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  1. Winchendon school board quizzes auditor on deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Auditors told the School Committee Thursday night that a crash in the town's accounting system, a lack of communication, double entries and inaccurate reports all led to a deficit the town is facing that the Department of Revenue estimates at $5.7 million. After selectmen would not allow the School Committee to participate in a joint meeting last week with auditors from Roselli, Clark & Associates of Woburn to ask questions about a fiscal 2013 audit that uncovered deficits in several town departments, the School Committee asked the auditors to attend Thursday night's meeting.

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  2. Clinton roundup: Bispo and Massicotte set records for undefeated ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Item Extra

    ... going to miss them next year." The Clinton girls soccer team crushed Murdock 8-0 on Monday afternoon in Winchendon in a Wachusett League D Division game. With two games left in the season, the Lady Gaels own a 6-9 overall record and hold a 4-7 ...

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  3. Winchendon school board quizzes auditor on deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Auditors told the School Committee Thursday night that a crash in the town's accounting system, a lack of communication, double entries and inaccurate reports all led to a deficit the town is facing that the Department of Revenue estimates at $5.7 million. After selectmen would not allow the School Committee to participate in a joint meeting last week with auditors from Roselli, Clark & Associates of Woburn to ask questions about a fiscal 2013 audit that uncovered deficits in several town departments, the School Committee asked selectmen to attend Thursday night's meeting.

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  4. Winchendon manager must goRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    To my friends in Winchendon: A true leader accepts responsibility for the actions of those who report to him.He does not make excuses as to why certain actions took place nor does he blame someone else for his failure to recognize when a problem exists. So now my friends, ask yourself, does the man who manages your town exhibit any of the qualities? If so, let it go.

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  5. Tuesday, October 21, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... about the financial prospects likely to face the state's next governor struck a chord with us. To my friends in Winchendon: A true leader accepts responsibility for the actions of those who report to him.He does not make excuses as to why certain ...

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  6. Obituary: Alice Jacobs VlahosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Groton Line

    ... at the Nashoba Boards of Health Dental Program in Ayer and worked at Dr. Kenneth Bouchard's dental offices in Winchendon for more than 20 years. Alice's passion was dance - she was a dance instructor and DJ for 25 years. She was Demo Director for ...

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  7. No parole for man who killed parents in WinchendonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A former Winchendon man who killed his parents in 1989, then tried to solicit the killing of his co-defendant, was denied parole for a third time by the state Parole Board, a recently filed decision states. William J. Duclos, 44, is serving two concurrent life sentences for the May 22, 1989, slayings of Emile J. and Anna M. Duclos in the family's home at 91 Old Baldwinville Road, Winchendon.

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  8. Sutton student dies, sports canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Sutton High School and Middle School events, including a football game scheduled for Friday at Murdock High School in Winchendon, were canceled for Friday and Saturday following the death of a Sutton High School student Thursday evening. According to a message sent to parents Friday morning, the student who died was Christopher Peltier, a 9th grader.

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  9. Winchendon gives manager new contract despite huge deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Town Manager James M. Kreidler has been given a new three-year contract. The decision by selectmen came Wednesday after an executive session.

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  10. 3 drivers smash into car turning left on Rt. 140 in WinchendonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Seven people were injured and a juvenile was charged in a four-car crash on Route 140 just after 6 Thursday night. Kimberly Stewart, 48, of 68 Gardner Road , Michael Golden, 48, also of 68 Gardner Road, and two juveniles, passengers in her car, as well as the drivers of three other cars, were hurt in a chain-reaction accident that began when Ms.

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  11. 3 drivers smash into car turning left on Rt. 140 in WinchendonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Seven people were injured and a juvenile was charged in a four-car crash on Route 140 just after 6 Thursday night. Kimberly Stewart, 48, of 68 Gardner Road , and two passengers in her car were seriously hurt when they were hit from behind while trying to turn into her driveway.

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  12. Casavant to compete in world championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... is being sponsored in the Obstacle Course World Championship by New England Auto and Truck Recyclers from Winchendon. "They're paying all my expenses for the trip," Casavant said. "I'm very fortunate to have them." Always a talented and competitive ...

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  13. Multivehicle crash closes Route 140 in WinchendonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Route 140 was closed from Route 12 to Teel Road while police investigate a multi-vehicle crash Thursday night. State police were called to assist local police with the accident, which was reported early Thursday evening.

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  14. ConVal: Eye on the ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... stage of his golf career. Hollander had returned to ConVal High School for his junior year, after a year at the Winchendon School in Winchendon, Mass. He and his coach, Monadnock Country Club Pro Dana Hennessey, had big plans. "This past few years ...

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  15. Winchendon selectman quits, bucking shift on town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the best moving forward, said Mr. Blair, a former Wall Street executive and director of external affairs for the Winchendon School. "There is no way with my business experience I could work with the current town manager," he said. "This is unheard ...

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  16. Richard KuehlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury - WINCHENDON - Richard H. Kuehl, 88, of Shrewsbury, a former long time resident of Winchendon, died peacefully Saturday morning, October 11th at Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Shrewsbury, with his family at his side. His wife of 63 years and the love of his life, Rita M. Kuehl, died in 2012.

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  17. Winchendon cannot pay employees, vendors; deficit estimated at $5.7MRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of accounts with the state Department of Revenue, said staff from his office, along with finance officials from Winchendon and the town's financial adviser conducted a cash flow analysis Wednesday and determined the town could not make payroll Oct. ...

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  18. Whole Child school in Fitchburg ineligible for charter approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in the lowest 10 percent. Four towns in Whole Child's proposed district - Athol-Royalston, Gardner, Orange and Winchendon - are in that category. "It's very, very new news to us and surprising news to us," said Concetta Verge, one of Whole Child's ...

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  19. Whole Child school in Fitchburg ineligible for charter approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in the lowest 10 percent. Four towns in Whole Child's proposed district - Athol-Royalston, Gardner, Orange and Winchendon - are in that category. "It's very, very new news to us and surprising news to us," said Concetta Verge, one of Whole Child's ...

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  20. Winchendon superintendent rips town manager over deficit claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    School Superintendent Salah E. Khelfaoui alleges Town Manager James M. Kreidler Jr.'s claim that the School Department is facing a $2.6 million deficit is false. Mr. Khelfaoui said it's the town manager's fault that the deficit got so big in the first place, since the bulk of it developed in a health insurance account managed in Town Hall.

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