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3 hrs ago | The Shrewsbury Lantern

Shrewsbury's Annual Senior Picnic Hosted by Worcester County Sheriff, Lew Evangelidis

Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis has announced the Sheriff's Annual Senior Picnic will be held at SAC Park in Shrewsbury on Saturday August 16, 2014 from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

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Related Topix: Shrewsbury, MA

12 hrs ago | WHDH

One More Time

While we did catch some dry stretches and occasional breaks of sun, obviously it wasn't the best day for outdoor plans as some late morning and early afternoon thunderstorms came rolling across.

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Related Topix: Weather, Middlesex County, MA, Worcester, MA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Rapid flooding stalls cars, dampens basements

A young man walks through flood waters on Austin Street at Bellevue in Worcester this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Weather, Whitinsville, MA, Clark University

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Liberians gather in Worcester to mark anniversary

There would be no official parade, but the mood of the group of Liberians gathered in front of City Hall Saturday morning remained upbeat.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Worcester, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Do you know where this is?

The story of this school, like so many in the industrial towns outside Worcester, is directly tied to the industrial history of the towns.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Worcester County Times

Worcester vehicle involved in crash

Worcester vehicle involved in crash The Worcester County Sheriff's Office investigates 2-vehicle crash involving county Public Works vehicle.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Volunteer court advocates for kids needed

While Fitchburg resident James Craigen was grocery shopping last year, he bumped into a familiar group of three siblings with their adopted mother.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Fitchburg, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

2nd murder suspect indicted in W. Boylston death

A city man has been charged with murder in the slaying of a Rutland woman whose body was found after a December fire in her home.

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Related Topix: Boylston, MA, West Boylston, MA, Rutland, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester man indicted in Auburn Mall slaying

A city man has been indicted on a charge of murder in the slaying of a Worcester woman whose body was discovered in the Auburn Mall parking garage in February.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA

Patch.com

Milford Federal Employee Named Top Loan Originator in State

Pamela MacDougall, and employee of Milford Federal Savings and Loan Association , has been ranked as number one for loans produced for banks in the state of Massachusetts, Milford Federal announced this week.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Boston.com

Market Basket workers locked in overnight, lawsuit claims

The management team of the much-loved supermarket president, whose recent firing has inspired a massive uprising of employees demanding his return, violated the law by locking in workers overnight and requiring them to take unpaid breaks, according to two former employees who are suing the company.

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Related Topix: Leominster, MA

Community Advocate Newspaper

Pro-Tech Pest Control: Professional service to treat all kinds of pest problems

"We're in the pest control business, and we solve and prevent pest problems for businesses and homeowners.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Evangelidis trip clouds tough issue

Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis is a decent guy, and even an honorable man.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Injured bear wandering North Adams in search of food

He's been nicknamed "Bo," he walks with a limp, and he wanders the city alone, searching for his next meal.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Berkshire County, MA, Marion, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Carter-Stevens is Mass. Dairy Farm of the Year

For the Stevens clan, dairy farming always has been and always will be a family affair.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Drink, Milk, Amherst, MA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Two Worcester lawyers in line for judgeships

Two Central Massachusetts lawyers have been nominated by Gov. Deval L. Patrick for judgeships on the Probate and Family Court.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Lancaster, MA, Clinton, MA, Assumption College, Hampden County, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester Redevelopment Authority seeks better relationship with City Council

With the Worcester Redevelopment Authority preparing to map a new urban renewal plan for the downtown area, the board's chairman says he wants to tear down barriers that have long existed between his agency, City Hall and the public.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Evangelidis, other sheriffs back from border visit

From left, Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson and Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis get a close look at the border crisis along the Rio Grande.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Bristol County, MA, US News, Illegal Immigration

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WWLP

Mosquito borne illnesses threaten western Mass.

Some people infected with EEE do not show any symptoms, but if the virus infects your central nervous system, that could be deadly.

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Related Topix: Plymouth County, MA, West Nile Virus, Health, Hampshire County, MA, Hampden County, MA, Northampton, MA

The Recorder

Editorial: Right direction on North Quabbin

We know that some people driving from the eastern part of the state to the North Quabbin region probably look around appreciatively and think, to paraphrase Dorothy of Oz in her famous quote: "we're not in Boston anymore."

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Related Topix: Franklin County, MA, Opinion

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