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Drivers, insurers allegedly bilked by Worcester auto repair shops run by father, sons
WORCESTER - It took Howard H. Smith a year of searching the internet to find his dream car. The car enthusiast has owned several high-end motor vehicles, including a BMW, Jaguar, Lexus and Mercedes. But he has always wanted a Maserati Quarttroporte.When he found the listing at a New Jersey dealership for a 2007 white Quarttroporte that was the specific color inside and outside and year he wanted and in pristine condition, he knew this was the one."When I first saw the [...]

POSTED APRIL 20, 2019 7:50 PM
Easter service at St. Andrew the Apostle in Worcester
WORCESTER - Easter Sunday service at St. Andrew the Apostle Mission is part of the church's African ministry.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 6:32 PM
Stop & Shop, workers reach tentative agreement
The union representing Stop & Shop workers said Sunday evening it has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract for the 31,000 employees who walked off their jobs April 11 in protest over proposed cuts to pay and benefits.Jessica Raimundo, spokeswoman for United Food and Commercial Workers, told the Telegram & Gazette that workers were to vote on the tentative agreement and were expected to return to work Monday.The Associated Press reported company officials said [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 6:27 PM
Williams family looks to buy back Overlook Farm in Rutland
RUTLAND - For 35 years, most of the property Bill Williams donated to the Heifer Project International was a busy place, with visitors learning about farming on the other side of the fence from where the Williams family continued farming.That changed in 2017, when Heifer ended the Rutland project.The fate of the property had some concerned. Would it be sold for development?The Williams family had a desire to keep it as a farming operation and an idea on keeping the [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 6:20 PM
Worcester police ready to begin wearing body cameras in pilot program
WORCESTER — The long-awaited pilot program to equip a limited number of police officers with body cameras is close to finally happening.Axon Enterprise Inc., an Arizona-based company that develops technology and weapons products for law enforcement, has donated 20 body-worn cameras and accessories for the Police Department's six-month pilot program.In addition to the 20 body-worn cameras, Police [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 5:08 PM
Worcester city manager has big building plans for city
WORCESTER — City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. has unveiled a $166.4 million capital spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1 that calls for significant investments for improvements to city buildings, parks and public works infrastructure, as well as equipment upgrades.The plan also calls for a borrowing of $27.9 million for the Polar Park ballpark project and $4.1 million worth of borrowings for facility and [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 4:58 PM
State parks to host cleanups Saturday
Cleanups at state parks are set for Saturday, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation's 13th annual Park Serve Day.Seven state parks in the Central region will host volunteers to prepare the parks for spring and summer:• Blackstone Heritage River and Canal State Park, Uxbridge – Meet at River Bend Farm Visitor Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.•  Douglas State Forest, Douglas – Meet at the picnic area, 107 Wallum Lake Road, 9 a.m.  [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 4:01 PM
Worcester rezoning to pave way for Polar Park
WORCESTER - The city is moving to rezone a large swath of land in the Canal District/Kelley Square area to facilitate the construction of Polar Park and the proposed $90 million in private development that will go along with it.City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is recommending an amendment to the city's zoning map that would extend the Business General-6.0 (BG-6) zoning district from south of the CSX/Providence & Worcester railroad [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 3:09 PM
Worcester Dining Center Menus
Hot meals: Elder Services of Worcester Area Inc. and Tri-Valley Inc. sponsor a dining program on weekdays for people 60 and older. For a list of dining sites and other information, call (508) 852-3205.The menu for the week of April 21 is:Monday: Roast pork with gravy, cranberry stuffing, roasted Brussels sprouts, applesauce, marble rye breadTuesday: Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes, [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 11:42 PM
Military Notes
MILITARY NOTESU.S. Air Force Airman Jacob Coovert, son of Dana Laperle of Fulshear, Texas, and Sunnie Coovert of Leicester, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.VETERANS NOTESMondayWillie Grout Camp 25 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will meet at 7 p.m. at Veterans Inc., 69 Grove St., Worcester. [...]

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 11:42 PM

GANNETT Syndication Service

Why fines against Google, Nike are a good thing for company stocks
What do Nike and Google have in common? Both faced European Union (EU) antitrust fines in March — $14 million for Nike, $1.7 billion for Google.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 11:55 AM
Target's car seat trade-in event returns April 22 with a discount for bringing in old seat
Target's popular car seat trade-in event returns April 22. For bringing in an old car seat, get a coupon for 20% off baby items.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 5:15 PM
20 Highest Paid World Leaders

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 9:45 AM
Walmart, Whole Foods and Sears are open Easter Sunday. Find out where else you can shop.
If you forget a key ingredient for your Easter meal, you have some options. Walmart is open, but Target is closed.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 3:11 PM
Should you use your IRA to pay for college?
Borrowing from an IRA to pay for college can be a smart idea, but there are other solutions.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 10:00 AM
These are the restaurants open Easter: Starbucks, McDonald's, Denny's and more
National chains including Starbucks, McDonald's and Dunkin' will be open Easter Sunday along with Waffle House. But it's best to call and confirm.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 3:42 PM
The 8 best deals and sales you can get online this Sunday
What better way to relax and recharge than with some retail therapy?

POSTED APRIL 21, 2019 10:32 AM
Is my food safe? Gluten found in 32% of food labeled gluten-free, new study says
Thirty-two percent of restaurant foods labeled gluten-free contained gluten, according to a new study using Nima sensors.

POSTED APRIL 18, 2019 1:08 PM
"Alexa, play some free songs for me"
Previously, Echo owners could only hear music without subscribing if they were Prime members. But now Amazon has opened a free tier for them.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2019 7:43 AM
Once-dead compact pickup is poised for a comeback: Ford, Hyundai, maybe even VW jump in
The next evolution of the pickup wars: Several automakers are suddenly reviving the long-lost compact pickup, which perished earlier this century.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2019 12:01 AM

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