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Christopher Roy's last alarm: Bell tolls in St. John's Church to honor fallen Worcester firefighter
The bell rang out inside St. John's Church, pealing in three sets of five. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. Ding. The toll was part of a solemn tradition, its sound piercing the silence of the church, packed with firefighters from Worcester and beyo
Mass. man arrested, charged with passing forged check at Nashua bank
NASHUA — A Leominster, Mass. man faces two felony charges after Nashua police said he cashed a forged check at a Nashua bank last May. Nashua police officers arrested Alex Archambault, 34, on Thursday on one count of forgery and one on theft by deception.
Paramedics Deliver Twins Near I-190 in Sterling, Mass.
An expecting Massachusetts mother received quite a surprise Friday morning when her twins decided not to wait for her to get to the hospital. The Leominster mom and her husband were heading to UMass Memorial Memorial Medical Center in Worcester when they quickly had to pull off of Interstate 190 in
Lunenburg again answers the Christmas call of its Angel Tree
LUNENBURG -- Another successful campaign to provide toys and clothing to local children in need is in the (Santa) bag. The town took part in the Christmas Angel Tree program, part of a nationwide effort sponsored by the Salvation Army, for the second time this year. The event wrapped up on Friday af
Thousands honor fallen firefighter Christopher Roy at wake
Cyrus Moulton Telegram & Gazette Staff @MoultonCyrus — WORCESTER - The church parking lot was a sea of navy blue uniforms, with thousands of firefighters from throughout the state gathering Friday afternoon to thank fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy for his sacrifice.
Local firefighters remembering fallen Worcester firefighter
WWLP - Firefighters from western Massachusetts and across the country will be in Worcester on Saturday to honor fallen firefighter Christopher Roy, who was killed in the line of duty.
Route 290 Crash Causes 2 Mile Traffic Backup
WORCESTER, MA- A two-vehicle crash on Route 290 East backed up traffic for two miles. One of the vehicles in the crash was a tractor trailer, no injuries have been reported. Massachusetts State Police advise drivers to expect delays.
Fire departments across Massachusetts paying respects to fallen Worcester firefighter
WORCESTER, Mass. (WWLP) - Firefighters and community members came together to pay their respects to Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy Friday night. Thousands of people came to calling hours for the fallen firefighter. The 36-year-old firefighter was killed fighting a fire in a Worcester apartmen
Upcoming events at the Leominster Public Library
This program started on Saturday, Dec. 1 and ends on Thursday, Feb. 28. For every 10 books or 10 chapters you read, your name will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a cool, awesome prize. To sign up, visit the library and pick up a log sheet. Our goal this winter is to read 5,000 books!
Leominster woman pleads guilty to arson for setting neighbor's house on fire last year
WORCESTER -- A Leominster woman arrested last year for starting a fire in her neighbor's home has pleaded guilty to arson. Linda Sbrogna, 55, pleaded guilty to one charge of arson in Worcester Superior Court Tuesday in connection to her December 2017 arrest, said Tim Connolly, a spokesman for Worces
'Mark Marquis And Friends' continue holidays tradition in Leominster
A Christmas tradition in North Central Massachusetts, “The Most Peaceful Night of the Year: Mark Marquis And Friends” will be performed two nights at the Unitarian Church in Leominster. Celebrating its 31th year, Marquis has made the spirit of the season come alive with his whirlwind winter wonderla
Thousands attend wake for Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy
Thousands of mourners attended a wake Friday for Worcester Firefighter Christopher J. Roy, a 36-year-old father who was killed last Sunday while battling a blaze at an apartment building on Lowell Street.
5 Things To Do This Week
1. Holiday Concert: 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14; Nashoba Regional High School, 12 Green Road, Bolton. The Nashoba Regional High School bands and choruses will perform. Admission is $5 per person and is payable at the door. Seniors and students are free.
Bruins To Hold 50/50 Raffle To Support Family Of Fallen Worcester Firefighter
The Boston Bruins are doing what they can to help a family in need. The proceeds from the 50/50 raffle during the Bruins vs. Buffalo Sabres game at TD Garden on Sunday, Dec. 16 will benefit the family of fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy. A fund has been set up for Roy’s daughter, Ava, by
Paramedics deliver twins on side of Massachusetts highway Friday morning
Sterling paramedics helped welcome two new lives into the world Friday morning when they delivered twins on Interstate 190. First responders were dispatched to I-190 south at Exit 5 around 6:46 a.m. for a woman in labor, according to the Sterling Fire Department.
Mass. man charged with forgery, theft in NH
NASHUA, N.H (WHDH) - A Massachusetts man was charged with forgery and theft after police say he passed a forged check at a bank in Nashua, New Hampshire. Alex Archambault, 34, Leominster, was charged Thursday with one count of forgery and one count of theft by deception, according to Nashua police.
Goings on from Dec. 13-19
Paxton Police firearms safety class: Thursday, Dec. 13 from 6-9 p.m. Cost is $50. All first-time applicants are reuired to successfully complete a Massachusetts Certified Firearms Safety Course.
FEATURE: End of Shift: Worcester mourns loss of Firefighter Christopher Roy
'IT’S PERSONAL’ “It’s personal. It’s personal for the whole city of Worcester,” city resident Jay Marcimo said after having laid a wreath at the base of a flagpole outside the Webster Square Fire Station Sunday afternoon, hours after Roy’s death. Roy served on Ladder 4 at the station. “We remember w
Leominster woman dies after rolling car, getting struck twice crossing I-190
WEST BOYLSTON - A Leominster woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal pedestrian accident on Interstate 190 early Sunday morning. According to state police, Smarlyn Pamela Reyes, 19, of Leominster, was driving a 2008 Infiniti on I-190 northbound Sunday, about 2:20 a.m., when, for reasons s
Newest member of the neighborhood watch
Freelance photographer and Leominster firefighter Scott LaPrade was looking for wildlife photos on Tuesday when he took a drive down Lindell Avenue and spotted this coyote in the Doyle Conservation Area. LaPrade said he snuck up on the animal, which is typically only seen at night, and started snapp