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

This website is for sale. Since I nolonger living in Massachusetts, we thought it would be polite to offer these domains to someone who lives in the area. If you have an interested in this domain send an email to domains@thewachusettregion.com your email will be recieved by a friend of mine who lives in one of the five towns. If you want to get a reply show us you read this message by tell us which domain names you are asking about, tell us who you are, why you want the domains and take the time to ask relevant questions using complete and full sentences.

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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www.thetownofprinceton.com
www.thetownofrutland.com
www.thetownofsterling.com

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In the news around The Wachusett Region Central Ma
    News in and around our Schools
      Sterling students score in SkillsUSA
      FITCHBURG — Several Sterling residents achieved success in Monty Tech’s SkillsUSA’s local skills and leadership competition held recently at the school. Top winners qualified to advance to the district- and state-level competitions:Luke Boardman, grade 11, cabinetmaking, silver;Lynaiah Gorham, grade 10, community service, silver;Sarah Jacobs, grade 12, cosmetology (over 500 hours), [...] source

      Trump: Student loan borrowers can suspend payments for 60 days without interest
      WASHINGTON — Borrowers with federal student loans will be able to pause their payments for two months without interest accruing, President Donald Trump and the Education Department said March 20.The move is an effort to help those financially affected by the spread of the coronavirus. Trump had announced last week the government would waive interest on federally held loans last week, but few details had been available. The suspension will be in effect for at least 60 days, and [...] source

      Anna Maria College COVID-19 update
      PAXTON — Anna Maria College offer updated information on its response to COVID-19:https://www.annamaria.edu/anna-maria-news/coronavirus-march-17th-updatePresident Mary Lou Retelle provides an update on the following topics:Online learning for the remainder of the academic year,Cancellation of all campus events through the end of the semester,Financial considerations for reimbursements, andGuidelines for working remotely for faculty and staff. [...] source

      Paxton Center School second-quarter honor roll
      PAXTON — Paxton Center School has announced its second-quarter honor roll for the 2019-2020 academic year.HIGH HONORSGrade 6: Liliana Colonna, Max Domineck, Mason Figueras, Mahindra Ganesh, Keegan Gregorczyk, Jack Hehir, Anderson Kadis, Alexis Messina, Katelyn Murray, Patrick O’Connell, Nicholas Sharry, Tyler Trudell, Kassandra VanNorman and Dexter Woleader.Grade 7: Haley Case, Saide Cevik, William Connor, Haley Dow, Alise Galena, Joseph [...] source

      Anna Maria extending spring break
      PAXTON — Anna Maria College continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 public health crisis. Although there are currently no recorded COVID-19 virus cases on our campus, the safety of our campus community is our top priority. Accordingly, the college will extend the spring break currently underway through Sunday, March 22, 2020. The extension of the break through March 22 will also allow the college to prepare for remote instruction, should that become necessary.No campus [...] source

      UMass Lowell fall 2019 dean's list
      LOWELL — Local residents have been named to the dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. To qualify for the dean's list at UMass Lowell, a student must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned at least a 3.25 grade-point average with no grade lower than C and without any incompletes.Among those recognized for achieving academic distinction for the fall 2019 semester at UMass Lowell [...] source

      Wachusett Chamber announces scholarships
      REGION — The Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce will offer up to three $3,000 scholarships this year to qualified graduating seniors living in the Wachusett area. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be planning to pursue business studies as full-time students at a two- or four-year college and reside in one of the chamber’s service area towns, which include: Boylston, Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling and West Boylston. This year, applicants with [...] source

      UMass Amherst dean's list
      AMHERST — Below is a list of local students who were named to the dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst for the fall 2019 semester.To qualify, an undergraduate student must receive a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a four-point scale.HoldenCamille Grace Haichang Bergeron, Jennifer Anne Berglund, Arianna Lynn Cariglia, Matthew Robert Cassella, Tyler Harold Cyr, Michael Philip Doherty, Etienne Trung Emery-Le, Max [...] source

      Central Tree Middle School honor roll
      RUTLAND — Central Tree Middle School has announced it second-quarter honor roll for the 2019-2020 school year.GRADE 8High Honors: Julianne Becker, Caroline Bierfeldt, Daniel Busa, Aidan Cady, Ethan Carino-Caal, Sydney Carlson, Olivia Culberson, Victoria Giammarinaro, Avery Heppenstall, Sophie Jenkins, Elise Kennedy, Benjamin King, Timothy King, Julia Kirton, Michael Leahy, Megan Martin, Morgan McKiney, Meghan Montague, Michael Rotondo, [...] source

      Immigration Day program
      HOLDEN — Fourth-graders from Houghton Elementary School in Sterling presented a shortened version of their grade’s Immigration Day program for the Wachusett Regional School District Committee.The program included students’ assuming the identity of an immigrant ancestor or inventing a persona and simulating their journey through Ellis Island, seeing the Statue of Liberty, being checked by immigration officers and public health officials, visiting the baggage claim [...] source

