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  1. Condemned St. Anne Church in Ashburnham to be torn downRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    St. Anne Church at 162 Center St., condemned after an inspection in July, will be demolished, according to Raymond Delisle, spokesman for the Worcester Diocese. The church closed July 9 after a Fire Department inspection determined the failing roof and other structural problems made the building unsafe to hold services.

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  2. An ER for animals in Gardner woman's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Adey is now looking into getting the same wildlife-rehabilitation licensing as Warren. Adey's home in Ashburnham is already home to two of the off-site squirrel-release cages built after the incidents last year. "She is amazing," Adey says. "She ...

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  3. 7 places to take a fun and healthy hike in Central Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... from the summit, and in September it's one of the best places to view migrating hawks. 2. Mount Watatic: In Ashburnham and Ashby, on New Hampshire border. The Midstate Trail ends its 90-plus mile run by climbing up and over Mount Watatic before ...

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  4. Ashburnham school finishing up biomass-boiler projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A warm and comparatively comfortable winter may await students at the Overlook Middle School, as the district nears the final steps in installing biomass boilers to heat the building. As designs for the project and installation plans are being finalized, the school district is also pursuing other future options to help other Ashburnham and Westminster schools.

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  5. Weekend Best Bets 'Rumpelstiltskin' showcases puppeteer of many voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... and Rumpelstiltskin at Drawbridge Puppet Theater, run by director and producer Jeff Koslik. Kender, who lives in Ashburnham, said she started out as an audience member, and began officially working with Drawbridge Puppet Theater as a voiceover ...

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  6. For Westminster store owner, buying pickle maker was no StretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... I figured, if there's such a demand for it, then why not try and fill it?" Stretch's was owned by Graig Hjelm of Ashburnham, who expanded his family's hobby of making pickles into a small side business. In the first few years of the company's ...

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  7. It's not all work to celebrate 250 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Celebrating a town's 250th anniversary takes a lot of hard work, but officials in Ashburnham are making sure there's still room for fun and games. On a muggy Sunday afternoon, a group representing Ashburnham squared off with a team from Royalston for the second half of a pair of softball games between the towns, taking the field at Oakmont Regional High School.

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  8. Communities grapple with adequacy of police stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... parking, the mayor said, but they can use the front of the building and possibly purchase nearby property.  Ashburnham Police Chief Loring Barrett has seen the good and challenging aspects of creating new police space. As a patrolman in ...

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  9. Final season for a farming resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... dedicated to agriculture and sustainability, in 2010. Patricia Garland Stewart, owner of Hames & Axle Farm in Ashburnham, talks about closing the North Country Sustainability Center. In her arms is Buddy, a baby goat that lives at the farm. SENTINEL ...

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  10. The little rail trail group that couldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... supplanted by the sounds of footsteps, bicycles and baby strollers. A group is working to bring such sounds to Ashburnham, where its tracks have sat silent for 80 years. The Ashburnham Rail Trail Committee envisions a route that would begin in the ...

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  11. Ashburnham-Westminster schools to get resource officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... votes earlier this year, the idea for bringing back the program came from years of collaborative work between Ashburnham Police Chief Loring Barrett, Westminster Police Chief Sam Albert and former Superintendent of Schools Ralph Hicks. Sgt. Chris ...

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  12. Ashburnham group eyes rail trail on unused tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Through the thick canopy of leaves that covers much of Ashburnham is a slash that parts the treetops for a little over two miles. It's the site of a once bustling railway, where the tracks have sat unused since they were abandoned in 1930s.

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  13. Ashburnham fire chief to get a new vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in a 2013 model police cruiser being given over to the Fire Department, where it will stay until 2019. The Ashburnham Fire Department planned to submit price quotes it has received for a new ambulance to the Capital Planning Committee. The projected ...

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  14. George Barnes: Meandering on a long summer's dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... I stumbled down to the bottom (falling once). My next plan was finding someone fishing early in the morning in Ashburnham. I know that sounds random, and it was - too random. I rode around the town, but had no luck. I finally stopped at the Whitman ...

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  15. Quarter Inch' a tale of survival, affectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Recorder

    ... in his new memoir "A Quarter Inch from My Heart." The book never loses the reader's interest. Hall grew up in Ashburnham. An actor, teacher, and writer, he now resides in New York City. His book recalls two pivotal threads in his life. The first was ...

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  16. New panel seeks vision for Ashburnham centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The first winds of change are blowing in Ashburnham's town center as talks about the possibilities of new incoming businesses and other potential developments begin to spread. A number of Ashburnham residents were recognized by members of the town's Board of Selectmen, Advisory Board and Capital Planning Committee as being the interested candidates for the Downtown Focus Committee during a meeting Monday night.

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  17. UMass Lowell's Concrete CanoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Lowell Sun

    Ashburnham resident Maureen Kelly was part of a team of UMass Lowell engineering students that placed eighth in the national Concrete Canoe Competition championships last month. It was the second time in three years that a UMass Lowell team qualified for nationals in this engineering contest that challenges them to build and race a canoe made entirely of concrete.

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  18. North/East/West Xtra: Area standouts taking on a 'preppy' lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... northeast. Batts will attend St. Thomas More School in Oakdale, Conn., and Carter is off to Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Mass. Batts, who said he received some Division I interest but saw those schools fill their spots with other players, scored ...

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  19. They'd have Chopin smilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... that have been offered to the public all week long. "It's so great to be welcoming people from outside of Ashburnham," said Tessitore. "This is such a beautiful place to be in the summer." The performances kicked off on Saturday with Margarita ...

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  20. They made a splash, by designRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Ashburnham resident Maureen Kelly was part of a team of UMass Lowell engineering students that placed eighth in the national Concrete Canoe Competition championships last month. It was the second time in three years that a UMass Lowell team qualified for nationals in this engineering contest that challenges them to build and race a canoe made entirely of concrete.

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