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  1. Rutland woman teaches English across globe from basementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Early each weekday, while her husband and two teenage children are still asleep, Samantha "Paige" Josti quietly makes her way down her cellar stairway and, after flicking on a few lights and computer switches, transforms into "Teacher Sam," unleashing her lesson plan to eager Chinese children halfway across the world. Ms. Josti, a New Jersey native who lived in Auburn for many years before moving to Rutland, is an independent contractor teaching immersion English for VIPKID.

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  2. Rutland woman teaches English across the globe from her basementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Early each weekday, while her husband and two teenage children are still asleep, Samantha “Paige” Josti quietly makes her way down her cellar stairway and, after flicking on a few lights and computer switches, transforms into “Teacher Sam,” unleashing her lesson plan to eager Chinese children halfway across the world. Ms. Josti, a New Jersey native who lived in Auburn for many years before moving to Rutland, is an independent contractor teaching immersion English for VIPKID.

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  3. Fire tears through 2-family house in LeicesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    There were no injuries, and a family dog that initially was missing in the three-alarm fire was later found, according to Assistant Fire Chief Matt Tebo. He said the first arriving firefighters at 1-3 Foster St. encountered heavy fire and smoke coming from the right-side unit.

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  4. Rutland fire was caused by smoking, fire officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    RUTLAND - A fire that displaced 50 people living in a Maple Street condominium complex was caused by a man smoking, State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Rutland Fire Chief Seth Knipe announced Tuesday. The fire on Friday at Countryside Estates on Maple Street started in a second-floor condominium and seriously injured the sole resident of the condo unit where it started.

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  5. Rutland man injured in fire at condominium complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When Mary Jane Eckhardt realized there was a fire in the building that houses her condominium on Maple Avenue Friday afternoon, she began banging on doors to alert her neighbors, stopping only when the smoke turned her back. She pounded so hard on their doors, she injured her hand but she was worried that some folks might not get out.

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  6. Rutland man injured in fire at apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    RUTLAND - Crews are on the scene of a fire at an apartment complex at 176 Maple Ave. . The resident of the apartment where the fire started was seriously burned, said Fire Chief Seth Knipe.

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  7. Fire hits Rutland apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Firefighters from Holden, Paxton, Spencer and other communities were summoned to help with the blaze.

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  8. Wachusett school district enrollment drops by 166 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    HOLDEN – In its Monday meeting the Wachusett Regional School Committee discussed budget plans and priorities for next year, with attention to the district's shrinking enrollment. This year the district lost 166 students, outside the range of the previous two years when the district's numbers increased by 24 in 2017 and 17 in 2016.

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  9. For Williams family, Heifer Farm is part of history - and futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    RUTLAND – Though the dairy farm where Charles Richard “Dick” Williams, younger sister Polly Williams and their siblings grew up closed when their father, William Williams, donated more than 250 acres to the Heifer Project, Heifer Farm became just as much a part of the fabric of the family's life as the dairy farm was, with generations of Williamses volunteering there. Many in town, including the Williams family, were shocked and upset when Heifer International announced unexpectedly it was closing the farm and selling the property.

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  10. Pitching a tent for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    RUTLAND – Awoken from his slumber just before 10 p.m. Thursday inside a tent he pitched on the lawn of Town Hall, Department of Public Works employee Neil Viner flashed a smile and extended a hand. “It's chilly tonight,” the 48-year-old noted as he pulled back the zipper on the tent and peered outside.

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  11. Trial of Holden man accused of killing brother is moved up to MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - The trial of a Holden man accused of murdering his brother and dismembering his body has been scheduled for March 22 in Worcester Superior Court. Judge Daniel M. Wrenn set the trial date for Michael S. Dowjat Tuesday at the request of Assistant District Attorney Terry J. McLaughlin and Mr. Dowjat's appointed lawyer, Stephen J. Weymouth.

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  12. Heifer International to sell Rutland farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    RUTLAND – Heifer International's recent decision to close the iconic Heifer Farm and sell it is being met with ire by some who are asking why the international nonprofit didn't try harder to make it work. Bill J. Foreman, director of public relations for the organization, which is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, said the decision to close the educational farm on Wachusett Street was driven by a major shift in strategy at Heifer.

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  13. Heifer International closing and selling farm in RutlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    RUTLAND – The recent decision by Heifer International to close and sell the town's iconic Heifer Farm is being met with ire by some who are asking why the international private non-profit didn't try harder to make it work. Bill J. Foreman, director of public relations for the organization headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., said the decision to close the educational farm on Wachusett Street was driven by a major shift in strategy at Heifer.

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  14. Wachusett, Quabbin school boards discuss challenges of fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    HOLDEN – In an unusual joint meeting Tuesday, the Wachusett Regional School Committee and the Quabbin Regional School Committee discussed ways to better fund education in their towns. Ben Tafoya, director of the Division of Local Mandates in the office of the state auditor, gave a presentation that centered on a report detailing the current financial situation of regional school districts.

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  15. Escaped fireplace ember causes Rutland house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    According to the Fire Department, around 3:20 firefighters arrived to find fire in the basement and first floor living room of 79 Irish Lane. The house is located outside the town's hydrant system, so an alarm was struck to bring in tankers and personnel.

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  16. Great pumpkin, great boat: Rutland gardener captains an Atlantic GiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Hymns have been sung to those who go down to the sea in ships. But what about those who go down to the pond in a pumpkin?  If there were an America's Cup trophy for gourds, certainly Craig Fitzgerald's 791½-pound giant would be a contender.  This weekend, when most people across the region were indoors, warm and dry, perhaps carving Halloween jack-o'-lanterns, Mr. Fitzgerald of Rutland was outside, hollowing out his great pumpkin to use as a boat.

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  17. Wachusett, Quabbin exploring joint cost-cutting practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Wachusett Regional School Committee Chairman Kenneth Mills told the committee Monday that the district is in discussions with the Quabbin Regional School District to cut costs and share best practices. He said he and other members of the school committee met with Quabbin school administration members and talked about joint physical education activities, joint bidding and the potential for shared inventories.

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  18. Bay Path might lease land in Charlton for solar farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School officials have an eye toward leasing 73 acres of the school's hilltop campus for a solar farm. At a meeting of the school committee Monday, Superintendent-Director John A. Lafleche said months of research have brought a plan to seek bids in early November from solar companies that could build a ground-mounted solar generation farm.

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  19. Finland honors Paxton man for brave military serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A 93-year-old local man has been honored by the Finnish government with a medal for his service as a Finnish soldier in a theater of the Second World War that in this country is little remembered today.  Harold Riddar, of Paxton, served with the Finnish Army on the front lines of his Nordic homeland's war with the Soviet Union in the 1940s. Mr. Riddar was informed in June by Finland's ambassador to the United States that he would be awarded the First Class Medal of the Order of the White Rose of Finland for his wartime service.  The insignia, bestowed on the occasion of the centennial of Finnish independence from Russia, was presented last week by the Finnish consul general in New York City.

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  20. Princeton murder suspect bought $5 of gas day of slaying; victim's clothes tested positiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – An hour and fifteen minutes after Vanessa T. Marcotte set out for the Aug. 7, 2016, run in Princeton from which she never returned, $5 of gas was purchased with a credit card in the name of the man accused of murdering her and partially burning her body, court records show. According to a police affidavit on file in Central District Court, a credit card belonging to “Angelo Colon” was used to purchase the gas at 2:35 p.m. at Saveway Convenience in Rutland, a 10-minute drive from where Ms.

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