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.

I would like to keep these Domains together as a Box Set.
www.thewachusettregion.com
www.thetownofholden.com
www.thetownofpaxton.com
www.thetownofprinceton.com
www.thetownofrutland.com
www.thetownofsterling.com

These are for Sale Indivually.
www.wachusettregion.com
www.townofholden.com
www.townofpaxton.com
www.townofsterling.com


In the news around The Wachusett Region Central Ma
    Area residents invited on trip to Tuscany
    Area residents are invited to join the Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce on an 8-day tour of Tuscany. The “Explore Tuscany” tour runs from April 2 to 10, 2020. A travel information session with a preview of the trip’s itinerary will be held Tuesday, June 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at The Manor, 42 West Boylston Street, West Boylston.The trip is open to all area residents. Highlights include Montecatini Terme, Florence, Lucca, Gothic Line, Pisa, a cooking class, Siena, [...] source

    Rep. Ferguson supports bill providing $2.3 million in road and bridge funding for the First Worcester District
    BOSTON – State Representative Kimberly Ferguson (R-Holden) is supporting legislation that will provide over $2.3 million in funding assistance to the First Worcester District for local road and bridge repairs under the state’s Chapter 90 program, according to a press release. The six towns in the First Worcester District will receive the following: Holden $619,898; Paxton $192,183; Princeton $341,061; Rutland $376,544; Sterling $410,022; and Westminster $419,901.The [...] source

News in and around our Schools
    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

    Dean's List and President's List
    The following students were named to the dean’s list or president’s list at their colleges for the Spring 2019 semester:Castleton College – Alina Stevens (Jefferson)Clemson University, President’s List – Matthew Nann (Jefferson)Dean College – Gabrielle Kent (Holden); Thomas Mshooshian (Jefferson); Cameron Ward (Holden)Endicott College – Shauna Gale (Holden); Andrew Hitch (Holden); Zachary Nadeau (Rutland); Lauren [...] source

    Medical Society Alliance offering nursing scholarship
    The Worcester District Medical Society Alliance is accepting applications for a BSN scholarship.Up to $2,000 will be awarded to a student who has completed one year of a BSN or RN to BSN nursing program and is currently attending an accredited nursing program.The recipient will receive the award at the WDMS Fall District Meeting. Applicants must be a legal resident of Worcester County prior to enrollment in their nursing program.To view all requirements and to apply [...] source

    Wachusett Regional High School Honor Roll
    The following students made the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year.Grade 12High Honors:Jack Ayvazian, Hugo Barberis, Grace Bennett, Bryna Boutwell, Anika Brown, Rylie Butman, Sarah Catarius, Chase Cooke, Ethan Derr, Timothy Dowd, Hannah Drackley, Emily Duggan, Connor Everidge, Mohamed Fawal, Caitlyn Ferrecchia, Grace Fitzpatrick-Schmidt, Jonathan Francis, Aimee Gleason , Dylan Grady, Klystia Hobbs, Alexander [...] source

    Two athletic department alumni return to Anna Maria
    PAXTON — Anna Maria College Athletics Department has announced two new positions and the return of two AMCAT veterans.Paul Phillips becomes the new Assistant Athletic Director for Alumni and Community Engagement and Mike Burlas joins the department as the new Assistant Athletic Director for Athletics Development. Both return to Anna Maria College Athletic Department after coaching men’s basketball at Clark University for many years.“Paul Phillips and Mike [...] source

    Area students graduate from college
    The following area students graduated from college, spring semester 2019:Alfred University – Zachary Goodwin (Holden)Anna Maria College – Emma McGrath (Sterling); Lisandra Rodriguez Pagan (Holden), master's degreeAssumption College – Benajmin Alzamora (Holden); Paige Benoit (Holden); Noah Mastrototoro (Jefferson); Alexis Packard (Holden); Anthony Purtle (Jefferson); Nicole Spaziante [...] source

    SEL director leaves school district
    REGION — Jon Krol, the district’s director of Social and Emotional Learning, has taken a position as assistant principal at Millbury Junior/Senior High School, Darryll McCall announced at the Wachusett Regional School District Committee meeting July 9.McCall said he may take the SEL director position and add some tasks that currently fall to the Student Service Manager, who is retiring soon.These would include overseeing the 504 plans that protect the rights of [...] source

    Registration for Congressional App Challenge is open
    Registration for the 2019 Congressional App Challenge has officially opened to students.The CAC is a Congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in STEM and, more specifically, computer science. Middle and high school students from across America are invited to participate. Registration is open for students, and more detailed rules and guidelines can be found at https://www.congressionalappchallenge.us.More than 250 members of Congress, including Worcester County's [...] source

Fire and Police related News
    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

    Olympian Simone Biles' brother charged in Ohio triple murder
    The brother of U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles has been charged in connection to a triple murder in Ohio.Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested Thursday in Georgia, NBC News reports. He is a member of the U.S. Army.The shooting happened New Year's Eve at an Airbnb rental in Cleveland, police say. An "uninvited group" reportedly entered the home, leading [...] source

    Feds accuse 80 people of using scheme to defraud at least $6 million from lonely women
    Federal prosecutors have accused 80 people of orchestrating an elaborate scheme to defraud at least $6 million — primarily from lonely women.Most of the men charged are Nigerians, according to CNN. Seventeen have been arrested in the U.S. so far. They often posed as members of the U.S. military serving overseas. "We believe this is one of the largest cases of its [...] source

