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Historic survey work continues at the 1846 Fourth District "Ledgeville" Schoolhouse in Petersham. Pictured are Stacy Spies, left, a consultant with Massachusetts Historical Commission, working with Christine Mandel, the local researcher on the project who is a member of the Petersham Historical Commission and Petersham Historical Society Board of Directors. Mandel is the lead author of the application for National Register status. Spies is working to supplement and verify Mandel's research, w
PETERSHAM — Renovation work combined with historic research and review is well underway at the historic 1846 Fourth District “Ledgeville” Schoolhouse in Petersham. The two parallel efforts have been in progress for the past several months on the 170-year-old building. Under the purview of the...
ORANGE — On Wednesday at 3 p.m., Walmart loss prevention reported they had a shoplifter detained.  Police responded and arrested Charles J. Leadbetter, 42, of 192 South Main St., Athol, on a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise. 
ORANGE — On Wednesday, at 11:45 a.m., police responded to a minor two-car accident in a parking lot on South Main Street.  Damage was found to be under $1,000. The operators exchanged information. 
ORANGE — On Friday, Feb. 5, the following defendants appeared in district court with Judge David S. Ross presiding:  Christopher R. Martin, 35, 180 Mt. Pleasant St., Athol, municipal bylaw violation – dismissed upon request of the commonwealth. Frank M. Cisco, 28, 401 South St., Athol –...
NEW SALEM — The New Salem Library, at 23 South Main St., encourages those interested in learning to draw in 3-D to stop by and watch a video or take a 10-minute course. For those who wish they could take apart cameras, appliances and other items — and not have to put them back together — such...
FITCHBURG — Elizabeth Young, author of “Black Frankenstein: The Making of an American Metaphor,” will present an author’s talk on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Fitchburg Art Museum. The event, sponsored by Mount Wachusett Community College’s Humanities Project through a grant from...
ATHOL — The Capital Program Committee meeting set for Wednesday was canceled. A date for the next meeting has yet to be set.
ATHOL — Gone are the times when museums were considered dark, dingy, and dusty places. Instead, today’s museums have bright, colorful, vibrant exhibits that can transport people to exciting places. Many museums use cutting edge technology, simulations, and interactive games to grab your attention...
PETERSHAM —The Orthodox Congregational Church, at 21 North Main St., will host a lasagna supper on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. The menu includes lasagna (meat or vegetarian), salad, dessert and beverages.  Call Janice Olson at 978-724-3362 for reservations or more information.
WORCESTER — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its early childhood program. According to research, a child’s first eight years are the most critical for human development, and GWCF believes that building a solid foundation during these years is the...

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