Rick Cinclair, Telegram & Gazette

Rick Cinclair

Telegram & Gazette

Worcester, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Rick:

$2M improvement project celebrated at Farber Field

Officials celebrated the completion of a $2 million improvement project at Farber Field on Friday, including synthetic turf and a new playground. → Read More

Ready, set — read! Monfredo, WooSox team up for annual book drive

The Worcester Red Sox donated 3,500 books to School Committee member John Monfredo's annual "City That Reads" book drive. → Read More

A beautiful day: Worcester Pride Rally & Queer the Block Party a hit downtown

The event highlighted the city's 45th annual Pride Week coordinated by the Queer Coalition of Greater Worcester, a collaborative community initiative of various LGBTQ+ groups and organizations. → Read More

Farewell salute to Worcester Police Officer Ignacio 'Iggy' Garcia

A solemn procession down Lincoln Street Saturday honored late Worcester Police Officer Ignacio J. "Iggy" Garcia after his funeral at St. Bernard's. → Read More

Police training video for state filmed in Worcester's Johnson Tunnel

A police capture and arrest in Worcester's Johnson Tunnel? No, a police training video filmed in the tunnel for a state public safety office. → Read More

Skillful students studying diesel technology compete for state's top honors in Shrewsbury

High school students studying diesel technology compete for state's top honors in Shrewsbury, and the chance to go to SkillsUSA national event. → Read More

Central Mass. student-athletes have spring in their steps as outdoor seasons kick off

Outdoor track and field, baseball, softball, tennis, golf and lacrosse teams here, and throughout Central Mass., took advantage of Monday's ample sunshine and cool temperatures to get a leg up on the competition. → Read More

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Worcester State

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito got her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Friday at Worcester State. → Read More

Worcester Senior Center receives 50K face masks

WORCESTER - Local officials on Friday gathered at the Worcester Senior Center on Providence Street to accept a donation of 10,000 face masks from the Taiwan Chamber of Commerce of New England. → Read More

The empire rides back

WESTMINSTER - A young man wearing a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet rides a bicycle on South Ashburnham Road on Wednesday. → Read More

Sterling: Police arrest 3 who fled in rented cargo van

STERLING - Three people are in custody after a police pursuit involving a rented cargo van Friday morning. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop for → Read More

Lighting goes up at Polar Park in Worcester

WORCESTER - Workers install the second of two heart-shaped light arrays on towers that will illuminate baseball games at Polar Park as construction continued Wednesday on the stadium in the Canal District that will be the home of the Worcester Red Sox. → Read More

Wachusett Regional High School students on parade

HOLDEN - About 50 teachers and staff of Wachusett Regional High School lined a "reverse parade" route Monday to greet students and post- → Read More

Fire ravages house in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD - A four-alarm fire destroyed much of a home at 37 Webber Road on Monday. The Brookfield Fire Department was battling a brush fire when the → Read More

Wayward goat removed from package store property in Worcester

WORCESTER - Animal Control Officer Pat Cherry of the Worcester Police Department snares a young goat seen running around the outside of McGovern's Package Store on Millbury Street on Sunday. [T&G Staff/Rick Cinclair] → Read More

Worcester casts nutritional safety net for kids

WORCESTER - The Worcester public schools have distributed over 15,000 free meals to children in the city since schools were closed earlier this month because of the coronavirus pandemic. Thirty-two school food service workers make 1,000 meals a day in two locations, Worcester Technical High School and North High School. The number has been increasing each day, according to child nutrition… → Read More

Last call at bars before coronavirus shutdown

WORCESTER - Tommy Lee, owner of Mai Tai Sushi & Bar on Green Street, bought a shot for everyone in the bar Monday, the last night bars are allowed to serve. Meanwhile, news of the coronavirus pandemic - the reason bars and restaurants must close - was on the TV. → Read More

Keeping it clean in downtown Worcester

WORCESTER - Workers wearing personal protective equipment were a curiosity to passersby on Front Street Monday morning. The workers, ambassadors for the Downtown Business Improvement District, were disinfecting a puddle of urine near the entrance to the Midtown Mall. → Read More

Fire hits Clinton house

CLINTON - Crews battled a house fire at 90 Chace Street on Monday. The fire, reported about 2:15 p.m., went to two alarms. Fire officials said a resident → Read More

Harrington homecoming at Stearns Tavern

WORCESTER - A plaque memorializing U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. John Daniel Harrington was dedicated Thursday in the relocated and renovated Stearns Tavern, 140 Mill St., on what would have been his 70th birthday. Harrington, age 19, was killed in action in Vietnam on Nov. 11, 1969. The Harrington family lived in Stearns Tavern from 1960 to 1973 when it was located at 1030 Main St. Harrington… → Read More