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  1. 4 charged with selling heroin in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Eldredge, 56, Joseph E. Benoit, 53, Vaino J. Makynen, 56, and Faith E. Longvall, 53, all of 6 Maple St., Apt. 1F, in Spencer, were arraigned Friday on charges of possession of a Class A substance, possession of a Class A substance with intent to ...

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  2. 3 injured in apparent road-rage crash in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer police received several 911 calls shortly before 8 p.m. reporting that a serious crash on Route 31 north near Smithville Cross Road. Police found one vehicle, a 1984 Mustang, had gone off the road, up an embankment and slammed into a tree about 30 yards off the road.

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  3. Spencer selectman says town needs to show support for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The killing of police officers in Baton Rouge Sunday morning was deeply troubling to John Stevens, the chairman of the Board of Selectmen, who last week held a moment of silence for police officers slain in Dallas. Mr. Stevens said he spent some time Sunday speaking with Spencer officers working a detail at an event on Wall Street and he realized that though the shootings occurred in other states, officers everywhere were affected.

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  4. Spencer police ready to embrace social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... offers free training, leads, great support and competitive compensation. Locations in Worcester, Westborough, Spencer, Whitinsville, Auburn, Marlborough, Framingham, Franklin and Milford. For a confidential interview Call Julie at 508-234-0560 x152. ...

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  5. Worcester man held on $10,000 bail in Spencer robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Worcester man allegedly confessed that he robbed the Spencer Express Mart on Main Street early Sunday morning, making off with more than $250 that he said he needed to feed his heroin addiction. Police said Joshua A. Jordan, 27, of 25 Queen St., Worcester, was arrested Tuesday night after people using the police department's confidential tip line suggested he might be the man in security photographs taken of the suspect.

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  6. Medical marijuana applicant to ask Sturbridge to reinstate 'non-opposition'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... 20. Selectmen Mary B. Dowling and Craig A. Moran voted against. However, on June 20, state Sen. Anne M. Gobi, D-Spencer, and state Rep. Todd M. Smola, R-Warren, spoke of a worst-case scenario if the “Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana ...

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  7. Spencer police chief unveils plan to combat opioid problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... District Attorney's Opioid Task Force. That program would be hosted by the School Department and sponsored by Spencer police. In addition, there would be presentations by Spencer police to students in high school and junior high. "This is not just ...

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  8. Mass. governor narrows mandate on Lyme disease treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Amendments attached to the state budget by state Rep. David P. Linsky, D-Natick, and state Sen. Anne M. Gobi, D-Spencer, would have required insurers to cover long-term antibiotic therapies when deemed medically necessary by a physician and ...

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  9. Motorcyclist from Spencer injured in crash on Highland St. in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A motorcycle rider was seriously hurt and a woman was taken to the hospital after a crash Monday afternoon on Highland Street. According to police, the motorcycle rider, a 24-year-old Spencer man, suffered a serious leg injury and was taken to a local hospital with injuries that police said were not life-threatening.

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  10. Spencer robber sought by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police are seeking help from the public to identify a man who robbed the Spencer Express Mart on Main Street early Sunday morning. Sgt. Michael Befford said a clerk at the store called 911 about 4:20 a.m. and told a dispatcher that the store had been robbed by a man wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt.

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  11. Pursuit ends in Leicester with flattened tires on fleeing carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Leicester officers were notified by Spencer officers shortly after 10 p.m. that they were pursuing a westbound vehicle on Route 9. Earlier, the driver failed to pull over for an officer attempting a traffic stop, according Leicester Police Sgt. Michael L. Befford.

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  12. Why We Still Miss Psych's Shawn and Gus a Decade LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A decade ago, USA launched Psych and gave birth to television's ultimate bromance with the buddy partnership of Shawn Spencer and Burton "Gus" Guster . The show was a dramedy about Shawn's ruse posing as a fake psychic detective, pulled off thanks to his very real skills of observation, but its heart was all about the friendship between Shawn and Gus.

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  13. Spencer woman charged with impersonating police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Police say a 25-year-old Spencer woman falsely claimed on her resume that she was a Charlton police officer and later made the same inaccurate claim to a reporter during the wake for slain Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. in May. Katelyn D. Giorgio of 97 Chestnut St., Spencer, is scheduled to be arraigned July 15 on a charge of impersonating a police officer. The police report said, “Ms.

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  14. After flip, Sturbridge selectmen to get 'alternative perspective' on medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Park, 690 Main St., on the west side of Route 20. However, at the board's last meeting, state Sen. Anne M. Gobi, D-Spencer, and state Rep. Todd M. Smola, R-Warren, spoke of the worst-case scenario if the “Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana ...

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  15. Monae says film on black women at NASA key part of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Item Extra

    ... us and literally helped change the world." "Hidden Figures" stars Taraji P. Henson as Johnson, Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer as Vaughan and Monae as Jackson. The women were mathematicians and Johnson helped calculate the trajectory for Glenn's orbit ...

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  16. Pretty Little Liars: Two Original Couples Are on the Verge of ReunionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Item Extra

    ... that the chemistry between her and Caleb hadn't died down. She tried to blame their kiss on nostalgia, but even Spencer ( Troian Bellisario ) could see that Hanna and Caleb have something much deeper than a platonic friendship. Hanna even tried to ...

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  17. N. Brookfield bank names two branch managersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    North Brookfield Savings Bank has promoted Tonya Laird of Spencer and hired Cindy Fountain of Palmer, both to the position of senior branch manager/branch administrator. They are responsible for managing the daily operations of their respective branches, scheduling and auditing at all NBSB locations and participating directly in branch employee training.

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  18. Virtual school graduates celebrate nontraditional pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Kayla Huard joined TECCA a year and a half ago out of frustration with her old school, David Prouty High School in Spencer. “I just had to get out of there,” she said, adding that a virtual education has also been more accommodating to ...

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  19. Spencer man charged with raping woman while she was unconscious, and posting photos onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Item Extra

    A judge set $7,500 bail for a Spencer landscaper accused of photographing and raping his now former girlfriend when she was unconscious and then posting the pictures on a website. Kenneth Gingras, 50, of Crestview Apartments in Spencer, was arraigned Wednesday in Western Worcester District Court in East Brookfield on charges of rape, indecent assault and battery on a person more than 14 years old, photographing an unsuspecting person in the nude and three counts of disseminating photographs of an unsuspecting nude person.

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  20. Lawmakers add extended Lyme coverage amendment to budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Legislators who have been fighting unsuccessfully for years to get a law requiring insurance companies to cover extended treatment for Lyme disease are trying a new tactic by attaching an amendment to the proposed fiscal 2017 state budget. State Rep. David P. Linsky, D-Natick, and state Sen. Anne M. Gobi, D-Spencer, attached amendments to the budget that would cover extended treatment.

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