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This year, the Petersham Friday Market is promoting the work of Farm Aid, the Cambridge-based non-profit that supports family farms and farmers nationwide. Left to right -- Market coordinator Roy Nilson, Petersham Grange member Hilary Loring and soap maker Patsy Buck. Submitted photo 
PETERSHAM — Local bluegrass band The Firm brings its true American country music to the Petersham bandstand this Friday, Sept. 15, as one of the Friday Market’s 20 summer music performances. Besides supporting local growers and crafters from June through mid-October, the Friday Market promotes...
ATHOL — The elevator at the Athol Public Library will be out of service for most of the day on Friday, Sept. 22.  The library apologizes for the inconvenience. 
This photo by Dale Monette of Athol shows a preening Sandhill crane, rarely seen in the Quabbin watershed.
ATHOL — Photographer Dale Monette will present his photographic show, “Secret Lives of the Quabbin Watershed,” beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at the Athol Historical Society, 1307 Main St. Many of Monette’s photos appear in his forthcoming book, also titled “Secret Lives of the Quabbin...
DEVENS — Mount Wachusett Community College is holding a non-credit, six-week Quality Technician Training, offered at no charge for students ages 17 to 29 through a U.S. Department of Labor grant.  The next training session begins Oct. 10 at MWCC’s Devens Campus, located at 27 Jackson Rd. The...
ATHOL — Sharing Our Father’s Bread suppers, sponsored by the North Quabbin Catholic Community, will begin again on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 5 p.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church hall (Canal Street/side entrance). These free suppers are prepared and served by four all-volunteer teams. Those in...
ROYALSTON — The Friends of the Phinehas S. Newton Library are now sponsoring free yoga on Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the town hall. Mats are available. All are welcome. For more information, call 978-249-3572. 
ORANGE — The Pioneer Junior Women’s Club will hold a spaghetti supper to raise money for its general fund on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 62 Cheney St. There will be spaghetti, meat and meatless sauce, salad and dessert. Tickets can be purchased in...
BALDWINVILLE — The Narragansett Warriors lost to Littleton High School 5-1 on Tuesday afternoon at home. Meaghan Wile had three goals for Littleton while Valerie Crory added two goals. Kerri Bolivar had two assists for Littleton as well. The Warriors’ goal was scored by Neve Demarest and assisted...
ORANGE — The Mahar Senators hosted a dual-meet with Hopkins Academy and McCann Technical School of North Adams on Tuesday afternoon, beating McCann Tech. 15-45 but losing to Hopkins 29-27. Sebastian Shaw took second place with a time of 20:37 and Ash Shaw took third place with a time of 20:48....
NORTHFIELD — The Mahar boys soccer team held on to win 2-1 over the Pioneer Valley Regional Panthers on Tuesday afternoon. The Senators improve to 2-0 with the win. Matt Jenks added one goal (third on the year) along with one assist (second on the year) in the win. James Temple scored what...

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