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ATHOL — A minor motor vehicle accident was reported to police on Tuesday. According to police, at 3:40 p.m., Paul A. Lavoie, of Sanders Street, was waiting to exit a parking lot on Main Street but had to reverse and backed into a vehicle operated by Cathleen E. Dodge, of Ellis Drive, New Salem...
ATHOL — Athol High School’s School Improvement Council will meet Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m., in the library media center, with the following tentative agenda: School goals. Teaching and learning. MCAS. Student Handbook. Faculty Handbook. School Improvement Plan (SIP). Other....
CONCORD — A “Party like a Rockstar” fundraiser event will be held at the Nashawtuc Country Club, at 1861 Sudbury Rd., on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit The Tyler Foundation, based in Groton. The foundation was established by former Athol residents Erik and Heather Plotkin. It...
Jeannette Martin, pictured working in her studio, will be teaching Oil Painting 101 for beginners and intermediates at the Petersham Art Center in October. Two other October classes will be offered, Traditional Rug Hooking and Quilt a Runner.   Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — Petersham Art Center has announced that Traditional Rug Hooking, Quilt a Runner, and Oil Painting 101 will be presented for their October schedule of classes. Participants will be able to create gifts in time for the holidays or to keep as heirlooms for themselves and their families...
ATHOL — At the Athol Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m., author Stephen R. Katz will talk about the seven major league baseball players from the small town of Ware and their contributions to baseball since the mid-1800s. Katz was born in Ware and raised in Winthrop. He was an...
AREA — The State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on a public way in Worcester County beginning on Friday, Sept. 22, and going into Saturday, Sept. 23. The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing from...
ORANGE — Police have responded to two accidents since yesterday.  At 4:11 p.m., Monday, on New Athol Road, a hit-and-run accident occurred. Further details were not available prior to press time today.  At 5:50 a.m., today, a truck hit a tractor trailer unit that was parked in a lot on...
ORANGE — Time is getting short for cupcake bakers to register for the 2nd Annual Cupcake Wars to benefit the Mahar After Prom Party. There are only 30 slots available for entries. Bakers bring at least three dozen cupcakes to the Athol-Orange Elks Lodge, Route 2A, Orange, on Sunday, Oct. 1, from...
ATHOL — Today, Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the Athol Public Library will host Drew Heilpern from the Summit Educational Group who will present a program on college admissions testing. He will discuss the SAT and the ACT, focusing on which test to take, when to take it, and how and when...
WESTMINSTER — A discussion about Islam with Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, an attorney and a commissioner on the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, will take place Thursday, Oct. 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Westminster Senior Center, 69 Main St. The talk will be hosted by SPINE and...

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