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  • Pieces of glass force closure of Crompton Park Pool

    WORCESTER – The Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks announced that the Crompton Park pool will be closed most of the week. The closure comes after pieces of glass were found in the pool, the city said. Crews will drain the pool, remove the glass, refill and balance the chemicals. The poo...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, July 14th

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  • Employee stole from Worcester nursing home, residents: A.G.

    Donna Kay Rest Home on Marble Street in Worcester (Google) WORCESTER — An administrator at Donna Kay Rest Home in Worcester has been indicted for allegedly stealing more than $220,000 from its elderly residents and the facility, the Attorney General's Office announced Monday. Luiza Wade, 43,...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, June 23rd

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  • Fight at Worcester pool leads to arrest of woman with a gun

    WORCESTER — Worcester police arrested a woman Thursday afternoon following a large fight at Bennett Field Pool on Main Street, where she was found in possession of an illegal gun, authorities said in a release. Officers were dispatched to the pool at approximately 2:20 p.m. after receiving re...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, June 22nd

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Friday, June 21st

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Thursday, June 20th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Wednesday, June 19th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Tuesday, June 18th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Monday, June 17th

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  • Worcester police arrest suspect in Spoodles deli break-in

    Google WORCESTER — Worcester police arrested a man in connection with a recent break-in at Spoodles Deli on Main Street. On June 10th, officers responded to a report of a break-in at the deli, finding that the side door had been forced open and items were stolen. The incident was referred to...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, June 16th

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  • Worcester company fined $11K for foul odor, waste violations

    Odor complain at facility on Goddard Memorial Drive Google The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has fined the owners of Pan Glo New England in Worcester $11,607 for multiple violations at Goddard Memorial Drive facility. The violations include air pollution, hazardous waste mi...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, June 15th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Friday, June 14th

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  • Worcester P.D. seeks public's help in IDing theft suspect

    Worcester Police Department (Facebook) WORCESTER — The Worcester Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted for questioning in connection with a recent theft. Police have released photos of the individual, urging anyone with information about his iden...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Wednesday, June 12th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Monday, June 10th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Friday, June 7th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Monday, June 3rd

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, June 2nd

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, June 1st

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Friday, May 31st

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  • 2 die in 2-alarm fire overnight on Hancock St. in Worcester

    WORCESTER — A 2-alarm fire at a multi-family home at 3 Hancock St. late Tuesday night claimed the lives of 2 residents, according to the city of Worcester. The fire department responded to the scene at approximately 11:30 p.m. with reports of people trapped inside. Upon arrival, firefighter...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Tuesday, May 28th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, May 26th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Friday, May 24th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Thursday, May 23rd

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Wednesday, May 22nd

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  • Rossi wins award for restoring buildings in Worcester

    Newest buildings on Sudbury and Hermon streets now leasing By Mark Henderson WORCESTER — Boston-based developer Anthony Rossi recently received an award from the City of Worcester and Preservation Worcester for his work in restoring several Worcester properties into housing. Rossi was pre...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Tuesday, May 21st

    Experience the pulse of Worcester at your fingertips! Explore The016.com, the premier destination for the freshest and most extensive news coverage in town. Sign up today and stay ahead of the curve! Register now! In The News >WEATHER: The warmup begins. High of 83 today in Worcester (2:46...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Monday, May 20th

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  • Worcester man cut neighbor's throat during argument, police say

    WORCESTER — A 38-year-old Worcester man is under arrest after allegedly slashing his neighbor's throat with a knife during a fight on Saturday morning. Worcester police officers responded to a distress call about a neighborhood altercation on June Street. The incident, reported shortly afte...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, May 19th

    Experience the pulse of Worcester at your fingertips! Explore The016.com, the premier destination for the freshest and most extensive news coverage in town. Sign up today and stay ahead of the curve! Register now! In The News >WEATHER: High of 61 today in Worcester  >TOP OF THE NEWS -How the sta...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, May 18th

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  • Worcester police seize 2 guns, arrest 2 while on patrol

    Worcester Police Department (Facebook) WORCESTER — Worcester Police Department's Crime Gun Intelligence Unit seized 2 guns and arrested 2 people during a patrol operation on Tuesday night. At approximately 9 p.m., officers, including members of the Gang Unit and 2 A.T.F. agents, conducted a ...
  • Worcester police arrest man after bloody Union Station fight

    By Pi.1415926535 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link  WORCESTER — A 29-year-old man was arrested at Worcester's Union Station after reportedly assaulting another individual and subsequently attempting to evade police custody on Wednesday morning. According to the Worcester Police Department,...
  • Help Worcester P.D. ID suspects in Ice Center theft

    Worcester Police Department (Facebook) The Worcester Police Department has issued a call for public assistance to identify 2 suspects involved in theft at the Worcester Ice Center. Detectives are urging anyone who might have information about the incident to come forward as part of their ongoing in...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Thursday, May 16th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Tuesday, May 14th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Monday, May 13th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, May 12th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, May 11th

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  • Woman arrested for armed robbery with box cutter in Worcester

    WORCESTER — A woman was arrested recently after allegedly attempting an armed robbery with a box cutter in a Downtown Worcester parking garage, according to police. Authorities responded to a report of an assault at approximately 8:50 a.m. April 8th on Mechanic Street. Officers learned that...
  • Worcester police seize drugs, bust 3 on Country Club Boulevard

    Worcester Police Department (Facebook)  WORCESTER — Worcester Police Vice Squad officers conducted a successful drug raid on Country Club Boulevard on Wednesday, May 8th, resulting in the seizure of significant quantities of narcotics and the arrest of 3 people. The operation targeted a...
  • Worcester crime gun unit gets another illegal gun off street

    WORCESTER — A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of a 19-year-old Worcester man on multiple gun charges, Worcester police said. Jonathan Colon of Endicott Street was stopped by officers from the Crime Gun Intelligence Unit on Monday evening after he failed to use a turn signal on Hardin...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Thursday, May 9th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Wednesday, May 8th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Monday, May 6th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Sunday, May 5th

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  • Wanted man bites Worcester officer during arrest

    WORCESTER — Worcester police officers found themselves in a high-stakes confrontation on Sunday afternoon as they moved to apprehend a man with a significant history of legal troubles. The subject of their pursuit, Thomas Lee Frazier, age 48 of Greenwood Street, had been identified as having ...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, May 4th

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Friday, May 3rd

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  • Top stories from The016.com, Thursday, May 2nd

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  • Meeting will consider reforming Worcester's charter

    WORCESTER — Worcester residents are gearing up to participate in a dynamic discourse on the city's governance system and potential avenues for reform. Set to take place Wednesday night at Worcester State University's Student Center in the North/South Room, the community meeting will be an e...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Tuesday, April 30th

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  • Bear Facts: Roadside ruckus leads to relocation adventure

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    7-Eleven at 973 Main Street in Worcester Google WORCESTER — An astute off-duty Worcester police officer recalled a suspect from surveillance footage of a convenience store robbery hours earlier, leading to the arrest of a suspect. A holdup alarm went off shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday...
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  • McDonald's melee: Woman grabs cash, kicks car, gets arrested

