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Shokazoba, which mixes jazz and funk with a helping of West African beat, will perform at the Warwick Town Hall on Saturday, March 18, at 7 p.m., preceded by a St. Patrick's Day Dinner at 6. Submitted photo
WARWICK — The Warwick Arts Council, Wooden Fender and the Trinitarian Congregational Church of Warwick will present a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and a concert featuring “Shokazoba,” on Saturday, March 18, at 6 p.m., in the town hall. At 6, the church will serve shepherd’s pie or macaroni and...
BELCHERTOWN — On Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m., the Quabbin Visitor Center will host a free public program titled “Continuous Forest Inventory: 50 years of Monitoring Growth and Change in Quabbin’s Forest.” The program will be presented by state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)...
ORANGE — On Wednesday police responded to two accidents.  At 9:56 a.m., a vehicle operated by Kay Fern, 70, of Greenfield, was in an accident with two parked cars on East River Street. Fern backed into the bumper of a vehicle owned by Janet Cruz, of East River Street. Cruz’s vehicle then...
FITCHBURG — The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission will meet Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m., at 1427R Water St., with the following agenda: Approval of March 2 meeting minutes. Presentation by Roland Lambalot, CPA, on MRPC fiscal year 2016 audit. Treasurer’s report — Approval of cash...
Paula Pelkey of Florence recently claimed her $1 million prize won in the Massachusetts State Lottery's "$2,000,000 50X Cashword" $10 instant game. Kevin Lunardini of Chicopee collected his $1 million prize won in the "$4,000,000 Bonus Cash" $10 instant ticket game. Submitted photos
BRAINTREE — A pair of Pioneer Valley residents are among the Massachusetts State Lottery’s most recent $1,000,000 instant prize winners. Paula Pelkey of Florence visited the Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Monday to claim her $1 million prize won in the “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” $10 instant...
The former TD Bank building in Orange is now on the market as a mixed-used commercial use building following the banking conglomerate's decision to pull out of Orange late last year. The real estate firm CBRE has listed the property at $325,000.  Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — The former TD Bank building at the corner of East Main and Water streets is now on the market as a mixed-use commercial building.  Real estate firm CBRE has listed the former bank at $325,000. According to property records from CBRE New England, the property is approximately 7,252...
ATHOL — The Disabled American Veterans Athol Chapter 46 will meet Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m., at 47 Pine St. All veterans are welcome to attend. Call 978-249-4038 for any information. 
ATHOL — At 10:51 p.m., Wednesday, Andrew S. Hagie, 32, of town, was arrested following a single-vehicle accident at South Athol and Stratton roads and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a vehicle, and speeding. The arrest occurred after...
ATHOL — Several motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Wednesday. At 8:24 a.m., vehicles operated by William A. Mitchell, of 41 Fish St.; and Guy A. Peck, of 142 Lumber St., were in an accident on Main Street. According to police, Mitchell was backing out of a parking spot and...
ATHOL — The Department of Public Works’ snow and ice account is in the red. “Before the current storm, the deficit spending stood at just over $213,000. This may push it to $250,000,” said Town Manager Shaun Suhoski on Wednesday. Under state law, a municipality’s snow and ice budget is the...

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