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Temple: Connolly farm added to protected corridor

TEMPLE — Nearly 70 acres of land at Temple’s Connolly Farm have been put under conservation easement as part of a 2,500-acre protection project headed by the Quabbin-to-Cardigan Partnership. The Quabbin-to-Cardigan Partnership announced last week that the Connolly Brothers Farm will be among 13 projects approved for a …

Peterborough: Man convicted in child porn case

PETERBOROUGH — A 28-year-old Peterborough man was convicted last week of six counts of possession of child pornography, charges that could lead to a sentence of up to 90 years in state prison. Michael Donnelly was found guilty of having images depicting child sexual abuse on a family …

Sharon: ConVal, state school rates drive up property taxes

SHARON — The town’s 2013 property tax rate has been set at $19.90 per $1,000 assessed value, a 4.6 percent increase over last year’s rate. The owner of a home assessed at $200,000 will pay a total tax of $3,980 this year. The school portions of the tax …

Bennington: Suspect wanted for burglaries

BENNINGTON — Monday, Police Chief Steve Campbell said he questioned a man recently who admitted to committing three burglaries in Bennington and, following the questioning, released the suspect. Police received a call from a resident on Route 202 …

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