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After Thanksgiving visit, a stop at the Mercantile Center for COVID-19 testing

With residents returning from traveling for Thanksgiving or hosting family members, Worcester is offering increased opportunity for COVID-19 testing. → Read More

Massachusetts National Guard at DCU Center to help set up hospital

Massachusetts National Guard helps set up DCU Center hospital in Worcester → Read More

Barnestorming: Packing up pen and pad after 40-year career

Barnestorming: After 40 years I am pulling the plug on a great career - no regrets → Read More

AAA expects far fewer travelers on roads, planes over Thanksgiving

Covid-19 pandemic limits air, auto and bus Thanksgiving travel → Read More

Second man arrested in shooting death at Wendy's on Park Ave. in Worcester

On the night of the shooting, police found Jabbar in the Wendy's parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. → Read More

Opinion/Barnestorming: If you must go pandemic hoarding, here is some advice

Pandemic hoarding suggestions to survive the winter → Read More

Massport staff reductions could affect Worcester Regional Airport

Impact of Massport cuts on Worcester airport to be determined → Read More

Athol man killed when car slams into Route 2 bridge abutment in Templeton

TEMPLETON - A 36-year-old Athol man died Monday night when the car he was driving hit a bridge abutment on Route 2. The 2013 Mazda was headed east on Route 2 just past the onramp from Baldwinville Road at 10 p.m. when it left the road and struck a bridge abutment, state police said. Police said the victim, who was the only one in the car, was dead at the scene of the accident. The eastbound side… → Read More

Worcester police investigate pair of gunshot reports

WORCESTER - For the second time Sunday, police were called to investigate a shooting incident - this time near the intersection of Providence and Dorchester streets. No one is believed to have been injured in either incident, according to police. Lates Sunday afternoon, just before 6 p.m., officers were alerted to gunshots fired near 90 Providence St. The information came from the ShotSpotter… → Read More

Then & Now: Spanish-American War cannon, old National Guard Armory, Worcester

Cannon from Spanish-American War at once stood at National Guard Armory at intersection of Grove and Salisbury Streets → Read More

Windy weather and possible thunderstorm expected Sunday afternoon in Worcester

Bad weather expected Sunday afternoon in Worcester → Read More

Two cars hit by gunfire on Wall Street in Worcester

WORCESTER — No one is known to have been injured when gunfire erupted early Sunday morning near Wall and Grafton streets, according to police. Police investigating reports of gunfire found two cars near Billings Square damaged by bullets, Lt. Sean Murtha said. On Wednesday three people were injured in an exchange of gunfire near Madison and Southbridge streets. All three were arrested on gun… → Read More

Then & Now: Do you know where this is?

Then and Now feature about places from the past and how they look now. → Read More

Opinion/Barnestorming: Contact with someone COVID-19 positive leads to concern

After contact with a person who is COVID-19 positive, thoughts, worries and the reality of a pandemic → Read More

Uxbridge nephew says return of Korean War MIA remains is bittersweet

First Lt. Thomas Redgate, long an MIA in Korea identified and family from Central Massachusetts awaits his return → Read More

Veterans Day: Worcester war memorials worth a visit

WORCESTER — Scattered around the city are memorials and statues honoring the city's part in the nation's many wars. It's easy to pass by and not notice them. Veterans Day provides an opportunity to acknowledge these historic pieces of the city's landscape. Some, like the Civil War, World War II, Korean War and Massachusetts Vietnam War memorials, are larger attractions for visitors to the city… → Read More

Sleeping man awakes to oncoming train in Northbridge; hospitalized with head injuries

Man hit by train in Northbridge suffers serious injuries. Taken to Worcester hospital → Read More

Barnestorming: Humor is the thing to catch the conscience of the voters

Remembering an interview with Senator Ed Markey in a room with an electric chair → Read More

'I Am Worcester' photoshoot captures diversity of city

Worcester project captures cultural difference in city known as Heart of the Commonwealth → Read More

Opinion/Barnestorming: Haunted by 2020, but hey, maybe we'll have candy left over

Barnestorming about 2020 Halloween horror under a full moon and as daylight savings lands on us and the election nears → Read More