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Former Sturbridge school bus driver not guilty of DUI charge

EAST BROOKFIELD - A former Sturbridge school bus driver was found not guilty this week of a drunken driving charge from last year. Allison L. Silvestri, 51, of Southbridge, was charged by Sturbridge police with driving under the influence of alcohol and negligent driving. A jury trial in East Brookf

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 22:55:27

Track to retire number of driver killed in plane crash

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut race track is retiring the number of a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. Stafford Speedway announced that Ted Christopher's No. 13 will be retired in a ceremony during Friday's races. The 59-year-old Christopher was a passenger on a plane that cras

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 15:33:00

'Festival of New England Makers' at OSV Sept. 23-24

The crafts and trades of the 19th century will come back to life at Old Sturbridge Village this weekend during "Festival of New England Makers." The Village's blacksmith, potter, tinner, cooper, printer, and others will showcase their skills by crafting more complicated items not usually displayed w

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Fall Arts Preview: Arts Listings

FESTIVAL OF NEW ENGLAND MAKERS Saturday, Sept. 23 Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge Osv.org A celebration of artisans at Old Sturbridge Village, with work not usually displayed at the historical museum. PEOPLE WATCHING: THEN AND NOW Sunday, Sept. 24 through Sund

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:01:39

Feature Story: Film festival keeps memory of Shawna Shea alive

Shawna Shea did not live long enough to see all her dreams come true. A tragic car accident in 1999 when she was 16 robbed her of any future, and stole from her family a passionate, creative and fiercely-independent young woman whose brief time here left an indelible mark. Shea would have turned 34

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:17:24

Fall Arts Preview: Film Listings

A MONSTER CALLS Friday-Saturday, Sept. 22-23 Seelos Theater, Holy Cross, 1 College St., Worcester A boy seeks the help of a monster to cope with his single mother's illness. THE TEACHER Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 26-27, Saturday, Sept. 30, Sunday, Oct. 1 Cinema 320, Clark University, 950 Main St

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:01:22

UK police arrest teenager in subway attack probe

LONDON (AP) - British police have arrested a sixth person in connection with last week's attack on a London subway train. Detectives arrested a 17-year-old under the Terrorism Act early Thursday in south London. A search of the property where he was found is underway. Commander Dean Haydon, head of

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-21 11:31:58

2 taken to hospitals after collision

MANCHESTER - Two people were taken to local hospitals today after a head-on collision on Tolland Turnpike, fire authorities said. Eighth Utilities District Fire Chief Don Moore said the department received a call reporting a two-car accident with possible entrapment at 7:03 a.m. The crash occurred n

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-09-21 14:33:00

2 Brimfield residents charged with possessing a variety of drugs with intent to distribute

SPRINGFIELD -- Two Brimfield residents face 15 drug charges each, most accusing them of possession of prescription drugs with intent to distribute. Leo F. Balsavich, 38, and Michelina Balsavich, 27, on Thursday pleaded not guilty to the charges in Hampden Superior Court. Bail was set at $100,000 for

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:28:05

Northeast Communities Against Substance Abuse seeking award nominations

Northeast Communities Against Substance Abuse is seeking nominations for two regional awards. Northeast Communities Against Substance Abuse is seeking nominations for two regional awards. The Volunteer with Youth Award is given to a volunteer age 18 or older who works with youth in their community.

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 19:29:46

Tolland Sets Date for Municipal Budget Vote

TOLLAND, CT - The Town Council has scheduled a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. in the Town Council Chambers to set a budget to be sent to referendum. Voting would take place in October 30, town officials said. Based on discussions held at a joint budget workshop with the Town Council an

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:20:30

Loans at Monson Savings Bank

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - If you're looking to get a loan but don't know where to start, we've got you covered! Monson Savings Bank President Steven Lowell shared more. Monson Main Office 146 Main Street (413) 267-4646 Loan Center & Commercial Loan Center 197 & 201 Main Street, Monson

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-21 18:28:32

Fire Department schedules open house

The Sutton Fire Department open house is a chance for local families to learn about fire prevention. FILE PHOTO BY EDD COTEThe Sutton Fire Department will hold an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m., as part of Fire Prevention Week. The open house will be held at Fire Department Headquarte

MILLBURYSUTTON.COM - 2017-09-21 08:31:30

In Auburn, goat roams the streets before heading to hotel

AUBURN - He didn't have reservations, but a wandering goat made its way into La Quinta Inns & Suites on Southbridge Street early Monday. The wayward animal slipped away from its home at Blash's Pig Farm in Millbury sometime late last week and spent the weekend wandering the community before making i

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-21 11:31:46

This goat on the loose in Auburn is a hero

The GOAT goat, we shall call him. A goat escaped from a Millbury farm on Friday and, according to a post on the Auburn Police Facebook page, it covered some serious ground over the weekend before its eventual capture at the La Quinta Hotel on Southbridge Street. The goat was seen on Jade Hill Road,

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 15:20:44

Rollover accident in Palmer on Thorndike Street

Photo courtesy: Palmer Police Department PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) - A car flipped on its side on Thorndike Street, Thursday in front of the Big Y. Palmer Police say Thorndike Street, in that area is closed because of wires across the roadway. There is no indication of when the road will reopen. No wor

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-21 09:33:26

Fall Arts Preview: Literature Listings (Book Signings, Lectures & More)

THE DIRTY GERUND POETRY SHOW Monday nights, 9 p.m. Ralph's Diner, 148 Grove St., Worcester Hosted by Alex Charalambides and Nick Davis, this event offers an open mic, special guest performers and poetry challenges. FRANK O'HARA PRIZE POETRY WINNERS READING Sunday, Sept. 24, 3-5 p.m. First Unit

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:01:44

Minor injuries reported after rollover on Thorndike Street in Palmer

PALMER - Minor injuries were reported following a rollover on Thorndike Street early Thursday, police said. Western Massachusetts News reported the crash occurred about 4:30 a.m. near the Big Y World Class Market. Power lines were knocked down and National Grid personnel responded. The road reopened

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:04:36

State trooper and woman injured in Wareham crash

WAREHAM -- A Massachusetts State Police trooper and a 25-year-old New Bedford woman were injured Wednesday afternoon when the woman car drove off Route 25 into the median and struck a cruiser parked there monitoring traffic. State police said in a statement that the trooper was parked in the median

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 00:02:54

Affordable apartments planned for vacant Southbridge mill

SOUTHBRIDGE - A developer, only weeks after unveiling a $20 million makeover of the lobby of the Mercantile Center in Worcester, revealed a pair of ambitious projects in the former American Optical campus that he owns. Charles "Chip" Norton, Jr., president of Franklin Realty Advisors, wants to conve

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 02:34:32