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The Wachusett Region   Holden   Paxton   Princeton   Rutland   Sterling 
The Wachusett Region is made up of five towns located in central Massachusetts. The five towns are Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, and Sterling. Each town has its own Elementary & Middle School but share a central High School, and central district office, both located in Holden MA.

Rutland
Fire Department 508-886-4107
Police Department 508-886-4033
Council on Aging 508-886-7945
Town Clerk 508-886-4104
Building Inspector 508-886-4118
Board of Health 508-886-4102
Assessors Office 508-886-4101
Tax Collector 508-886-4103
Board of Selectmen 508-886-4100
Public Library 508-886-4108
Veterans' Services 508-885-7508
Public Works 508-886-4105
Water Department 508-886-4105
Electric Company 800-322-3223
Phone Company 800-870-9999
Cable Company 800-634-1008


School Websites & Phone numbers
School District Central Office 508-829-1670
Naquag Elementary School 508-886-2901
Central Tree Middle School 508-886-0073
Glenwood Elementary School 508-886-0399
Wachusett Regional High School 508-829-6771

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In the news around Rutland Massachusetts
    Corinne brings experience to 1835 Town Hall building
    STERLING — 1835 Town Hall Committee member Carl Corrinne was appointed chairman of the committee in August.It's been a quick journey from committee member to chairman. Corrinne was asked by former committee chairman Bob Jones to join the committee in 2017.“Through him and other members, I quickly developed a genuine appreciation for the 1835 building and its history,” Corrinne said. “My welcome to the committee and as chair has been great. I have [...] source

    Paperback are Jan. theme at Book Cellar
    HOLDEN — The Book Cellar, Holden's only bookstore,  has a new, comfortable look with a sofa, rug and chairs.This month starts monthly themes: January is paperbacks, February is cookbooks, and March, volunteer favorites. Come down to the basement and spend a little time looking at books of all subjects for these long winter nights.Located in the Gale Free Library, 23 Highland St., the Book Cellar is open 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, [...] source

    BWOW offers Wachusett businesswomen support
    HOLDEN — Jennifer Carlson and Jennifer LiVigni recently started Business Women of Wachusett (BWOW) after bonding over their desire to connect with other local businesswomen and find ways to support each other.Carlson, who owns and operates Simply Beautiful Skincare on Main Street in Holden and lives in Rutland, said she first thought of forming the group a couple years ago when she was struggling to find help with starting a business.“I had experience running [...] source

    Monty Tech spring session starts Feb. 24
    FITCHBURG — The spring 2020 session of Monty Tech’s Continuing Education Program offers more than 120 classes in a range of areas, including online options and courses leading to industry-recognized certifications.In addition to the numerous personal enrichment courses, the program continues to expand its courses in workforce readiness and development, particularly in high-demand career fields, according to Mary May, program director.“For example, after [...] source

    January events Wachusett Reservoir Watershed
    The Wachusett Reservoir Watershed has announced its January program lineup. Local programs are listed below.All programs are free and open to the public; children must be accompanied by an adult. Reasonable accommodations are available upon advance request. Dress for the weather. and wear appropriate footwear. Dogs and domestic animals are prohibited on watershed lands. Service dogs are welcome.For more information, contact education staff by email at Kathryn.Parent@Mass.gov or [...] source

    Chamber business directories available
    The Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce 2020 Business Directory and Appointment Books are now available.Residents of Boylston, Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling and West Boylston can obtain the directories at their town hall, library, banks and other high traffic areas. Directories are also available at the Chamber of Commerce office, in the Damon House at 1174 Main St., Holden.The directory includes listings of all Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce member businesses, [...] source

    Rutland fiscal 2020 tax bills issued
    RUTLAND — The third quarterly tax bill was issued Dec. 31, 2019, and is due Feb. 3, 2020. This mailing also includes the fourth quarterly bill that is due May 4.The tax rate for fiscal 2020 was set by the DOR at $17.61 per thousand.Residents who have issues with the assessed value of their property as listed on their bills should contact the Board of Assessors offices at 508-886-4101 or email BOA@townofrutland.org.The address of the town's lockbox service has [...] source

