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Sunday routine yields $4 million prize for Oxford resident

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Thomas Minarik of Oxford has a Sunday routine that includes grocery shopping, followed by the purchase of two Massachusetts State Lottery “Monopoly Jackpot” instant tickets. A recent Sunday was anything but routine, as Minarik became the latest $4 million prize winner in the “Monopoly Jackpot” game. Minarik chose the cash […]

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Property Company from Dudley Assessed $9,750 Penalty by MassDEP for Violating Wetland Regulations at Southbridge Property

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Work in Riverfront Area involved grading and filling activities and installing a stormwater outfall BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has assessed a $9,750 penalty against Benali Properties, LLC of Dudley, owner of land at 320 Elm Street in Southbridge, for violating wetlands regulations during parking lot construction at […]

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Greater Worcester Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Community Grants

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WORCESTER COUNTY – Greater Worcester Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its Community Grant program. The Foundation’s largest competitive granting program of the year, Community Grants support nonprofit organizations that build healthy and vibrant communities through creating access to opportunity and upward mobility in Greater Worcester. Last year, the […]

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Manufacturer of Drums for GreenDay, Imagine Dragons, Slipknot and Others Donates Drum Kit to QCC

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WORCESTER, MA—August 15, 2019 —Today, SJC Custom Drums Founder Mike Ciprari stopped by Quinsigamond Community College to make a donation of a custom Pathfinder drum kit to the college’s music program.  QCC’s music program has taken off in recent years and the drum donation is a welcome addition to the […]

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“John Doe” Indicted For Passport Fraud And False Statements In Health Care Matter

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Defendant allegedly served more than 20 years in federal prison in U.S. citizen’s name BOSTON – A Southbridge man whose true identity is unknown was indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston today on charges of making false statements in an application for a U.S. passport, aggravated identity theft […]