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FITCHBURG — In an effort to provide additional career and educational opportunities for students, and to meet a growing area demand for highly skilled employees, Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School is in the process of establishing a Veterinary Science Training Program. Plans call...
Three arrests were made, and an arrest warrant issued for a fourth suspect during a criminal patrol March 17 in Keene. Clockwise, from top left -- Sean P. Campbell, Dakota V. Drinnon, Joshua C. Falis (warrant), Amanda Lee Dodge.
KEENE, N.H. — During the afternoon and evening of March 17, the Keene Police Department, New Hampshire State Police, Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office and the New Hampshire Attorney General Drug Task Force conducted an enhanced criminal patrol, specifically for those involved in controlled drug...
GARDNER — The next evening event in the Gardner Museum spring lecture series is “Home Organizing” on Thursday, March 31. Rebecca Burley, founder and owner of “A Spacious Place,” will teach attendees how to take the headache out of organizing and downsizing their homes. She will offer tips to...
AMHERST — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced the availability of up to $260 million for partner proposals to improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural...
Weekend, March 12-13 Athol - State education officials visited schools in the Athol-Royalston Regional School District on Wednesday. Petersham - Students at the Petersham Center School raised $3,666.55 for the American Heart Association via a Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. Boston - The...
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University is launching a new Bachelor of Science concentration in early childhood education focusing on children birth through age 8, preparing candidates for careers in a variety of early childhood education and community-based settings. The program, run through the...
ATHOL — Former town accountant and Athol resident Gene A. Ferrari Jr. has been hired as Charlton’s new town accountant. He will succeed Joan Walker, who retires March 31. Ferrari started on the job Wednesday, after being hired on Tuesday. His annual salary will be $70,000 for 40 hours a week...
TURNERS FALLS —The education foundation of the New England Farmers Union is offering a $500 scholarship to a student who will study agriculture at a 2-year or 4-year accredited institution. The scholarship supports Farmers Union’s mission to develop the next generation of farmer leaders who will...
ERVING — The following April events are scheduled at the Erving Public Library, at 17 Moore St.: • April 3 — Craft day for small children and their parents with Katie begins at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 3:30.  • April 10 to 17 — National Library Week. • April 10 — Streaming with Your Library...
ERVING — The Erving School Union 28 Budget and Personnel Committee will meet Wednesday, March 23, at 6:45 p.m., at the Leverett Elementary School, with the following agenda: Public hearings. Feb. 29 minutes. Next meeting date. On the same day, the Union 28 Joint Supervisory Committee will...

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