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Thanks to $450,000 Transition Grant, QCC Can Help More Students Focus on Their Future

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WORCESTER & SOUTHBRIDGE— The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has awarded Quinsigamond Community College’s Future Focus program an Adult Education Transition to Community College Grant. The $450,000 grant is divided into three yearly allotments of $150,000 and is the maximum amount awarded. QCC’s Future Focus program is designed specifically for adult […]

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April and May Exhibits at Jacob Edwards Library Go Online

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Two planned library exhibits, turned digital in the time of Covid-19 closures, connect visual arts with literature SOUTHBRIDGE – With Jacob Edwards Library closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the library’s popular monthly art exhibit on the main floor had to be presented in an online-only format. The space books […]

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Chief’s Corner

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Week of May 17, 2020 A weekly column by Police Chief Steven Wojnar of the Dudley Police Department The COVID-19 situation continues to pose many challenges.  Among the many businesses closed during this pandemic, have been courthouses.  Most (including Dudley District Court) have now re-opened for some business, however, much […]

Aerial spraying to battle EEE scheduled for May 21-31

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Auburn, Millbury, Sturbridge, Webster among targeted towns The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) and North Fork Helicopters will perform aerial applications for larval mosquito control from May 21 to May 31. The CMMCP said these applications will occur in low-lying swampy areas where mosquito larvae are present using a […]

Entryway to the Community Food Collaborative's garden, Sturbridge, MA

Community Garden Launching Third Season

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The Community Food Collaborative (CFC) is entering its third growing season at its garden located behind the Sturbridge Town Hall lower parking lot.  The land is owned by the Federated Church of Sturbridge and its use is being generously donated to the CFC garden committee.  The committee members have been […]