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WORCESTER — The Red Cross will honor six area community members who have done extraordinary things at its annual Central Massachusetts Heroes Among Us event on Thursday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m., at Hanover Group Insurance, 440 Lincoln St. The five awards to be presented are the Britney Gengel...
PETERSHAM — A two- vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday, at the intersection of Hardwick Road and New Salem Road, at 8:15 a.m.  A vehicle operated by Dawnne D. Parker, of 1222 Riceville Rd., Athol, was traveling south on New Salem Road and collided with an oil delivery truck, owned by Hop...
ORANGE — The First Universalist Church, at 31 North Main St., will host a craft and tag sale on Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Crafters will be offering wood products, fabric art, jewelry and fairies. Local bakers will be offering baked goods; sandwiches will also be sold. Used books,...
Thursday, April 27 8:20 a.m. - Walk-ins report their 14-year-old son had not come home; he got on bus yesterday from CAPS school in Westminster at 2:20 and never came home; not in school today, North Main Street. Checked a few locations with negative results. Athol Police Department to check...
Monday, April 24 10:52 p.m. - Motor vehicle crash, Holtshire and Chestnut Hill roads. Patient refusal obtained. Tuesday, April 25 6:30 a.m. - Medical emergency at Redbrook Village, Red Brook Lane. Paramedic on scene requested additional paramedic due to severity of illness. Incoming shift...
LEOMINSTER — Always On Call Health Services® Inc. is having a “Strawberry Shortcake and Baked Good Fundraiser” on Friday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the lower level parking area of the Leominster Plaza Building, 285 Central St., Suite 214.  All donations and proceeds benefit the American...
Pictured recently are cast members in the Mahar Theater Department's production of the musical "Grease," which will be performed in the school's Kermit Cook Auditorium on Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m., following the Key Club spaghetti super; on Saturday, April 29, at 1 and 7 p.m.; and on Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. All tickets are general admission and will be sold at the door.Submitted photo
ORANGE — The yearly musical that students at Mahar Regional School have been preparing this spring arrives tonight. This year it is “Grease!” It is mainly the story of two teenagers at “Rydell High” getting together back in the 1950s despite difficulties. Branden Burke, as Danny and Ally Dumonseau...
FITCHBURG — The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission will meet Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m., at 1427R Water St., with the following agenda: Approval of March 23 minutes. Slate of officers (presented by nominating committee). Treasurer’s report — Approval of cash schedule; fiscal year 2018...
ORANGE — The Student Council at Mahar is hosting a fundraising Middle School Social on Friday, May 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the cafeteria. Should the weather turn out to be favorable, the event will be moved to the area outside of the gymnasium, in the rear of the building. Burgers and hotdogs...
ORANGE — Mahar’s Junior Engineering Teams (JETS) have had a strong year so far, with both the middle school and high school teams eligible to compete at the national level. In March they were challenged with a three-part, state-wide competition on the theme of “Engineering the Environment.” The...

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