    Committee to shepherd DPW project
    PAXTON — While consultant Weston and Sampson works on a plan for the town’s proposed new Department of Public Works building, selectmen are looking toward the next step.That includes “a committee to oversee the project from start to finish and get the word out there,” Town Administrator Carol Riches said. The group would help move plans to the next stage.If the eventual plans are approved at town meeting, the project can move further, and the [...] source

    Bourque sisters, and family, successful entrepreuners
    HOLDEN — Listen to the Bourque sisters of Holden and it’s clear, they’re savvy business owners. At their candle company, Simple and Bear, Georgia is in production and sales, Lucienne designed the brand, and Margot is the CEO.What’s most surprising, though, about this fledgling company is that the three are not even out of their teens — in fact, Georgia isn’t even there yet.The home-schooled trio, along with their mom and two little [...] source

    Sidewalk plows readied for more snow
    HOLDEN — An early snowstorm not only gave people an unpleasant reminder that winter carried plenty of snow, it strained the DPW’s sidewalk-clearing equipment.Selectmen found it a problem.“On the first storm, the equipment doesn’t go down,” Selectman Chairman Anthony Renzoni said at the board’s Dec. 16 meeting. “It needs to be ready.”Selectmen noted the impact on pedestrian traffic, especially for those heading [...] source

    WATCH LIVE: Happy New year! Watch cities around the world ring in 2020
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    DESE Tiered Focused Monitoring Review at Monty Tech
    During the week of Jan. 20, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School. The Office of Public School Monitoring visits each district and charter school every three years to monitor compliance with federal and state special education and civil rights regulations. Areas of review related to special education include student assessments, [...] source

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    Amour co-president of Assumption activities boardWORCESTER — Chloe Amour of Jefferson is currently serving as co-president of Assumption College's Campus Activities Board for the 2019-20 academic year.Members of Assumption's Campus Activities Board work with other students to plan late-night events and coordinate off-campus travel to provide students alternative experiences on the weekend."At Assumption, students are [...] source

    Village Green Preschool Open House and registration
    STERLING — The Village Green Preschool in Sterling will hold an Open House for interested parents from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6. Parents will have an opportunity to see the classroom, meet the teachers and learn more about the program. Refreshments will be served.Registration for September 2020 will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, and Friday, Jan. 10, in Room 2 of the First Church, Sterling Center. Registration on Jan. 9 is limited to members of the First Church and to [...] source

    Children's programming in good hands at Rutland Library
    RUTLAND — The Rutland Free Public Library has a bustling children’s programming lineup and a plethora of other events and programs geared toward kids of all ages, thanks to the efforts of Aislinn Lewis. Lewis has been the children’s librarian there for nearly seven years.Story time programs, a therapy dog for children to read to, an engaging and educational play area, and a teen advisory board are just some of the offerings available.“I love seeing [...] source

    A trip through town history
    PRINCETON — Though it wasn’t established as a town until 1759, this hillside village had already long been noted as the site of a notorious event.It was here that Lancaster resident Mary Rowlandson, captured by Native Americans during King Philip’s War, was ransomed by English colonists at Redemption Rock after 11 weeks of being held hostage.During that time, Rowlandson was moved by her captors over many miles, to 20 different locations. She lost one [...] source

    Kusz appointed to Behavioral Concept’s leadership team
    HOLDEN — Erica Kusz of Holden has been appointed to Behavioral Concepts’ leadership team in Worcester as assistant clinical director.BCI, a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the care of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Massachusetts, is meeting the need for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) providers in the Worcester area by providing specialty Early Intervention ABA services for children age 3 and younger, as well as center and home-based [...] source

    Police logs
    HoldenNot available at this time. Holden makes its logs available monthly. PaxtonTuesday, Dec. 1012:38 a.m. Arrest made, operation of motor vehicle with licenses suspended, Pleasant Street and Davis Hill RoadWednesday, Dec. 112:21 a.m. Highway and water department call, snow-covered roads, Pleasant Street5:37 a.m. Accident, no injuries, Pleasant Street1:13 p.m. Power outage, light department [...] source

