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Girl struck in face by zoo deer's antler antler: see horn.
MENDON - A young girl suffered a minor laceration laceration /lac·er·a·tion/ (las?er-a´shun)
1. the act of tearing.
2. a torn, ragged, mangled wound.
1. A jagged wound or cut.
2. yesterday afternoon when she was struck in the face by a deer antler at Southwick's Zoo This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. , fire officials said.
The 4-year-old girl suffered the laceration to her right cheek and was taken by ambulance to Milford Regional Medical Center Milford Regional Medical Center (Milford Regional) is the hospital division of Milford Regional Healthcare System, Inc., a comprehensive healthcare system that includes the Visiting Nurse Association of the Greater Milford-Northbridge Area and Tri-County Medical Associates, Inc. , fire officials said. The girl was reported in good condition. Town emergency medical crews evaluated the girl at the scene about 4 p.m.
Justine Brewer, president of the family-owned zoo, said the incident was an accident. "The deer didn't mean it," she said. "It just moved its head and she happened to be there." She said the antler caused a roughly 1 to 1-1/2 inch scrape on the girl's face.
The injury came just about a month after another 4-year-old girl visiting the zoo was injured when a deer kicked her in the face. That girl was also struck in the right cheek, a fire official said at the time.
The 35-acre deer forest The Deer Forest is an institution and phenomenon peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland. It denotes a sporting estate which is kept and managed largely or solely for the purposes of maintaining a resident population of red deer for sporting (deer stalking) purposes. is in an open wooded area. Visitors are asked to stay on the walkways, talk quietly, and not chase the deer.
Alum donates $1.2M to pharmacy college
WORCESTER - Ahmad H. Alhaddad, an alumnus ALUMNUS, civil law. A child which one has nursed; a foster child. Dig. 40, 2, 14. of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences History
Founded in 1823 by fourteen Boston pharmacists, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy is the second oldest and the largest college of pharmacy in the United States. Two years after its founding, the College published the First American Pharmaceutical Library Catalogue. , has made a $1.2 million donation to the college, and the school's newly completed building at 40 Foster St. will be named for him, President Charles F. Monahan Jr. said in a statement released yesterday.
The college purchased the former Protocol property, a two-story stone-and-glass building comprising 19,500 square feet, for $1.5 million in August 2008 to use for classroom and academic space.
"I have been amazed at the changes at MCPHS MCPHS Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences since I graduated, and I'm very proud of the direction in which the college is moving," Mr. Alhaddad said.
"As an American Muslim, I love the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. , and I think this new facility will have a tangible effect both on the city of Worcester and the region as a whole."
Mr. Alhaddad worked for chain pharmacies in Watertown, Williamstown and Cambridge, before moving to Florida in 2004 and acquiring Weaver's Corner Pharmacy in Fort Myers Fort Myers, city (1990 pop. 45,206), seat of Lee co., SW Fla., on the Caloosahatchee River, near the Gulf of Mexico; founded 1850, inc. 1905. It has a tourist trade and light industry and is a shipping point for citrus fruits, winter vegetables, flowers (especially .
He is a 1986 graduate of the college with a bachelor of science Noun 1. Bachelor of Science - a bachelor's degree in science
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies in pharmacy and minor in nuclear pharmacy Nuclear Pharmacy involves the preparation of radioactive materials that will be used to diagnose and treat specific diseases. It was the first pharmacy specialty established in 1978 by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties. . He and his wife, Sonia, have two sons. A dedication ceremony for the building is scheduled Sept. 21.
Alert neighbor helps catch break-in suspect
PAXTON - A Worcester man was arrested yesterday on burglary charges after an alert neighbor took down the license plate number of the alleged getaway car getaway car n the thieves' getaway car → el coche en que huyeron los ladrones
getaway car n → voiture prévue pour prendre la fuite
Larry Frost, 29, of 30 Richards St., Worcester, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering breaking and entering v., n. entering a residence or other enclosed property through the slightest amount of force (even pushing open a door), without authorization. If there is intent to commit a crime, this is burglary. , attempted breaking and entering, and burglary.
Police said they got a call about 11:40 a.m. reporting a possible break-in on
Richards Street. The caller described a gray 2007 Dodge Caliber It has been suggested that some sections of this article be split into a new article entitled Dodge Caliber SRT-4. and gave police the license plate number. An alert with the description of the vehicle was issued to area police departments.
A short time later, police in Worcester saw the car and pulled it over. Mr. Frost "Mr. Frost" is episode 136 of The West Wing. Plot
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Police Detective Jason Silvestri is investigating the break-in, and police are working to determine whether the case is connected to other break-ins in surrounding towns.
Town offers program of exercise to music
LEOMINSTER - The Leominster Recreation Department is sponsoring an exercise program at the Fallbrook School, 25 DeCicco Drive. The program is designed to give participants a fun workout done to music. Classes will include aerobics, hand weights, interval training, and more. Participants should bring water, weights, and an exercise mat or towel for floor exercises.
The first session will run Sept. 8 through Oct. 15. Classes will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the cafeteria, or the gym if it is available. The fee is $55.
Two other sessions will follow: Oct. 27 through Dec. 10, and Jan. 5 through Feb. 11.
