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GARDNER — The Greater Gardner Community Choir will present their spring concert on Sunday, May 7, at the First Congregational Church, 28 Green St., at the uptown rotary, beginning at 4 p.m. The 60-voice chorus has as their theme “Songs of Hope and Silence” with all songs following this theme...
FITCHBURG — Students from Fitchburg State University’s course on contemporary Europe will discuss their experiences traveling abroad over spring break during a presentation and discussion at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in Miller Hall. The event, which will include a meal of authentic Polish food,...
FITCHBURG — The Johnny Appleseed Trail Association, the tourism arm of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Fitchburg announced that Fitchburg and North Central Massachusetts have been selected by the Drone Racing League (DRL) as the official New England site of one...
Thursday, April 27 8:15 a.m. - Caller requests welfare check on party who cannot be contacted, Lakeview Avenue. Contact made; no issues. 8:24 a.m. - Caller reports dog has been lost since Wednesday afternoon, Cottage Street. It is a small, tan and white Chihuahua. 9:27 a.m. - 911 caller...
ATHOL — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, May 2, beginning with an executive session at 6:30 p.m. in Room 17 to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation. The open session will follow at 7 in Room 21. The agenda will include: Pledge of Allegiance. April 18 minutes...
ATHOL — A minor motor vehicle accident was reported to police at 3:40 p.m., Thursday. According to police, a vehicle operated by Daniel R. Pepperdine, of Ella Street, struck the driver’s side door of a parked vehicle at a Walnut Street location sometime after 9 a.m. The parked vehicle was owned...
ATHOL — The following May programs are scheduled in the Children’s Room at Athol Public Library, 568 Main St.: Monday, May 1, through May 5 Celebrate Star Wars Day — May the 4th — with a week full of Star Wars activities including: • All week “I Spy With My Jedi Eye” scavenger hunt and...
Heywood Healthcare group held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Athol Hospital emergency department and medical office building expansion project on Wednesday morning. A number of hospital officials and supporters, including retired state senator Stephen Brewer, took part.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Chilly temperatures and overcast, rainy skies did not deter Heywood Healthcare from proceeding with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Athol Hospital emergency department and medical office building expansion project on Wednesday morning. It was standing room only under the heated tent...
WENDELL — The annual town election will take place on Monday, May 1, with polls open from noon to 8 p.m. at the Town Offices, 9 Morse Village Rd. Absentee ballot applications can be picked up at the town clerk’s office, or filled out online and mailed in. The application deadline is Friday,...
PHILLIPSTON — Twenty citizens turned out Wednesday for an informational meeting on the Queen Lake Dam Rehabilitation Project. Selectman Terry Dymek gave a brief history of the dam. Built in 1952 for $1,200, it is a 20-by-20-foot outlet dam, made of concrete with a fairly simple way of changing...

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