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Shots fired at man pulling out of driveway on Fremont St. in Worcester

WORCESTER – A Fremont Street man’s car window was shot out as he pulled out of his driveway Tuesday morning, according to police. Police said the 40-year-old man was not hurt. They said  he heard a gunshot and the car window shattered as he pulled out of the driveway around 8 a.m. As he continued to pull out of the driveway, he heard a second gunshot; he told police he believed both gunshots were fired from close range. He immediately fled and called police. Police found a […]

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Worcester teen allegedly found with BB gun is charged

WORCESTER – A city youth was arrested Monday night for having a real-looking BB gun that he refused to give up to police. Police did not identify the 16-year-old because he is a juvenile; they said he will be arraigned in juvenile court at a later date. Officers went to the Adams Street area around 9:30 Monday on for reports of suspicious-acting males, all dressed in black and wearing bandanas to cover their faces. Officers approached the group and asked what they […]

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One foot in front of the other, a family’s boots march toward the sky

WORCESTER – Some people display collections of art, travel souvenirs or stamps. On a utility pole outside his home in the Grafton Street neighborhood, Daniel Peloquin displays his family’s worn-out work boots.“As I wear them out, I put them up, and I get a blast out of people driving by – they’ll stop; some people have stopped and taken pictures,” said Mr. Peloquin, 49, a service technician for gas stations. “Believe it or not, it (the pole) made it […]

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Shots fired at man pulling out of driveway on Fremont St. in Worcester

WORCESTER – A Fremont Street man’s car window was shot out as he pulled out of his driveway Tuesday morning, according to police. Police said the 40-year-old man was not hurt. They said  he heard a gunshot and the car window shattered as he pulled out of the driveway around 8 a.m. As he continued to pull out of the driveway, he heard a second gunshot; he told police he believed both gunshots were fired from close range. He immediately fled and called police. Police found a […]

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Worcester teen allegedly found with BB gun is charged

WORCESTER – A city youth was arrested Monday night for having a real-looking BB gun that he refused to give up to police. Police did not identify the 16-year-old because he is a juvenile; they said he will be arraigned in juvenile court at a later date. Officers went to the Adams Street area around 9:30 Monday on for reports of suspicious-acting males, all dressed in black and wearing bandanas to cover their faces. Officers approached the group and asked what they […]

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Politics

Worcester’s South High could be in line for makeover – or replacement

WORCESTER — City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is seeking an additional $1.35 million loan order for a feasibility study to determine whether South High Community School should be renovated or replaced by a new building.The loan authorization being sought by the manager is in addition to the $1 million loan approved by the City Council in February.Mr. Augustus is seeking the additional loan authorization because of the anticipated complexity of the study, and the city’s […]

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Entertainment

Annual stART festival opens eyes along Worcester’s Park Avenue

WORCESTER – There was art as far as the eye could see – wearable art, edible art, aromatic art, whimsical art, tinkling art, techno 3D-art, nourishing art, historical art and good old-fashioned art. And stART on the Street founder Tina Zlody declared…its our 10th year on Park Avenue so people know where to find us to shop, eat, enjoy the festivities.

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Worcester Dining Center Menu

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 Sept. 6 is:Monday: No meals servedTuesday: Alaskan salmon with dill, vegetable couscous, California vegetables, peachesWednesday: American chop suey, broccoli and red peppers, baked applesThursday: Chicken with asparagus, […]

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Auto Insurance Price Breakdown

  Auto Insurance. Shopping for it is not enjoyable. Trying to figure out which policy is best for you is confusing. Typically we just like to choose the cheapest, however, depending on where you live geographically that may not be the choice as those of us...

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