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FRAMINGHAM — The Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section on Friday added New Bedford double homicide suspect Carmelo Kercado Jr. to its Most Wanted list. Kercado, 35, is wanted for the Oct. 10 fatal shootings of two men in a vehicle on Central Avenue in New Bedford....
ORANGE — The next gathering of the North Quabbin Trails Association (NQTA), open to the public, will feature Heather Hunt of the Hunt Farm in Orange. The event includes a free potluck dinner and takes place Monday, Oct. 16, at the Orange Innovation Center, 131 West Main St., Orange, at 6 p.m....
ORANGE — Police and emergency personnel on Friday responded to a head-on crash involving a Merrifield Bus Co. school bus and another vehicle on East River Street in the vicinity of Pine Crest Apartments. The accident was reported to Athol Police by a 911 caller at 2:30 p.m. Responding officer...
GREENFIELD — The Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, at 289 Main St., will host a “Mini Monster Mash,” a costume and dance party for families on Halloween Day, Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. Admission is free. The party takes place during downtown trick-or-treating and the parade. The...
The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) and the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce have announced a new partnership to bring additional micro lending resources closer to young companies in the Gardner area. Pictured are Jim Bellina, left, president and CEO of the Greater Gardner Chamber; and Roy M. Nascimento, president and CEO of the NCMDC. Submitted photo
AREA — The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) and the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce have announced a new partnership to bring additional micro lending resources closer to young companies in the Gardner area. The collaboration involves the NCMDC providing start-up...
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University will join more than 30 other institutions offering free help on the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) for college-bound students on FAFSA Day Massachusetts. Fitchburg State’s financial aid professionals will offer assistance starting at 1 p.m....
Weekend, Oct. 7-8 Athol - Marian and Dennis Wallace recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. American Legion Post 102 recently honored Neil McGuirk, who retired earlier this year from his position as Northeast Quabbin Veterans District Director of Veterans Services. Orange - Mahar...
ERVING — The Erving School Committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Reorganization (voting members for Joint Supervisory and Collaborative for Educational Services representative). Public hearings. Sept. 26 minutes....
ERVING — The selectboard will meet Monday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m., at Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Old business — Erving center traffic safety updates; Erving Industries third-party wastewater agreement. New business — 10 Town Loan Fund Annual Report; fiscal year 2019...
WORCESTER — Donations of used cars, trucks or campers are sought by the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Free towing is offered along with quick pick-up. Donations are tax deductible and proceeds benefit blind and vision-impaired persons within the state. For...

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