    The McDonald's on Shrewsbury Street (Google) WORCESTER — A routine evening at a local McDonald's turned chaotic when a Worcester woman was arrested for theft from a motor vehicle and vandalism, among other charges, police said in a social media post.  The incident occurred around 6:45 p...
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    Concord, N.H. Federal Court (Google) CONCORD, N.H. – After an 8-day trial, a federal jury has delivered a guilty verdict against a Worcester, Mass., couple for their roles in an intricate money laundering conspiracy tied to wire fraud. Nafise Quaye, 47, and Sunna Sepetu, 37, were found guilt...
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    BOSTON — Kwasi Kwarteng, a 51-year-old tax preparer from Worcester, was handed down a sentence of one year and one day in prison by U.S. District Judge Margaret R. Guzman for his role in preparing fraudulent tax returns. Following his prison term, Kwarteng will undergo one year of supervised...
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    Mass. State Lottery WORCESTER — Deivson Alves Martins, a local carpenter from Worcester, has become the latest millionaire in the Mass. State Lottery, securing a $1 million prize in the Billion Dollar Extravaganza game. This game is noted for being the Mass Lottery’s inaugural $50 tick...
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    WORCESTER — In a tragic manifestation of domestic violence, a woman was stabbed to death at a Douglas Street apartment, with a man arrested for the crime, the Worcester Police Department reported on Wednesday evening. Officers were dispatched shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 14th foll...
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  • Worcester police warn of rash of TikTok-linked car thefts

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  • Drug trafficking suspect in Worcester tied to home invasion

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  • W.P.D: Do you know these men wanted for questioning in fraud?

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  • Worcester Vice Squad busts Bowdoin St. man for crack, ammo

    WORCESTER — A man was arrested in Worcester for alleged possession of crack cocaine and ammunition following a search by the Worcester Police Department's Vice Squad, officials said Thursday. Officers executed a search warrant at approximately 6:40 p.m. Wednesday at an apartment on Bowdoin St...
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  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, January 6th

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  • W.P.D. needs help IDing suspect in Salisbury St. armed robbery

    Worcester Police Department (Facebook) WORCESTER — The Worcester Police Department has issued a public appeal for assistance in identifying a male suspect linked to an armed robbery on Salisbury Street. Authorities released images of the individual, who is currently wanted for questioning ...
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  • Worcester police nab suspect in armed robbery of Flower Stop

    WORCESTER — A month-long search by Worcester police concluded successfully with the arrest of a 35-year-old man, Tommie-Lee Goddard, for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery at a local flower shop. According to a Worcester Police Department release, on December 1st, at approximately 5:...
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  • Worcester police nab suspect in Main South stabbing

    The Albion rooming house at 765 Main Street in Worcester (Google) WORCESTER — In a swift response to a violent episode, Worcester police apprehended a 35-year-old man following a stabbing on Main Street that left another man seriously injured. The incident unfolded on Friday, December 29th...
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  • Man with gun busted at loud Christmas party in Worcester

    WORCESTER - A Worcester man was arrested in the early hours of Christmas after Worcester officers responded to reports of a loud and disruptive party on County Street. The incident resulted in the discovery of a loaded handgun with a defaced serial number. At approximately 12:15 a.m., Worcester o...
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  • Top stories from The016.com, Saturday, December 23rd

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  • W.P.D quickly arrests man in attempted store robbery

    Google WORCESTER - Worcester Police officers wasted no time in apprehending a suspect following an attempted robbery at Gateway Foods on Millbury Street late on Thursday, December 21st. The swift response led to the arrest of a man in connection with the incident. According to the Worcester Poli...
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  • Governor nominates Worcester lawyer to be judge

    BOSTON — Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has put forward Jennifer Currie, an accomplished Worcester-based attorney, as the latest nominee for the Massachusetts Juvenile Court, according to press release. The appointment awaits confirmation by the Governor's Council. Jennifer boasts a...
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  • Worcester police find loaded handgun during traffic stop

    WORCESTER — Worcester Police officers made a significant arrest on Tuesday morning after a routine traffic stop in Downtown Worcester led to the discovery of a loaded gun and other violations. Shortly after 11 a.m. on December 19th, officers from the Shooting Response Team were on routine pat...
  • Top stories from The016.com, Tuesday, December 19th

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  • Man busted for stealing from Worcester thrift store, feds says

    Google BOSTON — Anthony Prizio, a 48-year-old resident of Blackstone, was recently arrested on charges of wire fraud in connection with an alleged scheme to embezzle funds from a national chain of second-hand retail stores where he once served as the manager of the Worcester location. Priz...
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  • Worcester man arrested for Family Dollar break-In

    WORCESTER - A Worcester man has been apprehended and charged in connection with a commercial break-in at a Family Dollar store on Chandler Street, according to a statement released by the Worcester Police Department. The incident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5th. Worcester pol...
  • Passer-by sees break-in, pins suspect until W.P.D. arrives

    WORCESTER — A juvenile was arrested early Saturday morning for a break-in at a local smoke shop after a passer-by intervened and detained him until police arrived, according to the Worcester Police Department. Officers were called to The Habibi Smokeshop at 650 Main Street shortly...
  • History-making Worcester lawyer dies at age 85

    Charles Brown Swartwood III (Chapman Funeral Home) BOSTON — Charles Brown Swartwood III, a retired U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge with deep ties to Worcester, has passed away at the age of 85. Swartwood's distinguished legal career was marked by a devotion to public service, particularly in W...
  • Worcester psychiatrist convicted of illegally prescribing drugs

    Psychiatrist prescribed "controlled substances as casually as Halloween candy," F.B.I. says Google BOSTON – A federal jury has convicted Worcester psychiatrist Mohamad Och, 67, on charges of unlawful distribution of controlled substances, following a detailed investigation into his practic...
  • Pair from Worcester indicted for Medicaid fraud

    Worcester County Courthouse (mass.gov) WORCESTER — Executives of Union Home Health Care Services, along with the company itself, have been indicted on charges of defrauding Medicaid of over $1.6 million, as announced by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. The Worcester Count...
  • Public Meeting on Chandler Street Redesign Nov. 16th

    Public Meeting on The Chandler Street Redesign Project on Thursday, November 16th Join the City of Worcester and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for a workshop-style Public Meeting on the redesign of Chandler Street between Main Street and Park Av...
  • Gunshot victim dies after being left at Worcester hospital

    WORCESTER — A male gunshot victim was pronounced dead at a local Worcester hospital shortly after being dropped off on Saturday afternoon, October 28th, according to a release from the Worcester Police Department. Police were dispatched to the hospital around 4 p.m. following reports of the...
  • Masked men rob Worcester liquor store at gunpoint, 2 arrested

    (Google) WORCESTER — State police arrested 2 New York men following an armed robbery by 2 masked men at a Worcester liquor store on Saturday morning. Shortly before 9:30, officers responded to an armed robbery report at Austin Liquors on Park Ave. Witnesses provided descriptions of the su...
  • Teen busted for car theft, brandishing gun at Worcester store

