The Winchendon Courier
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Week of May 21 to May 28, 2020

Winchendon CAC Offers Lawn Space to Recognize Graduating Seniors

Families of graduating Murdock High School seniors are invited to place a sign or banner on the front lawn of the Winchendon CAC at 273 Central St., Winchendon. Signs can be handmade or professionally printed, and may include a photo, a name, a message, or whatever shows your pride in your graduate. Contact the CAC at 978-297-1667 for more information.

Winchendon Public Schools Delivering Meals to Students During School Closings

The Winchendon food services department and the district administration are collaborating with First Student Transportation to deliver meals to Winchendon Public Schools students at designated pick-up times and places around the town.

Monday through Thursday, students receive a bagged breakfast and lunch. On Fridays, students are given three breakfasts and three lunches to cover meals on Saturday and Sunday. Families are asked to bring a bag or box from home to carry the multiple meal packages.

As of March 25, the updated pick-up times and locations are as follows:

10:00-10:15 Waterville Plaza
10:20-10:30 Toy Town Condos/ 250-260 Spring Circle
10:35-10:50 Rite Aid ( now Walgreens parking lot)
10:55-11:05 Goodrich Drive
11:10-11:20 Reedy Drive
11:25-11:35 Pearl Drive

If you have any questions related to this process, please contact Superintendant Joan Landers at 978-616-1451 or by email at

Schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year by order of Governor Baker.