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Volume 5, Number 36 – 24 Pages Thursday, April 26, 2012
New Wildlife Management Area established
Public tour set for this Saturday the East Quabbin Land Trust
(EQLT). Viewers can see the land
A guided tour of the parcel is
partment of Fish and Game. For
more information, contact Cyn-
by driving along Wickaboag Val- scheduled for Saturday, April 28 thia Henshaw at chenshaw@eqlt.
– WEST BROOKFIELD - ing, but it wasn’t always such a ley Road between Shea and Tyler beginning at 1 p.m. EQLT is ex- org or 413-477-8229.
bright picture. roads. The land will be managed tending an invitation to the pub- EQLT became aware of the
By Tim Kane Part of the McRevey Family by the Division of Fisheries and lic to bring family, neighbors and land after detailed discussions
Staff Writer Trust holdings, the property en- Wildlife and will provide a re- friends to visit the newest conser- with town ofﬁcials, who were
compasses land along Mill Brook source for people to enjoy hunt- vation area in West Brookﬁeld. concerned about future develop-
T he 320-acre West Brookﬁeld
Wildlife Management Area is
now ready for an ofﬁcial unveil-
and Whortleberry Hill whose
conservation was facilitated by
ing, ﬁshing, bird watching, hiking,
and other non-motorized outdoor
The walk will be lead by repre-
sentatives of the EQLT and De-
ment and what that would mean
See McREVEY I PAGE 6
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TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY JENNIFER GRYBOWSKI
(l to r) Sturbridge Colonial Militia members welcome Alex Culpepper (second from left) and Benjamin Smith (third from left). FISHING FOR FUN
A four-gun salute for Brookﬁeld
to Dorchester Heights in Mas- stumbled over a reference to the
Walkers trace region’s sachusetts. They walked right New York’s and Massachusetts’
immense history into Brookﬁeld April 18 to stop
and have their picture taken by
installation of commemorative
markers in the 1920s that traced
-BROOKFIELD- the Knox Trail commemorative the so-called “Knox Trail.”
marker on the corners of Routes “I didn’t know about the mark-
By Jennifer Grybowski 9 and 148. ers,” Smith said. “Then I real-
Turley Publications Reporter “We think the markers are ized that a lot of people outside
important,” Smith said. “We New York and Massachusetts,
want more people to know about and even people who live with
F or history buffs Benjamin
Smith and Alex Culpepper,
nothing quite compares to walk-
Smith is the managing edi-
markers in their own backyards,
haven’t heard about the markers.
ing in the footsteps of their fore- tor for Patriots of the American So I thought it would be fun to
fathers. They proved just how far Revolution Magazine and Cul- walk along the route and ﬁnd all
pepper is a copy editor there; both the markers, write about it and TURLEY PUBLICATIONS COURTESY PHOTO BY GINNY GRENIER
they would go to actually walk in
those footsteps when they decid- of them are from Ohio. Smith raise awareness about them.” NORTH BROOKFIELD – These four boys decided to go ﬁshing at Lake Lashaway last week
ed to walk the Knox Trail, from said he was fact-checking an ar- But Smith also saw another during school vacation. Jamison Howland of New Braintree (second from right) was visiting
ticle about Henry Knox when he his grandparents and spent the afternoon with his friends. One boy caught a large mouth
Fort Ticonderoga in New York See WALKERS I PAGE 6 bass. Note the mirror image of the boys in the water.
On each page, an opportunity Chamber directory boasts businesses galore
– REGION – and published by Turley Publi- on the front page. But all the in- said the organization changed the lan, the alphabetical or categorical
cations – inside this week’s issue formation throughout points to name to the 2012 “Yellow Pages” businesses listings from barbers to
By Douglas Farmer – looks a little different this year, the same fact – there is plenty of to more accurately reﬂect the con- orchards, or the sponsored maps
Staff Writer with both a clean listing of busi- business to be had in Western tent therein. But whether it’s the of each town the QHCC cov-
nesses by category and the place- Massachusetts, and particularly many advertisements throughout, ers (which Weake said is among
T he business directory pro-
duced by the Quaboag Hills
Chamber of Commerce (QHCC)
ment of photographs of Koran’s
Farm and Gift Shop in Monson
the Quaboag region.
QHCC President Lenny Weake
the encouraging statement by
board Chairwoman Carolyn Szar-
the most popular features of the
See CHAMBER I PAGE 6
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Brookﬁeld Selectmen Notebook
Where is it? -BROOKFIELD- the property. The town has been hesitant
to take the property until it knew what it
“Do you know where this photo is?” By Jennifer Grybowski would cost to clean it up. The hope is that
Turley Publications Reporter the remediation costs will be covered by a
state Brownﬁelds grant. If the town takes
Finney finagling the property, the intent would be to apply
for funding to clean it up and to then be
Selectmen reported that they received able to sell a buildable lot for retail use, to
the requested cost estimate for the clean- get it back on the tax rolls.
up of the G.L. Finney property on Route Fuss & O’Neill has said they will help
9 of upwards of $277,900. submit a grant proposal to the state for
Environmental testing has shown that clean-up at no cost to the town.
the soil and groundwater are contami-
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY TIM KANE
nated due to a fuel spill years ago; the Plunging premiums
contamination is the kind that results in
ach week, a photograph of an object, landmark
E or other well-known local item (taken at close
range) will run in the newspaper. Readers are invited
air contamination as well.
The estimate shows that uncertainties
Treasurer and Insurance Advisory
Committee member Sheila Frangiamore
to submit their answers to Tim Kane at telephone exist about the contamination of subsur- reported to the board that the committee
(413) 967-3505 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. All face waters. The cost will be greatest with has looked at ways to cut costs in a time
entries must include the respondent’s answer, respect to the design and implementation when insurance costs are rapidly increas-
his or her name, address and phone number. Re- of groundwater treatment program and ing.
member, be as specific as possible! If it is a photo vapor mitigation program. She said the board was able to come up
of a building, entries must include the name and The $277,900 estimate includes re-
location of the building. If it is a close-up of a sign,
with an $8,000 savings, from the $324,963
moval of existing garage and disposal of originally budget to the $316,951 line
respondents must indicate where the sign is located
and how it is used. Of course, if it is a photo of a any hazardous materials from garage on item they are now requesting. Last year’s
random object, like an American flag, no additional the surface, including possibly lead and budget was $400,008, so this year’s bud-
information is necessary. asbestos. They estimate the total clean-up get yields a savings of $83,000.
The name of the person who provides the correct costs could soar to $420,000, depending Frangiamore said that although there
answer first will be featured in the newspaper. on what exactly is found on the property were increases in insurance costs, there
In order to qualify for the weekly “Where Is It?” TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY TIM KANE
and how it is to be remediated. were decreases in insurance expenses
contest, entries must be received by the end of the The property currently has a $177,000
day on the Monday after publication. The winner’s
Last week’s mystery photo depicted the due to a change in Medicare beneﬁts,
side of the sign at the entrance to Rock lien on it by the Department of Environ- new enrollees and those transferring over
name, along with the correct answer, will be House in West Brookﬁeld. No one answered
published in the next edition. correctly. mental Protection (DEP) and there is a
signiﬁcant amount of back taxes owed on See BROOKFIELD I PAGE 9
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StoryWalk explores town’s unique crevices North Brookﬁeld
- BROOKFIELD -
By Jennifer Grybowski
Turley Publications Reporter 2011 Annual Town Report
dedicated to John Ingemi Sr.
eople don’t usually read while they walk, but
families did just that last week when they par- A well-known ﬁgure in town, John Ingemi Sr.,
ticipated in a “StoryWalk” activity at the Merrick was the recipient of the dedication for the 2011 An-
Public Library during school vacation week last week. nual Town Report. John was born in the house he
The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Fer- grew up in, 19 Grove St., and graduated from North
guson of Montpelier, Vt. and developed in collaboration Brookﬁeld High School in 1946. He served as a Ser-
with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and geant First Class in the Korean War and spent some
the Kellogg Hubbard Library. Locally, the event was time serving as a VFW Quartermaster. John has
a pilot program for Union 61 Coordinated Family & strong ties to North Brookﬁeld in both personal and
Community Engagement (CFCE) Program. business aspects. As a life-long resident, he spent 30
“We wanted to provide families with an activity that years organizing the Memorial Day Parade. Addi-
was free, promoted reading and got families moving tionally, John ran the family business, John’s Barber
within their community,” Union 61 CFCE Grant Coor- Shop, for many years after its inception by his father
dinator Patti Sinko said. Antonio in 1928. When the shop ﬁrst opened, it also
For the walk, families went to the Merrick Public housed a pool hall and bowling lanes, although those
Library to pick up a story map and a stamper. The ﬁrst Pages of the book at the Town Hall. eventually were closed due to economic reasons. In
few pages of the story, “Adventures of an Aluminum more recent years, he has passed on the business to
Can,” were available at the library, and after those pag- Tom Milligan. John and his wife Theresa (nee Fol-
es were read, families could stamp that spot off of their “We really think it’s a great vehicle to get everyone ey) began their marriage on the Fourth of July in
map. Families then were directed to the town common together to do something free and fun,” Sinko said. “It is 1962, and have ﬁve children and 16 grandchildren.
gazebo to get the next few pages, then to the Tip Top that quality time where you aren’t attached to electron- The Board of Selectmen was pleased and honored to
Country Store (where they received a bookmark after ics, really those free moments, that are very beneﬁcial to present John Ingemi Sr. with a copy of this report,
reading the pages), then to the town hall and then head- family bonding. And in today’s economy, and in our lives complete with dedication inside the front cover.
ed back to the library where they read the ﬁnal pages that are so busy these days, this is a wonderful resource
and received their very own book. for families that they can get out to do in an hour.” May 4 STM brings forth warrant
Sinko said she learned about the StoryWalk through More StoryWalks are scheduled for the upcoming on Bay Path borrowing authorization
a regional community meeting where grant leaders share months, including a PondWalk at Elm Hill farm.
Information on StoryWalk can also be found at www. The North Brookﬁeld Elementary School audito-
best practices. Sinko said early literacy is the main focus rium will host the May 4 special town meeting, oc-
of the grant this year, so this program ﬁt in perfectly. vtbikeped.org.
See NORTH BROOKFIELD I PAGE 9
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- opinion -
The life they gave
lease mark your calendars now. Memorial Day
has been with us for a long time. Called “Deco-
ration Day” until after WWII, it originated in
Waterloo New York, where the ﬁrst Memorial Day
parade was held on May 5, 1868. Later the date was
changed to May 30, and still later to the last Monday
in May. This year, by coincidence, it falls on May 30.
Memorial Day was originally created shortly after
the Civil War to honor the Union dead, but by 1870
included Confederate soldiers as well. After World
War I, it was expanded to honor the fallen of all wars,
and, unfortunately, we’ve had quite a few since then.
Too many young men and women have gone off to
war never to return, and it’s no exaggeration to say
we owe them everything we have.
Memorial Day may qualify as our favorite holiday
here at this newspaper - although we don’t get to take
it off. We’ve covered the parades and ceremonies for
many years, decades, in fact, and never tire of see-
ing the color guard, our ﬁre and police departments,
veterans, COAs and other community groups march-
ing together or riding the ﬂoats built in back yards
and garages as the trundle along town streets. We’ve
watched from the curb as many such parades have
passed the old houses lining the streets, giving us a
sense of the past, of history. Youngsters left those
homes to ﬁght in distant places like France, the Is-
lands of the Paciﬁc, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Af- Letters to the Editor SEE MORE LETTERS ON PAGE 5
ghanistan—to name a few. The parades often end at
cemeteries, where old timers recognize the names on
the stones—and even younger generations, because Corporations are contributing way too much to politicians
in many cases these were their grandfathers, great TO THE EDITOR: Council http://www.asbcouncil.org/campaigns/citizens-
grandfathers, and other ancestors and relatives. The united; Main Street Alliance http://mainstreetalliance.
living, too, recognize one another, and the day is a ﬁne We wish to announce our initiative on warrant for org/issues/money-in-politics; Small Business Majority
example of something many people across America the May 8 Warren town meeting. This initiative will ask http://www.smallbusinessmajority.org/small-business-
long for and believe to be disappearing: a sense of Warren residents to support an amendment to the U.S. research/money-in-politics/index.php
community. In our experience, that isn’t true around Constitution that will reverse the controversial and no-
here; a sense of community is what small towns are torious Supreme Court decision of Citizens United vs Warren for Democracy for the People
all about. Federal Election Commission (January 2010). This is Phil Milgrom
After the ceremonies there comes a lull, perhaps a the decision that basically opened the ﬂoodgates allow- Warren
period of transition from the solemnity and high pur- ing corporate money to inundate our political system
pose of the day’s signiﬁcance to ordinary life. It seems and to drown out the voices of ordinary citizens. The
to us that Memorial Day is usually sunny, warm, and Supreme Court ruling, contrary to longstanding prec-
a grand example of New England at its best (may that edents, gave corporations (foreign as well as American) OPINION PAGE/
hold true for Monday). It is, of course, the ﬁrst holiday a First Amendment right to spend unlimited amounts THE QUABOAG CURRENT
of the summer vacation season as Labor Day is the LETTERS
last, and families often adjourn from the ceremonies
of money to promote or defeat political candidates. The
decision overturned a century of campaign ﬁnance law AWARD POLICY
to back yards ﬂipping burgers on a grill and catching
up with relatives seen only on such rare occasions.
and threatens to ruin our cherished democracy.
In speciﬁc, our initiative asks Warren residents to call
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Some who style themselves more patriotic than thou upon the United States Congress to pass the amendment & Press Association etters to the
decry this trivialization of a day set aside for the fallen and send it to the states for ratiﬁcation. Similar resolu- 2012 Better editor should
defenders of our freedom - but isn’t that at least a part Newspapers Contest be 250 words
tions are being introduced in towns and cities through-
of what they fought and died for? It doesn’t seem like out the country during the week of May 7. Three states or less in length, and
much—the freedom to loaf and eat too much in our (including Vermont) and numerous towns and cities of guest columns between
own back yards on a sunny afternoon - or to take the Massachusetts and around the country have already 500 and 800 words.
kids to Six Flags, or park ourselves in front of the called for the Constitutional amendment. A similar reso- This newspaper is published No unsigned or anony-
tube watching a ball game. But the fact that we can every Friday by Turley mous opinions will be
lution is now pending in Massachusetts’ state legislature Publications, Inc., 24 Water
is supported by the vast network of our nation’s cul- as well as in several other states. published. We require
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We honor them in our parades and ceremonies, Citizens United. In a more recent poll, Republicans, include his or her town
and we honor them in living the lives they made pos- Democrats, and Independents across the board who PATRICK H. TURLEY of residence and home
sible for us by giving their own. Publisher telephone number. We
had heard about Citizens United, believed by a signif-
icant margin (almost 4 to 1) that the ruling is having KEITH TURLEY authenticate author-
Executive Vice President ship prior to publica-
a negative effect. Small business owners also view the
Citizens United ruling as bad for small business: 66 per- DOUGLAS L. TURLEY tion. We reserve the
cent of those surveyed said it was bad. Only 9 percent Vice President of Publications right to edit or with-
of small business owners said it was good. When we re- hold any submissions
EDITOR deemed to be libelous,
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petition to bring the resolution to the town meeting, not unsubstantiated allega-
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The Supreme Court decision has deﬁnitely had a and Jeanne Bonsall
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Letters to the Editor
Homelessness could be you or me
TO THE EDITOR: The only work found was that of being a
janitor. “Nobody wants you, Bob.” I per-
In response to your editorial on home- severed and ended up in St. Albans , Ver-
lessness: in the immediate region I sub- mont. I found more janitorial work until I
mit there remains a “social imbalance” was stricken with my blood disease. This
between the haves and the have nots. was nearly 10 years ago. I lived in the Sa-
Just look around. maritan House, St. Albans, then found a
room in Fairﬁeld.