    Google WORCESTER — A teen was arrested in connection to a recent incident where a firearm was brandished during a verbal altercation in a grocery store parking lot, according to a release from the Worcester Police Department. On the morning of Saturday, October 14th, officers from the Worces...
  • Fake construction worker's heist falls flat at Union Station

    cmh2315fl (Flickr) WORCESTER — It seems disguises aren't just for Halloween! A faux construction worker's attempt at pilfering police property took an unexpected turn at Union Station on the morning of Thursday, October 19th. Around 10:35 a.m., a vigilant Worcester Police officer patrollin...
  • Man in crowd fires gun into air in front of Worcester police

    Badoux Lounge on Main Street in Worcester (Google) WORCESTER — A Worcester man was arrested early Monday morning, October 2nd, after firing several shots into the air in the presence of police officers, leading to a brief pursuit and felony stop. According to a Worcester Police Department ...
  • Another assault reported at a Worcester Dunkin

    GoogleFor the second time in less than 2 weeks, Worcester police officers responded to a call about an assault at a Worcester donut shop. The most recent incident occurred on Thursday, September 28th, when officers were called to the Dunkin store at 845 Main Street. According to a release from t...
  • Worcester police investigate early morning stabbing on Main St.

    WORCESTER — A 46-year-old man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after being stabbed on Main Street in the early hours of Friday, September 22nd. Worcester Police Department officers were dispatched to the vicinity of Main and Castle streets at approximately 5:20 a.m. followin...
  • 2 elderly men assaulted at Worcester Dunkin

    Google WORCESTER — Worcester Police Department officers arrested a 30-year-old man on Tuesday for allegedly assaulting two elderly men at a Dunkin Donuts on Park Ave., according to a police statement released late Tuesday evening. Officers responded to an 8:20 a.m. report of an a...
  • Vice Squad cracks down on drug dealing in Green Island

    WORCESTER – In response to mounting neighborhood complaints about open-air drug dealing and deteriorating quality of life, the Worcester Police Department's Vice Squad carried out targeted drug law enforcement in the Green Island area on Tuesday, August 22nd. The operation, concentrated arou...
  • Indian Lake algae treatment postponed

      UPDATE (10:05 a.m.): Due to today’s rain, the contractor will not treat Indian Lake for cyanobacteria. The lake will reopen today and be treated at a future date. WORCESTER – Indian Lake will temporarily close on Tuesday, August 15th as the City of Worcester's Department of Su...
  • Man seriously injured in Worcester motorcycle crash

    WORCESTER — A 24-year-old Millbury man is in critical condition following a motorcycle crash on Blithewood Ave. near Oakwood Lane, according to the Worcester Police Department. The incident occurred on shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 11th. Responding officers found the injured mot...
  • Worcester man crashes car he allegedly stole, police say

    WORCESTER — A Worcester man was arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle and later crashing it on Hartford Road, according to local authorities. On the evening of Friday, July 14th, around 9 p.m., Worcester police were sent to investigate a reported car accident. They discovered a crashe...
  • Do you know this guy? Worcester police ask for help

    Worcester Police Department (Facebook) WORCESTER — The Worcester Police Detective Bureau is seeking public assistance in identifying a man connected to an ongoing investigation. The man, photos of whom have been disseminated by police, is wanted for questioning in relation to undisclosed d...
  • Man arrested with gun near Polar Park during WooSox game

    WORCESTER — A man was arrested near Polar Park during a Worcester Red Sox game on July 8th, following a scooter crash that led to the discovery of an unlicensed firearm, according to the Worcester Police Department. Ezequiel Nunez, 23, of Ripley Street, was involved in a motor scooter accid...
  • City home invasion victims clobbered with kitchen pan, 4 busted

    WORCESTER — 4 individuals, including 2 minors, were arrested Thursday following an investigation into a violent home invasion Sunday in Worcester, according to Worcester police. Worcester police officers responded to a call about the incident on Houghton Street around 1:30 a.m. on June 25th...
  • Worcester couple out for a walk finds man in their car

    WORCESTER — A pre-dawn dog walk led a Worcester couple to a car break-in in progress Sunday, setting off a brief physical altercation and a rapid response from the Worcester Police Department that ended in the arrest of a Dorchester man. At around 2:45 a.m., on June 26th, Worcester officers...
  • 5 Johns busted in sting at Worcester hotels: W.P.D.

    WORCESTER — The Worcester Police Department, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security and Burlington Police Department, conducted a sting operation Thursday aimed at deterring internet-based human trafficking in the city. The sting operation focused on people who utilized onl...
  • W.P.D. asks for help IDing woman wanted in bank larceny

    (Worcester Police Department on Facebook) WORCESTER — Authorities in Worcester are appealing to the public for help in identifying a woman suspected in connection with a recent larceny at Berkshire Bank. The Worcester Police Department released photographs of the woman, who is wanted for q...
  • “Worcester: The city that reads” book drive a huge success

    By John Monfredo Retired Worcester Public Schools teacher and principal, former Worcester School Committee member John and Anne-Marie Monfredo (John Monfredo) “Worcester: the City that Reads” 19th annual K to grade 8 book drive, which started in late March will end this week, w...
  • Teen tased, 3 face charges after Worcester baseball game fight

    (Google) WORCESTER — A baseball game at Kendrick Field ended in a large-scale brawl on Monday evening, with 3 people now facing charges, according to a Worcester Police Department statement Tuesday. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Monday, police responded to reports of a fight at the baseball f...
  • House, cars hit by gunfire in Worcester neighborhood, 2 busted

    WORCESTER — 2 men were arrested Sunday morning after a ShotSpotter activation and reports of gunfire in the Birch Street area of Worcester, according to a release from the Worcester Police Department. Authorities identified the suspects as Nakia Lane, 48, of Ward Street, and Joshua Arce, 34...
  • Worcester woman's quick thinking leads to closet creep's arrest

    WORCESTER – A Millbury Street resident had an unexpected encounter on Saturday when she returned home to find a man hiding in her closet. The quick-thinking woman managed to snap a photo of the intruder before he fled, leading to his subsequent arrest. According to Worcester Police Departme...
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  • Sheriff Evangelidis swears in 3 from Worcester as C.O.s

    Jacob Coles, Derrick Ayarza and Patrick Kelley among 12 graduates Photo 1: Recent Graduates of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Basic Recruit Training Academy #59, Officers Derrick Ayarza, Jacob Coles, & Patrick Kelley, all residents of Worcester. (Worcester County Sheriff's Offic...
  • Worcester tunnel to close until September for construction

    WORCESTER — The Ernest A. Johnson Tunnel in Downtown Worcester will be closed for construction beginning Wednesday, May 17th. It is expected to remain closed until September, the City of Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks said on Tuesday. The closure, which is expected to last app...
  • Worcester teen flashes gun near arcade, arrested near bus hub

    WORCESTER — A Worcester teenager was arrested early Friday morning after flashing a handgun outside an arcade and fleeing to the bus hub downtown, according to the Worcester Police Department. Officers were dispatched to the area around Free Play Arcade shortly after midnight on May 12 foll...
  • W.R.T.A. seeks rider community population rep

