Worcester County Newswire (Page 6)

Worcester County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Worcester County, MA. (Page 6)

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  1. Teachers union calls on school to cancel Donald Trump rally; protests plannedRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Newsalert

    The Baltimore Sun reports: The union that represents most teachers in Maryland called on the Worcester County school system to block Donald Trump's campaign from using a high school gym to hold a rally Wednesday evening. "Donald Trump and his divisive, fear-mongering rhetoric have no place in the halls of Maryland's public schools," Maryland State Education Association president Betty Weller said in a statement.

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  2. Searching for reasons African-American men face increased risk of prostate cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... to Central Massachusetts from the western and central part of that continent. In fact, currently, Worcester County has the highest rate of prostate cancer in black men in the state. They are men who Dr. Sokoloff describes as having “really, ...

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  3. Md. teacher's union opposes Trump rally at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    The head of the state's teachers union is speaking out against a planned appearance by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Wednesday at a Worcester County school. Maryland State Education Association president Betty Weller is seeking a way to block Trump from using Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin for a rally.

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  4. MSEA President Urges School System To Turn Away TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The leader of Maryland's top association for educators is speaking out against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's use of a high school gym in Worcester County. Trump is set to speak at a rally Wednesday evening at Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin.

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  5. Boardwalkin' For Pets, Dinner Planned This Weekend To Benefit Worcester Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Dispatch

    Ocean City is going to the dogs this weekend, April 22-23, and the community is invited to join the Worcester County Humane Society for a weekend of fundraising fun, including the 17th Annual Boardwalkin' for Pets. The public is invited to a dinner and silent auction on Friday, April 22 at Adolfo's on the ocean from 5-9 p.m. Advance tickets are being sold online or at Adolfo's for $15, which includes choice of spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant parmesan, chicken parmesan, side salad, fresh baked rolls, dessert and nonalcoholic beverage.

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  6. Tensions Growing Ahead Of Trump's Visit WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Dispatch

    What had been rumored over the weekend was confirmed yesterday - Republican Donald Trump, front runner for the GOP nomination at this point in the primary season, will be holding a rally at Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Maryland State Education Association, the largest union in Maryland and consisting of teachers, administrators, specialists, student educators and retired education professionals, condemned the Worcester County Board of Education in a statement today.

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  7. EDITORIAL: New Patriots are answering the callRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Rep. Dennis Rosa of Leominster helped secure a $10,000 grant from the Boston Veterans Housing Department. Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis provided labor through his inmate work program, and students and teachers from the Leominster Center ...

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  8. Peter S. Cohan: Nemucore contributes 1.1 % of Massachusetts Biomedical Initiativesa economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... space. By the year 1996, MBI had helped establish 20 new companies and helped expand the Biotech cluster in Worcester County. Since the year 2000, MBI has helped to create over 100 companies and over 550 jobs – the majority of which remain in ...

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  9. State to roll out roundabout plan in PrincetonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Item Extra

    ... in the nation. The website roundabout.kittelson.com lists only 26 roundabouts in Massachusetts and none in Worcester County, although the rotary in Washington Square in Worcester was rebuilt and shrunk several years ago from a rotary into a ...

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  10. Funds Set Up For 5-Year-Old Whose Family 'Recently Suffered Tragic Event'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... shot his wife Kelly Sugarman, 36, early Wednesday morning at their home at 55 Worcester St. in Grafton, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early said. A Grafton policeman spotted the couple's young daughter outside on Route 140 at 6:11 a.m. ...

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  11. 'Women of Worcester' showcases extraordinary talent of area musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... proved that there is certainly an audience for this type of show. A who's who of women in the Worcester County music scene, this show had one great performance after another. While everyone on the bill is a woman and a majority seem to have a taste ...

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  12. Fitchburg officials hopeful for drug courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the Community Corrections Center -- a substance-abuse prevention and education program administered by the Worcester County Sheriff's Office -- as part of the reason he thinks a drug court would succeed in Fitchburg. "We base our decisions on ...

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  13. Fitchburg being considered for drug court; the question is fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the Community Corrections Center -- a substance-abuse prevention and education program administered by the Worcester County Sheriff's Office -- as part of the reason he thinks a drug court would succeed in Fitchburg. "We base our decisions based on ... 2 comments

  14. Peter S. Cohan: Is Worcester unhappy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Item Extra

    ... and to reject information that conflicts with those beliefs. The 24/7 Wall St. report concluded that Worcester County is the eighth most unhappy metro area in the U.S. To determine the happiest and most miserable cities, 24/7 Wall St. (a Delaware ...

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  15. 'Vanya's misfits are perfectly portrayed in Light Opera productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    By Christopher Durang, directed by Jeremy Woloski. Presented by Worcester County Light Opera Company at the Grandview Playhouse, 21 Grandview Ave., Worcester.

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  16. Ex-Ashburnham library director pleads innocent to fraud, forgery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... or witnesses in the case and released her on a written promise to appear. Last month, she was indicted by a Worcester County grand jury as the result of the joint investigation by the Office of the Inspector General and State Police Detectives ...

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  17. Police: Tree worker had no safety harness when he fellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A man who fell to his death from a cherry-picker bucket while working at a Flaggler Road home on Thursday was not wearing a safety harness or belt as required by law, police said Friday. The worker was identified as Nicholas Kallio, 26, of Fitchburg by a spokesman for Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The accident occurred after Kallio, who was standing in a bucket more than 50 feet above the ground, had just finished cutting the top of a pine tree in the backyard of a home at 79 Flaggler Road at about 12:20 p.m. Thursday.

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  18. Alleged attacker faces new charge: child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... and battery on a child under 14 in Worcester Superior Court May 18, said Tim Connolly, spokesman for Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in with a Disqus account or your social networking ...

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  19. Firefighters to speak at Ireland conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... their roots and Irish ancestry,” said Jamieson Shea, a Sterling firefighter, who is president of the Worcester County Firefighters' Emerald Society. Shea said the local group is one of hundreds of Emerald Societies in the U.S. and the first ...

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  20. Welcome the weekend with quilting, Art in Bloom, singing and poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Worcester Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. as several area college poets come together for the ninth annual Worcester County Poetry Association Poetry Competition to vie for the spotlight in two categories, The Manuscript Prize and the Performance ...

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