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BOSTON — For the 11th year, the American Red Cross and Dunkin’ Donuts will partner in January to help increase blood donations and reward generous donors. Through the Dunkin’ Donors Make a Difference campaign, all those who come to give blood or platelets in January at Red Cross blood drives in...
ATHOL — The Senior Center and Council on Aging office is closed today, Wednesday, Dec. 27, and Thursday, Dec. 28, due to the holiday season and building maintenance. The January calendar with programming and social services will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2.
Parent Support Group President and Mount Wachusett Community College student Nicole Wetherby and PSG Club Member and MWCC student Kimberly Cook stand in front of tables of donations gathered in the North Café at MWCC last Wednesday. Submitted photo
GARDNER — The third annual Holiday Toy Drive and Fair organized by the Parent Support Group at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to more than 60 families last week. The toy drive was hosted by MWCC’s Parent Support Group that collected donations during December from faculty...
TURNERS FALLS — The Great Falls Discovery Center, at 2 Avenue A, has announced its January schedule of programs.  During current seasonal hours, the center is open five days a week, Wednesdays through Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including on Jan. 1. All programs are free to the public...
LEOMINSTER — Always On Call Health Services® Inc. will offer an American Heart Association’s BLS for the Health Care Provider CPR course on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at 285 Central St., Suite 214. The course includes CPR for infants, children, adults and AED. It is geared...
ATHOL — Several motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 6:15 a.m., Saturday, a vehicle operated by Jordan D. Manjourea, of 138 Cottage St., was in an accident on South Athol Road. The vehicle was towed. No injuries were reported. No citations were issued. On...
Saturday, Dec. 23 ATHOL — Although the holiday season will be coming to an end, thoughts of our loved ones go on forever. Thank you for allowing us to honor them on the Athol Woman’s Club Memory Tree on the bandstand at the uptown common. Today, we are thinking of Edward Morandi, Annette...
Crystal Parent of the Starry Starry Night Committee, left, accepts a check from Pam Harris of the Orange Oil Company to support the family-friendly SSN festivities to be held New Year’s Eve in Orange.
ORANGE — Starry Starry Night is celebrating New Year’s Eve for the 22nd year in the heart of downtown Orange. This is a free event made possible by the Orange Revitalization Partnership, the generous support of many area businesses and citizens, and the help of many volunteers, including the...
Weekend, Dec. 16-17 Athol - Athol Police Det. Peter Buck will present a drug recognition program for parents, adults and caregivers at Athol High School on Dec. 18, and at Mahar in Orange on Dec. 21. The Salvation Army is urging the community to support its annual Red Kettle Campaign, as...
BOSTON — The Republicans in the Senate gained a seat when newly-elected GOP Sen. Dean Tran (R-Leominster) was sworn in last week. The Democrats now have a 33-7 edge. The Republicans’ control of seven seats is the highest in 18 years. Tran won the seat that opened up when former Democratic Sen....

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