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BOSTON — The Massachusetts State Senate on Saturday took action to prevent sexual violence on college campuses by passing comprehensive legislation to codify and complement federal requirements, and to establish new state-level policies for all higher education institutions in the Commonwealth....
AMHERST — A helicopter will soon be flying over local cropland, dropping winter rye grass seed in an effort to improve soil health by establishing a “cover crop” that will protect the soil after the main crop is harvested. The aerial seeding is scheduled to take place between Aug. 10 and mid-...
KEENE, N.H. — In an effort to inform the public, the Keene Fire Department posts the number of suspected opiate overdose responses and the number of times they have administered Narcan on a monthly basis. In July, the department responded to seven incidents involving seven patients, and...
AREA — Host families are needed for international foreign exchange students ages 15 to 18 from a wide variety of countries. All students speak English, are fully insured medically, bring their own spending money and would attend their host family’s local high school.  Host families are asked to...
CLINTON — The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and Clinton Savings Bank are holding two business workshops aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs. The free workshops are being held in partnership with the...
The Athol Golden Agers held the club's annual barbecue at the Tully Lake Pavilion in Royalston on July 18. The meal was catered by Dan Carr of Affordable Catering. Above, clockwise from left, Golden Agers Irene Roussel, Ina Maga, Mary LeBlanc, Liesel Hart, Terri Barilone and Marion Sawin, along with 25 other attendees wait for the barbecue lunch to be served. (See more senior news on Page 5) Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Athol Golden Age Club is sponsoring a bus trip for area seniors to the Reagle Music Theater’s annual “Christmas Time Holiday Show” on Saturday, Dec. 3, at noon. This is Boston’s version of Radio City Music Hall’s annual production featuring dancing like the Rockettes, Parade of the...
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident on Main Street at 5:14 p.m., Monday. Vehicles operated by Elizabeth E. Denis, of School Street; and David R. Woodard of Gardner, were involved. The Denis vehicle was towed. No injuries were reported. No citations were issued.
ATHOL — A tour of the new Athol Community Elementary School will be available to seniors and will take place on Thursday, Aug. 11. The field trip will depart the Senior Center parking lot at 10:30 a.m. and return at approximately noon. Merrifield Bus Company will provide transportation at no...
ATHOL — Following are the Week 6 Summer Reading raffle winners at the Children’s Library at Athol Public Library: • Jump ropes — Jayden Bleakney, Robert Dumas, Brandon Chapman, Ella Reeves, Alisha Cumberbatch. • T-shirt — Connor Roohan. • Movie — Grady Bushay. • YMCA passes — Jayden...
WEST BOYLSTON — Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis is warning residents about a recent phone scam in which the caller tells victims that they have an arrest warrant in their names. In order to avoid going to jail, the caller tells the individual that they need to pay a fine. Unlike...

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