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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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53 min ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Ham radio lovers expand reach from hilltop in Spencer

Their names are Tom and Harold, Terry and Dick. To fellow ham operators and complete strangers halfway around the world they are known as NE1R and N1ZC, W1TR and W1REJ respectively.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer voters to act again on school budget

Voters will make a second attempt at setting a school budget for the coming fiscal year at a special town meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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