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BOSTON — State Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) joined with other state leaders recently to announce a 25-member, bipartisan Working Group to partner with the Council of State Government’s (CSG) Justice Center and explore opportunities for reforming the state criminal justice system....
ATHOL — The Salvation Army is need of donations of turkeys to assist with its Thanksgiving meal, Selectman Stephen Raymond advised the public at Tuesday’s selectboard meeting. Raymond said turkeys for the meal are generally 15 pounds. Additionally, Raymond said persons can also choose to...
LEOMINSTER — The Leominster Art Association will hold its monthly meeting Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., at its new location, the meeting room/gym of the St. Leo’s Fr. John E. Doran Center, 108/116 Main St. (Route 12). Tom Grady will be the presenter, creating a charcoal portrait. He specializes in oil...
ATHOL — The Athol High School class of 2016’s redeemable bottle and can drive will be held this Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Athol Hospital parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon. Only Massachusetts redeemable bottles and cans will be accepted, and those wishing to donate are asked not to bring water,...
ROYALSTON — On Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be an instructional “Winsert Making Workshop” at the Royalston Town Hall. Winserts are clear interior window panels that typically double the R-value of old drafty windows. Buddy Dyer, of Royalston, in collaboration with North...
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‘Nowhere Girl’ by Ammi Joan Paquette  ——— A 13 year old girl has grown up in an isolated Thai prison with her manic depressive mother. Her mother keeps her own back story and reason for imprisonment a secret with a lot of fear and anxiety hovering around it. The girl, Luchi, is Caucasian...
ATHOL — The Franco-American Club, at 592 South St., will hold its annual turkey raffle on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Spins will be four for $1. Two Thanksgiving baskets will also be raffled off.
PHILLIPSTON — On Wednesday, Nov. 11, an electrical fire presentation by Eric Howe, science professor at Assumption College, will be held at 7 p.m. in the Phillipston Congregational Church vestry, 62 The Common. The Historical Society of Phillipston is sponsoring this adult program featuring a...
Monday 8:15 a.m. - Medical emergency, Jones Cemetery Road.  9:56 a.m. - Person approached chief about disturbance between homeless man yelling at child outside about not being in school, West Main Street. Subject and husband came outside and yelled at man. Peace restored; man sent on his way...
NEW SALEM — The New Salem/Wendell School Committee will meet Thursday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m., at the Swift River School with the following agenda: Public hearings. Warrants. Student/teacher presentation. Superintendent’s report. Director of Finance and Operations report. Principal’s report...

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