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WINCHENDON - The Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation has awarded a total of $642,319 for 12 projects in Winchendon this year. The foundation received 22 requests from the town, totaling about $1.1 million.
The foundation was started in 1986 and has an endowment of nearly $50 million. Set up by family members, the foundation funds charitable endeavors in Winchendon; Stamford, N.Y.; and Worcester, N.Y. Since its inception, the group has awarded nearly $23 million for Winchendon projects.
Of the 12 requests granted this year, eight were granted in full and four were awarded at lower amounts.
The Winchendon awards this year were:
The Council on Aging received two grants totaling $354,760. The grants will pay for restoration of the windows at the new senior center, installing a kitchen and sprinkler system in the building, programs, and the purchase of a copier and large screen television.
The Beals Memorial Library received two grants for the purchase of three computers and printers and equipment for reading, printing and scanning the library's microfilm A continuous film strip that holds several thousand miniaturized document pages. See micrographics.
Microfilm and Microfiche resources. The two grants totaled $18,581.
A group of Civil War re-enactors will receive a $7,500 grant to stage "The Battle of Murdock Farm" in early October in a field off Elmwood Road. The re-enactment will be the largest one in the state this year, according to according to
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Toy Town Partnership will receive $35,000 for work on the bike trail.
Murdock Middle High School will receive $194,903 for computers, software and band uniforms.
Town Hall will receive $11,100 for six new computers.
The office of Planning and Development will receive $8,000 for new equipment.
The Police Department will receive $2,475 for body armor Noun 1. body armor - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
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The town building superintendent A building superintendent or building supervisor (often known simply as the super) is a manager responsible for repair and maintenance in a residential building. They are the first point of contact for residents of the building. will receive $2,000 for tools and equipment.
The Historical Commission will receive $8,000 for the repair and restoration of the historic Olde Centre Cemetery.
"After spending 18 years in municipal government, I can't think of a greater benefit that a community could realize than to have the generosity of a foundation like Robinson-Broadhurst," said Town Manager James M. Kreidler Jr.
Some of the requests that failed to receive the foundation's support this year included the Toy Town Partnership for the design of a pedestrian overlook at the planned Converse Gardens, Phase 3 of the Northern Heritage Mills feasibility study The analysis of a problem to determine if it can be solved effectively. The operational (will it work?), economical (costs and benefits) and technical (can it be built?) aspects are part of the study. Results of the study determine whether the solution should be implemented. , a copy machine in the assessor's office, the Fire Department's request for a reconditioned re·con·di·tion
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According to the foundation trustees, the goal of the group is to fund requests that improve the quality of life in the community. Every five years, the Years, The
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