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  1. John W. Anderson Jr., 87, of WestboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... wife during his retirement. John is survived by two daughters, Valerie L. Anderson and her husband Owen Weagle of Spencer and Karen A. Shaffert and her husband Rod of Westborough; one son, John D. Anderson of Marlborough; one brother, Edward ...

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  2. Politics | Central MA Senators to Host Commonwealth Conversations Tour 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... Massachusetts Senators Senators Harriette L. Chandler (D- Worcester), Ryan C. Fattman (R- Webster), Anne M. Gobi (D- Spencer), and Michael O. Moore (D- Millbury) announced they are hitting the road to host the Commonwealth Conversations Tour. "This ...

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  3. Harold W. Ramsey, Army Air Corp veteran of WWII, of East Brookfield, at 98Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Boston Herald

    ... te Louise M. (Bercume) for 62 years, Mr. Ramsey was survived by three sons, H. Warren Jr., Robert W. and Scott M. of Spencer; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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  4. Eight arrested in central Mass. prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Boston.com

    ... solicit sex for a fee. But when they arrived, they were arrested, the statement said. Police from Leicester, Barre, Spencer, and Holden, along with the State Police Detective Unit for Worcester County also participated in the sting.

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  5. Spencer man held for alleged assault with scissorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... to kill her and their two children, ages 4 and 2, by means of a firearms, if she called police, according to Spencer Police Officer Todd M. LaPorte's report. The alleged victim said she did not believe that her husband had accessibility to any ...

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  6. 3 displaced by fire on Thompson Pond Road in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Fire Chief Robert Parsons said three people were displaced by the fire, including two residents who use wheelchairs. The chief said one of the residents was taken to St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester with respiratory difficulty, but the chief said he did not consider it to be life-threatening.  The chief said a grease fire on the stove got into cabinets above and into the attic.

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  7. Spencer man jumps from window to escape burning houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SPENCER – The sole occupant of a single-family house at 9 Holmes St. destroyed by fire Thursday morning escaped with his dog by jumping through a first-floor window, Fire Chief Robert Parsons said. Firefighters were dispatched to the house just after 3:30 a.m. and found the house in flames, the chief said.

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  8. Longtime area manufacturing exec takes a new assignmentRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Business Journal

    ... executive Lavon Winkler has taken on a new assignment with a Massachusetts company. FLEXcon Co. Inc., based in Spencer, Mass., announced the hiring of Winkler as president. The company specializes in adhesive coating and laminating, and has a ...

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  9. Retired Charlton chief reflects on changes in policingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... more reading and vacationing.” The chief began his law enforcement career in 1976 as a part-time patrolman in Spencer. He went full time with the Spencer Police Department in 1986, was laid off in 1992, and became a detective/patrolman for ...

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  10. William Morse Hubbell, 83, of NorthboroughRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... who died in 2005. He leaves his daughter, Cynthia Rice and her husband Stuart of New Jersey; their children, Spencer and Nathan; his son, David Hubbell and his wife Jennifer of New Hampshire; and their children, Harrison and Lindsey. He was ...

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  11. Leicester budget up 2.8 percent, with 'no new programs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... librarian, hiring a part-time economic development employee or sharing a recreation administrator position with Spencer. The town traditionally sets aside $50,000 in a reserve fund to cover unforeseen expenses. The account is managed by the finance ...

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  12. Engine Fire Nearly Destroys an Ultrarare 1968 Ford Galaxie XL500 GTRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... Ford enthusiast Paul Maio, the Galaxie will be repaired by the guys at NextGen Performance and Fire Suppression of Spencer, Massachusetts. They remind us to keep a fully charged fire extinguisher in the car at all times. Got a similar tale of woe ...

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  13. Man found guilty of setting fire to his Rhode Island restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Glocester, R.I. Daniel E. Saad, 51, of Spencer, M.A., was convicted on Friday to setting fire to his business and then attempting to collect on a one million dollar insurance policy. Saad owned Snow's Clam Box Restaurant and Pub in Glocester.

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  14. News | RI Restaurant Owner Convicted of Federal Arson & Wire FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Go Local

    The owner of Snow's Clam Box Restaurant and Pub in Gloucester has been convicted of devising and executing a scheme to burn down the restaurant and then attempting to collect on an insurance policy worth nearly one million dollars. A federal court jury convicted Daniel Saad, 51, of Spencer, Massachusetts on one count of arson, one count of use of fire to commit wire fraud, and two counts of wire fraud.

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  15. East Brookfield selectmen draft new lease for elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Selectmen here are poised to present a comprehensive 20-year lease agreement for use of the East Brookfield Elementary School by the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District, but first they want to run it past their counterparts in Spencer. The current lease agreement is about 12 years old and considered by East Brookfield officials to be next to worthless in spelling out key responsibilities of both parties.

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  16. Speed was a factor in fatal crash, say Spencer policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... injured and taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, police said.   "Clearly speed was a factor," Spencer Police Chief David B. Darrin said Monday. However, the crash reconstruction team had yet to release an estimate of how fast ...

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  17. FLEXcon VP named MassMEP board chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Label & Narrow Web

    ... and laminated films and adhesives used in graphics applications and manufactured goods. FLEXcon is headquartered in Spencer, MA, USA, with operations throughout North America and Europe.

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  18. Spencer police stop results in heroin bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A New York man has been charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute after he was stopped by police Monday night on Temple Street. Raul A. Castro, 26, of the Bronx, New York, was driving a 2007 Honda with Massachusetts license plates when he was stopped at about 7:15 p.m. Monday, police wrote in their report.

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  19. Rice-O-RamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | RiderMagazine.com

    ... 1975 Honda CB200T. Yes, he rides it to go surfing. (Photos by the author) In September 2016, the Fairgrounds in Spencer, Massachusetts, hosted Rice-O-Rama, the only vintage and custom Japanese motorcycle show and swap meet in New England. This tenth ...

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  20. Survey shows support for East Brookfield leaving school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Some 72 percent of East Brookfield residents recently surveyed indicate they are investigating other school options for children currently attending schools in the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District. This would continue a trend that began several years ago, resulting in a significant drop in students, especially at David Prouty High School in Spencer.

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