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Hired! - We’ve done several segments on the show about the Millennial generation, and the challenges these kids are facing. I wholly admit we have had some fun with our “Don’t” segments on Fox and Friends, but the reality is, I’m always looking out for jobs that this generation can strive for.  See choice #1 below and…..happy hunting! - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Outdoors: Diane Benson Davis tells her tale in new book - Worcester County's own Dianne Benson Davis played a major role in bringing eagles back to Massachusetts. Her dramatic story in "Eagle One" is a must read. Though her book is mostly about Quabbin, eagles and the heretofore untold details of their restoration, it is also the inspiring tale of an amazing woman who persevered through daunting challenges to achieve happiness and success in both her ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Cycling: Worcester Twilight Criterium a perfect fit for Longsjo Classic - The course is set and sponsors are stepping up for the Worcester Twilight Criterium that will be debut as part of the 53rd Longsjo Classic this year. - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

Running: Grafton's Bill Keeler rallies local Little Leagues in fundraising effort - The heat was oppressive in the 2004 Boston Marathon, but Bill Keeler still felt that one run from Hopkinton wasn't enough. And after putting it off a couple of years, he set a medium-range goal. - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

Culver area’s Norris recalls WW2 service with WAC - There are just a handful of surviving World War II veterans in the Culver area today, and it might surprise some to learn that one is a woman. Lida Norris, a 1936 graduate of Culver High School, didn't serve, as some assume when they learn of her status as veteran, as a Red Cross nurse or the like. - Mon, 24 Mar 2014

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Bus driver struck, killed by own vehicle - - NORTH BROOKFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The driver of a small bus has died after being struck by her own vehicle. Authorities say 46-year-old Nancy Woods of Rutland was helping her lone passenger disembark from the rear of the small bus in North Brookfield at ...WRTA bus rolls over driver in North Brookfield, killing her - Worcester TelegramDriver dies after being struck her own vehicle in North Brookfield - Daily Journal - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Holden, Rutland elementary school principals let go - The Landmark - Siobhan Dennis REGION – A flurry of phone calls and emails started Friday as news spread that Davis Hill Elementary School Principal Mark Aucoin and Glenwood Elementary School Principal Siobhan Dennis had received notice that their contracts would ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Brewster sifts solar options - Wicked Local Cape Cod - John Miller of GroSolar of Rutland, Vt. and Columbia, Md., said smaller projects could be less viable under SREC-2 and if they're developed on unfavorable locations, such as cleared woodlands, they have to produce 1300 kilowatt hours for one SREC ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

STEM-focused Christa McAuliffe Center Continues Teacher Ed Work with PTC - T.H.E. Journal - One example of how the professional development has been used in the classroom is at Glenwood Elementary in Rutland, MA, where third-grade teacher Kristine Thayer has helped her students explore the lifecycle of the monarch butterfly using 3D ... - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

Fourth of July fundraising begins - The Landmark - All donations are greatly appreciated and can be mailed to the 4th of July gift account, 250 Main St, Rutland, MA 01543. Organizers hope to keep the tradition alive and remind everyone that all events are free. or find them on ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Central Tree 5K slated for May 3 - Worcester Telegram - All proceeds go to the Central Tree Middle School cross-country teams. To register, send cash or check payable to WRSD (Wachusett Regional School District) to Sue Ezen, CTMS, 281 Main St., Rutland MA 01543; or register online at - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

Hospitals reject powerful new painkiller - Eagle-Tribune - MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Hospitals that serve Vermont and New Hampshire will not be stocking the powerful new painkiller that officials fear could be easily abused. Fletcher Allen Health Care, Rutland Regional Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock ... - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

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