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GARDNER — The Heywood Hospital Aid Association will present a Sunday of peace and music at Heywoodstock next month. All are welcome to attend and spend a fun-filled day with the family listening to five local bands — Honkytonk Hangover, Bird Mancini, Gale County, The Mark Fisher Trio (plus...
BROCKTON — Today, Baker-Polito Administration announced nearly $1.5 million in Brownfields Redevelopment Fund awards to support the environmental assessment and cleanup of contaminated and challenging sites across the Commonwealth. “The Brownfields Redevelopment Fund is a critical tool that...
 The Rodney Hunt Fontaine facility, which has been closed since 2015, has been purchased from parent company Rexnord Corp. and will be re-opened on smaller scale. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — The Rodney Hunt Fontaine facility has been sold to an India-based company for the purpose of operating a smaller-scale operation, confirmed Orange Community Development Director Kevin Kennedy today.  JASH USA, the United States-based arm of Indore, India-based JASH Engineering Limited,...
BOSTON — Local unemployment rates increased in 18 labor market areas and decreased in six areas in the state during the month of June, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported. Compared to June 2016, the rates were up in twenty-four labor market areas. Thirteen of the...
BOSTON — The Joint Committees on Ways and Means and Health Care Finance heard public testimony today on a proposal by Governor Baker, which includes adjustments to MassHealth eligibility, resulting in higher co-pays and higher deductibles for those impacted by the change. Governor Baker has also...
Members of the Royal Rubies of Athol and Orange recently took a field trip to the Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls. Submitted photo
SHELBURNE FALLS — Members and guests of the Royal Rubies of Athol and Orange, Chapter #43897 of the National Red Hat Society took advantage of a day free of rain and traveled to Shelburne Falls, on Monday, July 17. The ladies took a leisurely stroll on the Bridge of Flowers and were awed at the...
TURNERS FALLS — An open casting call for free background extras for the movie “The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot” will be held Saturday, July 29, from 2 to 5 p.m., at 47 J St. Boston-based freelance casting director Jodi Purdy said men, women and children are needed. Both union and...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call recorded votes and discussions of legislators during the week of July 17-21. EDUCATION BILLS — The Education Committee held a hearing on 30 bills including: STUDENTS MUST LEARN CPR (H 3733) — Requires all public high school students to study and demonstrate a...
Vicki Dumont, Paul Maier and Dana Tandy in the trombone section were recently featured in a selection by the Orange Community Band. Friday, July 28 is the final concert on the Orange Bandstand for this season. The 7:30 p.m. concert is directed by Stephanie Parker.
ORANGE — Orange Community Band will play the final concert of the 2017 summer Friday Night Series this Friday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. on the Bandstand in Butterfield Park. Memory Night is sponsored by Witty Funeral Home, and people may have loved one’s names announced for a donation to the Band....
ROYALSTON — On Friday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the North Quabbin Trails Association will host a water action day with Pappas Rehabilitation and other challenged mobility groups to complement the NQTA’s Freedom Chair offerings.  Offered for use during the event will be a water adaptive...

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