Brian Lee, Telegram & Gazette

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Past articles by Brian:

Sterling FD responds to small fire in grow room at The Botanist marijuana company

The small fire’s preliminary cause appears to be a malfunctioning grow lamp. → Read More

Worcester 911 calls handled by state police after 3 a.m. electrical problem

No interruption in 911 calls; state police take over → Read More

Movie theater's closing joins box retailer's looming departure from Sturbridge

STURBRIDGE – The local strip mall landscape was handed another setback when Cinemagic Stadium Theaters announced this week it is permanently closing the movie theater at the Center at Hobbs Brook shopping district on Route 20. Less than three miles away on Route 131, J.C. Penney is making plans to close its Sturbridge store for good in May, with the company having filed for Chapter 11… → Read More

Faulty wood stove pipe connection caused Lancaster house fire

LANCASTER - A failed pipe connection to a woodstove caused last week’s fire that destroyed a single-family home at 26 Runaway Brook Road, according to authorities. → Read More

'It was a complete risk,' but Milford pop-up doughnut shop goes big during pandemic

Out of work, Southbridge native brings doughnut shop to next level → Read More

Feds: Pilot in Feb. 2 Leicester plane crash reported ice buildup on wings

LEICESTER – The pilot in a Feb. 2 plane crash that resulted in minor injuries to him and his two passengers reported ice buildup on the plane's wings prior to the crash, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board. → Read More

At least 30 cars spray-painted in Grafton Hill

WORCESTER - At least 30 cars were vandalized in the Grafton Hill neighborhood Monday morning, police said in a news statement. → Read More

Worcester police say man was pistol-whipped during domestic dispute

WORCESTER – Police arrested a suspect who fled after he allegedly pistol-whipped another man during a domestic dispute Monday night. → Read More

Fire official says victim who jumped from porch could not have been saved

WORCESTER — One of the three victims of Friday's fatal five-alarm blaze at 13 Jaques Ave. jumped from a third-floor porch while firefighters were at the scene. → Read More

City man indicted on weapon possession in federal court

A city man was indicted in federal court in connection with illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition. → Read More

COVID-19 concerns raised at Nichols College after Dudley PD breaks up big off-campus party

Big off-campus party raises COVID-19 concerns at Nichols College in Dudley. → Read More

Lawyer: Shrewsbury cop killer, on death bed with COVID-19, granted release to hospital

Edgar Bowser shot and killed Officer James Lonchiadis during a 1975 attempted auto theft in Shrewsbury. → Read More

Plane removed from crash site in Leicester field

The National Transportation Safety Board is heading the investigation. → Read More

'Cold Feet Warm Hearts' delivers 4,000 items to Worcester shelters

WORCESTER - With extra time on their hands thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of Boston-area students kept busy by raising money and delivering donations to three Worcester homless shelters Saturday. → Read More

UMass Medical School continues to prepare to open COVID-19 vaccine trial for teens

WORCESTER – The head of a statewide alliance of more than 1,700 pediatricians stressed the importance of UMass Medical School’s clinical trial to test the COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna in teens. → Read More

Shrewsbury woman pleads guilty to lying to federal grand jury in fraud case

Linda Le, 42, pleaded guilty to in U.S. District Court, and Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled sentencing for May 25. Le was charged in December. → Read More

Snow a chief concern for Worcester area on Super Bowl Sunday

Central Mass. will be affected by a coastal, low-pressure system that will swing south and east of southern New England, National Weather Service meteorologist Rob Megnia said Saturday. → Read More

Worcester police arrest teen with loaded firearm

WORCESTER - A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly admitted he had a loaded firearm in the fanny pack he was wearing. → Read More

Pike motorist, standing outside disabled car, hit and killed by passing rig in Charlton

An investigation indicates a 1993 Toyota Camry became disabled in the breakdown lane and the driver was standing to the left of the car with the driver’s door open, near the right travel lane. → Read More

Two men charged with truck stop armed robbery in Shrewsbury

SHREWSBURY - A Sturbridge man and a New Hampshire man were arrested, while a third suspect has been identified, from an armed robbery of Flynn's Truck Stop, authorities said in a news statement Monday. → Read More