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  1. Gun buyback planned in many Central Mass. communities SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The 15th annual Goods for Guns program takes place Saturday, with several local police departments handing out gift cards to residents who turn in unwanted weapons. The program started in Worcester in 2002 and has been growing ever since.

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  2. Worcester Art Museum appoints new board president, 5 trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Worcester Art Museum announced Wednesday that Lisa Kirby Gibbs of Worcester will be the next president of the board, taking the helm from Joseph J. Bafaro Jr., who has completed his term. The announcement was made after WAM's annual meeting.  Ms.

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  3. Mount Carmel parishioners divided on effort to save Worcester churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Efforts to save Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church from the wrecking ball - by making it part of a new local historic district - are receiving strong pushback from some parishioners. About a half-dozen people and representatives of the Diocese of Worcester, joined by several other parishioners in attendance, urged the City Council Tuesday night not to support plans to create a local historic district for the Our Lady of Mount Carmel campus on Mulberry Street.

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  4. Would-be buyer backs out of Worcester courthouse projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The city is seeking a new buyer for the former Worcester County Courthouse on the north end of Main Street, after Brady Sullivan Properties LLC has pulled out of the project.  City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. said Wednesday that Brady Sullivan has informed the city it will be terminating its sale agreement to buy the property.

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  5. City Hall Notebook: Officials defend City Hall Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Worcester woman has called for the removal of a Christmas tree in City Hall that is a memorial to those former city residents who fought and died in the Civil War. Addressing the City Council Tuesday night, Idella Hazard said she feels the Christmas tree, which is decorated with pictures of soldiers who fought in the Civil War, is not appropriate for the holiday season nor is its location inside City Hall.

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  6. Don't delay: Diocese ready to raze Mount Carmel ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Efforts to save Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church from the wrecking ball - by making it part of a new local historic district - are receiving strong pushback from some parishioners. About a half dozen people and representatives of the Diocese of Worcester, joined by several other parishioners in attendance, urged the City Council Tuesday night not to support plans to create a local historic district for the Our Lady of Mount Carmel campus on Mulberry Street.

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  7. T&G Santa: Making the season bright again Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In its 78th year, the fund collects donations from generous readers and area residents to help buy toys for children in need in Central Massachusetts. Children 12 and younger who would otherwise not receive any holiday gifts are eligible to receive at least two toys each.

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  8. Former Leominster mayor Ray Harper critically injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Former Mayor Raymond D. Harper is in critical condition at UMass Memorial Medical Center after an accident Monday on Main Street . Police Chief Michael Goldman said Mr. Harper, 71, of 318 Harvard St. suffered serious injuries in the accident, which occurred at about 8:30 a.m. Monday.

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  9. Worcester Main Street improvement project meeting set for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    MassDOT's Highway Division will hold the meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission on the second floor of Union Station.  According to the state, the purpose of the meeting is to give the public an opportunity to become fully acquainted with modifications to the proposed Central Business District Streetscape Improvements project on Main Street, from Chandler and Madison streets to Thomas Street.  The project, with a cost of $8.5 million to $9.5 million, includes upgrades to 11 existing traffic signals, 5-foot bike lanes in both directions, pavement milling and resurfacing, and wheelchair ramp improvements.

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  10. New school program in Worcester aims to foster stronger parent involvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – It's a Tuesday evening, and the students have long gone home, but Worcester East Middle School still has a class in session. Standing in front of a group of around 25 parents last week, school guidance department head John Rodriguez explains the seemingly myriad components of a sample student transcript that is projected on a screen behind him, and he segues into a plea to his audience.

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  11. Spencer man arrested in heroin case faces more chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A local man who was recently charged with possession of heroin will now face additional charges, after police searched his truck and said they found more heroin, along with cash, baggies and a scale. Seamus M. Donahue, 42, of 7 Pearl St., Spencer, was arraigned last week on a heroin possession charge and is being held on $500 bail after police searched his apartment and turned up some heroin.

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  12. Former Leominster mayor critically injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Former Mayor Raymond D. Harper is in critical condition at UMass Memorial Medical Center after an accident Monday on Main Street . Police Chief Michael Goldman said Mr. Harper, 71, of 318 Harvard St. suffered serious injuries in the accident, which occurred at about 8:30 a.m. Monday.

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  13. Former Worcester city manager O'Brien named to UMass board of trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Former Worcester City Manager Michael V. O'Brien is among the new trustees Gov. Charlie Baker named to the University of Massachusetts' top leadership board Tuesday. Mr. O'Brien, who managed the city for 10 years before stepping down in 2014, has most recently worked as executive vice president of WinnCompanies, a Boston-based real estate firm.

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  14. MBTA operator working on improvements for Worcester lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The MBTA's fleet of commuter rail locomotives, including 40 new cars, poses challenges for the vendor tasked with operating the 388-mile system that has an annual ridership of 35 million and ongoing reliability problems. David Scorey, who now manages the railroad vendor, said system maintenance and equipment availability are the biggest issues he faces as he seeks to improve reliability and bring the vendor Keolis Commuter Services close to profitability.

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  15. Advocates urge lighter tax burden for homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A grassroots citizens group has weighed in on next week's setting of the city's fiscal 2017 tax rates, calling on the City Council to adopt a set of rates that will lessen the impact homeowners are facing from higher property assessments. The Coalition for Accurate Worcester Assessments on Real Estate is recommending that the residential tax rate be set at $19.25 percent per $1,000 valuation, with a corresponding commercial-industrial rate of $32.99.

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  16. Worcester panel to look at later high school start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – A School Committee standing committee Monday night agreed to put together an advisory committee that will be charged with figuring out a way to move back start times for secondary school students. Teaching, Learning and Student Supports Standing Committee member John Monfredo specifically said he'd like the group, which would be include district personnel, adolescent health experts and other community members, to explore a scenario in which one or more high schools could be moved ahead to an 8 a.m. start time, possibly as a pilot effort at first.

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  17. Worcester native Dan Doyle guilty of all charges, including embezzlement and forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Dan Doyle, a Worcester native whose vision for world peace through sports once earned praise from such luminaries as a former president and two Nobel Prize winners, was convicted Monday on all 18 counts of embezzlement, forgery and obtaining money under false pretenses. As the verdict was read, Doyle - a former basketball player at St. John's High and Worcester Academy, who founded and served as executive director of the Institute for International Sport, a 30-year-old nonprofit based at the University of Rhode Island - leaned slightly forward in his chair, his head down and looking at his hands.

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  18. Burst water pipe temporarily closes Worcester Historical MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    According to a statement issued by museum director William Wallace, a city intake water pipe burst Friday at the 30 Elm St. building, which left the boiler room under water. Mr. Wallace said museum collection and archive areas were also affected.

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  19. Auburn veteran is featured in Pearl Harbor documentary to air TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A documentary about Pearl Harbor, featuring a local veteran who survived the attack on Dec. 7, 1941, will be broadcast at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on the WGBH World channel. "Remember Pearl Harbor," narrated by Tom Selleck, chronicles the personal stories of veterans and citizens who witnessed the surprise attack by the Japanese on the U.S. Pacific Fleet on Dec. 7, 1941, that launched the United States into World War II.

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  20. Man killed in Fitchburg arson is identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    FITCHBURG  - The man found dead and tied up after an alleged arson fire at his apartment Saturday night has been identified as Kevin O. Cabrera, 24. Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said Mr. Cabrera died a home invasion and fire at his home at 122 Laurel St., Fitchburg. Jose Crespo, 32, and Ramon Millan, 37, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, were arrested over the weekend on arson and assault charges in the case.

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