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Massachusetts State Police update: Traffic moving slow in westbound lane of I-90 between Worcester, Sturbridge

Massachusetts State Police say traffic is moving slow in the westbound lane of Interstate 90 between Worcester and Sturbridge on this, the biggest travel day of the year. The day began mostly calm on Massachusetts highways, but traffic started to pick up on I-90 and around Boston in the hour before

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:21:38

23 layoffs at Harrington HealthCare System

SOUTHBRIDGE - Harrington HealthCare System laid off 23 employees last week, in the wake of running an $8.2 million operating loss during fiscal 2017, president-CEO Edward H. Moore said Wednesday. Fiscal 2017 ended for hospitals Sept. 30. In addition to the impacted positions, which were 1.5 percent

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 00:32:14

British police responding to reports of shots fired at London subway station

LONDON (AP) - British police say they are responding to reports of "shots fired" at Oxford Circus subway station, one of London's busiest. British Transport Police tweeted Friday afternoon that officers are on the scene; there are no known casualties. Witnesses on social media report people running

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 17:10:23

Tree House in Charlton agrees to temporary traffic safety measures

CHARLTON - The state Department of Transportation and Tree House Brewing Co. have arrived at a temporary plan to improve traffic safety on Route 20, at and near the brewery driveway. An estimated 4,000 people were drawn to a "silent" opening of the 55,000-square-foot craft brewing company in July. S

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 23:13:28

Publicity offered for East Brookfield's birthday bash

EAST BROOKFIELD - The Last Green Valley Inc., a nonprofit group, has offered East Brookfield free publicity for significant town events, and there is a very significant event coming up: the town's 100th birthday in 2020. "We would like to find ways to become more involved with you," said William B.

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 22:22:57

London's Oxford Circus subway station reopens after alert

LONDON (AP) - London transit authorities say Oxford Circus station has reopened after a large-scale security alert saw it evacuated amid reports of gunfire. Transport for London says Oxford Circus and nearby Bond Street, which was also shut, have both reopened to subway trains. Police say they were

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 17:10:23

Woman dies after crashing into tree in Killingly

- FILE - Connecticut State Police Cruiser (WTNH) KILLINGLY, Conn. (WTNH)- A 26-year-old woman has died after crashing into a tree in Killingly on Wednesday morning. State Police say at around 1:40 a.m., Hope Butler, of Warwick, Rhode Island, was traveling east on Route 6 when her Dodge left the ro

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-24 15:41:36

Crews battling Thompson house fire

THOMPSON - Firefighters from multiple departments are battling a house fire at 131 Quaddick Town Farm Road in Thompson. The fire was reported at approximately 10 a.m. and additional tankers have been dispatched to supplement on-scene crews, according to Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications. THO

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 15:58:44

HOMEGROWN RECIPES: Dressed Up Dressing

The holiday season is always my favorite, and to confess I have already decorated for Christmas. Yes, I'm one of those people, but trust me I do love Thanksgiving. Christmas is just more sparkly. The holidays have always been a huge deal to my family, it's almost like a big red reset button is hit a

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-24 13:32:00

Berea Council talks KyMEA costs, amendment concerns

Discussion of the city's purchase of electric power again dominated Tuesday's meeting of the Berea City Council. Council member Jerry Little said he is concerned because based on the payments the city has already made to Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KyMEA), the city will go over what it has bud

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-24 04:01:00

This adorable baby beluga slurps, head-butts and clicks at its rescuers

In a large tank filled with cold water, an orphaned beluga calf slurps and gulps with gusto six times a day. Feeding time for this bouncing baby boy in the 24/7 critical care unit of the Alaska SeaLife Center involves buckets, tubes and rubber nipples originally intended for livestock. Tyonek, as th


"Cram The Cruiser" program kicks off around Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police will start accepting donations for its annual "Cram The Cruiser" holiday food drive on Wednesday. The food drive is aimed at providing non-perishable food items for families in need throughout Kentucky. It will last through Dec. 11. You can donate your


Babysitter accused of abusing toddler

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - A babysitter is in jail in Madison County, accused of criminal abuse. Richmond police arrested Angela Powers on Monday for an incident that happened back in September. They say they received a call about a report of an 18-month-old girl who was injured at a home on Edgewood Dr


Berea woman writes letter every week to representatives

Jenny Hobson of Berea has strong political views and is not afraid to tell you about them. But this is not a story about politics. It is a story about social responsibility, and how one American citizen participates in this democracy. After the last election, Hobson found herself contemplating what


Dog Ridge Water Supply in Belton issues boil water notice

BELTON -- The Dog Ridge Water Supply Corp. experienced a loss of water pressure on Thursday, prompting the supplier to issue a boil water notice for customers. According to a boil water notice on the dogridgewsc.com website, pressure was lost "in the area of Hwy 190 and Airdale, on the north side of

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-11-24 18:12:00

What the Belton Journal is thankful for, 2017 edition

David Tuma, Publisher I have always said Belton is just an awesome place to live. It is the reason I have stayed here all these year. Watching people get out and support Al Maxwell was heart warming. Right or wrong, he got support. BISD has benefited so much for being associated with Belton residen


Belton City Council moves forward on annexing 3 areas

BELTON - Belton Independent School District's 109-acre tract along Loop 121 sits heavily on this rapidly growing Central Texas city's future. The land was referenced several times Tuesday evening during the Belton City Council's two-and-half hour deliberation on how to move forward with the city's p


Texas trooper killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

FAIRFIELD (AP) - A man suspected of killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop was taken into custody more than 100 miles away, authorities said Thursday night. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced on Twitter that the suspect was apprehended in neighboring Waller County. The Texas D

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-11-24 03:50:00

Funeral money allegedly denied for Killeen shooting victim

KILLEEN - The family of shooting victim Curtis Shelley is outraged and turning to the community for help after they say the state will no longer help cover funeral expenses. Shelley was allegedly shot by his neighbor during an argument nearly two weeks ago. Shelley's family says the state run Crime

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-11-23 17:53:41

I-35 rest stop Thanksgiving meal a surprise for travelers

SALADO - All Marcos Aguilar expected when he stopped at the southbound Bell County Safety Rest Area was a place to stretch his legs and take a break from his journey to San Marcos from Fort Worth. "You know what we just needed to pull over to go to the bathroom," Aguilar said. Instead, Aguilar learn

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-11-24 05:13:00