    WORCESTER — The Worcester Regional Transit Authority Advisory Board is searching for a Rider Community Population Representative to fill a vacancy in its ranks. Appointments for this position will be made by the town or city in which the representative resides. The Rider's Rep. must reside ...
  • Homeowner interrupts break-in, suspect busted with stolen stuff

    WORCESTER - A Worcester homeowner interrupted a break-in on Saturday, leading to the arrest of the suspect and the recovery of stolen items. At around 5:15 p.m. on May 6th, Worcester police officers responded to a residence on West Boylston Street following a report of a breaking and entering in ...
  • Worcester man cashes in $1 million winner he bought at Shaw's

    Mass State Lottery A man from Worcester who recently won $1 million on a scratch ticket says he plans to invest his winnings. Robert Fitzgerald hit the jackpot on Mass. State Lottery’s 4,000,000 Mayhem $10 instant ticket game, according to a release from the lottery. "Fitzgerald opted t...
  • Worcester K9 Boomer sniffs out employee gun theft in Auburn

    Worcester K9 Boomer (Worcester Police Department) AUBURN - A local business in Auburn faced an unusual incident on Monday when an employee was arrested for allegedly stealing a gun from a customer's car, according to a social media post by the Auburn Police Department. Worcester Police Depa...
  • Man with machete arrested in Worcester road rage incident

    WORCESTER — Worcester Police Department officers arrested a man on Sunday, April 16th following a road rage incident involving a machete near Millbury and Providence streets. Shortly after 2 p.m., officers responded to witness reports of an altercation between the drivers of a white Toyota an...
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  • 12-hour standoff ends in arrest of barricaded man in Worcester

    12-hour standoff ends in arrest of barricaded man in Worcester WORCESTER - After a grueling 12-hour standoff, a man was arrested in the early hours of April 15th following an intense negotiation with Worcester Police Department's Crisis Negotiation Team. According to police, the incident began aro...
  • Worcester woman cries for help, robs Good Samaritan, police say

    WORCESTER — A woman who reportedly cried out for help on Main Street this morning and then robbed the Good Samaritan who responded to her plea was arrested by Worcester Police Department officers. According to a police statement, the incident took place around 6 a.m. when a man driving alon...
  • 2 17-year-olds busted after harassing homeless man in Elm Park

    WORCESTER -- Worcester police officers arrested 2 17-year-olds on Saturday after they harassed a homeless man in Elm Park in Worcester. The W.P.D. received a call shortly before 7 p.m. reporting that a group of youths were attempting to fight someone in the park. Officers found that the youths h...
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  • Local artist restores vandalized mural honoring fallen officer

    Worcester Police Department (Twitter) WORCESTER - A local artist has come to the rescue of a cherished community artwork. Ferdinand Nazario, who painted a mural in 2021 in honor of fallen Worcester police officer Manny Familia, has restored the work after it was vandalized last week. Familia,...
  • Worcester B&E suspects have ruff time with K9 Beebs

    K9 Beebs (Worcester Police Department) WORCESTER - Worcester Police Department's K9 unit Beebs played a pivotal role in apprehending 2 breaking and entering suspects on Monday, March 27th. At around 1:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to 139 Eastern Ave. following reports of a break-in. Officer...
  • Worcester: the City that Reads book drive kicks off

    Terageorge, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons The kick off for the 19th annual book drive by Worcester: the City that Reads Committee to collect books (PreK to grade  8) for summer reading kicked off with a Spring into Books theme. The drive will continue until the first of June. The Com...
  • Worcester police thwart daytime break-in, bust armed suspect

    WORCESTER -- Worcester police officers thwarted a house break-in and arrested an armed suspect in the act. The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 24th when police received a report of a burglary in progress on Everard Street. Officers were given a detailed description of the suspec...
  • W.P.D. seeks suspect in attempted robbery on Vernon St.

    Worcester Police Department (Faceboook) The Worcester Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted for questioning in connection with an attempted robbery on Vernon St. The department has released photos of the suspect and is urging anyone with information ab...
  • Career criminal in Worcester caught with 14 guns, meth

    WORCESTER - On Tuesday, March 21st, Worcester Police Vice Squad officers executed a search warrant at a Kinney Drive residence, leading to the arrest of 56-year-old Alexander Shtudiner, a known career criminal found in possession of 14 guns. At approximately 6:20 p.m., officers entered the apartm...
  • Woman beats elderly man in Canal District, steals car with dog

    WORCESTER – Worcester Police Department officers arrested 2 people on Monday, March 20th, after a carjacking incident took place in the Canal District on Saturday, March 18th. A 67-year-old man was assaulted, and his car was stolen while his dog was still inside the vehicle. According to a ...
  • Car shot up on I-290 in Worcester, police looking for Cadillac

    Mass. State Police (Facebook) Massachusetts State Police received reports of a shooting incident on I-290 westbound in Worcester shortly after 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8th. Troopers from the Holden Barracks found a blue Toyota Rav4 had been struck by numerous rounds of ammunition in the area o...
  • Retired Worcester educator dies after emergency on vacation

    Career of former South Assistant Principal John McFadden spanned decades John McFadden (GoFundMe) John Austin McFadden, a retired Worcester educator who was beloved by his family, colleagues, and students, has passed away at the age of 74, according to GoFundMe fundraising campaign and obit...
  • W.P.D. finds loaded "ghost" gun at party

    At approximately 3:15 a.m., officers were sent to the address after receiving a report of a person with a gun, according to a Facebook post. During the investigation, officers found the loaded "ghost" gun and arrested a 17-year-old male who was charged with several offenses including Assault wi...
  • Drug suspect found hiding in neighbor's closet in Worcester

    Worcester police found a suspect in drug trafficking and possession of illegal narcotics hiding in a closet after a foot pursuit on Wednesday, February 22nd. N.R.T. officers observed a drug transaction between Noel Gonzalez and 2 individuals in the vicinity of the 800 block of Main Street. Gon...
  • Sheriff's Office displays random acts of kindness

    Sheriff Evangelidis of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office delivers Random Acts of Kindness goody bags to the staff at The Queen's Cups on Water Street. (Worcester County Sheriff's Office) By The Worcester County Sheriff's Office  WORCESTER – During the week of February 13th, ...
  • Worcester police: Help ID men who used stolen credit card

    Worcester Police Department photos (Facebook) The Worcester Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying 2 men in connection with a stolen credit card that was used at Home Depot. The department has released pictures of the suspects and is urging anyone with information...
  • W.P.D. confiscate replica gun from South High student

    Worcester Police officers were called to South High School on Friday, February 17th after receiving reports of a student with a gun on school premises. Officers located the student and confiscated a backpack they believed to contain a loaded firearm. Officers found a pellet gun replica...
  • W.P.D. Vice Squad arrests suspect, seizes drugs and scales

