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Summer LaFortune of Winchendon, a 2016 graduate of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School in Fitchburg, completed a course in phlebotomy through the school's Continuing Education Program. She is working in the lab at Heywood Hospital in Gardner, under the supervision of Julie Holly, left. School photo
FITCHBURG — Summer LaFortune of Winchendon, a 2016 graduate of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School’s Dental Assisting program, didn’t want to be like many of her classmates who were working minimum-wage jobs and borrowing money to get a college degree. She is a bright and ambitious...
ATHOL — The Memorial Building Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m., in Memorial Hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Proposal from David Ames for removing wall in Memorial Hall. Staffing update. Ongoing maintenance projects — Update on ceilings, outdoor stairs, lintel...
BALDWINVILLE — St. Martin’s Church in Otter River will hold its annual holiday fair on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Sunday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the American Legion hall at 3 Central St. Dozens of theme baskets and a wide array of hand-crafted decorations will be...
Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness. It is caused by a virus that infects the lungs, nose and throat. It can cause mild to severe illness, and can lead to death. Symptoms include fever, tiredness, muscle aches, cough, headache and sore throat. Some people, such as the very...
Weekend, Nov. 11-12 Athol - The Athol-Orange Rotary Club will hold its 29th annual gourmet dinner and live auction on Nov. 14 at the Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks in Orange. Members of the Athol-Orange Lions Club recently participated in the 10th annual Boston Vision Walk at Artesani Park. The...
ERVING — The Erving School Committee’s policy committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Oct. 17 minutes. Revisions of old policies — Prohibition of Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Hazing and Bullying (including Massachusetts...
WORCESTER — Donations of used cars, trucks or campers are sought by the non-profit Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Free towing is offered along with quick pick-up. Donations are tax deductible and proceeds benefit blind and vision-impaired persons within the state...
BOSTON — Auditor Suzanne M. Bump is asking Massachusetts city and town clerks to provide a formal accounting of unfunded mandated costs related to early voting in the 2016 election cycle. This request is a result of recently passed legislation requiring that this information be reported to the...
GREENFIELD — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County, now celebrating 50 years of service to the community, announced that Executive Director Danielle Letourneau-Therrien will step down on Dec. 1, to accept a position in the corporate sector. She served in her current post for five years, and...
BOSTON (AP) — MBTA officials have named the winning bid for the lead construction contract on the Green Line extension. The Boston Globe reports that Green Line Constructors was chosen Friday to design and build the nearly 5-mile project that will extend the Green Line through Somerville and...

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