Mother Nature Puts a Damper onThis Year’s Muster
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Mother Nature Puts a Damper onThis Year’s Muster
“Our Paxton location will eventually offer everything we have in Sterling.”-Mark Packard
This Isn’t Your Mother’s Science Fair Project
Friends Help Each Other To Stay “Motivated and Accountable ”In Training For Their First Boston Marathon
New Local Flower Shop In Sterling!
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor to Neighbor?”
The Sterling Gym Participated In The Annual World Ninja Athlete Games
Chocksett Cemetery Gets a Makeover
Sterling Design Team Fosters Relationships with Local Youth
Wachusett Bravehearts Accepted To Cooperstown 12U Baseball Tournament
A Viano Family Tradition!
Sterling Celebrates the New Year with Police Promotions!
A Discussion With Bill Caldwell, Sterling’s New Town Administrator
Local author chosen by the Adventure Writers to be in the “Top 10”!
Susan described John’s last few months as “a party”, a celebration of his life, rather than a sad occasion.
I know rentals can be hard to come by, especially ones that allow pets. I have a 2 bed, 1.5 bath condo available in Sterling for $2300/mo. Pets allowed! Available January 1st. If you are interested, please call or text me at 978-407-2568.
“The project is completely different from where we started,” she said. “Personal sustainability turned to us wanting to be part of a sustainable community.
Golfball: A True Underdog Story
It was so nice to see the Sterling Fair return this year!
Check out this fabulous story of a local youth winning Gold at the Worlds Championships & his dreams for the 2024 Olympics!
Sterling Clean Up Day - April 16, 2022
Mark your calendars for April 16, 2022 for our Annual Clean-Up day in recognition of Earth Day. The Town and the Economic Development Committee have been driving this clean-up, and it has been a huge success with many of our neighbors volunteering to beautify our environment! Bags and gloves will be provided.
PSA from Gary Menin:
Because of the current wet conditions and Weather Underground's continued "WET" predictions through 5 PM today at least - I've decided as WNSSCPBC to make a command decision to cancel today's Pickelball session.
What a fantastic way to help our seniors stay active!
Who else is excited to visit Emma’s Cafe?
By Jamie Lasorsa Sterling residents will soon be able to enjoy all the home-grown goodness that Emma’s Café has to offer, as they prepare to open in early spring at their newest location, 37 Main Street, in downtown Sterling. When Andrew and Stacey Bluestein, owners of Emma’s Café in Stow, wer...
Local Dog Grooming Duo Expand Their Services at Blue Dingo Dogs 🐶 Read more here:
One of the many reasons I love our community newspaper is highlighting our Sterling youths and their amazing accomplishments! Check out the article in todays Sterling Meetinghouse News on Sterling resident Anthony Viano.
By Jamie Lasorsa At age 3, Anthony Viano and his family relocated from Sterling to California due to a job opportunity for his father Mike. Little did they know, 11 years later fate would have them returning to Sterling and Anthony would be making a name for himself in the world of football. Sports....
I just wanted to pass along some info on a theatre production auditions coming up. StageWorks production company contacted us to announce their first large musical of the season, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved original musical Cinderella. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, January 11 and Thursday, January 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Leominster City Hall, 25 Main Street, Leominster, MA. The production fee is $40 per person with a maximum cap of $100 per family. The production is open to all ages 5 and up.
Per their request, all actors must be fully vaccinated. No exceptions (unless the child is to young to receive it)
For more information, visit www.stageworksarts.org or send them an email at [email protected].
Looing for more ways to help support breast cancer research? The Sterling Police Department is fundraising through October as well!
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Sterling Police Association is once again participating in the Pink Patch Project by selling special pink police patches. All proceeds will again be donated to Dana Farber Cancer Institute - Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers.
Beginning Friday October 1 and running through October 31, 2021, the limited number of patches are being offered on a first-come basis for a donation of $10.00 .Payment is requested in either cash or check made out to "Sterling Police Association."