Passenger in fatal crash still hospitalized
OXFORD - The passenger on a motorcycle driven by a man who was killed in a Route 20 crash Wednesday remains hospitalized.
State police said yesterday the collision remains under investigation.
The motorcycle and a minivan collided about 1:30 p.m. near the entrance to Schmidt Equipment.
The motorcycle driver, 52-year-old Ronald Tarascio of Enfield, Conn., was taken by ambulance to Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, where he was later pronounced dead. His passenger, 52-year-old Debra DeRosier of East Windsor, Conn., was taken by ambulance to UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus in Worcester.
Ms. DeRosier was listed in serious condition Thursday, according to a hospital official.
According to state police, Joann Burlingame, 51, of Charlton, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Astrovan out of a parking lot on the eastbound side of Route 20 when her minivan collided with the 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Ms. Burlingame suffered minor injuries, and was taken by ambulance to Harrington Memorial Hospital, state police said.
Ryan Cruz earns rank of Eagle Scout
WORCESTER - Ryan Cruz, a member of Troop 9 of Mohegan Council, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. A graduate of Burncoat High School, he attends Boston University.
Mr. Cruz's service project involved the beautification beau·ti·fy
tr. & intr.v. beau·ti·fied, beau·ti·fy·ing, beau·ti·fies
To make or become beautiful.
beau and refurbishment of Green Hill Park, including the rebuilding of benches and a pavilion.
Mr. Cruz, son of Elizabeth and Andrew Cruz, is an assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 9.
Clark names Honeman dean of admissions
WORCESTER - Don Honeman was recently appointed as the new dean of admissions and financial aid at Clark University.
Before coming to Clark, Mr. Honeman, of Providence, worked as associate vice chancellor for enrollment management at the University of Massachusetts The system includes UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth (affiliated with Cape Cod Community College), UMass Lowell, and the UMass Medical School. It also has an online school called UMassOnline. at Dartmouth. He served as dean of admissions and enrollment planning at the University of Vermont for 16 years before working at UMass. Before joining UVM UVM University of Vermont
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"Those of us who work in college admissions have focused our careers on helping young people and their families identify educational opportunities that will allow them to contribute to their local and global communities while leading meaningful personal lives," Mr. Honeman said.
Area towns to receive money for 911 study
WORCESTER - Several area towns will receive state funding to examine the possibility of regionalizing emergency communications services, Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray announced during a regionalization regionalization Managed care The subdivision of a broadly available service–eg, a blood bank, into quasi-autonomous regional centers, capable of making decisions and providing more cost-effective and/or faster service to hospitals and health care facilities, conference yesterday at the College of the Holy Cross The College of the Holy Cross is an exclusively undergraduate Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Holy Cross is the oldest Roman Catholic college in New England and one of the oldest in the United States. .
Area towns receiving funding for a $50,000 feasibility study included Dudley, Webster, Ware, Holden, Boylston, West Boylston, Sterling, Lunenburg, Princeton, Lancaster, Barre, Berlin, Fitchburg, Shirley, Hubbardston, Rutland and Oakham, according to the governor's office.
The funding came as part of an $8 million push to enhance 911 and emergency dispatch communications centers across the state. The grants are distributed by the state 911 Department and the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. The projects include the construction of new facilities, the purchase and installation of equipment, improvement of infrastructure of existing regional 911 communications departments and the conducting of feasibility studies for regionalizing emergency communications services, according to the governor's office.
Blades, the Bruins mascot, to visit library
NORTHBORO - Blades, the Boston Bruins mascot, will visit the Northboro Free Library Children's Room from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Blades will announce the Boston Bruins Summer Reading prizes for all Massachusetts winners. One Northboro patron will receive a prize.
Families are welcome. No registration is required. Call the Children's Room at (508) 393-5025, ext. 4, with any questions.
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DEP Data Execution Prevention (computer security) fines manufacturer of countertops $3,000
STERLING - Continental Stone Marble and Granite Inc. of Sterling has been fined $3,000 by the state Department of Environmental Protection, after an inspection revealed a violation of state industrial wastewater regulations.
In April, the DEP conducted a routine inspection of Continental Stone, which operates a retail stone, granite and marble countertop manufacturing facility at 287 Leominster Road. The DEP found the company had discharged wastewater generated by its stone-cutting operations onto the ground without having a valid groundwater discharge permit.
Since the inspection, Continental Stone has agreed to maintain compliance with applicable regulations and stopped discharging wastewater to the ground. It has also installed a system to better treat and handle its wastewater.
Pottery for kids, adults to be taught this fall
LEOMINSTER - The Leominster Recreation Department will offer six-week pottery programs for children ages 11 through 14 from Sept. 15 through Oct. 20; and from Nov. 3 through Dec. 17. Classes will be held from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Barrett Park, 40 Barrett Parkway.
The cost is $70 per session, each of which is limited to nine students. Instructor Jennifer Connell, a Fitchburg teacher, will show participants how to use a pottery wheel, as well as hand building, sculpting sculpting Cosmetic surgery The surgical reshaping of a tissue. See Deep tissue sculpting, Facial sculpting. , glazing, and other techniques.
Adult sessions are scheduled during the same dates, but with classes held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Barrett Park. For more information, call (978) 534-7529.
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