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Is the red stiletto emoji sexist? Here's the backstory of the new women's shoe icon. Posted Feb 22 at 4:18 PM · The vision behind 'Black Panther's' stunning look: 'Feminine, masculine, beautiful and strong'. Posted Feb 22 at 3:00 PM · Fewer Americans are working. Don't blame immigrants or food stamps.
WORCESTER - New Media Investment Group, parent company of GateHouse Media, is acquiring the Holden Landmark Corp. for an undisclosed price. ... "There's clearly a strategic fit here between my group and our local GateHouse properties in Central Massachusetts that excites me," he said. "I see a ...

This is the centennial year of the first state championship meet, first held in 1918 with one division crowned and that practice continued through the winter of 1923. Track moved into two divisions (Class A and B) from 1924-47, while Class C & D were added from 1948-85. In 1986 a single state ...
UXBRIDGE - An elderly woman escaped a fire in her home at 425 River Road Wednesday morning. Homeowner Elizabeth Osiecki suffered minor injuries and was treated by emergency medical personnel at the scene. She refused further medical attention, authorities said. Ms. Osiecki reported the fire ...
It was warm enough Wednesday for Daniel and Rebekah Cressman of Worcester to take their 1-day-old daughter outside. Ruby was ..... On Thursday, Worcester and points north of the Massachusetts Turnpike could get snow; points south of the Pike might see a mixture of rain and sleet, Ms. Buttrick said.
Three men were arrested in Worcester on gun and drug charges Tuesday night after Massachusetts State Police troopers pulled over a car for motor vehicle violations. police say that once the car was pulled over, troopers found cocaine, marijuana and a loaded .40-caliber Glock with high capacity ...

WORCESTER - A man was shot in the leg in an attempted robbery on Grafton Street Monday night. police said they went to the Accra Girls restaurant at 1280 Grafton St. (Route 122) around 10:30 p.m. on a report of two men fighting; shortly after, another call came in reporting a gunshot victim had shown up ...
Mail: No regular delivery. Express mail will be delivered and the lobby of the main post office on East Central Street in Worcester will be open. Worcester Regional Transit Authority: Buses will run on a Saturday schedule, with the exception of Routes 22, 33 and 42, which will operate on their regular ...
Worcester, MA--Worcester is celebrating Black History month with a variety of events and commemorations, "reflecting on the many sacrifices and great contributions African Americans have made to our country. "Throughout our history, African Americans have courageously worn our Nation's uniform ...
AUBURN - Auburn is the latest Central Massachusetts town to agree to join in litigation seeking to recover municipal costs incurred because of the opioid crisis. Richard M. Sandman, an attorney at Rodman, Rodman & Sandman PC in Malden, gave a presentation Monday night to selectmen before the ...
... for what Mr. Mizikar termed "critical infrastructure." The requested appropriations will be in the form of warrant articles at the annual town meeting. Most of the funding would go for water and sewer improvements, including installing sewers along Route 20 in conjunction with a similar project in Worcester.
MassHousing provided $16.4 million in tax-exempt permanent financing, which generated $9.1 million in equity for the project through federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development. Other funding sources include $2.4 million federal ...
... expand its Fruit Sever Apartments in Worcester. The nonprofit development organization plans to add two apartments and renovate common areas, mechanical systems and the building's exterior, according to a news release from the Massachusetts Development finance Agency, or MassDevelopment.
The Summit Lounge opened Friday on Water Street as a club where members can smoke tobacco, cigars and marijuana, which is now legal to consume under Massachusetts law. The club does not sell marijuana or allow its sale on the premises. The opening drew widespread media attention. It also drew ...
SOUTHBRIDGE - Southbridge high school principal Andrae Townsel notified the school community on Monday he is resigning to take a position near his hometown of Detroit. Mr. Townsel, in his second year as the high school principal, did not reply to a text message seeking comment Monday night.
Courtesy of WinnCompanies WinnCompanies is rehabilitating Wellington Communities in Worcester, Mass. ... financing, which generated $9.1 million in equity for the project through federal low-income housing tax credits from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Mr. Augustus worked on the issue of homelessness in Worcester before he became city manager in 2014. In 2007, as a member of the Massachusetts Senate, Mr. Augustus served on Worcester's Task Force to End Homelessness, which offered a new approach to addressing the issue, an attempt to move ...

