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PHILLIPSTON — The town’s winter parking ban went into effect Nov. 1, and runs through May 1, 2016. During this time there will be no parking on town roads from midnight to 6 a.m., Monday through Sunday. Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense. Residents are reminded to secure mailboxes...
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University is offering a new guided studies program for dyslexia specialists, preparing students with skills for a variety of careers in disciplines including literacy coaching or special education. The Guided Studies-Dyslexia Specialist program is run through the...
BARRE — Barre Players presents the family holiday event, “The Spirit of Christmas,” Fridays and Saturdays, Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12, at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, Dec 6. and 13, at 2 p.m. at the Barre Players Theater, 64 Common St. This Christmas show consists of two short plays, “Yes, Virginia, There is...
ATHOL — The police department is reminding all residents of Chap. V, Sec. 27 of the town bylaws which prohibits the keeping of unregistered motor vehicles in open view on their properties. The only exceptions to this prohibition are:     • Property owners may keep one unregistered vehicle if the...
ATHOL — The Capital Program Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m., in Liberty Hall to review the warrant articles for the Dec. 7 special town meeting.
ATHOL — The Athol Public Library is hosting an adult coloring contest for patrons 18 years of age and older. Each person can submit one entry and one of the pre-selected coloring pages must be used. No original art will be accepted. Entries are due by Friday, Nov. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the adult...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Jon Chaisson, a former resident of Athol, has recently released his first science fiction novel titled “A Division of Souls,” self-publishing it independently as an e-book through Smashwords and Kindle. It is the first in a trilogy, the second and third books to be released...
Warwick resident Helen Hills, shown with her horse Lucky, is the author of "My Life at 82," a 400-page journal chronicling her life during 2012 and published by Haley's. Hills will sell and autograph copies of her book at the New England Equestrian Center of Athol's Fall Social on Saturday, Nov. 7.
ATHOL — Haley’s has announced the publication of “My Life at 82,” Helen Hills’ 400-page journal chronicling her life during 2012. Hills resides with her husband Ralph in Warwick where she maintains her horse stables and home along with two horses, dogs and gardens. Author of “Still Riding at 80...
GARDNER — GVNA HealthCare has announced that Dr. John Harrington will be honored at the agency’s 6th annual Executive Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster. The keynote speaker will be author and growth strategist Jeanne Bliss, who will...
TEMPLETON — A free tasting will be held at The Kitchen Garden on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured vendors include The Kitchen Garden, and a representative from Our Family Farms of Massachusetts will offer samples of their milk.  The Kitchen Garden will be serving cookies from...

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