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By Jennifer Grybowski 29 Nor’easter. At the peak, about 200,000 ahead of time would have changed the out- State Sen. Stephen Brewer (D-Barre) Turley Publications Reporter homes were without power across the com- come. Reed said plans to better serve their took the stand next, saying nearly his whole monwealth. customers include installing GPS devices on district was without power. A bout 50 local residents, ofﬁcials and The meeting began with comments by contractor vehicles to better improve commu- “I know what a big deal this storm was,” community leaders crammed into the Marcy Reed, president of National Grid nication, keeping in touch with local ofﬁcials Brewer said. “This was life and death for banquet hall at the Brookﬁeld Town (NG) in Massachusetts. She called the storm year-round regarding important information, people. People are angry. There are a lot of Hall Tuesday night, and boy were they mad. “historic” and “catastrophic” and said NG improving the mutual aid system, ﬁnding a people now who don’t trust the utilities.” The crowd turned out for the fourth in ﬁve began preparing Wednesday for a Saturday way to better assess outages and improving hearings held by the state’s Department of hit. She then addressed what she called mis- logistics plans of how the house and feed out- Public Utilities (DPU) into investigation See STORM I PAGE 7 conceptions: That NG’s recent management side crews. Storm damage No snow, costs could no problem total $750,000 - WARREN - By Cristy Bertini Reporter S electman Robert Souza, Jr. reported to the board Tuesday that as of Dec. 13, AshBritt Disaster Recovery and Environmental Services, Inc. and O’Brien’s Response Management, Inc. have completed their tree work in town. “They have fulﬁlled their part of the tree and hanger work that was a major safety hazard,” Souza said. “I’m working with the tree warden to do more tree work. There are some areas that may need more work, with this building (Shepard Building) being one of them.” Souza said there was a disagreement be- TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY RUTH M. LYON tween the project monitors and the town as to whether the Shepard Building qualiﬁed for EAST BROOKFIELD - Santa arrives on Old Betsy, the town’s 1927 American LaFrance ﬁre truck for the East Brookﬁeld Tree Lighting ceremony. FEMA reimbursement, as well as Commins See page 8 for more photos. Pond and a few other places in town. “There See DAMAGE I PAGE 6 Sending a piece of home to soldiers overseas Toy collection By Cristy Bertini Reporter programs still in - WARREN - need of donations N ancy Lowell’s ofﬁce in the Shepard Building was ﬁlled with boxes of supplies and treats being pre- By Melissa Fales pared to be shipped overseas to Warren’s sons Reporter and daughters serving in the military. This year, the special Christmas packages are heading to Kaila Potter, Patrick REGION – Thanks to the efforts of dedicated vol- Noﬁo, Stephen Czaporowski, Steven Degnan, Ryan Ge- unteers, many local children who would otherwise do linas and Christopher Bergman. without will be waking up on Christmas morning to When Nancy’s son Jeremy, an Army medic, was serving ﬁnd a special gift waiting for them. “Everybody’s feel- in Iraq last year, she would send him a package every week. ing the effects of the economy,” said Keith R. Audette, “The soldiers loved beef jerky, gummy bears and dried tuna Chairman of East Brookﬁeld’s Toys for Joy program. ﬁsh,” Nancy said. “Jeremy would pack his backpack and “There are a lot of families out there who really need be out in the desert, in the sand, sleeping on the truck for some help at this time of year.” days and he liked to have those little things.” Audette said he has seen the number of needy fami- Nancy said the soldiers really appreciate the little things lies grow each year. This year, he estimates there are that most people take for granted. “That was one of things I 140 children on the list to receive a present. “That’s saw with my son after being over there. I saw the apprecia- TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY CRISTY BERTINI pretty much double what we had last year,” he said. tion and compassion and good qualities that he had.” (L to r) Nancy Lowell, Clifford Walter, Arlene Norman, Nathan Lowell and Lisa Mundell have been busy creating special Christmas packages to ship to soldiers See DONATIONS I PAGE 6 See SOLDIERS I PAGE 6 overseas. PAGE 2 A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 ? West Brookfield C.O.A. YOUR LOCAL Where MENU ✓ is it Friday, Dec. 16 Beef & Broccoli, Steamed Rice, Carrots, Oatmeal Bread, Pineapple Monday, Dec. 19 Italian Braised Beef, Egg Noodles, Roman Blend A weekly source to local happenings. Vegetables, Whole Wheat Bread, Fruited Ambrosia (Sugar Free Jello) Send all community calendar items to the editor Tuesday, Dec. 20 Chicken Supreme, Roasted Potatoes, Succotash, at email@example.com, or through regular mail at 80 French Bread, Mandarin Oranges Main St., Ware, MA 01069. Final deadline for all cal- Eachanweek, a landmark or of object, photograph other well-known local item Wednesday, Dec. 21 Spaghetti & Meatballs, Broccoli, Italian Bread, Baked Apples endar submissions is Friday at noon the week before intended publication. Thursday, Dec. 22 Holiday Meal: Pork Roast w/ Apple Stuffing, (taken at close range) will Mashed Potatoes, Peas & Pearl Onion, Dinner Roll, Chocolate Mousse run in The Tantasqua Town Common. The photo will be Friday, Dec. 23 Lemon Pepper Fish, Red Bliss Potatoes, Winter Mix CURRENT EVENTS Vegetables, Potato Bread, Fresh Fruit within any of the five commu- nities we serve – Sturbridge, Compiled by Tim Kane Brookfield, Brimfield, Holland CALENDAR firstname.lastname@example.org or Wales. Sorry, no clues. Friday, Dec. 16 – 11:30 Lunch; 12:30 p.m. Bridge Readers are invited to Monday, Dec. 19 – 9 a.m. Wii; 9:15 a.m. Cribbage; 11:30 Lunch; THE WEEK AHEAD submit their answers to Tim 1 p.m. Book Review Kane at telephone (413) 967-3505 or e-mail towncommon@ Tuesday, Dec. 20 – 9:15 a.m. Cribbage; 10 a.m. Social/Yankee JOSHUA HYDE PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL HOST ‘SMURFIN AROUND turley.com. All entries must include the respondent’s answer, Swap; 11 a.m. Podiatrist; 11:30 Lunch; 1 p.m. Busy Bees STURBRIDGE Dec. 1 to Dec. 31. A Facebook Photo Scavenger Hunt! his or her name, address and phone number. Remember, be Wednesday, Dec. 21 – 9 a.m. Wii; 11:30 Lunch; 1 p.m. You may win an original 1983 Smurf Plush Toy! View the photos in the as specific as possible! If it is a photo of a building, entries Smurf Album on our Facebook page. Identify the location of each pic- Silvertones must include the name and location of the building. If it is a ture, fill out the form, and submit any time during the month. Contest close-up of a sign, respondents must indicate where the sign Thursday, Dec. 22 – 8:30 a.m. Tai Chi; 11:30 Lunch for children ages 6-13. Winner will be selected randomly from all is located and how it is used. Of course, if it is a photo of a Friday, Dec. 23 – 11:30 Lunch; 12:30 p.m. Bridge correct entries. random object, like an American flag, no additional informa- tion is necessary. THE STAGELOFT REPERTORY THEATER WILL PRESENT ‘A The name of the person who provides the correct answer CHRISTMAS CAROL’ 450A Main St., Sturbridge on Dec. 2 - Dec. 18 first will be featured in the newspaper. each Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., each Sunday at 2 p.m. with spe- In order to qualify for the weekly “Where Is It?” con- test, entries must be received by the end of the day on the Warren COA Menu cial Saturday matinees at 4 p.m. on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. Tickets are $17 adults, $15 seniors 65+, $8 students 12 and under. For informa- Monday after publication. The winner’s name, along with the Monday, Dec. 19 – Cabbage Soup, Janik Keilbasa, Potato, tion and reservations call 508-347-9005. Stageloft Rep is completely correct answer, will be published in the next edition of The Green Beans, Rolls, Dessert, Milk, Coffee handicap accessible. Tantasqua Town Common.ast Week’s Winner Tuesday, Dec. 20 – Pork Chops, Mashed Potato, Mixed Vegetables, Roll, Dessert, Milk, Coffee EAST BROOKFIELD HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST Is your house Wednesday, Dec. 21 – Chicken Soup, Chicken Patty on and yard decorated for the holiday season? The Friends For the Email Editor Tim Roll, Chips, Dessert, Milk, Coffee Community would like to be sure your efforts are rewarded. Once Kane with your Thursday, Dec. 22 – Garden Salad, Ham & Cheese Quiche again, the committee is asking that, to be considered for a prize, you best guesses at send your address to: email@example.com. “Friends” w/ Broccoli, Rolls, Dessert, Milk, Coffee t k a n e @ t u r l e y. member Judy Shute has announced that three winners will be select- Friday, Dec. 23 – Chef’s Surprise com or log on ed by a panel of judges on Dec. 20; prizes of $100, $75, and $50 will Monday, Dec. 26 – Center Closed Merry Christmas! be awarded. “Be sure to e-mail us your address,” Shute reminded. to our Facebook Thursday, Dec. 29 – Birthday Party 11:30 a.m. Sign up Questions? Call Judy at 508-867-9924, or e-mail the committee at page at www. facebook.com/ required. $6. the above address. QuaboagCurrentT Menu: Baked Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Peas, Carrots, ownCommonnew Apple Sauce, Rolls. Birthday Cake, Ice Cream. 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Quaboag Equipment 27 Fiskdale, Rt. 148, Brookfield, MA 01506 508-867-6227 u] www.simplicitymfg.com A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 PA G E 3 PUBLIC MEETINGS First Congregational Church to hold Brookfield TUESDAY, DEC. 20 Board of Selectmen, 6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. NORTH BROOKFIELD - Each year WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21 the First Congregational Church is the scene Recreation Committee, 7:30 p.m. of a very special worship service - a favorite of many in the area. The service begins at 7 p.m. East Brookfield on Saturday, Dec. 24. A Children’s Christ- MONDAY, DEC. 19 mas Pageant entitled “The First Christmas.” Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. Under the direction of Mrs. Lene Guertin TUESDAY, DEC. 20 over the past few years, the presentation has Conservation Commission, 7:30 p.m. added some very special moments. Children Parks and Recreation Committee, 7:30 p.m. and teens work hard to prepare a well-or- WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21 chestrated Pageant with some unique touch- Planning Board, 7:30 p.m. es. Lene’s husband, Grege, has added some “special effects” including a glowing star that Hardwick moves across the “sky”. TUESDAY, DEC. 20 The service concludes, as it does every Gilbertville Water District, 5:30 p.m. year, with the lighting of candles throughout the sanctuary. Then, the congregation joins New Braintree in the singing of some favorite Christmas Carols by Candlelight. Associate Pastor Ken WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21 Winters says, “This is one of my very favor- Board of Assessors, 7p.m. ite moments of worship each year. There is something about the illumination of the can- North Brookfield dlelight that warms our hearts and reminds TUESDAY, DEC. 20 us of the precious light of Jesus humble en- Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. trance into our world.” Senior Pastor Dave WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21 Libby and the Church family extend a warm Board of Health, 6 p.m. invitation to everyone to join them. “Every- Planning Board, 7 p.m. one needs more light in their lives. Everyone needs His Light.” Sturbridge The Church is located in the center of N. Brookﬁeld just north of Hannaford’s Market MONDAY, DEC. 19 Call the Church Secretary, Debby Arnold, at Board of Assessors, 5 p.m. 867-8428 or Pastor Ken at 867-7214 for more Board of Selectmen, 6:30 p.m. Board of Health, 7 p.m. information. 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The Sturbridge Lyme Aware- ness of MA (SLAM) has led a well-orchestrated campaign to educate the public and influence lawmakers that Lyme Disease is real and is affecting thousands of residents who go undiag- nosed by doctors or have no idea the condition even exists. If you have ever tried obtaining a diagnosis for Chronic Lyme Disease, then you know it can be an often-frustrating obstacle to overcome. The same shouldn’t be said for our own legislators. While legislation is now in place in the Commonwealth to allow physicians to treat Lyme disease for as long medically necessary, it seems this legislation has not given physicians who do under- stand the issues and the disease the freedom to treat patients in a hospital setting. Lyme has become a very political disease and despite anti-trust violations sited by, then Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, many continue to ignore insufficient treat- ment guidelines and deny patients available treatments. SLAM attempted earlier this year to convince state Rep. David Linsky, D-Natick, who chairs the House Committee on Post Audit and Oversight, to push the chronic Lyme is- sue more on Beacon Hill. Linsky seemed to be taking appro- priate action after acknowledging the “Lyme Crisis” months ago, however, formation of a Legislative “Lyme Commission” is still in limbo and has frozen any ability for further advo- cacy. It’s surprising given Linsky authored an April 2011 report calling Lyme Disease a public health crisis. He went on to state in his report that “virtually every family in Massa- Letter to the Editor chusetts has been affected by Lyme Disease in some way… Over 4,000 new cases of Lyme disease were reported in Mas- sachusetts in 2009, the last year for which ofﬁcial totals are Sturbridge STM was well done available. In reality, due to reporting issues, probably many TO THE EDITOR: town meeting was a great success I hope future town meetings are as times that number occurred…. The state’s ofﬁcial response to in terms of increased attendance, well done as this one was. Lyme disease can be characterized as haphazard at best.” I did not agree with some of the many meaningful comments and We agree with SLAM that the state Legislature should outcomes as decided by the votes questions by those attending, and Don Miller pick up the baton and ﬁght for a Lyme Committee to be of those who attended, but I must the overall conduct of the meeting formed. Without such a committee, the Legislature would say that the Dec. 5 (Sturbridge) by the town moderator. Well done! be hard pressed to provide more funding for the crisis, given the state budget currently does not earmark any public funds for prevention, treatment or education of Lyme Disease. Moreover, ﬁghting Lyme Disease where it’s created – on the state’s deer population – can’t occur until the Legislature ad- justs hunting and vegetative chemical treatment regulations. Amaryllis antics and Christmas cactus escapades And adding to that lack of awareness, the Massachusetts De- A partment of Public Health cannot itemize what it spends on few years back my Mom received one of cactus,” my babci’s Christmas cactus that is. While Lyme Disease, and only a few local Boards of Health have those boxed amaryllis kits for Christmas. It I have vivid memories of hundreds of fuchsia-pink any signiﬁcant plan or programs. In 2009 alone, 417 cases of contained a bulb, some growing medium and flowers trailing over the edge of my mother’s plant Lyme Disease were ofﬁcially diagnosed in our area. Count- a plastic pot. She followed the instructions and stand from this very same plant, it has been a decade less parents are regularly ﬁnding ticks year-round on their - voila! - in six or so weeks had gorgeous or more since I’ve witnessed those sorts of children and pets. Our own CDC (Centers for Disease Con- trol) acknowledges the underreporting of Lyme disease and red flowers on double-stems. They were spectacular - rivaling any I have ever seen. I N THE GARDEN fireworks in my living room. Right now the plant is stuck somewhere between the faulty testing available, but offers no solutions. As I recall the “show” lasted well over a archaic and infantile. You see, there amidst Considering millions of dollars are lost in employee absences, month - what a perfect anecdote for the last the corky old stems is a newer cutting. hundreds of school children miss school, and millions of dollars remaining winter blues. Some time back one of the segments fell are spent in medical care, you would think the state Legislature After the amaryllis bloomed she followed off and I stuck it there for lack of a better would have its ears perked up. Linsky’s Lyme report was quite my instructions to achieve a repeat perfor- place to put it. It rooted and is flourishing, clear and vivid. It is now up to our legislative leaders to take the mance. As expected the bulb went dor- even blooming sparsely. Two environmen- next step. This is a public health crisis after all. mant. She watered it and green growth tal factors are responsible for coaxing the appeared. We waited and we waited some Roberta McQuaid plant into bloom. The first is temperature more. No flowers. Sometime last spring and the second is light. If temperatures the amaryllis went the way of all nonper- at night range between fifty-five and sixty formers - it was chucked into a small brush pile in the degrees for a six week period the plant will set buds woods behind her house. Of course, this was done regardless of day length. If temperatures run higher without the knowledge or permission of the Garden than that, thirteen hours of uninterrupted darkness Lady, who in general has a soft spot for fallen stars will bring about buds. Simply put the plant to bed and would have gladly given it a home. Fast-forward each night from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. until buds form. My OWNER/PUBLISHER: PATRICK H. TURLEY six months to clean up the garden day. I am lugging luck in achieving blooms this year has been tempera- a tarp of spent broccoli plants etc. up to the brush ture-related; because I left the plants outside until EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: KEITH TURLEY pile for disposal. What do I see there at the edge of early fall its temperature requirements were met and VICE PRESIDENT OF PUBLICATIONS: DOUG TURLEY the woods? No, it can’t be. Yes it is. It’s an amaryl- I am delighted with blooms, albeit just a few. ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: BETH BAKER lis plant in full leaf, healthy as can be. So, instead of The smart thing for me to do would be to wait until letting it succumb to winter temps, I dug it up and spring when the Christmas cactus enters an active EXECUTIVE EDITOR: TIM KANE brought it home to live with the other has-beens I phase of growth and separate the two plants. Maybe GRAPHICS MANAGER: STEPHANIE HADLEY have pitied over the years. Will it flower this winter? with some new soil I can reintroduce some vigor CIRCULATION MANAGER: CHARLANN GRISWOLD Maybe, but if it doesn’t there is always hope for next into those wonderful woody stems, and at the same year. Here is what I will do: Throughout the spring time give the youngster some room to roam. It will Sports Editor DAVE FORBES and summer I will provide the bulb with full sunlight, be fun to see which plant out-blooms the other next ample water and fertilizer. When fall rolls around its Christmas. Advertising Sales JEANNE BONSALL, JACQUELINE HAESAERT, TIM MARA foliage will begin to yellow and the bulb will enter Roberta McQuaid graduated from the Stockbridge School Office Assistant PAM MOEN dormancy. I won’t water it at all during this time, of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts. For the but after a couple of months I will repot and resume last 19 years, she has held the position of staff horticultural- Correspondents Ruth Lyon, Cristy Bertini, watering. With good fortune, blooms should appear ist at Old Sturbridge Village. She enjoys growing food, as Jen Grybowski in 6-8 weeks. well as flowers. Have a question for her? Email it to jour- If you have followed this column for a while, you firstname.lastname@example.org with “Gardening Question” in the This newspaper is published weekly on Friday by Turley Publications, Inc., office located at 80 Main Street, Ware, Mass. Telephone (413) 967- will probably remember that I am “keeper of the subject line. 3505. 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So brought for them. much to do – shopping, wrapping, working, holiday Blast From the Past parties, pageants and school events, and the clock is Here is a recipe that is sure to impress your holiday guests when you are pressed for time. You can make Thursday, March 29, 1962 ticking down to Christmas Eve. But, as crazy as it gets, the cheesecakes the day before, and ﬁnish them with it’s all worth it on Christmas morning watching my chil- the toppings right before serving. Excerpts from the Ware Christmas Cheesecakes River News Archives Compiled by Jessica Peltz- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. minute. Add sour cream, lemon Eight ounces cream cheese, Student Reporter zest and vanilla. Beat until well softened For crust- combined. Fill each cupcake liner One-half cup canned pumpkin Three and one-half cups crushed almost to the top with ﬁlling. puree Telephones or No Telephones? graham cracker crumbs Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool, One-quarter teaspoon nutmeg WARREN – Selectman Michael B. Guzik Six tablespoons white sugar gently remove the cakes and place Pinch of orange zest has proposed that the town pay to put tele- Three quarters of a cup unsalted in the refrigerator until thoroughly One-half teaspoon vanilla extract phones in all of the police cars. However, butter, plus three more table- chilled. Three and one-half cups some people argue that the phones might not spoons, all melted confectioner’s sugar always be effective. When a call comes in, a For toppings- policeman might be out of the car or be at a Mix all ingredients together I top some with the traditional Beat all ingredients except dead spot in town. A decision has not been in a large bowl. Line two 12-cup cherry and blueberry pie ﬁllings, sugar with a hand mixer until well reached yet on this issue. mufﬁn tins with paper liners. Put but I also make a chocolate ga- blended. Add sugar, a little at a one tablespoon of the crumb mix- nache and a pumpkin cream frost- time and beat until combined. Blue Ribbon Specials! ture into each liner and pat down ing and arrange them on a large Top cakes with frosting and WEST BROOKFIELD - Get your tightly. tray. That way, you have a little sprinkle some crushed Pepperidge general electric refrigerators now at only something for everyone’s taste, Farm Bordeaux cookies on top. $139.00!!! For ﬁlling- and the colors look very festive! Six eight-ounce packages cream After the cakes are thoroughly What’s for lunch? cheese at room temperature Chocolate ganache- chilled and frosted, gently peel the WEST WARREN - Monday: Open hot One and one-half cups sugar Bring three quarters of a cup liners off before arranging them on roast beef sandwich with gravy, buttered Six large eggs of heavy cream to a simmer in a a large serving tray. Keep them re- spinach, deep-dish apple pie, and milk Three teaspoons vanilla extract saucepan. Add eight ounces semi- frigerated until serving. Wednesday: Corn chowder, egg salad One and one-half cups sour sweet chocolate chips and stir until sandwiches, celery and carrot sticks, peanut cream melted. Do you have a favorite recipe butter custard pie, and milk Three good pinches lemon zest Drop a spoonful of melted that you’d like to share? Please Friday: Roast turkey, dressing, mashed chocolate on the chilled cake and e-mail it to me at cbertini@turley. potatoes, gravy, buttered pumpkin, cranberry Beat the cream cheese on low place back in the refrigerator to com and I will feature it in an up- sauce, bread and butter, ice cream, and milk speed for one minute. Add the set. After the chocolate sets, sprin- coming column. eggs, one at a time and continue to kle some powdered sugar on top. beat slowly. Gradually add sugar Cristy Bertini lives in Hardwick and continue to beat for another Pumpkin cream frosting- with her husband and two children. SEND US YOUR NEWS! 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Deadline Growths, Acne, Warts, Rashes 508.885.5396 • 508.867.3232 for submission is Monday at noon for the following www.howelumber.com week’s edition. 85 South St., Ware • (413) 967-2246 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7-5, Sat. 7:30-3 PAGE 6 A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 Local Quabbin students honored for achievements BARRE - Quabbin Regional School District proudly In order to receive the scholarship, a student must be Kane Hardaker New Braintree announces that 67 seniors are eligible for the Massachu- enrolled in a Massachusetts public high school in his or Merissa Rainville New Braintree setts John & Abigail Adams Scholarship. If awarded the her senior year.” Stephanie Johnson North Brookﬁeld scholarship, these seniors may apply the award toward The following local students and their parents were Kelly McCarthy North Brookﬁeld tuition at a Massachusetts public state college or univer- honored at a breakfast on Nov. 18: Brittany Peterson North Brookﬁeld sity. According to the MA DESE website, “Scholarship Joseph Lacharite Warren eligibility is based on each student’s ﬁrst attempt at tak- Nicholas Hoffman East Brookﬁeld Angela Nurek West Warren ing the grade 10 MCAS tests in ELA and Mathematics. Kaelan Burkett New Braintree Kylie Smichinski West Brookﬁeld SOLDIERS I FROM PAGE 1 Warren Community Television’s Lisa Mundell. Arlene Norman, Nancy’s son Nathan and Clifford Walters joined She said another thing the soldiers love to receive is in the effort. Nathan and Clifford are freshmen at Quabo- letters. “The CCD kids wrote letters and made cards and ag Regional High School and also work for WCAT12. the guys loved them. Jeremy took pictures of the soldiers Nancy, who is the Warren Town Clerk, said if anyone reading the letters and sent them back so the kids could see would like mailing information to send letters, cards or how much they appreciated them.” packages to the soldiers, to please contact her at 413-436- Jeremy sent his mom a special gift last year after Christ- 5701 ext. 3. mas - he came home and surprised her. “He just showed Some items that are very popular with soldiers are inter- up. It was right after a bad snow storm, but he made it in,” national phone cards, small packages of wipes, Lunchables, Nancy said. “I thought I heard him laughing and he was twizzlers, potato chips, beef jerky, cookies, crackers, pow- there. I was crying, shaking and laughing all at the same dered drink mixes and chewing gum. Chocolate should not time. It was the best surprise I ever had in my life.” be sent because it melts due to the high temperatures. Send a child Although Jeremy is now back in the states, she decided to keep sending out packages to men and women who live Nancy said she will continue to send packages as long as our soldiers are away. “It’s nice to give them a little piece something special in town that are serving overseas, so she partnered up with of home when they are so far away.” this Christmas – a personalized DONATIONS I FROM PAGE 1 very thankful for all of these donations.” Anyone who wants to make a donation to the Jingle letter from Santa! Audette has been the chairman of the annual toy drive for the last six years. “This is by far the biggest number of kids Fund can drop off a toy or a check at WCES, 51 School- house Drive. “We’ll accept anything at the school all day, we’ve had in that time,” he said. any school day,” said Delanski. Additionally, toys may be Unfortunately, Audette said donations are down this dropped off at the Warren Public Library, located at 934 Brought to you by Turley Publications, year. “I would say we are at a third of what we had last Main St., Warren or the West Warren Public Library, lo- this memory of a lifetime is a year, if that,” he said. “The problem is that everyone is feel- cated at 2370 Main St., West Warren. Checks made pay- ing a ﬁnancial crunch. People are ﬁnding that they just able to the Jingle Fund can be mailed to WCES at the special opportunity to personalize don’t have as much money to donate as they might have above address. a child’s in the past.” The North Brookﬁeld Police Association runs the Toys Audette said he hopes that people will keep Toys for for Joy program, which will serve about 40 families in that Christmas Joy in mind as Christmas draws near. “We have a lot of town this holiday season. “We’ve been very lucky in that the holiday! needy people this year,” he said. “I hope things pick up so citizens and local businesses have been very generous, year we can help them have a nice holiday.” after year,” said Police Chief Aram Thomasian, Jr. “They Brand-new toys for the Toys for Joy drive can be are very in touch with what we need and what we hope They’ll also dropped off at the East Brookﬁeld Post Ofﬁce, located to do.” Thomasian said brand-new toys may be dropped receive an at 103 Mechanic Street, or at the Memorial Town Com- off at the North Brookﬁeld Police Station, located at 55 plex, located at 122 Connie Mack Drive. Monetary dona- School St. Anyone wishing to make a monetary donation autographed tions may be mailed to Toys for Joy, P.O. Box 575, East may do it in person at the station, or mailing it to Toys for photo along Brookﬁeld, MA 01515. Please make checks out to “Toys Joy, c/o North Brookﬁeld Police Association, 55 School for Joy”. St., North Brookﬁeld, MA, 01535. Please make checks out with a In Warren, the Jingle Fund is underway. Headquar- to North Brookﬁeld Police Association Toys for Joy. Christmas tered at Warren Community Elementary School, the Jin- The West Brookﬁeld Police Association also has a spe- Coloring Book. gle Fund will serve 209 children this year. “Donations have cial drive to help make Christmas bright for children who been coming in steadily,” said Kathy Delanski who is coor- are in need. David Pierce and his wife, Leane, coordinate dinating the Jingle Fund efforts. Delanski added that the the program. “We really enjoy doing it,” said Pierce. “Kids number of needy families has increased slightly this year. are special and especially at Christmas time, you want to Simply cut out the coupon below, fill in your Delanski said cards with the name, age, and gift wish see them happy.” Pierce said this year there are about 35 payment information and enclose your check for of a child are distributed throughout the community, in- families signed up to receive gifts. He said local businesses $9.95.* The letter will be delivered with the auto- cluding at local churches and at Quaboag Regional High and residents have been very generous in response to the graphed photo and coloring book just in time for School. “A resident can choose a card and then ﬁll that drive. Pierce said they use monetary donations to purchase Christmas! Quantities are limited, so don’t delay, wish for that child,” explained Delanski. special toys the children are hoping for, as well as winter order your gift today! When cash donations are made, the school uses that jackets, hats and gloves. Anyone wishing to make a do- One name per letter. *$9.95 for the first one, $7.95 for each additional. money to provide each child with new pajamas and a new nation should mail a check to the West Brookﬁeld Police Make copies of this form as needed. Expires 12-25-11. book. “Those are very basic things, but to many of these Association, P.O. Box 1128, West Brookﬁeld, MA, 01585. children, they mean a lot,” said Delanski. Please make checks out to West Brookﬁeld Police Associa- CHILD’S NAME(S) Delanski said the school is grateful for the many busi- tion and write “Christmas drive” in the memo line. “We’re nesses and community organizations that support the Jin- glad that we are able to do this,” said Pierce. “It’s all for the gle Fund. “The Senior Center has been great,” she said. kids. Christmas is for kids.” “The Warren Spa held a coffee day to raise money. We are SHIPPING ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP every intent to wrap it up quickly, so I can get it down to DAMAGE I FROM PAGE 1 Boston.” is probably $5,000 or $6,000 worth of more work.” Schlosstein told the board that he needs to know where He said that to date, 1,626 trees have had branches cut to proceed with the ﬁnances, as the town has many proj- YOUR NAME ects that it has advanced funds on, such as the sewer line from them and 2,900 cubic yards of debris has been hauled out of town. “We are currently chipping a bunch of other and the Chapter 90 project. ADDRESS areas that we have access to that are light in debris and “We have a serious crunch and this isn’t the time of year we are currently handing out bid packages for a lump sum when we bring in a lot of revenue,” Schlosstein said. “We clean-up of the rest,” Souza said. “It would be a lot more should also emphasize (to department heads) that we are CITY STATE ZIP reasonable than paying by the cubic yard to have AshBritt in a spending freeze.” pick up the rest of it.” Souza told Schlosstein that he will have some