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ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the senior center, 82 Freedom St. Screenings are free and open to the public.
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident at Main and School streets at 5:38 p.m., Friday. Vehicles operated by Elizabeth A. O’Brien, of 68 Bryant St.; and Lianne M. O’Brien, of 186 Spring St., were involved. No injuries resulted. No citations were issued.
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident at Main and School streets at 5:38 p.m., Friday. Vehicles operated by Elizabeth A. O’Brien, of 68 Bryant St.; and Lianne M. O’Brien, of 186 Spring St., were involved. No injuries resulted. No citations were issued.
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,...
PETERSHAM — The Petersham Memorial Library’s annual library book sale will take place on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 23 Common St. There will be something for everyone, including hundreds of books, DVDs, children’s items and more. Donations are welcome until Wednesday, Oct. 4,...
Scott Howard, executive vice president of Bemis Associates Inc., and Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven cut the ribbon to the new Bemis Student Center at MWCC on Wednesday. Also pictured in the photo are, from left to right -- MWCC Student Ambassador Nashia Almestica, Fitchburg City Councilor and MWCC Trustee Dean Tran, Leominster City Councilor and MWCC Trustee Claire Freda, Fitchburg Mayor Stephen DiNatale, Interim Vice President of Student Affairs Jason Zelesky, MWCC Presiden
GARDNER — The Bemis Student Center was unveiled at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus Wednesday, with students, faculty, staff, area guests and officials celebrating the new student space. “I am very excited that we now have this new space that provides a place to be separate...
GREENFIELD — A recent assessment of elder needs identified the main areas of concern for elders in Franklin County and the North Quabbin. They are: • Transportation; • Economic security; • Housing, especially home upkeep; • Accessing health care; • Safety and security; • Legal concerns...
LINCOLN, N.H. —The 42nd New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival will be held Friday, Sept. 15, to Sunday, Sept. 17, at Loon Mountain Resort. Children age 14 and under accompanying a paying adult are admitted free.  Visit nhscot.org/tix or call 800-358-7268 for more information.
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University kicks off its year-long Community Read of “The Girls of Atomic City” by Denise Kiernan with a panel talk on the development, consequences and legacy of the atomic bomb at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library in Hammond Hall,...
Weekend, Sept. 9-10 Athol - Unregistered motor vehicle complaints and dangerous dog complaints were aired at the selectboard meeting on Sept. 5. The Athol High School football team fell 34-0 in its season opener against Narragansett on Friday night. Orange - John Wilson and Rose Castro, co-...

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