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  1. Skaters warned: Watch out for thin ice on ponds, lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    "Always remember, 'When in doubt, don't go out' on the ice," said Kurt Schwartz, director of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency. "Ice can be deceiving because it freezes and thaws at different rates and ice thickness can vary depending on currents, springs, depth, and debris in the water," Mr. Schwartz said.

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  2. Catholic Charities grant gives boost to older workersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – When Donna M. Nardella lost her job in the billing department of a home health organization several years ago, she tried to find a new post. She's still looking, but meanwhile she's working for Catholic Charities Worcester County under a program that uses grant money, most of it from the U.S. Department of Labor, to put older workers back to work.

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  3. Then & Now: Do you know where this is?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    This forbidding fellow doesn't seem capable of preventing what the neighbors were complaining about in this 1940 photo - snow dumping. Like any city, Worcester had its problems finding places to put snow removed from city streets.

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  4. Worcester settles lawsuit with reinstated officer Rawlston for $375kRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – A jury will not decide whether the multiple firings of police Officer David F. Rawlston sprung from good-faith efforts to keep an unfit cop off the streets or the misguided vendetta of a vindictive police chief. “I am pleased that we could bring this long-standing matter to conclusion,” City Manager Edward M. Augustus wrote in a statement confirming that the twice-reinstated officer has settled his nearly six-year legal battle with the city for $375,000.

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  5. Worcester schools to begin leasing busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER For the first time, the school district is planning to lease buses, with little money available to replenish its own fleet. The trial will also give school officials an important first look at what an in-house school transportation system could look like, as the administration begins to explore the possibility of running all in-district student busing on its own starting in 2020.

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

    Friday | 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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  7. Worcester literacy campaign dubs February 'Love a Book Month'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The “Worcester: the City that Reads” childhood literacy campaign has announced it is sponsoring its annual “Love a Book Month” initiative this February. As part of the campaign, organizers have donated books for kids to bring home and schools and local organizations working with children have scheduled reading events and activities throughout the month.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  9. Worcester schools to begin leasing buses to replenish aging fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – For the first time, the school district is planning to lease buses, with little money available to replenish its own fleet. The trial will also give school officials an important first look at what an in-house school transportation system could look like, as the administration begins to explore the possibility of running all in-district student busing on its own starting in 2020.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  11. Court reverses dismissal of child pornography charge against Shrewsbury manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 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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  12. Man arrested in stabbing at Worcester gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - A suspect was arrested Thursday after an investigation into a Jan. 23 stabbing at a gas station on Madison Street. Luis Rosas, 35, of 10 Bellvue St. was arrested by police at his home and charged aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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  13. Drill teams sharpen skills in Worcester's beetle battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    High above a frozen blanket of snow, employees of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Conservation and Recreation ran aerial rescue drills in the treetops of Elm Park Thursday afternoon. The group of tree climbers works in Worcester trees infected with the Asian longhorned beetle, though trees in Elm Park were scaled Thursday strictly for practice.

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  14. Worcester actor Steve Gagliastro's career takes a 'Detour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Gagliastro, who grew up on Grafton Hill, has enjoyed a theater career that has taken him to stages far and near. He was most recently seen as Mr. Fezziwig in The Hanover Theatre's December production of "A Christmas Carol."

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  15. Nicaraguan trip gets a 'Si'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The regional school committee last week approved the trip, which Superintendent of Schools Nadine Ekstrom said was embraced by the program. “This is a service learning trip, and the students will also be working with school-age children to assist in sustainability within their community,” Ekstrom said.

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  16. T&G Hometeam Tournament: James Trottier helps Holy Name on court and in classroom Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    For Holy Name High senior co-captain James Trottier, striving to be No. 1 has a double meaning.

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  17. Administration to take on chronic absenteeism in Worcester schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER The school administration at a meeting of the School Committee Thursday night announced plans to assemble a district-wide task force to tackle the system's chronic absenteeism problem. Last year, 14.8 percent of students at all city schools missed 10 percent or more of the state-mandated 180 school days, which the department of education defines as chronically absent.

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  18. Worcester school officials planning new advanced academy at Burncoat Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – School Committee members this week approved the district administration's plans to start a new advanced academy at Burncoat Middle School this fall. The committee's three-member Teaching, Learning and Student Supports Standing Committee on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the proposal to launch a program for 50 seventh-graders at the school in September.

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  19. Worcester man gets 7-10 years in prison for ramming police cruisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Worcester man has been sentenced to 7 to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to ramming two police cruisers with a stolen car in June. Cristien Connors, 20, of 55 Hastings Ave. also pleaded guilty to house breaks in Douglas and Grafton, and to the theft of three cars.

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  20. Administration to take on chronic absenteeism in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – The school administration at a meeting of the School Committee Thursday night announced plans to assemble a district-wide task force to tackle the system's chronic absenteeism problem. Last year, 14.8 percent of students at all city schools missed 10 percent or more of the state-mandated 180 school days, which the department of education defines as chronically absent.

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