solid PAYMENT ENCLOSED: He also said that the storm account is approximately numbers for him right away. He also said that he estimates $125,000. Police details have totaled $13,500, monitoring the bids to come in at $100,000 or less for the rest of the ■ CHECK ■ VISA ■ MASTERCARD ■ AMEX ■ DISCOVER costs have totaled $50,000 and $406,000 for AshBritt tree debris clean-up. “I anticipate anywhere between $3,000 - CREDIT CARD # cutting costs and tree removal for a total of approximately $6,000 of tree work left that we would do as well, so we’re $610,000. Souza said he will have more accurate numbers looking at $105,000 more than the $610,000 we’ve spent,” EXP DATE: 3 DIGIT CODE: Souza said. “It’s probably going to be in the $750,000 next week. PHONE: Town Treasurer William Schlosstein told the board range, which would be the total expenditure for the storm that he wanted to emphasize the fact that the town is in clean-up. We didn’t quite as much debris removed as we MAIL THIS COUPON TO: the middle of a severe cash crunch. “It allows us to ﬁnance wanted, but if we allowed them to remove another 5,000 emergency clean-up costs over not more than a two-year yards of debris, that would be another $250,000 in costs.” Santa at Turley, 24 Water Street, Palmer, MA 01069 or period,” Schlosstein said. “However, it requires at least a Souza told the board that by having the tree warden call 413-283-8393 for immediate assistance. preliminary estimate as to how we expect to spend those use the chipping crews as he has been, and going out to Quantities are limited. Turley Publications reserves the right to end offer at any time. Payment will be returned if offer expires due to limited quantity being costs. There seems to be some uncertainty with respect to bid on heavily damaged areas, it will save the town almost sold out. Sales are based on a first come first serve basis. how to conclude these costs. We have to look at this with $100,000. A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 PA G E 7 STORM I FROM PAGE 1 ahead. He said between the 2008 ice storm, said. good customer service during the outages. the June 1 tornadoes, Hurricane Irene and He said there should be training and “When I called I was continually told the Brewer called for a robust vegetation then the Oct. 29 Noreaster, his residents equipment available to local emergency power was coming back and that was very management plan, smart metering to ﬁg- have had it. responders so that the town can determine frustrating,” Neal said. “They were not ure out who’s out and who’s on, having li- “I don’t know how much more residents whether lines are safe. He also expressed particularly courteous and they had no in- aisons with accurate information available in this area can take, emotionally and phys- frustration that NG did not take advan- formation that was of use to me.” for towns and to accommodate the way the ically,” Creamer said. tage of the town’s offers of highway equip- East Brookﬁeld resident Mike Jac- weather is changing due to factors like glob- ment and personnel assistance during the quith, a licensed electrician, said the DPU al warming. He said more than 100 people recovery. should take some of the blame by not hold- contacted his ofﬁce with complaints. “I find you incompetent. Sturbridge Town Administrator Shaun ing NG accountable in previous storm “It is so wrong to tell a citizen power will Suhoski implored the DPU to use its au- situations. be back on at 11 p.m. tonight when it won’t I’d like to fire thority to ensure compliance in the future. “This isn’t just storm damage, it’s about be on for ﬁve more nights,” Brewer said. “If it’s not coming back on, tell me. The pa- you right now.” He said that having a NG liaison did not a company-wide problem,” Jacquith said. prove helpful, as the liaison had inaccurate “I don’t think you’re working in the best tience of the legislature is gone in relation and untimely information. He asked that interests of the customers out there.” to this. We need to do a better job.” - Michael Johnson, Brimﬁeld resident, in the future liaisons should work with lo- Michael Johnson of Brimﬁeld said he State Sen. Richard Moore (D-Ux- to Marcy Reed, president cal ofﬁcials to educate towns about ERPs was out of power for eight days. bridge) said he had served FEMA in the National Grid Massachusetts and also that they work with emergency “I ﬁnd it curious you started your past, speciﬁcally being involved in drafting responders to identify priorities. comments with excuses,” Johnson said ERPs. “We need to work together on this, to Reed directly. “I ﬁnd you incom- “You don’t wait until the storm to try it He called for heavy ﬁnes to be levied sharing reliable, credible, real-time infor- petent. I’d like to ﬁre you right now.” out and see what’s wrong,” Moore said. against NG and urged state legislators to mation,” Suhoski said. He then addressed the DPU. Moore said there needs to be an alterna- take a serious look at removing impedi- Brookﬁeld resident Patricia Boucher “We need competition,” he said. “Na- tive to modern technology to getting infor- ments facing municipalities in forming their said she was frustrated because every time tional Grid has no skin in the game. They mation out to people. He also said he wants own municipal power companies. she called NG, they said her power would are a foreign entity. They don’t care.” to make sure any penalties assessed against “There is no greater way to send a mes- be back the next day. She said she was also According to the DPU, the investi- NG are not passed onto the ratepayers. sage to NG than to allow more competi- frustrated because she lives by the Stur- gations are focused on compliance with State Rep. Anne Gobi (R-Spencer), tion in the state, to give municipalities to bridge line and NG restored power to the DPU’s performance standards for emer- who had a representative there on her be- take it upon themselves [to form their own Sturbridge line and then turned around gency preparation and restoration of ser- half, called NG’s response “ludicrous” and power companies],” Creamer said. instead of continuing on the road. vice, including: Preparation for and man- said she wondered if the company’s ﬁnan- Holland Board of Selectmen Chair Spencer resident Mike Malone said he agement of the restoration efforts with cial concerns had trumped public safety. James Wettlaufer said that public safety thought the problems were a result of cor- respect to the October snowstorm; alloca- Attorney General Martha Coakley’s has to be the number one issue for NG, not porate greed. tion of company resources in the affected representative Paul Stakutis said NG has restoration of power. “What we’re seeing is the result of cor- communities; communications with state, a “sad history” of such situations and urged “On Sunday night there were no roads porate consolidation,” he said. “We have local municipal and public safety ofﬁcials, the DPU to approach the investigation dif- passable for emergency vehicles,” Wet- the 11th highest electric rates here in Mas- and with the department; dissemination of ferently this time, reassessing the mandat- tlaufer said. “They were totally impassible sachusetts. I think we need more for our timely information to the public; and iden- ed Emergency Response Plan (ERP) stan- for 48 hours because power lines were money. NG is a company and their job is tiﬁcation of company practices requiring dards and weighing the cost of response to down. It was late Wednesday before roads to minimize their cost for the max proﬁt.” improvement. these storms to preventative measures. were open. That’s totally unsatisfactory. It Malone said it may be true the layoffs The hearings are being held across the “While the weather in New England created an unnecessary public safety cri- only affected ofﬁce workers, but called state in order for the DPU to accept ver- can be unpredictable, this investigation is sis.” for a report showing how many linesmen bal and written testimony as part of their not,” Stakutis said. Wettlaufer said Holland’s highway su- have retired and not been replaced in re- investigation into whether or not electric Sturbridge Board of Selectmen Chair perintendent requested the town be shut cent years. companies violated the DPU’s standards Thomas Creamer said that while the crews down, but was told several times it was not Brookﬁeld resident John David Hold- for emergency preparedness and restora- themselves did a great job, he could not ex- possible, even though Wettlaufer main- craft said he had called NG several times tion services. tend that compliment to management and tains Brimﬁeld was shut down after the concerning some trees on his property that People who want to submit statements/ that accountability and responsibility are tornado. He called for the DPU to revise were hanging over wires. The trees were testimony about how they were affected by missing in large parts from NG. the ERP to allow power shut-offs to com- never taken care of and sure enough, he the storm can do so by mailing comments “I found the response by NG disorga- munities. said, those trees were the ones that snapped to Mark D. Marini, Secretary, Depart- nized, disjointed, disconnected and at times Brookﬁeld Board of Selectmen member the telephone pole by his home. ment of Public Utilities, 1 South Station, irrational,” Creamer said. Stephen Comtois focused on the costs that “I think their preparation was very 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 or e-mail- He formally requested a vegetation towns incur as a result of a storm like this. poor,” Holdcraft said. ing comments to dpu.eﬁling@state.ma.us management report for Sturbridge for He also said NG needs to work on making Sturbridge resident Kathleen Neal and to the Hearing Ofﬁcer at Jennifer. the last 10 years and said liaisons served sure towns are aware of the ERPs and are spoke of the ﬁnancial consequences she M.Murphy@state.ma.us. The deadline for little purpose in his town due to their lack clear on how to proceed after storms. suffered both as a homeowner and a lo- all submissions is at the close of business of information, making the biggest chal- “It is unacceptable to wait days for NG cal small business owner without power. 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Mark and Sheryl Carpentier, chairmen of the EB Pride committee, welcomed the gathering crowd to the area outside the com- plex, where song sheets were passed out and everyone joined in the timeless music of the season. Marty, the small, shaggy black dog who never misses a party, wore his Christ- mas antlers, but no one would believe he was Rudolph. He sang along anyway. Everyone liked Selectman Larry and Sue Gordon, who “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas”. also help out with EB Pride, added to the mu- sicality of the event. Selectmen Leo Fayard was there to welcome Santa as he appeared in the town’s 1927 American-LaFrance ﬁre truck. The truck sported appropriate holi- day bling, doing its best to outshine the tree. Larry and Sue Gordon To recorded accompaniment, the as- join in the carol sing. sembled partiers ﬁlled the air with the songs of the season. They were dressed for the oc- casion and there to sing, it appeared. Song sheets provided help with the words; sing- ing along with the Chipmunks was a special treat. Youngsters gathered about the tree to welcome Santa in his red suit and even red- der chariot. He was gaily escorted inside the library, where he sat next to yet another tree, welcoming youngsters to his lap and listen- ing to whispered conﬁdences. Photographers Travis Gordon and his ﬁ- ancée Rebecca Metivier photographed each Sophie Letourneau wore a special hat youthful guest with Santa, their contribution and a big smile to the East Brookﬁeld’s to the event. The photos will be displayed on Christmas Tree Lighting. the town’s website, they said. They will be smiling for the cameras themselves in May, at their wedding. Everyone was invited to share the hot chocolate and cookies, provided annually by EB Flatts. Mark Carpentier commented on the large attendance at the annual event. “This is the largest crowd we’ve ever had,” he enthused. “There were events at two churches in town tonight, and I’m sure other gatherings. I’m just so pleased to see everyone here.” East Brookﬁeld Pride is a small organi- (Right) Sheryl Carpentier and zation established by Carpentier to “do the Chris Messier serve small things around town that need to be hot chocolate with done but are not on anyone’s list of respon- whipped cream. sibilities. We have volunteer help when we ask for it,” he said. “This is a great commu- nity.” TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY RUTH M. LYON (Left) Travis Gordon and Rebecca Me- tivier photographed all visits with Santa, their contri- bution to the eve- ning. The photos will be displayed on the town’s web site for everyone’s enjoyment. Jameson DiAm- bra enjoyed the chocolate chip cookies. A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 PA G E 9 Brookﬁeld residents make the holidays Bicentennial calendars are now available more luminous By Jennifer Grybowski Turley Publications Reporter -BROOKFIELD- Driving along Route 9 can be a long, dark trip on a win- ter night, but on Christmas Eve, hundreds of weary travel- ers ﬁnd respite in the hundreds of luminaries placed along the road by Brookﬁeld residents John Loveland and Bob Keehn. And this year, many more people will be able to enjoy the brightness in the dark night when the luminary project expands to the town common. Loveland and Keehn grew up in Quaker Town, Penn. Loveland explained that 30 or 40 years ago, a church group had gone to Germany for Christmas and the whole town there was lit up with luminaries on Christmas Eve. The church group brought the tradition back with them and lit up the church property. Before long, the idea had spread to the congregation’s homes, then to local businesses. “It became a thing where people from other towns TURLEY PUBLICATIONS SUBMITTED PHOTO would drive or walk around the town just to see the lumi- NORTH BROOKFIELD – Feb. 28, 2012 will mark the 200th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of North Brookﬁeld. To kick off the celebration naries,” Loveland said. of this important milestone, the Bicentennial Committee is pleased to announce that a calendar featuring historical photos from the North Brookﬁeld When they moved to Brookﬁeld about 10 years ago, Historical Society and private collections is now available for sale. The cost is $10 and calendars may be purchased at the town ofﬁces in the Duncan Building or at the Haston Library. Loveland and Keehn brought the tradition with them. On their property, they placed about 125 luminaries on Christ- mas Eve for the ﬁrst few years. “It is no nice to bring back the simple holiday,” Keehn said. Then, at the requests of their neighbors, they began COA, emergency squad helps residents placing luminaries along their property on Route 9, and the properties of their neighbors on both sides of the street. prepare for future emergency needs “It is so pretty with the illumination,” Loveland said. “People would drive by and honk their horn or blink their By Jennifer Grybowski chair Barbara Clancy with spearheading the project. lights or stick their head out the window and yell ‘So pret- Turley Publications Reporter “I wish we had more people like [Clancy] that thought ty!’ I think people really appreciate it.” of these things to help out,” Karrmann said. “The citizens Resident Kathleen Wild was one of those people that -BROOKFIELD- of this town are a great help.” enjoyed seeing the luminaries each Christmas Eve and in Clancy said during the disasters the town faced talking to her friend, resident Kermit Eaton, one of the F or some, the natural disasters this town has faced this year, she realized something needed to be done. neighbors who has luminaries placed in his yard each year, in the last year have highlighted the need to be “Being on the Council on Aging and being concerned thought it would be a nice idea to expand them. prepared. about the seniors out there, I just feel there should be a “We thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be nice to extend this into the Many residents rely on breathing, testing or other de- private list to know who needs electricity, who needs to center of town,’” Wild said. vices that are electrically-powered. Others have medica- be helped, and a way to communicate with them,” Clancy Wild, who is also the chair of the Banister Common/ tions that require refrigeration. The Brookﬁeld Council said. Mall Committee, said that not only did she think the lumi- on Aging and Brookﬁeld Emergency Squad are working Many seniors these days have cell phones, which can naries would be beautiful, but that they would bring the together to compile a list of residents who may need as- be a good thing when phone lines are knocked out. But common and mall to the forefront on Christmas Eve when sistance with medical devices or medications during di- the downside to that is there is no way town ofﬁcials people are attending church services. sasters or long-term power outages. can obtain those numbers in order to call and check on Loveland and Keehn were immediately on board when “It enables us to have a list of people with special people unless they submit their number to a list such as they heard about the idea. medical needs so we can do welfare checks on them,” this one. “To have them come and ask us to participate was a nice said Brookﬁeld Emergency Management Director Keith Anyone interested in being on the list will need to thrill for us,” Keehn said. Karrmann. “We have the safety and welfare of those with ﬁll out a simple form, including name, contact informa- Loveland said he and Keehn had actually thought about medical needs in mind.” tion and medical need. In exchange, they will receive a placing luminaries on the common before, but thought it Karrmann said that in the recent disasters, some card with pertinent contact information for emergency would be too much work for two people to do alone. people have requested help with such things. If someone responders. “So we were happy when they offered to help,” Love- needs this type of help, he can arrange to get them to a “I just think there needs to be something that people land said. place where there is electricity/refrigeration. can put on their fridge saying ‘This is where I can go or Wild said she was pleased at their response. “Having a list for managing these types of things in who I can call if I need help,’” Clancy said. “There are lots “I was really excited when I heard this was actually emergencies is an asset,” Karrmann said. “Any informa- of needs out there, no question about it.” happening,” Wild said. “Maybe this will start something tion is good information and this list will deﬁnitely be a Realizing the many people are private about their that can be even bigger next year.” help.” Karrmann credited Brookﬁeld Council on Aging See HELPING I PAGE 10 See HOLIDAYS I PAGE 10 AMHERST/OAKHAM AUTO RECYCLING, INC. 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Clough of New But Clancy said this effort is simply a symptom of a Braintree cooked up a storm in the larger problem: Seniors don’t know where to get help. kitchen for the New “I don’t think a lot of people know what is available Braintree Church to them,” Clancy said. café. She reminds seniors that if they need a ride to a medical appointment, they can call the West Brookﬁeld Senior Center at 508-867-1407; if they need services to remain in their homes they call the outreach worker at TURLEY PUBLICATIONS the North Brookﬁeld Senior Center at 508-867-0220; PHOTOS BY CRISTY BERTINI and that Tri Valley, Inc arranges for many services that are no-cost or provided based on one’s ability to pay such as providing Meals on Wheels, in-home services and special assistance and companionship where need- ed. Contact Tri-Valley at 1-800-286-6640 or visit the Tri-Valley website at www.trivalleyinc.org. HOLIDAYS I FROM PAGE 9 The project is not sponsored or funded by the town. It is strictly a volunteer effort. Loveland and Keehn agreed to donate the bags, which are simply brown lunch bags, and to secure 820 candles from their hometown. Loveland’s sister is bringing them with her when she comes to visit for the holidays. “It will be fun,” Loveland said. “I can’t wait until everything is lit and to take the family to go and see them and enjoy them.” The idea is to place luminaries around the perim- eter of the common/mall, the island on Route 9 that the Garden Club cares for and by the gazebo on the com- mon. “The luminaries should stay lit all night,” Wild said. “Then we have a plan for picking them up in the morn- ing.” Volunteers are needed to help with the project. Those interested in folding the bags can pick up a bunch at the Merrick Public Library to either work on there, or take home and return between now and Christmas Eve. On Christmas Eve, volunteers are needed at 1 SueEllen Stott shares a laugh with Santa after telling him she has been p.m. to ﬁll the bags with sand, place candles inside and Ron Shepard of Wilbraham sells his wife Elaine’s chocolate covered treats. Ron said he could vouch a good girl this year. place around the common and mall. Volunteers are also for every item on the table. needed on that day at 4:30 p.m. to light the candles. Local crafters deck the halls If you would like to help, please call Wild at 508- 867-4123 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. NEW BRAINTREE – The an- of homemade soaps, artwork, jewelry, also take a horse-drawn carriage ride. nual “Christmas in New Braintree” wooden crafts and pastries. Wreaths The proceeds from the craft fair craft fair was held on Dec. 10. 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First left after Tantasqua High School DIRECTIONS: From Rt. 9 Brookfield follow Rt. 148S 3 miles. 508-867-9736 16 Holland Road, Wales, MA Turn right on Schoolhouse Rd. A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 PA G E 1 1 Sixth-graders serve up a holly jolly BREAKFAST by Ruth M. Lyon Turley Publications Reporter - EAST BROOKFIELD - T he school cafeteria resounded with the happy buzz of family fun, as sixth-graders bustled about, check- ing to see that parents, grandparents, siblings and friends had plenty to eat, an opportunity to visit with the guy in the red suit, and purchase tickets for an abundant variety of rafﬂe gifts. East Brookﬁeld Elementary Schools students and their parents hosted Breakfast with Santa as a fundraiser for the trip that 27 sixth- graders will take in April, when they TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY RUTH M. LYON visit the nation’s capital. This will be Santa and sixth-grade elves Maraysa Volesky and Nicole Burritte enjoy a cozy moment beside the tree. the 17th annual trip, a rite of passage for the school’s sixth-graders. Christina Cro-Dufault, chairman for the event, worked in the kitchen, where her crew served up a hearty breakfast of pancakes with a variety of toppings, including strawberries with whipped cream, sausages, and beverag- es to serve all tastes. “We’ve been busy since the doors opened at eight; we’ve served 250 breakfasts so far,” she smiled. Seconds were allowed. Next to the tree in the lobby, a smil- ing Santa occupied the seat of honor. The bearded gent happily posed with every child who wished to conﬁde special wishes while parents and grandparents snapped photos. Occasionally, elves joined him for a quick hug as they assisted shy visitors to East Brookﬁeld Elementary Santa’s lap. School sixth-grader Zachary Nearby, Susan Button greeted visitors and supervised Michaud enjoys a cup of hot cocoa at the Saturday morn- the action at a rafﬂe table laden with attractive gift baskets ing Breakfast with Santa. and other special prizes. He said the objective of the As happy winners collected their rafﬂe prizes, Button breakfast was to raise funds for the springtime trip to reported that the effort had been a resounding success, Washington, but it was also with more fundraisers in the works. “There will be an ice a lot of fun. Sixth grader Lauren Baker worked at the well-organized rafﬂe table. Each rafﬂe package included “theme” gifts. cream social in January, and other fun events to follow,” she said. “We hope everyone who came to breakfast en- joyed it so much they’ll plan to come to our other parties.” - legal - Legal Notice cial Affairs”, Section 7, as amended, the Board of December 12, 2011 by making the following Selectmen shall appoint one Town of Brookfield-The change to paragraph one: community member for a following by-law amend- In the first sentence, one-year term, one commu- ments were voted on and deleting the phrase “one nity member for a two-year approved by the Town of member of the Planning term and one community Brookfield on Friday Board” and “One member member for a three-year November 18, 2011. The of the Treasurer’s office” term.”; A t t o r n ey G e n e r a l h a s and inserting in its place In the original fifth sen- reviewed and approved this “the Treasurer” and deleting tence, changing 3) by delet- by-law on December 7, “holding no appointed or ing “cost over $10,000” and 2011. elected office in the town”; replacing it with “cost over SUPPORT COMMUNITY BUSINESSES The Town voted to Deleting the fourth sen- $5,000”. amend the Town’s general tence and replacing it with Michael P. Seery by-laws as follows: the following “The commu- OFFICE OF ARTICLE 2: nity members shall serve THE TOWN CLERK We’re located on Rt. 20 The Town unanimously staggered three-year terms. 6 CENTRAL STREET between Rovezzi’s Restaurant voted to amend the Town For the first fiscal year after BROOKFIELD, MA 01506 and St. Anne’s Shrine. 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Cannot be combined with any other offers. call 413-813-5350 today PAGE 1 4 A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 The deadline for submissions for Sports is the Monday 12 noon, prior to publication. Send information, to Sports Editor Dave Forbes, email@example.com or send it through the mail to: Turley Publications c/o Sports Editor Dave Forbes, 24 Water St., Palmer, MA 01069 www.turleysports.com Lady Cougars on their game to defeat Rams TURLEY - NORTHBRIDGE - all of those levels. So Quaboag has brought in the contem- PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY porary former superstar of the team, Becky Berg as one of BOB SCHRON By Bob Schron Button’s top assistants. Turley Publications Sports Correspondent “It’s been good working with the kids,” Berg said in a Quaboag’s Jake recent interview. “I’m familiar with the culture here. It’s Wisniewski I t isn’t always that an opening game victory could mean worked out.” exploded on a lot. But for the Quaboag Lady Cougars basketball On the ﬂoor, Jess Korzec has been a ﬁery leader. to the scene team, its smashing 2011-2012 debut carried with it a last year. Against Northbridge, she joined forces with the expert noticeable impact. sharpshooter Alexandria Plante (Ariana Plante is also on Forward Alexandria Plante and point guard Jess Ko- the team) to make what could have been a dicey opener go rzec each scored 12 and Quaboag opened up its 2011-12 all Quaboag’s way. season with a resounding 61-37 victory over SWCL rival The Cougars led it 22-11 at the half and extended their Northbridge. lead to 39-17 at halftime. The perennial contenders who had won seven straight Quaboag’s inside attack has been boosted by the play of Central Mass Division 3 championships before being un- Herring and the returnee, Colleen Morin, the 6’ junior. seated by Sutton last season, Quaboag has to battle the at- Button had been concerned about the sudden dearth trition. In just the past three years, they graduated stars of returnees last week. But in contrast, with Morin back, Sam McCann (2011), Olivia Jankins (2010) and Meaghan the Lady Cougars could address McCann’s irreplaceable Burns and Meaghan O’Keefe (2009). strength inside with decidedly effective complementary Coming into this year, the Cougars are led by new players. coach Al Button, a shrewd veteran who has coached this year’s young team at the JV level. And they have had to replace their entire perimeter attack — Jordan Loughlin, Herring’s length served her well this fall of course for coach Joe Mooney’s revitalized soccer team. A keeper, she is thought to be a potential star in that sport. Last spring Game-winning Jill Lavallee and Ally Korzec. Monday against Northbridge however, they swung into action with speed, quickness and strong inside play. on the hardwood, Herring, a natural in basketball is there ever was one, had sudden impact in the Districts. She keyed the team’s stunning comeback semiﬁnal win over free throw edges “We have ﬁve new starters, so it’s tough,” said center Brittany Herring. “But we like the team that we have. We’re up for the challenge.” West Boylston as, of course, then, an eighth grader. Morin is a potential star. She’s come back this season and in preseason scrimmages, was a true force, providing Cougars in opener If there had been any doubt about the leadership on this strength inside and also showing she is able to connect - WARREN - team before the start of the year, it’s being resolved each from 12 feet and in. day. Against the Rams, Morin scored seven. By Bob Schron “We’re working hard,” said coach Button. “The girls “We have a tough schedule,” said Button, “and we Turley Publications Sports Correspondent have come up through the system, so they know what to know that we may not appear as strong on paper as we expect. There may be some days when we feel as if we’re have been in the past, but the girls have come to play; as The last time Thomas Jankins was running the always ﬁtting in missing parts of a puzzle, but on the whole, time goes on, we’re just looking to keep improving. The point in an ofﬁcial basketball game, it was the cham- we’re optimistic.” identity of the team may be different this year.” pionship game of the Division 3 Districts. And as There’s a new look to the coach staff as well. been the case throughout his signature career thus far The game, of course, has become increasingly younger Bob Schron is a sports correspondent for Turley Publications. at Quaboag, Thomas was on his game. Trailing by anyway with the proliferation of summer leagues, AAU He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. 17 to an overpowering Whitinsville-Christian team, and suburban competition — and its excellent coaching on Jankins took over. He converted three consecutive 3-pointers and nearly saved the title for Quaboag, de- spite the loss of Ryan Plante to an injury. Warriors post victories on opening weekend That was last season. Monday at the high school, Jankins again starred, but again it would result in a tough defeat again, this - STURBRIDGE - Tantasqua defeated Grafton, 45-20, in their South- time to 2010-11 D2 champion Northbridge. ern Worcester County League opener at the Reserva- By Bob Schron Rams forward Jurrell Cromwell converted one tion. Turley Publications Sports Correspondent free throw with 11.9 left off of a play that had broken Tantasqua was at Grafton in boys basketball earlier down to give the injury-plagued Rams a come-from- this week. behind 52-49 win. T antasqua moved into immediate contention over In boys action, the Warriors rallied from a seven- the weekend in boys basketball, defeating Divi- Northbridge, which put together a memorable point deﬁcit in the fourth quarter to defeat its highly- sion 1 foe Doherty, 71-70. run of its own to the D2 title last season, had been regarded Division 1 foe. Junior Corey Gatta led Tan- After a stunning 36-point defeat at the hands of Divi- utilizing Cromwell in an unfamiliar spot because of tasqua with 19 points in the win. sion 1 favorite Leominster, the Lady Warriors bounced injuries. Jake Ryan and Matt Phelan are both out back on Monday night. which required players like Cromwell to step up. See WARRIORS I PAGE 15 Or step out because the Rams were still learning the offense, the last second play broke down, accord- ing to coach Paul Baker. Panthers slow start costly in loss to Wildcats “The game was tied (49-49), so we wanted to take a time out,” said Baker. “But Alex saw an opening. It worked out, but it wasn’t our plan.” - BARRE - He added, “This was a big win for us. Because Quaboag never, ever makes it easy because of their By Bob Schron hustle and Thomas Jankins is a tremendous player.” Turley Publications Sports Correspondent On the other side, the Cougars, rebuilding this season on the ﬂy in back of Jankins, Josh Toppin Q uabbin had hopes and fears as the Panthers girls and phenom Jake Wisniewski, found their rhythm basketball team began play Friday night against after halftime. Gardner at the high school. After taking a 16-13 lead on a three from Jankins Their hopes: That with a strong senior contingent back (25 points-8 assists-3 steals), Quaboag fell behind as — including all-star Lydia Deneen — they would be able Harrison Murphy (16 points) keyed an 11-1 run to to start strong. close the half. Their fears: Because of a pair of probable season-end- But after the break, Quaboag locked in defensive- ing injuries to two of their stars, point guard Brandi Pas- ly. Its unit of Wisniewski, Jankins, Ethan Lacaire, ternack and swing player Brittany Curran, the team would Nick Schlosstein