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  1. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Central MA Delegation Tours Atlas DistributingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... on Thursday. State Senator Ryan Fattman was joined by Senator Harriette Chandler (D- Worcester), Ann Gobi (D-Spencer), and Michael Moore (D-Millbury), as well as, Representative Donald Berthiaume (R-Spencer), Paul Frost (R-Auburn), Kevin Kuros ...

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  2. Spencer Teacher Battling Cancer Wins Health Insurance Fight After Online PetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... Here for Latest myTV38 Online Features Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [...] SPENCER (CBS) - A Spencer teacher has won his fight to have treatment for colon cancer covered by his insurance company, thanks in ...

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  3. Courthouse RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... on a family/household member, continued to May 21 on $500 cash bail. Benjamin Osterhoudt , 22, of 12 Bay Path Road, Spencer, charged with assault and battery, two counts of assault and battery on ambulance personnel, resisting arrest, trespassing, ...

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  4. Spencer to close Lake Street SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    For the second time in two years the regional school committee has voted to close a Spencer school. This time it's for two reasons: The school has serious air quality issues that would be expensive to fix, and by closing the building the school board can avoid cutting staff in order to create a budget Spencer and East Brookfield residents can afford without the need for an override.

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  5. Regional panel eyes closing of Spencer schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Selectmen said at their meeting Monday night that the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School Committee is considering closing the Lake Street School in Spencer as a cost-saving measure. Selectman Leo E. Fayard said he would like to first see some cost comparisons because he is unclear how the shifting of students will be handled in the remaining district schools.

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  6. Long View Farm Studios owner Gilbert Markle dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Gilbert S. Markle , professor of philosophy at Clark University, died Friday at his home in Spencer after a brief illness. He was 74. Mr. Markle had a multifaceted career in academia, in educational travel and in the recording industry.

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  7. Gilbert MarkleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Gil Markle passed away on March 20th at his home in Spencer after a brief illness. He was 74. Gil enjoyed a distinguished and unusually multi-faceted career in academia, in educational travel and in the recording industry.

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  8. Finally ... Spring's about to springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... and rain. That causes the flooding issues." Tina Bemis who with her husband, Edward, owns Bemis Farms Nursery in Spencer, said the business usually opens around the first day of spring, but is delayed this year until next Saturday because of the ...

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  9. Spencer man, online army fight for him to get cancer therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    By last Friday night, those who know and love David Prouty High School band director/music teacher John Waage were frustrated and fired up after learning his insurance company had told him they won't pay for surgery he needs to combat colon cancer. Brainstorming about what to do next, his wife, Lisa, remembered that a family member who had needed a bone marrow transplant had some success turning around an insurance denial by using an online petition a few years ago.

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  10. Pauline ParadisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - Spencer - Pauline A. Paradis, 84, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert H. Paradis; parents, Louis and Clara Letendre; two sisters; six brothers; and one grandson, John Paul Beauregard.

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  11. Senior center, police cuts proposed in Spencer budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    While he's hopeful the budget subcommittee of the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School Committee will be able to reduce the town's assessment, Town Administrator Adam D. Gaudette said this week he's still recommending some drastic cuts. With health insurance numbers coming in higher than projected, the town could be facing a $982,233 deficit.

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  12. Spencer man's death shows immense, tragic power of opiate addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... me on the way out." Two days later, Cody Hider was dead. On Thursday, hundreds turned out to mourn the popular Spencer native with the brilliant blue eyes and ready grin, the engaging guy who adored animals and the outdoors, the loving son who ...

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  13. Ralph PomeroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - SPENCER - Ralph Llewellyn Pomeroy, 79, slipped unexpectedly from lifes tenuous grip on, March 12, 2015. He leaves his beloved wife Priscilla, cherished children Corrine and her husband Don Beichner, Leslie and her husband Peter Bogren, Shari and husband Bob Frigon, Wendy and husband Alan Neubauer, beloved brothers Stephen and Bob and sister Gail Lacaire.

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  14. Patricia LetendreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - SPENCER - Patricia E. Letendre 81, of Hastings Rd., died peacefully after a long period of declining health at her home on Thursday, March 12. She was the wife of Wilrose E. Letendre who died in 2011. She leaves her daughters Jo-Ann M. Letendre of Spencer and Mary Lou Smith and her husband Charles of Millbury, three sisters Florence Forgette and her husband Roland of Worcester, Blanche Provost of Shrewsbury and Mary Lou Ostermecky and her husband John of Maine, 4 grandchildren Amy, Edward, Branden and Michael, 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews that she cared about deeply.

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  15. Wesley Z. Brown, 81, a resident of SpencerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Boston Herald

    Husband of the late Shirley R. (Gray), Mr. Brown is survived by a son, Dale W. of Sutton; a daughter, Susan J. Bernardino of Charlton; and two grandchildren.

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  16. Gina SoldaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - SPENCER - Gina M. Soldani, 99, formerly of Crestview Dr., Spencer and East Brookfield, died Monday March 9, 2015 at Life Care Center of Auburn. She leaves several cousins.

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  17. Janet CoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... daughters, Susan R. Smith and her husband Timothy with whom she lived and Donna M. LaCourse and her husband Derek of Spencer; a step-son Stephen P. Coyle, and a step-daughter Christine L. Bergeron and her husband Norman of Florida; three brothers, ...

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  18. Amber Alert suspect captured in Spencer is sent back to Delaware to face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... February. Michael Trotta allegedly took his 3-year-old daughter from her mother in Delaware to a relative's home in Spencer, where he was captured Feb. 24 by FBI agents, state police and Spencer police. The child was unharmed and was returned to her ...

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  19. Gaudette predicts another budget deficit in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The cost to fund education next year will again put the town in a deficit, Town Administrator Adam D. Gaudette told the Board of Selectmen Monday night. The initial budget for the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District is 13.5 percent higher than this year, when the taxpayers had to use free cash, which is unexpended funds in the treasury, to balance the budget.

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  20. Cody HiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Spencer - SPENCER - Cody P. Hider, 23, of Pioneer Valley Dr., died Sunday, March 8, 2015. He leaves his parents, Christopher C. and Kimberly L. Hider; his sister, Courtney C. Hider of Spencer; maternal grandparents, Paul R. and Lorraine R. Robinson of Spencer; an uncle, Leonard K. Robinson of No.

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