There’s a need for human dignity My story is just one. I am sure there
amongst local residents. It is not just are many. As I see it today, in retirement,
about moderate rents, food stamps and my life is good...in fact my life is great.
fuel assistance. It’s about caring. Yet, I am reminded of the homeless I see
The Late Ronnie Stackow once said in Boston all the time. Don’t think home-
to me, “They consider me homeless.” My lessness doesn’t exist in the Brookﬁelds.
loving mother, Rita, retorted “As long Further, don’t think homeless types are
as he has his mother he’s not homeless.” mentally deranged they are not in most
Later on, I found my feet in Stackow’s cases. The homeless need our help! Saint Joseph School, North Brookﬁeld, 1953 – Sister Mary Lucina S.S.J.
shoes: homeless. There are able-bodied citizens who
For some homelessness comes with have the means and can make the differ- Rear L to R: John Hirbour, Natalee Gaudette, Rich- Middle L to R: Pat St. Martin, Lucy St. Jacques, Linda
the convergence of unemployment, ill ence in being generous. Such is the case ard Gagnon (RIP), Carole Delude, Henry Wojnas, Cluett, Dorothy Klimavich, Roberta Barrett, Christy
Carole Charron (RIP), Sister Lucina (RIP), Joseph Ann Rodzik, June Messier (RIP), Joan Dansereau
health and no money or just being down of the J. Irving and Jane England Trust Przypeck, Karen King, Bryant Chisholm, Janet Gad- Front L to R: Roderick Wilbur (RIP), Henry Bartolo,
on one’s luck. It can happen to anyone. here in West Brookﬁeld. I say “why not bois, John Chartier, Peggy St. Jacques John LaVallee, Francis Latwis, Eugene Bouchard,
Unfortunately, attitudes thwart the truth earmark a meaningful legacy to help Robert L. Potvin, Andre Foucault (RIP)
in the matter. When you are down most of solve the local homeless problem.” Un-
the times you are be alone. Who cares? til attitudes change, some folks emain
As Vietnam Veterans, Stackow and I out on the streets... and who knows... it
resided in Boston at the New England might just be you or me.
Shelter for Veterans. I was there 16
months. I had good food and ample shel- ROBERT L. POTVIN
ter and most of all I retained my dignity. West Brookﬁeld
Thanks for your votes
TO THE EDITOR: know that so many of my fellow citizens
honored me with their vote. I am forev-
I want to thank you so much for voting
in the recent Sturbridge Town Elections.
er grateful to all of you. So while I wish
there were more words to adequately ex-
Rabies and Heartworm Clinic set for April 28
Over 1,400 citizens braved the wind and press my appreciation, I again simply say EAST BROOKFIELD — Second Dogs must be on leash and cats must
chill to get out and exercise their demo- Thank You for your support in my effort. Chance will be holding a rabies and be in carriers. If your pet is eligible for
cratic right to vote. I especially want to heartworm testing clinic on Saturday, a three-year vaccination, please bring
thank the more than 500 people who cast Jennifer Harwich-Vaughan April 28 at its Wellness Center at 372 prior vaccination information.
their vote for me. It is so rewarding to Sturbridge North Main St. in North Brookﬁeld The town of North Brookﬁeld town
from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost is $12 per clerk will also be on site to license dogs
vaccination and $25 for the HW test. from North Brookﬁeld.
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WALKERS I FROM PAGE 1 tive Assistant Donna Neylon. Couture
shared some of Brookﬁeld’s history with
opportunity: He thought the walk could the duo. The walkers also stopped by the
serve as a way to help the American Rev- Merrick Public Library during their visit
olution Association raise needed money that evening and learned more about lo-
for history-based museums and parks cal history.
with connections to Henry Knox and the “Brookﬁeld has a pretty intense his-
Knox Trail. A fund was set up and people tory,” he said. “The town was extremely
began sponsoring Smith and Culpepper active in the revolution.”
on their walk. All donations beneﬁt Fort Militia members then gave Culpepper
Ticonderoga, The New York State Mili- and Smith a four-gun salute.
tary Museum, Boston National Historic “We’ve had some kind of reception at
Park and the General Henry Knox Mu- each marker since Kinderhook but this
seum in Maine. is the ﬁrst time we’ve had a gun salute,”
So Smith and Culpepper set out from Culpepper said.
Fort Ticonderoga April 6 and marched Culpepper and Smith said the jour-
south along Lake George and the Hud- ney has been an interesting one, and
son River to Kinderhook, N.Y, where they posted about it on Facebook as they
they turned east into Massachusetts, walked.
aiming to reach Dorchester Heights in “We always ﬁnd a place to stay and
Boston National Historical Park. we always ﬁnd interesting places to eat
They marched into Brookﬁeld April or get a drink,” Culpepper said.
18, from Foster’s Hill in West Brookﬁeld They camped their ﬁrst night, at Fort TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY JENNIFER GRYBOWSKI
and down Route 9, escorted by mem- Ticonderoga, and they camped at Otis The Sturbridge Colonial Militia give the walkers a four-gun salute.
bers of the Sturbridge Colonial Militia, State Forest on the only night it rained.
including Stan Parzych, Danny Dono, They have also stayed in a real estate of- but not all of them, and they’ve had some For more information about Knox or
Rudy Arn and Dave Stanley. It was day ﬁce and a marina, and in hotels or motels. interesting side-trips trying to ﬁnd them. the markers, visit www.nysm.nysed.gov/
13 on their journey. In Brookﬁeld, they stayed at the Brook- From Brookﬁeld, they headed to services/KnoxTrail.
There to meet them at the marker ﬁeld Inn, which has its own historical Spencer Thursday morning to ﬁnd the To learn more about the walk, visit
on Route 9 was Historical Commission signiﬁcance. They said most markers are marker at the intersection of Routes 9 patriotsar.com or follow them on Face-
Member Ron Couture and Administra- well-marked and on well-traveled routes, and 31. book.
CHAMBER I FROM PAGE 1 eral years ago, only about 500 were printed in a small- The cover of the 2012 “Yellow Pages” includes both
er, glossy, 8 ½-inch x 11-inch format. More recently, graphics reﬂecting Koran’s Farm, as well as a picture
guide), readers will ﬁnd that they don’t have to travel however, it was published on of Sam in the greenhouse and their
far at all to ﬁnd marketers, manufacturers, movers or broader newsprint pages expansive gift shop.
other service providers. and inserted into Turley “I haven’t had a chance to look
The guide covers the chamber communities of papers; about 20,000 will through a lot of the directory yet,
Belchertown, Brimﬁeld, Brookﬁeld, East Brookﬁeld, be distributed altogether but I know it’s a valuable resource
Hardwick, Holland, Monson, New Braintree, North this year. and the chamber really tries to
Brookﬁeld, Palmer, Spencer, Wales, Ware, Warren and “We used to have just promote this area very well,” said
West Brookﬁeld, and reﬂects chamber membership in a map of the chamber re- Sheila. “We’ve been members for
its listings. It will be distributed in the Turley papers, gion on the front, but in several years and we think the di-
at town halls and libraries, and select high-trafﬁc area the last few years, we have rectory cover looks great.”
businesses. held a drawing for busi- Both Weake and Patty Clark,
The “Yellow Pages” also includes a QR code on the nesses that buy an adver- QHCC director of member ser-
cover that can be scanned by mobile devices, which will tisement and pay a nomi- vices, said the maps are the most
always provide an updated membership list. nal fee for a chance to be commonly complimented feature
“I have to give Aristeo Torres of Post Computer in on the cover,” he said. “It’s of the directory, and the guide
Wilbraham for taking the photographs, especially of great exposure, and it really provides the added bonus of not
Koran’s, and Mike Lupi of Lupi Illustrations in Spring- reﬂects what this guide rep- only telling visitors how to get
ﬁeld for designing the cover,” said Weake. “The key resents.” around, but also what local busi-
thing I tell people about this guide is that it spans three Two years ago, E.B. Flatts nesses are available.
counties and two area codes. If you wanted to have in East Brookﬁeld graced “Sometimes businesses will
your business listed in the phone book outside of your the cover; last year, it was a tell us that people walk in with
community, you’d have to pay extra. The Palmer phone watercolor provided by the the directory in hand, and we
book won’t have businesses from North Brookﬁeld, and Monson Arts Council titled love to hear that,” said Weake.
vice versa.” “Lizzie’s Return to Center “People in town tend to know
He said when the directory was ﬁrst published sev- County” by Geoff Houghton what’s here, but this helps us
of Broad Brook, Conn. This PHOTO reach those that are from out of
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS SUBMITTED
year, Koran’s Farm and Gift ness directory, town.”
The cover of this year’s QHCC busi s.”
Shop of Monson, owned by Sam titled the 2012 “Yellow Page Those interested in ad-
and Sheila Koran, was chosen. ditional copies of the “Yel-
Sheila Koran explained that her low Pages” should contact
husband’s family started the business on East Hill Road the Quaboag Hills Chamber of Commerce at 413-283-
in 1915, and she took over with her husband in 1989. 2418.
McREVEY I FROM PAGE 1 tionally, this land contains a full 1.3 application was submitted for a grant
miles of the Mill Brook. Conserva- to fund 66 percent of the $276,000
for additional sedimentation and tion of the McRevey property will conservation rights. But what ap-
pollution migrating into Lake Wick- sustain the coldwater ﬁshery that peared like a major accomplishment
aboag. In addition, the Old Baypath hosts a native population of Eastern began to show serious signs of trou-
PICK UP THE Indian Trail crosses the property Brook Trout and protect the water ble early on when Fern Maskell, one
QUABOAG CURRENT using the footprint of the Madden quality of this primary tributary to of three siblings who are trustees of
Road extension. The West Brook- Lake Wickaboag. a family trust that owns the prop-
EVERY THURSDAY ﬁeld Historical Society wants to re- “Permanent conservation of the erty, came into a West Brookﬁeld
build this historical trail as it winds McRevey family property could not Board of Selectmen’s meeting and
Available at: from New Braintree, south through have happened without the hard, informed the board the grant went
West Warren – Traska’s Village Market West Brookﬁeld to Warren. dedicated work of the East Quab- in without her approval.
Connections were made and con- bin Land Trust. Their leadership, Henshaw said at the time that the
Outside W. Warren Post Office versations began with the Trustees commitment, and expertise was the grant application went out because a
Warren Senior Center to search for a conservation strategy difference that made the Common- verbal agreement had been reached
that meets their ﬁnancial and land wealth’s acquisition of this property on exactly how much land would be
Warren – Warren Town Hall • Cash Market use goals. possible,” said Brandon Kibbe, the conserved and how much would go
Cakettes Café • Tebo’s • Xtra Mart “We are thrilled with this new state’s Central Region land agent. to the trustees.
conservation area that protects so “Of course, no conservation proj- The crux of the problem was that
Town Pizza • Warren Package Store many important natural resources ect would be possible if it weren’t Maskell wanted an extra ﬁve acres
Outside Old Town Hall/Police Station and is open to public passive rec- for the landowners who work with off of Madden Road to develop a
reation,” said Martha Klassanos, the land trusts and state agencies gravel pit. After negotiating, all af-
Brookfield – Cumberland Farms EQLT board president. “It was deﬁ- to keep their properties open. Our fected parties agreed that there
nitely worth the time and effort to agencies’ gratitude extends to the would be a 10-acre piece adjacent
East Brookfield – EB Flatts • Trolley Stop put the many pieces of this complex McRevey family for their commit- to Madden Road that the McRevey
Town Hall • Cumberland Farms • Klem’s transaction together.” ment to conservation.” Family Trust has temporarily re-
The McRevey family property is tained to conduct a gravel operation.
North Brookfield – Hannaford’s vast and provides diverse habitats of A land deal that almost Henshaw said speciﬁc best manage-
managed hayﬁelds, wet meadows, ment practices are being incorporat-
New Braintree – Reed’s Country Store old orchards, mature upland forests, didn’t happen
ed into the agreement to ensure that
and brushy ﬁeld habitats that sup- the land is reclaimed such that veg-
www.quaboagcurrent.com port many wildlife species including The deal was two years in the
making as a method to permanently etation can re-grow quickly on the
white-tailed deer, turkey, black bear, site. The gravel pit area will be in-
The Quaboag Current is a Turley Publication • www.turley.com song birds and diverse insects, am- protect a primary Lake Wickaboag
watershed from development. An corporated into the West Brookﬁeld
phibians and small mammals. Addi- WMA within eight years or less.
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Susan Proulx, program
director for the Har-
rington Hospital Wound
Care Center, was on
Something for everyone at TREP$
site to offer information NORTH BROOKFIELD - Kids and ramm, president and CEO of the Ewing
about the Chartlon- adults will be drawn to the items that Marion Kauffman Foundation.
based treatment center.
The WCC treats chronic, will be debuted by the North Brookﬁeld According to Kauffman Foundation
hard-to-heal wounds Elementary School’s student businesses. research, 41 percent of children ages 9 -
and features the only All of these items will be available for 12 say they would like to start their own
chamber in the area, purchase to all cash-carrying members of business. “Young people have a natural
which is believed to the public attending the TREP$ Market- desire for the independence and control
aide in the healing of place at the Haston Free Public Library that comes with owning a business and
chronic wounds. Proulx
said that she was on 161 North Main St. in North Brook- being their own boss,” Schramm said.
excited to be at this ﬁeld to be held from 10 a.m. through 3 TREP$ co-founder, Hayley Romano,
event, and that most p.m. on May 5. added, “TREP$ takes that desire and
people did not realize
that there was a wound The TREP$ Marketplace is a unique turns it into a concrete learning experi-
center so close by. ﬂea-market style event in that all of the ence from which the kids beneﬁt in so
vendors are children ages 9-12. Over the many ways.” Pamela deWaal, Romano’s
past six weeks, these children from the partner, agreed. “Entrepreneurship edu-
It’s all about your health North Brookﬁeld Elementary School
have been participating in the award-
winning TREP$ after-school program
cation through TREP$ is an empowering
self-esteem builder that gives kids a great-
er sense of control over their lives and fu-
(www.trepsed.com) where they have tures,” deWaal said. “With the support of
Fair provides critical information to seniors TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS
BY JENNIFER ROBERT learned the basics of entrepreneurship. the community, the young participants of
On Saturday, May 5, they will put all TREP$ will learn the value of creativity,
NORTH BROOKFIELD - Over that they have learned to the test as they motivation, and hard work.”
20 vendors displayed information, of- launch their own businesses for the day. Over 70 students from North Brook-
fered free screenings and hosted rafﬂes Sponsored by SCORE, the N.B. ﬁeld Elementary School are enrolled in
on Wednesday, April 18 at the North PTO and local businesses the initiative the program and local businesses, resi-
Brookﬁeld Senior Center. This event is designed to serve as an inspiration for dents and others are invited to attend
ran for the entire day, with a lunch in- young people to think creatively and to the marketplace in May and donate
cluded for those interested. The turn- put their ideas into action by creating a time, services or even sponsor some of
out for this event was fantastic, with new business. “Educating our young peo- the youth through donations that can be
attendees taking advantage of valuable ple about entrepreneurship and reinforc- made to: NB TREPS, 10 New School
services such as glucose screening, ing the value that entrepreneurs and in- Drive, North Brookﬁeld MA 01535. Tax
hearing screening, stress management novators bring to our economy is critical exempt forms are also available and of-
information, Elder Law information to America’s long-term prosperity – more ﬁcial sponsor and pledge forms can be
and Iris screening for identiﬁcation so now than ever before,” said Carl Sch- obtained upon request.
purposes. Volunteers were on hand to
serve lunch, keep the coffee pot full,
and to walk around with snacks and
kind words for those in attendance.