and Toppin limited inside touches lack focus. for Murphy, pressing the Rams ion the perimeter The Wildcats quickly capitalized. They took a 7-2 ﬁrst with tenacity. quarter advantage, extended their lead to double digits (18- The defense opened the court up and the Cou- 7) in the second quarter and defeated Quabbin, 41-24. gars went on an 11-3 run to take a 37-35 lead, the “We committed too many turnovers,” said Quabbin highlights a pair of ﬁeld goals by Schlosstein, a three coach Gene Rich. “Because of that, it’s a tough way to by Lacaire and a brilliant back-and-forth passing dis- start. Emotions may have played a title into it. We have some players who are new to this level, but after they got See FREE THROW I PAGE 15 TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY BOB SCHRON See PANTHERS I PAGE 15 Quabbin’s Lydia Deneen (21) passes the ball to Quabbin’s Alyssa Kowal (14). A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 PA G E 1 5 - sports - Hevy hits 3-pointer, Hevy hits three shots in Lady Warriors look to repeat loss to SUNY Cobleskill - STURBRIDGE - off-season. One of these, freshman Clau- put themselves in a position to make an dia Fleshman was outstanding in summer even better run this year. COBLESKILL, N.Y. - Anna Maria By Bob Schron league play, a precocious ballhawk on the “Every year is different, of course,” said women’s basketball player and North Turley Publications Sports Correspondent perimeter and a good offensive threat. the coach. “Right now, it’s too early to tell. Brookﬁeld resident Amanda Hevy She leads four other freshmen, includ- I would consider us to be a young team, C knocked down a 3-pointer in a 59-51 oming off one of its best seasons ing Maggie Simons, Jezy McGuire, Mo- but with enough experience and most loss to SUNY Cobleskill on Tuesday, ever, the Tantasqua girls basketball riah Burns and Liz McGuire. importantly, extraordinary senior leader- Dec. 6. team started the 2011-2012 season At this point, the team expects Simons, ship” Those were the only points for her with a high-proﬁle matchup, traveling to McGuire and Burns to split time between It includes, of course, the splendid pair in the game. Teammate Chelsea Blair Leominster on Friday night. the varsity and jayvee. of captains, Brooks, a brilliant three-sport hits 3-of-6 shots for six points before No matter what happens though, the “We’re optimistic,” said Goyette. “The athlete, and Frio, a great lacrosse player as fouling out. Lady Warriors are primed for the chal- girls have put in the time in the offseason, well as an impact player on the hardwood. lenge this week and throughout the sea- young players who have played Subur- The coach said, “Olivia is a special play- son. With good reason: In senior captains ban, JV, Town Leagues, Juniors and sum- er. Unique. She’s president of the national Lindgren helps out in Olivia Brooks and Melissa Frio and with mer leagues. And last year, we got great Honor Society, friendly, intelligent, a real a very strong mix of juniors and under- experience.” young leader. And on the court, she’s s defeat to Suffolk classmen, the Warriors feature talent and Last season represented a proud mo- superstar, extremely talented everywhere chemistry. ment for the Lady Warriors and their ter- she plays. DUDLEY - Nichols College wom- “We’re feeling good about our team en’s basketball player and Sturbridge riﬁc young coach. It was the ﬁrst title of “And Melissa’s another who is a fantas- right now,” said coach Tom Goyette. “The Goyette’s career as after years of challeng- tic kid, taking younger players under her resident Kristina Lindgren had ﬁve girls have worked hard and been on the points on 2-for-7 shooting from the ﬁeld ing, Tantasqua took the Southern Worces- wing. I can’t say enough about our cap- same page since the beginning of pre- ter County League Central crown. tains.” and 1-of-2 from the line in a 52-37 loss season.” to Suffolk on Thursday, Dec. 8. They ﬁnished 14-6 and in retrospect, In addition to Brooks and Frio, the She then added four points on 2-for- Warriors have Amanda Martin at center, a 8 shooting in a 53-43 loss to Connecticut player who has worked very hard at mak- College on Saturday, Dec. 10. ing herself into an impact player. Also up front is Ashley Fogwell, a six-footer who Youth soccer hosting spring signups Gubitose delivers in the coach noted brings size and athleticism to the frontcourt. Jess Frio and Casey WARREN - The Warren Commu- tary School lobby from 6 to 7:30 p.m. win over Nichols Mantyla are swing players who were con- nity and West Brookﬁeld Youth Soccer associations are pleased to announce Registration fee for the U14 team is $50 per player. Mail in registrations will tributors last season as well. Kylie Lowe WORCESTER - Sturbridge resi- is back, another in a cast who plays tena- the return on an Under 14 travel team. be accepted thru Jan. 6, 2012. dent and Clark men’s basketball player cious defense and is a ball hawk. Return- Through combined efforts there will be If you have any questions feel free Jake Gubitose had nine points and a ing after ACL surgery, Amanda Volpe is one boys team and one girls team. to contact: Greg Majewski, WCYSA team-high two assists in a 58-56 win also expected to contribute. Registrations for the upcoming President, at 413-436-7908 or Mark over Nichols on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The Lady Warriors have made them- spring season will be on Thursday, Dec. Swistak, WBYSA President, at 508- Gubitose was 3-for-8 from the ﬁeld selves into contenders because of their 15 at the Warren Community Elemen- 867-6107. and 1-for-2 from the foul line. commitment to the game throughout the FREE THROW I FROM PAGE 14 line for four free throws down the stretch. PANTHERS I FROM PAGE 14 The Rams’ veterans capitalized. With Murphy gradually gaining an that lead, we fought back. So we can begin play by Jankins and Wisniewski after a advantage over Quaboag’s gallant Scott to take something away from this.” steal by Thomas. Duncan, it set up a Northbridge 8-2 run Jill Sauvageau (13 points, eight assists) Then at the third quarter buzzer, Top- which tied resulted in two Alex Cone free and Denise Della-Giustina (11 points) pin recovered a loose ball and nailed a throws to tie it, 49-49. paced Gardner’s attack and the Wildcats three, giving Quaboag a 42-39 lead after Cromwell then sunk his free throw, built their lead to 18-7 at the half. Fresh- three. and Quaboag had a chance to win it. man Shayna Yacyshyn also made a strong “The younger guys played great,” Jankins swept up the court, evaded one contribution with seven rebounds. Jankins said. “Now, we have to get the defender, but his 11-footer with 3 seconds Devon Jurczyk (nine) led Quabbin, older guys in synch so we can close games remaining fell off. the point guard scoring all of her points on like this out.” “Our kids did a fantastic job,” said three-pointers. In a tense fourth quarter, it appeared coach Chris Reilly. “We have young play- But in this admittedly somewhat ragged that the Cougars would pull off a much- ers who are still learning situations. You opener for both teams, it was Sauvageau needed upset win. They retained a lead, can’t put an opposing team on the line who had the most control. Gardner had 47-43 on a brilliant hustle display by Top- when you have a lead like that. We prob- defeated Quabbin ﬁve days earlier when pin of three offensive rebounds which ably should have won, but I’m extremely the teams had scrimmaged in Mahar’s an- ultimately led to a putback by Jankins happy with our players’ effort. We made nual jamboree. Sauvageau knew what to off of his own miss. When Thomas again inexperienced mistakes. But we’re taking expect. converted a 14-footer, it was 47-41 with positives galore out of this game.” The junior commented, “Our defense 3:41 left. stepped it up,” she said. “In the second But the Rams recoiled and lit out for TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY BOB SCHRON Bob Schron is a sports correspondent for quarter, we put the pressure on. Shayna the win. Quaboag was unwillingly com- Quabbin’s Lindsey Howland (24) follows through on a Turley Publications. He can be reached at did a real good job for us. We knew that jump shot. plicit, committing two key personal fouls email@example.com. they were missing two of their most impor- on the perimeter that sent the Rams to the tant players. So we tried to capitalize.” Quabbin’s early struggles ultimately breaking one-minute ﬂurry, all in transi- proved too costly to overcome, disappoint- tion. That made it 32-15 with just 6:00 WARRIORS I FROM PAGE 14 Goyette talked about the early part of ing for Quabbin because as the game pro- the season. remaining. gressed, they appeared to be much more Quabbin concluded the evening with Senior Windell Westbrook added 17. “To get the win was important for us,” engaged. Because Deneen, Lindsay How- The Warriors had trailed virtually Goyette commented about play in the another unit, scrambling and hustling; this land, Jacqueline Welch and Alyssa Kowal group of Mary Beth Parslow, Steffany Hal- throughout the game including at half- Southern Worcester County League. have had multiple years in Rich’s system time, 32-28. Tantasqua was the Central champion frey, Carleigh Zalneraitis, Madison Schiltz now, they were able to stay competitive and Welch never stopped competing, However, they cut into the margin and a year ago and ﬁnished 14-6 overall. even if the desired cohesion was absent. were able to get into a back-and-forth “We know that we’re playing in a though the ﬁnal result was all but settled. Quabbin misses Pasternack, her leader- “That was the way we needed to go,” contest down the stretch. very capable league. Winning it was an ship on the court, and her playmaking abil- In girls basketball, Tantasqua faced accomplishment. Defending it is a chal- Rich said of the decision to play a scram- ity. Curran’s athleticism seemingly opens bling unit at the end. “I liked their level of the daunting task of playing the Lady lenge.” things up for Deneen, a Mid Wach B all- Blue Devils, who had defeated Tantasqua He added, “You can’t tell how things energy. The ﬁrst unit struggled offensively. star a year ago. The team was unable to lo- So did the second unit. But we closed it out handily last season as well. will go so early, though. A lot of things cate Deneen almost throughout; as a result, Quinn O’Connell scored 27 points can happen. But we like our chemis- that way. I just thought we took too many Lydia was limited to just four rebounds on outside shots. We need to work the offense to pace Leominster. Freshman Claudia try, the mix. Things may go either way a scoreless night. Fleshman led the Warriors with 15. against the best teams. We’re still formu- more, and get better with our footwork, de- “Our search for chemistry hurts our fensively.” “There were certain things that we lating our team. That’s why it’s important frontcourt players,” said Rich. “It took us a had to expect,” said Tantasqua coach to keep competing. Leominster plays a The freshman Parslow’s emergence long time to get any kind of rhythm.” could be a key. Jittery at the beginning in Tom Goyette. “We know about Leomin- very aggressive brand of basketball. It’s For a moment, Quabbin got back into ster. They have one of the best programs why they’re one of the top programs.” her ﬁrst varsity action, she, along with the it. On the opening possession of the third team, grew more relaxed and conﬁdent to- in the state.” Tantasqua hosts Division Central quarter, Jurczyk converted a three. Sud- But the Warriors regained their foot- Mass champion Millbury at 7 p.m. ward the end. Though young, she could denly, Quabbin was within eight (18-10). provide an impact, necessary to comple- ing in the game Monday night in Stur- Thursday. But their chances swiftly faded. Ya- bridge. ment Deneen and Howland. cyshyn scored a pair of putbacks. How- “One (Mary Beth) feels more comfort- Eight players broke into the scoring Bob Schron is a sports correspondent for land scored a three to cut it to 26-15. But column. Melissa Frio scored 11 and Ol- Turley Publications. He can be reached at able, we’ll encourage her,” Rich said. “She then Della-Giustina, Sauvageau and then could really help us.” ivia Brooks added eight for Tantasqua, firstname.lastname@example.org. Yacyshyn all scored in a sudden back- which led 22-10 at the break. PAGE 1 6 A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 - education - Quaboag students to represent their communities in Project 351 Tantasqua student to fund By Cristy Bertini tuition with winning hobby Reporter By Jennifer Grybowski Turley Publications Reporter - WARREN - -STURBRIDGE- Quaboag Regional eighth-graders Dev- on Maloney and Kailyn Fellmeth will head Many students these days worry to Boston on Jan. 14 to represent their about how they are going to pay for communities of Warren and West Brook- college. Not Tantasqua Regional High ﬁeld in participating in Project 351, a state- School student Jason Girouard of Brim- wide community service project created last ﬁeld. He’s got it all ﬁgured out. year by Governor Deval Patrick, where an Girouard enters lots of video contests. eighth grader from all 351 cities and towns And he wins lots of video contests. To in the commonwealth come together for date, he has entered nine national con- one day to perform a service project. tests on his own and won eight of them, When the school administrators asked six of those being a ﬁrst place prize. He teachers for suggestions as to which stu- has won nearly $13,000. Recently, Gir- dents should represent the school, Devon TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY CRISTY BERTINI ouard won the Joe Foss Institute Schol- and Kailyn’s names were mentioned by arship Program, which earned him a multiple people when asked which students Eighth-graders Devon Maloney (left) and Kailyn Fellmeth $10,000 scholarship and the Intel “What embodied good citizenship, dedication and will represent Warren and West Brookﬁeld in Boston for Project 351. inspires you to learn?” contest, which TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY JENNIFER GRYBOWSKI service to their school and community, de- earned him a new laptop to keep creat- pendability, and good character. Jason Girouard Devon volunteered for the past several ing videos on. Devon and Kailyn aren’t sure as to what years at the Sturbridge Senior Center and Girouard said he ﬁnds out about the in the effort and take the time to get their project will be when they head to Bos- she also helps out at a farm in Charlton. contests by searching for them online. there,” he said. “Your life is what you ton, and they can’t wait to ﬁnd out. “I heard Kailyn is an honors student and member He said the prizes are usually the moti- make it.” that last year one of the students that went of the National Junior Honor Society. She vating factor for entering a certain con- Entries were judged by a panel of got to work in a food pantry with Celtics is also a member of the student council, she test, but with the Intel and JFI contests, Intel and education experts based upon players,” Kailyn said. “That would be really is the class president, and she is a manager he said it was the theme that interested relevance to the question and compel- cool.” of the ﬁeld hockey and basketball teams. him. ling nature of entry, including supple- The girls say they were surprised that Devon is also an honors student and “They were really good topics,” he mentary materials submitted. they were the ones chosen to go, even member of the National Junior Honor So- said. “I felt passionate about them and The prize for that contest was a though neither is a stranger to community ciety. She is also a student advisor. they gave a good message.” Toshiba laptop with Intel 2nd Genera- service. As for career goals, Devon wants to The Joe Foss Institute (JFI) is a tion Core i5 technology for him to keep, Kailyn went on a week-long trip to work with horses, speciﬁcally equine acu- 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to plus a Sony Internet TV for the school. Washington, D.C. last year, working in puncture and acupressure, which she has inspiring America’s youth to patriotic Principal Michael Lucas said he was several different food pantries along side some experience with already through her public service. According to its website, very proud of Girouard and was thrilled students from Quaboag and Quabbin volunteer work. the institute has developed a series of to receive the television. Regional and North Brookﬁeld schools, Kailyn says she wants to be a lawyer, nationwide scholarship contests that ask “Jason is one of those kids that makes which was sponsored by the Congrega- a veterinarian, an actress, or perhaps all the youth of America to take some time Tantasqua a unique place,” Lucas said. tional Church in West Brookﬁeld. three. to ponder what the phrase “American “He has clearly found his passion and values” means; to ponder what our free- that is what we want for all of our stu- doms cost; and to ponder what it means dents here. We are very proud of him.” to be an American. Lucas thought Girouard should have Girouard responded with a moving a say on how the television he won is video expressing why he thinks Ameri- used. The pair decided it would be best can rights are worth defending. used by being installed in a conference “We have the rights we have, we say room for student groups and organiza- what we want, petition what we believe tions to utilize. is wrong,” he said. “We take that for “Jason liked the idea of it being here granted but we shouldn’t. Other coun- for student groups,” Lucas said. “It is tries don’t have the same rights as we do wonderful for Skype or presentations or and we have them because thousands of meetings occurring through the web.” men have fought for those rights. I think Girouard made his ﬁrst video in the they are worth defending.” eighth grade as part of an English proj- He narrated the video with his es- ect. Then, he and his friends began mak- say and used pictures and images of our ing videos for fun. country’s ﬁght for freedom throughout “It was something I liked,” he said. history as well as some stock footage of In those early days, Girouard used things like a bald eagle. He estimated it his parents’ old VHS camera. But he has took him about 15 hours to ﬁlm and pro- graduated to much more sophisticated duce the video. equipment these days. He has received When he came across the JFI con- cameras as gifts and has used his win- test, he knew entering it would bring nings to purchase equipment, including him to another level because the prize a new computer and editing software. CLUES ACROSS 37. Capital of the 4. Rapid bustling 31. A women’s was a $10,000 scholarship; much larger 1. Leavened rum cakes Apulia region movement undergarment Ironically, however, he has never than he has won in the past. taken a media class at Tantasqua. 