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ROYALSTON — The Phinehas S. Newton Library’s screening of the documentary film “Root Hog or Die” has been rescheduled from Feb. 5 to March 25 due to a conflict. The program with Rawn Fulton showing and discussing his film and the panel discussion with area farmers will take place at 17 On the...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard has revised its agenda for the Wednesday, Feb. 3, meeting to include review and approval of the updated selectboard fiscal year 2017 expenses budget.
AREA — The town of Montague and Turners Falls RiverCulture are requesting proposals for a public sculpture to be installed in the new pedestrian park on the corner of Avenue A and 3rd Street. Any artist in the United States may apply. The award granted to the winning proposal is $6,000. Proposals...
LEOMINSTER — Always On Call Health Services® Inc. will offer an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider CPR course (includes CPR for infant, child, adult and AED) on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The course is geared for people who work within...
ATHOL — The Athol Congregational Church, at 1225 Chestnut St., will hold a “Tour of Italy Romantic Italian Buffet” on Saturday, Feb. 6, with servings at 5 and 7 p.m.  Tickets are $5 and desserts will be $1 each, with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life team “Spirit in...
Weekend, Jan. 23-24 Athol - The GVNA Health Care’s North Quabbin adult day care center was recently given a homemade cart by Dee LaLonde of Phillipston. The Athol Cultural Council has award funding for several projects. Elizabeth Casella, of town, was among students who recently built homes...
ATHOL — The Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, at 40 Island St., will host a pot roast supper on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. In addition to pot roast, the menu will include mashed potatoes, gravy, two vegetables, homemade bread and assorted pies. The church is handicap accessible....
Charles Heffernan conducts Quabbin Valley Pro Musica in rehearsal with the Quabbin Valley Chamber Orchestra and tenor soloist Ethan Bremner, standing, at the Central Congregational Church in Orange on Thursday night. The program, Handel's Messiah, will be performed Sunday, at 3 p.m., at the church.
 ORANGE — Strains of Handel’s Messiah soared through the acoustically generous oak-paneled sanctuary of Central Congregational Church on Thursday evening as Quabbin Valley Pro Musica rehearsed with Quabbin Valley Chamber Orchestra for Sunday’s concert. Dr. Charles Heffernan, UMass professor...
ORANGE — The North Quabbin Trails Association and the Millers River Fishermen’s Association will host an open, civil forum on the Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife’s proposal to place timber rattlesnakes on an unspecified island at the Quabbin Reservoir on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 6...
ORANGE — With the arrival of the winter cold, people can find themselves stressed and overwhelmed. The focus of a new four-week course titled “Inner Peace Through Compassion” will be held to find ways for participants to ground themselves with love and compassion. The course will be offered at...

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