    On Thursday, February 16th, the Worcester police Vice Squad executed 2 warrants and made an arrest in relation to drug trafficking on Ingalls Street. The suspect, Kenneth Perez, 32, was observed driving a motor vehicle while possessing a suspended driver's license, leading to a traffic stop at the ...
  • Worcester murder suspect on the loose, W.P.D. asks for help

    The Worcester Police Detective Bureau is seeking the public's assistance in locating Kelvin Verde in connection to a homicide that occurred on October 24th in Worcester. Verde has been charged with murder and there is an active warrant for his arrest. The Worcester Police are warning the public...
  • W.P.D.: Woman wanted for questioning in bar incident

    Worcester Police Department (Facebook) The Worcester Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a female wanted for questioning in connection with an incident that took place at a bar. The department has released pictures of the individual and is urging anyone with inform...
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  • Worcester man caught breaking into cars on Paradox Drive

    WORCESTER -- On Thursday morning, Worcester police responded to a call about a man breaking into vehicles on Paradox Drive. The caller had video footage of the suspect and described the suspect to the police. Police spotted a man matching the description and found him to be in possession of a stole...
  • 54-year-old man shot in Worcester

    Worcester - On the evening of January 28th, Worcester Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim on Merrifield Street. Officers found a 54-year-old man with non-life-threatening gunshot injuries. Paramedics took him to the hospital. The Worcester Police Detective Bureau is now investigat...
  • WCAC taps Morales to lead Resiliency Center

    Maydee Morales (WCAC) The Worcester Community Action Council recently appointed Maydee Morales to lead the agency's Resiliency Center. Morales brings with her a wealth of experience in and knowledge about the community, as well as a strong track record of working collaboratively to generate posi...
  • Clerk attacked at 7-11 on Park Ave. in Worcester

    Google Worcester - In the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 25th, Worcester police officers were called to the 7-11 at 409 Park Ave. for a report of an unarmed robbery. According to reports, a man identified as 40-year-old William Cryer of Worcester had stolen from the store earlier in th...
  • WRTA announces service to new Market Basket in Shrewsbury

    SHREWSBURY — This past summer, the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) announced its plans to add the Market Basket at Edgemere Crossing at Flint Pond to their service area once the store opened. The "More for Your Dollar" retailer disclosed last week doors will open for the first t...
  • Bancroft School announces large tuition cut

    Bancroft School Announces Substantial Tuition Reset to Enhance Access and Affordability Bancroft School Reductions of up to 15% in 2023-24 school year WORCESTER – To expand access and affordability for families seeking high-quality, personalized student learning opportunities, B...
  • Trip to CVS in Worcester ends with 2 arrested in stolen car

    Trip to CVS ends with woman, Worcester man arrested in stolen car Worcester police arrested a woman from Auburn and a Worcester man on Tuesday morning, according to a press release from WPD. The incident began when officers saw a Toyota make a sudden turn into the CVS on Lincoln Street. Police ...
  • 2 popular Worcester businesses closing

    A pair of popular Worcester businesses are closing their doors. Caola Equipment on Park Ave. and gourmet doughnut shop Glasy Susan have announced they are ceasing operations. Coala Equipment closed its sales, service and parts business on December 31st, according to its website, which has the head...
  • Evangelidis sworn in for third term as Sheriff

    Evangelidis sworn in for third term as Sheriff of Worcester County by Lt. Gov Karyn Polito West Boylston – On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023, Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis was sworn in for his third six-year term as Sheriff by Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. The ceremony took ...
  • QCC to host 38th Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast

    Quinsigamond Community College to host 38th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast WORCESTER — Quinsigamond Community College will host the 38th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast on Monday, January 16, 2023. This year’s theme for recognizing Dr. Ki...
  • Body recovered from Lake Quinsigamond

      A body was recovered from Lake Quinsigamond on Tuesday afternoon after a 4-hour search that began in the morning. According to a release from the city of Worcester, the Worcester Fire Department received a missing person call shortly after 10 a.m. A multi-agency dive was initiated by Wor...
  • Shrewsbury St. restaurant closed for the week for maintenance

    A Shrewsbury Street favorite will be closed the rest of this week for maintenance and repairs. Volturno Pizza posted the notice on social media on Monday.  "We will be closed this week for some maintenance and repair work!", the post reads. The restaurant plans to reopen next week. Wh...
  • Worcester man arrested for carjacking on New Year's morning

    Worcester police arrested 19-year-old Sahfari Williams on New Year's morning, charging him with carjacking. Police say they were called to 68 Stafford Street about 10:20 a.m. for a report that a man was approaching motorists and aggressively asking for rides. As officers were en route, officer...
  • Downtown Worcester store closes after more than 25 years

      Another Downtown Worcester shop has closed. The Newsroom, a downtown fixture on Front Street for more than 25 years, has closed for good. The owners of the convenience store and lottery retailer closed Tuesday, according to a note posted the shop's front door. A Dumpster was in front of...
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  • Sheriff’s Office warns of scam calls using Sheriff’s number

      West Boylston - Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis is warning residents about a recent phone scam in which the caller claims that they’re a Sheriff’s Office employee and tells victims that they have an arrest warrant in their name or the name of a loved one. To avoid g...
  • Worcester getting Verizon high speed wired internet access

    Worcester residents will soon have a choice for high speed, wired home internet access. Verizon announced on Tuesday that Worcester is among the cities and towns that will be able to have the company's Fios wired fiber-optic broadband access. This breaks the monopoly Spectrum (formerly Charter) ha...
  • First look: Here's what will replace historic Brattle Stop

    The first drawing of the building that is proposed to replace the historic structure that houses the popular Brattle Stop market and pizza shop has been made public. The drawing shows a building with 6,330 square feet of space that will house the existing businesses with residential units ab...
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  • Rotman's large collection of local memorabilia up for sale

    Worcester antique ice cream advertising sign From Central Mass. Auctions WORCESTER -- The Rotman collection of Worcester, Central Massachusetts and New England memorabilia is currently being sold in an online auction by Central Mass Auctions. It is one of the largest local&nb...
  • Cara Brindisi, Kara McKee headline Festival of Lights on Common

    Festival of Lights returns to Worcester Common on Friday, December 2nd   WORCESTER – The City of Worcester’s annual Festival of Lights celebration returns to the Worcester Common Friday, December 2nd. The free, family friendly event hosts numerous lighting features, ice ...
  • Sheriff Evangelidis takes to podium to debate at JFK Library

    Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis and former Framingham Mayor Dr. Yvonne Spicer pose for a postdebate photo with students from across the Commonwealth Boston – On October 26th, Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis had the honor of returning to the John F. Kennedy Presidentia...
  • Event will celebrate WRTA's zero fare policy

    From the Worcester Area Zero Fare Coalition Join Worcester City Councilors Moe Bergman and Etel Haxhiaj along with other community leaders and riders at 4 p.m. Thursday to celebrate the WRTA's zero fare policy. The event will be held at UMass Memorial Medical Center on Lake Avenue (Ambulatory Ca...
  • Saint John's holds open house