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    HoldenNot available at this time. Holden releases its logs monthly. PaxtonMonday, Dec. 92:34 a.m. Huntoon Memorial Highway, mutual aid, ambulance12:24 p.m. Walter Street, mutual aid, ambulance4:45 p.m. Anna Maria College, St. Anne Hall, Sunset Lane, fire alarmSaturday, Dec. 1412:24 p.m. Marshall Street, CO alarmSunday, Dec. 157:17 p.m. Dayton Street, mutual aid, [...] source

    Rocky’s helping pets this holiday season
    WORCESTER — Rocky’s Ace Hardware, a family-owned business with neighborhood-based stores in six states, doesn’t forget the pets when it comes to spreading holiday cheer.Rocky’s ninth annual Pet Food & Supplies Drive, a campaign to support local animal shelters, is taking place through Dec. 23 at all Rocky’s locations, including their 160 Reservoir St. store in Holden. Those interested in donating can do so by depositing pet-related goods in [...] source

News in and around our Schools
    Monty Tech spring session starts Feb. 24
    FITCHBURG — The spring 2020 session of Monty Tech’s Continuing Education Program offers more than 120 classes in a range of areas, including online options and courses leading to industry-recognized certifications.In addition to the numerous personal enrichment courses, the program continues to expand its courses in workforce readiness and development, particularly in high-demand career fields, according to Mary May, program director.“For example, after [...] source

    DESE Tiered Focused Monitoring Review at Monty Tech
    During the week of Jan. 20, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School. The Office of Public School Monitoring visits each district and charter school every three years to monitor compliance with federal and state special education and civil rights regulations. Areas of review related to special education include student assessments, [...] source

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    Amour co-president of Assumption activities boardWORCESTER — Chloe Amour of Jefferson is currently serving as co-president of Assumption College's Campus Activities Board for the 2019-20 academic year.Members of Assumption's Campus Activities Board work with other students to plan late-night events and coordinate off-campus travel to provide students alternative experiences on the weekend."At Assumption, students are [...] source

    Village Green Preschool Open House and registration
    STERLING — The Village Green Preschool in Sterling will hold an Open House for interested parents from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6. Parents will have an opportunity to see the classroom, meet the teachers and learn more about the program. Refreshments will be served.Registration for September 2020 will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, and Friday, Jan. 10, in Room 2 of the First Church, Sterling Center. Registration on Jan. 9 is limited to members of the First Church and to [...] source

    Future staffing options considered
    REGION — Plans to add teachers and other staff to schools in the Wachusett Regional School District by 2021 are likely to be dialed back due to costs.At a recent meeting, school committee chairman Kenneth Mills requested guidance on the district administration’s goals for staffing, so that the committee can consider those and other priorities as well as its own when considering budget needs in January.There are different priority groups for the [...] source

    Wachusett Regional High School honor roll
    HOLDEN — Wachusett Regional High School has announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year.GRADE 12High HonorsCallie Amour, Ava Anderson, Lauren Baker, Kevin Bartlett, Isaac Bilsel, William Brown, Joshua Budd, Jane Curran, Olivia Cwalinski, Daniel DiVerdi, Huong Do, Tara Donovan, Grace Dowd, Sarah Flannery, Emma Friend, Nicholas Froes, Sean Gardner, Nora Hannigan, Lillian Haynes, Grace Henrich, Emma [...] source

    Monty Tech honor roll
    FITCHBURG — Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. The following local students were among those recognized for their academic achievements.GRADE 12Principal's List Hailey White of Holden; Brianna Catino of Jefferson; and Emily Grote of Sterling.High HonorsVictoria Aragi, Michael Carpenter, Jacob [...] source

