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Students from Mount Wachusett Community College's Upward Bound Math and Science program stand atop Mount Watatic following a climb during the summer portion of the program. The climb to the top of the mountain mirrors the climb that takes place during the program to academic success, which prepares the students for the mental and physical efforts it takes to be successful in college. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College has received a $1,385,670 Upward Bound Math and Science Program grant from the U.S. Department of Education.  “Upward Bound Math Science has touched the lives of many families in North Central Massachusetts as they search for ways to provide college...
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College will host a public financial literacy fair on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the college’s Gardner campus from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Although it is hosted by the college’s Financial Aid Office, the goal is to provide a greater understanding of personal...
ORANGE — The Mahar Regional School Committee’s finance and facilities subcommittee will meet Monday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m., in the superintendent’s office, with the following agenda: Policies — Student accounts; employee travel. Mid-year budget reductions — Transportation. Review of revolving...
ORANGE — The Mahar Regional School Committee’s educational programs subcommittee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., in the school library, with the following agenda: New course proposals. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.
KEENE, N.H. — Police in Keene, N.H., made six arrests Thursday as part of an enhanced criminal patrol specifically targeting those involved in the sale of controlled drugs. Edward J. Lower, 56, of Keene, who had been under investigation for allegedly selling heroin and opiates, including during...
FITCHBURG — On Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 2:30 p.m., Fitchburg State University will host author Marianne O’Connor for a presentation based on her book, “Haunted Hikes of New Hampshire.” O’Connor will highlight unusual ghost tales covering geological and historical events. Haunted locations are...
Weekend, Oct. 14-15 Athol - L.S. Starrett Co. celebrated National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 6. Orange - The Mahar girls volleyball team downed Athol 3-1 on Friday afternoon. Wendell - Moe’s Mitten project is seeking volunteers to help sew mittens for the homeless on Oct. 21. Worcester -...
BOSTON — Every high school senior, college student, and adult student who will be attending college during the 2018-2019 academic year needs to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to apply for federal, state, and institutional financial aid. FAFSA Day...
ATHOL — The next Council on Aging luncheon and movie is Thursday, Oct. 26, at the senior center. Lunch will be served at noon and will include macaroni and cheese, salad, a beverage and dessert. Quabbin Valley Healthcare will prepare lunch and COA staff and volunteers will serve it. Reservations...
BOSTON — State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump on Wednesday released a study, “Supporting Student and Community Success: Updating the Structure and Finance of Massachusetts Regional School Districts,” which provides recommendations to modernize laws and regulations within the regional school district (RSD...

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