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Pedestrian killed in West Boylston identified as 19-year-old Leominster woman
A pedestrian who was struck by two vehicles and killed on I-190 in West Boylston early Sunday morning has been identified by police as 19-year-old Smarlyn Pamela Reyes, of Leominster.
Body of Firefighter Christopher Roy returns to Worcester after fatal blaze
The body of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy has returned to the city where he served the public and lost his life. Roy, a 36-year-old father and Shrewsbury resident, died from injuries sustained while battling a blaze in a three-story Lowell Street apartment building on Sunday morning in Worce
Recreational pot purveyors to hold outeach meeting in Ashby
ASHBY -- United Cultivation LLC will host a community outreach meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 19, to share plans with residents about opening a recreational marijuana establishment in town.
Deadly Worcester fire a reminder of dangers firefighters face every day
(WWLP) - The Worcester Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their brothers, and the city is remembering a son, father, and friend who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Thirty-six-year-old Christopher Roy of Shewsbury died from injuries he suffered while trying to put out a fire on on Lowell Str
Annual holiday concert in Ashby set for Dec. 15
ASHBY -- The Ashby Concert Band, under the musical direction of Robert Healy, will present its fifth annual Holiday Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 15, starting at 7:30 p.m., at Ashby Elementary School, 911 Main St.
WATCH: 2nd Procession Starts for Fallen Worcester Firefighter
A Massachusetts firefighter who died after battling a fast-moving blaze in an apartment building before dawn Sunday was honored with a procession from Worcester to Boston on Monday morning.
Community mourning firefighter killed in Worcester fire
WORCESTER, Mass. (WWLP) - The Worcester city's fire department is morning the loss of one of their own Monday morning. Fire Departments across New England say their hearts are heavy following the death of 36-year-old Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy.
Park Theatre construction in Jaffrey expected to begin next month
JAFFREY — The much-anticipated construction of a new Park Theatre is scheduled to begin next month. Theater officials announced in a news release last week that they had given the go-ahead to Hutter Construction Corp. to begin construction on the new performing arts center. Construction will cost $3
Police Briefs: Man charged in social media threat
FITCHBURG -- A Gardner man was arraigned Thursday in District Court for allegedly threatening to murder another man using a social media message app, according to court documents.
Fallen Firefighter’s Body To Be Escorted From Worcester To Boston
WORCESTER (CBS) — Members of the Worcester Police and Fire Departments will escort the body of firefighter Christopher Roy from UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Boston Monday morning.
NH man arrested on felonious sexual assault charges
NASHUA, N.H (WHDH) - A New Hampshire man is facing felonious sexual assault charges after police say he had an intimate relationship with a 14-year-old girl. Devin Henry, 19, of Nashua, was arrested at 12:19 a.m. Saturday on three counts of felonious sexual assault in connection with the alleged rel
Worcester community mourns loss of firefighter who died battling 5-alarm blaze
WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - The Worcester community is coming together to honor the service of a 36-year-old firefighter who lost his life while battling a five-alarm blaze that tore through a multi-family home early Sunday morning.
Leominster teen struck and killed by 2 vehicles after crashing her car
WEST BOYLSTON - A 19-year-old woman was struck by two vehicles and killed after she had exited her own car which had rolled over in a previous accident. Massachusetts State Police are now seeking the identity of the driver of one vehicle who struck her and then fled the scene.
Police searching for driver in fatal hit and run
The Massachusetts State Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a crash that left a Leominster teenager dead Sunday morning. Troopers responded to Route 190 northbound in West Boylston around 2:20 a.m. for a 19-year-old woman who had been hit by two vehicles. Reports said the woman had lost c
Worcester Issues Health Advisory On Hepatitis A Outbreak
WORCESTER (CBS) – The city of Worcester has issued a public health advisory on a Hepatitis A outbreak. The division of public health says the outbreak is mostly affecting “those experiencing substance use and/or homelessness.”
Fitchburg church giving city something to look back on
FITCHBURG -- When residents open up a time capsule the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church helped fill and bury 250 years from now, they will get a sense of the city's shared history with the church and how the city has changed.
Beverly Fire Department Speaks Out About Worcester Firefighter
The Beverly Fire Department posted this statement on their Facebook page about the loss of the Worcester Firefighter who passed this morning. A very sad day in Worcester. One day removed from the anniversary of FF Davies LODD, Worcester Fire Department lost another firefighter in the line of duty wh
Real estate auction set in Fitchburg
FITCHBURG -- The city will hold a real estate auction of nine properties at noon on Thursday at the Police Department at 20 Elm St. The live auction, conducted by The Zekos Group, Municipal Auction Strategies will feature single and multi-family homes as well as commercial and residential land parce
Police searching for driver who hit, killed 19-year-old woman in West Boylston
WEST BOYLSTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are searching for a driver who hit and killed a 19-year-old woman as she was walking on Route 190 northbound in West Boylston early Sunday morning, police said.
After fire, Shrewsbury native is grateful for support
Family loses everything after Worcester apartment fire. Worcester – When Danielle Cormier awoke to the shouts of five men in apartment recently, she didn’t know what to think—but as the fog of sleep lifted, their words came into sharp focus: “Get up! Get out! Your house is on fire!”