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ATHOL — As of Monday, May 23, coloring printing will be available on the public printers at the Athol Public Library for a nominal fee.
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Thursday. At 3:39 p.m., vehicles operated by Laurie J. Raymond, of Lincoln Avenue; and Leilan J. Quidoz, of Highland Avenue, were in an accident on Main Street. Damage was over $1,000. No injuries were reported. A citation was issued...
ATHOL — At 12:39 p.m., Michael E. Gelinas, 46, of 2 Deland Wy., Royalston, was arrested at a Main Street location on a charge of larceny over $250 by false pretenses. The arrest occurred after a subject went to the station to speak to an officer with regard to an identity theft incident. The...
ATHOL — The council on aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, May 25, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Lakeside Apartments. Screenings are free and open to the public.
ATHOL — The North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau’s annual dinner meeting and auction will be held Tuesday, May 24, at the Boiler Room Restaurant, at 245 Tully Mill Rd., in Orange. The evening will begin with cocktails at 5 p.m. A silent auction viewing will take place from 5 to...
AREA — More than 1,700 students heard Chris Herren, of THP Project Purple, share his story of addiction and recovery on Monday. At events at Mahar Regional High School and Quabbin Regional High School, sponsored by the Athol Area YMCA, Herren addressed both middle school and high school students...
BOSTON — As part of the national Click It or Ticket mobilization, Massachusetts law enforcement personnel will be participating in a special event called Border to Border (B2B).  The B2B campaign is a focused, one-day effort with neighboring states to send a unified message about the importance...
ORANGE — Dare to Dream Educational Farm Program Inc. will once again be offering Crimson Acres Horsemanship Camp scholarships this year. Applications are available for all sessions, and can be found at www.crimsonacres.org.  Applications are due by May 31. For more information, call 978-575-0341...
Tony Buettner of Blue Zones® addresses the audience at Quabbin Retreat in Petersham, where he presented global research on the secrets to longer, healthier lives. Submitted photo 
PETERSHAM — On Thursday, May 12, Heywood Healthcare’s Quabbin Retreat hosted Tony Buettner of Blue Zones®, who shared global research focusing on the nine essential lifestyle elements of people in areas with high rates of longevity. His presentation was followed by a Q&A session on the...
BOSTON — Officials from the Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) are advising horse owners to plan “spring shots” with their veterinarians to ensure proper protection from mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEE). “It is important to...

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