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  • Mosquitos

    Mosquito Control Team Back Again to Greater Gardner MA

    The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project is sending its team to the area on August 4, 11, 18, 25, and September 1.  Dates are tentative and weather permitting.   Requests for service may be recorded by calling  the CMMCP office at (508) 393-3055 between 7am and 3:30pm weekdays.   For more info visit the website.  CLICK  HERE.

  • 988 Lifeline

    Nation including Greater Gardner MA has new number for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    The new number, 988, is easy to remember and is designed to save lives. The number is accessible across the United States and will connect callers with a trained counselor at any time. You can even text the number and get a response.

    Gardner Magazine found it difficult to find a high quality image, so we’re making it available here in a pdf you can print for the office or workplace. CLICK HERE. Note: even if you have only a B/W laser printer, print and display this and you may just save a life.

    Note: To avoid confusion, we are not publishing the old longer number which is still working for now.


  • Rutland 4th

    The Town of Rutland has a number of 4th of July events planned from Friday July 1, 2022 through Monday July 4, 2022. View pdf for all events.


  • Rutland 300th

    Rutland MA celebrates 300th Anniversary on Saturday June 18, 2022

    It’s Rutland’s Tricentennial Day, Saturday, June 18th. Events start as early as 8am and go until 4pm. There will be Cannon and musket salutes from behind the Fire Station – Upper Town Common on the new bandstand. Other events include Pancake Breakfast, Fire Truck Parade & Wachusett Firefighter’s Muster, Food & Beer tents on the Lower Common.

  • Fashions Through Centuries

    Fashions Through Centuries Exhibit at Rutland Historical Society Saturday May 21, 2022 from 1-4pm

    The Rutland Historical Society 300th committee cordially invites you to “Fashions Through the Centuries”, an amazing exhibit of RHS’ many collections of clothing dating back from the 1700’s – 1900’s. RHS is eager to share and present their fashion collections which have been donated over many years. The exhibit will include displays and volunteers modeling the various clothing selections. This is the concluding event of the “Rutland’s History Through the Centuries” series.  The town of Rutland celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2013. The Rutland Historical Society is located in the Wood House at 232 Main Street, Rutland, MA. RHS on Facebook RHS website.

  • Rutland 5-6-22
    Rutland MA

    Rutland MA Annual Town Meeting Saturday May 7, 2022 4pm at Glenwood School

    Town Meeting Warrant: CLICK HERE

    Map for town warrant article number 27: CLICK HERE

    The Annual Town Election is Monday May 9, 2022 with polls open from 7am to 8pm

  • Covid 4-1-22
    Massachusetts Covid Positivity 4-1-22

    Massachusetts Covid Positivity under 2% as of 4-1-22

    Trends bode well for the Greater Gardner area as shown by the map at left. The City of Gardner is identified by the red G.

    CLICK MAP for larger view.

  • Time for Golf
    Greater Gardner MA Golf Courses

    Enjoy a round of Golf in the Greater Gardner Area!

    Golf swing

    Spring Brings Greater Gardner MA Golfers to the Greens

    There are more than 8 golf courses in the immediate area: Gardner Municipal Golf Course, 152 Eaton Street, Gardner    Website: Rates: FacebookTemplewood Golf Course, 160 Brooks Rd., Templeton, MA Website: Rates: Facebook:Westminster Golf & Country Club, 51 Ellis Rd., Westminster MA Website: Rates: Facebook:The Woods of Westminster, Woods of Westminster Course, 23 Rock Maple Lane., Westminster MA Website: Rates: Facebook: – Ellinwood Country Club, 1928 Pleasant St., Athol MA Website: Rates: Facebook: Camp Coldbrook RV Resort, Camp Coldbrook Course, 864 Old Coldbrook Rd., Barre MA Website: Facebook: – Quail Hollow Golf & Country Club, Quail Hollow Course, 1822 Old Turnpike Rd., Oakham MA Website: Rates: Facebook:Bedrock Golf Club, Bed Rock Course, 87 Barre Paxton Rd., Rutland MA Website: Rates: Facebook:

  • White Cloud
    White Cloud menu board
    White Cloud Diner Menu Board 2-11-22

    More of the Diner Experience

    Other diners in the area with decent Google reviews include Blue Moon Diner, Gardner MA Facebook Directions – Kellies, Athol MA Website Directions – Ruschioni’s Cruisin 12 Diner, Winchendon MA Website Directions – Hometown Cafe, Winchendon MA Directions – Hubb Town Diner, Hubbardston MA Website Directions – Heavy Evies Diner Rutland MA Website Directions – The Hen House East Templeton MA Directions -Westminster Cafe Westminster MA Facebook Directions

    White Cloud Diner in Orange MA Knows How to Communicate

    Occasionally we come across a business which can serve as a positive lesson to others. In this case, the White Cloud Diner located at 627 E. River Street Orange, MA 01364 Directions.

    The diner posted its menu board on Facebook with the most graceful and clear penmanship we’ve seen in a long time. And that’s not the only communication art at which the diner excels. With a 4.6 Google Rating consisting of 315 Reviews, these courteous business owners recently responded to a 4 star rating with “Thank you, we hope you come back and we can earn that last star.” And here’s what one reviewer said, “Do not sleep on this little gem. This cozy spot will leave you floating on a little bliss cloud.” Check the reviews out yourself. CLICK HERE.

    From White Cloud: ” Our family owned and run diner has been in operation since 1958, although the newest family has only started in December 2018. We are across from the Orange Airport, and offer a delicious selection of breakfasts and lunches. Come check us out!”

    White Cloud Diner has a Facebook page: CLICK HERE

  • School Closings

    Greater Gardner MA School Closings

    The three network TV affiliates in Boston each publish updated school closing information for our area: Here are the links: ABCNBCCBS

Around the Rutland MA Community

Community Facts

Rutland is a town in Worcester County Massachusetts with a population of around 9 thousand people. Rutland was incorporated in 1722. Rutland is 1200 feet above sea level, the highest elevation of any community between the Berkshires and the Atlantic Ocean.


Wachusett Regional Schools:
 (508) 829-1670

Naquag Elementary School: (508) 886-2901


Town Administrator:
 (508) 886-4100

Town Clerk: (508) 886-4100 ext 3010

Fire Department: (508) 886-4107

Police Department: (508) 886-4033


Rutland Historical Society:
 (508) 886-4893

Council on Aging: (508) 886-4100 Option 6

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