    Sick Florida boy’s clothing, souvenirs stolen during Make-A-Wish trip
    As an infant, doctors didn’t give Oliver De Borde long to live after he suffered severe brain damage due to a congenital heart defect. But two years later, the little Ocala boy continues to brighten the lives of his parents.Recently, however, during a trip provided by Make-A-Wish of Central and North Florida, the family had their luggage and the stroller shared by Oliver and his baby brother, Grayson, stolen.“I couldn’t believe it. We had a very nice trip, [...] source

    Six seniors, ages 62 to 85, caught having sex in Conn. park, police say
    Six senior citizens were arrested at a Connecticut park after they were allegedly caught engaging in sex acts.Those involved ranged in age from 62 to 85, TV station KVUE reports.The incident happened in a conservation area in Fairfield, about 60 miles southwest of Hartford.Police were [...] source

    To combat porch pirates, Texas makes package thefts a felony offense
    We've all seen the videos of brazen thieves stealing packages from doorsteps.Deliveries from Amazon and other firms have become a popular target for so-called porch pirates.Now, one state is doing something about it.Starting Sept. 1, stealing mail, such as packages, becomes a felony offense in Texas, [...] source

    Ohio first-grader points loaded gun at student in school office, email says
    An Ohio first-grader who found his grandmother’s loaded gun at school this spring pointed it at another student, according to a newly released email.On March 8, the child found the 9 mm handgun that his grandmother, Vicky Nelson, who is the district’s transportation director, carried at Highland Local Schools. Nelson was allowed to carry the weapon as part of the district’s concealed-carry plan adopted last year to arm administrators and select staff members to [...] source

    Dealer donates new SUV to husband of El Paso shooting victim
    Once again, the El Paso community has rallied behind the husband of a woman killed in the Aug. 3 Walmart shooting.Antonio Basco got a new Ford Escape SUV this week, free of charge, courtesy of Casa Ford Lincoln. The car he had been using was stolen hours after the funeral for his wife, Margie Reckard, and was later found wrecked and abandoned, [...] source

    ‘Wedding crasher’ on the loose, stealing couples’ gifts, Texas authorities say
    Authorities near Austin, Texas, are searching for a woman they say has been crashing weddings and taking gifts.The woman, who has been dubbed the “Wedding Crasher” by the Comal County sheriff’s office, has been showing up uninvited to weddings in and out of Comal County, posing as a guest and then stealing gifts. The sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in finding the woman and is offering up to $4,000 as a reward for information leading [...] source

    UPDATE: Authorities continue to investigate alleged shooting at La. Walmart
    Update: The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department has released a statement indicating that some details remain unclear following an alleged shooting at a Walmart store on Tuesday.The full statement:″On August 6, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in which the caller stated, “There are two black males in the Walmart on Burbank shooting.” Shortly thereafter, Sheriff’s Deputies arrived to find a [...] source

    Alabama woman uses hot grease to fend off intruder
    Police say an Alabama man picked the wrong house to burglarize.Larondrick Macklin is accused of breaking into a home Aug. 1 in Decatur, about 25 miles southwest of Huntsville, according to TV station WBTV.A woman who lived in the home used a pot of hot grease to defend herself, causing extensive burns to Macklin's face.Police told WBTV that Macklin was [...] source

    Connor Betts: 5 things to know about Dayton shooting suspect
     In less than a minute, nine people were killed and 27 others were injured when a shooter opened fire in Dayton, Ohio's busy entertainment district late Saturday night.Police gunfire took down the suspect, 24-year-old Connor Betts, ending the massacre.Here are five things to know about Betts:1.) Shooting lasted just 32 seconds. City leaders said a number of police officers were already in the area where Betts is alleged to have opened fire, [...] source

    Patrick Crusius: 5 things to know about El Paso shooting suspect
    A busy Walmart became a grisly crime scene Saturday morning when El Paso police say 21-year-old Patrick Crusius took aim at shoppers and store employees.Another person died Monday morning, officials said, bringing the number of fatalities to 21. More than two dozen additional people were injured.Here are five things to know about Crusius:1.) From Allen, Texas. The [...] source

Regional News
    Area residents invited on trip to Tuscany
    Area residents are invited to join the Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce on an 8-day tour of Tuscany. The “Explore Tuscany” tour runs from April 2 to 10, 2020. A travel information session with a preview of the trip’s itinerary will be held Tuesday, June 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at The Manor, 42 West Boylston Street, West Boylston.The trip is open to all area residents. Highlights include Montecatini Terme, Florence, Lucca, Gothic Line, Pisa, a cooking class, Siena, [...] source

    Rep. Ferguson supports bill providing $2.3 million in road and bridge funding for the First Worcester District
    BOSTON – State Representative Kimberly Ferguson (R-Holden) is supporting legislation that will provide over $2.3 million in funding assistance to the First Worcester District for local road and bridge repairs under the state’s Chapter 90 program, according to a press release. The six towns in the First Worcester District will receive the following: Holden $619,898; Paxton $192,183; Princeton $341,061; Rutland $376,544; Sterling $410,022; and Westminster $419,901.The [...] source

Copyright © 2005 - 2019 TheWachusettRegion.com, All rights reserved.
Powered by The Wachusett Region Online