was in the back of a van in his wheelchair Monday when the van was involved in a crash, knocking him over and killing him, now his family wants answers.
On-the-job marijuana use was one of six reasons the town gave for firing an out-of-state vendor 13 months into a three-year contract to manage the state-owned, town-run pool on Randolph Street, the Telegram & Gazette has learned.
A blizzard effectively ended the life of 49-year-old Raymond F. McPadden Jr. He was plowing snow from his driveway in February 2013 when his truck got stuck in a drift.
A city man charged in the shooting death of a Worcester woman pleaded not guilty to murder and firearm charges Thursday in Worcester Superior Court.
There should be a good "ambience" at the opening reception for a new exhibition at the Krikorian Gallery of the Worcester Center for Crafts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7. The exhibition "Ambient Folklore" - which runs until Sept.
Last day of July will be fairly nice. Not wicked heat, humidity or washout rains.
Opponents of expanding a natural gas pipeline through northwestern Massachusetts rallied on Boston Common on Wednesday, asking Gov. Deval Patrick to rescind his support for a new tax on New Englanders' electricity bills to help subsidize it.
Congestion on Grafton Street, looking from Penn Avenue towards Billings Square , on Wednesday.
Clark University appears in Forbes' annual "America's Top Colleges" report, at No.
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