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GARDNER — The AARP Smart Driver™ Course for motorists 50 and older will be offered Monday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Gardner Senior Center, 294 Pleasant St. Courses are designed to help drivers familiarize themselves with the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques,...
ORANGE — Police made four arrests over the weekend.  On Saturday, at 6:45 a.m., Sarah R. Kennedy, 35, of West River Street, was arrested on three warrants out of Clinton District Court. No bail was set for Kennedy, who was transported to the Franklin County House of Corrections.  At 1:40 p.m...
ORANGE — Police responded to two accidents on Friday. At 10:46 a.m., a party reported her car was hit on Thursday afternoon while she was at Walmart on East Main Street. The incident remains under investigation.  At 7:25 p.m., a truck collided with a wall on Ball Street. The vehicle was found...
ERVING — The selectboard will meet today, Monday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall, with the following agenda: Review of minutes from March 13 and 15. Old business — Snow and ice removal bylaw; review of fiscal year 2018 draft budget — version for Around Town; annual town meeting draft...
PHILLIPSTON — Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and agricultural and conservation commissions from the towns of Royalston, Phillipston, Templeton and Winchendon are sponsoring a workshop and dinner for farmland and forestland...
TURNERS FALLS — The Great Falls Discovery Center, at 2 Avenue A, has announced its programming schedule during the month of April, when hours are Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the exception of Sunday, April 2. The center is open every day during school vacation week,...
FITCHBURG — “Insects in the Garden: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” featuring Bruce Wenning of the Ecological Landscape Alliance, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, in Fitchburg State University’s Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St. The program, free and open to the public, will explain...
ATHOL — On Saturday, at 10:56 a.m., Jon Weisblatt, 28, of Barre, was arrested following a traffic stop on Main Street and charged with possession of a Class B drug (Suboxone) and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 3:58 p.m., Friday, a vehicle owned by Miralben R. Patel, of 180 Daniel Shays Hwy.; and a vehicle operated by Rachel M. Latwis, of 32 Orange Rd., New Salem, were in an accident on Daniel Shays Highway. No injuries...
Athol-Royalston Schools Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. Assorted cereals, 2% milk, and fruit juice offered for breakfast daily. Assorted fresh fruits, canned fruits and fat free or low fat milk offered for lunch daily. Senior and middle school offer alternate assorted sandwiches,...

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