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Worcester sneaker seller robbed at gunpoint

WORCESTER - Police are looking for a man who posed as buyer looking to purchase Jordan sneakers and robbed the seller at gunpoint Sunday evening. The 20-year-old victim connected with who he thought was a buyer for his sneakers on the internet sales app called "Offer Up," police said. The two agreed

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 23:19:06

Suppression of evidence sought by man who allegedly stole remains from Worcester mausoleums

WORCESTER - A court hearing has been scheduled Jan. 19 on a defense motion to suppress evidence in the case of a former Hartford man charged with stealing human remains from two family mausoleums in Hope Cemetery. Amador Medina, 34, formerly of Hartford, Conn., is awaiting trial in Worcester Superio

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 17:51:33

Massachusetts State Police update: Traffic moving slow in westbound lane of I-90 between Worcester, Sturbridge

Massachusetts State Police say traffic is moving slow in the westbound lane of Interstate 90 between Worcester and Sturbridge on this, the biggest travel day of the year. The day began mostly calm on Massachusetts highways, but traffic started to pick up on I-90 and around Boston in the hour before

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:21:38

A new food delivery app is coming to Worcester, and it's expected to compete with GrubHub

A new food delivery app is expected to launch in Worcester this January, and already the company is cooking up competition against Grubhub. Grubhub bought out Foodler, which made headlines last year when the company launched in Worcester. Foodler performed delivery for local restaurants that don't n

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-24 12:18:58

Worcester developer to settle asbestos lawsuit for $100,000

WORCESTER, Mass. - A Massachusetts developer has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit over accusations that workers improperly removed and disposed of asbestos. Attorney General Maura Healey announced the settlement with Worcester-based Hampton Properties LLC on Tuesday. According to the laws

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Worcester lawyer Paul DePalo to run for Governor's Council

WORCESTER - Worcester lawyer Paul DePalo, a former public school teacher, has announced his candidacy for the Seventh District Governor's Council seat in the 2018 election. Jennie L. Caissie, a Republican from Oxford who is also a lawyer, now holds the Seventh District seat on the Governor's Council

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 14:52:47

Live Action Escapes lends hand to Worcester County Food Bank

Live Action Escapes is offering free 10-minute runs through its "Don't Miss the Bus" mobile escape room, in exchange for a $5 or more donation to the Worcester County Food Bank, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 26. The bus will be parked in the Railers Sports Tavern's parking lot at 90 Commercial St., Wo

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Get Out: Upcoming Events On The Worcester Calendar

The Worcester JCC is offering fencing classes for anyone 13 and up! The Blackstone Valley Fencing Academy trains fencers to excel both in the sport and their personal life promoting self confidence and self reliance. Theyve helped students reach their personal goals competing in local, regional, and

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:30:00

'Miracle baby' brings light and joy back to Spring Valley 'Christmas House'

SPRING VALLEY - Peter and Janina Sikora called their home the "Christmas House." The Sikoras were lauded throughout the second half of the 1980s and most of the '90s for their elaborately crafted homemade animated lawn ornaments during the holiday season. But as their daughter and son grew older, th

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 18:42:45

Cashless toll fees: Your stories, your bills part II

John J. Power, of Pearl River talks about e-mail statements from the E-ZPass system belonging to his son John P. Power, that show a balance of $6756.25 as of July 13, 2017. Mark Vergari/lohud The Journal News/lohud continue to receive readers' stories about their issues with the cashless toll bills

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 23:30:04

Fair Lawn Resident Charged with Sexual Assault, Child Endangerment

Alphonse Diaz, accused of sexual assault of a minor, was arrested Nov. 15 in Fair Lawn.Credits: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office FAIR LAWN - After a juvenile female reported she was sexually assaulted and named her attacker, the county prosecutor's investigation led him to charge Alphonse Diaz with

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-24 03:31:00

Power outage makes for dark Black Friday at Shops at Nanuet

NANUET - Black Friday was made a bit blacker when a substation transformer failed Friday morning, sending 2,300 residential and commercial customers - including The Shops at Nanuet - into darkness. Mike Donovan, media relations officer for Orange & Rockland Utilities, said the bank of three transfor

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 15:58:50

Three adults and teen arrested in Paterson cell phone robbery

Police in Paterson arrested three men and a juvenile following an alleged October robbery of cellphones, authorities said Friday. Malik Patterson, 20, Star Lowder, 19, both of Paterson, Zamair Cooper, 18, of Princeton, and an unnamed 15-year-old face robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery charges

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-24 22:05:56

Ramsey bird lover who won 2013 case over feeders is back in court

RAMSEY - To Annette Rockefeller, all the fuss about her bird feeders is, well, for the birds. Four years after the 70-year-old went to bat for her feeders in a highly publicized court case, the borough is once again taking her to task, accusing her of leaving peanut shells on her lawn that could att

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-24 11:31:03

Mahwah school district to build $4.4 million STEAM facility

A new mom's first Thankgiving, 10,000 balloons for the Macy's Parade and a firefighters worst and best marathon - all in "7 things to be thankful for in New Jersey on Thanksgiving." John C. Ensslin MAHWAH - The township school district plans to build a $4.4 million science and technology facility a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-24 11:14:01

Tis the season for stress. The solution? More presence, fewer presents

Audrey Zona of Franklin Lakes is a perfect example of the changing way people shop for groceries today - She buys her food at three or more different food stores each week. Zona talks about her shopping routine to The Record. Anne-Marie Caruso/NorthJersey.com Holiday stress can make you sick, both

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-24 11:59:05

'Farm to patient'

Fresh bread is available at the salad bar at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - Carl Bowen is a man with a mission. As director of nutritional services at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, he's determined to give every patient and st


21st District candidates meet in nine-way forum

PLATTSBURGH - Nine candidates hoping to unseat incumbent Elise Stefanik in the 2018 election for the 21st District congressional seat traded views at an entertaining forum at Clinton Community College. The recent scene was reminiscent of the 2016 presidential campaign, when stages across the country

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 17:45:00

Horse camp owner accused of fraud

SARANAC LAKE - The co-owner of a popular horse camp, horse rescue and sleigh riding business in Lake Clear has been charged with felony grand larceny for allegedly defrauding a customer of more than $10,000 in August. State police arrested Natalia DeValinger of Adirondack Wild Horse Camp on Monda


No word yet on cause of deadly plane crash

PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) We are still working to get more information about what caused a deadly plane crash in Pittsford. Investigators say Norman Baker, 89, of Windsor, Massachusetts, piloted a plane that took off from Pittsfield Municipal Airport in Massachusetts at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was

WCAX - 2017-11-25 00:49:00