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  1. Table Hoppin': Worcester Restaurant Week offers bargain of plenty Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester Restaurant Week returns for its annual winter edition, Feb. 27 through March 11. It's a great time to revisit your favorite restaurant or try one of the city's new eateries. Local chefs have created menus that offer food lovers the ultimate dining experiences at a discounted price.

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  2. Brookfield trooper recorded stops, failed to turn over evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    For two years, state Trooper Nicholas J. Holden of the Brookfield barracks did something many social justice activists and police watchdogs have fought for: video and audio recorded his encounters with people he stopped. However, he made the recordings without official state police approval, failed to turn most of them over to prosecutors during court proceedings, and is now facing serious discipline, according to interviews and documents obtained by the Telegram & Gazette.

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  3. Shrewsbury schools may consider student fees to plug budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Since at least the late 1990s, more and more school districts have relied on tapping students and their parents through user fees to help supplement budgets. Shrewsbury began charging a $190 fee for students to ride the bus after voters rejected a $1.2 million Proposition 2½ override in 2004 to make up a shortfall in the fiscal 2005 school budget.

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  4. Lt. Gov. Polito to speak at MCPHS University graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will be the commencement speaker at MCPHS University's graduation this spring, the school announced Friday. The pharmacy and health sciences college, which has campuses in Boston, Worcester and Manchester, New Hampshire, will hold the ceremony at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro on May 6. “Along with Governor Baker, Lt.

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  5. Board may consider fees to plug budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Since at least the late 1990s, more and more school districts have relied on tapping students and their parents through user fees to help supplement budgets. Shrewsbury began charging a $190 fee for students to ride the bus after voters rejected a $1.2 million Proposition 2½ override in 2004 to make up a shortfall in the fiscal 2005 school budget.

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  6. Court reverses dismissal of child pornography charge against Shrewsbury manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – The state Appeals Court Friday reversed a Superior Court judge's order to dismiss a child pornography charge against a Shrewsbury man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The indictment against 54-year-old Evan Ingersoll on the charge of posing or exhibiting a child was reinstated by the court, reversing a decision by Superior Court Judge Janet Kenton-Walker. Mr. Ingersoll, formerly of Pittsburg, also faces four other counts, including two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child, possession of child pornography and photographing or videotaping an unsuspecting nude person.

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  7. Westboro police: Worker stole $70K from Julio's LiquorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Shrewsbury man is scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon for allegedly stealing more than $70,000 from Julio's Liquors, where he was an employee. Roy E. Menendez, 55, of 8 Atwood Lane, Shrewsbury faces a charge of larceny over $250 by a single scheme.

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  8. Shrewsbury's next town manager to be paid moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Board of Selectmen unanimously agreed on the salary to be included in the advertisement for a town manager, after meeting with consultant Bernard Lynch this week. Mr. Morgado is retiring July 7, after nearly 20 years on the job.

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  9. Weekend Game Plan: Culture, tinkering and talent take center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Whether you're a family looking to make the short winter days a tad more exciting, or an individual simply looking to take a break from shoveling, cultural events this weekend will give you a great reason to get out of the house. The event, which is designed to feature the center's exhibit "Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints," will feature a lecture, “Slavery in America” by College of the Holy Cross professor and historian Thomas Doughton, and another talk entitled, “Brazilian Artists of African Descent,” by Jean Borgatti, a Shrewsbury native who is also a professor of art history at The University of Benin in Nigeria.

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  10. Region's snowplow army marches on its stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER  - As a cloud of white enveloped Worcester on Thursday, the Boulevard Diner at 155 Shrewsbury St. stood like a welcoming beacon. At the height of the storm around 1 p.m. Thursday the place was packed.

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  11. Total Wine set to open in Shrewsbury despite alleged price violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SHREWSBURY – Suspensions for alleged violations of state alcohol pricing regulations at two stores will not affect the opening of a Total Wine & More store on Route 9 later this month. The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission issued multiday liquor license suspensions to the Total Wine & More stores in Natick and Everett last month after the company allegedly sold alcohol below wholesale prices.

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  12. Syrian Christians in Worcester frustrated in effort to aid relatives in war zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Rev. Milad Selim, who ministers to some 600 Christian families of Syrian and Lebanese descent as dean of St. George Orthodox Cathedral, said he is asked regularly by the news media to comment on the Syrian refugee situation.

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  13. Worcester-Shrewsbury bridge to show Pats' colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SHREWSBURY – Local New England Patriots' fans should get an extra shot of adrenaline when they see the Burns Bridge lit up in red, white and blue this weekend. The award-winning bridge that spans Route 9 between Shrewsbury and Worcester will be in the team's colors from dusk until dawn Saturday and Sunday.

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  14. St. John's High School picks new principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SHREWSBURY – St. John's High School announced Thursday it has appointed Margaret Rourke Granados its new principal, making her the first woman to permanently hold that post. Ms. Granados, the dean of studies for pre-kindergarten through Grade 12, assistant head of school, and head of lower and middle schools at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, New Jersey, will begin her new job on July 1, according to St. John's.

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  15. Shrewsbury police pact provides raises totaling 6 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SHREWSBURY – Selectmen have ratified a contract with the patrol officers' union that includes pay increases totaling 6 percent over three years. The successor contract with the New England Police Benevolent Association Local 191 is effective July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2019.

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  16. Happy Patriots fans make a run for Super Bowl attireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Monica Ly has never been to a New England Patriots game but her boyfriend, Miles Goodwin, is going to take her to one soon - in Houston. Ms. Ly smiled as she watched Mr. Goodwin browsing through the freshly unpacked merchandise at Dick's Sporting Goods on Lincoln Street late Sunday night, not long after the Patriots clinched the AFC Championship.

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  17. Central Mass. Jewish Film Festival marks 10th year Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The festival hasn't been advertising a significant anniversary that falls this year, but "it is the 10th," said Greenberg, the festival's organizer from the beginning 10 years ago and the cultural arts director of the Worcester Jewish Community Center. "A.K.A. Nadia," a drama from Israel about a Palestinian woman once involved with a PLO activist who takes on a new identity as a Jewish woman, opens the festival with a screening at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in St. John's High School, 378 Main St., Shrewsbury.

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  18. Drunken driver gets jail time for I-290 ramp crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – A Central District Court jury on Thursday found Charles F. Bohigian guilty of driving drunk when his car mowed down a Lunenburg mother who was standing outside her vehicle, which had crashed into a guardrail off Interstate 290 in Shrewsbury in 2014. After 2½ days of testimony, it took the six-person jury less than two hours to decide that Mr. Bohigian was responsible for the serious injuries that Katrina N. McCarty suffered in the early-morning crash on March 23, 2014.

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  19. Spectra Energy insists natural gas pipeline is neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After pushback from the Grafton Board of Selectmen on a proposed pipeline project, Spectra Energy Corp. this week said New England needs more pipeline capacity to meet increasing demand for natural gas. On Tuesday, Grafton electmen rescinded the surveying and drilling permission they had granted nine months earlier for the West Boylston Lateral, a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run 27 miles through West Boylston, Boylston, Shrewsbury, Sutton, Millbury, Grafton, Upton, Milford and Medway.

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  20. Grafton selectmen rescind approval for gas pipeline drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Board of Selectmen Tuesday rescinded the surveying and drilling permission they granted nine months earlier for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The “West Boylston Lateral” proposal calls for a 27-mile, 16-inch, high-pressure pipeline buried at least 3 feet deep through West Boylston, Boylston, Shrewsbury, Sutton, Millbury, Grafton, Upton, Milford and Medway.

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