    Central Tree Middle School honor roll
    RUTLAND — Central Tree Middle School has announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.HIGH HONORSGrade 8Vanessa Arnold, Julianne Becker, Caroline Bierfeldt, Gabriella Boyle, Ethan Carino-Caal, Sydney Carlson, Julia Cleary, Olivia Culberson, Emma Davidson, Jaymee Dubeau, Gavin Finn, Lucas Gamache, Victoria Giammarinaro, Avery Heppenstall, Cameron Howe, Kyanna Incas, Sophie Jenkins, Elise Kennedy, [...] source

    On-campus news and notes
    Honor Society inducts 3 local studentsBATON ROUGE, LA — The following local students recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines:Meagan Marchand and Van Nguyen, both of Holden, and Patrick Valentine of Paxton. All attend at MCPHS University.They are among approximately 30,000 [...] source

    Mountview Middle School honor roll
    HOLDEN — Mountview Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.GRADE 8High HonorsIliana Aguilar, Brooke Anacleto, Ariel Asher, Alexander Baez, Alexis Barrett, Alexander Bates, Luchian Belau-Lorberg, Hannah Best, Tyler Binienda, Sierra Boyd, Nicholas Brousseau, Elizabeth Cain, Matthew Caliri, Breanna Cassel, Lillian Chaisson, Noah Chapman-Rigney, Connor Cheslawski, Macrae Chilton, [...] source

    Paxton Center School honor roll
    PAXTON — The Paxton Center School has announced the academic honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.GRADE 8High HonorsNathaniel Dziewietin and Alanna Ertel.HonorsJace Allard, Eowyn Bach, Aiden Cirillo, Jaden D’Andrea, Ben Domineck, Juliana Douglas, Sara Dumas, Addison Havens, Emma Hewins, Alyssa Kutzko, Hannah Martin, Matteo Mastrototaro, Rosemary May, [...] source

    WRHS National Honor Society induction
    HOLDEN — Wachusett Regional High School inducted 151 students into the National Honor Society on Nov. 18. These students were selected based upon their scholarship, leadership, service and character.Senior InducteesKyra M. Ceryanek, Emily M. DeAmelio, Daniella L. Giorgi, Mason C. Greene, Maeve C. Herlihy, Rianna M. Massoni-Nesman, Brendan D. Shaw, Abigail M. Valley, Cole R. Vecchione and Grace K. Williams.Junior [...] source

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    WORCESTER — Holy Name Junior Senior High School has announced its first-quarter honor roll.The following local students were recognized.Grade 8High HonorsLiaidan VanDyke, HoldenHonorsAmiya Charpentier, PaxtonGrade 10HonorsJoseph Buckley and Xiaoyu Heim, Holden Grade 11HonorsMaura [...] source

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    BAY PATH REGIONAL VOCATIONALTECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOLCHARLTON — Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School has released its first-quarter honor roll. The following Paxton and Rutland students were recognized. Grade 12HonorsColin Richardson, Natalya Sawa, and Benjamin Schultz of RutlandPrincipal’s ListEleana DaSilva and Michael Houghton of PaxtonHeath Bigelow of [...] source

    Monty Tech inducts 47 into National Honor Society
    FITCHBURG — A total of 47 students, the second highest number to date, were recently inducted into the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School's chapter of the National Honor Society at a ceremony held in the school’s Performing Arts Center.To qualify for induction, students must have at least an 87 average in both academics and trade program.Serving as officers are: Brooke Young of Winchendon, president; Sara Hancock of Winchendon, vice president; [...] source

    Monty Tech has new A.R.M. lab
    FITCHBURG — As part of the state’s STEM week observance, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito was at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School recently to help the school open its new, state-of-the-art A.R.M. (Automation, Robotics and Mechatronics) lab and an advanced rapid fabrication lab.The new facility was funded through a $500,000 grant, the largest in the school’s history, awarded recently by the Baker-Polito administration through its Massachusetts Skills [...] source

    On-campus news and notes
    Assumption men's golf team wins championshipWORCESTER — Chad Bartlett and Timothy Murphy, both of Paxton, are on the Assumption College men's golf team, which was recently crowned the Northeast-10 Conference Champions for the first time in school history.The Championship was held the weekend of Oct. 5, with the final round played on Oct. 7, during which the Greyhounds were declared the winners. Prior to this season, [...] source