No calls to reserve patches PLEASE!!!! The patches can be purchased at the Sterling Police Department while supplies last. Dispatchers /on duty personnel will assist. Patience may be needed if personnel are on high priority matters.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
The Sterling Post Office is selling Breast Cancer Awareness stamps for $0.75 each/$15.00 per sheet. Of that, $0.17 per stamp/$3.40 per sheet goes directly to breast cancer research (no administrative fees deducted).
Last year in the month of October, the Postal Service raised $422,662.24 from stamp sales. Sterling alone raised $1,919.00! Help fund the cure and top last year's donation. Stamps are available at the Post Office now!
Let your voice be heard by taking the Sterling Master Plan Committee Community Survey.
In this two-part survey, residents can give feedback on the Committee's goals for the Master Plan and help prioritize future steps. For more information, visit www.sterling-ma.gov/master-plan
Survey links are below:
Part I: https://bit.ly/SterlingSurvey3_Part_I
Part II: https://bit.ly/SterlingSurvey3_Part_II
Two Sterling mainstays, Library Director Patricia Campbell and Animal Control Officer Louis Massa, retired this summer. Read about their incredible careers in Sterling and what is on the horizon for them.
Happy first day of school to all WRSD students! Parents - feel free to submit first day of school photos for a chance to be featured in the September 8 Meetinghouse News!
Photos can be sent to [email protected]
If you haven't had a chance to pick up a copy of the August 11 Meetinghouse News, check out the virtual paper online now!
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Let us rejoice in the news that Sterling will be able to hold a Memorial Day Parade this year to honor our fallen Veterans.
The parade will start 10:45 am at the Hillside Cemetery on Clinton Road on May 31. If you would like to honor a veteran in your life, please message us on Facebook or email us at [email protected]. We will feature these veterans alongside our coverage of the parade.
Did you know that we upload our newspaper as a virtual edition each month? The May 12 virtual paper is online now!
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A message from the Town of Sterling's Animal Control Officer!
According to the Town of Sterling's animal control bylaws, the deadline for dog licensing is April 15 of each calendar year. After the deadline, there is a $25.00 late fee per dog added to your licensing fee. Therefore, starting the week of May 10, when you license your dog/dogs there will be a $25.00 late fee per dog added to your licensing fee.
Please note, online licensing is available! To do so, simply go to the Town Clerks web page; https://www.sterling-ma.gov/town-clerk
2021 Dog License ONLINE or by mail/drop off MissionOne of the oldest government positions in England, the Town Clerk is gateway to the Town and a resource of information. We are the keeper of the records, documenting the history of Sterling. This office is in possession of records and letters from t...
If you're wondering why Massachusetts highway exit numbers have been changing recently, you're not alone. Find out everything you need to know below!
By Danielle Ray, Senior Reporter The exit numbers on Interstate 190 in Sterling changed recently as part of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation statewide exit renumbering project. MassDOT is converting all exit numbers on freeways around the state to a milepost-based numbering system, p...
Are you ready for Town Meeting and Town Election? Find all of the dates and info you need below:
Annual Town Meeting - June 14, 2021 - 5:30 p.m.Sterling Airport - 121 Greenland Road Annual Town Election - June 21, 2021 - 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.Houghton Elementary School - 32 Boutelle Road Nomination Papers for Town ElectionNomination papers are available now in the Town Clerk’s Office for the June 2...
Misplaced last week's paper? Need to share an article with a friend? We've got you covered. Find the virtual issue of the April 2021 Meetinghouse News on our website now!
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If you didn't get a chance to read about the future of the Sterling Inn last week be sure to check out our website:
By Alison Sullivan, Editor in Chief The Sterling Inn was a local icon for 100 years, but for more than a decade it has sat unused. Time has taken its toll on the 12,000-square-foot building and its 6.5 acres of grounds, but the entire property may be given a second chance at life after owners Mark a...
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