Still, the club's website advertises the lounge as "Worcester's premier cannabis consumption lounge." The club opened its doors the same day the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association sent a letter to the Cannabis Control Commission warning that social consumption businesses in Massachusetts ...
Javier Cruz, 25, of Worcester, was arrested at about 8:15 p.m., Saturday, and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition without a permit, possession of a class C substance, operating after suspension and other motor vehicle charges, Massachusetts State Police said. Trooper ...
Just before 6:15 a.m., local detectives with the assistance of SWAT team members from the Central Massachusetts law enforcement Council and task force officers from the South Worcester County Counter crime and Drug Task Force executed a warrant to look for narcotics in Ms. Vazquez's and Mr.
More than a dozen people were displaced Friday morning following a massive fire at a multi-unit home in Worcester, Massachusetts. The fire broke out at the 3-story building on West Street just after 4:30 a.m. and quickly reached 3-alarms. "We woke up to the fire alarm, when we went outside there were ...
Its opening comes just a few months shy of when Massachusetts is expected legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. But, in January, the U.S. Justice Department took steps that threaten the budding marijuana movement. "It's a state issue, you know, it's legal in Massachusetts," Moon said. Moon says he ...
Members-only cannabis club opens on Water Street in Worcester .... "We allow our members to consume anything that's legal in Massachusetts," said Kyle Moon, general manager. "That does include cannabis." The Summit Lounge opened Friday as the city's first private club for those who want a social ...
Mr. Kesten represents Ryan N. Sceviour and Ali Rei, state troopers who allege that state police, in concert with the Worcester district attorney's office, tried to prevent from becoming public salacious statements that Ms. Bibaud, daughter of Dudley District Court Judge Timothy Bibaud, made during her arrest ...
Edward Hyder, the founder of a popular mediterranean marketplace in Worcester, has died, his family announced Wednesday. Hyder opened Ed Hyder's Mediterranean Marketplace in 1975. The 408 Pleasant St. shop specializes in meats, cheeses, oils and spices. "Ed put his heart and soul into this store ...
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2018. There are 327 days left in the year. Today's Highlight. On Feb. 7, 1943, the government abruptly announced that wartime rationing of shoes made of leather would go into effect in two days, limiting consumers to buying three pairs per person per year.
The snow that began to fall late Wednesday morning has turned to freezing rain, as predicted, creating fog and slippery slush as the snow melts. Road conditions are expected to deteriorate for the evening commute. Snow coated Worcester area roads late Wednesday morning, causing numerous accidents ...
If it were simple, it wouldn't really be Massachusetts weather. Wednesday's storm is a complex system that will bring a fun bundle of conditions to the state, including snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. Different parts of the state will see varying conditions after snow begins to fall at 10 a.m. The Cape and ...
Worcester, MA - A forecast for a messy, wintry mix of weather this afternoon prompted Worcester school officials to cancel school Wednesday, Feb. 7. The latest forecasts call for snow and ice moving into the area between 10 a.m. and noon with difficult driving conditions in the afternoon commute.
Worcester, MA--A winter weather advisory states that a wintry mix is hitting most of Massachusetts on Wednesday between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Snow accumulations of three to five inches and ice of around one tenth are expected in most areas, including Worcester. As a precaution, Worcester school ...
Worcester, MA--As a warming climate brings increased risk of flooding, Americans in every state face dangerous possibilities of exposure to a toxic stew of ... With one being the highest rank, Massachusetts ranks at number 42 out of 56 states and territories based on total releases per square mile.
WORCESTER - A union at the Worcester Regional Transit Authority is mobilizing in the face of rumored service cuts and job losses as the transit authority confronts an anticipated $1 million budget shortfall. "We've made a strong effort to stand together united as a union," said bus driver Jennifer Martinez, ...
Registered Democrats Caucus: to elect delegates and alternates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention, 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. ... Direct written inquires to Karen Molnar, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, Berlin and Boylston public schools, 215 Main St., Boylston, MA 01505, or call (508) ...
Direct written inquires to Karen Molnar, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, Berlin and Boylston public schools, 215 Main St., Boylston, MA 01505, or call (508) ... Health Assessment Survey: Fallon Health, UMass Memorial health care and the Worcester Division of public health/Central Massachusetts ...
