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  1. Ash-West students will sit out Walk to School DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Students in the Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District will not be participating in the Wednesday event, which encourages children all over the world to walk to school. District Superintendent Ralph Hicks explained that the decision not to participate was made based on the practical concern that October is a busy month for the school system, as well as for safety reasons.

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  2. Donnelly out to help 'build anew' as director of Ashburnham libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... studies -- but her love of libraries has been consistent since high school. Emily Donnelly, new director of Ashburnham's Stevens Memorial Library, hopes to bring new energy to the library, including collaborating with local schools and making the ...

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  3. Paxton electric rates stable for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... cipal Wholesale Electric Co., which is involved in power supply planning for member towns. Other area members are Ashburnham, Boylston, Holden, Princeton, Shrewsbury, Sterling and West Boylston.

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  4. Rindge police log: Oct. 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... expect to pursue charges. Accident: At 2:45 a.m., on Route 119 near Cutter Hill Road, Samuel Finnegan, 20, of Ashburnham, Mass, lost control of his 2000 Dodge Stratus sedan when he attempted to avoid what he believed to be a baby deer. The car hit a ...

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  5. Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 3 editionRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... operating MV with license suspended/revoked. 5:16 a.m. Arrested, Tyler James Lemieur, 18, of 34 Spruce Dr., Ashburnham, for person under 21 possessing liquor, possession of Class D with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate controlled ...

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  6. Ashburnham neighbors rally to help family after fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... - were injured in the fire. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening. A GoFundMe.com page titled " Ashburnham Family - Fire Fund " was created after the fire to try to help the family recover. The fund was started by resident Kelly ...

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  7. Explosive chemicals found at site of fatal fire in AshburnhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The state's bomb squad and state troopers assigned to the state Fire Marshal's Office were called Sunday night to the scene of a fatal Ashburnham fire on Wilker Road after investigators on scene found chemicals in the basement they feared would ignite. Jennifer Mieth, a spokeswoman with the Fire Marshal's Office, confirmed Monday afternoon that crews were called to the scene Sunday night after 12 canisters of nitroglycerin were discovered in a crawl space in the basement.

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  8. Ashburnham neighbors rally to help family after fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... - were injured in the fire. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening. A GoFundMe.com page titled " Ashburnham Family - Fire Fund " was created after the fire to try to help the family recover. The fund was started by resident Kelly ...

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  9. Electric malfunction to blame for Ashburnham fireRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Investigators say an electrical malfunction is to blame for a four-alarm fire at an Ashburnham home that took the life of an 88-year-old woman.

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  10. After fatal fire in Ashburnham, town steps up with donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    After a four-alarm fire tore through a Wilker Road home in Ashburnham on Friday and left an 88-year-old woman dead, several attempts to provide money and essential needs to those affected have sprung up through social media. A GoFundMe page titled "Ashburnham Family -- Fire Fund" popped up Saturday and, in its first 24 hours, raised nearly $4,000 toward its goal of $10,000.

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  11. Homebuyer class in FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... of five nonprofits that provides education and resources for first-time home buyer and existing homeowners in Ashburnham, Ashby, Athol, Ayer, Baldwinville, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Groton, Harvard, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Leominster, Lunenburg, ...

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  12. Cause of fatal Ashburnham fire was electricalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Fire officials have determined the origin of the fatal fire that claimed the life of an elderly woman Friday to be an electrical outlet in a child's room. The three-alarm blaze that ravaged the single-family house at 151 Wilker Road was caused by an electrical outlet with a power strip plugged into it, state Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and interim Fire Chief Jerry Decoteaux announced in a news release Saturday.

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  13. Art in the openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Artist Allan Forrest Small of Ashburnham paints a landscape Sunday at Stevenson Farm, 84 Mendon Road, during the Blackstone Valley Plein Air Arts Festival . The weeklong festival began Friday with a three-day competition in which artists painted at "open air" locations throughout the Blackstone Valley.

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  14. Ashburnham family 'lost everything' in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Family members of the woman who died in a fire on Wilker Road in Ashburnham went to the scene of the fire Saturday morning. Lisa Dupill and her son, Sam Fernandez, were searching the area for Fernandez's pit bull, Vado.

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  15. Fitchburg mural pays tribute to Marion Stoddard and Nashua River's heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of the building just this morning," he explained. Mr. Allen, who volunteered to take on the project, grew up in Ashburnham and has a history of immortalizing wildlife. He first publicly dipped his brush into the field in 2000, when he began with a ...

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  16. Electrical source ignited fatal Ashburnham fireRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Boston Herald

    An electrical fire killed an elderly Ashburnham woman, making her the state's 47th fire fatality of the year on Friday, a number that has already surpassed the total number of fatalities in all of last year, according to state Fire Marshal Steve Coan. While there is no common thread or any obvious reason for the increase, Coan said a fire in Lowell in July, which killed 7, and a plane crash at Hanscom Field in June, where the resulting fire was officially given as the cause of death, have been the biggest contributors to this year's high tally.

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  17. Fatal Ashburnham fire started in electrical outletRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Boston.com

    The cause of a fire that broke out in a single-family home in Ashburnham Friday night and killed a woman was electrical, according to a statement from the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal's office. The fire at 151 Wilker Road started in an electrical outlet behind a television in a child's bedroom, said Jennifer Mieth, a spokeswoman for State Fire Marshal Steve Coan in a statement.

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  18. Electrical Outlet Sparked Fatal Ashburnham FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | CBS Local

    The state fire marshal's office announced on Saturday that a fatal Ashburnham fire started at an electrical outlet inside a child's room. Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and interim Ashburnham Fire Chief Jerry Decoteaux said that an elderly woman who lived at 151 Wilker Road was killed around 6 p.m. Friday night during a fire.

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  19. Cause of fatal Ashburnham fire ruled electricalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The cause of Friday's house fire at 151 Wilker Road that killed an elderly woman was electrical, State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Ashburnham interim Fire Chief Jerry Decoteaux announced in a statement Saturday. The fire started at an electrical outlet with a power strip plugged into it behind a television in a child's room, Coan and Decoteaux said in the statement.

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  20. Fatal fire in Ashburnham electrical, officials sayRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Boston Herald

    A fire in Ashburnham last night that killed an elderly woman was sparked by a power strip plugged into an electrical outlet, the state fire marshal said in a statement. The fire at 151 Wilker Road started in a child's room, injuring another woman and two children.

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