The Wachusett Region

The Wachusett Region   Holden   Paxton   Princeton   Rutland   Sterling 
The Wachusett Region is made up of five towns located in central Massachusetts. The five towns are Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, and Sterling. Each town has its own Elementary & Middle School but share a central High School, and central district office, both located in Holden MA.

The Wachusett Region
Fire Department 508-829-0266
Police Department 508-829-4444
Council on Aging 508-829-0270
Town Clerk 508-829-0265
Building Inspector 508-829-0250
Board of Health 508-829-0254
Assessors Office 508-829-0223
Tax Collector 508-829-0235
Board of Selectmen 508-829-0225
Public Library 508-829-0229
Veterans' Services 508-365-4112
Public Works 508-829-0249
Water Department 508-829-0255
Light Department 508-829-0275
Phone Company 800-870-9999
Cable Company 800-634-1008


School Websites & Phone numbers
School District Central Office 508-829-1670
Davis Hill Elementary School 508-829-1754
Dawson Elementary School 508-829-6828
Mayo Elementary School 508-829-3203
Mountview Middle School 508-829-5577
Paxton Center School 508-798-8576
Thomas Prince School 978-464-2110
Naquag Elementary School 508-886-2901
Central Tree Middle School 508-886-0073
Houghton Elementary School 978-422-2333
Chocksett Middle School 978-422-6552
Wachusett Regional High School 508-829-6771

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The website was orignally created in 2005 for the people of The Wachusett Region and their families and friends. At the time the site included town phone numbers, later I added local Real Estate listings. Then I moved and took the site down. Its back now just to find a buyer.

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In the news around The Wachusett Region Central Ma
    News in and around our Schools
      On-campus news and notes
      Assumption men's golf team wins championshipWORCESTER — Chad Bartlett and Timothy Murphy, both of Paxton, are on the Assumption College men's golf team, which was recently crowned the Northeast-10 Conference Champions for the first time in school history.The Championship was held the weekend of Oct. 5, with the final round played on Oct. 7, during which the Greyhounds were declared the winners. Prior to this season, [...] source

      Houghton promotes peace
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      Spreading kindness
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      On-campus news and notes
      Burnham helps St. Michael's to sweepCOLCHESTER, VT — Freshman Maggie Burnham of Holden, a graduate of Wachusett Regional High School, was part of Saint Michael's College's men's and women's cross country teams sweep of the Vermont Intercollegiate Championship titles on Sept. 27 at Castleton University.Burnham finished second among 30 racers with a time of 21:07 in the 5K race.The men claimed the first state crown in program [...] source

      Holden students in Dean College play
      FRANKLIN — The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform Radium Girls beginning Thursday, Oct. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 20. The local cast members of this performance are Thomas Mshooshian and Cameron Ward, both of Holden.In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage — until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease. Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls traces [...] source

      On-campus news and notes
      Rutland student studied abroadWORCESTER — Emma Mailman of Rutland spent the summer studying abroad, taking advantage of the many international study abroad programs offered through Assumption College. Mailman, class of 2020, studied in Barcelona, Spain."Studying abroad not only gives Assumption students the chance to obtain class credit, but it offers them a unique opportunity to explore the world and to approach what they have [...] source

      Outside school events to end at dusk for now
      REGION — Due to the raised risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in central Massachusetts, Wachusett Regional School District superintendent Darryll McCall has decided that school-related outdoor activities will end by 6:30 p.m. until first frost, typically around Oct. 15.The virus that causes EEE is spread through bites from infected mosquitoes. It is rare, but can cause brain swelling, fever and coma. There have been about eight cases reported in Massachusetts, as well as one [...] source

      September is Campus Fire Safety month
      REGION — September means new classes, new friends and often new living spaces. The National Fire Protection Association and The Center for Campus Fire Safety are partnering to help ensure those living spaces are as safe as possible through their Campus Fire Safety for Students campaign.The campaign raises awareness about the threat of fire among college students in both on- and off-campus housing, and puts relevant information in the hands of parents, staff and students, who [...] source

      Dean's list and president's list honors
      SPRINGFIELD — The following local students attending Western New England University were among more than 500 students named to the spring 2019 dean's list. Students are named to the dean's list for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher.Owen Ryan of Holden, working toward a BSE in Civil Engineering; Faith Malone of Rutland, working toward a BA in Psychology; Meghan Greene of Sterling, working toward a BA in Communication/Journalism Concentration; and Shanna [...] source