    A capacity crowd of over 350 parents and prospective students filled the auditorium in Founders Hall at Saint John's High School to hear Headmaster Alex Zequeria welcome them to campus.     Many of the students and parents came to learn more about the Middle School, while others were i...
  • Most important 20 minutes of your day ... Read with your child

    The Most Important 20 Minutes of Your Day... Read With Your Child By John Monfredo AS WE EMERGE FROM THE PANDEMIC, LET’S PUT THE EMPHASIS ON KINDNESS As schools return from two years of dealing with the pandemic many educators have been concerned about the mental breakdown of students, st...
  • Sheriff’s office hosts annual women’s self defense class

    Marcotte Foundation and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Host Annual Women’s Self Defense Class Officer Lindsay McNamara coaches two participants through a realistic self-defense training exercise From Worcester County Sheriff's Office Charlton – In the six years aft...
  • Sheriff’s office hosts annual women’s self defense class

    Marcotte Foundation and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Host Annual Women’s Self Defense Class Officer Lindsay McNamara coaches two participants through a realistic self-defense training exercise From Worcester County Sheriff's Office Charlton – In the six years aft...
  • Jail celebrates 10 years, 250,000 lbs. of produce from farm

    Worcester County Jail celebrates 10 years, 250,000 lbs. of donated produce from inmate run farm Hundreds of pounds of fresh produce recently picked, washed, and distributed to various Worcester County senior centers and non-profit organizations (Worcester County Jail) West Boylston - For ov...
  • Retired Worcester firefighter wins big in Vegas

    A retired Worcester firefighter came up big at a poker tournament in Las Vegas this week. Carlo Sciannameo won the Wynn Summer Classic Single Day $1,100 No Limit Hold ’Em Tournament, according to a Facebook post.  The win is worth $64,550. “Well played Carlo!” reads the p...
  • Owner seeks to demolish historic Worcester home

    Nahum Flagg house Grafton Street dates to the 1950s The owner of a historic house in Worcester is seeking from the city a waiver that would allow for the home to be demolished. At risk is the Nahum Flagg House at 525 Grafton Street, the construction of which dates to the 1850s. Don O’Neil o...
  • Worcester: The City That Reads aims for 1 million books

    Worcester book drive could surpass 1 million books for children this year The 17th annual book drive by Worcester: the City that Reads Committee to collect books (PreK to grade  8) for summer reading kicked off with its theme of “Spring into Books” and will continue until the first...
  • Worcester nursing assistant charged with stealing from elderly

    Worcester man allegedly stole more than $30,000 from 4 nursing home residents Daderot, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons WORCESTER — Attorney General Maura Healey announced that a Worcester nursing assistant has been indicted and arraigned in connection with his unauthorized use of four...
  • Historic Worcester theater to become a church on Sundays

    Vox Church will hold Sunday services at the Palladium starting on Easter Sunday (Google) The historic Palladium in Worcester has no doubt been used for a wide variety of purposes since opening in 1928 as the Plymouth Theatre. Starting on Easter Sunday it will now also be home to a church, accord...
  • Pops concert with Brian McKnight caps Tercentennial celebration

    Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with special guest Brian McKnight to perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at DCU Center WORCESTER – The Worcester Tercentennial committee has announced a special anniversary performance by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with Grammy nominated singer-songwriter...
  • Police looking for 2 missing Worcester teens

    In unrelated cases, the Worcester Police Department is looking for 2 missing Worcester teens. Around 8:30 Tuesday night, WPD posted on its Facebook page that it is looking for 13-year-old Josue Pacheco. Josue “climbed out of his bedroom window today and left home,” police said. “...
  • DA: Worcester man found dead in Paxton may have been murdered

    Ernest Appiah PAXTON – The death of a Worcester man whose body was found Saturday in the woods off of Asnebumskit Road in Paxton is being investigated as a homicide, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. The body of Ernest A. Appiah, 29, was discovered just bef...
  • City administration slammed over recent high-profile departure

    Departure of 3rd chief diversity officer in 6 years "jeopardizes any and all efforts to dismantle institutional racism in Worcester," writes President Fred Taylor Saying the Black and Brown community's hopes "are once again being frustrated, denied, and delayed until another time," the head of...
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  • Final scene - Showcase Cinemas North meets the wrecking ball

    It is the beginning of its final act: Showcase Cinemas Worcester North is being demolished. The tearing down of the last theater in Worcester showing first-run Hollywood releases began earlier this week.  A crew from F&D Truck Co. of Millbury has been at the site and on Wednesday a crew wa...
  • WPD searching for elderly man who walked away from rest home

    UPDATED: Man found safe after leaving rest home near Main South Update from Worcester Police: "Mr. Johnson has been located and is safe." WPD -- The Worcester Police Department is asking for the public's help locating Richard Johnson, a seventy-five-year old male who walked away from the Donna Kay...
  • City to open warming centers with dangerous cold coming

    Worcester – Extremely cold temperatures are expected in the region this weekend. The City will provide outreach to homeless individuals who may be particularly vulnerable to the harsh weather conditions. In addition to local shelters being open to the homeless population throughout the...
  • Worcester police trying to find these missing teenage girls

    Worcester police are trying to find, from left, Savannah Carpenter and Allison Latino (WPD Facebook page) Worcester police are asking for the public’s help in finding 2 missing teenage girls. Not yet registered on the016.com? Sign up today and be the first to know what's going on in and ...
  • Worcester store has 2nd $1 million lottery winner in 2 months

    A customer recently cashed in a Worcester convenience store’s 2nd $1 million scratch ticket winner in as many months. A1 Convenience Plus at 578 West Boylston St. in Worcester sold the tickets, winning a $10,000 bonus for each sale.  Not yet registered on the016.com? Sign up today a...
  • Worcester development cut down in size

    Worcester development project dramatically scaled back Plans for a project that would have transformed the Canal District have been dramatically scaled back, according to documents on file with the City of Worcester. The Cove project, named for the former music hall on Green Street it seeks to r...
  • Leary Firefighters Foundation "Worcester 6: Heroes Remembered"

    In 2019, the Leary Firefighters Foundation produced "The Worcester 6: Heroes Remembered." See all 5 episodes below: Episode #1 (4:54): December 3rd, 1999 First hand descriptions of the night of December 3rd and what occurred during the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse Fire.   Episode #2 (...
  • Lincoln Plaza getting new tenant

    Lincoln Plaza is getting a new tenant. Planet Fitness will be moving into the shopping center, according to the Planet Fitness website and city of Worcester records. The Planet Fitness website has a page for the Lincoln Plaza site. It reads that it’s “Coming Soon!” and a buildi...
  • State board recommends Worcester attorney be disbarred

    “Blatant lies, obfuscations, and evasions” aggravating factors, Board writes Daderot, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons The state agency that investigates and evaluates complaints against lawyers has recommended a Worcester attorney be disbarred for misusing clients’ money.  In ...
  • Conversion of Worcester church to apartments takes next step

    The former Mission Chapel on Summer Street is being renovated into seven units of housing, including an amazing proposed unit in the chapel. (Pvmoutside, Wkimedia Commons) Plans to rehab and convert a historic Downtown Worcester church into housing are moving forward, according to documents submi...
  • Grand opening today of bar at old Maxwell’s Silverman’s

