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ATHOL — The clock in the town hall clock tower has been repaired. Town Manager Shaun Suhoski advised the selectboard Tuesday he arranged for an assessment and repair of the “jammed” clock which was undertaken by Gardner jeweler Brian Tanguay, with assistance from Building Superintendent Dennis...
ORANGE — With community development director Kevin Kennedy leaving the office at the end of the month the selectboard agreed Wednesday night to allow Kennedy to move forward with shutting down the Orange Community Development Facebook page. Town financial director and acting interim town...
ATHOL — Haley’s has announced publication of “Secret Lives of the Quabbin Watershed,” a 132-page, wide-format collection of original photographs by Dale Monette. “I did this book,” Monette said, “because a lot of books are written about Quabbin history, but there’s no full-out book about...
ORANGE — Among the activities at the annual North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival in Orange are eight presentations on “Renewable Energy and Local Living” topics ranging from backyard gardening and solar-powered transportation to the latest ideas in recycling. Organized by North Quabbin Energy, a...
RUTLAND — On Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m., the Ware River Nature Club will present a program titled “Black Bears in Massachusetts: Ecology, Management and Human Interactions.” The program at the Rutland Public Library, 280 Main St., will be led by Dave Wattles, black bear and furbearer biologist...
Wednesday, Sept. 20 10:58 a.m. - Traffic stop, River Road. Verbal warning. 11:21 a.m. - Extra patrols, Birch Hill Dam. 11:44 a.m. - Information taken from caller at Athol Road location. 12:12 p.m. - Extra patrols, Tully Dam.
Workshop leader and Petersham Tree Warden Melissa LeVangie explains pruning techniques to local residents in a spring 2017 workshop. A public workshop in Petersham on Saturday, Oct. 15, will help local community members build their skills in pruning trees and shrubs for long-term health and vitality. Photo by Clarisse Hart
PETERSHAM — On Sunday, Oct. 15, a public workshop in Petersham will help local community members build their skills in pruning trees and shrubs for long-term health and vitality. The workshop, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a short break for lunch, is free and open to the public. Pre-...
Wednesday, Sept. 20 7:23 a.m. - Caller seeks assistance getting into bedroom; door handle broken and daughter is inside, East Main Street. On arrival entry was made.  7:53 a.m. - Walk-in states he lost a cell phone on Daniel Shays Highway in New Salem; he had left it on vehicle roof as he...
BOSTON — The Mass Senior Care Association’s (MSCA) Foundation has announced that Lisa Cameron of Orange, the director of admissions/registered nurse clinical liaison at the Baldwinville Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, has been awarded a scholarship as part of MSCA’s program to support...
ORANGE — The Orange Public Libraries have announced their October schedule of events. For information on programs or to register, call 978-544-2495. All programs are free, and unless otherwise noted, are held at the Wheeler Memorial Library, 49 East Main St. Monday, Oct. 2 • 10:30 to 11:30...

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