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ORANGE — The Central Congregational Church, at 93 South Main St., will host a spring fling mini-fair on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coffee and doughnuts will be available, and a luncheon will be served. The menu will include chop suey, finger rolls, dessert, coffee and drinks. A...
PHILLIPSTON — Standing on Craig and Jean Twohey’s land on Phillipston’s Ward Hill on a clear day you can see the steeples of two congregational churches, one in nearby Phillipston center and one in Templeton. That’s eloquent testimony to the return of mature local forests. The diary of a past...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall lower level, with the following agenda:  Minutes. Meetings — 6:45 with Advisory Finance Committee. Review of June 2017 town meeting budget and special and annual town meeting warrants. Correspondence...
ORANGE — Two subjects were arrested over the weekend by police.  On Saturday, at 3:40 p.m., Natasha L. Hayes, 21, of Orange, was arrested following a traffic stop on West River Street. Hayes initially failed to pull over when signaled to do so by police. She is charged with failure to signal,...
NEW SALEM — Explore techniques and approaches to landscape and architectural photography within the town of New Salem, which is set in the rural landscape of the Quabbin Reservoir watershed.  This workshop, taking place on five half-days from July 18 through 22, is open to a maximum of five...
ORANGE — The public is invited to the first meeting of the Orange Historical Society for the 2017 season, which will be held today, Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m., at the historical society building, the French Weymouth House, 41 North Main St. After the business meeting and installation of...
TURNERS FALLS — “Catch and Release,” a community art show with themes of rivers, water and fish, will open with a performance by the Exploded View group on Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m., at the Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A. “Catch and Release” runs from May 5 to 30 at the center,...
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, April 26, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Lakeside Apartments. Screenings are free and open to the public
BARRE — During the month of May, the Barre Players Theater will present six performances of “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel, a show set in rural Ireland in the year 1936.  Directed by Diana Canterbury, the show will run Fridays and Saturdays, May 19, 20, 26 and 27, at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays...
ATHOL — At approximately 4:36 p.m., Friday, Eric M. Flanders, 36, reported as being homeless in Athol, was arrested at an Orange Street location and charged with breaking and entering during the daytime to commit a felony, two counts of vandalizing property (defacement of real or personal property...

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