      Monty Tech receives $384K grant
      Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School has received $384,258 in a Skills Capital Grant to fund its health career and automotive technician training programs.Monty Tech is working to close skills gaps in the healthcare sector and automotive technician workforce in Central Massachusetts. With the grant, the high school will purchase virtual learning technologies that will add a new virtual component to the program, providing lessons in dissection, human body systems, anatomy [...] source

      Ribbon is cut on renovated Campus Center
      PAXTON — College officials and members of the Anna Maria community gathered Wednesday, Aug. 28, to cut the ribbon on the renovated Bishop Flanagan Campus Center. According to a college press release, the completely reimagined interior is designed to enhance the student experience with new lighting, assorted seating layouts for single dining and group socializing, a fireplace feature wall, new audio/visual system, ramps and outdoor dining patios. source

      Matis receives Oriol scholarship
      HOLDEN — Natalie B. Matis of Jefferson, a 2019 Wachusett Regional High School graduate, was awarded the 2019 Eugene Oriol Scholarship from Oriol Health Care.Matis will be attending Siena College in Loudonville, New York, to pursue a pre-med track in conjunction with Albany Medical College. Natalie intends to become a trauma surgeon. source

      Anna Maria welcomes eight new faculty members
      PAXtON — Anna Maria College has hired eight new faculty members for the fall semester . The new faculty members are experts in social work, nursing, music, and theology.“Due to our continued growth, we have added new faculty members in a variety of fields, both disciplinary and interdisciplinary,” said Christine Holmes, Vice President for Academic Affairs at AMC. “They are each outstanding educators that bring real-world experience into our classrooms. [...] source

      College graduates
      The following local students graduated from Western New England University, Springfield, in May:Holden - Jacob C. Levy graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration in business analytics and information management; Zachary J. Newman graduated with a BSE in computer engineering; and Fabian P. Wimmer graduated with a bachelor of science in computer science.Rutland - Megan M. Pantos graduated with a bachelor of science in pharmacy studies.Sterling - [...] source

      Warner earns doctorate from Western University
      JEFFERSON — Christina Mary Warner of Jefferson, daughter of Francis and BettyAnn Warner of Jefferson, received her Doctorate of Osteopathy from the Western University of Health Sciences in Lebanon, Oregon, on May 31.Warner is a 2009 graduate of Wachusett Regional High School, and in 2013 received her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, summa cum laude, from the Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.She is currently a resident at UC Davis Medical [...] source

      2019 Corner Shop scholarship winners
      HOLDEN — The Corner Shop at the First Congregational Church of Holden, 1180 Main St., has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to area students.The recipients are Jennifer Stone and Carter Bergeron. Both are graduates of Wachusett Regional High School.Jennifer will attend UMASS Amherst, and Carter will attend Fordham University in New York.In addition to the scholarships, the Corner Shop, which specializes in gently used clothing, made donations to 10 local charities [...] source

      Hadley named director of enrollment for Whitinsville Christian
      Whitinsville Christian School has named Melissa Hadley their new director of enrollment. She will be responsible for student recruitment, enrollment and retention programs and serves as an integral part of the overall Advancement efforts of WCS.Hadley is a graduate of Whitinsville Christian School and received her MBA from Anna Maria College. She has served as an independent health and fitness coach for the past seven years. Prior to that she worked at Fallon Community Health Plan as [...] source

      Worcester Academy honor roll
      WORCESTER — Worcester Academy has announced its Honor Roll and Headmaster's List for the second semester of the 2018-2019 School Year. The honors represent the achievements each of these Worcester Academy students has earned through academic excellence, challenge and personal growth.HoldenGrade 7: Lucas McCarthy, Headmaster's List; Victoria Rassias, Honor Roll; and Tucker Welcom, Honor Roll.Grade 8: Connor Herlihy, Headmaster's List; Nathan Lee, [...] source

      Bay Path to dispose of old student records
      Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School, 57 Old Muggett Hill Road, Charlton, notifies the public that its requirements to safeguard the student’s Special Education Records have been met for the school years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.All student records from these years will be destroyed as of Sept. 30, 2019.If you wish to have your child’s records, contact the Student Support Services Office at (508) 248-5971, ext. 1720. You may pick up these records [...] source

