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ERVING — The Erving School Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Public hearings — Forest Friday and Communication (preschool staff); other public hearings. Oct. 17 minutes. Warrants. Report of the Gill-Montague...
ATHOL — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m., in Room 21 of the town hall, with the following agenda: Pledge of Allegiance. Nov. 7 minutes. Permits and licenses — Vendor/pedlar application, David Mason with Edward Jones. Public comment. Town department and committee...
ORANGE — Police arrested Lemuel V. Gonzalez, 34, of Bacon Street, on a warrant, at 10:40 p.m., Wednesday.
ORANGE — A Thanksgiving celebration featuring readings by students from The Literacy Project North Quabbin will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 11 a.m., in Suite 100 of the Orange Innovation Center. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be live music and refreshments. The...
FITCHBURG — Students from 12 colleges and universities from the eastern U.S. will convene on the Fitchburg State University campus on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17 and 18, for the annual American Moot Court Association’s Eastern Regional tournament. The competition pits students on opposing sides...
Contamination of water by toxic firefighting foam is more than a public relations dilemma for the Air Force. It is a daily, never-ending health concern for people who fear they have consumed dangerous water for decades. Congress needs to get involved by holding a special hearing to investigate...
ATHOL — The Athol-Orange Eagles Auxiliary will hold a bottle and can drive on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18 and 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at their building at 99 Hapgood St. Funds raised will benefit the four scholarships the organization gives each year to a boy and girl from each of the Mahar...
DEERFIELD — Historic Deerfield Inc. invites applications from college juniors and seniors to take part in an intensive, nine-week Summer Fellowship Program in history and material culture. College juniors (graduating in 2019), and seniors who expect to graduate in 2018 are eligible for seven...
Gov. Charlie Baker, right, swears in Col. Kerry Gilpin, left, as superintendent and colonel of the Massachusetts State Police. Looking on is Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito. Submitted photo 
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday announced the appointment of Col. Kerry Gilpin to serve as superintendent and colonel of the Massachusetts State Police (MSP). A 23-year veteran of the State Police, Gilpin most recently served as deputy division commander of the Division of Standards and...
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Wednesday. At 4:11 p.m., vehicles operated by Dave Knoebel, of 144 Pleasant St.; and Isaiah J. Garcia, of 189 Spring St., were in an accident on Spring Street. According to police, Knoebel took the corner at Spring and Main streets...

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