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  1. Debra TrainorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    North Brookfield - NORTH BROOKFIELD - Debra L. Trainor, 53, formerly of Stoddard Rd., died Saturday, April 25 at Overlook Masonic Health Center after a seven-year battle with ALS . She is survived by her longtime fiance and caretaker, Bill Parker of Spencer; her daughter Kelly Trainor of West Hartford, CT; her parents, Adrienne and Everett Bumpus of Charlton; her brother, James Bumpus of Southbridge; her sister, Linda Froehlich of Charlton; and her nephews, Brian Froehlich Jr., Johnathan Froehlich, and Nathanial Mauke.

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  2. Stiles Lake water will stay low for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The water level at Stiles Lake will remain low for the foreseeable future, meaning many waterfront residents likely won't be using their boats this summer. The lake, which includes property in both Spencer and Leicester, has been lowered as an alternative to costly repairs to the dam.

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  3. Several races, one ballot question for Millbury voters to consider in Tuesday's electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... property tax limits. The debt exclusion would also need to pass at town meeting May 5 to be approved. Contact Susan Spencer at susan.spencer@telegram.com . Follow her on Twitter @SusanSpencerTG

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  4. John HopkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    John E. Hopkins, 91, formerly of Spencer, passed away on March 21, 2015 at his Keene, NH home after a brief illness. He was married for 65 years to Lucille Hopkins who passed away in 2010.

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  5. Norman Laliberte Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer, MA - Norman Leo Laliberte, Sr., 85, from Spencer, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2015. He was the son of the late Frank & Oveline Laliberte.

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  6. Jane ShipmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... on April 18, 2015. She was the beloved wife of 55 years to the late Frank L. Shipman. She was born and raised in Spencer, MA, where she was a graduate of David Prouty High School. Her family brought her the most joy in life. She also enjoyed bowling ...

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  7. Twisted Potter brings art home to SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A year ago, Susan Derosier was at the Statehouse in Boston as a career-school administrator to meet with Senate leaders about changes in education regulations. These days, the Leicester resident is happily ensconced as co-owner of The Twisted Potter, a Spencer business that opened five months ago at 5 Mechanic St. "Art is my love," Ms.

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  8. George Allen IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... and June (Hall) Allen. George was part owner of Colonial Muffler and Brake in Hudson, MA and drove a school bus in Spencer, MA, before retiring to his cherished cabin in Vermont.He was married to Pamela (Kaltsos) Allen, in 1976. His wife predeceased ...

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  9. Harold George Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... George who passed away in December. He also leaves his sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Janice George of Spencer; David George of Swansea, Kenneth and Denise George of Shrewsbury, Jeffrey and Annette George of Charlemont and his daughters and ...

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  10. Twisted Potter brings art home to SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A year ago, Susan Derosier was at the Statehouse in Boston as a career-school administrator to meet with Senate leaders about changes in education regulations. These days, the Leicester resident is happily ensconced as co-owner of The Twisted Potter, a Spencer business that opened five months ago at 5 Mechanic St. "Art is my love," Ms.

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  11. Ronald MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - SPENCER/SHREWSBURY - Ronald "Mitch" Mitchell, of Spencer and Shrewsbury died Wednesday April 15, 2015 in Beth Israel Hospital in Boston after an illness surrounded by his loving family.

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  12. New competency hearing for Spencer man accused of murdering elderly stepfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Spencer man charged with murdering his 88-year-old stepfather and deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial two years ago is undergoing a further competency evaluation at Bridgewater State Hospital. Assistant District Attorney Michael D. McHugh, who is prosecuting the Worcester Superior Court case against Jason Masiello, told Judge James R. Lemire Friday that Mr. Masiello was again being evaluated at the state hospital and that a competency hearing has been scheduled next week before a Brockton District Court judge.

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  13. Worcester PD: Would-be apartment renters were scammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... police ask anyone who has information about this scam to call the Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651. Contact Susan Spencer at susan.spencer@telegram.com . Follow her on Twitter @SusanSpencerTG

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  14. Shepherd Hill couples set to make swing the thing at promRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... said. He and Stephanie never attended prom together, and though they both graduated from David Prouty High School in Spencer, they didn't really know each other at the time. They reconnected later through social media, married and had two children. ...

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  15. William DunpheRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - SPENCER - William E. Dunphe, 85, died Saturday, April 11, 2015. His wife, Janet R. died in 1999.

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  16. Charlton driver accused of DUI after Sturbridge crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Sgt. Mercier said. As police Officer Daniel Hemingway was on his way to the crash site at 7:50 p.m., the driver of a Spencer Fire Department ambulance who was heading back to Spencer came upon the crash and stopped to help. An EMT told police the ...

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  17. Merlin JamiesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Burdett of Auburn, Nancy J. Burdett and her partner Paul Coderre of Auburn and Norine Curtin and her husband Rick of Spencer; two sons: Merlin A. Jamieson, Jr. of GA and Lyle Hegarty of Worcester; his sister and caretaker, Sandy Hidenfelter and her ...

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  18. Spencer voters to decide regional school raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Voters will decide just one race when they head to the polls for the annual town election on May 12. There are two Spencer residents challenging incumbent Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School Committee member Kurt Nordquist for his seat. James St. Peter of 116 Paxton Rd., and Wendy Pelchat of 5 Kingsbury Road both gathered enough signatures to have their names on the ballot to run against Mr. Nordquist.

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  19. Dolores (VanBrug) GosselinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Brookfield - BROOKFIELD - Dolores "Doe" M. Gosselin, 67, of Fox Run, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 at her home, surrounded by her family. She leaves her husband of 47 years, Leo P. Gosselin; her two daughters, Lynn-Marie Lange and her husband Michael of Charlton and Laurie-Ann Connors and her husband Michael of Spencer; two brothers, Harry and Garry VanBrug of No.

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  20. Fighting to save cursive from the Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Boston.com

    ... as to really elevate and ennoble their thoughts and lives." In the 1840s, a former bookkeeper named Platt Rogers Spencer began promoting a style of penmanship that he said would inculcate virtues like refinement, integrity, and communion with nature ...

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