In the wake of the October storm, STUDENT ACHIEVERS
several of the vendors were happy to
provide emergency preparedness in-
formation to ensure that any future di- Walker named to Rivier College Dean’s List
This great display by RSVP showed visitors what a
sasters will be managed as effectively three-day emergency kit should look like. While most
NEW BRAINTREE - Loryn Walker,
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS COURTESY PHOTO
as possible. While representatives from people consider things like food and a ﬂashlight,
RSVP’s handout reminds them to include such items daughter of Keith and Karen Walker of
various agencies were able to spend as a can opener, a whistle, moist towelettes, medica-
the entire day educating and informing tion, personal hygiene items, important documents, a New Braintree, has achieved Dean’s List
elderly residents for this Health Fair, ﬁre extinguisher and a paper and pencil. status for the Fall 2011 semester at Rivier
any resident who has any questions on College where she is in her senior year.
where to obtain services can call the To attain Dean’s List, students must
Senior Center during its regular hours have a GPA of 3.5 or above and be in good
of operation for more information. standing with the college. Loryn is working
towards a bachelor’s degree in Elementary
Education as well as Special Education.
Rivier College is well known for its rigor-
ous curriculum and its dedication towards
exemplary ﬁeld experience for all students.
Loryn is currently completing a 16-week
semester of student teaching and is looking
forward to graduation in May.
Volunteer Elaine R. Allen, who has been helping at the
North Brookﬁeld Senior Center for over 10 years, helps
serve lunch for those in attendance. Quabbin student on High School Principal Search Committee
NEW BRAINTREE - Alexandra when choosing a new leader. Allie was
Hardaker, a sophomore from New Brain- selected as she makes good decisions and
tree, is a student member of the high is a good school citizen. The Quabbin
Summit Eldercare, one of Fallon Community Health school principal search committee. With Regional School District is amidst the
Plan’s “co-ordinated care” programs, has four a student as a panel member, the Quab- high school principal selection process.
sites, with the local one for North Brookﬁeld being bin student population is represented
in Charlton. Summit offers an alternative for people
who are nursing home certiﬁcable, but prefer to re-
main in their own homes the majority of the time.
Their full service day program features all of the
amenities that you would ﬁnd in a skilled nursing
facility, such as on-site physician services, physi- The TRIAD division of the Sheriff’s Department special-
cal therapy, social workers, a nutritionist and a izes in elder services, and was on site to offer iris scans
hair dresser. Transportation is provided by a sister and hand out ﬁle of life packets. Iris scans are a way to
program. Outreach Coordinator Clementine Bihiga identify someone who is unconscious and has no identi-
said that in order to attend Summit Eldercare, one ﬁcation, and is 20 percent more accurate than that more
must “be 55+ and nursing home certiﬁcable. They traditional identifying means of ﬁngerprinting, said Srgt.
would also have to be on MassHealth, as we are Tony Boulette (pictured left). A ﬁle of life, often posted
a low-income program, and if they are not we can on the refrigerator, provides information such as personal
help them get one. We do all the paperwork for information, emergency contacts, and medication taken,
them so they don’t have to worry about it.” to any emergency personnel that may enter your home.
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There will be presentations offered at no cost to the public. Many practitioners will offer
Old Musical free mini-sessions.There will also be items for sale such as crystals, minerals, jewelry,
NOT SURE WHAT’S WHAT? Instruments, herbal products, teas and soaps, motivational fitness attire, intuitive readings.
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Matys makes a sweet donation to Abby’s House YOUR
WARREN - The Girl Scout cook-
ie sale may be over, but one group is
just beginning to enjoy them. Each A weekly source to local happenings.
year, girls and troops have the op- Send all community calendar items to the edi-
tion of choosing an organization tor at email@example.com, or through regular mail at
to receive cookie donations. This 80 Main St., Ware, MA 01069. Final deadline for
year, Maria Matys, a Cadette Girl all calendar submissions is Friday at noon the week
Scout from Warren, selected Abby’s before intended publication.
House in Worcester as her dona-
tion recipient. Abby’s House assists
homeless and battered women with CURRENT EVENTS
and without children. At every one
of her cookie booths, Maria invited Compiled by Tim Kane
people to consider donating a box firstname.lastname@example.org
of cookies or a few dollars to put to-
wards the purchase of a box. Family, THE WEEK AHEAD
friends, and door-to-door customers
were also invited to donate. Her do- FUNDRAISER for SECOND CHANCE ANIMAL SHELTER on Thursday,
April 26 from 3:30 to 9 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse Restaurant, 535
nation goal was 100 boxes. Out of
Lincoln St., Worcester, MA 01605.Texas Roadhouse will be donating
the more than 1500 boxes of cook- a portion of the proceeds from your meal check to Second Chance.
ies Maria sold, 77 boxes were deliv- Enjoy your meal, pay your bill, present one of our coupons, and Texas
ered to Abby’s House. Roadhouse will donate a portion of your bill to the shelter! You MUST
have a coupon for the shelter to earn funds. You can download a
coupon at www.secondchanceanimals.org.
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS SUBMITTED PHOTO
QUABBIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, 800 South St., will present the
Cadette Girl Scout Maria Matys with Sarah Lange,
director of fund Development and external rela- musical Once On This Island a lovely Caribbean folk tale about love
tions for Abby’s House. between a young peasant girl and a wealthy French boy, separated
by race, class and tradition. With the help of four mythical gods she
goes on a journey of love, learning and sadness. The ending is sur-
prising and beautiful. The music recreates the feeling of the islands
with its rhythms and beat. Pit band members include students Callie
Warren Police Department to participate in Carmosino and Iassac Bates, QRSD teachers Joe Janeck and Wally
Hall, community members Jason Brown, Janet Paoletti and Mary Ga-
gnon, with Quabbin choral teacher, Scott Bryant as music director.
Drug Take-Back Initiative on April 28 Show dates and times are April 27 and 28 at 7 p.m., and April 29
at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $7 for seniors, students and children 12
and under and $8 for adults. Tickets can be purchased from any cast
WARREN - On Saturday, that medicines that languish in home prescription drug abuse. Not only member or at the door.
April 28, the Drug Enforcement cabinets are highly susceptible to di- will the “Prescription Drug Take-
Administration (DEA) will coor- version, misuse and abuse. Rates of Back” provide a mechanism for REHABILITATIVE RESOURCES, INC. (RRI) will host a Lasagna Din-
ner on Friday, April 27 to beneﬁt Brookﬁeld’s historic Elm Hill Center
dinate another nationwide one-day prescription drug abuse in the U.S. individuals to surrender unwanted for which Rehabilitative Resources, Inc. took over operations in 2009.
collaborative effort to remove po- are increasing at alarming rates, as and expired prescription drugs, it The dinner will include homemade lasagna, tossed salad, bread, bev-
tentially dangerous controlled sub- are the number of accidental poi- will also raise drug education and erage and dessert for a donation of $10 ($8 for seniors 60 and over,
stances from our nation’s homes. sonings and overdoses due to these awareness, thus lowering the cur- $5 for kids 12 and under). The dinner starts at 5 p.m. and ends at 7
This national initiative will pro- drugs. Studies show that a major- rent demand for these drugs, and p.m. Family takeout meals will also be available for $30. Family din-
vide an opportunity for the public ity of abused prescription drugs are provide other useful tools for infor- ners will serve a minimum of four people and must be reserved in
to surrender pharmaceutical-con- obtained from family and friends, mation-sharing. Targeted groups advance. Proceeds from the event will support the Elm Hill Center.
trolled substances and other medi- including from the home medicine or individuals are people who have QUABBIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, 872 South St., Barre is present-
cations to law enforcement ofﬁcers cabinet. In addition, many Ameri- expired medications or no longer ing the musical Once On This Island, April 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. and
for destruction. Expired, unused, cans do not know how to properly needed prescription drugs and April 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 for seniors, students and children
or unwanted controlled substances dispose of their unused medicine, of- who have no safe means of dis- 12 and under and $8 for adults. Tickets can be purchased from cast
in our homes are a potential source ten ﬂushing them down the toilet or posal. By providing a safe method members or at the door. The musical is a beautiful Caribbean fairy
of supply for the increasing abuse throwing them away – both poten- of disposing of unused prescription tale of love and adventure perfectly suited for all ages and the musi-
of pharmaceutical drugs in the tial safety and health hazards. drugs, we in law enforcement will cal score is ﬁlled with festive Latin rhythms sure to get toes tapping!
Call the show’s producer for more information at 508-867-4462.
United States and an unacceptable The DEA and the Warren Po- help close one method in which us-
risk to public health and safety. The lice Department would be pleased ers obtain drugs. UPCOMING
Warren Police Department is very to have your support during this The initiative will take place
pleased to be participating in this endeavor. Your active participation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Satur- THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED to the annual Sturbridge Federated
initiative. and involvement would be most day April 28 at the Warren Police Church Spring Rummage and Yard Sales from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This initiative addresses a vital beneﬁcial to our mutually shared Department at 1 Milton O. Foun- Saturday, April 28 at the Church Meetinghouse corner of Route. 31
public safety and public health is- goals of educating the citizens of tain Way. A uniformed ofﬁcer will and Maple St. Rummage through a wide range of gently used items
sue. Many Americans are not aware New England about the dangers of available to answer questions. from clothing for all sizes - infant to adult, shoes, housewares, small
electronics, toys, books, crafts, jewelry, holiday items and collect-
ibles downstairs in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Elevator available
at the Maple Street entrance. Indoor and outdoor furniture and other
large items will be available for viewing at the Yard Sale on the back
lawn of the church, just a few steps past the Maple Street entrance.
Life is Complicated Enough. Quality is high. Prices are low. Come ﬁnd bargains and treasures
in abundance. Arrive early for best selection. Light refreshments
Keep Your Checking Simple. also available. Donations may be left at the church during the week
of April 22. For further information, call the Church Ofﬁce 508-347-
3915, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
See CALENDAR I PAGE 8
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CALENDAR I FROM PAGE 8 THE 1ST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH of North
Brookﬁeld, 144 N. Main St. (just North of Han- Quilt show to help mark town’s 200th anniversary
MEATLOAF DINNER at The Brookﬁeld Congrega- nefords) will be hosting a local National Day of
tional Church on April 28 at 6 p.m. at The Brook- NORTH BROOKFIELD - As part your quilt and its story. The show will
Prayer Event on Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. All are
ﬁeld Congregational Church, 8 Central St., Brook- welcome as we join in prayer for our government, of the North Brookﬁeld 200th An- be held at the Haston Free Public Li-
ﬁeld. All are welcome. Tickets on sale now for $10 (local, state & federal), our Armed Forces, our na- niversary Celebration, there will be a brary in conjunction with the Parade
per person. For more information, call the church tion’s families, our media, the church and a return quilt show. We are looking for new and and Olde Home day on Aug. 18. Please
ofﬁce at 508-867-6262. to the moral and spiritual foundations upon which old quilts with a connection to North contact Betty Wuelﬁng at 508-867-7424
our country was founded. For more information call Brookﬁeld. We would love to display with any questions or information.
WEST BROOKFIELD WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Associate Pastor Ken Winters at (508) 867-7214 or
AREA OPENING CEREMONY on Saturday, April e-mail him at email@example.com.
28 at 1 p.m. Join your neighbors and representa-
NORTH BROOKFIELD I FROM PAGE 3 BPRVTHS has been deemed eligible
tives of the Massachusetts Dept. of Fish and Game STURBRIDGE OPTIMIST CLUB 4th Annual Cinco
to ofﬁcially open this area that was protected at de Mayo Margarita Fest & Mexican Beer Tasting
for a grant from MSBA to aid in the
curring at 7 p.m., where the town will costs of bringing the school to an ade-
the end of 2011 in cooperation with the McRevey will be held on Friday, May 4 from 7-9 p.m. at Ad- vote on one article warrant to possibly
Family Trust and facilitated by the East Quab- miral T.J. O’Brien’s (upstairs function room) on Rte. quate level of functioning, both in struc-
bin Land Trust. After the ofﬁcial remarks we’ll go approve $73,722,405 in a borrowing au- tural and in equipment aspects, but the
20, 407 Main St. in Sturbridge. $25/per person do-
explore the property. Be sure to wear appropri- nation. Tickets are available by calling (508) 347- thorization. grant from MSBA caps at 67.41 percent
ate walking shoes, clothing and bring water. We’ll 9511. Reserve tickets early. This warrant has been brought forth of repair and construction costs, up to
meet at the new entrance along Wickaboag Valley by the Southern Worcester County Re- the total maximum monetary grant al-
Road, about 1/2 mile north of the intersection with GUEST SPEAKERS “AARON & JILL EVANS” will gional Vocational School District for lotment (determined by MSBA). To
Shea Road. Contact Cynthia at 413-477-8229 or present on Friday, May 4 from 7-9 p.m., and at the the purpose of “paying costs of design- provide total funding for this project,
firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Hope to Sunday Morning Service, May 6 from 10 a.m.-12 ing, constructing, originally equipping
see you there! p.m. at Sturbridge Worship Center. Free Women’s
the district has taken out warrants in
and furnishing an addition to and reno- the towns served by the school, and
Brunch with Jill Evans speaking on Saturday, May vation of the Bay Path Regional Voca-
WEST WARREN LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE on Satur- 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Make reservations at 508-347- would need to secure funding approval
day, April 28 from 2– 4 p.m. Come meet the staff of tional Technical High School, located at by each town in relation to their vested
the West Warren Library. Enjoy snacks and drinks. 57 Old Muggett Hill Road, Charlton, interest in the school. North Brookﬁeld
Meet Selectman David Delanski. FREE PLANT SWAP AT MAY FESTIVAL sponsored including the payment of all costs inci- holds slightly over 2 percent share in the
by the North Brookﬁeld Cultural Council at the Has- dental or related thereto...” school, currently.
NORTH BROOKFIELD DECORATES COMMITTEE ton Free Public Library May Festival. Saturday, May
ANNUAL EARTH DAY TOWN CLEANUP will be 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your labeled divi-
held on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. sions of perennials, annuals, seedlings (vegetable and wish him well. He has opted not to
Again this year we are assigning Street Captains and fruit), or seed packets, between 9 and 10 a.m. BROOKFIELD I FROM PAGE 2
run for re-election and Tuesday’s meet-
who will supervise the trash pick up at their con- Everyone is welcome to participate, with or with- to retired beneﬁts. ing was one of his last.
venience during the month of April. The collected out plants to donate. Come choose new plants for “There has been a shifting of ac- “I’d like to take this opportunity to
trash will be loaded onto trucks at the Highway your garden without breaking the bank, while en-
Department during the Earth Day event hours.
countability and we still managed to say thank you to Peter O’Connell for
joying the May Festival’s many offerings. For more
American ﬂags that need to be properly destroyed information call Harbour at (508) 867-5028. keep costs down even more,” she said. the last three years of service,” she said.
will be collected. Seniors from the Senior Center “This is very competitive; we’re doing “I’d like to thank him on behalf of num-
offer their appreciated assistance, especially the FREE COMMUNITY SHRED DAY EVENT will be held quite well as far as rates go.” ber of people in town. We have appreci-
snacks they provide. Information on reducing on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shred up to Frangiamore said she will be holding ated his professionalism, and his dignity
waste, ways to save our environment along with two boxes of documents on site for free. Examples a beneﬁts fair for employees Tuesday, and respect of everyone that has come
ideas for composting will be offered. Any questions of documents that you should consider shredding May 15 at the town hall and the school before the board.”
or if you would like to assist please contact Julie are: Medical Records, Financial Records, Credit Card in which vendors will offer voluntary She mentioned his dedication to the
McCarthy at 508-867-8692 or Trish Miller at 508- Statements, Canceled Checks, Insurance Forms, dental, accident and life insurance. town, in the hours he has put in, his will-
867-7054. Old Tax Returns and any other personal documents. “This provides a service to our em- ingness to problem solve and his ambi-
Shredding done at the following locations: Savers
THE ANNUAL LUCKY DUCK DAY & GREAT AMER- Bank, Southbridge Branch- 270 Main St., South- ployees I think people are looking for,” tion to look at new ways to ﬁnd funding
ICAN CANOE RACE to beneﬁt the Harrington Hos- bridge; Savers Bank, Auburn Branch- 38 Auburn St., she said. for the town.
pital Women’s Auxiliary and Sturbridge Lions Club Auburn. Contact Savers Bank with any questions at “It’s clearly an honor to serve the
will be held on Sunday, April 29 along the Quine- 508-764-4329. Kind kudos town,” O’Connell said. “It’s a difﬁcult
baug River ending at Westville Dam Recreation job and I can only say that I hope I have
Area in Southbridge. Duck pluck fundraiser, food HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR sponsored by The Linda Barron addressed the board left the town in better shape than I found
and games will be held at 3 p.m. in the park. The Body Wellness Center of Sturbridge, will be held during public access to thank O’Connell it, that I improved it in some ways.”
morning canoe and kayak race starts at 11 a.m. at on May 5 at in the La Salle Reception Hall in South-
Turners Field in Sturbridge and ends six miles later bridge. Approximately 40 vendors will be exhibit-
at the Westville Dam. Registration begins at 9 a.m. ing. Admission is free.
for $15 per person at the ﬁeld. For applications or
additional information, contact Lion Dale Favreau
at (508) 347-9636.
