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Dismas Family Farm cultivates  more than produce

Dismas Family Farm cultivates more than produce

By William T. Clew WESTBOROUGH – This is the fourth year that Dismas House has been involved with the Farmers’ Market on the lawn of the Congregational Church near the center of town and this is its strongest year so far. That is the assessment of David McMahon, Dismas House co-director with his wife Colleen […]

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Diocesan school year starts with change and hope

By Patricia O’Connell CFP Correspondent WORCESTER – As students head back to class, there will be a number of changes within the diocesan school system. In Gardner, there is now one Catholic elementary school instead of two. Holy Rosary and Sacred Heart elementary schools have merged to form a new institute called Holy Family Academy, […]

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St. Bernard Elementary principal plans to lead and serve

St. Bernard Elementary principal plans to lead and serve

By Patricia O’Connell CFP Correspondent FITCHBURG – A stained glass panel from the old St. Bernard Parish on Water Street hangs in the lobby at St. Bernard Elementary School on Summer Street. Newly hired principal Deborah W. Wright points to the panel, as she remarks that it seems to fit perfectly in this space. With […]

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