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Sturbridge Police looking for woman who took $2,300 in wine, fled in BMW
The suspect entered Yankee Spirits, 376 Main St., at about 2:30 p.m., Aug. 8. She concealed several bottles of wine and left the store without paying for them, Sturbridge Police said.
3-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By Car In Worcester: Police
WORCESTER, MA — A 3-year-old boy riding a bicycle was fatally struck by a car on Laurel Street Sunday afternoon. Police said the driver took the victim and victim's father to the hospital, where the boy was pronounced dead.
Pair Accused of Dragging State Trooper With Car Due in Court
While the trooper was outside the Honda Pilot that Peterson was driving, police say Peterson took off, dragging the trooper a short distance and injuring him.
Woman overdosing on heroin drives to Troop C for help
State police said the woman, identified only as a 39-year-old Tolland resident, drove to the barracks around 9:45 a.m. and told a dispatcher that she believed she was overdosing. Troopers then went out to the Troop C lobby and found her apparently passed out, slumped against a wall, and suffering fr
Massachusetts man dies in riptide at Seabrook Beach; 6 others rescued, police say
According toWMURand other media reports, New Hampshire authorities confirmed that the Methuen man, who has not been identified, died after rescuers reached him in the water.
Toddler dies after being pulled from pool in Granby
GRANBY, Mass.- A 2-year-old child has died after being pulled from a swimming pool in Granby, Massachusetts.
'He was the life of the party;' Family mourns 4-year-old Jesiah Rivera, killed while riding his bicycle in Worcester Sunday
A 4-year-old Worcester boy was killed Sunday after he was hit by a car while riding his blue Huffy bike, police said.Family identified the toddler as Jesiah Rivera. The boy was riding his bike on Laurel Street Sunday afternoon when he peddled from the sidewalk into a parking lot. A family friend was
Shoplifters arrested with stolen merchandise in car
Latest Middlesex County NewsClinton traffic stop leads to recovery of thousands in stolen itemsStudents, church members clean up Middletown streetPopular Middletown store to close after 35 yearsClinton businesses receive fake phone calls pretending to be Clinton Police K9 UnitOfficials identify vict
Massachusetts cheers, Rhode Island bickers over PawSox move to Worcester
Cheers in Massachusetts and bickering in Rhode Island followed the announcement that minor-league baseball's Pawtucket Red Sox intend to move to Worcester, Massachusetts, for the 2021 season.
Former Syracuse basketball player rushed to save swimmers caught in rip current
One moment, Matt Tomaszewski was enjoying a sunny day at the beach with his family. The next, he was running to the ocean with his paddleboard to try to save the lives of six swimmers caught in a rip current.
GoLocalWorcester | News | Two Men Arrested for Possession & Distribution of Cocaine in Worcester
On August 16, members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad were conducting surveillance in the area of Millbury St. At approximately 7:45 p.m., officers saw a man, later identified as Soto, of 43 Sigel St, texting on his phone while slowly riding his bike around the area. Shortly afterward, Soto met u
Trans-Siberian Orchestra holiday tour coming to Worcester, Mohegan Sun
TheTrans-Siberian Orchestrawill bring its Winter Tour 2018 to both Worcester, MA and Uncasville, CT.
State treasurer: Casinos ‘will not harm’ Massachusetts Lottery
The Massachusetts Lottery sees the new MGM casino opening Friday in Springfield as a line of defense against the threat from online sports betting — but one gaming analyst said it’s unclear whether the resort’s high-end clientele will be interested in the state’s games.State Treasurer Deborah B. Gol
Ware man arrested after 4-vehicle crash in Chicopee
The crash happened at about 9:55 p.m., near 1021 Memorial Drive. When Officer Brett Salamon arrived, he found the driver of a Dodge Durango had slammed into the back of a Chevy Malibu. The impact caused a chain reaction, and also damaged a Mazda and a Hyundai, said Michael Wilk, police public inform
Boy, 3, dies after being hit by SUV in Worcester
A 3-year-old boy was struck and killed by an SUV while riding his bike in a parking lot in Worcester yesterday.The driver of the Nissan Armada, who was not immediately facing charges, hit the boy in a parking lot, then drove the boy and his father to the hospital, police said. Officers were called a
Rabid skunk found in Wales, prompting warnings the disease could be spread to feral cats
The skunk, which tested positive for rabies, was found in the Union Road area. This is the second animal found with rabies in that area this summer, officers announced on the Police Department Facebook page.
3-year-old hit by car, killed while riding bike
"After striking the boy, the operator of the Nissan Armada drove the victim and the victim’s father to the hospital,"police said.
Cat show coming to Sturbridge
Six cats and their handlers joined us in the studio to tell us about the N.E.M.O. cat show. It's happening next weekend in Sturbridge. There will be show cats but also "pet me" cats available for those who would like some feline interaction.
Photos: Storm damage and flooding reports in western Massachusetts Saturday
These storms are producing very heavy rainfall, gusty winds, frequent lightning and hail.
Worcester Red Sox owners want Polar Park to feature a high-tech fan experience in 2021
WORCESTER - The images on display at Friday's announcement that the Pawtucket Red Sox are relocating to Worcester, look like a classic old-time ballpark. It has a brick exterior, exposed steel beams and the hotel behind left field even calls to mind Oriole Park at Camden Yards.