Neighbor to neighbor.


For the 14th consecutive year, Leominster Credit Union (LCU) participated in Children's Book Month, an annual event sponsored by the Massachusetts Credit Union League.

During the month of April, LCU accepted donations of unused and gently-used children's books.

LCU Members and employees collected over 400 books, which were donated to various organizations including The Reading Aloud Challenge, Girls, Inc., The Storymobile, which is sponsored by the Leominster Community Coalition, and the Allencrest Community Center.

Sharing responsibilities for organizing LCU's collection efforts were Kathy Hurley, human resources administrator and Nancy Daigle, receptionist.

Since its inception, Children's Book Month has been sponsored by the Massachusetts Credit Union League, the oldest continually operating trade group in the United States. The League supports its credit union members across the state in many ways, including philanthropic programs like Children's Book Month.

During the Elizabeth Haskins Mathematics Competition, held at Fitchburg State University, the following Nashoba Regional High School students placed in the top three for their grade level:

Joshua Bricknell, a senior, took third place.

David Tang, a junior, took first place. Tang also won the day's highest overall score.

Erik Langberg, a junior, took second place.

Matthew Pelland, a sophomore, took first place.

Gregory Woelki, a sophomore, tied for third place with Lauren Duhamel and Samantha Ferraro, both of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School.

The following local students graduated from Nichols College:

Lancaster: Kenneth Eckland received a bachelor's degree in business administration and Kaitlyn Frost received a master's degree in business administration.

Bolton: Bjorn Kapstad and Patrick Silva received bachelor's degrees in business administration.

Clinton: Neuler Franco Jr. received a master's degree in business administration.

Clinton Lodge of Elks was awarded a $2,000 grant to distribute smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors to Clinton residents and educate them on the detectors. The Elks plan to distribute the detectors in July.

The following local students were named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute's dean's list for the spring semester:

Christopher McAndrews, of Lancaster, a senior majoring in computer science.

Garrett Curran, of Bolton, a freshman majoring in engineering.

Ismael Nowick, of Berlin, a freshman majoring in architectural engineering.

Jonathan Sawin, of Sterling, a freshman majoring in computer science.

Jorge Martinez, of Clinton, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering.

Katherine Tattersall, of Bolton, a freshman majoring in mathematical sciences.

Laura Antul, of Sterling a sophomore majoring in mathematical sciences.

Maximilian Ardini, of Clinton, a...

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