6. Stepped on 38. They __ 5. Centripetal 33. Cost Information “I try to enter contests with prizes be- “I learned it all on my own,” he said. 10. Arab outer 39. Linear unit (Span.) 6. Wound around Report garments 40. More lucid something 35. Trims low $500 because I thought the higher “The media classes are always full. I’ll be 14. Positive pole 41. 6th largest Russian 7. Sumac genus 36. River rising in NE ones would attract more professionals able to take it next semester.” 15. Sharpening stone city 8. Original Equipment Turkey with expensive equipment,” he said. Girouard said what he likes best 17. Atomic #38 43. Fights a short bout Manufacturer 37. Soap blocks “But I decided to take the risk. Clearly about the video production process is 19. Omnivorous 45. Ancient Olympic 9. Alcohol withdrawal 39. Overnight case it worked out well.” the editing. What he likes best about the mammal of C and S Site symptom 40. Derisive literary Girouard said he was shocked when contests is the pressure to win. Am. 46. Companion animals 10. Unkeyed works he got the phone call that he had won. “I like working trying to make it the 20. Records electrical 47. Indian frocks 11. Small water travel 42. Simply “It was pure joy,” he said. “It wasn’t best video it can be,” he said. “I like the brain currents 49. SE Indonesian vessel 43. 5th wheels until I got off the phone that I realized 21. Without (French) island 12. Family Formicidae 44. A furry ﬁght to be the best.” the extent of how big this award was.” For the amount of contests he enters, 22. Mother’s sisters 50. The winged 13. 3rd largest whale animal skin For the Intel contest, students simply one might think that is his main hobby. 23. An open skin goddess of the dawn 16. Scamper 47. Burning of the infection 53. Exchange of goods 18. Container Hindu widow had to submit at least 50 words answer- Not so. Girouard is on the student coun- 24. Long mucilaginous 54. Bird in a pear tree counterweight 48. Actor Ladd ing the question “What inspires you to cil, National Honor Society and is the green pods 56. A contest in which 22. (Largest) Peoples 49. Bay Area Transit learn?” Students were also allowed to vice president of his class. He is a three- 25. Past tense of 23 the winner is undecided of Ghana Authority include links to original photos, vid- season athlete, participating in cross across 58. Tidal bore 23. Unit of loudness 50. The boundary of a eos or other multimedia content if they country, swimming and outdoor track. 26. Cereal grain 59. Petite 24. Double-reed surface chose. Of course, Girouard submitted a He also works part-time for Sturbridge product 60. Freshwater duck instrument 51. A brutish giant video. Cable Access ﬁlming municipal meet- 29. Lack of normal genus 25. Sole genus 52. One who divines “I submitted the video to differenti- ings. muscle tone 61. A nasty smile 27. “Dynasty” actress the future ate my entry,” he said. “It gave a more 31. Lean, scrawny Linda 53. Very fast airplane Girouard, a junior, said that while he personal aspect.” plans on attending college, he’s not sure 32. Work holiday CLUES DOWN 28. Said of a 54. Frying vessel Girourad’s submission focused where yet or what he’d like to study, (informal) 1. The supporting part maneuverable vessel 55. 007’s creator 34. Abnormal breathing 2. Poker stake 29. Macaws 57. 1/1000 of an around success. although he said if he doesn’t major in 35. Peels 3. Tennis player Bjorn 30. Seamen ampere “I said you can be whatever you want video he’ll minor in it. to be, like you’re always told, if you put ANSWERS ON PAGE 19 A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 PA G E 1 7 - public safety - BROOKFIELD POLICE LOGS WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7 WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7 911 Domestic Dispute, Willard Road, arrest Phone Suspicious vehicle, Podunk Road, over 17 yrs. old MONDAY, DEC. 5 911 Medical Emergency, Gilbert St., trans- investigated Summons: Hollie M Lockwood, 10 School 911 Medical Emergency, Fiskdale Road, ported to hospital Initiated MV stop, Rte. 84, citation issued St. Apt. 2nd, Sturbridge, MA; Age: 37; Charges: transported to Harrington Initiated Safety hazard, E Brookfield Road, Liquor to person under 21, sell/deliver 911 Medical Emergency, Buckboard Ps., removed hazard THURSDAY, DEC. 8 Arrest: Edward W Rappold, 34 Willard Road, transported to Harrington Phone Suspicious activity, Barnes Road, Initiated MV stop, OSV entrance-OSV access Sturbridge, MA; Age: 7; Charges: Assault & Phone Assist citizen, Town of Brookﬁeld, spo- could not locate road, arrest over 17 yrs. old battery (domestic) ken to THURSDAY, DEC. 8 Arrest: Blanca Miryam Bobadilla, 1253 S 911 Animal Call, Lincoln St., services ren- Initiated Snow ban, E Brookfield Road, vehi- River St., Marshfield, MA; Age: 67; Charges: SATURDAY, DEC. 10 dered cle towed Warrant arrest. 911 Disturbance/Dispute (general, School Phone MV accident, School St. + Hillsville Initiated MV stop, Holland Road, citation St., arrest over 17 yrs. old TUESDAY, DEC. 6 Road, vehicle towed issued Summons: Hollie M Lockwood, 10 911—911 Central St., peace restored Initiated Disturbance, Forest St., gone on Initiated MV stop, Rte. 20 + Fiske Hill Road, School St., Apt. 2nd, Sturbridge, MA; Age: 911 Medical Emergency, Second St., trans- arrival criminal complaint app. 37; Charges: Liquor to person under 21, ported to Harrington 911 Medical Emergency, Maple St., trans- Summons: Daniel M Mcnulty Jr., 36 Wallace sell/deliver Cellular Suspicious activity, Lake Road, could ported to St. Vs. 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Call 413 283 2329 to make an appointment MONDAY, DEC. 5 911 Medical Emergency, King Road, trans- Charlton Road, criminal complaint app. FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER Prior to January 2012: Take the ACCUPLACER assessment September - December 2012: Math (4 credits) OR ENG 101 ported to Mary Lane Summons: Crystal M Forrester, 21 Gale Jan – May 2012: Full class review of college entry-level (3 credits, 14 weeks, 3 or 4 hours per week) Taught by HCC 911 MV accident, Bates St., taken to fam- Road, Charlton, MA; Age: 29; Charges: reading, writing and math, research and study skills, time faculty at TFL. Note: ACCUPLACER results determine which ily/guardian Larceny under $250 management, and basic computer. course is offered. COST: $300 for ENG 101, $350 for Math (14 weeks, 3 hours per week). (+ $50 registration per course) Ongoing: one to one tutoring as needed. All dates TBA. A minimum of 10 participants is required. Once TUESDAY, DEC. 6 TUESDAY, DEC. 6 May, 2012: ACCUPLACER post-semester assessment this minimum has been reached, classes will be scheduled. All COST: $50 registration fee classes take place at Top Floor Learning, Palmer Phone Fire alarm, S Main St., investigated Phone Accident (hit & run), Wal-Mart, Phone Safety hazard, N Main St., unknown Charlton Road, services rendered outcome Phone Safety hazard, S Main St., services Radio Accident (property damage) Wells State Park-Rte. 49, services rendered SURVIVOR’S BRIDGE For women and girls who are or have been affected by domestic violence. rendered Call Gail at 413-283-2329 for details. Phone Alarm/panic, School St., false alarm PAGE 1 8 A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 - religion / obituaries - Marguerite “Marge” Chisholm, 65 TRI-PARISH FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH QUABBIN VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NORTH BROOKFIELD CHURCH OF CHRIST NORTH BROOKFIELD - Margue- and an inspiration to all who knew her. She 3 Oakham Rd., POB 202 New 144 N. Main St. 1 Robbins Rd. (Senior Center), rite “ Marge” (Bradley) Chisholm, 65, of worked as a guidance secretary at Quabo- Braintree North Brookfield, MA 01535 Ware, MA 01082 (508) 867-3306 (508) 867-8428 For more information North Brookﬁeld and formerly of Brook- ag High School for many years where she Rev. Laura Friedman Pastor: Rev. David J. Libby contact James Chaisson ﬁeld, passed away in her home peacefully enjoyed working with her students and at (774) 200-0542 SUNDAY SCHEDULE SUNDAY SCHEDULE goodnews@ to be with her spiritual father on Dec. 12, coworkers. Her most precious time was Place: New Braintree Church Worship: 10:45 a.m. quabbinvalleychurch.net 2011 surrounded by family. She leaves be- spent with family and friends. She loved to Worship Service: 10 a.m. Senior High Youth Group: www.quabbinvalleychurch.net hind all her love for her devoted husband knit and was an avid reader. A message for 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Junior High Youth Group: SUNDAY SCHEDULE of 46 years Melvin Chisholm; her loving her children and grandchildren, keep your ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH 6 – 8 p.m. Worship: 9:45 – 11 a.m. sons David Chisholm of North Brookﬁeld quarters close to your hearts, for that will Main Street, West Warren (413) 436-5110 ; John and his wife Renee, their children always be me. Relatives and friends are Fr. Dan Becker THE CHURCH OF QUABOAG VALLEY Jenna and Makenzie Chisholm of Warren invited to attend calling hours on Tuesday, JESUS CHRIST OF BAPTIST CHURCH MASS SCHEDULE LATTER-DAY SAINTS 175 Fiskdale Rd. and Jeremy Smith and his ﬁancé Renee Dec. 20, from 10 a.m. - noon in Pillsbury Saturdays: 4 p.m. 209 Main St. Brookfield, MA 01506 Gerardi of Salt Lake City UT; a beloved Funeral Home Rte 9/Old West Brookﬁeld North Brookfield, MA (508) 867-5920 daughter JoAnne Chisholm and her chil- Road, Brookﬁeld. A funeral Mass will be (508) 867-3457 email@example.com GEORGE WHITEFIELD Pastor: dren, Jonathan and Julia Langlois of Wales; held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in St. Mary’s UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHEDULE Rev. R. Dean McIsaac a sister Darlene and her husband Lester Church in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart 33 Main Street Services start at 9 a.m. West Brookfield SUNDAY SCHEDULE Collins; two brothers, Donald Bradley and Parish, Lincoln St., Brookﬁeld. Burial (508) 867-5978 First service: 8:30am his wife Donna; Vincent Sr. Bradley and will follow in Sacred Heart of Jesus Cem- (508) 867-3667 (Parsonage) EMMANUEL ORTHODOX Family Ministries: 10:00am www.gbgm-umc.org/whitefield/ CATHOLIC CHURCH Second service: 11:15am his wife Joanne; a dear sister-in-law, Rose- etery in West Brookﬁeld. In lieu of ﬂowers Rev. Bruce DeWitte 25 Winthrop Terrace Warren, mary Bradley. She was predeceased by a please make donations in her name to the MA 01083 STURBRIDGE brother Joseph Bradley and many loved Tracey Ann Bradley Scholarship Founda- SUNDAY SCHEDULE (413) 436-5582 FEDERATED CHURCH Worship: 9:30 a.m. www.emmanuelorthodox.org 8 Maple St. nieces and nephews. Marge was a loving tion 59 Winsor Street, Ludlow MA 01056. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Pastor: Fr. Ken DeVoie Sturbridge, MA 01566, wife, devoted mother, doting grandmother Pillsburyfuneralhome.com Choir Practice: 7 p.m. (508) 3473915 www.sturfed.org MASS SCHEDULE Rev. Robert Jackson Fellowship is available Saturdays 5:00 p.m. SUNDAY SCHEDULE William F. Fullam III, 77 throughout the week. Small group ministries are available in a variety of Sundays 9:30 a.m. Contemporary Praise & Worship 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. areas for all ages. Worship: Wednesdays 7 p.m. NORTH BROOKFIELD - William his family. He enjoyed playing cards, at- Lord’s Day Mass: F. Fullam III, 77, passed away peacefully tending his grandchildren’s sporting events Sundays 10 a.m. BETHLEHEM SACRED HEART Community Bible Study: LUTHERAN CHURCH at home surrounded by his loving fam- and traveling with OF JESUS CHURCH Thursdays 7 p.m. and 345 Main St. ily. He leaves his wife of 56 years Jean P. his wife and friends. 10 Milk St., West Brookfield, Wednesdays 9 a.m. Sturbridge, MA 01566, MA 01585 (508) 347-7297 (Woleader) Fullam, a daughter Martha Bill was a member (508) 867-6469 www.lutheransonline.com/ Fullam Gobi and her children Meghan of the American sacredheart@ EAST BROOKFIELD bethlehemsturbridge.ma charterinternet.com BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. Frederick Marcoux and Joshua, a son William J. Fullam, his Legion and a for- Pastor: Rev. David B. Galonek 262 Main St. SUNDAY SCHEDULE wife Shelley and their children Sadie and mer member of the East Brookfield, MA 01515 Traditional Service 9:30 a.m. Logan, and nieces and nephews. Bill was North Brookﬁeld MASS SCHEDULE (508) 867-8159 Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Kevin P. Cross Coffee Fellowship 10:45 a.m. predeceased by his son James A. Fullam, School Committee. He was a dedicated First Friday Mass: 6:30 p.m. and a brother John A. Fullam. Bill was family man, who met life with a positive at- First Saturday: 8 a.m. SUNDAY SCHEDULE Saturday Vigil: (June 1 – Nov Worship: 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. ST. ANNE CHURCH & born in Worcester, the son of Alice (Laﬂin) titude and a smile. He will be sadly missed 30) 4:30 p.m. (Dec 1 – May 31 Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. ST. PATRICK PARISH Fullam and William F. Fullam II. He grad- by all that new and loved him. A Memo- at 4:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Evening Worship: 6:30 p.m. 16 Church St., Fiskdale, MA Church, Brookfield) 01518 uated from North Brookﬁeld High School rial Service will be held at the First Con- Sundays: 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 (508) 347-9353 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps dur- gregational Church, 144 North Main St., a.m. ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST Fr. Peter Precourt,A.A., ing The Korean Conﬂict. After leaving the North Brookﬁeld on Saturday, Dec. 17, Baptism is by appointment and CATHOLIC CHURCH Fr. Philip Bonvouloir,A.A., a pre-Baptism program 121 Blaine Ave. Fr. Roland Gulmain,A.A. Marines he graduated from Nichols Col- at 11 a.m. Burial will follow with Military is required. East Brookfield, MA 01515 SUNDAY MASS lege with a degree in Business and Wild- honors in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Elm (508) 867-3738 (St. Joachim Chapel) Pastor: Saturday (vigil) 4:00 p.m., life Management. Bill worked for the U.S. Street, North Brookﬁeld. In lieu of ﬂow- ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH Fr. George Charland Sunday 8:00, 10:00a.m., Postal Service for over 30 years as a Safety ers memorial contributions may be made to 11 Lincoln St. 12 noon, 6:00 p.m. Manager and a District Consultant, retiring the North Brookﬁeld Sports Booster Club, Brookfield, MA 01506 MASS SCHEDULE (Outdoor Pavilion June through (508) 867-6469 Saturday: 4 p.m. September) in 1989. He was a true outdoorsman who c/o 58 Shore Road, North Brookﬁeld, MA. Pastor: Rev. David B. Galonek Sunday: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. DAILY MASS enjoyed hunting and golﬁng, and whose 01535. Pillsbury Funeral Home, 44 Gilbert Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. (St.Anne Church) MASS SCHEDULE Monday – Saturday 7:30 a.m., greatest passion was ﬁshing. Bill spent St., North Brookﬁeld is directing arrange- Monday: 9 a.m. Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. many summer vacations in Maine with ments. Pillsburyfuneralhome.com. Saturday Vigil: (Dec 1 – May LIGHTHOUSE MISSION HOLY DAY MASS 31) 4:30 p.m. (June 1 – Nov 12 Hobbs Ave. (St.Anne Church) 30 at 4:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Brookfield, MA 01506 Vigil 7:00 p.m., Feast 7:30, Ronald B. Gadaire, 54 Catholic Church, Brookfield) Sundays: 9 a.m. (508) 867-3468 10:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. NORTH BROOKFIELD BRIMFIELD - Ronald B. Gadaire, 54, ated from David Hale Fanning School of ST. MARY’S RECTORY PILGRIM NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at home. Health Occupations in Worcester before 4 Howard St. BAPTIST CHURCH ASSEMBLY Brookfield, MA 01506 31 West Brookfield Rd. North 8 Eagle Ave. He leaves his wife of 26 years, Mary J. graduating from Broward Community (508) 867-3188 Brookfield, MA 01535 Sturbridge, MA 01566, (Drake) Gadaire; his father, Bruce W. Ga- College in Florida with a Associates De- (508) 867-8012 (508) 347-7753 Rev.Kurt Bergquam daire of Brookﬁeld; two brothers, Jeffrey gree in Nursing. Mr. Gadaire was a regis- UPPER ROOM CHRISTIAN SUNDAY SCHEDULE SUNDAY SCHEDULE Gadaire of Brookﬁeld and Derek Gadaire tered nurse for 25 years working for sev- FELLOWSHIP Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Pre-service Prayer and his wife Katrina of Palmer; one sister, eral hospitals in Worcester and then as the 18 Central Street Worship: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. 9.a.m,Worship 10 a.m., West Warren Sunday School Cynthia Martin of Brookﬁeld; one uncle, Director of Nurses at the Vencor Hospital (413) 436-7559 (first and third week) 10 a.m. Douglas Gadaire of West Brookﬁeld; in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was also a Pastor: Jeremy Stefano CHRIST MEMORIAL WEDNESDAY 7 – 8:00 p.m. EPISCOPAL CHURCH Adult Bible Study, three aunts, Louise Vale of Providence, grant writer for the Ryan White Commit- SUNDAY SCHEDULE 133 North Main St. Youth Group, RI, Laurel Chesson of East Brookﬁeld tee and for Aids Project Worcester. Ronald Sunday School: 9 a.m. North Brookfield, MA 01535 Nursery, Children’s Ministry Worship: 10 a.m. (508) 867-2789 and Paula Woodard of Brookﬁeld; ﬁve loved traveling, photography, gardening Youth Group: 6 p.m. Pastor: Rev. Mary Vidmar nephews, James, Kyle, Zachary, Sean and and going to the beach. Funeral Services STURBRIDGE Joshua and one great-nephew, Aiden. He for Ronald will be held privately at the THE FIRST SUNDAY SCHEDULE WORSHIP CENTER Worship: 9 a.m. 9 Mashapaug Rd., Sturbridge, was born in Worcester, son of the late convenience of his family. There are no CONGREGATIONAL Sunday School: 9 a.m. MA 01566, Sally A. (Dillon) Gadaire and grew up in calling hours. Burial will be in Brookﬁeld CHURCH OF (508) 347-9642 WEST BROOKFIELD UCC www.sturbridge Brookﬁeld and lived in Fort Lauderdale Cemetery. In lieu of ﬂowers, memorial 36 North Main Street ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH worshipcenter.org and in Worcester before moving to Brim- donations may be made to a charity of the West Brookfield, MA 01585 296 N. Main St. SUNDAY SCHEDULE ﬁeld seven years ago. donor’s choice. Varnum Funeral Home, (508) 867-7078 North Brookfield, MA 01535 Prayer Service 9:00 a.m. firstname.lastname@example.org Rectory: Worship 9:30 a.m. He graduated from Tantasqua Region- Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookﬁeld is Pastor: 28 Mt. Pleasant St. al High School in Sturbridge and gradu- directing arrangements. Rev. Lisa Durke Abbott North Brookfield, MA 01535 (508) 867-6811 CHRIST OF OUR REFUGE SUNDAY SCHEDULE Pastor: Kevin Hartford FELLOWSHIP Worship: 10 a.m. Anna M. Perry, 51 Sunday School (ages 5 – 12): 10 a.m. (except 1st Sunday of MASS SCHEDULE Saturday: 4 p.m. Sunday Mass at 10:15 a.m. Community Room, Southbridge Savings Bannk, Rt. 20, Sturbridge each month) Sunday mornings, 9-11 a.m. Youth Group: 10 a.m. (on 2nd Monday, Thursday, Friday: WALES — Anna M. (Howlett) Perry, Perry Jr. and Bridget A. Perry of Wales; 8 a.m. 508-344-0091/christour- and 4th Sundays) email@example.com 51, of Monson Road, died Tuesday, Dec. her mother Dotty Dipietro of Monson; two Nursery attendant is on duty Confessions: every Sunday. Saturdays 3 – 3:45 p.m. 13, 2011 surrounded by the love of her brothers, Kenneth Howlett of Stafford, OPEN DOOR MINISTRIES family. Conn. and William Dipietro III of Mon- INTERNATIONAL BROOKFIELD Born in South- son; two sisters, Julia Napolitan of Ludlow ST. PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 1060 Main Street, Warren Non-denominational bridge to Dotty and Kathleen Wentworth and her husband (413) 436-7327 8 Central St. Independent Christian Church (Fountain) Dipiet- Dennis of Wales; her ex-husband Herbert Pastor: Fr. Dan Becker Brookfield, MA 01506 (508) 867-6262 ro and the late Ken- J. Perry Sr. of Wales; and many nieces, MASS SCHEDULE firstname.lastname@example.org Services held at the community room – Southbridge neth N. Howlett, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Sundays 8:30 a.m. and Pastor: Rev. Eleanor Kranor Savings Bank Anna was a gradu- Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 10:30 a.m. SUNDAY SCHEDULE 200 Charlton RD. Rt. 20 Sturbridge ate of Tantasqua 17 at Lombard Funeral Home, 3 Bridge Worship: 10 a.m. Regional High St. in Monson. A visiting hour will be held QUABOAG SEVENTH DAY BROOKFIELD Sundays at 1:00 P.M. School and has from 9 to 10 a.m. with a memorial service to ADVENTIST CHURCH 774 – 452 - 2722 1570 Southbridge Rd. Warren UNIVERSALIST opendoorministrieshq@ been a longtime be held at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Do- MA 01083 UNITARIAN CHURCH yahoo.com (413) 436-7858 9 Upper River St. Brookfield, area resident. She nations may be made to the family c/o Her- MA 01506 Pastor: Mikhail Baciu worked at area restaurants as a waitress for bert J. Perry Jr. 127 Wales Road, Monson, (508) 867-5145 Pastor: Rev. Sara Ascher many years. Anna had a deep love of family MA 01057. For online condolences and/or SUNDAY SCHEDULE Worship: 9:30 a.m. SUNDAY SCHEDULE and ﬁends and was “one of a kind.” directions visit www.lombardfuneralhome. Sunday School: 11 a.m. Worship: 10:30 a.m. Anna leaves her children, Herbert J. com. A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 PA G E 1 9 Sheriff’s office donates computers to Tantasqua students By Jennifer Grybowski perience ﬁxing them. And these computers Turley Publications Reporter don’t end up in the trash; they get a new lease on life, so that’s great.” -STURBRIDGE- The computers were used to replace older models in the Pathways program. T antasqua Regional Technical High Tranter brought Evangelidis to the Path- School had a visit from Worcester ways classroom to show him the comput- County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis ers in action. last week. But thankfully, it didn’t have Pathways program instructor Patri- anything to do with the law. cia Cutler said the computers allow the Evangelidis’s ofﬁce recently donated a students access to updated programs the dozen used computers to the school’s Com- old computers were not compatible with, puter Technology shop and Evangelidis increasing their learning of academic and stopped into the school on Tuesday to see life skills. The programs teach the students where the computers ended up. things like how to shop in a grocery store, “We decided this would be a good place prepare a budget and write with symbols. to donate them because [the students] can “And the computers are faster now,” prep them and use them,” Evangelidis said. Cutler said. “The students love being on “It was the perfect ﬁt for what we had the computers.” available. It’s amazing and makes you feel Tranter agreed. so blessed when you see a program like this “The kids are so appreciative,” he said. using them.” “We are providing them with access they Computer Technology teacher Bruce didn’t have before.” Tranter was thrilled with the donation. Pathways students presented Evangeli- “The sheriff’s ofﬁce has been real help- dis with a thank you card they made. ful,” Tranter said. “We’re so excited. Twelve “That is awful kind of you to do that for computers is a tremendous donation.” me,” Evangelidis said. “I’m so fortunate TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY JENNIFER GRYBOWSKI Principal Mark Wood said collabora- to have a job where people thank me. It Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, center, stands with Computer Technology teacher Bruce Tranter, left, and tions between the school and the commu- makes us feel good to help and work with holds the thank you card students in the Pathways program made for him. nity is important. you guys.” “The collaboration in this case helps our Tranter then brought Evangelidis to the students by providing real work for them Computer Technology classroom to show “You guys can keep them running and The TRUST team participates in the and we are able to extend that into the him where the refurbishing is done and ex- that’s just so helpful to the Pathways pro- “Computers to Community” Commu- community,” Wood said. plained to him that through donations such gram,” Evangelidis said. nity Service Learning (CSL) program, in The computers came from the civil pro- as the one the sheriff’s ofﬁce made, students This is not the ﬁrst time the sher- which students refurbish donated com- cess ofﬁce, where the computers were used are able to gain enough experience to grad- iff’s ofﬁce has made a donation to Tan- puter equipment and redistribute them to to generate court orders. The students in uate high school with “A+ Certiﬁcation,” tasqua: Inmates painted the Cornerstone families and individuals in the community the school’s TRUST (Technology Repair making them qualiﬁed to work right away. Café and cafeteria over the summer. who cannot afford them. Utilizing Student Technicians) team wiped “We are very fortunate to build and “We’ve had a great relationship with the Anyone can donate a used computer, the hard drives clean, installed new oper- grow these relationships,” Tranter said. sheriff’s ofﬁce for a while and it is wonder- printer or monitor to the school. Tranter ating systems and new student-based soft- “It is important to establish these types of ful to have the sheriff recognize Tantasqua said any business interested in donating ware. relationships and we’re thankful for these as a partner,” Wood said. printer or toner cartridges for recycling “This was a great opportunity for us,” contributions.” Students from the media class at the (the TRUST program uses the money gen- Tranter said. “Not only do we get to use As students worked on motherboards, high school followed Evangelidis around erated by recycling to fund its program) these computers in the classroom, but it is Evangelidis was visibly in awe of the stu- during his visit, taping it for the local access should email him at email@example.com an opportunity for the students to gain ex- dents’ skills. channel. and he’d be happy to arrange a pickup. CALENDAR I FROM PAGE 2 BARRE PLAYERS ANNOUNCES OPEN AUDITIONS for the musi- UPCOMING cal “The Full Monty” at the Barre Players Theater, 64 Common St., Barre on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. BASIC PISTOL SAFETY COURSE will be held at the North A BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE will be held at the Brookfield Cast includes men and women age 18 and older as well as one boy Brookfield Sportsmen’s Club in the indoor range. The cost is $65 Congregational Church on the common on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7 between the ages of 11 and 16. Be prepared to tell a funny story or per person, which includes a pistol and ammo. The course will run p.m. Snow date – Dec. 16. joke and sing a song of no more than 36 bars. Bring your own sheet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Club, 20 Boynton Road, North Brookfield. Not everyone is feeling buoyant and cheery for the Christmas holi- music. There will be cold reading from the script plus dance and Contact Don Fedler at 508-867-6645 for more information. days. Dealing with the death of a loved one, facing life after divorce improvisation exercises. Performances of this show will be March 16 or separation, coping with the loss of a job, living with cancer or – 31. For more information, including character descriptions, visit bar- ‘ONCE UPON A WINTERTIME’ AT JOSHUA HYDE PUBLIC some other disease that puts a question mark over the future, and a replayers.homestead.com/monty.html or check us out on Facebook. LIBRARY Thursday, Dec. 29 from 11 a.m. - noon. Award-winning number of other human situations make parties and joviality painful storyteller Diane Edgecomb returns with wonderful wintertime tales for many people in our congregations and communities. For More CHRISTMAS PAGEANT will be held at the First Congregational and tunes. Ages 3+. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Information Contact Brookfield Congregational Church at 508-867- Church of W. Brookfield, 36 N. Main St., W. Brookfield, on Sunday, Friends of the JHPL. Pre-register, please. 6262, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check with Radio Station Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. The Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held WTAG in case of a storm. at 7 p.m. and the Christmas Day Service will be held at 4:30 p.m. CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLE LIGHT SERVICE will be held Saturday, 508-867-7078 Dec. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the New Braintree Congregational Church. HOUSE NUMBERING PROGRAM FOR WARREN/WEST WARREN RESIDENTS Sheriff Lew Evangelidis’ Triad House Numbering Program QUABOAG REGIONAL TRIKE-A-THON will be held on Sunday, Dec. FIRST CONG. CHURCH TO PRESENT A CHRISTMAS PAGEANT Under is designed to assist all emergency personnel in identifying resi- 18 from 10 a.m. to noon in the high school gymasium, 284 Old West the leadership of Lene Guertin, a cast of children and teens will dences that currently do not have a visible number on their home. Brookfield Road, Warren. present a Christmas Pageant entitled simply “The First Christmas” Residents will have two styles of signs to choose from that will be This event, presented by the student council, is to raise money to on Saturday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. The service concludes, as it does installed on their home. Application forms may be obtained from the help children at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The event is every year, with a Carol-Sing by Candlelight. The Church is located in Warren Senior Center. for children preschool-aged to Grade 3, but all are welcome to come the center of N. Brookfield just north of Hannaford’s Market Call the for the food, face painting, games, bounce house, trick-or-treating, Church Secretary, Debby Arnold, at 867-8428 or Pastor Ken at 867- BAND OF VOICES ANNUAL WINTER SOLSTICE CONCERT takes train rides and pictures with Santa! For registration packet, e-mail 7214 for more information. its audience to 1690s France for a Midnight Mass in a little country JAKgagner@gmail.com. church on a hill - right in the center of New Braintree. The Mass will MERRICK PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK GROUP will meet on Tuesday, actually not be performed at midnight, but at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, THE BROOKFIELD HOLIDAY HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST Jan. 3 from 7 - 8 p.m. Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. After hearing Dec. 17 at the New Braintree Congregational Church. Admission is will be held on Sunday, Dec. 18. Judging will take place from 5 - 7 all the great reviews from a local book group, this book about Frank free, though a couple of Santa hats will be passed to help defray p.m. The categories are white lights/traditional, multi-colored lights, Lloyd Wright is a must read for the library book group. the chorus’s expenses. The New Braintree church is fully handicap- doorway, and unique landscape design. Please complete an entry accessible. In case of snow (a real storm, not just a dusting), the con- form to register. We ask that each household sign up for only one cert will be presented in the church on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. For category. Prizes will be awarded. more information about this special event, people can call Band of Voices Music Director Nym Cooke at 508 867 9144, or BoV president LEGO CLUB will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 3:45 - 4:30 Karen Davis at 978 724 8832. p.m. at the Merriam-Gilbert Public Library, West Brookfield. Ages 6- 12. Call the Library if you want to join. CHRISTMAS ON THE COMMON will be held on Saturday Dec. 17 from noon to 2 p.m. in the North Brookfield Elementary School TANTASQUA’S CORNERSTONE CAFÉ TO HOST HOLIDAY Cafeteria. Free hot chocolate and hot dogs will be offered as well as LUNCHEON on Wednesday, Dec. 21. The menu will include a soup or free raffle prizes and fun and games for all. Santa will make a special salad and choice of boneless sirloin roast with roasted potatoes and visit. This event is hosted by the North Brookfield High School Student vegetables, baked stuffed shrimp with crabmeat stuffing, rice pilaf Council and the Friends of North Brookfield Playground. and vegetables, or fresh pasta roll stuffed with spinach and ricotta topped with plum tomato basil sauce served with vegetables. Entrees QUABBIN COMMUNITY BAND JAZZ ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM AT include fresh baked dinner rolls and a complimentary dessert. The EAGLE HILL The public is invited to the Fifth Annual Benefit Christmas Café is open from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $ 7.95. Baked Performance of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite and other Holiday goods will be available for sale at our Cornerstone Café bakery. For Classics on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. at The Cultural Center at reservation call 508 347-9301 ext. 1108-1101. The Cornerstone Café Eagle Hill School in Hardwick. Artistic Director and Conductor Peter is conveniently located off Route 148 at 319 Brookfield Road, Fiskdale Lewis has assembled once again, a number of the area’s finest musi- (Sturbridge). cians including many members of QCB to perform this distinctive version of Tchaikovsky’s much loved piece of music. Admission to MERRICK PUBLIC LIBRARY HOLIDAY HOURS Closed Friday, Dec. the event is a much needed non-perishable food item which will be 23 and Saturday, Dec. 24 for Christmas. Closed Saturday, Dec. 31 for donated to the Hardwick community. 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Commercial Rentals 96 Chev Custom $1,850 SELL YOUR CAR, truck or SUV informed that all dwellings advertising in MONSON: SMALL 1 bedroom, $895 1st, last, security. (203)798- this newspaper are available on an equal 97 Town & Country $2,950 today. All 50 states, fast pick-up 1st floor, appliances, washer, 7099. opportunity basis. To complain about 96 Lumina $1,650 and payment. Any condition, make discrimination call The Department of dryer included. $575 + utilities 1st, WARE 1 BEDROOM apts. 03 Windstar $2,950 or model. Call now 1-877-818- Housing and Urban Development “ HUD” last required (413)267-0246. available starting at $500 per mo. 99 Chev Work Van $2,500 8848. www.MyCarforCash.net toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. For the N.E. 1st and last required. 1 year lease PALMER ONE AND TWO 97 Astro B.O. area, call HUD at 617-565-5308. The toll required. (413)967-3976. free number for the hearing impaired is bedroom apartments. Newly R.P. Auto, Palmer (413)289-1537. 1-800-927-9275. remodeled, off street parking. 413- WARE 2 BR HOME, w/d hook- 283-6955. ups, 1.5 baths, fenced yard, 1 car Auto Parts GILBERTVILLE LARGE 3 PALMER ONE BEDROOM apt., garage. Very nice condition. Convenient in-town location. No USED AUTO PARTS, 91-day Find Your convenient location, hot water WAREHOUSE/MFG bedroom apt. newly renovated, 1.5 bath, wall/wall carpeting, included. No pets. $495/mo utilities included. Reference required. $975/mo. (413)222- SPACE FOR LEASE guarantee. Large inventory, engines, transmissions, radiators, New Pet (413)596-6286 or (413)289-9442. PALMER, MASS. appliances, deck, nice yard, full basement. No pets. $750/mo PALMER ONE BEDROOM WITH 5978. WARE 3 BEDROOM townhouse 12,000-80,000 SQ. FT. 21' Stud, T/B Secured Loading tires, glass. Excellent service, junk car removal. Amherst-Oakham in Our (413)477-6030. A/C $650. Parking, on-site laundry. First, last, security. apt. NEW Eat-in kitchen, claw foot tub, attic/ basement storage, wd Heavy Electric Power 1 Mile from I-90 Auto Recycling Coldbrook Road, Oakham. 1-800-992-0441. Classifieds HIGHLAND VILLAGE Electric heat. Call Sue (508)328- hook-ups, enclosed porch. NO GBI Real Estate Palmer, Ma APARTMENTS 2321. smoking/ pets. $800 plus utilities. 413-348-9335 Autos Wanted PALMER STUDIO APARTMENT (413)320-5784. $400 off First Month’s Rent with electricity $475. 1st, last, $$$ AUTOS WANTED TOP Dollar Applications now being WARE BEAUTIFUL 2 BR accepted for one, two and security. Cats ok. (508)634-0640, (508)846-1332. townhouse, w/d hook-ups, like Vacation Rentals paid for your unwanted cars, trucks, vans, big and small, three bedroom apartments new condition, energy efficient, WARM WEATHER IS year round running or not. Call 413-534-5400. PALMER. 4 BR eat-in kitchen, convenient in town location. $795 •Spacious Townhouses pantry, yard. Pet OK, off-street utilities not included. References in Aruba. The water is safe, and with ample closets parking. $1,100 a month (413)883- the dining is fantastic. Walk out to AAAA** DONATION: Donate your required. (413)222-5978. •Updated Kitchens 3729 or (781)235-1739 the beach. 3-bedroom, weeks car, boat, or real estate. IRS tax •Private Patios WARE- LG 3 bedroom apt., 1st available in May 2012 and more. deductible. Free pick-up/tow any WARE QUIET AREA 2 bedroom floor, good area. Gas heat. $800/ Sleeps 8. $3500. Email: model/condition. Help •Playground for rent $ 700 per month Sorry NO mo 1st and security. Call firstname.lastname@example.org for more underprivileged children. Outreach •Community Room pets. Call KPI. 508-476-7399 (413)967-7772. information. Center 800-883-6399. •Laundry Facilities •Cats Welcome For information call You’ll find it 413-967-3822. EHO 27Boulder Drive, Ware, MA HILLSIDE VILLAGE APARTMENTS $400 OFF FIRST MONTH’S RENT Applications now being in the Turley accepted for one, two and three bedroom apartments •Heat and hot water included •Recently Constructed •Ample Closets •Fully Applianced •Community Room •Laundry Facilities •Cats Welcome •Extra Storage •24 Hour Maintainance Section 8 Certificates Welcome For Information call (413)967-7755 EHO 17 Convent Hill, Ware, MA MONSON 1 bedroom apartment $550 a month. 1st, last & security. No pets. (413)335-5065 Leave message. MONSON- LOVELY 1 bedroom Three zones and a whole lot of coverage area! apartment, w/appliances, washer/dryer service, off-street parking, trash removal. NO Agawam Advertiser News • Barre Gazette • Country Journal pets/smoking, FLS required. $525 mth. Call (413)267-3577. Chicopee Register • The Journal Register WARE- 2 BEDROOM house. The Ludlow Register • Quaboag Current • The Sentinel Private yet 5 minutes to downtown. Stove, refrigerator, w/d Shopping Guide • Southwick Suffield News • The Holyoke Sun hook-ups, many extras. Free: trash removal, yard upkeep, Wilbraham-Hampden Times • The Town Common plowing. 1st, last $800/ month 23 Town Reminder • Ware River News Cummins Road. Call (413)967- 4601. www.turley.com PALMER 4 RM, 1 BR, office. Renovated, new windows. Free heat, HW, Appliances. $785 No Pets. No Smoking (508)637-1520, (860)658-2101 Visit our web site to place your ad with the click of your mouse! PAGE 2 4 A Turley Publication • www.turley.com I Thursday, December 15, 2011 Make CITGO Part of $ DENTAL GOLD $ COLLECTIBLES $ STERLING SILVER $ ANTIQUES $ SILVERWARE RINGS $ JEWELRY $ TEA SETS NEW ENGLAND Your Holiday Plans! CHRISTMAS ESTATE PICKERS $ CASH $ 64 Main St., Monson in the old Monson Bowling Alley –– WE BUY –– Gold ★ Silver ★ Antiques Top Dollar Paid On the Spot! Jewelry Broken or Not! Watches • Coins • Silverware Sets • Class Rings!! Bring Your Items in For A FREE Evaluation and/or Cash Offer! 267-3729 $ COINS - ONE OR ENTIRE COLLECTION! $ CLASS The BRANDS You Want at Unbeatable EVERYDAY PRICES ... We Shorten Pants FREE Too! $100 OFF YOUR NEXT $ 10 OFF Carhartt, Levis, Haggar, Rockport, Carolina, Van Heusen, South Pole PURCHASE OF GASOLINE & MUCH MORE! WITH PURCHASE OF $60 OR MORE SOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY – EXPIRES 12/25/11 GOOD ONLY AT: HUNDREDS OF HOLIDAY GIFTS $5-10 * Country Corner Citgo * 118 W. Main St. (Rt 9), West Brookfield, MA Coupon expires January 1, 2012 * Brookside Mart Citgo * FREE NAT FALK 131 West St. (Rt 32), Ware, MA Gift 64 Main St., Ware • 967-6721 * Country Corner Citgo * Boxes JIM’S FORMALWEAR SUPPLIER BOY SCOUT SUPPLIER BIG & TALLS FREE PANT SHORTENING 5 Springfield St., Three Rivers, MA Can not be combined with other Citgo Gasoline promotions. Minimum purchase of $20. Open Sundays 12-5 & Mondays 9-5 til Christmas, Tues. 10-5:30, Wed. 10-6, Thurs. & Fri. 9-7, Sat. 9-4 WINE Beringer White Zinfandel, White Merlot J Lohr Cabernet 750ml..................................$10.98Net or Pinot Grigio 1.5 liter..........................................$7.98Net Simi Chardonnay 750ml................................$10.98Net Yellow Tail all varietals 1.5 liter.........................$9.98Net Rodney Strong Chardonnay and Estancia Cabernet 750ml............................. $10.98Net Toasted Head Chardonnay 750ml..............$7.48Net Merlot 750ml...........................................................$8.98Net Santa Margherita Pinot Barefoot all varietals 1.5 liter............................$8.98Net (after $1.50 Mail-in-Rebate) Columbia Crest Grand Estates 750ml.......$7.98Net Grigio 750ml..........................................................$17.98Net Woodbridge all varietals 1.5 liter....................$7.98Net Blackstone all varietals 750ml.......................$6.98Net (after $2.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Gnarly Head all varietals 750ml.................... $7.98Net Martini & Rossi Asti 750ml.............................. $9.98Net Black Box 3.0 Liters.........................................$16.98Net Chateau St. Michelle Chardonnay Mionetto Brut Prosecco 750ml................. $10.98Net Bolla all varietals 1.5 liter.....................................$8.98Net Louis Martini Sonoma or Riesling 750ml...................................................$7.98Net Menage a Trois Red or White750ml..........$7.98Net Ruffino Chianti or Pinot Grigio 1.5 liter.....$11.98Net Cabernet 750ml..................................................$10.98Net Mondavi Private Selections Lindeman's or Little Penguin Mezza Corona Pinot Grigio 1.5 liter.............$8.98Net J Lohr Chardonnay 750ml.............................. $8.98Net all varietals 750ml.................................................$6.98Net all varietals 1.5 liter ................................................$7.98Net Apothic Red 750ml.............................................$8.98Net All bottles are 750ml unless otherwise specified. Sale/Net priced items excluded from additional everyday case discount policy (ask a member of our wine staff for details). SPIRITS Sobieski Vodka 1.75 liter......................................$15.99 Beefeater Gin 1.75 liter..........................................$17.99 Dewar's 1.75 liter.....................................................$24.99 (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Johnnie Walker Black 1.75 liter......................$59.99 Ballantine's Scotch 1.75 liter............................. $19.99 Absolut Vodka all flavors 1.75 liter............... $19.99 (after $8.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Patron Silver Tequila 1.75 liter.........................$79.99 Laphroaig 10 Year Old 750ml........................$39.99 (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Bombay Sapphire Gin 1.75 liter.....................$29.99 1800 Silver or Reposado Tullamore Dew 1.75 liter.....................................$29.99 Smirnoff Vodka 80pf all flavors 1.75 liter...$19.99 Tequila 1.75 liter........................................................$24.99 (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Seagram's Vodka 1.75 liter...................................$9.99 (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Jameson Irish 1.75 liter........................................$34.99 Bombay Gin 1.75 liter............................................$19.99 (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Jack Daniel's 1.75 liter...........................................$35.99 Southern Comfort 1.75 liter..............................$25.99 (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Stolichnaya Vodka all flavors 1.75 liter.......$19.99 Jim Beam 1.75 liter..................................................$21.99 Kahlua 1.75 liter........................................................$29.99 Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum 1.75 liter.................. $17.99 (after $8.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Bailey's irish Cream 1.75 liter...........................$29.99 (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Canadian Mist 1.75 liter.........................................$13.99 Grey Goose Vodka all flavors 1.75 liter.... $44.99 St Brendan's Irish Cream 1.75 liter.................. $9.99 Bacardi Silver, Gold or Select 1.75 liter.......$16.99 (after $3.00 Mail-in-Rebate) (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) (after $10.00 Mail-in-Rebate) (after $5.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Canadian Club 1.75 liter....................................... $15.99 Pearl Vodka all flavors 1.75 liter........................$4.99 Amaretto DiSaronno 1.75 liter ......................$24.99 Captain Morgan Spiced Rum 1.75 liter.....$25.99 Johnnie Walker Red 1.75 liter..........................$29.99 (after $10.00 Mail-in-Rebate) Sambuca Romana 1 liter....................................$24.99 BEER Coors Light 24 loose bottle case.........$15.99+Dep Lowenbrau or Hoegaarden Newcastle Brown Ale 12 pack bottles...................................................$11.99+Dep Bass Ale 12 pack bottles...............................$9.99+Dep Blue Moon all varieties Bud 30 pack cans..........................................$18.99+Dep Harpoon IPA 24 loose bottle case.....$22.99+Dep 12 pack bottles.................................................$10.99+Dep 12 pack bottles...................................................$11.99+Dep Beck’s 24 loose bottle case.....................$18.99+Dep Corona Regular or Light Sam Adams Winter Variety Magic Hat all varieties Miller Lite 30 pack cans............................. $18.99+Dep 12 pack bottles...................................................$11.99+Dep 18 pack bottles.................................................$16.99+Dep 12 pack bottles.................................................$10.99+Dep Stella Artois 24 loose bottle case...... $20.99+Dep Heineken Regular or Light Bud Light 24 loose bottle case.............$15.99+Dep Sierra Nevada 12 pack bottles.................$11.99+Dep 24 loose bottle case....................................$20.99+Dep Moretti 24 loose bottle case..................$20.99+Dep 628 Washington Street, S. Attleboro, 207 Swansea Mall Drive, Exit 3 off Rte 195, Exit 3B off I-84, Exit 9 off Mass Pike, Exit 2B, Route 1 Rte 118, Swansea, MA Route 20, Sturbridge, MA Fax your order to 508.761.9190 or call 508.399.5860 Fax your order to 508.672.6600 or call 508.672.8400 Fax your order to 508.347.5238 or call 508.347.2231 Store Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-10pm, Store Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-10pm, Store Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-10pm, Saturday 8am-10pm, Sunday noon-6pm Saturday 8am-10pm, Sunday noon-6pm Saturday 8am-10pm, Sunday noon-6pm Net = No discount. These alcoholic beverages are subject to the payment of the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Tax and the Massachusetts Use Tax, and may be subject to seizure as contraband goods. We reserve the right to limit quantities. You must be at least 21 years of age to purchase/consume alcohol. Drink responsibly. Not responsible for typographical errors. Rebate quantities are subject to limitation by the manufacturer.
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