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– business –
Techo-Bloc offers hope for future North Brookﬁeld Savings Bank joins
local employment opportunities 7th Annual Walk of Champions
-NORTH BROOKFIELD- case unit on site for the contractors and NORTH BROOKFIELD – North much positive energy to this event and al-
designers they service. Emmanuel said Brookﬁeld Savings Bank is registered as ways leave feeling inspired,” said Donna
By Jennifer Robert that when a contractor chooses to of- the “Cancer Crushers” for the 7th annual Boulanger, president and CEO of North
Reporter fer Techo-Bloc products to their con- Walk of Champions on May 6 at Quab- Brookﬁeld Savings Bank. “We’ve already
sumer, Techo-Bloc takes care of all the bin Reservoir. All proceeds beneﬁt Inte- started receiving donations, over 50 walk-
n 1989, Techo-Bloc started with a work of bringing the sample product grated Cancer Services at Baystate Mary ers have registered and we are looking
goal to design and manufacture the to the company and setting up a full Lane Hospital. forward to teaming up with more volun-
ﬁnest quality hardscape and ma- design studio display for them. Techo- This will be the sixth year that North teers. The Cancer Crushers are commit-
sonry products. Since its inception, the Bloc also sponsors over 30 large-scale Brookﬁeld Savings Bank has been in- ted to helping change the lives of friends,
company continues to develop creative contractor showcases throughout the volved with the Walk of Champions, hav- family members, neighbors, co-workers
and innovative new products, and ex- winter months. ing raised more than $11,000 to date. The and others who have been affected by
pand their manufacturing and distribu- While the closing of Chase Precast a 2012 goal is to raise at least $4,400. The cancer.”
tion facilities. couple years back brought disappoint- Cancer Crushers are also aiming to be Walk of Champions has raised nearly
Techo-Bloc is a leading whole- ment to local employees who had to the largest team at the walk, a feat North $300,000 for Baystate Mary Lane Hospi-
sale dealer of paving stones, retaining face potential long drives for new em- Brookﬁeld Savings Bank last achieved tal since it was established in 2006. Over
wall systems and masonry stone, and ployment opportunities, the future de- three years ago. In addition to walking, 1,000 participants attended the 2011 Walk
opened the doors for its newest distri- velopment of a manufacturing facility the Bank will be hosting a table to dis- of Champions and helped raise $64,000.
bution center, and site of future manu- here in North Brookﬁeld brings prom- tribute water. Water will be donated by Individuals who wish to join the Can-
facturing facility, in North Brookﬁeld ise for more jobs once again. North Health New England. cer Crushers can go to the Walk of Cham-
last month. Brookﬁeld has been working hard to “North Brookﬁeld Savings Bank is pions website and enter “cancer crusher”
In June 2011, Techo-Bloc acquired drive the business environment of the thrilled to once again participate in the in the search ﬁeld. You can make dona-
the property that was formerly Chase town upward, and a facility such as this Walk of Champions. For the past six tions on the Walk of Champions website
Precast at 70 East Brookﬁeld Road. could offer a pleasant boost to the local years, our employees, customers and as well. All walkers raising $50 or more
Techo-Bloc plans to have a full manu- industry climate. While there has been community partners have brought so receive a free t-shirt.
facturing facility at this location within no deﬁnitive conclusion to this, there
the next couple years. Eric Emmanuel, was also discussion of Techo-Bloc be-
general manager of the North Brook- ing a supporter of the possible railroad
ﬁeld facility said, “Even in this tough revival that is being sought after by
economy, Techo-Bloc is committed to some. At the time of property acquisi-
manufacturing their products here. tion, it was said that Techo-Bloc could
There is a large demand for it.” Em- not say for sure one way or another
manuel said it is expected to see at least that it would be using the proposed rail
50 jobs created when the manufactur- system, but if they did it would be on
ing plant gets off the ground. In the a large scale as both the quantity and
meantime, Techo-Bloc is currently op- weight of their outgoing products is
erating as a full distribution center and quite extensive.
has an innovative mobile design show-
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS COURTESY PHOTO
From left to right: North Brookﬁeld Savings Bank Trustee Betsy Cuddy with Hearts for Heat North Brookﬁeld Chapter
Members Ellen Smith, Sue Lewandowski, Michelle Petraitis, Judy Manning, Tom Lewandowski and North Brookﬁeld
Savings Bank President and CEO Donna Boulanger.
NBSB donates to Hearts for Heat
NORTH BROOKFIELD - North ed in North Brookﬁeld. Hearts for Heat is a
Brookﬁeld Savings Bank has donated community-based, non-proﬁt organization
$1,500 to Hearts for Heat at the bank’s cor- dedicated to providing heat to residents in
porate headquarters and loan center locat- need throughout Worcester County.
CLUES ACROSS CLUES DOWN
1. Scarlett’s home
5. Mideast confection
33. Ralph Waldo __
37. Tough Asiatic grass
1. Steeped beverage
2. Pier, side of porch
36. Beam out
38. Sci-Fi writer Koke
41. Goat and camel
Rick Egan, Lillian Carlson join
10. Mutual savings 40. Swiss river 3. College army hair fabric
44. Word formed from
4. Spurious wing
5. Care program for the
North Brookﬁeld Savings Bank
compound 48. Long fluffy scarf terminally ill 45. Give over
14. The Hunter 49. Blighia sapida 6. Protects the wearer’s 46. Motives for an NORTH BROOKFIELD – North tive in the Quaboag Hills Chamber of
constellation 51. Anno Domini body action Brookﬁeld Savings Bank has recently Commerce as well as the Central Mass
15. Kindred 53. __ Dhabi, Arabian 7. Readily, willingly 47. White toy dog made two additions to its team: Rick South Chamber of Commerce, and is a
17. Tip of the capital 8. Measures electric 49. Alloy used to make Egan, assistant vice president and com- past Ambassador Committee member of
Aleutians 54. Patti Hearst’s currents magnets mercial loan ofﬁcer, and Lillian Carlson, the Greater Gardner Chamber of Com-
18. Melt to separate captors 9. Hymns 50. Take a siesta loan ofﬁcer. merce.
metals 55. Cony 10. 1929 Nobel 52. Dekaliter Egan will be responsible for develop- Carlson will be responsible for creat-
19. Fr. Riviera city 57. Divulge a secret literature laureate 54. Plants seeds ing new and existing commercial lending ing and maintaining relationships with
20. Severe storm sound 59. One of the finalists 11. 23 ___: go away! 56. An awkward person relationships, advising business custom- existing and prospective loan customers
23. Arabian ruler 64. Drunk (slang) 12. Upper arm mucles (Yiddish) ers on available lending products and as well as assisting customers with the
(alt. sp.) 65. But goodie 16. Filippo __, Saint 57. Groom’s partner
24. 1/100 of a yen 66. Whale ship captain 21. Doctors’ group 58. Flat crusty-
helping borrowers achieve their ﬁnanc- mortgage lending process and helping
25. Office of Public 68. Take the place of 22. Freshwater mussel bottomed onion roll ing goals. He is a graduate of the New them ﬁnd ﬁnancing solutions. She is a
Information work of someone on genus 60. Goblins (Br.) England School of Advanced Commer- graduate of Quinsigamond Community
26. Radioactivity unit strike 26. A male sheep 61. River into The cial Lending and the Massachusetts College and most recently served as a
29. Symbol for 69. What is required 27. Yoruba Baltic Sea Bankers School for Financial Studies. credit analyst at Butler Bank. Prior to
actinium 70. ____ & Stitch 28. Former VP Quayle 62. Islamic sect Rick has more than 19 years of bank- that, she was an indirect loan ofﬁcer at
30. Chinese ethnic 71. Wife of Saturn 31. Am. Nurses Assoc. 63. Baby powder ing experience and was most recently Grafton Suburban Credit Union.
group w/ colorful 72. Brief carefree (abbr.) mineral an assistant vice president and business A resident of Leicester, Carlson en-
clothes shopping 34. ___ Zedong 67. Derek __, development ofﬁcer for GFA Federal joys volunteering for Leicester/Spencer
32. Alias 73. Noisy chatter 35. Grey sea eagle Harvard Credit Union. Raiders Youth Football and Cheerlead-
A native of Townsend, Egan cur- ing and the Leicester Girls’ Softball
ANSWERS ON PAGE 17 rently resides in Ashburnham. He is ac- League.
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– education –
Students to celebrate Arbor Day with tree plantings
Wednesday, May 2
• Planning Board, 6:30 p.m.
• Recreation Committee, 7:30 p.m.
WARREN – the pioneers moving into the his articles and editorials, but Arbor Day was ofﬁcially
EAST BROOKFIELD WEST BROOKFIELD Nebraska Territory in 1854 he also encouraged civic or- proclaimed by the young state’s
Monday, April 30 was J. Sterling Morton from ganizations and groups to join Governor Robert W. Furnas
• Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. By Cristy Bertini Detroit. He and his wife were in. His prominence in the area on March 12, 1874, and the
• Historical Commission, 7:15 p.m. Reporter lovers of nature, and the home increased, and he became sec- day itself was observed April
they established in Nebraska retary of the Nebraska Terri- 10, 1874.
HARDWICK he Warren and West was quickly planted with trees, tory, which provided another In 1885, Arbor Day was
Tuesday, May 1 Brookﬁeld Tree War- shrubs and ﬂowers. Morton opportunity to stress the value named a legal holiday in Ne-
• Agricultural Commission, 7 p.m. dens will celebrate Ar- was a journalist and soon be- of trees. braska and April 22 (Morton’s
Wednesday, May 2 bor Day with tree plantings on came editor of Nebraska’s On Jan. 4, 1872, Morton birthday) was selected as the
• Conservation Commission, Friday, April 27. ﬁnest newspaper. Given that ﬁrst proposed a tree-planting date for its permanent obser-
6:30 p.m. James DiMaio will enlist the forum, he spread agricultural holiday to be called “Arbor vance.
• Historical Commission, 6:30 p.m. help of students in planting a information and his enthusiasm Day” at a meeting of the State Today the most common
tree at the West Brookﬁeld El- for trees to an equally enthusi- Board of Agriculture. “Arbor” date for the state observance
NEW BRAINTREE ementary School and two more astic audience. is the Latin word for tree. The is the last Friday in April, and
Tuesday, May 1 trees across the street from the His fellow pioneers missed date was set for April 10, 1872. several U.S. presidents have
• Planning Board, 7 p.m. school at 9:30 a.m. their trees. But more important- Prizes were offered to counties proclaimed a national Arbor
Wednesday, May 2 Ken Lacey will plant a tree ly, trees were needed as wind- and individuals for planting Day on that date. But a num-
• Board of Health, 7:30 p.m. at the Warren Community El- breaks to keep soil in place, for properly the largest number of ber of state Arbor Days are at
ementary School at 1 p.m. with fuel and building materials, and trees on that day. It was esti- other times to coincide with the
NORTH BROOKFIELD help from third-grade students. for shade from the hot sun. mated that more than one mil- best tree planting weather, from
Tuesday, May 1 According to the Arbor Day Morton not only advocated lion trees were planted in Ne- January and February in the
• Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. Foundation’s website, among tree planting by individuals in braska on the ﬁrst Arbor Day. south to May in the far north.
Wednesday, May 2
• Safety Committee, 6:30 p.m.
STURBRIDGE Alexander has taught at WBES for almost three decades
Monday, April 30
• TRSD Budget Subcommittee ‘Conﬁdence’ is the most important thing she teaches
and Physical Plant Subcommittee,
Tuesday, May 1 By Melissa Fales certiﬁcation in elementary
• Design Review Committee, 7 p.m. Reporter education. She minored in
• Finance Committee, 7 pm. Adapted Physical Education
Wednesday, May 2 WEST BROOKFIELD for Special Education.
• Local Emergency Planning – A visitor to Barbara Alex- Her ﬁrst job in the ﬁeld was
Committee, 2 p.m. ander’s classroom at West with the state Department of
Thursday, May 3 Brookﬁeld Elementary School Mental Health, working as a
• Sturbridge School Committee, can’t help but notice the large house parent in a group home
6:30 p.m. number of pink pigs that pep- for challenged adults. “It’s not
• Sturbridge Tourist Association, per the space, with some even that they weren’t delightful,
6:30 p.m. hanging from the ceiling. but it didn’t take long for me
• Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. “I started collecting them to recognize that it
• Finance Committee, 7 p.m. because of the saying ‘when wasn’t for me,” Al-
pigs ﬂy,’ meaning that some- exander explained. Teacher of the Week
WARE thing’s impossible,” said Al- “I realized that
Tuesday, May 1 exander. “I believe these chil- what I really wanted was to
• Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. dren can do anything. I think work with children.”
everything is possible for Alexander worked in TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY MELISSA FALES
WARREN them. Pigs ﬂy in here.” Dudley elementary schools Teacher Barbara Alexander is shown with some of her students. Shown are Jacob Toohey,
Alexander, Mark Schultz, Olivia Wilkinson, Gabby Whigham, and Crystal Brooks.
