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PETERSHAM — The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Quabbin Visitor Center is offering a special walk to Dana Common on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  DCR interpreter Nancy Huntington will lead this program that travels along the 1.8 mile road to the former town center of...
ORANGE — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Monday. At 8:50 a.m., it was reported a minor two-car accident occurred in a parking lot on Red Brook Lane. According to police, both vehicles sustained minor damage and no injuries resulted. Both vehicles had been backing out of...
PETERSHAM — On Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m., the public is invited to the Historic Preservation Today program titled “Energy Conservation & Retrofitting Older Homes,” a talk and presentation presented by guest speaker Sally Zimmerman, senior manager of historic preservation services at...
PETERSHAM — Vouchers for the Petersham Wood Bank are now available. Residents may pick up a voucher in person at the selectboard’s office on Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., on Fridays between 8 a.m. and noon, or on Monday evenings between 4 and 8 p.m. Priority will be given to...
ATHOL — The L.S. Starrett Company reports sales for the period ending in September were $51 million, a decline of $9.2; however, $6 million of that amount was a currency exchange loss principally from Brazil. This resulted in a net loss of three cents per share as compared to a profit of 10...
NEW SALEM — The selectboard on Monday voted to join the recently formed Municipal Coalition Against The Pipeline, consenting to extend a “show of solidarity” to member towns such as Wendell and Northfield. Although the proposed Northeast Energy Direct natural gas pipeline would not pass through...
WENDELL — “Be A Tree: Holiday Dog Safety Program for Kids and Families” takes place Sunday, Nov. 15, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Wendell Free Library, 7 Wendell Depot Rd. This fun and interactive one-hour program is geared toward school-age kids and their parents but anyone interested in learning safe...
ORANGE — In order to enforce a regulation that became effective on Dec. 1, 2014, the Board of Health has begun placing metal signs reading “This is a Smoke Free Area” at all municipally owned properties in town.  As is the case in many public buildings across the Commonwealth, municipal...
BOSTON – As support for his opioid bill rapidly gains momentum, Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday received another endorsement from a group of county sheriffs, citing the urgency for more tools to combat the opioid crisis on a statewide basis. The sheriffs met with Gov. Baker at the State House to...
ATHOL — The Zoning Bylaw Review Committee will meet Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m., in Room 21 of the town hall with the following agenda: Oct. 8 minutes. Public comment. Review results of the October town meeting. Discuss Article 2 on the warrant for the Dec. 7 special town meeting....

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