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The 10 Coolest Finds on Craigslist this Week in Worcester County

Everyone loves a good “find.” Over its many years of existence, Craigslist.com has become a great place to find unique and rare items from individual sellers in your local area.


Clark Tournament finals set for Saturday night

WORCESTER - High school basketball fans will be treated to a double-header Saturday, with four teams taking the court for title games of the Clark Tournament. Westboro meets Groton-Dunstable in the Large School final at 6 p.m. Saturday.


Scott Tocci of Leominster accused of Oxycodone, cocaine trafficking

George Barnes Telegram & Gazette Staff @georgebarnestg — LEOMINSTER — A city man was arrested after a multi-agency task force confiscated a large number of Oxycodone pills and other drugs being sold in Leominster, Clinton, Sterling and other Central Massachusetts communities.


Sturbridge traffic stop yields more than a kilo of cocaine, state police say

Troopers seized more than a kilogram of cocaine and arrested two men from the Bronx after a traffic stop Friday on I-84 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts State Police said. A state police spokesman said Trooper Martin Cunniff pulled over Juan Cruceta, 32, for speeding and a dangerous lane change. Cunniff


We Need Emoji License Plates In Massachusetts

Australia is rolling out emoji license plates and we need to do it too. According to The Verge, in Queensland, Australia you can soon customize your license plates with emojis. I'm sure a lot of people don't think much of that, but I think it's brilliant and hilarious. I really think we need to star


Leominster man nabbed in drug bust

LEOMINSTER -- A local man was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine and oxycodone pills in addition to other charges following a drug bust Thursday. A joint investigation into oxycodone distribution in North Worcester County communities led to the arrest of Scott J. Tocci of Leominster, acco


Book Bag: ‘Meet You in Atlantic City’ by James Pettifer; “The Hundred Wells of Salaga’ by Ayesha Harruna Attah

On “Thunder Road,” the opening cut of his breakthrough album “Born to Run,” Bruce Springsteen offered one of his more memorable lines about the excitement and romance of driving down the highway: “Well, the night’s bustin’ open, these two lanes will take us anywhere.”


Worcester Man Among 4 Arrested After Stolen Car Chase

Four people were arrested by Massachusetts State Police [MSP] troopers on Friday afternoon following the pursuit of a stolen motor vehicle on Rt-93 southbound in Boston. Ivan Cruz-Ortega, 20, of Worcester, was among the four arrested.


Area officals discuss Supreme Court ruling on property forfeiture

A Fitchburg lawmaker who introduced a bill that would enable police to seize your car if it has a secret compartment that could be used to transport drugs deferred comment Wednesday on the potential impact of a new Supreme Court ruling on his legislation, saying he needed to research the question.


A wild day at the Leominster library

LEOMINSTER -- There were laughs, gasps, and screams at the Leominster Public Library on Thursday, as a standing room-only crowd for an "Around the World Animal Safari" presented by Wildlife Encounters. Director Derek Small, who promised the children and parents in the library's Community Room a fun


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


Holden Fire Department swears in new members

On Monday, Feb. 11 The Holden Fire Department swore in five of six additional Firefighters/EMT/Medics recently hired. The hiring of the five new members was made possible by a SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant. The SAFER grant program assists local fire departments with


Fitchburg's Restoration Recovery Center to offer options and tools to fight addiction

FITCHBURG — It is hard to move forward in recovery from addiction. Though 12-step programs may keep ones feet on the path for a time, there are no tools to help build a strong recovery platform.


Friends of Levi Heywood Memorial Library book sale began Thursday, continues Friday and Saturday

GARDNER — The page has turned to another used book sale organized by the Friends of the Levi Heywood Memorial Library, which are always different than the one before. The longstanding, biannual tradition is a fundraiser for the library and takes place at the library over three days every February du


MA State Police Arrest Two Brothers for 2014 Child Rape

WORCESTER – Early Thursday morning, the Massachusetts State Police [MSP] Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section [VFAS] with assistance from the Marlborough and Westborough Police Departments and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Department arrested two brothers — Dennis O. Orellana, 34 of Westborough and Hilin


North Brookfield man, 38, found guilty of child rape in Ware

NORTHAMPTON - A 38-year-old North Brookfield man was found guilty Wednesday in Hampshire Superior Court of charges of raping a young girl 10 years ago in Ware. A jury found Jason Ray Galvan guilty of aggravated rape with force, aggravated rape, and indecent assault and battery. He was found not guil


Police Seek Info on Missing 68-year-old Worcester Man

WORCESTER – The Worcester Police Department [WPD] is asking for the public’s help to locate a 68-year-old Worcester man. According to the WPD, Marcelino “Miguelito” Mueces — pictured below — lives on Lovell St in Worcester. Mueces was last seen on the morning of Monday, Feb. 18th at about 9 AM.


Massachusetts Could Ban Tackle Football For Young Children

BOSTON, MA — Youth football players in Massachusetts may have to wait until they are teenagers to learn how to tackle if a bill currently in the State House becomes law. Rep. Paul A. Schmid III, Rep. Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Rep. Louis L. Kafka, along with 15 other legislators, have cosponsored a bill


State Approves First Recreational Pot Shop In Worcester

WORCESTER (CBS) – Good Chemistry, a medical marijuana dispensary in Worcester, is hoping to join the state’s booming retail pot industry. The Cannabis Control Commission approved three final licenses for the dispensary; one for indoor cultivation and product manufacturing (for its Bellingham locatio