Wednesday, May 2 Alexander has been teach- for a few years before coming
• Planning Board, 6 p.m. ing at WBES for 29 years. to WBES in 1983. “I’ve been come to work each day just to it helps them throughout their
“It’s ﬂown by,” she said. “I here ever since,” she said. “I give knowledge,” she said. “My whole lives.”
guess that’s what happens knew it was going to be a good students and I learn together. I Alexander said she also tries
WEST BROOKFIELD when you really enjoy what
Wednesday, May 2 ﬁt right away. I didn’t know learn something every day.” to help her students develop a
• Stormwater Authority, 9 a.m. you do.” This year, Alexander anything about this area, but Alexander said she enjoys love of learning. “No kid is go-
• Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. is a special education teacher I felt comfortable. Once you exploring subjects with her ing to be able to do everything,”
for grades three and four. ﬁnd a home, you just know it. students. “Everyone’s thought she said. “Sometimes they are
“I’ve known these students I’m home here.” process is different,” she said. going to struggle. I want to help
Spring plant swap set since Kindergarten. I can see Alexander lived in West “I love having that one-on-one them see that learning is its own
their progress. It helps give Brookﬁeld for 20 years and chance to see how a student reward.” Alexander said she
NORTH BROOKFIELD - Now me a certain perspective.” now makes her home in War- thinks. We work together to never gives up on a student,
that forsythia is blooming, bulbs are Alexander grew up in ren. “I didn’t want to leave ﬁnd that learning style that’s and that even after 29 years,
coming up, and the grass is turning Stowe, Vermont. Looking the district,” she jokes. Her going to work for them.” she still gets excited about
green again, it’s time to start thinking back, she reﬂected on how daughter, Heather McKusick, While the learning styles what her students can accom-
about dividing your exuberant peren- her childhood prepared her attended WBES and is now may differ from student to plish. “You have to ﬁnd some-
nials. Come share your divisions and for a career in special educa- a teacher at Warren Com- student, there is one constant thing they can be good at,” said
see what other gardeners may have to tion. “My parents worked munity Elementary School. theme in Alexander’s instruc- Alexander. “Start with that and
offer. Start planning now for the annu- at a state hospital,” she said. McKusick and her husband tion; something she said she build from there. That’s where
al Free Plant Swap, sponsored by the “I grew up with people who Tim have two, sons Tyler and always tries to instill in her stu- the conﬁdence comes in. They
North Brookﬁeld Cultural Council. helped people. It taught me Cody. “The two best things in dents. “Conﬁdence,” she said. have to believe they can do it.
The Cultural Council is again holding an appreciation for all differ- life are teaching and being a “That’s what they need more Even small achievements are
its Plant Swap as part of the May Fes- ent kinds of people.” grandmother,” said Alexan- than anything else. That’s what important because they build a
tival at the Haston Free Public Library After high school, Alex- der. makes them come back and child up. In my classroom, we
on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 ander earned her degree in For Alexander, teaching try again the next day. It helps celebrate every chapter.”
p.m. at 161 North Main St. Special Education with dual is more than a job. “I don’t them learn here at WBES and
All plants are free! Everyone is wel-
come to participate, with or without
plants to donate. If you have plants to
donate, bring your labeled and named
divisions of extra perennials, annuals,
High school seniors prepare for life outside the classroom
seedlings (vegetable and fruit), or seed
packets to the library, preferably be- BARRE/WARREN - 14 stations - each representing tion, they had to decide how responsibilities. They learned
tween 9 and 10 am. Choose new plants Senior high school students the necessities of life: housing, to ﬁnancially “live”. They ex- about balancing a budget and
for your garden without breaking the from Quabbin and Quaboag clothing, recreation, utilities, plored the fair’s stations, made making ﬁnancial choices as
bank. Regional High Schools got a credit and lending, credit score spending decisions that affected they learn how one ﬁnancial
At the same time, enjoy the Haston taste of ﬁnancial responsibil- and credit card, credit coun- their ﬁnances; decided on their decision can greatly impact an-
Library’s Third Annual May Festival ity through the Credit for Life seling, insurance, savings and living accommodations such as other.
of Local Food, Farms and Gardens. Fair, held on April 12 at Quab- retirement, employment and renting an apartment by them- The fair concluded with
bin. The event was sponsored education, furniture, food and selves or sharing the expense each student meeting with
There will be nurseries selling stock, a credit counselor to review
local farmers and CSAs (community by Country Bank for Savings. nutrition, transportation and a with a roommate or whether
During the three-hour fair, the reality-check station. they would be savvy enough to their ﬁnal budget to ensure
supported agriculture), food crafters solvency or to help students
and grocers, all sharing their products Quabbin Panther gym was Students role-played as buy a house or condo. Students
transformed into a ﬁnancial though each were a 25-year-old also decided whether to buy or learn how to live within their
and services, in addition to open space budget. Managing their own
preservers, activities for kids, live music, literacy event where Quab- adult with a career, a salary, a lease a vehicle, or take public
budget and seeing the actual
door prizes, and much more. For more bin and Quaboag seniors were credit score, a mock checking transportation. cost of things left students
information about the Plant Swap, call challenged to make decisions and savings account balance The goal for the students with a whole new perspective
Harbour at (508) 867-5028. on how to budget for their liv- and possibly a student loan was to have a better under- on real-life ﬁnancial manage-
ing expenses. The fair featured payment. With this informa- standing of their future ﬁscal ment.
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Fountain equals perfection
Bouchard pitches gem in ﬁrst varsity start
- WARREN -
By Bob Schron
n a sense, Haley Fountain’s
amazing perfect game
against Ware in the Cougars
3-0 victory on Friday morning
could have been expected.
It’s a safe argument that
Fountain is the best pitcher in
the history of the school’s soft-
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY DAVE FORBES
ball program. Fountain went Quaboag’s Matt Sullivan (12) follows through on his swing.
over the 500-career strikeout
mark late last season. Last sea-
son she led Quaboag to its ﬁrst-
ever Central Mass Districts
Palmer, Jankins star
But the senior star had never
pitched a no-hitter. for Indians, Cougars
“What more is there to say,”
said Quaboag coach John Fox. - WARREN - pitching keyed by Palmer and
“Haley works at her game all their offense, with Jake Lib-
year. Her heart and soul are By Bob Schron erty and Jason Ouimette its
Turley Publications most recent stars.
into it. Her work has paid off, Sports Correspondent
year after year. Today, she was First Palmer: In what was
on ﬁre. She was hitting her spots another important early Bi-
fter Ware’s Curtis County test, the Indians pitch-
all day — and our ﬁelders made Palmer lit up Sci-Tech
some great plays in back of her. er struck out 16 batters to lead
Wednesday morning, Ware to the victory. A junior,
It was a great day, Haley’s ﬁrst 6-3 (a brilliant pitching dis-
perfect game and ﬁrst no-hitter.” he has been counted on by
play), the Indians moved their coach Scott Slattery to be one
This was a ﬁrst as both the record above .500.
defending Central Mass cham- of the pitchers at the top of the
It’s been a strong deliber- rotation.
pions and the unheralded Lady ate climb for the Indians, their
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY DAVE FORBES
See PERFECT I PAGE 15 Quaboag pitcher Haley Fountain (34) winds up as she makes a delivery to home plate. balance between their strong See COUGARS I PAGE 15
Quaboag defeats Wolverines Lady Warriors continue hot streak
- WARREN - numbers one and three, Shelby Softball scores twice in seventh against Amherst
Jankins and Kelly Norton and
By Bob Schron a 2-1 win by Haylie Dolan, - STURBRIDGE - Robert, Alli Tichy and Savan- fore Tantasqua responded with
Turley Publications the Cougars won both doubles nah Lundwall each had a goal. two in the top of the seventh to
Sports Correspondent matches in straight sets. By Dave Forbes Madie Trainor ﬁnished with pull off the 7-5 victory.
The ﬁrst doubles victory was Turley Publications six saves for Tantasqua. Olivia Brooks went 3-for-4
ll season, the Quaboag by Paige Guzik and Courtney Sports Staff Writer with a double, a triple, two runs
girls tennis team has Bruso. SOFTBALL scored and three RBIs. Kayla
sought out the answer The second doubles registered he Tantasqua girls var- DiBiase had a homer and two
The Tantasqua girls varsity
to its most difﬁcult question. Its its second win of the season. In sity lacrosse team con- RBIs, Jordan Kingman had
softball team rallied from an
strengths are secure, the team’s defeating Leicester’s Megan tinued its run of recent two hits and two runs scored.
early three-run deﬁcit to come-
brilliant singles players having Cooney and Heidi Grimshaw, success with a 15-11 home vic- Lauren DiCarlo added two hits,
from-behind and knock off
swept through the team’s ﬁrst Quaboag’s Madison Thompson tory over Wachusett on Satur- a run scored and an RBI.
four matches, its only blemish Amherst on the road, 7-5, on
and Stephanie Nichols played day, April 21. Kingman went the distance
a defeat at the hands of Tan- Thursday, April 19.
perhaps their best match of the Melissa Frio led the Lady on the mound, striking out seven
tasqua. Amherst jumped out to a 3-0
year. Warriors (6-2-1) with a game- to pick up the victory for Tan-
The team’s search has centered lead in the ﬁrst inning and had
They won it, 6-4, 6-4. high four goals and two as- tasqua. She allowed eight hits.
on its number two doubles team. a 4-1 lead heading to the ﬁfth
But they were delivering a sists. Jess Farland added four
But in its match against when the Lady Warriors re-
message to their teammates. goals and an assist. Jessie Frio
Leicester on Monday, Quaboag “I like the way they’re playing helped out with three goals and
sponded with four runs to take GIRLS TENNIS
(3-1) seemed to begin having a 5-4 lead. The Tantasqua girls varsity
and competing,” said Jankins. an assist.
success. Amherst answered back tennis team pulled out a hard-
Olivia Connly added a goal
After straight set wins by with a run in the bottom of the
See TENNIS I PAGE 16 and an assist, while Cassidy See WARRIORS I PAGE 18
sixth to tie the game at 5-5 be-
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COUGARS I FROM PAGE 14
He won on opening day with an 11-
strikeout performance in the 3-2 decision
over Turners Falls, blasting out two key
hits to help his cause. Simpson named CCC McGrail named to MASCAC
In the win over the Cybercats, Palm- Softball Player of the Week Softball Weekly Honor Roll
er’s work could have been in vain. But
Ware rallied. Tied 3-3 in the bottom of BOSTON - Salve Regina out- BUZZARDS BAY - Fitchburg
the ﬁfth, the Indians t went ahead with a ﬁelder/pitcher and Brimﬁeld resident State junior outﬁelder and North
run there and then added two insurance Marissa Simpson was named the Brookﬁeld resident Alycia McGrail
runs in the sixth to clinch it. Commonwealth Coast Conference was recently named to the MASCAC
Liberty (two hits, three RBIs) and Player of the Week. Softball Weekly Honor Roll.
Ouimette (two hits, two RBIs) were the Simpson batted .692 (9-for-13) in McGrail batted .615 (16-for-26)
hitting stars. conference play this week, compil- with a homer, seven RBIs and 11 runs
“It’s been the way we’ve been doing ing a .733 on-base percentage and a scored in a 4-2 week for the Falcons,
it,” said one of the team’s assistant coach- 1.154 slugging percentage. She col- including a homer and ﬁve RBIs in
es Dan Boivin. “We have a good group lected a pair of three hit games versus a sweep at Massachusetts Maritime
of players and we’re optimistic that we’re Wentworth, going 6-for-7 in the dou- to go with six hits and six RBIs in a
going to get better.” bleheader, and also scored the game- sweep at New England College.
To wit: Freshman Brandon Ouimette winning run in a 1-0 victory over
was one of the team’s leading hitters in UNE. The Seahawks swept UNE
in games of 5-4 and 1-0 to move into
Kemp plays long ball in
the Ware’s ﬁrst six games, trailing only
the junior standout Drew Koczur. second place heading into the ﬁnal Ravens victories, named
Koczur had six hits with Liberty lead- TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY DAVE FORBES
two weeks of league play. to Northeast-10 Weekly
ing the team in RBIs with seven. Quaboag pitcher Thomas Jankins (5) makes a delivery On the week, Simpson had nine Honor Roll
With Palmer having thrown his mas- to home plate. hits, included a double, triple and
terpiece on Wednesday he was unavail- home run, four RBI, ﬁve runs scored RINDGE, N.H. - Franklin Pierce
able for the crosstown Division 3 clash said Guimond. “It was a game we need- and drew ﬁve walks in a 4-2 week for
ed.” junior shortstop and Sturbridge resi-
with Quaboag (1-5) in Warren. Here, the Seahawks. dent Dan Kemp hit two home runs as
Quaboag’s Matt Sullivan and Ethan The Indians were helped that Jankins’s
Lacaire each delivered two-run singles energies were devoted to pitching on Fri- See COLLEGE I PAGE 16
and the Cougars’ ace pitcher, Thomas day because the junior star is the leading
Jankins hurled a complete game to de- hitter in Central Mass with an amazing
feat the Indians, 4-2, Friday. .714 batting average.
“We were fortunate to have missed But Lacaire and Sullivan were able to
Curtis,” said Quaboag coach Brian Gui- step up.
mond, interestingly, a Ware native. “I Trailing 2-1 in the sixth, each player
know the program in Ware very well. delivered two-run singles in the decisive
Curtis is another strong player of their four-run rally.
system. Look at the way Corey Stolgitis “It was our best hitting performance
pitched today. of the season,” said a relieved Guimond.
“Ware’s coming off of a good season “I think it’s a truism — in the begin-
(in 2011). They’ve found ways to win, if ning of the season, hitters are behind the
they’re not the powerhouse of the team pitchers. It’s even more the case with us.
that went to the state ﬁnals a couple of We’ve struck out so many times this sea-
years ago.” son, it’s almost beyond counting.”
That said, the Indians had taken a 2- He added, “But this was an important
1 lead after two innings against Jankins, win for us and we’ll see if we can build
arguably one of the best players in Cen- on it. Our schedule is tough, but we just
tral Mass. A shortstop by preference and want to try and get better. But the hitting
a pitcher by necessity, Thomas had been on our team is a major concern. We have
coming off of a knee injury. to start making better contact.”
But this had been a must-win game for Jankins’ return to the shortstop posi-
Quaboag: Saddled with a brutal sched- tion helps, his hitting average virtually off
ule which has the team encountering a the charts. But his pitching counts too:
steady slate of Division 1 and 2 oppo- Thomas struck out 14 Indians in the win,
nents in the Southern Worcester County his fast ball and darting curve too much
League, the Cougars need to get as many for the Indian hitter to catch up to.
D3 wins in their win column in order to “Thomas is just a great player,” said
have a shot at qualifying for the Districts Guimond. “I don’t know where we’d be
tournament on the Central Mass side. without him.”
They had been dismissed by another
D3 team, Douglas, earlier in the week. Bob Schron is a sports correspondent for
“We needed to compete with Ware,” Turley Publications. He can be reached at
PERFECT I FROM PAGE 14 “But in order to get a perfect game, you
usually need excellent ﬁelding, too.”
Indians — also a perennial contender in Dani Sweet was the candidate. In
Western Mass — were undefeated com- the ﬁrst inning, the second baseman
ing into this contest. made two excellent plays. In the ﬁrst in-
The starter for Ware (4-1) was Heath- ning, she ranged deep behind ﬁrst base
er Bouchard, making her ﬁrst varsity start to catch a fading pop foul, caught by
as Veronica Shader was unavailable. the strong wind that was prevalent all
“Heather was great, too,” said Fox. morning. Then with the pressure on, she
“Heather pitched admirably. She kept ranged behind second to nab a deﬂected
us off-balance and made us hit a lot of grounder by Fountain to throw out the
ﬂyballs. But we played well in back of baserunner on a bang-bang play.
Haley. We know Ware is a tough team “Haley had all of her pitches working,”
and a contender.” said Fox. “Heather was able to keep us
The Cougars would make Fountain’s off balance. But Haley kept them very,
task that much easier, the champions very off-balance.”
capitalizing on Ware miscues to take a 2- Ware, which had lost as many as ﬁve
0 lead in the ﬁrst inning. senior starters off of last season’s brilliant
Dani Sweet scored after reaching on 16-4 tournament team, still has begun the
an error, coming around on a ball hit by season with a ﬂourish.
her sister, Ally. “It’s our least experienced team in the
Ally Sweet advanced to second on the past ten years,” noted assistant coach
play and then Fountain, also Quaboag’s Don Swarts recently. We’re counting
cleanup hitter, then singled to center for on ‘V’ (Shader) a lot this season. She’s
the second run of the inning. Quaboag the type of player who makes everyone
then added an insurance run against around her that much better.”
