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  • Dudley loses final bid to sanction lawyer for Islamic Society of Greater Worcester - Worcester Telegram 10/10/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley loses final bid to sanction lawyer for Islamic Society of Greater WorcesterWorcester TelegramDUDLEY – The town's second plea for a judge to sanction the attorney who represented the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester in its fight to site a Muslim cemetery in Dudley has been denied. Town legal counsel Gary S. Brackett said […]
  • Dudley ambulance collides with tank truck - Worcester Telegram 09/15/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley ambulance collides with tank truckWorcester TelegramDUDLEY — A town ambulance with a 71-year-old patient on board collided with a tank truck on West Main Street Friday morning. The patient and two firefighters ... The driver of the truck, Brian Spafford of Worcester, was not injured. Firefighter Lyle ...Ambulance, Sewer Truck Involved in CrashNECNall […]
  • Dudley highway chief apologizes for racist remark - Worcester Telegram 08/22/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley highway chief apologizes for racist remarkWorcester TelegramIt certainly brought a negative light to the good town of Dudley and upset a lot of people, especially African-Americans,” Mr. Gion said. “My apology is from the heart and totally sincere. I should have been more professional and thought of what I was ...
  • Dudley seeks sanctions against Islamic Society lawyer - Worcester Telegram 08/19/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley seeks sanctions against Islamic Society lawyerWorcester TelegramDUDLEY – The town is seeking a land court ruling to sanction the attorney who represented the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester during its 16-month fight to site a cemetery on Corbin Road, and to recoup the town's legal costs. In April, selectmen ...
  • Two-town school board disappointed at talk of Charlton pullout - Worcester Telegram 08/17/2017
    Two-town school board disappointed at talk of Charlton pulloutWorcester TelegramCHARLTON – Selectmen's decision to explore de-regionalizing its schools sent shocks of disappointment through the Dudley-Charlton Regional School Committee Wednesday. “While I'm not worried about the cohesion of our school district, we are as strong ...
  • Dudley parade laments firing of librarian 'Miss Kathy' - Worcester Telegram 08/09/2017
    Worcester TelegramDudley parade laments firing of librarian 'Miss Kathy'Worcester TelegramUse of the animals was donated by Lawrence Records and Alexandra “Lee” Burpee of Records & Burpee Children's Zoo. Both said they are big supporters of “Miss Kathy.” “Kathy has been so important to so many people in the town,” Ms. Burpee said.
  • Dudley spent $47000 on cemetery proposal - Worcester Telegram 07/25/2017
    Dudley spent $47000 on cemetery proposalWorcester TelegramDUDLEY – The 16 months of wrangling with the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester over its plan to site a cemetery on Corbin Road cost the town $47,298, according to a report to selectmen Monday. When the Islamic Society withdrew its ... sites at Hope ...
  • After bitter fight for approval, Islamic Society abruptly drops plan for cemetery in town of Dudley - The Boston Globe 04/14/2017
    WBURAfter bitter fight for approval, Islamic Society abruptly drops plan for cemetery in town of DudleyThe Boston GlobeThe Islamic Society of Greater Worcester, just a month after approval seemed certain for a Muslim cemetery in the town of Dudley, announced Thursday that the organization no longer wants to pursue the controversial plan and will bury […]
  • 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 in the town had brought intense opposition ...
  • 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 »
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