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  1. Jury hears Spencer murder suspect change story in police interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... 1, 2012, police interview with Mr. West was played for the jury Thursday in Mr. West's murder trial. The 24-year-old Spencer man is charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 10, 2012, asphyxiation death of Ms. Haden, who was the twin sister of ...

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  2. Victim was repulsed by Spencer murder suspect, sister testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Caitlin Haden, the ex-wife of murder suspect Steven D. West, told a jury Tuesday that her twin sister, the woman Mr. West stands accused of killing, was put off by Mr. West's excessive weight and lack of personal hygiene and did not find him physically attractive. Mr. West, 24, is on trial on a first-degree murder charge in the Oct. 10, 2012, asphyxiation death of 20-year-old Alyssa A. Haden in the apartment at 14 Pleasant St. in Spencer that the victim shared with her twin sister, Mr. West and the couple's infant son.

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  3. Selectmen recommend appointing Ryel to Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Item Extra

    Ryel, who lives in Spencer and worked as a part-time officer for the Barre Police Department, was highly recommended by Chief of Police Anthony Sahagian and Patrol Sergeant Bob Thomas, Selectmen Chairman James Wood said. "He seems like a nice guy and very capable," Wood said.

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  4. Oxford woman to be charged in Spencer crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SPENCER – Police say a North Oxford woman who was seriously injured after her car crashed into a tree Wednesday night will be summoned to court on several charges, including driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs. Charlotte Graham, 27, of 21 Ashworth Drive, Oxford, is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs ; driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs causing serious injury, driving after revocation of license, driving recklessly as to endanger, as well as three civil infractions.

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  5. Trial beginning for Spencer man accused of suffocating wife's twin sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jury selection got underway Thursday in Worcester Superior Court for the trial of a Spencer man charged with murdering his wife's twin sister. The prosecution alleges that Steven D. West, 24, who was said to have weighed more than 400 pounds at the time, suffocated 20-year-old Alyssa A. Haden during the commission of an aggravated rape on Oct. 10, 2012.

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  6. Carl Setterlund: Much improved David Prouty boys' basketball team on the upswingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... which is one of the few opportunities for smaller, rural schools such as David Prouty - whose students hail from Spencer and East Brookfield - to play on a college court in front of a big crowd. The Panthers have been up near the top of the SWCL ...

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  7. Area legislators to hold office hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    State Rep. Peter J. Durant, R-Spencer, will be available to speak with constituents Jan. 25 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25 in Charlton Town Hall, 37 Main St., Charlton, and from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Spencer Town Hall, 157 Main St., Spencer. For more information, call 722-2060 or email Ann.Gaudreau @MAhouse.gov.

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  8. Richard H. Carpenter, 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... in Silver Spring, MD in 2012. They are survived by three children, Margaret Carpenter of Arlington, VA, Patricia Spencer (William) of Leland, NC, and David Carpenter (Courtney) of Seattle, WA, five grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Dick ...

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  9. Picturing Morris Brown's past, present, and futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... state of the historically black college. On the tower's large hanging bell - donated by the Congregational Church of Spencer, Mass., in 1888 - he read the 127-year-old inscription stating the commitment to the ideal of educational access "without ...

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  10. FLEXcon Shares Insights on Developments and Safety Guidelines in NanotechnologyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Information Technology

    ... and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in Spencer, Mass., the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, ...

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  11. Spencer-East Brookfield school budget debate delayedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Item Extra

    Spencer-East Brookfield School Superintendent Tracy Crowe was ill Jan. 11, which forced postponement of a planned fiscal 2017 school budget discussion set for that night in Spencer. That was the explanation offered by East Brookfield selectmen, who were eager to find out if Spencer selectmen and school officials were ready to implement significant changes that they believe with improve the budget process.

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  12. Grant funds sought for street work in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The town will seek $800,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funding to complete work planned using last year's grant and to plan work to be funded if the next grant application is successful. Elizabeth Rairigh of Pioneer Valley Planning Commission told selectmen Monday that work on Chestnut Street, including improvements to sidewalks, drainage and sewer lines between Maple and Early streets are in this year's grant proposal.

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  13. Spencer-East Brookfield panel OKs David Prouty study committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A new school building committee will pick up where a similar committee left off more than two years ago, hoping to move forward a project to renovate or rebuild David Prouty High School. The committee will have 17 members, including the school superintendent, the comptroller, School Committee representatives, selectmen or the town manager from Spencer and East Brookfield, teachers, citizens with building expertise, parents and members at large.

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  14. FLEXcon's Jodi Sawyer Named to Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Information Technology

    ... and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in Spencer, Mass., the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, ...

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  15. East Brookfield school advisory group ready to dig inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Item Extra

    ... told the committee members. For several years, East Brookfield has talked about divorcing itself from the two-town Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, but that is a unique, seldom-attempted, costly proposition for any community in the ...

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  16. States wants snowmobile trail in Spencer rerouted around capped landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A snowmobile trail that for years has gone over the town's capped landfill will now circumnavigate the area after the state told the town to keep recreation vehicles off the sensitive area. Steven J. Tyler, town director of utilities and facilities, said the landfill cap was damaged and recently repaired, and now the state Department of Environmental Protection has told the town to keep all recreational vehicles off the site.

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  17. Charlton hires help to collect unpaid police detail paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... calling the other police agencies to settle the bills. They include Dudley, East Brookfield, Millbury, Southbridge, Spencer and Webster. The chief proposed, and selectmen adopted, a new policy and detailed procedures for handing police detail ...

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  18. Sunday Sitdown: Wedding DJ Greg Bedard lives childhood dream Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... he went full time with Greg Bedard Entertainment & Lighting and now concentrates on weddings. Mr. Bedard grew up in Spencer and East Brookfield, and graduated from St. Peter-Marian High School in Worcester and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where ...

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  19. Courthouse RecordsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Daniel Grajales, 26, of 350 Main St., Spencer, charged with interfering with a police officer, sentenced to 30 days in the House of Correction. Jana Rivelli, 28, of Boston, charged with driving with a suspended license and leaving an accident scene after property damage, continued to Jan. 12. Joseph G. Wilson, 28, of 135 Maple St., West Boylston, charged with driving with a suspended license, dismissed, $100 costs; driving with a suspended registration, dismissed, $50 costs; failing to stop at a stop sign, found not responsible; and driving an uninsured vehicle, dismissed.

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  20. 3-alarm barn fire in Spencer labeled suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Boston.com

    A three-alarm fire that destroyed a barn and damaged a two-family home in the central Massachusetts town of Spencer is being investigated as suspicious, fire officials said. Investigators remained on the scene late into Tuesday night looking for clue to its origin, State Fire Marshal Steve Coan said in a brief telephone interview.

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