    Freeplay Bar & Arcade’s Worcester location nearly 2 years in the making When the doors open to the public at 25 Union Street at 5 p.m. Thursday, for the first time since 1976 they will not open to Maxwell Silverman’s Toolhouse. Freeplay Bar & Arcade will celebrate its grand opening t...
  • 5 Worcester package stores accused of selling to minors

    Five package stores in Worcester face violation hearings today for selling alcohol to underage patrons. The five are slated to come before the Worcester License Commission when it meets at 10 a.m. at City Hall. All are on the agenda for today’s meeting. Not yet registered on the016.com? ...
  • MSP: Worcester man drove wrong way on I-495 with guns, drugs

    Shortly before 4 a.m. on Saturday Trooper Alex Boswell responded to reports of a wrong way vehicle traveling South on the Northbound side of Route 495 in Middleboro. Boswell located the vehicle and forced it to safely come to a stop in the left travel lane. The Trooper immediately detected signs of...
  • UPDATED: Worcester restaurant wants to know who took its kegs

    Photo: Antonio's Pizza by The Slice Kitchen & Bar Worcester via Facebook UPDATED: Early Tuesday evening, Antonio's posted on Facebook that "the guys came back and paid us back for the cost of the deposits ! Thanks everyone" Earlier Tuesday, at 1:34 p.m., the restaurant posted, "We have an upd...
  • First look: 13-story building planned for Canal District

    On April 23, Patch reporter Neal McNamara broke the news of a 13-story mixed-use building proposed for the site of the former Cove Music Hall on Green Street in Worcester. The project, which would encompass an entire city block, includes 318 apartments, "380,000 square-feet total, with cl...
  • First look: 13-story building planned for Canal District

    On April 23, Patch reporter Neal McNamara broke the news of a 13-story mixed-use building proposed for the site of the former Cove Music Hall on Green Street in Worcester. The project, which would encompass an entire city block, includes 318 apartments, "380,000 square-feet total, with cl...
  • Next step for former Boys Club at Lincoln Square looms

    Announcement coming ‘probably’ this week, City Manager says The former Boys Club at Lincoln Square (City of Worcester) The next step in the redevelopment of the former Boys Club at Lincoln Square in Worcester will be announced as early as this week, according to Worcester City Manage...
  • Developer gets 37 months in prison Worcester fraud case

    James Levin pleaded guilty to swindling $2.3 million for May Street apartment building James Levin was sentenced to 37 months in prison for his role in swindling the government out of $2.3 million in a failed Worcester real estate deal. On Tuesday in Worcester, “Levin … was sentenced ...
  • 2-alarm fire strikes Worcester retirement community

    The Worcester Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire at the Colony Retirement Home on Chadwick Street in Worcester on Saturday afternoon. Not yet registered on the016.com? Sign up today and be the first to know what's going on in and around Worcester! Registration is free and easy ...
  • New Downtown Worcester apartment project gets underway

    Owner creating 8 new apartments, rehabbing ground floor retail space Spring is in the air and the battle against COVID-19 is beginning to turn for the better. There are hopeful signs of an economy poised for a rebound.  One of those signs is on Main Street in Worcester, where owne...
  • 3 Worcester restaurants close temporarily due to COVID issues

    In the span 24 hours, three Worcester restaurants announced on Facebook that they were closing temporarily because of issues related to COVID-19. At 6:06 p.m. Tuesday night, Wicked Wings, 321 West Boylston St., posted that it closed temporarily because a vendor working at the restaurant has tested ...
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  • Overnight: 3-alarm fire tears through Vernon Hill three-decker

    A three-alarm fire tore through a three-decker in Worcester’s Vernon Hill neighborhood last night. According to the Worcester Fire Department, no one was injured in the fire at 16 Cargill Ave., which was reported at about 10:30 Sunday evening. Not yet registered on the016.com? Sign up toda...
  • Worcester's newest restaurant announces 'WE. ARE. OPEN.'

    Olo Pizza, the newest entrant into Worcester's restaurant scene, announced it's opening last night. Less than 24 hours after thanking those who attended the soft opening, the restaurant posted, "those three little words everyone has been waiting to hear... WE. ARE. OPEN." Olo Pizza is an "ode ...
  • Demo, rebuild plan is the newest Kelley Square project

    Worcester would lose Kelley Square Gulf, Dunkin' temporarily The gas station and Dunkin' location at Kelley Square, arguably among the city's busiest of each, may be knocked down and rebuilt. The gas station, Dunkin' and car wash at Kelley Square would be knocked down and rebuilt under a plan go...
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  • Midtown Mall owner vows 'major change in downtown'

    Vowing a major change in downtown Worcester, the owner of the Midtown Mall discussed his latest plans and showed new drawings of the completed project on Wednesday. Felicio Lana pledged to "change the feeling and the image" of the mall in a 23-minute interview with Mauro DePasquale on WCCA-TV's "Da...
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  • UMass Memorial to partner with Creative Hub

    Updated: UMass Memorial Health Care announced early Thursday morning a long-term partnership with Creative Hub Worcester at the former Boys & Girls Club on Ionic Ave. UMass Memorial Health Care announces partnership with Creative Hub in 'historic space in Worcester' UMass Memorial H...
  • State: $15.5M less for Worcester Public Schools

    The Worcester Public Schools is facing $15.5 million in cuts based on the latest budget guidance from the Commonwealth, according to the agenda published in advance of Thursday’s meeting. “For current planning purposes, pending further state or federal resolution on funding, the distric...
  • Mariano: A champion for women and girls

    Cross-posted by permission from Worcester Sun, May 7, 2017 Linda Cavaioli stands tall among the little people she works tirelessly to help every day. By Raymond V. Mariano If she stands on her toes, she is probably 4 feet, 10 inches tall – maybe. For most of her life, she struggled to w...
  • Celebrations on Saturday planned for two Worcester institutions

    UPDATE: The White Eagle has postponed its re-opening. A Facebook post at 9:50 this morning reads: "We unfortunately have to POSTPONE our re-opening this weekend. This includes the soft opening that was scheduled for tonight. We will be back up and running in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!" D...
  • Worcester city employees with the most OT pay in 2019

    Nearly 1,900 employees of the City of Worcester received overtime pay in 2019, according to data recently released by the city. See also: The top 200 city of Worcester 2019 employee salaries Worcester city employees with the most detail pay in 2019 Three employees worked long enough to recei...
  • Worcester city employees with the most detail pay in 2019

    The City of Worcester paid slightly more than $12 million in detail to 528 workers in 2019, according to data recently released by the city. Four Worcester police officers made more than $100,000 in detail pay, and 74 made more than $50,000. See also: The top 200 City of Worcester 2019 employee...
  • What do city employees in Worcester make?

