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ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Tuesday. At 4:44 p.m., a vehicle operated by Ashley N. Dustin, of 1189 Silver Lake St., was in an accident on Templeton Road. No injuries resulted. No citations were issued. At 5:24 p.m., Derek J. Woodbury, of 536 Intervale Ave...
ATHOL — The Athol Public Library invites adults and teens ages 15 and older to take a break and explore the relaxing world of adult coloring. The first meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the large program room of the library. Available will be markers, colored...
ORANGE — Three accidents were reported between yesterday and this morning.  At 3:41 p.m., a woman reported her car was struck while parked at Walmart on East Main Street. She did not notice any damage until she got home.  The damage was on the right passenger side door, bumper and directional...
Well-known textile artist Alice Zanga will teach the art of rug braiding for six weeks at the Petersham Unitarian Church. Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — The Petersham Art Center has announced the return of Alice Zanga, well known textile artist, who will teach the art of rug braiding for six consecutive Wednesday evenings, starting Jan. 20. The classes will be held in the Davis Room of the Petersham Unitarian Church on the town common...
HARDWICK — Most wild animals hide from humans, living their lives in secret behind foliage and in the night. However, they leave evidence of their presence behind in the forms of tracks, trails and other sign. A covering of snow reveals this abundance of life that exists in the winter woods....
ORANGE — An accident report published Jan. 2 should have stated that it was Mary Vieu, 37, of 120A Oaklawn Ave., who was cited for failure to use care in turning, and not Frank Kanserstein, 67, of 837 Partridgeville Rd., Athol.
NEW SALEM — Reading Aloud for Grownups begins its winter 2016 season Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the New Salem Library, at 23 South Main St. This year, the group is adding wine and cheese as well as coffee, tea and baked goods to the food offerings, all of which will be free. However,...
ORANGE — The Athol Daily News has received more information on the following accidents reported in the Jan. 11 edition: In the single-car crash on Friday morning at the intersection Oxbow Road and North Main Street, Miryam Avrahimi, 23, of Northfield hit a guy-wire utility pole. She reported no...
ERVING — School Union 28’s budget and personnel subcommittee will meet Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m., at the Swift River School, with the following agenda: Reorganization — Chair position. Public hearings. Sept. 9 minutes. Fiscal year 2017 Union 28 budget. Next meeting date. The School...
WENDELL — Dale Monette of New Salem presents an exhibition of 15 photographs of wildlife in the Quabbin area. His long history of wildlife involvement and his extensive knowledge of the Quabbin are joined by his keen eye and extraordinary patience to produce stunning images of animals and birds...

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