Bouchard when Andy Koslowski dou- Bouchard showed plenty on Friday.
bled to the gap and after advancing to But she wasn’t perfect, Haley Fountain
third on a hit by Davonna Johnson, Ko- was.
slowski scored on a sacriﬁce ﬂy by Jess “It was a great win for us,” said Fox.
McCann. “But the game against Leicester is cru-
It was 3-0. And it set the stage for cial. I know it’s early. But it may have
Fountain’s ﬁrst no-hitter and perfect implications for the league title.”
game. And for the Cougars, able to re-
tain their perfect record heading into Bob Schron is a sports correspondent for
this week’s clash against D2 champion Turley Publications. He can be reached at
Leicester, their defense was also sharp. firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Haley was great,” noted coach Fox.
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Sports Calendar COLLEGE I FROM PAGE 15 to steal later in the inning.
Ruggieri also had an RBI ﬁelder’s
part of a 4-for-5 outing on Sunday after- choice in the top of the ﬁrst in a 4-3 loss
consists of a 100-yard swim, half-mile noon, April 15 to lead the No. 29 nation- to Elms on Tuesday, April 10.
Warren Community Youth ally ranked Franklin Pierce University
Soccer Association Spring Skills bike ride and a 300-yard run. Entry Riggieri also had two hits in the ﬁrst
fees are $50 per individual, $65 for adult baseball team to a 9-2 win over Bentley game of a doubleheader against Johnson
and Drills mail-in registrations teams and $15 for children. These fees in Northeast-10 Conference Northeast & Wales on Saturday, April 21.
will go up after June 1. Division play at Dr. Arthur and Martha She also had an inﬁeld hit in the sec-
WARREN - The Warren Communi- Pappas Field.
ty Youth Soccer Association would like Proceeds will beneﬁt the Quaboag ond game.
Plantation Triathlon scholarship fund – Kemp connected on his fourth homer Anna Maria lost both contests.
to remind everyone that the mail in reg- of the season in the ﬁrst inning to make it
istration deadline for the Spring Skills a new addition to this year’s race. Schol-
2-0 Franklin Pierce.
and Drills program is April 27. arships will be given away to students
Kemp blasted his ﬁfth of the season Lamoureux delivers RBI
Applicant’s birthdates must be be- who have participated in or assisted in
tween Aug. 1, 2003 and Dec. 31, 2007. the organization of the 2012 triathlon to left ﬁeld in the eighth to extend the single for Lancers
and will be a 2013 college bound, grad- Franklin Pierce lead to 9-2.
Registration fees for all children are Kemp also helped out in a 13-4 win WORCESTER - Worcester State
$15 if the child played in the fall and uating student at Quaboag Regional
High School. Preference will be given over Bentley on Saturday, April 14 when women’s softball player and East Brook-
$26 if the child did not play fall ball, of in the second inning he delivered an RBI ﬁeld resident Aimee Lamoureux ham-
which $11 is needed for the MYSA reg- to students who have participated in or
helped in the prior year triathlon. single, stole second and came around to mered an RBI single in the bottom of the
istration fee. score on another RBI single. sixth inning of a 4-2 loss to WPI on Tues-
Look for forms at the Warren post The triathlon began three years ago
when the town of West Brookﬁeld was Kemp would score another run in the day, April 10.
ofﬁces and the WCES lobby. ﬁfth after drawing a leadoff walk, ad- Lamoureux also had a ﬂare single to
Any questions please contact Greg celebrating its 250th anniversary. Since
then, the triathlon has had many partici- vancing to third on a double and scoring right ﬁeld in a 2-1 win over Bridgewater
Majewski at 413-436-7908. on a single up the middle. State on Saturday, April 21.
pants from all over Massachusetts.
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Runners wanted for Quaboag down the third base line in a loss in the Jankins chips in during
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ley on Saturday, April 14. Bison win over Elms
WEST BROOKFIELD - The Qua- Kemp also had a hit in a 3-2 12-inning
boag Plantation Triathlon, which is in Players wanted for loss to Southern New Hampshire on HOLYOKE - Nichols baseball ju-
its third year will be held on Saturday, men’s softball league Wednesday, April 11. nior and West Brookﬁeld resident Cody
July 7 at 8 a.m. Registrations are now Kemp was also named to the North- Jankins had an RBI single in the ninth
being accepted through www.active. REGION - The Worcester Sunday inning to center ﬁeld to provide an in-
Night Men’s Softball League is looking east-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll.
com – mailed in registrations will also In a 2-2 week for the Ravens, Kemp surance run in a 12-7 win over Elms on
be accepted. for teams. Tuesday, April 10.
This will be the 22nd year of the racked up a .421/.476/.789 slash line
The triathlon will be held at the West (AVG/OBP/SLG) at the plate. He hit 8- Jankins then capped off a 4-for-6 out-
Brookﬁeld town beach, check-in time Worcester County Sunday Night Men’s ing with a two-RBI walk-off single in the
Softball League. for-19 with one double, two home runs
starting at 6 a.m. and ﬁnishing at 7:15 and two walks, scored six runs, drove in nightcap as Nichols swept Eastern Naza-
a.m. All games are played in Worcester rene in a key Commonwealth Coast Con-
and Auburn. ﬁve and stole two bases in two attempts.
The race will begin at 8 a.m. and con- While he recorded at least one hit in each ference baseball doubleheader by scores
tinue until all participants have ﬁnished. The league starts on May 6 and runs of 13-4 and 11-10 on Saturday afternoon,
through the month of August. of the four games on the week, he did the
The race itself consists of a quarter-mile most damage in the week’s ﬁnale, against April 21.
swim, 12-mile bike ride, and a 5K run For more information and price
please contact Mark Mateiko at mmatei- Bentley on Sunday afternoon. Kemp
for adults ages 14 and older.
email@example.com or 508-867-4648. went 4-for-5 against the Falcons with Fabrycki tallies first
The children’s race, for ages 4-13, a double and two home runs, drove in collegiate goal
three runs and scored twice. It was the
ﬁrst multiple-home run game of his ca- PAXTON - Anna Maria men’s la-
reer. crosse freshman and Sturbridge resident
On the season, Kemp is hitting Connor Fabrycki scored his ﬁrst career
.311/.358/.490 over 151 at-bats with collegiate goal with 1:28 remaining in the
seven doubles, a triple and six home
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ﬁrst quarter of a 19-6 win over Rivier on
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Kemp added his sixth homer of the WORCESTER - Worcester State
BRIDGE TO COLLEGE May 15 season with a solo shot in the sixth in- women’s lacrosse junior and North
ning of a 10-9 win over Southern New Brookﬁeld resident Alexandra Chisholm
Transition to college program offered by ACCUPLACER test Hampshire. combined with senior teammate Haley
TFL and Holyoke Community College.
Off-campus education saves you
scheduled Kemp also had a sacriﬁce ﬂy for an Erickson for seven saves in an 18-8 win
RBI in a 2-1 win over Stonehill on Sat- over Massachusetts Maritime Academy
time, travel, and money. 3 college credits awarded.
urday, April 21. on Tuesday, April 10.
All classes take place at Top Floor Learning, 3rd floor level, Palmer Public Library. Kemp also had a single in a 27-11 win
over Stonehill on Friday, April 20. Hevy helps out in loss to Rivier
ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMS Ruggieri singles in PAXTON - Anna Maria women’s la-
English as a Second Language Citizenship loss to Pine Manor crosse player and North Brookﬁeld resi-
One to One Tutoring For learners of a second language dent Amanda Hevy scored two goals in a
for learners of English who are at a beginning who would like to become U.S. Citizens. 21-12 loss to Rivier on Sunday, April 15.
level, speak NO English or very little English. CHESTNUT HILL - Anna Maria
Hevy also had six goals in the team’s
women’s softball junior and Sturbridge
English as a Second Language Reading, Writing, Math resident Tabitha Ruggieri had a single in
23-15 loss to Mt. Ida on Saturday, April
Conversation Classes One to One Tutoring 14.
For learners at an Intermediate or This individualized program centers
the fourth inning of a 2-0 loss in the ﬁrst
Advanced level who would like more on the needs and goals of learners in game of a doubleheader at Pine Manor
Compiled by Turley Publications Sports
opportunities to converse in English. reading, writing, and math. on Saturday, April 14.
Editor Dave Forbes
Ruggieri would be thrown out trying
NEED TO TAKE THE GED?
Top Floor Learning provides a complete package of GED services TANTASQUA I FROM PAGE 14 called the latter event the best tennis he
for adults who are 16 or over and who have left high school. had seen all season.
“They’re working hard. It just takes some “Shelby kept hitting these great shots,”
Pre-GED Math: One-to-One Instruction time to get used to competing when the
Pre-GED Reading/Writing: One-to-One Instruction said the Quaboag coach. “But Nadine
GED Official Half-Length Practice Test (FREE) matches (are for real). They’ve looked got to them and made excellent returns.
good in practice. The younger players It was the difference.”
Call Gail at (413) 283-2329 to make an appointment. are getting experience. I think that by But the Cougars have marched on
the end of the season, they’ll be ﬁne.” with the improvement of their second
It was Jankins’ ﬁrst match since hav-
COMPUTER COURSES SCRABBLE NIGHT ing been outpointed by Tantasqua’s bril-
“They’ve come along,” said the coach.
New Classes Thursday, May 3, 2012 liant Nicole Cormier in the ﬁnal of the “We’ve thought that both Madison and
5:30 - 9:00 pm
Begin April 28! Palmer Public Library
Southern Worcester County League
Singles Tournament last week.
Stephanie have had the potential to be
Beginning and Advanced Registration: 5:30 outstanding doubles players. They’re
In the one, Jankins played some of more consistent. The big thing is that
Microsoft Office Basics Games begin: 6:00 her best tennis of the year. However,
and Internet classes Admission $10 per player they’re getting more used to playing with
Cormier was too good on that day. one another. They’re learning each oth-
Call for a detailed course For more information, “I learned a lot in that match,” Jankins er’s moves. But that takes some time.”
description, fees, and dates. call (413) 283 - 2329 said of the 6-4, 6-3 defeat. “I know that
she’s excellent, but I’m going to continue Bob Schron is a sports correspondent for
For more information on the above programs, working.” Turley Publications. He can be reached at
call the Director of Adult Literacy at (413) 283-2329. Coach Norm St. Denis of Quaboag firstname.lastname@example.org.
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– obituaries – a good sing-a-long that she would ﬁnd at many gather-
Paulette L. Cardin, 62 her husband. A Funeral Mass for Inez was held April
18 in the Sacred Heart Church in Our Lady of the ings. She was married for 42 years to Ernest E. McCar-
Sacred Heart Parish in West Brookﬁeld. Varnum Fu- thy who died in 1978. She is survived by her children;
STURBRIDGE - Paulette L. Cardin, 62, of the Ernest E. McCarthy, Jr. and his wife, Patricia of War-
Sturbridge Retirement Community, died Friday, neral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookﬁeld
is entrusted with the arrangements. Burial will be held ren, Dorothy M. Dierman and her husband, Robert of
April 20, 2012, at UMass Memorial Healthcare/Uni- Columbus, NE, Joanne D’Amore and her husband
versity Campus. She is survived by an aunt, cousins, privately in Pine Grove Cemetery in West Brookﬁeld.
In lieu of ﬂowers, memorial donations may be made Daniel of Palm Bay, FL and Marilyn Coltey and her
and many friends. She was born in Southbridge, husband Ronald of North Brookﬁeld. Her son, Richard
October 2, 1949, daughter of the late Lucien E. and to the Sacred Heart Church in Our Lady of the Sa-
cred Heart Parish, P.O. Box 563, West Brookﬁeld, J. McCarthy predeceased her in 1991. Dorothy had 17
Lillia A. (Beaudry) Cardin and lived many years in grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and many nieces
Southbridge before moving to Sturbridge. Paulette MA 01585 or to the West Brookﬁeld Rescue Squad,
P.O. Box 540, West Brookﬁeld, MA 01585. and nephews. Friends and relatives gathered April 21
graduated from high school, and Dudley Secretarial for her funeral in St. Paul’s Church in Warren. Burial
School. She was a former secretary at United Lens followed in St. Paul’s Cemetery. Memorial contribu-
Co., in Southbridge, and Optim in Sturbridge, and tions may be made to St. Paul’s Church, P.O. Box 1027,
many years ago worked for Mass Rehab. She was Phyllis (Robinson) Lemley, 72 Warren, MA 01083, to Father Richard Award c/o St.
a member of Saint Anne/Saint Patrick’s Church in Elizabeth’s Church, 5 Ransford Ave, Kingston, Jamai-
Fiskdale, and a former member of Sacred Heart of SPENCER - Phyllis (Robinson) Lemley, 72, ca, West Indies, or the Quaboag Rehabilitation Activ-
Jesus Church in Southbridge. She enjoyed knitting, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 ity Fund, 47 East Main Street, West Brookﬁeld, MA
crossword puzzles, and computer games. Paulette with her loving companion, Ray Hicks by her side In 01585. Varnum Funeral Home, 43 East Main St., West
was the typist for the Lions Club newsletter, and was Harrington Memorial Hospital, Southbridge, MA. Brookﬁeld assisted the family with arrangements.
also a 25-year member of AA. A calling hour was She leaves her companion Ray Hicks, 2 sons: Timothy
held on April 26 at Sansoucy Funeral Home, South- Patterson and his wife Shirley of Virginia Beach, Vir-
bridge followed by a Mass at St. Anne’s/St. Patrick’s ginia and Christopher Lemley and his wife Kim. She
Church, Fiskdale. Burial followed at Saint Mary’s also left 3 daughters: Debbie Dutcher, Linda Pericault Stanley Leo Miknaitis, 88
Cemetery in Southbridge. both of Ware, Marie Patterson of West Brookﬁeld; 3
brothers: Donald Picard of London, Paul Robinson BARRE - Stanley Leo Miknaitis, 88, died peace-
and his wife Lorraine of Spencer, Steven Picard of fully at home on Monday, April 16, 2012. He was
Verna A Dean, 68 Oaks Bluff, (Martha’s Vineyard), MA; 2 sisters: Dor- born in Barre in 1924 to George and Nellie (Cudzma)
othy Sourdif and her companion Steve Lee of North Miknaitis and was a life-time resident of Barre. He
OAKHAM - Verna A. Dean, 68, died peacefully Brookﬁeld and Elizabeth Sandman Hunter and her leaves his brother Edward Miknaitis; his sister Nellie
on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at home. She leaves her companion Thomas Sandman of Leominster, MA. 12 Newcomb; seven children, Stanley Miknaitis, Kathleen
husband of 49 years, Jordan A. Dean; three children, grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and nieces & McQueston, Roger Miknaitis, Michael Miknaitis, Wen-
Charles D. Dean and his wife Deborah of Oakham, nephews.She was predeceased by a granddaughter, dy Ripley, Gary Miknaitis, and Eileen White; twelve
MA; Cheryl L. Melendy (Dean) and husband Earl Chelsea, in 2008. Phyllis was born in Worcester, MA grandchildren; one great-grandchild. He is predeceased
of Tolland, CT.; Brian E. Dean of Oakham, MA; a the daughter of Edith (Rose) (Robinson) Picard and by his wife of 32 years Dorothy (Vinskey) Miknaitis;
brother, Arthur Tucker of Hopedale, MA; ﬁve grand- William Robinson and a stepfather Edward Picard. his brothers, George and John Miknaitis, and his sister
children, Justin, Kevin and Adam Dean of Oakham, She will be missed by all. Services will be private for Mary Stolgitis. Mr. Miknaitis was a dairy farmer early
MA and Darrin and Danielle of Tolland, CT; and sev- the family. Pillsbury Funeral Home, 163 Main St., in his career, raising seven children, until ﬁre destroyed
eral nieces and nephews. Verna was born in Holden, Spencer is directing arrangements. To offer a condo- the farm in 1964. He worked at Barre Engineering as
MA, the daughter of Verno S. Tucker and Fannie M. lence or share a memory, please visit: Pillsburyfuner- a machinist and later worked at the Quabbin Regional
B. Tucker (Patterson). She was a member of the class alhome.com High School in the maintenance department, serving
of 1962 at Wachusett Regional High School in Hold- as president of the custodian, ofﬁce, and kitchen em-
en. She held several different positions ranging from ployees’ union for several years. He was a volunteer
secretary to her most recent position as a lab tech- ﬁreman on the Barre Fire Department from 1941 un-
nician at FLEXcon located in Spencer, MA, where John H. Lynch, 95 til 1974, serving as assistant chief until his retirement.
