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3-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By Car In Worcester: Police

WORCESTER, MA — A 3-year-old boy riding a bicycle was fatally struck by a car on Laurel Street Sunday afternoon. Police said the driver took the victim and victim's father to the hospital, where the boy was pronounced dead.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 01:09:51

Worcester Red Sox owners want Polar Park to feature a high-tech fan experience in 2021

WORCESTER - The images on display at Friday's announcement that the Pawtucket Red Sox are relocating to Worcester, look like a classic old-time ballpark. It has a brick exterior, exposed steel beams and the hotel behind left field even calls to mind Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-19 06:00:00

Photos of Worcester Red Sox ballpark at the announcement that the Pawtucket Red Sox are moving to Worcester

These pictures and renderings were on display at Friday's news conference announcing the plans to move the Red Sox Triple A team from Pawtucket, R.I. to Worcester's Canal District.The team's owners signed a letter of intent. The park is projected to open in 2021.This is a preliminary plan for what


Weymouth was negotiating with PawSox and was 'getting good vibe' right until the team signed with Worcester

For the Pawtucket Red Sox, the choice was between their longtime home in Pawtucket or Worcester, with the heart of the Commonwealth as the frontrunner.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-19 07:34:00

3-year-old hit by car, killed while riding bike

"After striking the boy, the operator of the Nissan Armada drove the victim and the victim’s father to the hospital,"police said.

WCVB - 2018-08-20 01:27:00

New York Post reveals Aaron Hernandez's suicide notes

Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Lancaster, Mass., penned letters to his lawyer, Jose Baez, 48, his fiancée Shayanna Jenkins, 29, and his now 5-year-old daughter Avielle Jenkins-Hernandez before taking his own life on April 19, 2017.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 18:16:04

March from Worcester to Springfield aims to put pressure on gun manufacturer

Stepping off from Main Street in Worcester on Thursday and ending on Roosevelt Avenue in Springfield on Sunday, students from Northampton High School will march beside others from across the state in an activist event demanding the gun manufacturer Smith and Wesson stop making weapons outlawed under

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-08-19 21:17:37

Worcester's big plan includes more than just a ballpark

Team officials signed a deal Friday that aims to move the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox to Worcester, but the plan doesn't stop there. City officials have big designs on remaking the Canal District around the proposed ballpark.

WCVB - 2018-08-18 15:02:00

Worcester wins PawSox with new stadium complex

City goes deep to woo PawSox with stadium complex, transform area with retail, residential


Photos: Storm damage and flooding reports in western Massachusetts Saturday

These storms are producing very heavy rainfall, gusty winds, frequent lightning and hail.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-18 21:27:53

The Worcester Red Sox will ask for community input on nicknames for the baseball team

In the coming weeks and months, the ballclub will seek community input for a nickname for the team as well as any other means of identity, the city said Friday.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-18 17:38:00

Ware man arrested after 4-vehicle crash in Chicopee

The crash happened at about 9:55 p.m., near 1021 Memorial Drive. When Officer Brett Salamon arrived, he found the driver of a Dodge Durango had slammed into the back of a Chevy Malibu. The impact caused a chain reaction, and also damaged a Mazda and a Hyundai, said Michael Wilk, police public inform

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-19 10:53:00

Worcester's infamous Kelley Square to be redesigned as part of PawSox deal

"We are also going to move forward with an intersection project that we have long wanted to do as a commonwealth and that is the improvements to, yes, Kelley Square," Polito said.


Worcester, PawSox announce $86-90 million ballpark deal - Worcester Mag

After months of secret negotiations, Worcester and PawSox officials announced a deal to move the team from its decades-long home in Pawtucket to Worcester. The deal includes a new ballpark in the Canal District, in a 4.5 acre lot off Madison Street. It will also include 250 market-rate apartments, a


Suspended State Trooper Agrees to Plead Guilty in OT Scandal

Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree, was charged with one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds and one count of wire fraud.


New $90 million ballpark is just a part of Worcester's big plan

The concept art, however, shows some resemblance to previous ballparks designed by the team leading this project.

WCVB - 2018-08-18 14:17:00

Author Event, Music Theater: Events On The Sudbury Calendar

Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury will host Community Open Houses on select Thursdays and Saturdays in August. Date and times include Thursday, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 10 a.m. to noon. Come tour our brand new memory care community, meet our dement

PATCH - 2018-08-18 13:00:00

Watch our live feeds from the Worcester Red Sox press conference - Worcester Mag

And here is Larry Lucchino speaking on his own. Among the many bits of news he made, he announced his intention to name the park Polar Park, after Polar Seltzer. He brought Ralph Crowley, owner of Polar, on stage with him.


Driver Flees, Drags State Trooper: Police Locate Suspects

WORCESTER COUNTY, MA—State troopers searched much of the afternoon for a vehicle that fled a stop in Webster around 12:25 p.m. on Friday, the driver dragging the trooper for a short distance.


Whole new ballgame in Worcester

Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino holds a baseball as he and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, center, join officials showing a rendering of the new Polar Park stadium as they announce the team s planned move in Worcester Friday. Behind Polito is City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. City officials had s