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ERVING — The School Union 28 Budget and Personnel Committee will meet Monday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Committee reorganization (chair and secretary). Public hearings. Sept. 9 and Jan. 13 minutes. Final vote on fiscal year 2017 Union 28...
PETERSHAM — Town Clerk Diana Cooley reminds residents that Wednesday, Feb. 10, is the deadline to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary on March 1. Feb. 10 is also the deadline for registered voters who wish to change their party enrollment either...
PETERSHAM – Hinduism is a complex religion, probably because it is so all encompassing. On Feb. 14 at the Unitarian/Universalist Church on the Petersham Common, Robert Rocheleau will lead the service and provide insight into several aspects of Hinduism including the five yogas with emphasis on...
ORANGE — A power outage in the Oxbow Road area of town was reported to the police Wednesday night.  A National Grid representative said Thursday they received no reports of power being out in town.  
ORANGE — On Thursday night a woman driving on New Athol Road reported that Benjamin Martinez Jr., 31, of 1 Cheney St., was trying to run her off the road. An officer located Martinez and initiated a traffic stop.  After an investigation, Martinez was arrested and charged with two counts of...
ORANGE — A minor motor vehicle accident occurred between two vehicles Thursday on East Main Street.  One vehicle suffered passenger side tail light damage. The parties exchanged information. 
NEW SALEM — The Friends of the New Salem Public Library will sponsor the program “Fiction and Fashion,” a show-and-tell on the clothing of Regency England as reflected in Jane Austen’s fiction. The program will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m, at the library, 23 South Main St. Performance...
Shown is a digital image of Frankenstein's monster created by Mount Wachusett Community College Graphic and Interactive Design alumnus Dylan Safford to illustrate the MWCC Humanities Project second-year theme, Myths, Monsters, and Modern Science: Frankenstein's Legacy. Submitted photo
GARDNER – Though the calendar says it’s the dead of winter, Frankenstein’s monster is still alive as Mount Wachusett Community College’s Humanities Project, “Myths, Monsters, and Modern Science: Frankenstein’s Legacy” continues through April. Sponsored through a grant from the National Endowment...
AREA — Tyler Wolanin, district aide to Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer), will be holding office hours throughout the district during the month of February. Constituents and town officials are invited to meet with Wolanin to express any concerns, ideas and issues they have. Walk-ins are welcome, but...
Diane Kane, left, and Clare Panni will present a free, six-week writing workshop at the Athol Public Library.
ATHOL — The Athol Public Library, at 568 Main St., will offer the six-week writing workshop, “What’s in a Story,” on Thursdays beginning Feb. 25 and continuing through April 7. The free program is geared toward adults and teens ages 16 and older. Participants are asked to commit to all six...

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