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  • Dudley Selectman Peter Fox will not seek re-election - Worcester Telegram 03/16/2017
    Dudley Selectman Peter Fox will not seek re-electionWorcester TelegramResidents interested in running for the seat presently held by Mr. Fox, or any other open post, are required to obtain nomination papers no later than April 24, gather 50 certifiable signatures and return the papers to the town clerk by 5 p.m. April 24 ...
  • Dudley Islamic Cemetery Gets Zoning Board OK - CBS Boston / WBZ 03/03/2017
    CBS Boston / WBZDudley Islamic Cemetery Gets Zoning Board OKCBS Boston / WBZThe Islamic Society of Greater Worcester had sued the town of Dudley in July of last year after a zoning board ruled that the group didn't have standing to seek a special permit for a cemetery. The group argued that its constitutional rights […]
  • Islamic Society Wins Permit For Muslim Cemetery In Dudley After Protracted, Bitter Clash - WBUR 03/03/2017
    WBURIslamic Society Wins Permit For Muslim Cemetery In Dudley After Protracted, Bitter ClashWBURAfter a more than year-long battle over a proposed Muslim cemetery, the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester won a permit Thursday from the town of Dudley. The proposal to locate the cemetery on old farmland ... From left, attorney Jay Talerman, Dr ...
  • Dudley board approves Muslim cemetery - Worcester Telegram 03/03/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley board approves Muslim cemeteryWorcester TelegramDUDLEY – The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester plan to develop a cemetery in town to bury members of its Muslim community in accordance with the teachings of Islam. The Islamic Society sought town approval ...
  • Church forum in Dudley aims to connect with Muslims - Worcester Telegram 03/02/2017
    Worcester TelegramChurch forum in Dudley aims to connect with MuslimsWorcester TelegramMore than a year after the initial application for town approval, the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester plan for a cemetery on land it plans to purchase is the subject of a Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing Thursday. Sarah White, a community ...
  • In Charlton, McGrath running for selectman, Cooper is not - Worcester Telegram 03/02/2017
    In Charlton, McGrath running for selectman, Cooper is notWorcester TelegramResidents interested in running for public office are required to obtain nomination papers no later than March 16, gather 46 certifiable signatures and return the papers to the town clerk by 5 p.m. March 20. ... Also on the ballot in May are the three ...and […]
  • Dudley zoning board signs Muslim cemetery pact - Worcester Telegram 01/13/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley zoning board signs Muslim cemetery pactWorcester TelegramDUDLEY - The permitting process for a cemetery that the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester hopes to build on Corbin Road will begin again, after the Zoning Board of Appeals signed off on a settlement agreement Thursday night that seems to offer ...and more »
  • Dudley to reconsider Muslim cemetery plan after all - Worcester Telegram 01/09/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley to reconsider Muslim cemetery plan after allWorcester TelegramDUDLEY – Town officials and the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester have resolved a setback in their agreement to move forward a proposed Muslim cemetery. The Islamic ... But when Jonathan Ruda, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, read the Jan.Report: Deal To Build Muslim Cemetery […]
  • Dudley selectman says "no deal" on Islamic cemetery - Worcester Telegram 01/06/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley selectman says "no deal" on Islamic cemeteryWorcester TelegramDUDLEY – Two weeks after Dudley officials and the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester announced they reached an agreement that would end the nearly year-long battle over a proposed Muslim cemetery in town, the chairman of the Board of Selectmen ...
  • Dudley board weighs attorney general's caution on Islamic cemetery - Worcester Telegram 12/02/2016
    Worcester TelegramDudley board weighs attorney general's caution on Islamic cemeteryWorcester TelegramDUDLEY – The state attorney general's office has cautioned selectmen against seeking a town meeting vote on the Muslim cemetery proposed by the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester. Selectmen met in an emergency executive session with town counsel ...and more »