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SHUTESBURY — The Erving School Union 28 Budget and Personnel Committee will meet Monday, March 20, at 6 p.m., at the Shutesbury Elementary School, with the following agenda: Committee reorganization. Public hearings. Jan. 18 minutes. Director of Finance and Operations position. Next...
AREA — The Athol Public Library and the Wheeler Memorial Library in Orange are hosting Sheryl White of Boston-based Baby Kneads to teach a four-week sign language workshop for the caregivers of babies and preverbal toddlers.  Classes will meet on four Thursdays in March and April at 10:30 a.m....
ATHOL — The following new items are available for check out from the Children’s Room at the Athol Public Library: Picture Books: Life On Mars by Jon Agee; Noisy Night by Mac Barnett; Blue And Other Colors by Henri Matisse; Count Your Chickens by Jo Ellen Bogart; Galatic Hot Dogs 1: Cosmoe’s...
ERVING — Selectmen began their meeting Monday night by first reviewing the third reading of the Capital Planning Policy and making minor adjustments before a motion to approve the policy as amended passed. Wastewater and Water Department Job Descriptions Water Operator and Supervisor Pete...
ATHOL — Recently, the L.S. Starrett Tool Company expanded into the auto racing industry working with NASCAR on multiple levels.  B.J. Guerin, Starrett Product Specialist for Motorsports and Education, explained how it happened. “We got involved in auto racing because we found out in research...
WARWICK — Athol resident and regional dance instructor Christine Rouleau will host a “Zumbathon” at the Warwick Community School on Sunday, March 19, from noon to 2:30 p.m. for the purpose of raising money for the surviving members of the Seago family.  A three-alarm fire in the early hours of...
Thursday, March 16 10:47 p.m. - Edward Kennedy, 33, of Ayer, was arrested on a warrant in Fitchburg.
LEOMINSTER — On Wednesday, at approximately 6:35 p.m., Trooper Michael Coflesky of the State Police C Troop CAT team, stopped a subject driving a gray Lincoln MKZ on Pine Street in Leominster for operating an unregistered motor vehicle. As a result of an investigation, and with the assistance of...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in the town hall, with the following agenda: Minutes; acknowledgments, announcements, correspondence. Department head reports — Interim town accountant status report. Old business — Discussion on new revolving fund...
ROYALSTON — Few people know that the manufacture of palm leaf and straw hats employed more people, primarily women and girls, than the better-known textile industry in Massachusetts and provided women with a means of earning income. Hear about the importance of palm leaf and straw hat...

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