      Monty Tech Honor Roll
      The following students made the Honor Roll at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year:Principal’s ListHolden - Victoria Aragi, Skyla Burch, Hailey Conway, William McLaughlin, Joseph Occialini, William Reagan, Hailey White and Renee White.Jefferson – Brianna Catino and Katie Moran.Princeton – Addison Kellysawyer, Lily Kuntz, Lea Mathews and Kaleb McCullough.Sterling [...] source

    Fire and Police related News
      Colorado mom killed daughter she falsely claimed was terminally ill, police say
      A Colorado mom has been accused of killing her 7-year-old daughter, a girl she falsely claimed was terminally ill, according to police.Olivia Gant died in 2017. In the weeks and months before her death, she was showered with love as donors stepped up to provide the family with numerous gifts and cash.Court documents [...] source

      After 10-year-old is raped, sheriff warns parents about 15 apps used to lure kids
      Authorities in Florida are warning parents about 15 social media apps they say are commonly used by child predators.The Pasco County Sheriff's Department posted the notice after a 10-year-old girl was reportedly raped by a 22-year-old man she met on Snapchat.The incident happened this month, [...] source

      Child, 9, charged with murder after Illinois mobile-home fire kills 5
      A 9-year-old has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with a lethal mobile-home fire in April near Goodfield, Illinois.The juvenile also has been charged with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, Woodford County State’s Attorney Greg Minger said.The identity of the suspect was not revealed, given that person’s age. Minger would not reveal additional details about the suspect, including a possible relationship to the [...] source

      Hours before wedding, groom accused of sexually assaulting bridesmaid at Pa. resort
      A groom is accused of sexually assaulting a bridesmaid during a wedding weekend at a Pennsylvania resort.According to a report from Pennsylvania State Police’s Stroudsburg barracks, the Criminal Investigation Unit began looking into a sexual assault that allegedly occurred on Aug. 30 at the Shawnee Inn in Shawnee-on-Delaware.Through the investigation, police found that a 29-year-old female from Cloverdale, Oregon, who had been in town attending the wedding [...] source

      Oklahoma woman shot after dog jumped on loaded gun, police say
      An Oklahoma woman was shot after a dog jumped on a loaded gun, Oklahoma authorities say.It happened Thursday in Enid, about 90 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.Police there say the woman was a passenger in a truck stopped at a train crossing. The dog, whose name is Molly, reportedly jumped on the center console, where the pistol was stored, causing it to discharge, [...] source

      A R.I. man who drove drunk in 1984 killed a woman. Now his wife is charged with the same offense
      It was a Friday night, and Barbara A. Trojan had been drinking beer for five hours at the American Legion bar in East Greenwich, R.I., before she climbed into her 2007 Volkswagen and headed into the darkness shortly before midnight, a police detective told a District Court judge Thursday.While Trojan was being captured on video imbibing at the Legion on Friday, Sept. 6, Patricia A. Daniels, Donna Daniels and Bruce D. Bartels were with Heather A. Lee at a family wedding at the Valley [...] source

      Homeless Florida man entered classroom with knife to ‘test school’s security,’ deputies say
      After a drunken man with a knife in his pocket walked onto a Florida high school campus, Volusia County district officials are working to patch the holes it revealed in their security precautions.Derek Marlowe, 51, told the school resource deputy at Spruce Creek High on Friday he did him a favor and tested the school’s security, according to an incident report.As it turns out, his trip to campus did just that: it unveiled “security lapses” that made it [...] source

      WATCH: After sentencing, ex-Dallas cop convicted of murder gets hug from victim's brother
      There were few dry eyes in a Texas courtroom Wednesday after sentencing in a high-profile case.A jury gave former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger 10 years in state prison after being found guilty of murder. Later, the victim's brother would ask for — and receive — the OK to hug Guyger.[gh:blockquote class="twitter- [...] source

      Tennessee teen kills himself after being outed online, family says
      A Tennessee high-schooler who committed suicide did so because he'd been outed online, according to his family.Now, those same family members are calling upon law enforcement to arrest and charge the fellow students who allegedly cyberbullied Channing Smith, 16.Smith's half-brother, Joshua, told NBC News that loved ones were initially unsure why [...] source

