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Firefighter dead after multi-alarm fire in Worcester
WORCESTER, Mass. (WWLP( - A firefighter in Worcester died Sunday morning while working to put out a multi-alarm fire. According to the West Brookfield Fire Department, the firefighter died "in the line of duty" Sunday morning.
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.
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 firefighter Christopher Roy dies in blaze
WORCESTER - A Worcester firefighter who was rescued from a burning apartment building on Lowell Street early Sunday has died. Crews were on the scene of a multiple-alarm fire in an apartment building on Lowell Street. Two firefighters were trapped and pulled from the building by colleagues. One was
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 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.
Fitchburg Line train plows into car in Lincoln; driver escaped shortly before
Around 11:10 p.m. at the Old Sudbury Road crossing. At 11:41 p.m., Jason Martel, a passenger on the train, wondered when the train crew would tell riders why they were just sitting there:
Fitchburg making holiday Memories on Main this Saturday
FITCHBURG -- Saturday's second Memories on Main Street will celebrate several of the city's sports teams while giving people a chance to get into the holiday spirit. The free event takes place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the stretch of Main Street between Prichard and Oliver streets, which will be
Fitchburg couple arrested for allegedly duping two mentally-handicapped men into buying merchandise
LEOMINSTER -- A Fitchburg couple who worked at Whitney Field Mall were arraigned in District Court Wednesday after investigators say they allegedly convinced two mentally-handicapped two men to rack up thousands of dollars in credit card charges, said police.
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.”
'No Evil' to live on at Fitchburg Art Museum
Hundreds of faces of Fitchburg residents -- 424, to be exact -- now line the hallway of Fitchburg Art Museum's Community Room as part of the "No Evil Project." The project began in 2011 by creator and executive director Troy B. Thompson to challenge stereotypes, and it has grown ever since.
Reliant Medical Group opening Leominster facility Monday
For Reliant Medical Group, there has seemed to be a new office opening to go with each month. Monday will mark the latest opening, as Reliant begins seeing patients at its new facility at 225 Lancaster Road in Leominster.
Police searching for vandal who tagged several cars in Worcester
WORCESTER (WHDH) - Police are investigating after several vehicles were vandalized in Worcester. Police responding to the area of Uxbridge and Duxbury Streets on Saturday morning say about a dozen residents reported that their vehicles had been vandalized overnight.
West Boylston cruiser markings questioned
WEST BOYLSTON — The most important marking on a police cruiser is the word "Police" in prominent letters. That's according to Police Chief Dennis Minnich, who responded recently to questions about the markings on the town's cruisers.
Happy 104th birthday to Helen Hornsey, Fitchburg's oldest resident
FITCHBURG -- Helen Hornsey has traveled the world, studied singing at the prestigious Julliard School, and has now earned the title of the city's oldest resident. She celebrated her 104th birthday Tuesday afternoon at the Gables Assisted Living Care surrounded by family and friends.
Mass. man convicted in Pelham man's overdose death
NASHUA -- A Hillsborough County Superior Court jury on Friday convicted a Lowell, Mass., man for selling the fentanyl that caused the June 2017 death of Nicholas Wells, 25, of Pelham.
FSU faculty to teach in China for summer
FITCHBURG -- Fitchburg State University faculty members will take their talents to China as part of a new agreement with the AUIA International Summer School. AUIA collaborates with American universities to provide credit-bearing summer courses, taught in English, to Chinese students during the summ
4 years after mother's disappearance, Worcester family still seeking answers
WORCESTER, Mass. - Four years ago this month, Sabrina Hatheway went missing without a trace. Her family has been tirelessly searching for answers, saying they are not giving up.
Driver dies in early morning crash in Nashua
NASHUA -- A crash on Kinsley Street early Friday that involved several parked cars and trees and a building killed the driver of the vehicle involved, fire officials said. The crash, reported at 1:53 a.m., occurred at 15 Kinsley St., according to a news release.
Art within reach, just a phone app away
FITCHBURG -- Five years after the Fitchburg Art Museum began an initiative to make the museum bilingual, the last gallery has been translated into Spanish with the help of a website.