Worcester Police Respond To SMOC Shelter For A Person Stabbed

By Kevin McNally – Just before 9:30 p.m. on Friday night, Worcester Police responded to the area of Queen Street for a report of a person stabbed. Upon arrival offucers located a 60-year-old man with multiple stab wounds. Worcester Police said the man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect, 24-year-old…

Worcester Police Provide Holiday Cheer To Children In Need

By Claudia Lugo – This Christmas season Worcester Police are not allowing a pandemic to stop them from spreading some holiday cheer to area kids in need. It all reads like a Christmas story unlike any other and this one, all started with a “Giving Tree” set up in the Operations Division at the Worcester…

Fitchburg Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing Public Assistance Benefits

By David Zapata – On Friday at the U.S. District Court in Worcester, Rhonda Bernal, 62, of Fitchburg pleaded guilty to three counts of theft of public funds and two counts of making false statements. For more than eight years, Bernal stole $71,462 in Social Security benefits, $6,444 in MassHealth benefits and $13,505 in SNAP…

Worcester City Manager Tests Positive For COVID-19

By Alan Stanton – On Wednesday the City of Worcester announced that City Manager Edward Mr. Augustus Jr., on Wednesday tested positive for the coronavirus and is currently in isolation. The City Manager in a statement released Wednesday says, “I did not feel well when I woke up Tuesday morning, and following COVID-19 protocols, I…