      Man faces criminal charge after kissing Kentucky reporter on live TV
      An Indiana man thought it was funny at the time, but likely isn't laughing now.That's because he's been charged with a crime after allegedly kissing a Louisville TV reporter while she was in the middle of a live broadcast.Sara Rivest, a reporter for WAVE-TV, was reporting from Bourbon & Beyond, a music festival, when the incident occurred last week, [...] source

      'Miracle baby,' born after parents had 6 miscarriages, dies after being left in hot car
      A 2-year-old New Mexico girl died after being left in a hot car for several hours, police say.Now, the babysitter allegedly responsible for the incident could face time in prison.TV station KVUE reports that Tammie Brooks, 41, has been arrested and charged with abandonment or [...] source

      Okla. man says church members held him down, tried to pray away his homosexuality
      An Oklahoma man says members of a church his family attends held him down and tried to pray away his homosexuality.The incident happened this month at First Assembly of God Church in Blackwell, about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City, according to TV station KFOR.At the end of church services, Sean Cormie and his partner Gary Gardner claim about a dozen [...] source

      Sterling honors Constable George E. Peeso, slain 100 years ago
      STERLING - Constable George E. Peeso lived, worked and died within a quarter-mile of a memorial honoring the sacrifice he made in serving the citizens of Sterling.Constable Peeso, 39, died 100 years ago, on Sept. 19, 1919, shot to death by a Worcester man he was trying to arrest after a brawl at the Sterling Inn.The memorial is in a park behind the Sterling Fire Station, across the street from the house where Constable Peeso lived (which his granddaughter Patricia Peeso still [...] source

      Pittsburgh Pirates player accused of sex with minor; Pa. state senator facing child porn probe
      Two high-profile Pennsylvanians have come under the police spotlight in a span of just two days.Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez, 28, has been benched after being accused of having sexual relations with a 13-year-old, while Sen. Michael Folmer resigned shortly after police claimed they found child pornography on his phone. The cases are unrelated.Vazquez, according to [...] source

      Florida couple followed DUI arrest by having sex in patrol car, authorities say
      DUI charges were just the beginning for a Fernandina Beach, Florida, couple bicycling late Friday, as the two then had sex in the back of a patrol car, and one fled naked from deputies, according to the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office.Aaron Seth Thomas, 31, also was charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious exhibition, two more of threats against public officials, attempted escape, resisting arrest with violence, unnatural lascivious act, exposing sexual organs and theft, [...] source

      Sterling memorializes constable slain on the job 100 years ago
      STERLING - The death of Constable George E. Peeso 100 years ago remains the only line of duty death of a Sterling police officer.The 39-year-old constable and Sterling firefighter died Sept. 19, 1919, at the hands of Ernest Nordenstedt of Worcester. A public memorial service is planned at 10 a.m. Thursday in Memorial Park at a monument erected by the town in the constable's memory. The park is at the rear of the Sterling fire station.Town Administrator Ross Perry said honoring [...] source

      Florida elementary school kids sent to ER after eating weed candy
      Nine elementary school students ages 10-12 were taken to the hospital on Friday after consuming candy that had been infused with marijuana, according to USA Today.School spokeswoman Colleen Reynolds says a student “inadvertently” brought in THC-laced candy in a package similar to a popular sour candy and then [...] source

      American Airlines mechanic accused of trying to sabotage plane
      An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested after he allegedly tried to sabotage a plane.Federal authorities say Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani admitted to tampering with the jet's air data module, which provides pilots with crucial information such as the plane's speed.Alani reportedly inserted a piece of foam in the module's inlet, using super glue to keep it in place, [...] source

      Criminal charges for 7 Ohio students accused of serving teachers crepes tainted with urine, semen
      Seven Ohio middle-schoolers were charged Tuesday with delinquency felony counts accusing them of putting or conspiring to put bodily fluids in crepes that were served to teachers.The students, all 14-year-old boys in eighth grade at Olentangy Hyatts Middle School, were charged in Delaware County Juvenile Court following a three-month investigation into an incident on May 16 in which several teachers ate crepes reportedly laced with semen and urine. The crepes were part of a Global [...] source

      Alabama 14-year-old accused of killing 5 family members
      Authorities in Alabama say a 14-year-old has confessed to killing five family members.The slayings happened early Tuesday in Elkmont, which is about 45 miles northwest of Huntsville.According to Huntsville TV station WAFF, the shooting victims are the 14-year-old’s father, John Sisk, 38; stepmother, Mary Sisk, 35; two brothers, ages 6 and 6 [...] source

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