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  1. In Fall River, 24-year-old mayor seeks turnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jasiel Correia is 24 years old, the maker of a smartphone app, a former shoe salesman - and this hard-luck former manufacturing hub's third mayor in 13 months. Two weeks into his term, Correia is tackling the economic malaise that has depressed this waterfront city for decades.

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  2. Worcester, Athol among communities awarded state preschool grants Updated Jan 17, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester and Athol are among more than a dozen Massachusetts communities are sharing $500,000 in grants to develop strategic plans for providing high-quality preschool to more children. The Department of Early Education and Care grants will help communities to conduct needs assessments and design public-private partnership plans to increase access to preschool programs for children ages 3 to 5. The grants target cities and towns that have multiple risk factors to children's educational success, including high rates of poverty and homelessness.

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  3. Glendon Gadwah Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Item Extra

    Glendon E. Gadwah Jr., 58, died Thursday, Dec. 10, surrounded by his family, in Rose Monahan Hospice Home, Worcester, after an illness. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Emily Gadwah; a son, Shane Gadwah of Groton; two daughters, Ramona and Miranda Gadwah, both of Clinton; a brother, James Gadwah of New Hampshire; a sister, Patricia Sienel of Rhode Island; and two granddaughters.

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  4. Michael Moloney, chief executive officer, HMEA, FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    HMEA, formerly known as Horace Mann Educational Associates, supports individuals with developmental disabilities through employment, educational and life skills opportunities. Founded in 1961 and based in Franklin, the organization provides direct services to 4,000 individuals with disabilities and their families in 40 locations in Central Massachusetts.

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  5. Courthouse RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jacob I. Cardoza, 51, of 7 Julien Ave., Worcester, charged with larceny over $250 by a single scheme and breaking into a depository, sentenced to two concurrent terms of 1 year in the House of Correction, with 24 days to be served, balance suspended for 2 years. Martine M. Blanc, 48, of 765 Main St., Worcester, charged with vandalizing property, assault and battery on a police officer, and disorderly conduct, dismissed.

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  6. The WooSoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    With the Pawtucket Red Sox deal for a new waterfront stadium in Providence dead – at least for now –Worcester will likely get a turn at the plate. There's interest on both sides and it's certainly worth taking a few cuts at a proposal.

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  7. Grafton residents, government fight LPG facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Whether one sees the Grafton & Upton Railroad as the little engine that could do whatever it wants or the town of Grafton as the mouse that roared incessantly, one thing is for sure: The controversy about a proposed propane transfer station is not going away quickly or quietly. From the beginning, Grafton & Upton Railroad's intention to build a propane transfer station has been met with strong resistance from town government and residents.

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  8. Worcester gives final OK for hotel planned for Washington SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The developer of a proposed six-story, 120-room Hilton extended stay hotel at Washington Square has cleared the last local regulatory hurdle and is poised to move ahead with the project. The Planning Board Wednesday night unanimously approved the site plans for the $21 million hotel, which will be built at 212 Summer St. in the northeast corner of Washington Square.

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  9. Worcester gives final OK for hotel planned for Washington SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The developer of a proposed six-story, 120-room Hilton extended stay hotel at Washington Square has cleared the last local regulatory hurdle and is poised to move ahead with the project. The Planning Board Wednesday night unanimously approved the site plans for the $21 million hotel, which will be built at 212 Summer St. in the northeast corner of Washington Square.

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  10. The American Dream is at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The American labor movement that began 150 years ago was a triumph for working men and women in what we now call the Gateway Cities of Massachusetts. It was organized labor that took children out of the mills, gave workers a fair wage, created the weekend, overtime and the 40-hour work week.

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  11. Tourism, businesses find uneasy balance at New England portsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    From the cab of his seafood truck, Louis Giannola watches pedestrians wandering with their noses in their phones as shoppers, diners and frustrated motorists crowd Commercial Street on busy summer days. With the decline of New England's groundfishing fleet and other related industries, Maine's largest city and other coastal hubs throughout the region increasingly rely on summer tourists to keep the port busy as they strike a balance between tourism and traditional marine industry.

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  12. Report sheds light on Taser, stun gun uses in Mass. Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police officers in Massachusetts used or threatened to use a Taser or stun gun more than a thousand times last year, a slight increase from 2013. In 2014, police departments reported 1,037 Taser or stun gun contacts -- defined as an individual officer issuing a warning, displaying the weapon or deploying the weapon toward a single subject.

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  13. Ruling threatens sex offender laws in 40 Mass. townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The highest court in Massachusetts upheld a judge's decision Friday to throw out a local law that severely restricts where sex offenders can live in the city of Lynn, a ruling that could have broad implications for about 40 other communities. In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Judicial Court agreed that Lynn had no legal authority to adopt the ordinance in 2011 because it is inconsistent with state laws governing the oversight of sex offenders.

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  14. Mass. court tosses local law restricting where sex offenders liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The highest court in Massachusetts upheld a judge's decision Friday to throw out a local law that severely restricts where sex offenders can live in the city of Lynn, a ruling that could have broad implications for about 40 other communities with similar restrictions. In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Judicial Court agreed that Lynn had no legal authority to adopt the ordinance in 2011 because it is inconsistent with state laws governing the oversight of sex offenders.

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  15. Worcester ZBA gives nod to Washington Square hotel planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Plans for a six-story, 120-room hotel in the Washington Square area have cleared their first local regulatory test. The Zoning Board of Appeals Monday night unanimously approved a special permit for the $14 million project, to be built at 212 Summer St. The special permit was needed because the plans do not comply with the city's minimum 3-foot landscaping buffer requirement along the rear of the property.

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  16. Lizzie Borden's house being restored to original conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The house where Lizzie Borden lived after she was acquitted of the ax murders of her father and stepmother is getting a makeover. The bottom half of the Queen Anne Victorian mansion in Fall River, known as Maplecroft, has been painted emerald green, and the top half buff, to replicate the way it looked when Lizzie and her sister, Emma, bought it in 1893.

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  17. Kennedy prescription bill clears first hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WASHINGTON – A bill proposed by Rep. Joseph Kennedy III to strengthen prescription monitoring programs in the battle against opioid abuse cleared an early legislative hurdle Thursday when a House subcommittee approved it on a voice vote. “The bipartisan support of this bill today is a testament not just to the breadth and depth of the problem but to the commitment in Congress to address it,” the Brookline Democrat said after the vote.

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  18. 'Feel-good' tax holiday legislation seen as hurting state budget Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The state Legislature still appears likely send to Gov. Charlie Baker a bill establishing a sales tax holiday for one weekend in August, but an increasing number of lawmakers are coming to view the annual vote as an example of good politics trumping good policy. Every year since 2004, with one exception in 2009 at the height of the recession, lawmakers on Beacon Hill have approved a two-day holiday for shoppers in the late summer to avoid paying the state's now 6.25 percent sales tax on items like back-to-school supplies, dishwashers or a new computer.

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  19. Providence and Worcester rail yard in line for $450K from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    State grants worth more than $2 million will go to industrial railroad projects in Massachusetts, including a grant of almost $456,000 to Providence and Worcester Railroad Co. in Worcester.

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  20. Competing on meritRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Item Extra

    Richard A. Davey, CEO of Boston 2024, left room for hope last week. A final decision on a rowing venue is not yet settled.

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