Three Fitchburg residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with operating under the influence after state police say he crashed into a cruiser in Worcester.
Neighbors who live on and around Arlington Street in Fitchburg are hoping surveillance pictures captured by a smart-thinking homeowner can put an end to what they describe as months of anxiety.
An independent group that examined the state Department of Children and Families says the agency should not be held responsible for the death of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy.
The father of a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before his body was found by the side of a highway apologized at his funeral Saturday, saying he wished he could have saved his son.
Visiting hours followed by funeral services for Jeremiah Oliver are scheduled for the Rollstone Congregational Church on Saturday.
The embattled commissioner of the Department of Children and Families resigned Tuesday.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.
Fitchburg parents took their infant girl to a hospital without a pulse Saturday morning. She died about 8 a.m.
The funeral of a 5-year-old Massachusetts boy found dead last week after being missing for months is being delayed so pathologists for the defense can examine the body.