Matthew Wally announces run for District 5 seat on Worcester City Council

WORCESTER – Matthew Wally is making another bid for Worcester City Council, this time as a district council candidate. Mr. Wally announced his candidacy for the District 5 council seat Thursday, after running for an at-large seat two years ago and falling short of winning one of those six seats. In his announcement, Mr. Wally said he decided to run for the district council seat because of the greater impact he believes a district councilor can have on the unique needs […]

Worcester man accused of grabbing cash while clerk was busy

WORCESTER— A man wanted for grabbing cash from the register of a convenience store was arrested Wednesday by police responding to a report of a disorderly person.Jonathan Woodman, 32, of 25 Queen St. was arrested at his home and charged with robbing the Honey Farms Market at 353 Grafton St.Police said a man believed to be Mr. Woodman went into the market early Tuesday morning wearing a jacket with the […]

Worcester rape suspect held on $100K cash bail

WORCESTER — A 26-year-old city man charged with rape, kidnapping and strangulation or suffocation was ordered held on $100,000 cash bail at his arraignment Thursday.Brendan M. Simpson, whose address is listed in court records as 47 Katahdin St., was arraigned in Central District Court on three counts of rape and single counts of kidnapping and strangulation or suffocation, crimes allegedly committed March 12.Judge Janet J. McGuiggan set bail of $100,000 cash or $1 […]

Worcester man arraigned for spitting on WRTA bus driver

WORCESTER — A Worcester man accused of spitting in a Worcester Regional Transit Authority bus driver’s face was arraigned Thursday on an assault and battery charge.According to prosecutors and police accounts, Melvin Gonzalez, 37, of 15 Lovell St., spat at bus driver Alex Chviruk on Dec. 30 because he was upset that Mr. Chviruk refused to stop the WRTA bus to let him off where he wanted in the lower Grafton Street area, rather than at the next designated bus stop. The bus […]

Suspect in Worcester gas station gang threat is held without bail

WORCESTER — An 18-year-old city man arrested Wednesday on gun, drug and assault charges was ordered held without bail Thursday pending a dangerousness hearing next week in Central District Court.Worcester police were called to to the BP gas station at 30 Chandler St. about 1 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a man armed with a gun. Police dispatchers said they received a call from a man who told them the suspect […]

Worcester woman stabbed outside Jefferson Street three-decker

WORCESTER – A 27-year-old woman stabbed in the driveway of a Jefferson Street three-decker Wednesday night was listed in stable condition after surgery, according to police. Police said the victim is expected to survive, and will be interviewed at some point after she recovers from surgery at a local hospital. Police are looking for two women who fled the area on foot, and were last seen on Blanche Street heading toward Pattison Street. They may have driven off in a light-colored […]

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