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  1. Rioting hurts the messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Michael Rogers lives a lifetime away from his middle-class roots in Worcester, where he was raised on the city's West Side and attended private school. Today he lives and works in East Baltimore, in one of that beleaguered city's poorest neighborhoods.

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  2. Merged Worcester congregations to march Torahs to newer sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    On Sunday, the members of Temple Emanuel Sinai will march across the West Side of Worcester, carrying their sacred scrolls, or Torahs, from past to future. Children will wave flags, the pickup truck carrying the in-house band will stop along the route for musical interludes, and a couple of water stations will provide hydration for the long hill up Aylesbury Road.

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  3. 'Non-specific threat' prompts school lockdown in ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    According to a news release shortly before 5 p.m. from the school district administration, the school received an anonymous phone call that made a "non-specific threat." Local police were called and the school went into lockdown.

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  4. Worcester school board to vote on security planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A day after police arrested five students for allegedly having weapons outside Worcester Tech, the School Committee will vote Thursday on the police department's plan to seek new security technology for some of the district's schools. The committee already voted to support the police's pursuing a grant for the equipment purchase, following an executive session two weeks ago.

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  5. Worcester police investigate gun incidents near two schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Two incidents involving firearms near schools occurred within an hour of each other Wednesday afternoon - first at Worcester Technical High School and then near Burncoat Senior High School. They found a pellet gun with a scope, an air soft rifle, a cross bow with a pistol grip, a blow dart, and arrows, darts, BBs and pellets in the trunk of the students' car in the school parking lot.

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  6. Shootings always front-page newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    It disturbs me that a shooting happened in the city on April 22 and the next day the news appeared on page 4 of the Telegram & Gazette. Are shootings now so mainstream that they are no longer shocking or relevant to report on the front page? It seems that a city that intends to keep its streets safe and its neighborhoods family-friendly should not only ramp up its efforts to deter crime, but would benefit from the Telegram & Gazette to always report a shooting on the front page.

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  7. 'Hye Spirit 2015' at Armenian Church Of Our Saviour May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Armenian Church Of Our Saviour will present "HYE SPIRIT 2015," a live stage show featuring songs, dances and recitations by members of the church's Sunday School classes, at 6 p.m. May 2 in the church Cultural Center, 34 Boynton St., Worcester. "HYE SPIRIT" has become a popular annual event.

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  8. Deadites bring 'Spring Nightmare' to Lucky Dog May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Deadites aren't just for Halloween anymore ... but then, they never really were. Sure, the spooky season best-suits a band that presents itself as monster-hunters, but the music - an eclectic mix of rock and moody electronica with various singers and a wicked sense of humor - really is a treat to be savored year-round.

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  9. Padma Lakshmi wants you to go veg for a few meals a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    It's easy to want to hate Padma Lakshmi. The "Top Chef" host and former model is so effortlessly beautiful it hurts.

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  10. Farewell to a 133-year-old recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Because of security concerns following the rioting in Baltimore this week, yesterday's contest between Chicago and Baltimore was held at Camden Yards, but the park was closed to fans. In 1916, just 23 people paid to enter Philadelphia's Shibe Park for a Phillies game.

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  11. When the Barre mill blewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    On April 23, 1847 at about four in the afternoon, the people of South Barre were startled by a tremendous blast that shook the ground beneath their feet. The Hobbs powder mill had blown sky high.

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  12. Sharks notes: Sommer goes with Troy GrosenickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In his second season with the Sharks, Troy Grosenick made his first playoff appearance in goal, and it looked like his 100th. He stopped 27 of 28 Hershey shots to help Worcester beat the Bears, 4-1, and stay alive in their first-round Calder Cup series.

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  13. Woman injured in van-bus crash on Route 20 in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Item Extra

    A woman was seriously injured Wednesday night when the minivan she was driving collided with a school bus on Route 20. An employee of a nearby business said the woman was pinned in the Honda Odyssey minivan until firefighters from Shrewsbury, and later Worcester, arrived to help her out of the vehicle. He said the woman appeared disoriented.

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  14. Worcester bike tour will have stops at historic dinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Item Extra

    WalkBike Worcester is hosting a diner history bike tour as part of Bay State Bike Week, which is May 9-17. People on the tour, which will start at 12:15 p.m. May 10 at Ralph's Diner, 95 Prescott St., will also visit the Boulevard Diner and the Miss Worcester Diner.

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  15. Races lining up for Clinton selectman, School CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Item Extra

    Voters will have the chance to fill seats on two of the major boards when they enter the voting booth on June 9. There are contested races for both Board of Selectmen and School Committee. Incumbent William Connolly Jr. is being challenged by John Martin for a three-year seat on the Board of Selectmen.

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  16. Lunenburg town meeting SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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  17. Rutland finally has town administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Margaret Nartowicz has signed her contract with the town to become its first town administrator, beginning June 1. The three year contract has a starting salary of $98,000. Ms. Nartowicz, currently town administrator in Sunderland, will be at the special and annual town meetings May 9. She previously served as town clerk in Amherst.

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  18. Harvard study: Millennials believe US justice system unfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Harvard University survey released Wednesday found that nearly one in two millennials believe America's criminal justice system is unfair and few believe protests triggered by the killings of black men at the hands of police will make a significant difference. The findings, from a survey of 18-to-29-year-olds conducted from March 18 to April 1, come as anger over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who suffered a spinal cord injury in police custody, turned violent this week.

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  19. Dudley overstated tax impact of fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The new fire station proposal going before voters next month would cost the average Dudley homeowner nearly 65 percent less than was reported earlier this week, according to Town Administrator Greg L. Balukonis. Selectmen Monday unanimously favored a plan to borrow $8.9 million over 30 years to build a 19,407-square-foot, five-bay fire station as part of the Dudley Municipal Complex on West Main Street.

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  20. Wachusett schools reap savings in bus contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Wachusett Regional School Committee reduced its budget for next fiscal year by $362,000 to $83.8 million this week, thanks to changes in transportation expenses. Owing to lower fuel prices and because the district extended its contract with AA Transportation through fiscal 2019, the daily rate will increase by $4 per bus, instead of $21 for fiscal 2016.

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