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Worcester man gets 15-20 years for spate of robberies

WORCESTER - A city man was sentenced to 15 to 20 years in state prison Friday for a string of robberies three years ago in several area communities. Judge James G. Reardon Jr. imposed the sentence on Cortez Palmer, 40, formerly of 68 Merrick St., after Mr. Palmer pleaded guilty in Worcester Superior

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-22 19:39:03

Man Stabbed Multiple Times in Worcester

A man remains in the hospital after being stabbed several times in Worcester, Massachusetts Thursday evening. Police say the 45-year-old victim was stabbed multiple times in the torso and arms near the intersection of Main and Austin streets around 9:30 p.m. The victim was transported to the hospita

NECN - 2017-09-22 09:02:57

Man stabbed on Worcester's Main Street is in serious condition

WORCESTER - The 45-year-old man stabbed multiple times Thursday night near the intersection of Main and Austin streets was in serious condition Friday, according to a police press release. The victim was heard screaming, "I've just been stabbed," when police arrived at about 9:30 p.m. He was lying o

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-22 04:54:45

State Police Looking for Man Missing Out of Tolland

TOLLAND, CT - A Silver Alert was issued on Friday for 51-year-old Raymond Sousa, state police said. Sousa went missing on Thursday, state police said. There was no picture provided, but Sousa is bald, white, 5-foot-7 and 170 pounds with blue eyes, state police said. He was last seen wearing a gre

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:52:49

Brookfield man suing town over order to remove sign

BROOKFIELD - A local resident is suing the town and the Zoning Board of Appeals seeking to overturn a ruling ordering him to, among other things, take down a sign that has been at the center of controversy for years. John D. Holdcraft this week filed the lawsuit in Worcester Superior Court. It was a

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Candidate forum October 23 at St. Paul

BRISTOL -- The Bristol Chamber of Commerce is hosting a municipal forum in the auditorium of Saint Paul Catholic High School. The forum is set to include a one-minute introduction per candidate, questions and Time for all candidates to express their visions for the city. The forum is slated for 6

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-23 17:57:00

Former Goddard principal sues Worcester school officials over reassignment

WORCESTER - A former principal who claims she was terminated after being reassigned to another position within the school system last school year is suing the school system, School Committee and district superintendent for breach of contract. Yuisa Perez, formerly principal at the Goddard School of

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-23 01:23:45

1 Dead After Motorcycle Accident in Stafford

Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Privacy policy | More Newsletters One person is dead after a motorcycle accident in Stafford Saturday, according to emergency dispatchers. Police said the accident took place on the 200-block of Chestnut Hill Road (Route 190). Crews on scene reported th

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-23 13:45:07

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Closes Route 190 in Stafford

Route 190 in Stafford is closed near the Somers town line for a fatal motorcycle wreck, according to dispatchers and state police. The crash occurred in the 200 block of Route 190, or Chestnut Hill Road, at about 7:50 a.m., according to the Tolland County Mutual Aid Fire Service. The rider was repor

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-23 13:19:00

Route 190 in Stafford closed following fatal motorcycle accident

STAFFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - One person is dead Saturday morning following a motorcycle accident that closed RT 190 in Stafford. Tolland Police tweeted at approximately 7:48 AM on Saturday morning that RT 190 in Stafford had been closed due to a motorcycle accident. They then tweeted that the rider was

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-23 13:11:51

Deadly motorcycle crash reported in Stafford

Police are responding to a fatal motorcycle crash near Chestnut Hill Rd in Stafford that happened this morning. The unidentified rider was found on the side of the road and was unresponsive when officers found the rider. Refresh this page and watch Eyewitness News for updates as they come into our

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-23 15:44:00

Charlie Baker hedges Amazon bet, while other states back single site

Massachusetts appears to be bucking a trend among other states that are picking their best potential sites and submitting single bids in hopes of landing Amazon's new headquarters. "It's in our interest not to fight amongst each other and let us present our best foot forward for the state," said Liz

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 12:11:14

Former Speedy's customers remember owner fondly at graveside memorial

WORCESTER - It was a memorial service for businessman George Busada, but it quickly became a drive down memory lane for former customers of Speedy's Drive-in Restaurant. Mr. Busada and his wife, Marion, owned the popular hamburger joint at 224 Shrewsbury St. from the late 1950s until it burned in 19

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Police technology helps ID suspects quickly

NORTHBRIDGE - On Friday, a man was brought to the Northbridge Police Department on an arrest warrant, a fairly routine event. He was fingerprinted and booked. Within minutes, documents detailing his criminal record churned out of a printer in the booking area, listing the prisoner's history of arres

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-23 03:39:20

Off The Menu: Oktoberfest events worth checking out

With the arrival of fall, restaurants across Western Massachusetts turn their attention to planning Oktoberfest celebrations. Celebrations featuring food, music, and plenty of beer, Oktoberfest events have become "musts" in the promotional calendars of many area eateries. Of course the inspiration f

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:49:40

No joke: Comedian Jimmy Tingle is interested in running for Massachusetts lieutenant governor

Comedian Jimmy Tingle, who lives in Cambridge, is apparently interested in running for statewide political office in Massachusetts. "Not a Joke!" Tingle wrote in a Facebook post. "I would Love to get your Help and Support." Tingle on Friday filed paperwork with the Massachusetts Office of Campaign a

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:33:51

EDITORIAL: Main Street business can use the boost

Two pocketbook proposals percolating on Beacon Hill could produce a bonus for those who work and shop in the commonwealth. But the biggest skin in these initiatives belongs to the state's employers, primarily retailers and fast-food operators, who would have the most to lose, depending on how these

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-23 11:01:05

14 companies receive incentives to create more jobs

Photo: Thinkstock (WWLP) - The state approved tax incentives for 14 companies that are expected to create more than 700 jobs. Three of the companies will help create jobs in western Massachusetts. The state's Economic Assistance Coordinating Council approved projects at LTI Smart Glass in Pittsfie

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:55:59

Humorist Jimmy Tingle files papers to run for Lt. Gov.

BOSTON - Comedian Jimmy Tingle is apparently setting his sights on public office. The longtime political humorist filed paperwork on Friday indicating he planned to run for lieutenant governor of Massachusetts as a Democrat in 2018. The Cambridge resident told The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2wH675

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 09:32:19

Massachusetts retailers move forward with 5 percent sales tax ballot question

BOSTON (WWLP)-You could vote in 2018 to give yourself a break from Massachusetts' 6.25 percent sales tax. Massachusetts retailers are moving forward with a campaign to put a sales tax reduction and permanent sales tax holiday before voters on the 2018 ballot. The Retailers Association of Massachuset

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-22 21:27:39