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ATHOL — The annual William J. O’Brien Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Thursday, Nov. 26, at the Athol American Legion, at 325 Pequoig Ave. The meal is held to ensure no one is without a dinner or companionship on the holiday. Coffee will be served to those arriving early. Drop-ins...
ATHOL — The holiday season will kick-off on Friday, Nov. 27, as the members of the Athol Woman’s Club and the Athol Congregational Church join with community to sing at the lighting of the Memory Tree on the uptown common, with music beginning at 6 p.m. For over 20 years, the club has lit the...
NEW SALEM — The 1794 Meetinghouse will hold a wintertime beading party fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 29, from 1 to 5 p.m., at the Central Congregational Church. The meetinghouse has received a donation of beads — semi-precious stones, glass beads, acrylic beads, metal beads — with the stipulation...
-- Bayrelisse Torres of Athol recently got to meet Tom Brady of the New England Patriots through Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Torres, who suffers from refractory epilepsy, got to play football on the Patriots' practice field and received a signed ball from Brady. She and her family were also given tickets to a game at Gillette Stadium.  Photo courtesy of the New England Patriots
ATHOL — Bayrelisse Torres, a Riverbend School fourth grader, is like many other 10-year-old kids in New England who like football and idolize a certain quarterback named Tom Brady. However, on Nov. 7, unlike many other 10-year-olds in New England, Bayrelisse got to meet her idol on the practice...
KEENE, N.H. — On Nov. 14, the Keene Police responded to a report of a theft of a donation jar at the Beaver Street Market. A physical description as well as video surveillance facilitated the identification of the subject responsible and an arrest warrant was issued by the 8th Circuit Keene Court...
House of Wax owner David Meausky has given away free car washes to veterans on Veterans Day for the last 10 years.
ORANGE — The House of Wax car wash has been showing their support for Veterans for 10 years by offering free car washes to all veterans on Veterans Day each year. House of Wax owner David Meausky said 18 veterans received free car washes this year on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. He said he is not sure...
 Helen Estabrooks, left, and Pam Gale, right, display some of the partridge berry bowls that will be sold at the Community Church of North Orange and Tully's Holly Fair on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will also be Christmas decorations, handmade items, raffles, cookies, candy, wreaths, and a food table. Santa will stop by from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for photos. Photo by Jessica Gale-Tanner
ORANGE — The Community Church of North Orange and Tully will hold its annual Holly Fair on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The main floor of the church is handicap accessible and will feature a cookie walk, homemade candy, a gift card raffle and a food table. Christmas wreaths will...
Weekend, Nov. 14-15 Athol - A Global People’s Climate March will be held Sunday, Nov. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m., beginning at the uptown common. Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles Stone spoke to students at Riverbend School during a Veterans’ Day observance held at the school. Orange - The Mahar...
ATHOL — The Athol Royalston Regional School District has named the members of the new Superintendent of Schools Search Committee — a vibrant list with people of many professions now hard at work on the task at hand. The district officially posted the position of superintendent of schools on...
AMHERST — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) now has 2016 federal conservation program funds available for Massachusetts farmers and forest land owners. The agency is also starting a new application ranking process designed to reduce the time that...

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