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Worcester Man Dies Following Rollover Crash in Auburn

A rollover crash in Auburn claimed the life of a Worcester man on Tuesday morning. The man has been identified as Carlos Mendoza, 28. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


5 weather maps that explain the snowy, wintry mix heading to Massachusetts Wednesday night

A wintry mix of snow, sleet or freezing rain will move into Massachusetts Wednesday night, creating hazardous travel conditions overnight. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. across the entire state, except on Cape Cod and the Islands.


Man from Massachusetts sentenced to 35 years in prison for murder of Oakfield man

HOULTON, Maine (WABI) A man from Massachusetts has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing an Oakfield man. Prosecutors say 23-year-old Marcus Asante shot 31-year-old Douglas Morin, Jr. nine times.


’You’re creating monsters’: Advocates say new rules fail to reform solitary confinement in Massachusetts

Jurrell Laronal spent 10 years in Massachusetts prisons and has been in solitary confinement more times than he can remember, beginning at age 19. He’s been in cells that are too hot or too cold or have black mold, he said. He’s been given a choice between a shower and extra food, been denied a blan


4-year-old Lowell girl becomes third Massachusetts child to die from flu this season

A 4-year-old girl from Lowell has reportedly become the third child to die in Massachusetts from the flu this season. WCVB reported that 4-year-old Puthiraskmey Sopheak of Lowell died Saturday.


Snowfall Totals in Worcester County After Monday’s Storm

WORCESTER – The National Weather Service [NWS] lists snowfall totals in each Massachusetts county provided to them by highway departments, observers, weather spotters and media outlets.


1-year-old Pawtucket girl taken to Hasbro Children’s Hospital

State authorities say a 1-year-old Pawtucket girl was admitted to Hasbro Children’s Hospital on Friday and that her condition “is likely to have been caused by maltreatment.”


Massachusetts School Building Authority approves grant

WESTBOROUGH — The Massachusetts School Building Authority Board of Directors voted to approve a grant of up to $15,762,679 for a project to replace the existing Annie E. Fales Elementary School with a new grades K-3 facility on the existing site.


Second man pleads guilty in 2011 slaying of Joseph Cernauskas, 84, in Harwick

Gary V. Murray Telegram & Gazette Staff @GaryMurrayTG — WORCESTER - A second man has been sentenced to prison for his role in the 2011 stabbing death of 84-year-old Joseph Cernauskas in the victim's Hardwick home.


'It Was an Honor': Sophomore With Asperger Syndrome Gets to Play in Team's Final Basketball Game

A junior varsity basketball team at a Massachusetts high school ended its season recently by making a difference for its team manager. Fifteen-year-old Jaeden Morales, a sophomore with Asperger Syndrome, is Uxbridge High's team manager. He didn’t make the JV team this season, but he still got a chan


Caroline’s Cannabis bucks the big marijuana industry trend

The first small business cannabis store in Massachusetts has been awarded a final license from the state Cannabis Control Commission. With the license in hand, Caroline's Cannabis in Uxbridge now hopes to open in the beginning of March.


Milford Issues Emergency Parking Ban Ahead of Storm

MILFORD, MA- Milford Police Chief Thomas O'Loughlin declared an emergency parking ban for Feb. 20 ahead of the incoming storm. The ban is effective until further notice, Patch will keep you updated once it ends.


Why Massachusetts Stink Bug Population Could Disappear

If you are a fan of stink bugs, you will not like this story. Last month's cold spells may have killed off a vast majority of them here in Massachusetts. While the snow drought continues (for the most part) here on the SouthCoast, the winter has still made itself known. We have had our fair share of


Woman found passed out behind wheel on Eddie Dowling Highway

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Woonsocket woman was charged with driving under the influence, felony assault and resisting arrest after officers discovered her passed out behind the wheel and pursued her on a wrong-way chase up Eddie Dowling Highway Tuesday morning.


North Attleboro man dies in industrial accident

SALEM, Mass. (WPRI) -- A North Attleboro man was killed after police say an excavator fell on top of him at a construction site in Salem last week. Police were called to Washington Sq. on Friday for a report of a piece of construction equipment that had fallen on top of a worker.


Fed jury acquits Worcester police Sgt. Stephen Roche of brutality

WORCESTER — An eight-member U.S. District Court jury found police Sgt. Stephen Roche not guilty Tuesday of using excessive force against Jose L. Ortiz, a livery driver, during a 2014 drug raid.


Police Investigation Underway in Woodstock

A police investigation is underway in Woodstock on Wednesday morning. Connecticut State Police said they are conducting an investigation with various other agencies on Route 169 in Woodstock.


Restaurant Depot Comes To Milford

MILFORD, MA- Milford has a new wholesaler for every restaurant's needs. Restaurant depot held its grand opening last week at its Milford location off of Cedar Street near Exit 20 on I-495.


Federal investigation into death of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy begins

A federal investigation into the death of Christopher Roy, a Worcester firefighter killed battling a blaze in December, has begun, officials said. Roy, who had been a Worcester firefighter for two and a half years, was fighting flames at 7 Lowell St. on Dec. 9 when he became trapped on the second fl


Call Threatening Shooting At Millbury Restaurant Was Apparent Hoax

MILLBURY (CBS) – A call threatening a shooting at a Millbury restaurant early Tuesday morning resulted in a large police response, but authorities now believe it was all a hoax.