she ultimately retired. Verna loved to spend time Always civic-minded, he received the 4th annual Frank
dabbling in different crafty projects showing that she STURBRIDGE - John H. Gromelski Award for Community Service in 1993. He
had numerous hidden talents. Later in life, her love Lynch, 95, of Cedar St. died Thurs- served as a silver-haired legislator both as representa-
for crafts was replaced by her love for the sound of day, April 19, 2012 at Harrington tive and later as senator from 1988 until 2003; as a mem-
bells and whistles that could be heard either in New Hospital after a short illness. His ber and president of the Barre Golden Age Club; as a
Jersey or Connecticut, the casinos. She shared many wife Helen (Clark) Lynch died in member and president of the Barre Council on Aging; as
adventures with her husband and several friends on 1984. He leaves 2 daughters; Charlene Richard of member and chairman of Civilian Law Enforcement Re-
those trips to the casinos; some times the bus trip was Southbridge, Peg Cote and her husband Leo Cote Jr. view Advisory Board; as chairman and sub-site manager
even better than the stay in the hotel itself. Though of Charlton, 4 grandchildren; John and his wife Karen of the Barre Street Listing Committee from 1990 until
she loved these trips, nothing could replace her true Cote, Daniel and his wife Christine Cote, David and 2010; as a member of Barre’s Strategic Planning Com-
passion, dog lover. She has had several but her favor- his wife Lisa Richard and Stephanie Lynch, 6 great mittee; as vice-chairman Council on CEMACA; on the
ite by far is her big, spoiled rotten, beautiful Boxer grandchildren; Tiya, Patrick, Samantha, Cody, Josh- board of directors of the Elderbus and the Barre Senior
named Shilo. Relatives and friends attended calling ua, Randal, and a great great granddaughter Sophia. Lunch Program both for 10 years; and as chairman of
hours on April 24 in the Pillsbury Funeral Home, 96 He was predeceased by his son Jeffrey Lynch, son- the Worcester Nutrition Advisory Board. He was also
South Barre Road, Barre, MA. The funeral was held in-law Emile Richard, brothers; Walter, Timothy and a member of the St. Joseph’s Church Parish Council in
April 25 in the funeral home. Burial followed in South Thomas, sisters; Beatrice Lynch, Margaret Tremblay, Barre. Mr. Miknaitis was a member of NAFCA for many
Cemetery, Oakham, MA. In lieu of ﬂowers, the fam- Edith Tavernier. John was born in Cleveland, OH, years, enjoying camping in his ﬁfth-wheel camp trailer
ily requests that remembrances be made through the son of the late Christopher and Belle (Shepherd) and belonged to both the Happy Sam’s and the Bay
donations to the Oakham Council on Aging, 2 Cold- Lynch, and was raised in Eagle Butte, SD. He lived Path #114 camping groups, serving as vice-president.
brook Road, #6, Oakham, MA 01068 or the Oakham many years in the Southbridge, Sturbridge area. He He enjoyed driving his tractor and maintaining his
Congregational Church, 4 Coldbrook Road, Unit 12, was a tank driver during the WWII and served in Eu- grounds in recent years. Calling hours were held on
Oakham, MA 01068.To offer a condolence or share a rope and received a Purple Heart Medal. He retired April 19 in Pillsbury Funeral Home, Barre. The funeral
memory please visit: Pillsburyfuneralhome.com from the Southbridge School System after 20 years of was held on April 20 with a Mass in St. Josephs Church,
service. At one time he worked for the American Opti- Barre. Burial followed in the parish cemetery. In lieu
cal and United Lens. He was a Detroit Tigers fan. He of ﬂowers, memorial donations may be made to: Barre
was proud to say he met Mark Fidrich, “the Bird” of
Inez C. Fredette, 86 the Detroit Tigers. He enjoyed trips to the casinos and
Emergency and Rescue Squad, Inc., 40 West Street,
Suite 201, Barre, MA 01005. To offer a condolence or
playing scratch tickets. He will be remembered for his share a memory, please visit: Pillsburyfuneralhome.com.
WEST BROOKFILED - Inez C. (Arsenault) sense of humor. The love of his life was his children
Fredette, 86, of West Main St., died Saturday, April and grandchildren. Calling hours were held April 24
14, 2012 in the Radius Health- in the Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home, 51 Marcy
care Center at Southbridge. She St., Southbridge. A graveside service followed in St.
leaves two sons, Duane Fredette Mary’s Cemetery, Southbridge.
and his wife Peggie of Rockledge, Memorial contributions may be made to the Wound
FL and Kyle Fredette and his Care Center, Harrington Hospital, 100 South,St.
wife Alicia of Clearlake, CA; two Southbridge, MA 01550
daughters, Donna Falls and her More OBITUARIES on Page 18
husband Tom, and Charlene Ma-
thieson and her husband David of
West Brookﬁeld; her son-in-law, Edward O’Donnell Dorothy M. McCarthy, 97
of West Brookﬁeld and her daughter-in-law, Bon-
nie Sargeant of South Yarmouth; two sisters, Doris WARREN - Dorothy M. (O’Connor) McCarthy,
Terry of Spencer and Mona Penny of Worcester; 10 97, of Winthrop Terrace, Warren died Monday, April
grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and many niec- 16, 2012 at the Quaboag Rehabili-
es and nephews. She was predeceased by two hus- tation & Skilled Care Center. She
bands, Roland G. Fredette and Edward O. Fredette was born in Orange, NJ, daughter
and by two children, Roland R. Fredette and Berna- of John and Dorothy (Pohlman)
dette O’Donnell. She was born in Natick daughter O’Connor. She lived in Orange,
of the late Joseph and Matilda (Wadman) Arsenault. NJ, moving to Warren when Wil-
Inez and her husband, Roland, raised their 6 children liam E. Wright Co. moved to West
in Brookﬁeld, later moving to West Brookﬁeld. Mrs. Warren. She was a communicant of
Fredette and her husband, Roland, owned and op- St. Paul’s Church in Warren. Dor-
erated the former Quaboag Lodge Nursing Home othy was active in the church and
in West Brookﬁeld, working side by side for many the CCD Program. She was a member of the Warren
years. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church Housing Authority and Council on Aging. She was
in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish in West an avid Red Sox and Celtic fan and enjoyed following
Brookﬁeld and enjoyed visiting and spending time the sporting successes of her grandchildren and great
with her grandchildren, reading and taking trips with grandchildren. She had a sense of humor and love of
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– obituaries – – public safety –
William Howard Morrissey, 58 ness Kingdom Hall, 700 Worcester St., Southbridge.
A private burial will be held in Oak Ridge Cemetery. RIVER WATCH
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jehovah’s
NORTH BROOKFIELD - William Howard Witness Kingdom Hall, 700 Worcester St. Southbridge,
Morrissey, 58, died at the UMass Memorial Health MA. 01550. Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home, South- TURLEY
Center on April 9, 2012. He was born February 8, bridge, is assisting the family with arrangements.
COURTESY OF EQLT
1954 in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of the late Alfred The Quaboag
P. Morrissey and Mary Morrissey. He was prede- River in West
ceased in 2011 by his Dad and his brother Peter. Brookﬁeld shot
on April 25.
He leaves his mother; a sister Susan; brothers Jay
and Bucky (Al Jr.); sister in law Karen; brother in Kevin J. Trainor, 61 Following this
law Frank; 3 nieces; 5 nephews; a great niece and storms, the river
nephew. Bill was a graduate of Westborough High NORTH BROOKFIELD - Kevin has gone from
J. Trainor, 61, of 18 King Street, lost a below normal
School and held an Associates Degree in Engineer- level rating to
ing earned at Quinsigamond Community College his 5 month battle with brain cancer normal range.
and then attended the University of Massachusetts on April 21, 2012. Kevin leaves be-
in Amherst. He was a Certiﬁed Professional IT hind his beloved wife, Cheryl (South-
Editor’s Note: “River Watch” tracks data provided by the US Geo-
Technician. A US Navy veteran, Bill served on the er) Trainor, his son Kevin P. Trainor logical Survey examining Quaboag River ﬂow and ﬂood records
nuclear submarine, the Henry L. Stimpson, as a mis- of Foxboro, a daughter Kristine and taken at a West Brimﬁeld testing station over the past seven
sile technician after attending submarine schools in her husband Jared Borbons of San days. This information is provided to help ﬁsherman, boaters,
Groton, Ct. and King’s Bay, Ga. After leaving the Jose, CA., his grandsons, Jared and residential abutters understand their local tributaries better.
service, he worked for several years using his elec- (JJ) and Christian Borbons of San For more current daily data and more details, visit http://water-
tronic skills and then for the Veteran’s Construc- Jose, CA; his father-in-law, John watch.usgs.gov/.
tion Team at Devens. Bill was a reader of military L. Souther of Shirley, many nieces, KEY: “Class symbol” refers
nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and Drainage area: 197 mi2 to how low or high the
history and especially battles at sea. His hobbies Discharge: 623 cfs river is as compared to
included weight lifting, boxing, motorcycles, and brothers-in-law as well as numerous beloved friends.
Flood Stage: 3.21 ft historical streamﬂow records.
guitars. He was a collector of classic music of vari- Kevin was born in Worcester the son of the late James Lime green is considered
and Veronica (McGuiness) Trainor. He graduated from Percentile: 68.29 %
ous styles and times. In lieu of ﬂowers a donation in Class symbol: Lime Green
“normal” with yellow,
his name to “Save the Children Federation, Inc.” is Doherty Memorial High School and attended Quin- rust and red being “below
sigamond Community College both in Worcester. Kevin % normal (median): 135.14 % normal” in descending
suggested. A memorial service will be held for family order. Ascending shades of
members at a later date. Pillsbury Funeral Home, 44 served Army National Guard. Kevin worked for the % normal (mean): 113.09 %
City of Worcester - Department of Public Work for sev- blue into black are “above
Gilbert St., North Brookﬁeld is directing arrange- normal” percentiles.
ments. To offer a condolence or share a memory, eral years. He was a member of IUOE for over 20 years
please visit: Pillsburyfuneralhome.com until his retirement from Local 4. He spent the last three
and a half years working for Massachusetts Water Re- East Brookfield Police Log
source Authority out of their Barre Facility. Kevin was a
loving husband and father. He enjoyed deep-sea ﬁshing, Monday, April 9 • Phone Suspicious Activity, W
• Initiated Serve summons, N Main St., investigated
golﬁng and especially his yearly trips to Point Sebago,
Albert Presutti, 86 ME with all the guys. Calling hours will be held on
Brookﬁeld Rd., citation/warn- • 911—Medical Emergency,
ing issued Podunk Rd., transported to
Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Pills- • Phone Investigation, unknown, UMass
STURBRIDGE - Albert Presutti, 86, of Park
bury Funeral Home, 44 Gilbert St., North Brookﬁeld. dispatch handled Friday, April 13
Circle, died Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Harrington
The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral Tuesday, April 10 • Cellular Animal call, Harrington
Hospital. He leaves his wife of 62 years Louise (Boz-
home .The Family asks that in lieu of ﬂowers donations • Phone Fire brush, Route 49 St. + Harrington Ln., unknown
zo) Presutti; 2 sons John Presutti of Southbridge,
be made in Kevin’s memory to the Brain Science Foun- Hwy., extinguished outcome
Michael Presutti of Charlton; a daughter Deborah Wednesday, April 11 Saturday, April 14
dation Inc., 148 Linden Street, Suite 303, Wellesley,
Normandin of Southbridge; 2 brothers William Pre- • Phone Animal Call, Route 9 • 911—Complaint, Haywood
MA 02482 or The Second Chance Animal Shelter, 111
sutti of Southbridge, Anthony DiGregorio of South- Hwy., dispatch handled Dr., gone on arrival
Young Road, PO Box 136, East Brookﬁeld, MA 01515.
bridge; 2 sisters Esther Coffee of FL, Ellen Vigilante • 911—Animal call, Bay Path • 911—Assist Citizen, Tarbell
To offer a condolence or share a memory please visit: Rd., services rendered Dr., report taken
of Southbridge; 6 grandchildren Nicole Welch, Shane
Pillsburyfuneralhome.com Thursday, April 12 Sunday, April 15
Presutti, Joshua Presutti, Sarah O’Bryant, Jessica
Cowher, Jessica Cormier and nieces and nephews. • Phone Suspicious Activity, • 911—Medical Emergency,
Young Rd., spoken to Blaine Ave., services rendered
Albert was born in Southbridge the son of the late • 911—Medical Emergency, W Monday, April 16
Paul and Teresa (DiPietro) Presutti and lived in the
area all his life. He retired from the American Op- OBITUARIES Sturbridge Rd., transported to
• Phone Illegal dumping, Prouty
Ln., services rendered
tical Co. where he worked over 25 years. He was Turley Publications will gladly print obituaries with
a member of the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall a photo free of charge. Please contact Editor
in Southbridge. He enjoyed gardening, golﬁng and Tim Kane at email@example.com North Brookfield Police Log
cooking but most of all he enjoyed his family and or 413-967-3505 for more information. Monday, April 9 spoken to
especially his grandchildren. A memorial talk will • 911—Medical Emergency, • Phone Fire other, S Main St. +
be held April 28, at 1 p.m. at the Jehovah’s Wit- Shore Rd., transported to U- King St., spoken to
Mass • 911—Welfare Check, Elm St.,
WARRIORS I FROM PAGE 14 • Phone Safety hazard, Oakham report taken
fought 3-2 victory over Southbridge on Wednesday, Rd., services rendered Sunday, April 15
April 18. • Phone Complaint, Hillsville Rd., • 911—Welfare Check, Elm St.,
peace restored spoken to
The Lady Warriors (4-1) took the top two singles Tuesday, April 10 • Initiated Welfare check, Elm
matches with Nicole Cormier winning 6-2, 6-2, at ﬁrst, • Phone Fire alarm, N Main St., St., checked/secured
and Ashley Mason with a 6-3, 6-3 win at second. investigated • Initiated Fire illegal burn, Wil-
Tantasqua also secured appoint on the doubles side • Radio Complaint/MV opera- low St., extinguished
as Aubree Hanks-Wistasek and Samantha Robinson tions, Boynton Rd., spoken to • Phone Notiﬁcation, N Main St.,
won 6-3, 6-2, at ﬁrst. • Phone Complaint/MV opera- could not locate
tions, E Brookﬁeld Rd., spoken • 911—Assist Citizen, N Main
to St., checked/secured
TRACK AND FIELD Wednesday, April 11 Monday, April 16
The Tantasqua girls varsity track and ﬁeld team split • 911—Suspicious Activity, • Initiated Fire other, King Rd.,
with Auburn and David Prouty, losing to Auburn 79- Murphy Rd, unfounded extinguished
57, and beating David Prouty 122-13. • 911—Fire Other, N Main St., • 911—Complaint, N Main St.,
Emily Gustavson was a triple individual winner for investigated transferred call to C3
the Lady Warriors in the high jump, 400-meter dash • Phone Fire brush, Warren Rd., Tuesday, April 17
and 200-meter dash. extinguished • Initiated Animal call, N Main
The girls are now 3-1 on the year. • Phone Animal call, Brickyard St., gone on arrival
Rd., spoken to Wednesday, April 18
The boys suffered a narrow 70-66 loss against Au-
• Phone Medical Emergency, • 911—Fire Structure, Grove
burn, but beat David Prouty, 116-20. Ward St., services rendered St., extinguished
Alex Hellyar won the long jump, triple jump and Thursday, April 12 Thursday, April 19
100-meter hurdles, while Connor Simonds did so in the • Phone Medical Emergency, • Phone Fire brush, Oakham Rd.,
mile and 800 meters for Tantasqua. Brookﬁeld Rd., transported to extinguished
The boys are now 3-1 on the year. St. Vs. • Phone Medical Emergency, N
• Initiated Animal call, Mill Rd., Main St., unknown outcome
unknown outcome • 911—Medical Emergency, Bell
BOYS TENNIS • Initiated Serve summons, St., transported to Harrington
It was a tough night for the Tantasqua boys tennis Oakham Rd., services ren- Friday, April 20
team as they dropped a 5-0 decision to Longmeadow. dered • 911—Medical Emergency, Bell
All ﬁve matches ended in straight sets. Friday, April 13 St., transported to Harrington
• 911—911/Hang-up call, Pros- • Phone Disturbance, N Main St.,
BOYS LACROSSE pect St., spoken to spoken to
The Tantasqua boys varsity lacrosse team dropped a • Phone Hazardous incident, N • Initiated Serve summons,
Main St., services rendered School St., services rendered
tough 8-7 decision to Agawam last week. Saturday, April 14 Saturday, April 21
The Warriors slipped to 6-2-0 on the season. • 911—Fire Brush, S Main St., • Phone Alarm, Brickyard Rd.,
extinguished false alarm
BASEBALL • 911—Medical Emergency, Sunday, April 22
It was a tough week for the Tantasqua varsity base- Brookﬁeld Rd., transported to • 911—Fire Structure, N Main
ball team as they lost by scores of 6-0 St. Peter Marian St. Vs. St., extinguished
and 8-1 against Clinton. • Initiated Fire illegal burn, N • Initiated Animal call, Sylvania
Common St. + St. John St., Grove St., no action required
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(413)885-3065. Rt. 20, Palmer.