      Mountview Middle School honor roll
      HOLDEN — Mountview Middle School has announced the second-quarter honor roll for the 2019-2020 school year.GRADE 8 High Honors: Brooke Anacleto, Ariel Asher, Alexander Baez, Alexis Barrett, Alexander Bates, Luchian Belau-Lorberg, Zachary Bernstein, Hannah Best, Catherine Bowler, Sierra Boyd, Catherine Brigham, Elizabeth Cain, Matthew Caliri, Breanna Cassel, Lillian Chaisson, Noah Chapman-Rigney, Connor Cheslawski, Macrae Chilton, Ailish [...] source

      Sterling EMS scholarship applications open
      STERLING — Sterling EMS Inc. provides scholarships on an annual basis to Sterling residents who are training in medically related education programs.Scholarships are available in amounts of $500 for the Standard Scholarship and $1,500 for the Memorial Scholarship.Recipients of the Standard Scholarship shall be Sterling Residents enrolled in a medically related training program. Recipients of the Memorial Scholarship shall be Sterling residents who are recent graduates [...] source

      WRSD school lunches for March
      K-5 and K-8: Sterling, Paxton, Thomas Prince, Naquag, Mayo, Davis, Dawson and GlenwoodMonday, March 2Asian chicken with rice and steamed broccoli, or cheeseburger/hamburger or pizzaTuesday, March 3Pancakes with breakfast sausage and hash brown rounds, or hot dog or signature sandwichWednesday, March 4Chicken parmesan with pasta and marinara sauce, green beans and garlic knot roll, or egg, sausage and cheese croissant or [...] source

      On-campus news and notes
      Dean's, president's lists at University of AlabamaTUSCALOOSA, Alabama — A total of 12,050 students enrolled during the 2019 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the dean's ist with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the president's list with an academic record of 4.0.The UA dean's and president's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or to undergraduate students who take [...] source

      On-campus news and notes
      WORCESTER — Holy Name High School recently announced its second quarter honor rolls. The following local students were among those recognized:Grade 8: Liaidan VanDyke of Holden, High Honors; Robert Reynolds of Paxton, Honors.Grade 10: Xiaoyu Hei of Holden, High Honors; Joseph Buckley of Holden, Honors.Grade 11: Jillian Reynolds of Paxton, High Honors; Maura [...] source

      $102M school budget includes 7 new positions
      REGION — The Wachusett Regional School District Committee considered a proposed $102 million budget for the 2020-21 school year at its Feb. 10 meeting, with one or two changes from the preliminary budget considered previously.District superintendent Darryll McCall presented the budget, which distributes spending over nine separate appropriations. Decisions on spending are aligned with the district’s Strategic Plan, which covers leadership and communication, effective [...] source

      Rutland Lions offering scholarshis
      RUTLAND — The Rutland Lions Club is again offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors, to help students fulfill their academic goals.Students planning to attend a college, university, technical school or any other educational pursuits beyond high school, who have lived in Rutland for at least one year or have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the Rutland Lions Club, are encouraged to apply.The criteria for awarding the scholarship are financial need, [...] source

      Chocksett Middle School honor roll
      STERLING — The Chocksett Middle School recently announced its second quarter honor roll for the 2019-2020 school year.GRADE 8High honors: Natalie Bourgeois, Mitchell Coonahan, Aaliyah Cooper, Sarah Cox, John Ferrera, Ania Grinkis, Ronald Harris, Molly Hartnett, Arik Huntoon, Connor Martin, Megan Morrissey, Ava Poirier, Madison Powell, Rylie Schoville, Sabrina Simpson, Nicole Sutherland, Sebastian Terlato, Isabella Trudeau and Priscilla Wolfendale. [...] source

      Thomas Prince School honor roll
      PRINCETON — The Thomas Prince School recently announced its second quarter honor roll for the 2019-2020 school year.GRADE 8High Honors: Caleb Cochrell, Amelia Darmanin, Allison Deskins, Cassidy DiSalle, Anastasia Hocurscak, Ella Hogan, Rowan Lefferts, Elina Lindberg, Kaitlyn Mithcell, Paige Newell, Lucy Patterson, Renee Rainville, Thomas Robinson, Nathan Turner-Clarke and Jane Zgurzynski.Honors: Dylan Brenn, Quinton Brien, Maggie Dower, Mikaila [...] source

      Worcester State University dean's list
      WORCESTER — The following local students have been named to the Worcester State University dean's list for Fall 2019. Dean's list honors are awarded to matriculated undergraduate students who have earned a 3.5 GPA or higher. Full-time students must have earned a minimum of 12 credits, and part-time students must have earned a minimum of 6 credits.HOLDENAnnelise Batista, Lynn M. Batista, Sarah B. Bjorn, Amanda J. Blouin, Kayla L. Brewer, Alivia K. Burns, [...] source

    Fire and Police related News
      Mark Aucoin, former principal in Holden, charged with child pornography
      HOLDEN – A former principal of Davis Elementary School faces child pornography charges.Mark A. Aucoin, 61, of 57 High Ridge Road, was arraigned in Leominster District Court Thursday on three charges of possession of child pornography.Police arrested Aucoin after being alerted by employees from a Holden business that on Nov. 20 they saw what appeared to be child pornography among photographs he downloaded in the business to create a CD, according to a police report filed [...] source

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