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ATHOL — The Board of Health will meet Tuesday, June 27, at 3:30 p.m., in Room 1 of the town hall, with the following agenda: May 30 minutes. May reports. New business — Medical Reserve Corps., educational outreach; pre-rental inspection flyer. Old business — Job description, date change...
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Wednesday. At 12:45 p.m., vehicles operated by Elaine M. Gois-Bernard, of 864 South Athol Rd.; and James A. Concannon, of Ashburnham, were in an accident in a parking lot on Main Street. According to police, Concannon backed out of...
ATHOL — The Athol Public Library has a variety of activities for students in grades 5 through 12 this summer. For every book a student reads this summer, they can fill out a raffle ticket to be entered into a weekly contest to win a prize. Books for school summer reading assignments are...
 The Fraternal Order of Eagles, Athol-Orange Auxiliary #4545, is entering a new year, starting with the recognition of new officers. Pictured are Auxiliary President Vera Coupal and Aerie President Thomas Pace. Submitted photo
AREA — The Fraternal Order of Eagles, Athol-Orange Auxiliary #4545, is entering a new year, starting with the recognition of the following new officers:  Junior Past Madam President Jennifer Kittredge, Madam President Vera Coupal, Madam Vice President Sandi Cowburn, Madam Chaplain MaryBeth...
HUBBARDSTON —The Ware River Nature Club will host its final monthly educational program of the season — an outdoor botany exploration and “lesson” with naturalist Joe Choiniere — at Barre Falls Dam Recreation Area on Tuesday, June 27, from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Choiniere has been studying the plants of...
BELCHERTOWN — Abdul Ismail, 27, of Hadley, pleaded guilty Monday in Eastern Hampshire District Court to one count of threatening to commit a crime in connection with an April incident at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. After accepting Ismail’s guilty plea, Judge Thomas Estes placed the...
BARRE — The Quabbin Community Band will present “A Children’s Concert” on Sunday, June 25, at 6 p.m., at the Harding Allen Bandstand, on the town common. Bring all the kids as the QCB plays numerous recognizable tunes including pieces from Walt Disney and Sesame Street. Concert admission is free...
 Pictured is the 1846 Ledgeville Schoolhouse in Petersham. The historic one-room schoolhouse will be open on the following Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. to coincide with the Petersham Historical Society museum hours: June 24, July 22, Aug. 19, and Sept. 30. Visitors are encouraged to visit both locations at 191 East St. and 10 North Main St. Submitted photo ===================
PETERSHAM — The Petersham Historical Society is now open to the public for the 2017 season on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m through the end of October. All are welcome to stop by the little brick building at 10 North Main St. on Petersham Common. New exhibits this year include “Farming in...
TEMPLETON — This Saturday, June 24, the Narragansett Historical Society will host a Temperance Tea and Speakeasy event at the building and grounds on the Templeton Common. NHS member Kerry Bettez said, “We will be going into the 1920s (again)! We will be studying (and partying to) the days of...
WINCHESTER, N.H. — The Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club has announced its upcoming Saturday dance schedule, with live music from the following bands: July 8 — Playin’ Possum. July 22 — The Visitors. Aug. 5 — Borrowed Time. Aug. 19 — Champagne Jam. Sept. 2 — Rachel & Western Partners (...

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