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Worcester temperature Sunday sets a record

WORCESTER - The National Weather Service says the temperature in the city Sunday set a record high for the date, 86 degrees. That surpasses the previous record high temperature for Sept. 24, which was of 85 degrees, set in 1908, 1914 and 2010. Return to Telegram.com for more on this story.

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 21:22:32

EcoRI’s Faulkner Talks About the Battle Over Invenergy and the Critical Hearing in Oct

The Energy Facility Siting Board (Board) will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM in the Burrillville High School Auditorium, 425 East Avenue, Harrisville, Rhode Island. That will be the next showdown in the dispute over the plant. It is estimated that the

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Police Searching for 'Low Life' Who Dumped Bag of Puppies Into River

Uxbridge Police Department Calling it a "heinous" act, authorities in Massachusetts say they're looking for a "low life" who dumped a bag full of puppies in a river. Uxbridge police say the puppies were left for dead after being tied up in a grain bag and dumped in the Blackstone River near River Ro

NECN - 2017-09-25 11:16:17

Sen. Fattman pushes for criminal record in insanity cases

State Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Webster, said he plans to force a legislative vote on whether people who kill but are found not guilty by reason of insanity in Massachusetts should have a criminal record. Under the law, people who kill but are found not guilty by reason of insanity can be released fro

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-25 02:22:32

High school football participation down, in part, to concerns about head injuries

Fielding full rosters of varsity, junior varsity and freshmen football teams years ago was as simple as putting out a sign up sheet and watching the names pile up. These days, some local high school football coaches have to perform their best sales pitch to encourage students and their parents to st

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 12:13:00

Anthony J. Duverger, 78

AUBURN - Anthony J. Duverger, 78, passed away peacefully at home September 12, 2017. He is survived by is loving wife of 55 years, Elaine (Manchester) Duverger, his daughter Deborah Brooks, son Albert Duverger and grandchildren Abby and Richard Paquin. His sister Doris Post predeceased him. Anthony

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 17:39:21

Steroid Ring Busted, Goat Spends Weekend On The Town, Bike-Sharing Launch: The Week In Worcester

WORCESTER, MA-A Shrewsbury man and a Worcester man both pleaded guilty to their roles in a steroid distribution ring that operated in Worcester County. Both pleaded guilty in federal court... Read more WORCESTER, MA-After Sen. Harriette Chandler learned of an incident in 2015 where a four-month old

PATCH - 2017-09-25 01:03:56

State warns of second case of human West Nile Virus found this month

BOSTON - For the second time in less than a month, the State's Department of Public Health is reporting that a second person - this time a resident of Hampden County - tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to a press release. In a Sept. 21 press release, the state DPH announced that a m

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 16:56:05

Smart Benefits: IRS Allowing 401(k) Loans for Hurricane Victims & Families

The IRS is allowing 401(k)s and other qualified employer-sponsored retirement plans to make loans and hardship distributions for victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma as well as members of their families - and to access the money more quickly thanks to a relaxing of procedural and administrative rul

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-24 23:59:59

Puerto Ricans Hunt for Precious Wi-Fi and Cell Signals

Margarita Aponte's eyes filled with tears as she talked with nephews, uncles, brothers and sisters in Florida and Massachusetts for the first time since Maria destroyed nearly every cellphone and fiber optic connection Margarita Aponte and her relatives cleared the road in front of her house with tw

NECN - 2017-09-24 23:17:19

Lewis: Sanctuary by any other name

What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet" These famous lines from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet highlight the complex space that names and labels occupy in our society. They have the power to separate or to group, and to distinguish and define. They ascribe

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 10:40:00

Local families among thousands to celebrate pregnancies through IVF clinic

Two-year-old Emanuel "Manny" Binici throws himself into spurts of toddler energy, zooming around the family's Worcester living room with a toy truck, diving into a pile of dinosaurs and then shyly burrowing his head into his mother's embrace before launching himself onto another plaything. Like chil

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 23:30:28

1980s head-bangers take it to the Extreme at Palladium

WORCESTER - Extreme. They came back to Central Massachusetts. They played. They conquered. You could even say Extreme took it to the extreme Saturday night at The Palladium. Living up to the band's name, Extreme delivered a blistering homecoming concert. Whether you were a rabid Extreme fan who has

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 21:56:37

Register O'Donnell announces REBA meeting being held at Registry

Register of Deeds Register William O'Donnell is pleased to announce that the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA) will hold its next breakfast meeting at the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 11. The Registry is located at, 649 High St. in Dedham. The meeting will

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-24 23:00:00

Sen. Chandler Pushes Bill To Protect Dogs In Kennels, Daycares

WORCESTER, MA-After Sen. Harriette Chandler learned of an incident in 2015 where a four-month old named Bella died in the care of Collinswood K9 Services in Auburn, she became more highly aware of the legislature protecting those who entrust their pets to kennels and boarding facilities. She points

PATCH - 2017-09-24 22:22:59

2018 ballot questions take first step

Will Massachusetts slash its sales tax? Should employers offer paid family leave? What about a $15 minimum wage? Those are among the 21 potential ballot questions Massachusetts voters could decide next year. Attorney General Maura Healey certified 21 initiative petitions on Sept. 6, one of the first

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 01:14:11

School association seeks background-check reforms

While background checks are standard procedure for anyone working in a school, some say a gap in the system could put children at risk. Under the current system, the Department of Children and Families provides information about whether a prospective school employee has ever been the subject of subs

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 01:01:06

SOMERSET - A man reportedly jumped from the Veterans' Memorial Bridge this afternoon, but the Massachusetts State Police said there is no information available at this time.

A Somerset dispatcher confirmed the incident and referred the matter to the state police. This story will be updated as more information is available. A Somerset dispatcher confirmed the incident and referred the matter to the state police. This story will be updated as more information is available

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-24 19:20:11

Upcoming concerts: Roger Waters, Sheila E and more

A look ahead at some of the most-anticipated concerts in western and central Massachusetts and Connecticut.September Roger Waters: Sept. 24, 8 p.m. - XL Center, Hartford Sheila E.: Sept. 24, 8 p.m. - The Big E, West Springfield Ten Years After: Sept. 25-26, 3 and 8 p.m. - The Big E, West Springfie

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 19:16:47

'Music of Philip Bezanson' to pay tribute to UMass department chair

AMHERST - Philip T. Bezanson may be best known as a beloved figure in UMass Amherst's history that helped put its Music & Dance Department on-the-map starting in the mid 1960s. But as concertgoers attending the college's tribute to the former department chair on Sunday, Oct. 1, at the appropriatel

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 16:57:44