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  1. Winchendon voters to decide Prop. 2 overrideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... not micromanage what happens inside the community," he said. "I respect home rule in a community." Auditors told Winchendon officials a deficit in the insurance trust fund, a lack of communication, double accounting entries and inaccurate reports, ...

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  2. Police: Bathroom bandit bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    An Athol man accused of robbing someone at knifepoint in a local bar's bathroom was arrested in Winchendon early Thursday morning.

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  3. Greenfield restroom robbery suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWLP

    A man who allegedly robbed another person at knifepoint inside a Greenfield restaurant bathroom was arrested by police in northern Worcester County Thursday. According to Greenfield Police, Jason Comeau , 40, of Athol, was arrested in Winchendon at around 6:00 A.M., and has since been brought back to Greenfield so he can be arraigned.

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  4. Police arrest man accused of robbing victim at knifepoint inside Greenfield barRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS 3 Springfield

    A man who was wanted by the Greenfield Police Department for robbing a victim at knife point while at a local bar was arrested early Thursday morning. Authorities arrested 40-year-old Jason Comeau, of Athol, in connection with the armed robbery that took place inside of the men's room at the Main Street Bar and Grill about 1 a.m. on Nov. 23. Greenfield detectives, with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, the Northwest Anti-Crime Task Force and Winchendon police made the arrest about 6 a.m. Cormeau allegedly pushed the victim against a wall, held a knife to his neck and took all of his cash before he fled the scene.

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  5. Reindeer? Santa's riding on two wheels this Saturday in LeominsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to appear at the drop-off sites before the pack arrives. On Dec. 7, there was a similar Santa's Ride event in Winchendon. Clark said the Winchendon portion is a permanent expansion to the program. Saturday's event will last until about 2:45 p.m. ...

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  6. Kid Suspended for Bringing an Empty Shell Casing to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... in need of an education? Anyway, if all this sounds eerily familiar, perhaps you are recalling the 2008 case in Winchendon, Mass., when Bradley Geslak, age 10, received a 5-day suspension for bringing a rifle shell casing he got from a vet at his ...

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  7. Three injured in Sunday morning Rindge crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | UnionLeader.com

    Police responded to Route 202 at Forristall Road at about 10:39 a.m. after a 2005 Toyota pickup driven by Thomas McBride, 54, of Winchendon, Mass., pulled onto Route 202 from Forristall Road and failed to yield to a 1999 Chevrolet Astro van, driven by John Deveau, 81, of Gardner, Mass.

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  8. William CrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Winchendon/rutland - WINCHENDON/RUTLAND - William S. Crow, 53, formerly of Rutland, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Healthcare Alliance Hospital in Leominster. William was born in Chicopee on April 6, 1961 and lived many years in Rutland before moving to Winchendon in 1994.

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  9. Franklin Pierce Skates Past Framingham StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Patch.com

    The Franklin Pierce University men's ice hockey team used a shorthanded goal and two power-play markers in the third period on Saturday afternoon to erase a 3-2 deficit and pick up a 5-3 win over Framingham State, in non-conference play at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena in Winchendon. Junior forward Brendan Glynn scored twice in the win for Franklin Pierce, while senior forward Ryan McDonald had a goal and an assist for Framingham State.

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  10. Central girls forced to wait to play their debut gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | UnionLeader.com

    The Central girls' ice hockey team was supposed to open its inaugural season Saturday against ConVal of Peterborough but a scheduling mix-up with Winchendon School in Winchendon, Mass., Con-Val's home rink, caused the game to be postponed.

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  11. Central girls have ice dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | UnionLeader.com

    ... girls' ice hockey team in Manchester at Central High. Today the Little Green open their season at 6:30 p.m. in Winchendon, Mass., to face ConVal of Peterborough. "The appealing part about my role as coach is laying the foundation for the program," ...

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  12. Community Good WorksRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Banker & Tradesman

    Eastern Bank, the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley, RTN Federal Credit Union and more are featured in our weekly roundup of organizations giving back to their communities. Throughout December, Athol Savings Bank is holding toy drives in each of its branches in Athol, Ashburnham, Baldwinville, Barre, Gardner and Winchendon to support the annual Toys for Tots Program.

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  13. Faceoff on Fitchburg charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... this year, would include students from Fitchburg, Leominster, Lunenburg, Clinton, Orange, Athol-Royalston, and Winchendon. Teachers, administrators and parents from these communities, including many from Fitchburg, showed up to the library to voice ...

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  14. Proposed charter school stirs crowd at hearing in FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... other cities and towns in the proposal that includes Fitchburg, Leominster, Athol-Royalston, Gardner, Orange and Winchendon, making the region as a whole fall within the lowest 10 percent. Parents, educators and others in favor of the new charter ...

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  15. They call it Thanksmas, a holiday mix for T&G SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Family and Children's Services of Southbridge, Gardner Community Action Committee, WHEAT Community Services, and Winchendon Community Action Committee. Anyone who wishes to contribute to the fund can do so by clipping and filling out the form in the ...

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  16. One-day store at Bay State Savings to benefit T&G SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Family and Children's Services of Southbridge, Gardner Community Action Committee, WHEAT Community Services, and Winchendon Community Action Committee. Anyone who wishes to contribute to the fund can do so by clipping and filling out the form in the ...

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  17. Do we need a 250-mile natural gas pipeline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... still go through Western Massachusetts communities but would not pass through areas of Orange, Athol, Royalston, Winchendon, Ashburnham, Ashby or Townsend. The original proposed route showed the pipeline going through those towns, though it didn't ...

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  18. Through T&G Santa, kids learn that 'somebody cares'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Family and Children's Services of Southbridge, Gardner Community Action Committee, WHEAT Community Services, and Winchendon Community Action Committee. Anyone who wishes to contribute to the fund can do so by clipping and filling out the form in the ...

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  19. Different pipeline route, same needRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to Pelham before ending in Dracut. Thus those opposed to the original route -- which went through the towns of Winchendon, Ashburnham, Ashby, Townsend, Pepperell, Dunstable, Groton and Tyngsboro -- likely have been spared their feared environmental ...

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  20. Gas pipeline co. shows route that bypasses Central Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... still go through Western Massachusetts communities but would not pass through areas of Orange, Athol, Royalston, Winchendon, Ashburnham, Ashby or Townsend. The original proposed route showed the pipeline going through those towns, though it didn't ...

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