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The newest members of the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees were sworn in recently. Left to right -- Board Chairman Robert Antonioni, Student Trustee Gina Vilayphone, Trustee Denise Kindschi Gosselin, Trustee Claire Freda, Trustee Dean Tran and MWCC President James Vander Hooven. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Three community leaders joined the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees last week after being appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker. “I am pleased to welcome these community leaders to the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees. I know that they will not only work...
AREA — The presidents of all 15 Massachusetts community colleges this week released a joint statement in opposition “to the violence, bigotry, racism and hate” in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend. Signed by the presidents of two local institutions, James Vander Hooven of Mount Wachusett...
ATHOL — Police made two arrests over the weekend. At 10:05 p.m., Saturday, Kayleigh Chase, 24, of 446 Pequoig Ave., was arrested on South Athol Road on a charge of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. The arrest occurred after an officer checked on a suspicious vehicle. On Sunday...
ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 3:18 p.m., Friday, vehicles operated by Michell J. Spraske, of 14 Flat Rock Rd., Petersham; and Even T. Mirbel, of 28 Metropolitan Ct., were in an accident on Exchange Street. No injuries resulted. No citations...
\ Mahar Regional Students can build their own meal selecting from all stations. Lunch Thursday, menu unavailable prior to press time Friday, menu unavailable prior to press time Orange Elementary Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. Milk served with each meal. Cereal, juice...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall lower level with the following agenda: Minutes. Meetings — 6:35, Handicap Access Committee for Town Hall re: project updates and next steps; committee member appointment; 7:15, Broadband Municipal Light...
Weekend, Aug. 12-13 Athol - The selectboard recently received an update on the status of the effort to centralize local police and fire dispatch services at the police station. D’Ambrosio Eye Care recently donated school supplies and funds to Valuing Our Children’s PATCH Parents’ Council for...
ATHOL — The children’s Summer Reading program at Athol Public Library ended on July 31 but there are still some prizes that haven’t been picked up. The following children have unclaimed prizes in the Children’s Library: Jayla Williams, Kaylee Nolette, Bella Burnette, Lucas L’Ecuyer, Emma...
NEW SALEM — The New Salem Public Library, at 23 South Main St., will host two movie nights to close out the month of August. They are: Children’s Night • Friday, Aug. 25 — “Moana.” Adult Night • Wednesday, Aug. 30 — “The Hours.” A discussion will follow this movie.
ATHOL — The North Quabbin Family Resource Center is looking for teens who would like to participate in a peer support group.  The group’s purpose will be to talk about issues important to teens, provide support to each other, and have a safe space to share ideas. For more information, call...

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