West of 495

By - 10/14/08 - 11:00 pm

Daily Worcesteria reports tonight's episode of Fringe is set entirely in Worcester, down by the canal district.

Earlier:
To get to Worcester, just take the bridge through Stoughton.

By - 9/30/08 - 1:35 pm

What is it about Worcester? When not battling bizarre beetles, the city has to worry about loose moose:

The 1,000 pound moose then walked to Quinsigamond Avenue, strolled into a warehouse at Castle Metals and wandered out. ... Because it was so close to a busy road, authorities determined it was becoming a public safety issue. The moose was shot dead around 8:15 a.m.

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By - 9/29/08 - 7:53 pm

Asian Longhorned Beetles on the march eastward; how long before they breach 495 and then 128?

By - 7/29/08 - 4:44 pm

Never buy lobster from the back of some guy's truck - at least not in central Massachusetts. The Worcester Telegram reports that a tow-truck operator and restaurant owner are charged with selling spoiled seafood salvaged from the wreck of a refrigerator truck that crashed on I-395 on Sunday - and that some of the lobsters were coated in diesel fuel. The paper adds:

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By - 7/29/06 - 2:06 pm

The Worcester line has become so unreliable that Jason Butler now drives to and from work because he can't risk missing his daughter's pickup time at day care. His wife, however, continues to ride the rails:

... The Worcester line's performance has drivin us mad the past couple of weeks. Sometimes it's on-time. Sometimes an hour late. Always, the riders are kept in an

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