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How to engage people in WWII history 75 years later? Drive a tank!

As history compels the world to observe the 75th anniversary year of the end of World War II, visitors to the American Heritage Museum in Hudson, MA, are being offered an extraordinary opportunity to connect with that era by driving the legendary Sherman or Chaffee tank.

President and CEO of the American Heritage Museum, Rob Collings, stated, “Imagine yourself receiving one on one driving instruction in either the world’s... Read More

Latest from TLGV: Launch of Virtual Programs

Ranger Bill Hits the Trail and More to Come!
Every day is a chance to explore the wonders of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor and we want to help you find your way with our virtual programs. Visit our YouTube Channel to learn more about some of the great locations of the National Heritage Corridor with Ranger Bill as your guide.... Read More

Bradley Playouse cancels remainder of 2020 season

Dear friend of The Bradley Playhouse,

Our community, nation, and world continue to be challenged by COVID-19 and its many repercussions. Even as the State and region take steps to re-open, and life begins to return to some sense of normal, significant disruptions—personal, societal, and economic—remain and will for some time to come.

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Massachusetts State Senate passes resolution celebrating Juneteenth

(BOSTON – 06/18/2020) The Massachusetts State Senate passed a resolution today commemorating tomorrow, June 19, 2020 as Juneteenth.  Juneteenth is an unofficial holiday that celebrates June 19, 1865, the day when the remaining enslaved African Americans in the United States of America were told that they were free.

“Juneteenth or Freedom Day is the day on which we formally recognize the end of the scourge of slavery in Ame... Read More

TLGV reopens to the public June 15

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) will reopen its office to the public in a limited capacity starting June 15. All visitors must wear a mask and maintain a physical distance of six feet or more.

Appointments are recommended as no more than half the staff will be in the office at any time to ensure compliance with the state’s executive orders. TLGV has self-certified its reopening to ensure safe practices are in place. ... Read More


The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp has been welcoming children to its summer camp program every summer for the past 65 years.   Restrictions on group sizes and mobility and health risks due to the coronavirus forced the painful decision to suspend all in person camps for the summer of 2020.  

Heather Logee  has spent 28 summers at camp, the last 13 as Camp Director. She knows from personal experience the importance of the contin... Read More

The Gladys E. Kelly Public Library UPDATE

The Gladys E. Kelly Public Library may be currently closed to the public, but we are still offering many contact-free services to the public! The library is now offering curbside pickup. Patrons can call the library at (508) 949-3880 or email us at [email protected] to set up a time between 12:00pm and 4:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and we can bring your... Read More

Shepherd Hill Grads awarded CMS Chamber Scholarships

Sturbridge, MA, June 08, 2020 - The Chamber of Central Mass South is incredibly pleased to announce the winners of the Chamber Scholarships for 2020.  This year, scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to two very deserving, local students upon successful completion of their first semester of college with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

“With the outbreak of the pandemic occurring only days before our ap... Read More

The Millbury Senior Center is closed to the Public; the Food Pantry is open by appointment

While the building is not open to the public the Food Pantry at the Millbury Senior Center is available from 9am to 1pm Monday thru Friday by calling 508-865-9247 for an appointment our food pantry is fully stocked at this time tell us what you need and you can pick it up or we will deliver it. 

We are still here to answer any questions you may have and we are available for your transportation to Doctors appointments or if... Read More