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  1. BROWN: Davis writes about winter woes in 1797Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... but what does that do to travel on 18th century roads? Knee deep in water? Can you make it with a horse? Not from Holden to Paxton. How about a sleigh wreck? The wonderful days of our ancestors: Saturday, Jan. 21, 1797: This morning at Thomas's - ...

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  2. Lack of funding, regs leaves police fitness up to local departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Holden Police Officer Ray Sherbourne works out in the gym at Holden Police headquarters on Nov. 19. In the late 1970s, one-quarter of the Holden Police Department's officers were out one year because of disability. Town officials decided something had to be done to keep their public safety officers healthy.

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  3. LoveLight Memorial Service slated for Dec. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    HealthAlliance Home Health and Hospice is hosting its 20th annual LoveLight Memorial Service at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Wachusett Village Inn in Westminster. HealthAlliance Home Health and Hospice is based in Leominster, and its service area covers west to Winchendon, east to Pepperell and south to Holden over to Marlboro.

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  4. Leominster man arraigned after two-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A 20-year-old Leominster man was released on personal recognizance Thursday after being arraigned in Leominster District Court on a single count of reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Officers responded to the area of Quinapoxest Street in Jefferson, a village of Holden, for a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident.

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  5. Maryellen StandringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Holden - HOLDEN - Maryellen T. Standring, 67, of Holden, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at home after a long struggle with A.L.S. She leaves her husband of 44 years, David; three children, Megan M. Moore and her husband Craig of Tampa, Fla., David J. Standring Jr. and his wife Beth of Norwood, and Maura K. Harold and her husband Patrick of Hingham; nine grandchildren, Bridget, Shannon, Bernie and Evan Moore, David J. Standring III and Courtney Standring, and Mallory, Allison and Sean Harold.

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  6. Local officials blast school funding mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in Danvers. Five more are planned across the state, including one in Central Massachusetts State Rep. Kim Ferguson, R-Holden, attended the meeting. She is also a member of the budget review panel. "This has been something this region has been ...

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  7. John A. Cosenza, 85, of WorcesterRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    John A. Cosenza, 85, of Worcester, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at Knollwood Nursing Home. John is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Rose E. Cosenza; two daughters, Tina Berthiaume and her husband Robert of Holden and Cara Fleming of Oakham; two sisters, Jean Cummings and Sylvia Gerardi, both of Worcester; two beloved grandchildren, Rosangeline "Rosie" Fleming and D. Zachary Berthiaume; and many nieces and nephews.

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  8. Final Wachusett Art Ride is Nov. 22-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    For the past nine years, residents interested in checking out local artists in their element always had an outlet: Art Ride. What started out as only a few artists in Holden opening their studios became a tradition that expanded to cover the entire Wachusett district, including West Boylston.

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  9. Blind Tiger Swing Posse anniversary celebration Nov. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Blind Tiger Swing Posse invites you to its 15-year anniversary celebration Nov. 28 at the premier roadhouse of Central Massachusetts, the Blue Plate Lounge, 661 Main St., Holden. Featuring a unique combination of hard-driving rock, jazz, blues and swing, and some of the best musicians anywhere, the Posse promises to shake the joint to its foundation for this illustrious occasion.

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  10. Thomas CollettRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... by the many family and friends, who stopped by to show their support in the last few weeks and months. He was born in Holden, son of Thomas and Ruth (Kelly) Collett and was a life long resident of Hardwick. Tom served his country in the US Marine ...

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  11. Holden must fix water leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The reality of Holden's ongoing lost water problems: Year after year Holden ranks as one of the worst-performing water districts in the entire state. Year after year the town's out-of-control water losses get worse and worse and our costs continue to climb.

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  12. Murder suspect allegedly cut up brother's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A 65-year-old Holden man accused of murdering his estranged brother and dismembering his body pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday morning in Worcester Superior Court. Michael S. Dowjat of 119 Lovell Road, Holden, was ordered held without bail on a charge of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his 59-year-old brother, David Alan, whose body was found June 14 inside a locked basement bomb shelter in his home at 124 East County Road in Rutland.

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  13. Massachusetts BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A prosecutor says a 65-year-old man dismembered his brother's body after fatally stabbing him in a dispute over money. Michael Dowjat of Holden pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court.

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  14. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lowell Sun

    A prosecutor says a man, 65, dismembered his brother's body after fatally stabbing him in a dispute over money. Michael Dowjat of Holden pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court.

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  15. Anne HarrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Anne M. Harrity, 80, of Holden and Plymouth, died on Friday, November 14, 2014 in the Rose Monahan Hospice Home surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her daughter, Mary, and her husband of 42 years James M. Harrity, who died in 1998.

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  16. Holden's Fran Quinn cards 75 at Champions Tour Q-SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Fran Quinn of Holden is tied for 35th at Champions Tour Q-School after shooing a 3-over 75 in the first round at Panther Lake Golf Course in Winter Garden, Florida. Quinn will need to improve over the next three days of the tournament to qualify.

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  17. State bar bans two area lawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Two area lawyers accused of professional misconduct and failing to properly represent clients have been banned from practicing law. The state Board of Bar Overseers, which regulates lawyers in Massachusetts, accepted a disciplinary resignation from Nathaniel D. Pitnof of Holden and indefinitely suspended Rosaleen J. Clayton of Auburn.

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  18. State review commission meets Thursday at Wachusett High on school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... ry Education and Lisa Krzywicki from the Department of Revenue, according to Mr. Gaudette. State Rep. Kim Ferguson, R-Holden, who sits on the Foundation Budget Review Commission, is also scheduled to speak.

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  19. Prosecutor: man dismembered brother after fightRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Boston Herald

    A prosecutor says a 65-year-old man dismembered his brother's body after fatally stabbing him in a dispute over money. Michael Dowjat of Holden pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court.

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  20. Prosecutor: Murder suspect dismembered brother's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A 65-year-old Holden man accused of murdering his estranged brother and dismembering his body pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday morning in Worcester Superior Court. Michael S. Dowjat of 119 Lovell Road, Holden, was ordered held without bail on a charge of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his 59-year-old brother, David Alan, whose body was found June 14 inside a locked basement bomb shelter in his home at 124 East County Road in Rutland.

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