Drugs, guns, Weapons Seized In Large Western Mass. Bust: police. police said they ... HOLYOKE, MA -- Police arrested two Holyoke men after a search of their residence allegedly turned up a large amount of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and cash, as well as firearms and weapons. state police said an ...
Mr. Carey, an employee was of Coggswell Sprinkler Co. of Worcester, was driving a company van west on Central Turnpike when he attempted to take a left turn onto ... Chief Towle said the accident remains under investigation by the Central Massachusetts law enforcement Council and Sutton police.
Worcester, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts man was charged with accepting money to marry six women to help them evade immigration laws. Federal Prosecutors alleged that Peter Hicks, 57, of Worcester, married the women from sub-Saharan African nations between 2003 and 2013 and filed for ...
Possession of bump stocks becomes illegal in Mass. ... Effective Thursday, it will be illegal in Massachusetts to possess trigger cranks or bump stocks, the device used by Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, who killed 58 people and wounded ... The Worcester police Department reported receiving two.
WORCESTER - A city man was arrested Monday on charges he entered into six fraudulent marriages to evade immigration laws. According to the office of U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling, Peter Hicks, 57, was charged in U.S. District Court with marriage fraud. He was released after an initial appearance ...
Worcester, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts man has been charged with disinterment after a dead body was found at his home. Worcester police say they responded to a city home on Monday night and discovered a man's body. They charged a resident of the home, 32-year-old Xavier Broughton, with ...
I am afraid that if Trump is allowed to stay in office very much longer, this country will never recover from the chaos and divisiveness that he is creating. Every day comes a new lie, more bragging, a new revelation of despicable behavior. We don't care that he is a pussy grabber (just boys being boys" his ...
WORCESTER - The Catholic Diocese of Worcester, which was saved from a deficit last year by a strong return on its investment portfolio, is considering launching a capital campaign. Bishop Robert J. McManus cited a "systemic problem" in remarks accompanying the release last week of the diocesan ...
WATCH: MA Trooper Makes Sure Owl 'Gronk' Doesn't Have Concussion. When an owl flew ... TOLLAND, MA-- As if it isn't startling enough to encounter an owl suddenly fluttering around your vehicle, Trooper Michael O'Neil Jr. remained calm when he realized the bird had found his way into the cruiser.
SHREWSBURY - The first thing shoppers will likely notice at the new Whole Foods market at Lakeway Commons - other than the nearly 900-pound "Spags" marquee standing amid fruits and vegetables - is the smell of fresh-baked doughnuts. Beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m., the grand opening of Whole ...
The following schools have announced closures or delays for Tuesday, Jan. 30 due to an overnight storm. "Those traveling this morning are urged to use caution and allow for travel time," the National Weather Service wrote in a statement. An overnight storm was predicted to bring up to six inches of snow ...
There was a large police presence at a Worcester, Massachusetts home Monday night after police found a man's body there. The body was found at 4 Valley Hill Drive. It's the same house where Justin Ramos was last seen on Jan. 7. The 27-year-old was reportedly at the Valley Hill Drive home for a party.
Now a development of newer homes from the early years of the 21st century, this block of Burghardt Street was once the home of the Worcester Homing Pigeon Club. The pleasant residential neighborhood off Grafton Street was once the home of the pigeon racing club, until its owners sold the land and ...
Two people in the other vehicle suffered minor injuries and were taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Chief Towle said the name of the person who was killed is not being released pending notification of family members. The accident is under investigation by the Central Massachusetts law enforcement ...
Before becoming treatment director, Ms. Hillis served as director of rehabilitation services at AdCare hospital and director of AdCare outpatient services offices in Worcester and Boston. She holds a master's degree in social work from Boston College, and an undergraduate degree in music therapy from ...
Many still live in Massachusetts. The oldest this year was Gail Russ from Oakham, who graduated in 1973 - two years before Beth Bryant, a retired music teacher from Georgia who's typically the senior member. Ms. Russ also taught music. In fact, many of the alumni went on to have musical careers. Several ...


 

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