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    On-campus news and notes
    Burnham helps St. Michael's to sweepCOLCHESTER, VT — Freshman Maggie Burnham of Holden, a graduate of Wachusett Regional High School, was part of Saint Michael's College's men's and women's cross country teams sweep of the Vermont Intercollegiate Championship titles on Sept. 27 at Castleton University.Burnham finished second among 30 racers with a time of 21:07 in the 5K race.The men claimed the first state crown in program [...] source

Fire and Police related News
    Washington city votes to tax guns, ammo
    A Washington city will soon begin taxing guns and ammunition.The city council in Tacoma voted to levy the tax beginning in July, TV station KIRO reports. Nearby Seattle has had a similar tax since 2016.There will be a $25 tax on firearms, a 2-cent tax per round of ammunition that is .22 caliber or smaller and a 5-cent tax per round on [...] source

    S.C. man says McDonald's sweet tea came with 3 bags of weed
    A South Carolina man claims he found three bags of pot in a glass of sweet tea he ordered at McDonald's.Parrish Brown says it happened when he went through the drive-through at a location on Hilton Head Island.He asked for "extra lemon," according to TV station KTBC. That, Brown believes, was code for marijuana.Brown says he didn't know there were [...] source

    Active shooter drills are traumatizing students, experts say
    Active shooter drills, which periodically occur at schools across the nation, might be doing more harm than good.Some even include actors playing gunmen and the sounds of simulated gunfire, according to NPR. That, experts say, is traumatizing many [...] source

    Nevada boy, 7, survives after mom allegedly stabs him 25 times
    "My mom is trying to kill me."That's what 911 operators in Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas, heard when they answered an emergency call on Oct. 21. Audio from that call was just released by authorities.On the other end of the line was a 7-year-old boy who had reportedly been stabbed 25 times by his mother. Miraculously, he survived, [...] source

    Texas substitute teacher seen in video beating student, charged with assault
    A substitute teacher was fired and faces an assault charge after being caught on video beating a 16-year-old student in a Texas high school classroom, authorities said.Video posted to Twitter shows the substitute punching the student in the face and stomping on her head at Lehman High School in Kyle, just south of Austin:[gh:blockquote class="twitter-tweet"][gh:p lang="en" dir="ltr"]Why??? Lehman high we need answers.[gh:a href="https://twitter.com/KXAN_News? [...] source

    Florida woman, 8 months pregnant, uses AR-15 to kill intruder
    A Florida woman who is eight months pregnant used an AR-15 to shoot and kill one of two intruders who were terrorizing her family, authorities say.The incident happened Wednesday in Lithia, which is about 25 miles southeast of Tampa, according to TV station WHNS.Jeremy King [...] source

    Texas man accused of killing stepmom for celebrating Dallas Cowboys victory
    A man accused of fatally stabbing his stepmother three years ago after she gloated over a Dallas Cowboys victory, and who later told police he’s glad she died, is on trial this week in Texas.Travis County prosecutors attempting to secure a murder conviction against Pontrey Jones, 23, advised the jury Tuesday morning to not bother trying to make sense of Jones’ behavior because there is no rationale for it. Jones, they said, stood over 35-year-old Maggie Ruiz as she sat [...] source

    Colorado mom killed daughter she falsely claimed was terminally ill, police say
    A Colorado mom has been accused of killing her 7-year-old daughter, a girl she falsely claimed was terminally ill, according to police.Olivia Gant died in 2017. In the weeks and months before her death, she was showered with love as donors stepped up to provide the family with numerous gifts and cash.Court documents [...] source

    After 10-year-old is raped, sheriff warns parents about 15 apps used to lure kids
    Authorities in Florida are warning parents about 15 social media apps they say are commonly used by child predators.The Pasco County Sheriff's Department posted the notice after a 10-year-old girl was reportedly raped by a 22-year-old man she met on Snapchat.The incident happened this month, [...] source

