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PETERSHAM — The Petersham Congregational Church, at 21 North Main St., will hold a soup and salad supper on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m.  Vegetable and squash soup, as well as beef stew and New England clam chowder, will be served.  Donations are requested. Call 978-724-3362 for reservations or...
Students from the The Village School in Royalston cozy up to look at books featured at the Central Mass. Children's Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Mount Wachusett Community College.
GARDNER — The Central Massachusetts Children’s Book Festival, a daylong celebration of books and reading, will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the café area of Mount Wachusett Community College, 444 Green St. Meet local authors and illustrators who are signing books, giving...
AREA — Following are upcoming opportunities in the area to donate blood, thus helping to ensure a sufficient supply throughout the holiday season: Athol Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 102, 325 Pequoig Ave. East Templeton Monday, Nov. 16., 2 to 7 p.m., Kamaloht, 1...
Athol Fire Chief John Duguay, standing left, introduced paramedic Travis Parisi, right, to the selectboard recently as the newest member of the Athol Fire Department staff. Parisi is a native of upstate New York and was living in Maine at the time he applied for the position, said Duguay. Seated in the foreground is Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Three new town employees were recently introduced to the selecboard in Athol. Fire chief John Duguay introduced paramedic Travis Parisi as the newest member of the Athol Fire Department Staff. Police chief Tomothy Anderson introduced Laurinda R. Dion and Erick J. Fredette as new reserve...
NEW SALEM — The following events are scheduled for the months of November and December at the New Salem Public Library, 23 South Main St.: • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Lego Club, 3:30 to 5 p.m. • Wednesday, Nov. 4 — Teen Club, Creepy Stories, 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. • Wednesday, Nov. 11 — Pizza and Pages, “...
Orange resident Maryellen Burns is the November featured artist at Athol Public Library.
ATHOL — Artist Maryellen Burns will be the featured artist for the month of November at the Athol Public Library. Her studio, The Wild Mushroom, is located at her home in Orange. She will display her “Mushroom Prints” or “Spore Art,” as it is sometimes called. She originally worked in oils and...
PETERSHAM — Franklin-Worcester Pomona is hosting a program on dairy farming with Charles Tully, of Tully Farm in Dunstable, on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m., at the Congregational Church, at 21 North Main St. All are welcome. For more information, contact Rebecca Ingram at 781-760-2789 or via...
ATHOL — The Council On Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Pequoig Apartments. Screenings are free and open to the public. 
ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 10:13 a.m., Saturday, vehicles operated by Frank Lallos, of Chelmsford; and Kirstin Hanson, of Boston, were in an accident on Templeton Road. No further information was available prior to press time today. On...
WENDELL — On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the new Wendell Climate Action effort in Wendell will sponsor “Renewables Are Ready,” a slide presentation with Traprock Center for Peace and Justice director Pat Hynes. Discussion will follow. The free program will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Herrick Room...

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