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 […]

Webster PD seeks help identifying man suspected of gunfire

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“Soft lockdown” at nearby elementary school WEBSTER — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who reportedly fired a gun less than one mile from two elementary schools on Wednesday morning. The Webster Police Department is looking for a white or light-skinned male, about 5’8″ to 6′ […]

James R. Babcock, 73

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WEBSTER/THOMPSON, CONN. — James R. Babcock, 73, passed away peacefully, January 4, 2019 at UMass Hospital, University Campus in Worcester. He leaves behind his former wife and best friend, Elizabeth M. ‘Betty’ (Girard) Babcock of Thompson and two sons; Glenn Babcock and his wife Kim, and Joel Babcock and his […]

Webster PD charges Worcester man with attempted murder

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Police: Armed home invasion an effort to collect debt WEBSTER — A Worcester man has been charged with attempted murder after an alleged home invasion on Lake Street in an apparent effort to collect some sort of debt. Omar Abu, 27, of 78 Dorchester Street #1, Worcester, was arrested late […]

Emmanuel “Manny” Pappas, 94

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WEBSTER — Emmanuel James Pappas, passed away December 27, 2018 just four days prior to his 95th birthday. He leaves behind several nieces and nephews and their families who all knew him affectionately as “Uncle Mino.” Manny, as he was known by his friends, was the last of 10 sons of […]