Two positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in Spencer

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‘Necessary precautions’ urged for all residents SPENCER — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to make its presence felt in southern Worcester County, with two residents of this town having tested positive for the coronavirus. The Spencer Board of Health announced on Wednesday that two residents have tested positive for coronavirus, per […]

SEBRSD offering ‘Grab & Go’ meals for students

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Phone reservations urged in first come, first serve situation SPENCER/EAST BROOKFIELD — Local students in need during the coronavirus school shutdown will have the opportunity to get a few free meals starting next week. The Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District is offering free breakfast and lunches for its students, with […]

District, teachers’ union on same page on COVID-19

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Spencer-East Brookfield taking precautions while schools remain open SPENCER — Local teachers and school district officials have urged parents and students to take precautions as classes will, for now, continue as scheduled. The Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District issued a statement early Thursday afternoon about its efforts to protect staff […]

Patricia (Sinclair) Benoit, 85

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SPENCER — Patricia A. (Sinclair) Benoit, 85, of Sherman Grove died peacefully Tuesday, August 20 in St. Vincent Hospital. Her husband Richard A. Benoit, Sr. died in 1999. She leaves a son Richard A. Benoit, Jr. of Spencer, a daughter Theresa M. Cote and her husband David of Princeton, three […]

Maurice J. Slaney, Jr., 81

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SPENCER — Maurice J. Slaney, Jr., 81, of Ash Street died Monday, August 19 in his home after an illness. He was predeceased by his wife Hazel L. (Reeks) Slaney. He worked many years as a custodian for the Worcester School Department. He was born in Worcester, son of Maurice […]