    What do Worcester municipal employees make? See the top earners and the full list of 2019 employee salaries. The City of Worcester recently released the data. See also: Worcester city employees with the most detail pay in 2019 Worcester city employees with the most OT pay in 2019 Below are ...
  • Driver escapes serious injury after car flips over in Worcester

    A car flipped on its roof after striking another vehicle on Oakview Street in Worcester, according to scanner audio and witnesses. The Worcester Fire Department received the call shortly before 9 p.m. Monday, according to scanner audio from Broadcastify. Firefighters arrived and found the blue Toy...
  • Drag racing on Worcester road shared on YouTube

    A video recently shared on YouTube shows cars drag racing on a Worcester Road. The 2-minute, 2-second video, "508 mass racing," was uploaded on May 18 and shot, according to the video, on May 16. What else is happening in Worcester? Click here or scroll to the bottom ⤵️ It be...
  • Black bear gets boot from Burncoat

    A bear was tranquilized and relocated from the Burncoat neighborhood in Worcester this morning. What else happened today in Worcester? Click here or scroll to the bottom ⤵️ Before 8 a.m. this morning, Worcester Police requested that Mass. Environmental Police respond to Hilma Street, wher...
  • Worcester Diocese named in New Mexico child sex abuse suit

    Lawsuit focused on convicted former Diocese priest David Holley The Chancery of the Diocese of Worcester (Courtesy of Worcester Sun) The Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester is one of several named as defendants in a New Mexico lawsuit focused on child molestation committed by former priest D...
  • COVID-19 claims Worcester father & son days apart

    A father and son from Worcester recently died two days apart because of complications from COVID-19. William D. Parretti, 83, a resident of the Greendale section of Worcester, passed away on Friday, May 1, according to his obituary. Robert J. Parretti, 57, William’s son, died on Ma...
  • Closed nearly 3 years, Great Wall reopens in downtown Worcester

     Unsafe conditions, wall collapse shuttered restaurant in May 2017 Less than 3 years after the building it’s in was deemed unsafe and its back wall collapsed during a controlled demolition ordered by the city, the Great Wall Chinese restaurant, 521 Main St., reopened this morning [Thur...
  • Historic Brattle Stop building facing demolition

    Owners of building that includes popular convenience store, pizzeria say no plans are set, but they no longer want to put money into building The owners of 1 Brattle St., which currently houses the popular Brattle Stop Pizza and Market, received permission from the Historical Commission to demo...
  • Historic downtown building sold, plans to reopen

    Bull Mansion, formerly GAR Hall, sold Bull Mansion, which had its liquor license seized in September for nonpayment of meals taxes, has been sold to a Rhode Island company. The historic property at 55 Pearl St. was sold to Arkland LLC for $1,160,000 in a deal that closed on Thursday, according...
  • This business will open in former Widoff's Bakery

    Four years after the business closed, the home of the former Widoff's Bakery on Water Street is being transformed. We're now catching a glimpse of what's to come. As renovations continue, one business recently sought and was granted a liquor license for the property. At Thursday's meeting of t...
  • Woman killed walking across Mass. Pike in MIllbury

    UPDATE: 12:23 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 -- The victim in Friday Night’s fatal crash on Route 90 in Millbury has been identified as Kimberly Hannon, 27, of Douglas. The facts and circumstances surround the crash remain under investigation. Massachusetts State Police are investigating a pedestria...
  • City Announces Worcester Housing Now Initiative

    City Announces Worcester Housing Now Initiative Funding, education available for affordable housing From city of Worcester  Worcester – The City’s Executive Office of Economic Development, Housing Development Division, today announced a new initiative known as Worces...
  • Former Reliant campus on Plantation St. sold for $3.9M

    Worcester Housing Authority buys former Reliant, Fallon Clinic campus on Plantation St. Building Futures, Inc,. the nonprofit affiliate of the Worcester Housing Authority, has purchased the former Reliant Medical Group campus at 630 Plantation St., Worcester, for $3.9 million, according to publi...
  • Good news about getting to and from downtown Worcester

    **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Finally some good news about getting to and from downtown UPDATE: In response to a Facebook post about this news, City Councilor George Russell, Chair of t...
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  • Nightmare intersection to be transformed

     **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Nightmare intersection to be transformed Worcester has its share of nightmarish intersections, crossroads that can turn a good day bad. Mai...
  • New bakery part of $1M building project

     **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** New bakery part of $1M building project A building being constructed on the site of a former carwash will house a new bakery, according to doc...
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  • Long vacant downtown building to get nearly $9M overhaul

     **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Long vacant downtown building to get nearly $9M overhaul The $8,750,000 project at 6 Chatham St. will turn the long-vacant buildings into th...
  • College buys downtown building for $6.9M

     **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** College buys downtown building for $6.8M 379 Main St. contains 55 micro-lofts, apartments of little more than 300 square feet. Massachusett...
  • Door closed on city reopening downtown shortcut

     **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** If you were hoping city would reopen this downtown shortcut, you're out of luck For years it has been common to see a driver facing the prospe...
  • Ryan Reynolds' summer blockbuster to film in Worcester

    The cast of "Free Guy” includes, from left, Joe Keery, Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, “Free Guy” director Shawn Levy, Taika Waititi, and Utkarsh Ambudkar. (Photo: 20TH CENTURY FOX) **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the...
  • Another big change on Lake Ave. as former ITAM Club sold

    The former Italian American Civic Club on Lake Ave. (May 14, 2019) **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Former ITAM Club on Lake Ave. sold for $375k The former Italian American (ITAM...
  • Demolition of former Four Seasons can proceed, 4 houses planned

    Photo from 2012 Massachusetts Historical Commission application **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Demolition of former Four Seasons can proceed, 4 houses planned UPDATE: The Worce...
  • Pot shop planned next to popular breakfast spot

    **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Pot shop planned next to one of Worcester's most popular breakfast spots Trichome Health Corp. is seeking Planning Board approval this week to est...
  • Complaints against Worcester businesses in 2019

    Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Complaints lodged against Worcester businesses in 2019 Since Jan. 1, 40 complaints have b...
  • Historic restaurant building targeted for demolition

    Photo from 2012 Massachusetts Historical Commission application **Not yet a member of The 016? Please take a second to join today and find out what all the buzz is about. Registration is free and easy.** Historic restaurant building targeted for demolition The owner of a historic but&...
  • Where will they go?

    The answer to this question could determine the fate of Kelley Square redesign Discussion about the redesign of Kelley Square has focused on the "peanut" design, crosswalks and bike lanes. But there's a more fundamental question that could determine whether the project succeeds or fails. With Mass...
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  • Final call for retiring Leicester officer

    Watch the emotion final code 4 for retiring Leicester police officer Zecco (2:46)
  • What do Worcester city employees make?

    What do Worcester municipal employees make? See the top earners and search the full list of 2018 employee salaries. The City of Worcester has released the data, and it is included in this week's City Council agenda. Below are the most highly paid city employees: City Rank, Name, Title, Total...
  • Lowell St. fire

    Lowell Street fire: Six things you need to know   1. The call for a fire in the basement came in at 3:58 a.m. The fire grew to 5 alarms. 7 Lowell Street is an apartment building in Main South. It is owned by Richard T. Rawson Sr. of Worcester. The property description on file with the Ci...