Area students learn about drugs, vaping, cyber security

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District Attorney Early hosts Student Wellness Conference at WSU 📸 Courtesy photos WORCESTER — Hundreds of middle and high school students from across Worcester County learned about the dangers of drugs, tobacco and vaping, and received an interactive presentation about the importance of cyber safety and the responsible use of […]

DA uses film to warn students about drugs, alcohol

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Bartlett High School students view “If They Had Known” WEBSTER — The movie “If They Had Known,” a powerful documentary about the death of a Massachusetts college student who mixed prescription drugs and alcohol, is being shown to students and parents of students at Bartlett High School by Worcester County […]

Paxton Man is Charged in Murder of His Brother

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EAST BROOKFIELD — A 24-year-old Paxton man, previously charged in an assault on family members in their home, was arraigned today for the murder of his 23-year-old brother, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Alexander Asia, 24, of 19 Monticello Drive, Paxton was scheduled for a […]

Armed Man Shot by Police in Auburn Has Died

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Armed Man Shot by Police Has Died AUBURN — An armed New Hampshire man who was shot by Auburn police officers yesterday, has died, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Joseph Loughery, 59, of Dublin, N.H., was shot by police after he ignored repeated commands by […]

Barnes Sentenced to 8 to 10 years in Prison

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“The defendant, who was living in Fitchburg at the time of the robberies and later moved to Webster, was also convicted of driving with a suspended license and sentenced to 10 days in jail.” Courtesy Worcester County District Attorney WORCESTER – A 28-year-old former Fitchburg man was sentenced to 8-10 […]