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Blackstone Valley Student Found Dead On Pike In Grafton

GRAFTON, MA-An autopsy is expected and an investigation continues into the circumstances of the death of a woman whose body was found on the Mass. Pike Monday morning, according to the Worcester County District Attorney. The Massachusetts State Police reported that a lane was closed on Monday mornin

PATCH - 2018-03-21 21:15:51

RMV Closing For 3 Days To Roll Out New Massachusetts Driver's License

BOSTON (CBS) - There are big changes coming to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. The entire computer system is shutting down for three days this weekend to roll out a new driver's license. By October of 2020, we will all have to get new driver's licences because of increased federal secu

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-21 07:34:28

'Two hotheads collided': Worcester after-hours murder trial begins

WORCESTER - The prosecutor in the trial of two people charged in a fatal shooting three years ago told a jury Wednesday that Angel Ortiz-Santos killed Christian O. Puello-Rosado after the two exchanged words at an after-hours party and that the suspect's girlfriend, Shakira Hiraldo-Zayas, then took

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-21 17:11:54

Table Talk gives Worcester school and shoppers a snowcheck for Pi Day

WORCESTER - Recognizing the infinite nature of pi - and the infinite feel of winter in New England - Table Talk Pies has extended its Pi Day celebration beyond March 14. Because Worcester schools had a snow day March 14, Table Talk rescheduled its visit to Canterbury Street School to this Wednesday.

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-20 23:15:25

21 Troopers Involved In Mass. State Police O.T. Scandal

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) - Duty status hearings will be scheduled for 19 state troopers, sergeants, and lieutenants involved in an overtime scandal involving 21 current and former members of the Massachusetts State Police, the agency's head, Col. Kerry A. Gilpin, confirmed Tuesday. The action stems from the

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 20:10:35

Massachusetts High School Student to Face Judge After Allegedly Threatening to Harm Staff Member

Scott Arnold A Massachusetts high school student is expected to face a judge on Wednesday after allegedly threatening to harm a staff member. Scott Arnold, 18, of East Bridgewater, was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with making a threat to commit a crime. Police said they were notified durin

NECN - 2018-03-21 13:06:24

Four-easter likely to fizzle, as far as Worcester County is concerned

We're still getting a storm, but the winter weather will be a little kinder to us than projected earlier in the week. The National Weather Service is predicting 4 to 6 inches of snow for Worcester and much of Central Massachusetts. Just 24 hours ago, the forecast was for a foot of snow in Worcester.

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-21 11:07:24

School closings and delays for Massachusetts for Thursday, March 22

The following schools have announced closures or delays for Thursday, March 22, due to snow expected to hit Massachusetts overnight into the morning. A coastal storm passing south of Nantucket will bring snow mainly late Wednesday into early Thursday morning with the greatest risk of heavy amounts

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 21:15:30

School closings and delays for Massachusetts for Wednesday, March 21

The following school districts have announced closures or early dismissals for Wednesday, March 21, due to the nor'easter set to impact Massachusetts. The National Weather Service has issued winter storm and coastal flood warnings ahead of the storm. The following school districts have announced cl

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 16:36:39

Shakeup in the Massachusetts State Police: 19 troopers to face duty status hearings after troopers caught not working enforcement on Mass. Pike

The discovery of payroll discrepancies for troopers assigned to patrol shifts on the Massachusetts Turnpike during specialized enforcement came to a head Tuesday when authorities at the Massachusetts State Police announced duty status hearings for 19 members of the Massachusetts State Police. A Stat

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:36:25

Grafton girl found dead on Mass. Pike

Alexandra Valoras in December 2017. File photo. The body of a Grafton girl who attended Blackstone Valley Regional Technical High School was discovered Monday morning on the Mass Pike, just beneath the North Street overpass. A statement from BVT said the student is Alexandra Valoras, a junior in the


Trial to open in '15 shooting death at Worcester party

WORCESTER - Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday in the trial of two people charged in a fatal shooting three years ago at an after-hours party on Narragansett Avenue. Angel Ortiz-Santos, 25, of 40 Belmont St., has pleaded not guilty to murder, assault and firearm charges in the March 22, 2015

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-20 19:42:37

RMV shutting down later this week to prepare for REAL-ID compliant licenses

By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON - Renewing a Massachusetts driver's license will become a more paper-intensive process starting next week for anyone who wants to use the ID for domestic air travel years into the future. Starting Oct. 1, 2020, regular Massachusetts driver's license

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 16:24:59

MEMA WEATHER ADVSORY: Fourth March nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, high winds and more coastal flooding

Get the shovels ready, again. Another March nor'easter could bring a foot of snow to many areas of Massachusetts Wednesday into Thursday The National Weather Service is increasingly confident that the Commonwealth will be impacted by a nor'easter beginning Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 17:34:03

Woman's body found near Mass. Turnpike overpass in Grafton

Grafton - The Worcester County District Attorney's Office released this statement this afternoon: The State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney's Office are investigating the unattended death of a young woman whose body was discovered before 7 a.m. today on the westb


Lane of Mass Pike in Grafton closed due to investigation

GRAFTON - The right lane of the Massachusetts Turnpike westbound is closed for a police investigation. The state police said the matter is in the hands of the Worcester district attorney's office. A spokesman for District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said information was not immediately available. A


Massachusetts State Police trooper placed on administrative leave after allegedly drunk during shift

A Massachusetts State Police trooper was placed on administrative leave Sunday morning after he allegedly was drunk on the job. Trooper Jonathan Brown, who works at the Devens barracks, was relieved of duty around 2 a.m. He was in the middle of working an 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift, State Police spoke


Big Drug Bust, Tobacco Fraud: The Week In Worcester

WORCESTER, MA-Take a look back at the week on Worcester Patch. WORCESTER, MA-On Monday, March 12, Worcester's vice squad searched an apartment on Main Street, the target Ruben Melendez, 35, of the same address. Surveillance was set up around the address and around... Read more WORCESTER, MA-A North


Another nor'easter may hit Massachusetts this week

While the first day of spring is near, so is another winter storm. The National Weather Service is monitoring another potential nor'easter expected to hit Wednesday into Thursday. The weather agency released a map showing much of Eastern Massachusetts and a portion of Central Massachusetts the most


Ofo to keep dockless bike share rolling in Worcester

WORCESTER - With prime cycling weather (hopefully) right around the corner, people can expect to see dockless bike share giant Ofo's trademark yellow bikes on the streets again soon. SPRING FORWARD While people may have noticed a few stragglers being ridden here and there over the winter, Caroline S