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19-Year-Old Woman Killed In West Boylston Hit-And-Run Identified
WEST BOYLSTON (CBS) — The 19-year-old woman who was hit and killed on Interstate-190 Sunday has been identified as Smarlyn Pamela Reyes of Leominster. State Police said Reyes was hit by two cars after she exited her own vehicle in the median and walked back to the road around 2:20 a.m.
Ayer, Shirley voters to weigh in on high school field project
With the Ayer Shirley Regional School District poised to launch a proposed $7.1 million high school athletic fields project next year, voters in each member town will be asked to their taxes to pay for it.
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
Leominster woman struck, killed Sunday on 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
Child rapist Chapman's trial on new charges delayed
WOBURN — A criminal trial for child rapist Wayne Chapman was scheduled to start Tuesday but has been pushed off until spring 2019. Chapman, 70, who has admitted to raping as many as 100 boys and remains a longtime suspect in a 42-year-old Lawrence case, was indicted for crimes officials said he comm
Museum highlights Shirley family's canteen for soldiers
DEVENS -- Fort Devens Museum's monthly program for visitors on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 1 p.m. focuses on one Shirley family's efforts to create a "home away from home" for soldiers at Camp Devens training to take their place on the field of action in France during World War I.
Sculpture makes splash with carjack suspect from Shirley
BOSTON -- A Shirley man who jumped off a Boston bridge after allegedly stealing a taxicab found refuge on a floating sculpture created by a Fitchburg museum, according to police and news reports.
Townsend family teams up with inmates to train service dogs for vets
Ellie Minckler, 14, with Evelyn, a Labrador who she and her family are training to be a service dog for veterans, at their home in Townsend on Saturday morning. See slide show at lowellsun.com. sun/JOHN LOVE.
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
Firefighter dies while battling massive blaze in Massachusetts city
A Worcester, Massachusetts, firefighter died early Sunday while battling a massive fire in a 3-story building, officials said -- the latest in a sad history of firefighter deaths in the city.
Townsend family, inmates work together to train service dogs for veterans
TOWNSEND -- Can the comfort of a single dog bring wider appeal to more than just its owner? It's "paws-ible." Evelyn is a yellow lab puppy who lives part-time and temporarily at MCI Shirley's medium security facility, bringing companionship to her incarcerated handler as well as joy to a local famil
Lowell man found guilty of Pelham man's drug death
A Lowell man has been convicted for selling a fatal dosage of fentanyl to a 25-year-old Pelham man, officials said. According to investigators, William Luna, 45, traveled from Massachusetts on June 20, 2017, to supply Nicholas Wells with fentanyl a few hours before his death.
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.
Monty Tech coach hopeful co-op saved
ATHOL -- What do you do if you're a wrestling coach who has just had a co-op with his program cut?. It's a question Monty Tech wrestling head coach Kieron Smith has been grappling with after the Bulldogs lost their co-op with Fitchburg High this season.
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.”
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.
Holidays at Denholms recalled at Worcester Historical Museum
Author Chris Sawyer presents a behind-the-scenes view of the history and memories of Denholms — Massachusetts's largest department store outside of Boston. The presentation will definitely be of interest to those nostalgic for this particular piece of Worcester history, particularly its gorgeous hol
Lowell man convicted in connection with N.H. overdose death
CONCORD, N.H. -- A Lowell man was convicted on charges related to the sale of fentanyl to a Pelham man who died of an overdose last year, officials announced Friday. William Luna, 45, was convicted on four felony drug charges in Hillsborough County Superior Court following a jury trial that began on
Worcester: See 4 Nearby Homes For Sale
WORCESTER, MA — When you're looking for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a laborious job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
5 New Properties For Sale In The Nashua Area
NASHUA, NH — When you're in the market for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious research online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.