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Parks and Recreation

The office is located at 560 High St. , 365-4140, www.clintonrec.com. The website is updated daily and has details and registration forms.

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Related Topix: Clinton, MA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Dispatch

County, Berlin Working To Limit Fire Siren Hours; BFC Proposes No Whistle After 10 P.M

Out of respect to residents and guests, the Berlin Fire Company , with the unanimous support of the Mayor and Council, would like to limit the hours that the fire siren in town would sound to between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. The company is also still evaluating the location of its physical fire whistles downtown and could make a decision within the next ... (more)

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Pool staff vendor for Southbridge was fired over alleged drug use, skimming money

On-the-job marijuana use was one of six reasons the town gave for firing an out-of-state vendor 13 months into a three-year contract to manage the state-owned, town-run pool on Randolph Street, the Telegram & Gazette has learned.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Southbridge, MA, Worcester, MA, Boylston, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester man pleads not guilty to murder, firearm charges in slaying of woman at Auburn Mall

A city man charged in the shooting death of a Worcester woman pleaded not guilty to murder and firearm charges Thursday in Worcester Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Worcester, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Vanilla Box Productions presenting '42nd Street'

When: 7 p.m. Aug. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16. 6 p.m. reception Aug. 8 and 15. Cheryl Duggan hasn't been throwing diva-like tantrums during rehearsals for "42nd Street."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, 42nd Street, Musical Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Worcester, MA, Berlin, MA, Theater, Arts

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Grim reminder

The tornado that struck Revere Monday, damaging more than 100 homes and causing minor injuries to nine people, is yet another reminder that tornados can occur in any state, at almost any time, and strike with little warning.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Charlton, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Revere, MA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MassLive.com

WMass lawyers protest governor's pick of Worcester County man for Hampden County judgeship

Members of the Hampden County Bar Association are protesting a judicial nomination to the local probate court because the nominee is from Worcester County.

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Related Topix: Hampden County, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, Amherst, MA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Former Camp Fire camp resurrecting history in Sutton

Former Camp Fire Girl member Connie Whitehead, left, of Auburn looks through a Camp Fire Girls songbook as Sutton town planner Jennifer Hager listens to stories during a gathering at Marion's Camp in Sutton.

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Related Topix: Sutton, MA, Auburn, MA, Marion, MA, Clark University, Southbridge, MA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester murder suspect faces charges of threatening jury

A Worcester man whose 2010 murder conviction was overturned last year is facing additional charges of threatening, during a courtroom outburst, to kill the jurors who ultimately found him guilty.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

The Dispatch

Berlin Looks To Limit Fire Siren Hours; Mayor, Council Backs Request

Out of respect to residents and guests, the Berlin Fire Company , with the unanimous support of the Mayor and Council, would like to limit the hours that the fire siren in town would sound to between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. The company is also still evaluating the location of its physical fire whistles downtown and could make a decision within the next ... (more)

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Courthouse Records

Pedro Quinones , 32, of the Worcester County Jail and House of Correction, West Boylston, was sentenced to four concurrent terms of 5 to 6 years in Walpole State Prison after pleading guilty to being an accessory after the fact of a crime and three counts of assault and battery on a correctional officer.

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Related Topix: Prison, Boylston, MA, West Boylston, MA, State Prisons

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sudbury writer wins Frank O'Hara Prize

The winner of the Worcester County Poetry Association annual Frank O'Hara Prize is Helen Marie Casey, a poet and essayist who lives in Sudbury, who won for her poem, "The Loneliness of the Heart is Forever."

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Related Topix: Sudbury, MA, Arts, Poetry, Webster, MA, Worcester, MA, Fiskdale, MA

WWLP

Federal emergency aid to VA could help veterans in WMass

The struggling Department of Veterans Affairs could soon be getting the financial help it needs.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Worcester, MA, Northampton, MA, Pittsfield, MA

Boston.com

Here We Go Again: Tornado Warning Issued for parts of Worcester, Hampden Counties

The Massachusetts Emergency management Agency has issued a tornado warning for parts of Worcester and Hampden counties, effective until 5:15 p.m..

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Related Topix: Weather, Hampden County, MA, Brimfield, MA

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

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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