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Brothers held in child rape case

MARLBOROUGH — Two brothers are being held on bail after being arraigned Thursday on charges of rape. Bail was set at $50,000 for Dennis O. Orellana, 34, of Westborough, and $20,000 for Hilin Orellana, 26, of Marlborough, according to court documents. The two men were arrested early Thursday morning


Shrewsbury crowd takes over national anthem after sound goes out

SHREWSBURY, Mass. - When the sound system went out a Saint John's basketball game Wednesday night, the crowd took over for the national anthem. It may be the same old "Star Spangled Banner," but hearing a gym full of people singing it together makes it that much more inspiring.


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


Worcester market settles food safety violations

J&W Aseda Plaza, a food market in Main South in Worcester, has settled a range of food safety violations uncovered by federal investigators. The market, at 753 Main St., was found to have sold meat products not inspected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, acc


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.


Report: Rectrix, with operations in Worcester, sold to Ross Aviation

Lisa Eckelbecker Telegram & Gazette Staff @LisaEckelbecker — Ross Aviation of Denver has acquired Rectrix Commercial Aviation Services Inc., the aeronautical business that services planes at Worcester Regional Airport and four other airfields, according to an aviation industry trade publication.


Shrewsbury police log, Feb. 22 edition

11:18 a.m. Grove St. Animal complaint. 3:27 p.m. Yorkshire Terr. Identity theft. 4:20 p.m. Country Way. Preserve the peace. 8:44 p.m. Maple Ave. Larceny. 11:55 p.m. Hartford Tpke. Suspicious person/MV.


Burger King being redeveloped in Westborough

WESTBOROUGH — The Burger King on Rte. 9 is fenced off to be redeveloped, but the home of the Whopper isn't going anywhere. The owner of the property will demolish the building and build a new smaller Burger King and another building to hold a Starbucks coffee shop and a ConvenientMD urgent care cent


Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly

BOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston. The Department of Agricultural Resources said a single dead specimen of the bug was discovered at a private residence in the city.


Worcester Ranked #2 Donut City in America

WORCESTER – Data-based rankings site BestPlaces.net has put together a list of the top 100 cities in America to find a delicious donut. Note: We’d like to credit our friends at the016.com — Worcester’s social network — for this glorious find. If you haven’t already, be sure to join and follow the016


Overnight ‘wintry mess’ of snow, freezing rain expected in Massachusetts this weekend

Massachusetts is expected to see another “wintry mess” of snow and other precipitation this weekend as a brief system moves in overnight on Sunday, even as daytime temperatures stay above the freezing point.


Clark Tournament Small Schools: Freddie Monette-Harris helps Narragansett ace rematch with Sutton

WORCESTER — It’s February school vacation, but Narragansett Regional junior guard Freddie Monette-Harris didn’t mind taking a little Clark Tournament history quiz after the Warriors’ win over Sutton in their Small School division semifinal Thursday night at Kneller Athletic Center.


Grafton Man Finds Bobcats Ready To Brawl In His Backyard

GRAFTON, MA- One Grafton man got a front row seat to a bobcat face off happening right in his backyard Thursday morning and shared his photos with Patch's quickpost. Dennis Ditullio said he was in the middle of having his morning coffee when he heard a bang coming from his cellar French doors that l


Marlborough Starbucks and Fish Restaurant building sold for $3.6M

A downtown Marlborough building hosting Fish Restaurant & Wine Bar, a Starbucks and other commercial tenants has sold for $3.6 million. The single-story building with 13,000 square feet at 29 S. Bolton St. is also home to Crown Fried Chicken and Polished Nail Studio.


Worcester Police Sergeant Roche Cleared of Excessive Force Allegations

Worcester Police Sergeant Stephen Roche was found “not responsible” by a jury on a claim of use of excessive force against Jose Ortiz during a 2014 drug raid in the area of West Boylston Street.


Marlborough Police search for man who used stolen credit cards

MARLBOROUGH – Police are asking the public's help in identifying a man they say used two stolen credit cards to purchase thousands of dollars of electronics from a Solomon Pond Mall store earlier this month.


Bald eagles becoming common sight in western Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - If you live or travel along the Connecticut River you may have spotted some pretty large birds sitting in the trees. They're bald eagles and they're becoming a pretty common sight here in western Massachusetts.


Robert Kraft, New England Patriots Owner, Being Charged In Jupiter, Florida Prostitution Bust

JUPITER, Florida (CBS) – Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, will be charged in a prostitution bust in Jupiter, Florida. Kraft, who denies doing anything illegal, was allegedly caught in the act on video, according to police.


Fun in the winter sun

Christine Peterson Telegram & Gazette Staff @ChrisPetersonTG — WORCESTER — Cyprus Tambling, 9, enjoys the ride down the hill as the sun warmed Green Hill Park Thursday. The temperature reached 44 degrees Thursday.


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.