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  1. Sex ed advocates back proposed curriculum critiqued by Worcester school committeeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Troubled by the prospect it would not be approved, sex education advocates in the region voiced their support for the middle sexual health curriculum that ran into opposition from a school standing committee earlier this week. The Making Proud Choices program, which would be taught in sixth through eighth grade as a supplement to the district's existing health curriculum, is currently under review by the school department, which plans to come back with a recommendation to the Standing Committee on Teaching, Learning and Student Supports in the coming weeks.


  2. Veggies sprung from Worcester County jail farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A white-bearded inmate emerged from a row of green beans at the Worcester County Jail and House of Correction farm, and smiled at a compliment on all the vegetables picked that day: tomatoes, squash, green peppers and cabbages by the bushel. “You know who you have to thank for all is the good Lord,” said the inmate, who gave his name as Rich.


  3. Sturbridge selectmen name Theodore Kozak interim town administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In a 4-1 vote on Monday, the selectmen chose Mr. Kozak over two other finalists. Selectman Priscilla Gimas was the sole vote against Mr. Kozak's appointment.


  4. Interstate 190 on-ramp from Route 12 on Worcester-West Boylston line closed for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – The state Department of Transportation has announced that the Interstate-190 southbound Exit 4 on-ramp near O'Connor's Restaurant closed at 7 p.m. Friday and will remain closed for approximately four weeks. This closure is necessary to allow for routine construction operations on the bridge that carries I-190 southbound over Malden Street, according to MassDOT.


  5. 5 Worcester takeaways from the Mass. primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    According to unofficial election results, 14,306 of the city's 109,435 registered voters cast ballots in the primary.  While that isn't exactly anything to write home about - heck, it means that 95,129 registered voters stayed home - it was better than many people had expected. With only one competitive local primary race on the Democrat ballot and just two on the Republican ballot there were some fears the turnout might once again end up in the single-digit range, as was the case two years ago when the turnout for that state primary was a record low of just 5.4 percent.


  6. Sens. Warren and Markey extol unions at Labor Day breakfast in West BoylstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    With less than 24 hours before the state primary, labor leaders and politicians gathered for the annual Central Massachusetts AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast. That group's president, Joseph P. Carlson, said voters need to get out and ensure that people like Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are re-elected.


  7. Meet the Chef: Mark White, The Mill 185, West Boylston Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Mark White, originally from Endicott, New York, near Binghamton, is chef and co-owner of The Mill 185 in West Boylston. He and his business partner, Elton Topi, worked together for eight years at the former Vinny Testa's in Shrewsbury, where White was head chef and Topi front house manager.


  8. Lost wedding ring reveals gleam of generosity for widowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    At the end of a long, dirty day, 85-year-old Francis Trainor didn't have his late wife's wedding ring back, a disappointment to be sure. The ring was believed to have slipped into a catch basin in the parking lot of a grocery store Sunday.


  9. With Leon Gaumand leaving for Weston job, Sturbridge will form search ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    STURBRIDGE – Town Administrator Leon A. Gaumond Jr. announced he has accepted a job as Weston town manager and will resign from his Sturbridge position, effective Sept. 13. The town charter specifies the search committee should consist of one selectman, one town department manager and three registered voters who do not work for the town.


  10. John Conceison: Woo Challenge is back and better than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Telegram & Gazette's Woo Challenge takes center stage in downtown Worcester on Saturday, and this year's tweaks can produce the event's best effort yet. T&G events/marketing director Suzanne DeGeorge and other race officials have entertained critiques from competitors since the inaugural two years ago.


  11. Table Hoppin': New cafe blooms at Tower Hill in Boylston Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston is a horticultural gem that offers something to look forward to each season, including the recently opened Farmer and the Fork Café. Farmer and the Fork is managed and operated by John and Susan Lawrence, who need no introduction to local foodies.


  12. Worcester aims to shame illegal dumpersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Having spent several years combing through surveillance footage and cutting open garbage bags in search of culprits at various dumping “hot spots,” city officials will soon publish names of confirmed offenders through a so-called shaming campaign. In a recent interview, City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. said people who think they can illegally dump items with impunity “in our collective city” will be subject to big fines and possible embarrassment from the campaign.


  13. Asian longhorned beetle program moves wood disposal site to BoylstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Asian longhorned beetle eradication program's wood disposal yard has been moved from Worcester to 0 Dr. Paul Ware Drive in Boylston as of Monday. State and federal regulations for Asian longhorned beetles remain in place, with the rules enforced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the state Environmental Police.


  14. Chisholm deaths affect community they were part ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The town is still reeling from the discovery of Robert C. Chisholm, 78, and Dolores C. Chisholm, 79, of West Boylston, found dead from gunshot wounds to the head Monday afternoon. On Wednesday, Police Chief Dennis Minnich said he understood some people thinking the information should not be publicized, should not be on the news or in the papers, but that, sometimes, "people should have answers from a different view.


  15. West Boylston couple killed by gunshots identified as Robert and Dolores ChisholmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    By all accounts, Robert C. Chisholm was a happy man, active in town government, well known and an advocate for senior citizens. He performed for several years with Worcester's Men of Song and friends said he was a presence with a great voice.


  16. Husband and wife shot dead in West BoylstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A husband and wife, both in their 70s, died after being shot behind an industrial park Monday afternoon, authorities said. According to Sgt.


  17. Idea pitched to save Notre Dame shell in the manner of West Boylston's Old Stone ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Advocates desperately fighting to save the former Notre Dame des Canadiens Church from demolition have broached an idea they feel could turn the historic structure into a centerpiece for the city, at a cost they claim would be far less than preserving and redeveloping the entire building. They have suggested that only the outer shell of the building be preserved, much like what was done with the Old Stone Church at Wachusett Reservoir in West Boylston.


  18. Retiring West Boylston teacher, volunteers honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Superintendent of Schools Dr. Elizabeth Schaper presented the schools' annual Volunteer of the Year awards to three participants in the Front and Center program. Front and Center recruits senior citizens from the community to be part of the school, most often serving as greeters at the start of the school day.


  19. Mewhiney Central Mass. All-Star football: Maynard's Cole Puntoni lines up in a season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Puntoni, who just graduated from Maynard High, suffered season-ending injuries in all four of his years with Tigers, missing playoff games, Thanksgiving games and state title runs. After a promising start to his senior season, Puntoni suffered a broken fibula in his team's fourth game of the year.


  20. Quinsigamond Community College to launch police academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Quinsigamond Community College is launching its own police academy this fall that promises a built-in sponsorship for applicants. The new entry-level training program, which will allow graduates to become a part-time reserve or intermittent police officer, initially will enroll up to 50 students.


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