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  1. Boston Area's Economic Growth Slowed Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... outpaced the average among New England's 15 metropolitan regions, which was 1.3 percent . In Massachusetts, the Worcester metro area led economic expansion in 2013. Powered by wholesale trade, it grew 2.6 percent last year, according to the initial ...

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  2. Thomas A. Etre Jr., 77Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Thomas A. Etre Jr., 77, of Marlborough, died the early morning of Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at UMass Medical Center, Worcester, with his family at his bedside.

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  3. Twin sisters allegedly faked credentials to bilk UMass Medical, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Twin sisters have been arrested and indicted in connection with allegations they billed public agencies more than half a million dollars - including more than $38,000 from a division of UMass Medical School in Worcester - for unlicensed psychological services, often using stolen identities to conceal the fraud. The 49-year-old twins, Nita Guzman and Nina Tischer, are not licensed psychologists, according to Attorney General Martha Coakley in a news release Monday.

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  4. Fitchburg man facing OUI charge after rear-ending state trooperRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    A Fitchburg man police said was "impaired" behind the wheel when he rear-ended a state trooper working a paid detail last night in Worcester is expected to be arraigned today on a charge of operating under the influence, subsequent offense. Dion was arrested after police said his vehicle rammed a state cruiser parked in the left lane of Route 290 in Worcester at 8:10 p.m. The cruiser sustained heavy damage.

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  5. All Is Set: CENAB Launching In Philadelphia, USARead the original story

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... world-renowned master percussionist Okyerema Asante, and the up and coming young activist-poet, Nana Afriyie of Worcester, Massachusetts. We invite all well-meaning Ghanaians who admit that the current economic woes under the NDC administration need ...

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  6. Fitchburg man charged with DUI in crash with state police cruiser on I-290Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... that the left two lanes were closed ahead. Firetrucks and several state police cruisers were at the site. Worcester firefighters were dealing with a large fuel spill on the road that came from the cruiser and, according to scanner reports, were ...

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  7. Language gap doesn't stop Southbridge councilmanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... their children in fee-based sports. Mr. Estrada resides with his wife, Rosa, who's a supervisor at a company in Worcester. They each have one son from previous relationships, but consider both children their own, he said. Mr. Estrada has lived in ...

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  8. Courthouse RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Vanessa Ortiz , 34, of 6 Loudon St., Worcester, was placed on probation for 3 years after pleading guilty to intimidation of a witness. As conditions of probation, she was ordered to stay away and have no contact with the victim.

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  9. Apple a day better than pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... good old "old age" anymore. An apple a day should be the daily message. Not pills, pills, pills. MARY ELLEN LENNON Worcester

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  10. Carol WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Carol L. Woods, 62, of Charlton, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Calling hours will be on Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, Worcester.

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  11. Terri PriestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Terri Priest, internationally recognized artist, 86, of Worcester, passed away in her home on Saturday, September 13, 2014, with her sons by her side. Her wish was for no calling hours, but for a Memorial at the convenience of her family.

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  12. Hollow protestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    No one endorses police brutality, but a Saturday rally on Worcester Common to protest such brutality, whether overseas, elsewhere in the U.S., or here in Worcester, undermined its own credibility by citing two deaths that have no proven link to police brutality. Protestors cited the 2012 death of Victor Davila, who was shot by a rookie state police officer, and the 2009 death of Joseph E. Howard, whose motorcycle crashed into a police cruiser.

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  13. Pasquale MarziottiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester - WORCESTER - Pasquale J. Marziotti, 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at UMass Memorial Healthcare - University Campus after an illness. Pasquale was born in Worcester, the son of Domenico and Crocefissa Marziotti and lived most of his life in Worcester.

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  14. Worcester Chamber Music Society kicks off ninth seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Congregational Church, 30 Grafton Common, Grafton; and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at First Baptist Church, 111 Park Ave., Worcester. How much: Tickets are $32; $27 seniors; $10 students; children under 17 free. The Worcester Chamber Music Society opens its ...

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  15. Joseph Gebo Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - SPENCER - Joseph S. "Joe" Gebo, Jr. 76, of No.Brookfield Rd., died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 12 in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester.

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  16. Sylvia CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester - WORCESTER - Sylvia M. Campbell, 77, of Worcester, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014. Visitation will be held on September 18, 2014 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. with a service to follow at 11:30 a.m. in MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, Worcester.

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  17. Worcester mayor plans move to keep Augustus as city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... for the job. They are Peter Graczykowski of Edgartown, former city manager of East Providence, Rhode Island; Worcester City Solicitor David M. Moore; and Oscar S. Rodriguez, former town manager of Taos, New Mexico. But after a group of more than 40 ...

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  18. Sturbridge selectman wants colleagues onboard with local commuter rail stationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A selectman made an impassioned plea Monday night for her fellow board members to support an initiative for the state Department of Transportation and CSX to establish a commuter train depot station between Worcester and Palmer. "I do not want to spend time discussing if this is possible or not, I want to know if it were possible, if we are united," Selectman Mary E. Redetzke said.

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  19. Worcester seeks to toughen tobacco ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The city administration is recommending amendments to the city's tobacco control ordinance to make it harder for tobacco companies to market their products to children and to lessen the impact of secondhand smoke in city-owned buildings. City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. said the amendments will advance the Community Health Improvement Plan, which has a goal of making Worcester the healthiest city in New England.

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  20. Hail to Caesar, the best for the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... incredible street sense and common sense. He makes everyone feel like they have a stake." Monday, the head of the Worcester Historical Museum recounted a recent meeting for a citywide initiative to improve children's reading. "Augustus owned the ...

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