Letter to the Editor: OSA students learn from 19th century painter, inventor, founder

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Grade 5 students at Old Sturbridge Academy have the very rare opportunity to enjoy museum-quality art while studying in the Oliver Wight Tavern. One of the rooms which has now been converted to a classroom has a mural painted by the prolific early American painter Rufus M. Porter. Rufus M. […]

Newton teen killed in crash on I-84

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Victim was lone occupant in single-vehicle fatality STURBRIDGE — A 16-year-old boy from Newton was killed in a single-vehicle crash last Monday night, according to the Massachusetts State Police. According to a State Police press release, the report of the crash on Interstate 84 eastbound was received in the Sturbridge […]

Sturbridge Rotary awards scholarships to Tantasqua students

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Eight local students recognized, honored by Rotarians STURBRIDGE — The Sturbridge Rotary Club has been awarding scholarships each year to local students for the past 47 years.  The first scholarship was for $500 and the amount awarded has steadily increased over the years.  This year Sturbridge Rotary awarded scholarships of […]

Girl Scouts Introduces New Badges to Encourage Girls in Civics, STEM and Entrepreneurship

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24 New Badges in Automotive Engineering, STEM Career Exploration, Entrepreneurship, and Civics Help Girls Become the Leaders Our Rapidly Changing World Needs Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts (GSCWM) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announce 24 new badges designed to help girls practice ambitious leadership in the […]

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Sturbridge Accountant Named a Woman To Watch by The Massachusetts Society of CPAs

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Sturbridge Resident Named to the MSCPA’s 2020 Women to Watch List STURBRIDGE – Chelsea Cox, MSA was selected as a 2020 Women to Watch Award winner by the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), the professional association of certified public accountants, representing over 11,000 members. The awards recognize women who have made outstanding contributions to the accounting profession, their communities, their firms or companies and to the […]