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Holly Piirainen Remembered 25 Years After Murder

The family of a Grafton girl who went missing in Sturbridge in August of 1993 is holding a vigil today, 25 years after her remains were found. Holly Piiranien was 10 years old at the time.  She and her brother had been visiting her grandparents in Sturbridge when it is believed she was murdered.  Reports…

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65th Anniversary of June 9, 1953 Worcester Tornado

Most of us remember the June 1, 2011 tornadoes that ripped through Springfield, Brimfield and Southbridge that killed 3 and injured hundreds, but there is a chance you might not have been born 65 years ago when the 1953 Worcester Tornado hit the area on June 9, 1953. Just before 4:30PM, the tornado touched down…

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