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TURNERS FALLS — The Great Falls Discovery Center, at 2 Avenue A, has announced its October programs.  Through Oct. 9, the center will be open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beginning Oct. 11, the center will be open Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following...
ERVING — The Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills for the first half of fiscal year 2018 taxes were issued on Oct. 3, and are due Thursday, Nov. 2. The tax collector’s office will be open Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. Payments can be paid online until 11:59 p.m. of the due...
ERVING — The Friends of the Erving Library are sponsoring the following events this month: Free Pumpkin Painting for Everyone  People can come with family to spend an afternoon showing off their creative pumpkin painting talents. All materials will be provided by the Friends. Register for...
GREENFIELD — Big Y Pharmacy and Wellness Centers can now prescribe and fill naloxone for customers in all 39 of its pharmacy locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut. The nearest location to the North Quabbin region is in Greenfield, at 237 Mohawk Trail. This significant effort is intended to...
Tuesday, Oct. 3 7:05 a.m. - Follow-up, Pleasant Street. 7:30 a.m. - Transported juvenile prisoner to Fitchburg District Court. 7:57 a.m. - Suspicious activity, Woodlawn Road. 8:12 a.m. - State Police took call from party reporting two-car accident on Route 2, with unknown injuries. 9:20...
ATHOL — At 5:41 p.m., Tuesday, Kayleigh V. Chase, 24, of 446 Pequoig Ave., was arrested at a Lincoln Avenue location on charges of possession of a Class E drug (two counts), unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, unlawfully attaching license plates and...
ATHOL — At 5:41 p.m., Tuesday, Kayleigh V. Chase, 24, of 446 Pequoig Ave., was arrested at a Lincoln Avenue location on charges of possession of a Class E drug (two counts), unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, unlawfully attaching license plates and...
ATHOL — A memorial installed recently at the main entrance to the Bearsden Conservation Area, will be dedicated by the Conservation Commission on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 10 a.m., in honor of longtime constable Elwin Bacon who served as caretaker of the area from 1969 until his retirement in 2016....
This 1950s aerial photo shows the Athol Manufacturing Company as it appeared at the time on Main Street next to the Millers River. Courtesy of Richard J. Chaisson
1992 The North Quabbin Region will celebrate harvest time this weekend with a festival including pumpkin contests, antiques and arts demonstrations and sales, floats, bands and classic cars along with traditional and bizarre events. The towns of Athol, Barre, Erving, New Salem, Orange, Petersham...
ATHOL — The Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee on Monday finished its review of the 21-article warrant for the fall town meeting to be held Monday, Oct. 16, beginning at 7 p.m., in Memorial Hall. The committee last week voted to recommend all articles for approval with the exception of...

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