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|Man stabbed in Main South
WORCESTER - A man was stabbed Sunday near Oread Castle Park in Main South, police said.Police were dispatched to the area at 4:10 p.m. on a report of a man in medical distress, and found the victim, police said in a press release Sunday night. Paramedics took him to the hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, the release said.
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 9:32 PM
|Worcester police to beef up patrols after recent slayings
WORCESTER - A summer spike in violent crimes, including three homicides within a week, and a barrage of illegal fireworks, have kept the Police and Fire departments busy.The recent slayings have prompted at least one operational change in the Police Department, Lt. Sean Murtha, a department spokesman, said last week.There have been arrests in two of the three killings.On July 6, 24-year-old Joshua Lopez of 14 Claremont St. died at a local hospital, the day after he was [...]
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 3:30 PM
|Worcester Bravehearts open season on new home turf in Leominster
LEOMINSTER - The Worcester Bravehearts opened their season Saturday at Doyle Field with a 3-3 tie against the New Britain Bees. With the Holy Cross campus off limits during the COVID-19 pandemic, the team is using Doyle Field as its summer home.In the Futures Collegiate Baseball League, if a game is tied after 10 innings, it is [...]
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 3:23 PM
|Monday's Child: Talia is playful and helpful
Talia is a playful 15-year-old with a great sense of humor. Those who know her say she is silly, kind-hearted and helpful. She thrives in school and is always willing to try new things.Talia likes to write, draw, play cards, play with puzzles and listen to music. She also really loves animals and hopes to be a veterinary technician.Legally freed for adoption, Talia will do well in a family of any constellation that can provide her with routine and structure. She would be best [...]
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 2:59 PM
|Rutland couple celebrates 50th anniversary with favorite feast
RUTLAND - Back when their five children were young, Ronald and Suzanne Yeskevicz would salt away a little cash throughout the year, saving up for an “exclusive dinner” at Il Camino restaurant in Leominster every July 10 - their wedding anniversary.On Friday, the couple celebrated 50 years of marriage as they have every year since they were wed in the summer of 1970, with a romantic late afternoon feast, much of which they took home, there was so much food. [...]
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 2:22 PM
|Beating the heat in Worcester
WORCESTER - Anywhere with water is the place to be on a steamy summer day like Sunday.
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 1:48 PM
|Worcester councilors, police unions back calls for body cameras
WORCESTER - All city councilors and the two police unions appear to be on board with having police officers equipped with body-worn cameras.District 1 Councilor Sean M. Rose has filed an order for the July 21 City Council meeting calling on City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. to put into place a permanent body camera program for the Police Department by Jan. 1.Among those he cited as supporting [...]
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 12:30 PM
|Large Worcester landlord extends ban on evicting tenants
In 1971, one of Arthur Winn’s first projects as founder of WinnCompanies, which today is the largest operator of affordable housing in Massachusetts, was Coes Pond Village in Worcester.“It is proudly still one of our flagship developments,” WinnCompanies executive vice president Michael O’Brien said.Across the state, WinnCompanies owns and manages more than 6,500 apartments in 51 buildings. In addition to Coes Pond Village, WinnCompanies owns and [...]
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 12:20 AM
|Laurel: Summer camp in Worcester's Green Island
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 11:12 PM
|Why do area police departments lack body cams? The cost
Very few Central Massachusetts police departments are using body cameras, with cost being the number one hurdle cited by local chiefs, many of whom are interested in bringing them online.Departments in Leicester, West Brookfield and Petersham are the only towns the Telegram & Gazette could identify as using body cameras in an email survey of local chiefs last week.“I would love to have them,” William E. Lyver, chief of police in Northboro, wrote, echoing [...]
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 12:53 PM
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|National French Fry Day 2020: Get free fries at McDonald's and deals at Burger King, KFC, Checkers on Monday
McDonald's is giving away free fries Monday for National French Fry Day.. Other restaurants with fry deals include KFC, Checkers and White Castle.
POSTED JULY 13, 2020 4:47 AM
|'I hide in the bathroom and cry': Americans struggle with unemployment delays
Thus far, just 57% of unemployment applications have been paid, according to The Century Foundation.
POSTED JULY 13, 2020 4:12 AM
|Tesla cuts prices of Model Y electric SUV up to $3,000 as the automaker's stock reaches record highs
Tesla has reduced the price of its mid-sized Model Y SUV by $3,000 after cutting prices of the Model 3, Model S and Model X up to $5,000 in May.
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 5:25 PM
|Tax Day deals and freebies are almost non-existent after tax deadline moved to July due to COVID-19
Tax Day 2020 isn't the same day of free food and deals as in past years after being moved from April. Krispy Kreme has a free donuts promotion Friday.
POSTED JULY 13, 2020 4:34 AM
|FDA expands list of hand sanitizers to avoid due to methanol risk with more being recommended for recall
The FDA has expanded the number of hand sanitizers to avoid because they may contain the toxic substance methanol. Some have also been recalled.
POSTED JULY 11, 2020 9:04 PM
|Unemployment benefits: This is the number of weeks each states pays in COVID-19 jobless aid with CARES Act
Most states provide 13 additional weeks of federally funded Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Assistance benefits to unemployed Americans.
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 8:56 AM