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  1. Registration open for Young Writers' Conference in ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Stephanie Monahan of Auburn, performance poet Alex Charalambides of Worcester and historian Russell McClintock of Holden. The event will culminate with a keynote address by performance poet and activist Adam Gottlieb, who was featured in the 2009 ...

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  2. Holden man wins honorable mention in Mass Audubon photo contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    John Zywar of Holden won honorable mention for his photo of a dragonfly in the Picture This: Your Great Outdoors contest, sponsored by the Massachusetts Audubon Society. PRINCETON - The Massachusetts Audubon Society's photo contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, attracted photographers from across the state and beyond who entered more than 2,000 images, each an invitation to connect with the nature of Massachusetts.

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  3. Therese PalmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Holden - HOLDEN - Therese Palmer, 69, of Holden, beloved wife of Thomas A. Palmer, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Saint Vincent Hospital. A complete obituary will be published in the Worcester Telegram on Sunday.

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  4. Worcester carjacking suspects charged with receiving laptop stolen in LeicesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... remain under investigation. The laptop that had contained the photos of the deceased child was recovered when a Holden couple who had bought two computers advertised on Craigslist for $180 contacted Leicester Police Lt. Timothy M. Fontaine, the ...

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  5. Worcester carjack couple charged with receiving laptop stolen in LeicesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... remain under investigation. The laptop that had contained the photos of the deceased child was recovered when a Holden couple who had bought two computers advertised on Craig's List for $180 contacted Leicester Police Lt. Timothy M. Fontaine, the ...

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  6. Michael StanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Holden, Ma - Holden - Michael W. Stan, 55, passed away on Monday, December 15, 2014 at UMass Memorial Healthcare - University Campus after an illness. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and had lived in Worcester and Leicester before moving to Holden more than 10 years ago.

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  7. SIM Missionary Dr. Rick Sacra, Ebola Survivor, Returning to Work in LiberiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Freshnews

    International Christian mission agency SIM confirmed today that Rick Sacra, an SIM doctor who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, was transported to the United States for treatment and recovered, will return to work in that country on Jan. 15. Sacra, 52, a family physician from Holden, Mass., will treat patients at SIM's ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. He will not be working at the Ebola treatment units on the ELWA campus, but will treat patients with malaria and chronic health issues, such as high blood pressure and diabetes, as well as provide maternity and pediatrics care - much-needed services with so few hospitals available.

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  8. Dr. Richard Sacra of Holden, cured of Ebola, is going back to LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola says he's returning in January to Liberia, the West African country where he contracted the virus, to continue working at a medical mission. Dr. Richard Sacra of Holden said that he plans to spend four weeks at ELWA Hospital, a clinic outside Monrovia where he had contracted the deadly virus in August.

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  9. Richard GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Rutland - RUTLAND - Richard "Griff" W. Griffin, 74, passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Harrington Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Holden, the son of William H. and Julia T. Griffin, Sr. and had lived in Rutland and Vail, AZ before moving to Charlton three months ago.

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  10. Volunteers heading to La Romana on missionRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... we serve," according to a press release from the group. "However, much work remains." According to Steve Brodeur, of Holden, he and his family will be going on the trip. This is the first time for Brodeur and his wife. "This is a classic case of ...

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  11. DEP fines Holden subdivision owner for wetlands violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The state Department of Environmental Protection issued an $8,000 fine to a Holden-based company for violations of the Wetlands Protection Act last year at the Arboretum Village Estates. Silt-laden discharge was found running off the subdivision, off Sarah Drive, into nearby water bodies and wetland areas, including the Blackstone River in Millbury.

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  12. Holden doctor cured of Ebola returning to LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola says he's returning in January to Liberia, the West African country where he contracted the virus, to continue working at a medical mission. Dr. Richard Sacra said he plans to spent about four weeks at the same clinic outside Monrovia where he has served for more than 20 years.

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  13. $1 million Mass. grant will help develop rapid Ebola testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Boston.com

    Massachusetts officials Tuesday announced a $1 million grant to help rapidly develop a quick, finger-prick test for the Ebola virus, a device that supporters said could prevent health workers from waiting days for results from central laboratories in West Africa. Dr. Richard Sacra, a Holden doctor who contracted the virus while working in Liberia earlier this year, was among those who announced the grant at a State House press conference.

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  14. Joseph Sweeney Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Oxford - OXFORD - Joseph A. Sweeney, Jr., 76, of Oxford, passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Memorial Campus, Worcester, on Monday, December 15, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the care of Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden.

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  15. Charles KeithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Holden - Holden - Charles E. Keith, 87, of Holden, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Saint Vincent Hospital after an illness. Born in Worcester and raised in West Boylston, Charlie was the son of Morris B. and Iva Keith and lived in Worcester before moving to Holden in 1953.

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  16. Worcester woman teams with hair salon to battle pancreatic cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Jennifer Fields, lost her father about six years ago to pancreatic cancer. The Worcester resident, who grew up in Holden, said she knew she wanted to do something to contribute to the nonprofit Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. She decided she'd ...

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  17. Auditors tell Wachusett Regional School District to move money from credit unions to banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... without a sufficient number of signatures. In other business, the school committee unanimously voted to request that Holden spend $28,700 for heating and ventilation work at Mayo School and Princeton spend $108,035 to replace the tile flooring at ...

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  18. Ice timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Sophia Basta, 6, of Holden looks like a natural Sunday on the Worcester Common Oval with her father, Paul.

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  19. Abubakar NassirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Abubakar Nassir, 57, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2014, in UMass Medical Center after a short illness, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Cheryl A Nassir, his son Abdi Karl Nassir, his brother Ahmed Elmi and his wife Migdalia of Holden, his sisters Zarah Hashi and Hadija Hashiboth of Arusha, Tanzania along with many loving nieces and nephews.

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  20. L-S wins Warriors 4 Warriors/Patriots 4 Patriots benefit gameRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Boston Herald

    ... assist for L-S, freshman Owen Toland added his first career goal, and Jacob Sacher and Justin Bain also scored. Eric Holden added a pair of assists in the win. The game is held at the start of each season in honor of 1st Lt. Scott F. Milley, a ...

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