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R.T. Smart & Sons. 1-413-267-
READ IT!!! BRONZE STAR SERVICES, LLC
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867-5985 for more details.
paid. (413)277-0074. PAINT AND PAPER Over 25
and doors with accessories. refinishing - cane, fiber rush &
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powersports shop in central MA!
Masonry FOR ADOPTION
spayed/neutered, wormed, We are taking applications for NEW BRAINTREE: Affordable
Parts, Sales and Service. Colonial with set up for animals.
MASONRY RESTORATION AND shots, heartworm checked, Four bedrooms set on over 3
new construction, also decon- teeth cleaned Please bring your resumes to
7 Worcester Road, Barre, MA. acres, set off the road for privacy.
struction and demolition services. Greyhound Options Inc. Must see. $245,000
Many local references. Over 10 Check out
yrs. experience. Contact Michael Heather – 7 1/2 y.o. red brindle Higginspowersports.com
HARDWICK: Recently rehabbed
MTSMASONRYSERVICES.COM female, snuggly, lovable, beautiful three bedroom Ranch on 8+ acres
(413)271-4545. coloring, seems to be safe with HOME HEALTH AIDES and
C.N.A.'s needed for Assisted with pond. Great location. B E L C H E RT O W N – G o r g e o u s
cats $189,900 Colonial with 4 bedrooms and
Living Facility. 11p-7a shifts, 4p-8p
2.5 baths on 6.36 acres in prime
Painting Queenie – 4 1/2 y.o. red female, shifts, and per diem. Must be
PALMER: NEW Three bedroom location with PRIVACY & is close
lively, happy-go-lucky, likes reliable, energetic and personable. to town and schools. (71331001)
Pleasant working environment. Ranch built 2008, near Burleigh $329,000
ALBEE AND SONS PAINTING everyone, seems okay with cats
Apply in person at the Arbors at Park and Pike. Open floor plan,
has been in Business for
Amherst, 130 University Drive, finished lower level, attached
Over 40 Years. We Offer Truman – almost 3 y.o. brindle
Amherst, MA 01002 (413)548- garage. $199,900
Free Estimates and are male, likes company, very smart.
Fully Insured. Services that eager to please, learns quickly, 6800
WARE: Two bedroom Ranch on
We Offer are: Interior/Exterior seems to be cat safe
LIBRARY PAGE THE Wilbraham dead end street, well maintained
Painting, Staining, Texture
Library seeks applicants for the with many updates including roof.
Ceilings, Sheetrock, Call Mary (413) 566-3129 or Claire
Find it in our
position of library page, approx. 7- Take advantage of the solar hot
Power Washing, Wallpaper (413) 967-9088 or see us April 29
12 hrs/wk, $8.20/hr. Employment water. Three season porch. BELCHERTOWN – Great 2-Family
Removal, and Minor Carpentry at Spring Fling, Northwest Park,
application available online at $149,900 in center of town, 2 car garage
Please Call Windsor CT, 12 - 4 p.m
www.wilbraham-ma.gov or in the attached,Owner occupied and well
Brian (413) 363-2897 www.greyhoundoptions.org cared for. Great value for owner/
Selectmen’s Office, Town of Dorrinda
or John (413) 313-6262 investor,move in ready, new roof.
for Your Free Estimate Today Help Wanted Wilbraham, 240 Springfield St.,
Wilbraham MA 01095. Deadline Glenn Moulton 413-967-5463
AVON Up to 50% profit. 1-800- 5/4/2012. EEO Ruth Vadnais 413-967-6326 Jones Group Realtors
KEEP IT PAINTING– Klems
258-1815. firstname.lastname@example.org Jill Stolgitis 413-477-8780 Amherst 413-549-3700
excellent exterior painting.
Interiors too. Specializing in all RETAIL SALES, CLOTHING, Shalene Belchertown 323-7295
BROOKHAVEN ASSISTED Friedhaber 413-593-6656 Northampton 413-585-0400
aspects of quality painting and helmets & riding gear. Set up
CARE Cindy St. George 413-967-3012 JonesRealtors.com
staining. 25 years experience. displays & rotate stock. Must be
PART-TIME Janis Quattrocelli 413-250-1639
Free consultation. Steve (413)477- detail oriented, like keeping things
8217 organized, enjoy working with
Must be energetic, organized,
people, and have powersports
well groomed and reliable.
enthusiasm. Weekends a must.
Plumbing Apply 9am- 4pm weekdays
Higgins Powersports, Barre
19 West Main St.,
LINC’S PLUMBING LIC #J27222 978-355-4582 or
Products That Assist email@example.com
Call Nancy (508) 612-7525.
ELDERLY and DISABLED
Satisfy Your Needs MACHINIST WANTED. MUST RIDE WANTED THREE Rivers to
IMPROVE YOUR COMFORT have 1-2 years experience in a job WalMart 7-4 PM Saturday/
IMPROVE YOUR LIFE shop environment. Call (413)289- Sunday, 2-11 PM Tuesday/ Weds.
(413)668-5299 0004 between 9 am & 12 pm. Will pay. Call (413)283-3490.
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GILBERTVILLE: 2 BEDROOM PALMER. 4 BR NICE, CLEAN, WARM WEATHER IS year round
LOTS- FOR SALE by OWNER
apartment- very affordable $650.
2 lots- each 2.2 acres, 168 foot HILLSIDE VILLAGE large kitchen, pantry, yard. Pet in Aruba. The water is safe, and
Available May 1st. Call (978)771- APARTMENTS OK, off-street parking. $1,100 a the dining is fantastic. Walk out to
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2042. FIRST MONTH’S RENT month (413)265-4712, (781)235- the beach. 3-bedroom weeks
tested, 10% down, owner
financing, $44,900 each FREE 1739 or (413)289-6247 available in May 2012 and more.
(413)436-5875 HIGHLAND VILLAGE Applications now being Sleeps 8. $3500. Email:
accepted for one, two and
APARTMENTS PALMER. LG. STUDIO. Laundry firstname.lastname@example.org for more
three bedroom apartments on premises, off-street parking, information.
Mobile Homes First Month’s Rent Free
•Heat and hot water included
w/w carpeting, quiet, convenient
Applications now being location. (413)454-1201.
DASAP MOBILE HOMES Sales accepted for one, two and •Recently Constructed Auto Parts
THREE RIVERS– LG. 3 BR
View all our new and used homes
(413)593-9961. Servicing all of
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Townhouse style, deleaded, first
floor w/d hookup, storage, deck,
lg. yard, off-street parking deposit
USED AUTO PARTS, 91-day
guarantee. Large inventory,
engines, transmissions, radiators,
with ample closets
•Cats Welcome required. (413)262-2969 tires, glass. Excellent service, junk
MONSON PALMER ROAD $60’s,
14’x76’ + 10’x20’ Porch, 2
bedrooms, gas, air, shingles,
•24 Hour Maintainance WARE 1 & 2 BEDROOM apts.
available starting at $500 per mo.
car removal. Amherst-Oakham
Auto Recycling Coldbrook Road,
stove, refrigerator, vinyl, therms, 1st and last required. 1 year lease
Section 8 Certificates
driveway. DASAP (413)593-9961.
OPEN HOUSE. PINE Valley
Plantation, Rt. 21, Belchertown,
For information call
For Information call
WARE STUDIO APT., off-street
BRAKES, SUSPENSION, AND
Saturday and Sunday, April 28th & parking, washer, dryer hook-up,
413-967-3822. EHO 17 Convent Hill, Ware, MA misc. auto repairs for much less.
29th 1 to 4. A fine selection of new
& pre-owned homes.
Community. Life is beautiful at
27 Boulder Drive, Ware, MA
remodeled. First, last, security. For
app’t call (413)244-9874.
35 years experience. Call Dave
WARE. LARGE 2 bedroom
Pine Valley, we know, we live
apartment, centrally located, off- Autos Wanted
street parking. Good credit. $850.
First and last required. (413)967- $$$ AUTOS WANTED TOP Dollar
For Rent PALMER 1BR. $650/MO. 1 mi to
9527 or (413)477-6422. paid for your unwanted cars,
Pike. Recently renovated. Off- trucks, vans, big and small,
MONSON- LOVELY APART- street parking. Utilities not running or not. Call 413-534-5400.
WARREN- 1 bedroom. Off street
MENT in renovated building. included. Available April 1st
parking. Call (413)436-5600.
Updated kitchen, bathroom & (413)427-2706 DONATE YOUR VEHICLE Love
appliances, washer/dryer service, in the name of Christ. Free towing
off-street parking, trash removal. PALMER BONDSVILLE 1 & 2
NO pets/smoking. FLS required. bedrooms $650 & $750 mo.
Vacation Rentals & non-runners accepted. 800-549-
2791. Help Us Transform Lives In
Call (413)267-3577. includes heat & HW, parking MOUNTAINS OF NORTH The Name Of Christ.
ALL REAL ESTATE advertised available, on site laundry. No pets. Carolina. Foscoe Rentals. Beat
herein is subject to the Federal PALMER THREE RIVERS. Available now (413)736-8987 SELL YOUR CAR, truck or SUV
the heat! A weekend stay or
Fair Housing Act, which makes it Country Manor apartments, 1 today. All 50 states, fast pick-up
month long getaway. Pets are
illegal to advertise “any bdrm, $630, 2 bdrm, $730 month. PALMER STUDIO efficiency, and payment. Any condition, make
welcome. Cabins, condos,
preference, limitation, or All units renov. w/disposal, suitable for one person. Available or model. Call now 1-877-818-
vacation homes. 1-800-723-7341.
discrimination because of race, dishwashers, microwave, elec. immediately. Heat, HW, Electric, 8848. www.MyCarforCash.net
color, religion, sex, handicap, range, carpets. Parking, fishing off street parking. Trash removal.
familial status, or national origin, and playground. Cats okay. Call $575. Call (413)568-2803 Leave
or intention to make any such (413)283-9472. message.
preference, limitation, or
discrimination.” We will not
knowingly accept any advertising
for real estate which is in violation
of the law. All persons are hereby
You’ll find it
informed that all dwellings
advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
BARRE 2 BEDROOM apt for rent.
Heat and hot water included. First
and last month required, plus
references. Call E.P. Wine at
BARRE CENTER 1 bedroom
pets 1st mo rent & security
apartment. Water & sewer incl. No
in the Turley
$500/mo. Available 5/1. Call
BROOKFIELD 2 BR 2nd fl. $720
plus utilities, gas heat, laundry
room with hook-ups (508)867-
BROOKFIELD 2 BR 2nd fl. $730
plus utilities, gas heat, laundry
room with hook-ups (508)867-
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Fair Housing Act of 1968, which makes
it illegal to advertise any preference,
limitation or discrimination based on
race, color, religion, sex, handicap,
familial status (number of children and
or pregnancy), national origin, ancestry,
age, marital status, or any intention to
make any such preference, limitation or
This newspaper will not knowingly accept
any advertising for real estate that is in Three zones and a whole lot of coverage area!
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1 REAL ESTATE 2 PEST CONTROL 3 PAVING
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STRICTLY BUSINESS 508-347-2255
Les at Les Gardner Photography would like
to thank all of those who attended his 20th
field. He has gained
the reputation for
Old Village Grille
Anniversary/Customer Appreciation Day Open quality and afford- A palate pleasing, country style eatery
House on April 21st. If you would still like to ability. 25 Brookfield Rd., Fiskdale, MA
donate to the “Dream Foundation” You may see his Open: Tuesday-Sunday 6am-2pm
(www.dreamfoundation.org), an organization work at www.les-
that fulfills the last wishes of terminally ill gardnerphotogra-
adults, you may stop by his new location at phy.com or go to Les
453A Main St. in Sturbridge or call him at Gardner Photography
“What began as an event idea to thank my
clients for their business and to make people
aware that I moved my studio to the Sturbridge Chinese Restaurant
446 Main Street (Rt. 20), Sturbridge, MA
Coffeehouse (Suite #4), grew to supporting a
charity that greatly helped our family a year
ago,” Les said.
Les photographs familes, children, pets, high ALL BUFFET EAT
school seniors, weddings and does corporate P.O. Box 912, 453A Main Street LOUNGE
LUNCH $6.55 DINNER $9.99
work, events and copy and restoration of old Sturbridge, MA 01566
photographs along with other specialties in his (508) 347-7177 SUNDAY ALL DAY BUFFET $9.99
HOURS: Sun.-Thurs. 11am-10 pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-11pm
• Comprehensive Athens Pizza
Eye Exams 26 Sturbridge Road, Route 20 – Brimfield
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Dr. Amarjeet S. Gill Eye Glasses
Equipped with the Latest Equipment
BBQ • Buffalo • Plain
Most Insurances & HMO’s accepted
Now Available Monday thru Friday Get ‘Em While They’re Hot!
Evening Appointments Available Open 7 Days A Week!
413-245-PIZZA – 413-245-9437
473 Main Street (Rt. 20) Sturbridge, MA 01518 • 508-347-7997 Sun.-Thurs. 11 am - 9 pm • Fri. & Sat. 11 am - 10 pm
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Sturbridge Coffee House Building Yankee Spirits Plaza
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Classes • Fabric • Machine Quilting EVERY OTHER FRIDAY NIGHT
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500 Main Street (Rt. 20) Sturbridge, MA
559 Main Street, Sturbridge
Hours: Closed Mon. • Tues., Wed., Fri. 10-6 • Thurs. 10-8 • Sat. 9-5 • Sun. 12-4 By Appointment Only 413.668.7873