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  1. Parking surcharge approved for out-of-staters at Wallum Lake in DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The state Senate adopted a budget amendment Tuesday that would increase the parking fees charged to out-of-state visitors at Wallum Lake Recreation Area in Douglas State Forest and allow an additional surcharge to compensate Douglas for public safety resources. State Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Webster, delivered his maiden speech on the Senate floor in support of Amendment 267, "Douglas Payments in Lieu of Taxes Remediation."

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  2. Man accused of Manchaug Pond crime spreeRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Webster man is accused of conducting a monthslong crime spree, allegedly breaking into some 60 properties, mostly camps around Manchaug Pond, in March and April. Thomas G. Brunell, 38, of 16 Freeman Ave., Webster, was arraigned in Uxbridge District Court Tuesday for breaking and entering in the daytime for a felony, larceny and vandalism involving numerous unoccupied summer homes in Douglas and Sutton.

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  3. OBITUARY: Sister Jeannette Noiseux, Holyoke nativeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Iobserve

    ... and food manager, especially at the former St. Anne Academy, Marlborough, except for a few years when she served in Webster, Mass., and Holyoke. In later years, she also spent 10 years as an aide in St. Anne Convent Infirmary, Marlborough. She ...

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  4. Webster police trying to identify brawl participantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Experience preferred. Good pay, dependable person. Full/Part time. Call: Tony's Sutton Pizza. 508-631-4107 TOWN OF WEBSTER The Town of Webster is seeking applicants for the position of full time Senior Clerk in the Office of the Town Collector. The ...

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  5. Peterson recognizes 2014 Dealer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    Peterson Pacific , a Eugene, Oregon-based manufacturer of horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, blower truck and screens, has announced Barry Equipment Co. of Webster, Massachusetts, as its 2014 Dealer of the Year.

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  6. Southbridge home heavily damaged by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Firefighters were called at 7:50 a.m., said Firefighter John Mathieu. Crews from Dudley, Sturbridge, Oxford, Webster and the Muddy Brook section of Woodstock, Connecticut, assisted. The building sustained fire damage on the third floor and water ...

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  7. MAPFRE Insurance drops Commerce nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Item Extra

    WEBSTER – MAPFRE Commerce Insurance, an auto and home insurance company based in Webster, has dropped the Commerce name and has rebranded to MAPFRE Insurance. "Since that time, the MAPFRE name has slowly been introduced and has gained a presence with employees, agents and customers in the 19 states the company serves.

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  8. Grafton churches to hold benefit auctionRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    St. Philip and St. Mary churches in Grafton will hold a first-time special event, "Make a Bid on Faith Auction," Saturday, June 20, at 5 p.m. at the Brigham Hill Community Barn, 37 Wheeler Road, North Grafton. The auctions will be conducted by Paul Joseph of Gray Ghost Auctioneering in Webster.

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  9. Ledyard man pleads not guilty to stabbing on Mashantucket Pequot reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | TheDay.Com

    ... bleeding. She told police that she did not see a knife during the fight. Last month, Harris was extradited from Webster, Mass., after he fled following the stabbing. He is being held on a $175,000 bond.

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  10. Webster voters OK sex offender restrictions, big money itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WEBSTER – An article to broaden restrictions on where registered sex offenders can go, brought about by an offender living near a bus stop last year, and big money items were approved during Monday's town meeting at the high school. Meanwhile, Town Moderator Thomas Ralph ruled six citizens' petitions out of order because he said they did not contain the petitioners' addresses, as called for by state law.

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  11. Worcester recovery high school opponents have their say at meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... night. It will be administered by the Central Massachusetts Special Education Collaborative between Worcester and Webster public schools, but will serve students from across Central Mass. Mary A. Baker, executive director of the collaborative, said ...

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  12. Investigation moves forward in I-395 crash caused by wheelbarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    State police said Monday morning they are no longer looking for the drivers of two vehicles that were at the scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 395 south Saturday afternoon. The crash killed 32-year-old Steven Richards Jr. of Webster, who tried to avoid striking a wheelbarrow in the road, police said.

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  13. Wheelbarrow in road causes fatal crash on I-395 in OxfordRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    State police have identified the 32-year-old man killed on Interstate 395 south Saturday afternoon as Steven Richards Jr. of Webster. Police said Mr. Richards lost control of his vehicle about 1:15 p.m. trying to avoid a wheelbarrow in the road.

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  14. Andy Grammer with American Authors LIVE at Indian Ranch - Win your way inRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | WXLO-FM Worcester

    Andy Grammer and special guests American Authors are coming to Indian Ranch in Webster on August 8th & 104.5 XLO has YOUR tickets! Keep it locked onto Mary Knight & Rick Bracket ALL this week for your cue-to-call.

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  15. Andy Grammer & American Authors Set for Indian Ranch, 8/8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Indian Ranch in Webster, MA announced that singer-songwriter Andy Grammer and alt-rock group American Authors will co-headline on Saturday, August 8 at 2:00 P.M. at Indian Ranch lakeside concert venue. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, May 15 at 10:00 A.M. at www.IndianRanch.com , calling 1-800-514-ETIX and at the Indian Ranch Box Office.

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  16. Harrington Hospital to conduct emergency exercise in SouthbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Role players and actors will be taken from Southbridge Rehabilitation & Health Care Center on Chapin Street to Harrington Hospital by Fire Department ambulances.  The exercise will be controlled and have minimal impact on hospital operations and traffic, a hospital spokesman said. The Tri-EPIC communities of Southbridge, Charlton, Dudley, Sturbridge, Oxford, and Webster will participate, if available.

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  17. Driver of red pickup sought for questioning in fatal I-395 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Item Extra

    State police are looking for the drivers of two vehicles that were at the scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 395 south Saturday afternoon. The crash killed 32-year-old Steven Richards Jr. of Webster, who tried to avoid striking a wheelbarrow in the road, police said.

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  18. Victim identified in crash linked to wheelbarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Boston.com

    State Police identified the victim of a fatal rollover crash on Interstate 395 in Oxford on Saturday as a 32-year-old Webster man. They believe the accident occurred when Steven Richards attempted to avoid a wheelbarrow that was in the left travel lane.

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  19. Good Deeds: Janet Masler Trust awards $204,000 to local groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The following are 2015 grant recipients: Bartlett High School Music Department, Webster; The Black Tavern Historical Society, Dudley; The Boys & Girls Club of Webster-Dudley; The Chester C. Corbin Library, Webster; The Church of the Reconciliation, Webster; Daughters of the American Revolution, Dudley chapter; Dudley-Charlton Regional School District “Art Through the Ages”; Dudley Elementary School; Dudley Quinebaug Rail Trail; First Congregational Church of Dudley; Harrington HealthCare at Webster; Massachusetts Audubon Society; Oxford Bandstand Committee; Oxford Businessmen's Association; Oxford Community Center; Oxford Firefighters Association; Oxford Free Public Library; Oxford High School Art Department; Oxford Middle School; Park Ave PTO, Webster; Southern Worcester County Educational Collaborative; St. Anne Elementary School, Webster; St. Joseph School, Webster; St.

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  20. Good Deeds: Harrington HealthCare 5K run raises $11,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    More than 250 people came out to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month for Harrington HealthCare System's Take a Mental Health Day 5K run, and the event raised $11,000. The event was a fundraiser for an inpatient psychiatric unit to be constructed at Harrington HealthCare at Webster.

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