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ATHOL — Several motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. On Friday, at 10:43 p.m., vehicles operated by Daniel J. Larrabee, of Bliss Hill Road, Royalston; and Stephen T. Shoemaker, of Gardner, were in an accident on Templeton Road. No injuries resulted. No further...
Athol-Royalston Schools Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. Assorted cereals, 2% milk, and fruit juice offered for breakfast daily. Assorted fresh fruits, canned fruits and fat free or low fat milk offered for lunch daily. Senior and middle school offer alternate assorted sandwiches,...
RUTLAND — The Ware River Nature Club will present a program on tall grass prairie ecosystems, led by Princeton resident and educator David Caporello, on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., at the Rutland Public Library, 280 Main St. As spring comes to central Massachusetts, many gardeners are...
HOLYOKE — Residents of South Hadley and Holyoke, and people from around the state and the region, will be coming together on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for the River Roll and Stroll, an “Open Streets” festival on the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Bridge, which connects the two communities...
AMHERST — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) now has financial assistance available through the Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) program to help Massachusetts farmers install high tunnel systems. Urban areas will be given the highest priority...
TURNERS FALLS — The United Arc, at 294 Avenue A, will present “Adult Living Options,” a free workshop for parents and professionals, to be held Wednesday, May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.  The workshop is geared toward parents unsure about future living situations for their sons and daughters....
GREENFIELD — On Saturday April 29, a wave starting on the other side of the planet will circumnavigate the globe and pass through the town of Greenfield, as tens of thousands in hundreds of cities, in over 70 nations will come together, breathe together and provide the world a healing image of the...
TURNERS FALLS — Chair yoga classes will be held at the Gill-Montague Senior Center, 62 5th St., on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., beginning May 2 and running through June 27.  The classes offer a good stretch and strengthening for muscles, work on balance and fun. People from all towns and...
DEDHAM — During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. O negative red blood cells and AB plasma can be transfused into any...
RUTLAND — The 2017 King’s Tour of the Quabbin for cycling enthusiasts will be held Sunday, June 11, beginning at the Naquag Elementary School, 285 Main St., and going around the Quabbin Reservoir. Participants can bike 62, 100 or 125 miles on a challenging road route around the reservoir, with...

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