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AREA — The Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region has announced a spirituality and addiction conference will be held on Friday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 16 Court Square, Greenfield. This workshop will include: • Discussions...
ATHOL — Casey Williams, of Athol, and Jane Clukay, of New Salem, are designing support materials for the new magazine, “Uniquely Quabbin,” to be launched in May. The North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce, Athol Historical Society, Athol Press, and Haley’s Publishing have undertaken collaborative...
FITCHBURG — To conclude its current concert season, the Thayer Symphony Orchestra will join with the 80-voice Salisbury Singers in a salute to Broadway and the great American songbook. Tickets are now on sale through the TSO website at thayersymphony.org or at 978-466-1800. The concert will take...
Sue Morello, left, of Sheldon Farm Baskets in Barre, returns to the Petersham Art Center on Saturday, April 16,  to teach another of her popular basket classes. Pictured with Morello is Barbara Robichaud of Athol. On Saturday, April 9, Lynn Hartman of Hartman's Herb Farm, also in Barre, will teach a class on how to create a fairy dish garden. Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — Petersham Art Center will offer two spring classes in April, taught by artisans Lynn Hartman and Sue Morello, both of Barre. Hartman of Hartman’s Herb Farm will teach a class on how to create a fairy dish garden on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon. Using sedum moss and plants...
ORANGE — On Friday, at 6:38 p.m., Scott R. Liberty, 47, of 84 West Myrtle St., was arrested following a traffic stop on Pleasant Street. Liberty was charged with operating under influence of liquor (4th offense), failure to stop for red light and harsh objectionable noise (squealing tires).  On...
ORANGE — Police responded to four accidents over the weekend. On Friday, a two-car crash occurred on Daniel Shays Highway at 7:37 a.m. While traveling north, a vehicle operated by Donna Lamarche, 60, of 970 Horton Rd., was struck by the vehicle of Alyssa Dumonsa, 17, of 499 East Main St., while...
WINCHESTER, N.H. — The Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club will host seven dance events between the months of April and June, with live music included. Dances will take place form 7 to 11 p.m. at the ELMM Community Center on Durkey Street off of Parker Street.  The schedule is as follows: April 2:...
ORANGE — The Mahar Regional School Committee’s finance and facilities subcommittee will meet Monday, March 28, at 2 p.m., in the superintendent’s office. 
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident on Templeton Road at 12:38 p.m., Sunday. Vehicles operated by Brenda J. Bennett, of Winchendon; and Paulette M. Carpenter, of Fitchburg, were involved. According to police, Carpenter was stopped at a red light and was struck by Bennett, who was...
Local singer Caroline Salls was one of the 15 competitors taking part in the first qualifier round of the Talent Quest National Karaoke Competition held Thursday at The Steel Pub in Athol. Photo by Lori Jillson
ATHOL — The North Quabbin area’s own version of “The Voice” got under way last Thursday at The Steel Pub, at 11 Exchange St., as 15 singers signed up for the first qualifier night of the Talent Quest National Karaoke Competition. Overseeing the local competition is Heather DiNitto, owner of Key...

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