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ATHOL — The Vacant and Abandoned Buildings Committee will meet Tuesday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Chairman’s report. Inspector’s reports — Receivership update. Public comment. Old business — Priority properties, next steps. New business...
ORANGE — St. Mary’s Parish will host a Parish Tag and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Parish Center on the corner of Cheney and West Myrtle streets.  The center will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. today and Friday to drop off items. Call Angela and Todd Duga at 978-249-...
AREA — Tuesday night’s power outage in parts of Athol, Erving, New Salem and Orange was the result of an unspecified equipment failure, a National Grid spokesperson said Wednesday. A total of 5,300 customers were affected.
ATHOL — The Pleasant Street School Re-use and Disposition Study Committee will meet Tuesday, June 20, at 5 p.m., in Memorial Hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Preparing for the school re-use public input session scheduled for Thursday, July 20. Discussion on known interest in the...
ORANGE— On Wednesday, at 9:16 a.m., a subject was arrested on a warrant of apprehension on Brookside Road and taken directly to court. 
BOSTON — The Massachusetts legislature on Wednesday voted 134-55 to advance the Fair Share constitutional amendment to the ballot for consideration by voters in the 2018 statewide elections. The amendment would assess an additional four percent surtax on individual annual income over $1 million,...
ORANGE — The Franklin Hampshire Career Center Orange office currently located on the second floor of the Orange Innovation Center at 131 West Main St. will be joining The Literacy Project classroom in Suite 100 on the first floor of the Innovation Center. The new office will open for business on...
ATHOL — On Tuesday, at 10 p.m., Sara J. Vieu, 37, of 71 Oak Dr., Orange, was arrested following a traffic stop on Pequoig Avenue and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor. The arrest occurred after a caller reported at 9:42 an erratic driver was going about two...
 Adam Bergeron, pianist and composer, will perform "Nocturnes, Lullabies & Love Songs" at the Petersham Unitarian Church on Sunday, June 18, at 3 p.m., in the church sanctuary. The cost is $10 for general admission, and $5 for seniors and students. Children 10 years old and younger are free of charge. For further information, contact Genevieve Fraser at 978-544-1872. Photo by Genevieve Fraser
PETERSHAM — The Village Lyceum presents the second in a five-part series featuring classical pianist and composer Adam Bergeron, in a solo performance on Sunday, June 18, at 3 p.m., at the First Congregational Parish, Unitarian in Petersham. The program, “Nocturnes, Lullabies & Love Songs,”...
ROYALSTON — The following two Saturday programs at Tully Lake Campground, located at 25 Doane Hill Rd., begin July 1 and run through Sept. 30: Kayak Clinic 1 to 2:30 p.m. — This clinic goes over the basics of paddling and gets people ready to explore the lake by kayak. Stand-Up Paddle...

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Athol, MA 01331
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