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Spencer, Massachusetts is located in Worcester County. Zip codes in Spencer, MA include 01562. The median home price in Spencer is $249,900 which is roughly $139/per square foot. More Spencer information.

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Wednesday Jul 30 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

'No fault' approach gyps public

T here are various kinds of no-fault insurance policies, but one of the more exclusive is the one public officials use to cover their inadequacies.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer House candidate's fundraiser has fiery ending

A barbecue at the home of a state representative candidate got a little hotter than expected when a fire broke out as the festivities were winding down Saturday night.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Mass. monks hope Trappist Ale will pay for aging clergy's care

Fr. Isaac Keeley talks about the new facility where he and his fellow Trappist monks brew Trappist Ale at St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Mass., on July 22. They have embraced a centuries-old tradition they hope can sustain their aging members in a world of rapidly rising health costs.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sunday Sit-down: Mary E. McFadden

Mary E. McFadden is the oldest resident in Spencer and while she holds the Boston Post Cane in her 99-year-old hands because of her age, she holds much more in her memory and in her heart.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Plan your Sunday: Fun things to do tomorrow on Cape Cod

Best Bets The music of the World War I era will be explored through a performance, "To End All Wars: Songs of the First World War" by Rick Spencer at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 297 Main St., Harwich.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Police: Alcohol-Drinking Dad Arrested After Dunking 2-Month-Old Son...

The unidentified woman grew concerned watching Nicholas St. Francis, 23, with a group of friends in a reservoir in Spencer, Massachusetts - along with St. Francis' infant son.

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Times Herald-Record

SUNY New Paltz and the gift of a new hand

Maybe this is how it felt to be at Kitty Hawk, peering into a hopeful future while standing on the edge of a new era.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Courthouse Records

Kosta Thimo , 50, of 184A S. Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury, charged with trespassing, dismissed; malicious destruction of property, to be dismissed upon payment $2,792 restitution.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer gets school money from state, can skip Prop. 21 2 vote

There was good news for Spencer taxpayers, who learned Tuesday night that an override won't be needed to fund the school budget.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Proposed group home raises ire in Leicester

Providing a group home for people with developmental disabilities is a lot different than housing juveniles and adults with criminal records trying to transition back into society.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer resident says Whitco's sidewalk displays hamper the disabled

For the second time this year a local man has asked selectmen to stop a Main Street business from displaying appliances on the sidewalk.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer father charged in baby-dunking

A local man told police that when he dunked his 2-month-old son in Stiles Reservoir on Sunday, he and his friends were simply mimicking YouTube videos he'd watched about teaching babies to hold their breath underwater.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Schools test taxpayers' willingness

Recently Spencer residents turned down a Proposition 21 2 override that would have provided additional funding to the school department, among others.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Massachusetts monks make money making beer

It's a never before seen combination: Trappist monks bottling some brew. A group of monks at St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts needed some extra cash, so they decided to start brewing their own beer at the abbey.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WCTI

Monks start brewing beer to keep abbey open

For more than 60 years, the Trappist monks at St. Joseph's Abbey had relied on jams and jellies to support their monastery and community work in Spencer, Massachusetts.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer man accused of trying to burn girlfriend

A Spencer man accused of trying to light his girlfriend on fire during a domestic dispute late last month will be the subject of a hearing Monday to determine whether he is too dangerous to be released from custody.

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