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NEW SALEM — The following March programs are scheduled at the New Salem Public Library, 23 South Main St.: Thursday, March 3: Toddler and preschooler story time from 10:30-11:30 a.m, and on every subsequent Thursday at the same time. Monica Winters will be reading on March 3. Snacks will be...
MALDEN – In a meeting on Feb. 23, the Massachusetts Board of Education voted unanimously to renew the Massachusetts Virtual Academy’s certification for three years. Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester had recommended the renewal in a memorandum to the Board of Education on Feb. 12. MAVA is...
WINCHENDON —House of Peace & Education’s HOPE for Women program, of Gardner, is accepting applications for the upcoming computer and job readiness classes starting April 18. This class will take place at the United Parish of Winchendon, 39 Front St. For more information, contact the HOPE for...
FITCHBURG — Montachusett Home Care Corporation is planning for its 17th Annual Golf Classic. The event is scheduled for June 13, at the Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg with tee off at 1 p.m. Montachusett Home Care Corporation (MHCC) is a non-profit agency whose mission is to help elders and...
ERVING — The School Union 28 Budget and Personnel Committee will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 29, at the Erving Elementary School, and the School Union 28 Joint Supervisory Committee will meet the same day and place at 7 p.m. The agenda for the Budget and Personnel committee includes:...
ORANGE — The Wheelerville Community Club, at 698 East Main St., will host a double-elimination to semi-finals partners cribbage tournament on Saturday, March 5. Sign-ups are 11 a.m. to noon; play starts at 12:15 p.m. Munchies will be available and the public is invited. The cost is $5 per...
ATHOL — The following new fiction is now available at the Athol Public Library: Piece of Mind by Michelle Adelman; All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Anders; Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders by Julianna Baggott; Jane and the Waterloo Map by Stephanie Barron; Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton...
ORANGE — The Pioneer Junior Women’s Club will host a “Meet the Candidates” night at the Orange Armory on Thursday, March 3, beginning at 7 p.m., with Christopher Woodcock moderating. There are two candidates running for the open Orange selectman seat, Richard Sheridan and Richard Kwiatkowski. Both...
Thursday 8:21 a.m. - 911 caller reports family member having complications due to surgery and transfer to UMass Memorial Medical Center by ambulance was requested, Bearsden Road. Call transferred to Athol Fire Department. 8:30 a.m. - Animal control officer checking for loose dog, Laurel Street...
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - Call from resident disconnected before they could say why they had called, East River Street. Found to be smoke detector had sounded due to power outage.  10:15 a.m. - Medical emergency, Terrace Street.  11:01 a.m. - Wire down, Wheeler Avenue.  11:15 a.m. - Medical...

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