I think of Worcester, Massachusetts as Providence, Rhode Island’s sister city – similar population, lots of wood frame, old structures and a top notch fire department.  Once again busloads of our firefighters will be descending on our sister city to show our respect for a fallen brother, and offer whatever support we can for the […]


Body found in burned area near Kempsey     SYDNEY (AP) — The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warned Thursday of worsening weather conditions to come. A body was found late Wednesday in a scorched forest near the town of Kempsey in northeast New […]