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Driving 97 MPH While High On Mass Pike Gets Man Arrested: Police

WARREN, MA — A 21-year-old man who was driving almost 100 m.p.h while high on the Mass Pike was arrested Thursday night, state police said. Police said Cameron Derose, of West Boylston, was pulled over in Warren after a trooper noticed his Toyota Tacoma weaving in and out traffic going 97 in a 65 m.


MA Weather: Snow Totals Adjusted, Storm Timing Set

The newest forecast from the National Weather Service is emphasizing the uncertainty for how much of the precipitation this weekend will be snow and how much will be rain and sleet. The updated forecast followed an upgrade to a winter storm watch for north of the Pike, while most other areas remain


Turtleboy Sports blog prevailed in libel lawsuit filed by former Worcester City Councilor Michael Gaffney, but feud continues following Holden mailer

A judge has dismissed libel and fraud claims filed against the controversial Turtleboy Sports blog by former City Councilor Michael Gaffney, ruling that the blog’s harsh criticisms of Gaffney were protected by the First Amendment.


Lawyers for man accused in runner's killing withdraw from case

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A man accused of killing a Google employee from New York while out for a run in Worcester County is getting a new lawyer. A judge approved a motion from the court-appointed defense team for Angelo Colon-Ortiz to withdraw from the case Thursday.


Paxton seniors plan another trip to Italy

Find out more about another trip to Italy for Paxton residents and area town seniors at an upcoming informational meeting. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Paxton Senior Center, representatives from AAA Member Vacations and travel agents from AAA's Worcester Branch will discuss plans


Warnings, watches issued in Massachusetts ahead of major snowstorm

BOSTON (WHDH) - Winter storm warnings and watches have been posted across Massachusetts ahead a massive snowstorm that could dump up to two feet of snow in some areas. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Central Middlesex, Eastern Essex, Eastern Franklin, Eastern Hamps


Goings on in the Wachusett area from Jan.19-Feb. 10

Family Snowshoe Hikes: Saturday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. at the Mass Audubon Wachusett Meadow. For families with children ages 7 and up. Snowshoes available for rent (children’s are free). All experiences welcome. Register online at 978-464-2712.


Worcester braces for weekend winter storm

Worcester is bracing for a storm that is expected to dump anywhere from 8 to 16 inches of snow in Massachusetts over the weekend, with a winter storm watch in effect Saturday afternoon through Sunday night. Up to 12 inches of snow and sleet could be dumped in Worcester over Saturday and Sunday, acco


Fire hits apartment house in Worcester

WORCESTER - Crews are on the scene of an apartment house fire at 63 Institute Road. The fire, reported about 10:30 a.m. Friday, appears to have been limited to the upper floors of the multi-unit building. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Return to telegram.com for more on this story.


Ice Sculptures, Skating Returns to Worcester Common Oval

The City of Worcester announced that Ice Sculpture Day will be held at the Worcester Common Oval on Monday, January 21. It will take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. During the event, take photos with creations from Brilliant Ice Sculpture and skate at the Worcester Common Oval Skating Rink.


Planet Fitness Handicapped Parker Is Worcester Babysitter CNA Lucia Moore, And Her Car’s Registration Is Expired Too

If you like free speech and want to support what we’re doing, feel free to donate to the Turtle fund:. Hello Turtle Riders. As you know if you follow Turtleboy we are constantly getting censored and banned by Facebook for what are clearly not violations of their terms of service. Twitter has done th


Despite major snow storm, local couple plans to say "I do" on Sunday

WORCESTER, Mass. - For a lot of people, the upcoming snow storm will likely put a damper on weekend plans. But for one couple, the snow storm is clashing with a very important day.


Local women to participate in Worcester rally for women’s rights

Worcester – On Saturday, Jan. 19, many local women will be participating in a rally to be held at Worcester’s Union Station to commemorate the third anniversary of the historic Women’s March.


Fitchburg, Worcester receive Urban Agenda funding

Fitchburg has received $60,000 and Worcester $65,000 for economic development initiatives through the state's Urban Agenda Grant Program. Fitchburg will use its funds for Fitchburg State University's Activate Fitchburg initiative. The funding will support programs at the university's ideaLab, which


Worcester Police Dept. to Swear In 7 New Officers

The Worcester Police Department will swear in seven new officers during a ceremony in the Levi Lincoln Chamber. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, January 22 at 4:30 p.m.


Zumba coming to Paxton on Tuesdays

An instructional, easy to follow Zumba class will come to the Paxton Center School Cafe on Tuesdays starting Jan. 29 through March 26 (excluding a class on Feb. 19 class). This class is for all level participants from beginners to advance. All ages are welcome to attend the classes.


Nearly a third of local fire department resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

In the small Worcester County town of Phillipston, tensions between the town and the fire department have simmered below the surface for years. But, a recent claim of sexual harassment against the captain ignited old animosities and factions and led nearly a third of the department’s force to resign


Hubbardston to bring back 'cool' event

HUBBARDSTON — Special Events Coordinator Katie Young is bringing back “Frozen Assets,” a fundraiser that has folks betting on when an outhouse will fall through a frozen lake.


Boylston and West Boylston calendars

Tower Hill Botanic Garden: 11 French Drive, is closed through Thursday, Jan. 31. The EcoTarium, Worcester Historical Museum, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Old Sturbridge Village and the Museum of Russian Icons will welcome any card-holding members of Tower Hill Botanic Garden throughout Janua


Group Insurance Commission plans listening session in Worcester on plan changes

BOSTON — A year after proposed health insurance changes for state employees and retirees prompted "concern, confusion and havoc," the Group Insurance Commission previewed a 2020 plan design that steers clear of major changes.