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A school transportation services audit suggests the district could save $1.2 million a year if it eliminated busing for Grades 7-12, but the idea likely won't see the light of day.
7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is defending plans to take down roughly 500 trees near Green Hill Park as part of efforts to eradicate the Asian longhorned beetle, saying such action is needed to protect the park from future infestation.
8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
John Riccio, retired assistant principal of Norrback Avenue School, recently presented a check for $165 to Antonia McGuire, president and CEO of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center in Worcester.
Peggy Sue Serrano, 55, passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 23, at UMass Medical Center, in Worcester, following a brief illness.
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.
Two Central Massachusetts lawyers have been nominated by Gov. Deval L. Patrick for judgeships on the Probate and Family Court.
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.
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.
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