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  1. Sean Pepper, president of D.R. Poulin Construction Co., FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    D.R. Poulin Construction Co. is a Fitchburg-based contractor with a staff of 12 full-time, year-round employees and a fluctuating seasonal staff based on the firm's work volume.

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  2. Sean Pepper, president of D.R. Poulin Construction Co., FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    D.R. Poulin Construction Co. is a Fitchburg-based contractor with a staff of 12 full-time, year-round employees and a fluctuating seasonal staff based on the firm's work volume.

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  3. Winchendon to save millions by converting landfill site to solar plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    BELMONT, Calif. _ SunEdison, Inc., the world's largest renewable energy development company, Wednesday announced that is has signed an agreement to develop and install a 2.6 megawatt solar power plant for the town of Winchendon on a previously unusable 12 acre town-owned landfill site.

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  4. Winchendon man, accused of choking pregnant wife in Gardner, is held without bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Winchendon man is being held without bail after allegedly choking his pregnant wife in her Gardner apartment Tuesday, hitting her parked car with his truck and punching and kicking her in a driveway before fleeing. Nicholas Butland, 26, of 89 Eli Drive, Winchendon, was arraigned Wednesday in Gardner District Court on charges of strangulation or suffocation of a pregnant victim, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery, malicious destruction of property over $250, leaving the scene of property damage and reckless driving.

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  5. Winchendon man accused of choking pregnant woman, hitting car in GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Winchendon man Tuesday choked a pregnant woman in her Gardner home, hit her parked car with his truck and continued to assault her in a driveway, police said Wednesday. The first sign of trouble, police said in a news release, was a report of a two-car accident in the area of East Broadway and Union Street about 4 p.m. That was shortly followed by a report that a woman had been assaulted.

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  6. Kreidler put town ahead of selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    One of James Kreidler's final acts as town manager of Winchendon will save town taxpayers potentially millions of dollars and years of aggravation. By agreeing to an early buyout of his contract, Kreidler ensures the town will not face a costly lawsuit.

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  7. Venerable River Rat Race brings the party to Athol, OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The 52nd annual Athol-Orange River Rat Race did not begin with a splash. Moments before the traditional gunfire signaled its start, one canoe, with a pair of women in competition sharing the helm, had left shore early - and were unable to maneuver back to their starting berth on the Millers River.

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  8. Templeton man charged in death of horseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Templeton man is scheduled to be in Winchendon District Court Tuesday for arraignment on two counts of animal cruelty in connection with allegedly allowing his horse to starve to death and not feeding a goat he rented to clear vegetation. Brian H. Smith, 54, 705 Baldwinville Road, Apt.

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  9. Winchendon voters fire town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Town Manager James M. Kreidler, front right, sits alone before a town meeting Monday night at Murdock Middle High School. WINCHENDON - Voters overwhelming approved buying out Town Manager James M. Kreidler Jr.'s contract, 294-93, for $300,000 at a special town meeting at Murdock Middle High School Monday night.

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  10. Town manager buyout goes to Winchendon voters Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Voters will consider two articles at Monday night's special town meeting that deal with buying out the remainder of Town Manager James M. Kreidler Jr.'s contract, which would end his employment with the town May 1 or sooner. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Murdock Middle High School.

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  11. Winchendon board proposes $300,000 buyout for town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Just five months after signing a renewal contract for Town Manager James M. Kreidler Jr., selectmen voted Monday to add a termination addendum to the contract that would end it May 1. It will cost taxpayers nearly $300,000 to fund, if it passes at a special town meeting April 6. Selectmen went into executive session Monday to complete Mr. Kreidler's mutually agreed-upon separation agreement. They had already met Wednesday in executive session for discussions on the matter.

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  12. Winchendon board proposes $300,000 buyout for town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Just five months after signing a renewal contract for Town Manager James M. Kreidler Jr., selectmen voted Monday to add a termination addendum to the contract that would end it May 1. It will cost taxpayers nearly $300,000 to fund, if it passes at a special town meeting April 6. Selectmen went into executive session Monday to complete Mr. Kreidler's mutually agreed-upon separation agreement. They had already met Wednesday in executive session for discussions on the matter.

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  13. Your right to know: Asking is easy, waiting is hard partRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Filing a public records request is a fairly simple, non-intimidating process. With the secretary of state's mailing address in hand, an idea of what you'd like to attain and a postage stamp, your submitted request can be on its way to opening the door to public information.

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  14. Vacant Gardner building damaged by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Firefighters from Gardner and three neighboring towns fought a two-alarm blaze in a vacant building into the wee hours of the morning today. Shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday, firefighters were dispatched to 163-165 Pine St. for a structure fire, according to Fire Lt.

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  15. Gardner coin shop robber gets 3-5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    One of two Winchendon men charged with the armed robbery of a Gardner coin shop last year was sentenced Monday to 3 to 5 years in state prison after pleading guilty. Kevin P. O'Donnell, 26, formerly of 86 Front St., Winchendon, was also placed on probation for 2 years, to begin upon his release from prison, after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to two counts each of armed robbery and assault and battery and a single count of making a bomb threat.

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  16. Eunice JandaRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Eunice L. Janda, 90, formerly of 106 Mill St., South Lancaster, died Jan.16, under the care of Hospice Savannah with her daughter, Daria, by her side. She leaves three daughters, Daria D. Janda and her husband, John Baker, of Savannah, Ga.; Laurie E. Kansanniva of Rindge, N.H., and Betsy S. Manuel and her husband, Randy, of Winchendon; two sons, Douglas W. Janda of Spencer and Gregg R. Janda and his wife, Leslie, of South Lancaster; her granddaughter, Kelsey D. Kansanniva; her grandsons, Gregg W. Janda, Jonathan F Janda, Jordan A Manuel and Justin R Manuel; and her brother, Robert Duncanson and his wife, Donna.

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  17. Auditor says Winchendon departments routinely ran deficitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Town auditors have a clearer picture of what went wrong that led up to a $3.85 million cumulative deficit that required the passage of deficit legislation. The two biggest issues, they say, are the town's financial software and a lack of communication between departments.

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  18. Eunice JandaRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Item Extra

    Eunice L. Janda, 90, formerly of 106 Mill St., South Lancaster, died Jan.16, under the care of Hospice Savannah with her daughter, Daria, by her side. She leaves three daughters, Daria D. Janda and her husband, John Baker, of Savannah, Ga.; Laurie E. Kansanniva of Rindge, N.H., and Betsy S. Manuel and her husband, Randy, of Winchendon; two sons, Douglas W. Janda of Spencer and Gregg R. Janda and his wife, Leslie, of South Lancaster; her granddaughter, Kelsey D. Kansanniva; her grandsons, Gregg W. Janda, Jonathan F Janda, Jordan A Manuel and Justin R Manuel; and her brother, Robert Duncanson and his wife, Donna.

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  19. A principal stands upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Cyberbullying is one of those new and lamentable realities of school life in the Internet age, but it's not a reality that any school community needs to put up with. And one local principal is showing exactly the kind of vigorous, no-nonsense response that we feared had gone out of fashion long ago.

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  20. Murdock principal vows to root out social media 'cowards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After learning of bullying and inappropriate postings by Murdock Middle/High School students on a Twitter account, school Principal Joshua Romano did not mince words. "To the pathetic cowards who chose to start and participate in this, you are warned I am coming for you and I am furious," he said in an email sent to the school's 700 or so students.

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