    Child, 9, charged with murder after Illinois mobile-home fire kills 5
    A 9-year-old has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with a lethal mobile-home fire in April near Goodfield, Illinois.The juvenile also has been charged with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, Woodford County State’s Attorney Greg Minger said.The identity of the suspect was not revealed, given that person’s age. Minger would not reveal additional details about the suspect, including a possible relationship to the [...] source

    Hours before wedding, groom accused of sexually assaulting bridesmaid at Pa. resort
    A groom is accused of sexually assaulting a bridesmaid during a wedding weekend at a Pennsylvania resort.According to a report from Pennsylvania State Police’s Stroudsburg barracks, the Criminal Investigation Unit began looking into a sexual assault that allegedly occurred on Aug. 30 at the Shawnee Inn in Shawnee-on-Delaware.Through the investigation, police found that a 29-year-old female from Cloverdale, Oregon, who had been in town attending the wedding [...] source

    Oklahoma woman shot after dog jumped on loaded gun, police say
    An Oklahoma woman was shot after a dog jumped on a loaded gun, Oklahoma authorities say.It happened Thursday in Enid, about 90 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.Police there say the woman was a passenger in a truck stopped at a train crossing. The dog, whose name is Molly, reportedly jumped on the center console, where the pistol was stored, causing it to discharge, [...] source

    A R.I. man who drove drunk in 1984 killed a woman. Now his wife is charged with the same offense
    It was a Friday night, and Barbara A. Trojan had been drinking beer for five hours at the American Legion bar in East Greenwich, R.I., before she climbed into her 2007 Volkswagen and headed into the darkness shortly before midnight, a police detective told a District Court judge Thursday.While Trojan was being captured on video imbibing at the Legion on Friday, Sept. 6, Patricia A. Daniels, Donna Daniels and Bruce D. Bartels were with Heather A. Lee at a family wedding at the Valley [...] source

    Homeless Florida man entered classroom with knife to ‘test school’s security,’ deputies say
    After a drunken man with a knife in his pocket walked onto a Florida high school campus, Volusia County district officials are working to patch the holes it revealed in their security precautions.Derek Marlowe, 51, told the school resource deputy at Spruce Creek High on Friday he did him a favor and tested the school’s security, according to an incident report.As it turns out, his trip to campus did just that: it unveiled “security lapses” that made it [...] source

    WATCH: After sentencing, ex-Dallas cop convicted of murder gets hug from victim's brother
    There were few dry eyes in a Texas courtroom Wednesday after sentencing in a high-profile case.A jury gave former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger 10 years in state prison after being found guilty of murder. Later, the victim's brother would ask for — and receive — the OK to hug Guyger.[gh:blockquote class="twitter- [...] source

    Tennessee teen kills himself after being outed online, family says
    A Tennessee high-schooler who committed suicide did so because he'd been outed online, according to his family.Now, those same family members are calling upon law enforcement to arrest and charge the fellow students who allegedly cyberbullied Channing Smith, 16.Smith's half-brother, Joshua, told NBC News that loved ones were initially unsure why [...] source

    Man faces criminal charge after kissing Kentucky reporter on live TV
    An Indiana man thought it was funny at the time, but likely isn't laughing now.That's because he's been charged with a crime after allegedly kissing a Louisville TV reporter while she was in the middle of a live broadcast.Sara Rivest, a reporter for WAVE-TV, was reporting from Bourbon & Beyond, a music festival, when the incident occurred last week, [...] source

    'Miracle baby,' born after parents had 6 miscarriages, dies after being left in hot car
    A 2-year-old New Mexico girl died after being left in a hot car for several hours, police say.Now, the babysitter allegedly responsible for the incident could face time in prison.TV station KVUE reports that Tammie Brooks, 41, has been arrested and charged with abandonment or [...] source

    Okla. man says church members held him down, tried to pray away his homosexuality
    An Oklahoma man says members of a church his family attends held him down and tried to pray away his homosexuality.The incident happened this month at First Assembly of God Church in Blackwell, about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City, according to TV station KFOR.At the end of church services, Sean Cormie and his partner Gary Gardner claim about a dozen [...] source

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