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ORANGE — Orange Community Band will begin its summer season of concerts on the bandstand in Butterfield Park on Friday, June 23. The 7:30 p.m. concert is conducted by Stephanie Parker, who is in her 13th year at the helm. This opening concert is sponsored by Ames Trophy. Orange has had a band...
 Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene graduates celebrate following a dental pinning ceremony in May welcoming them into the dental field.  Submitted photo
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College is expanding its Dental Assisting Certificate program for the coming school year by opening up enrollment for all students to this in-demand field. “Because of the low supply of dental assistants, job security is good at this time,” said Dr. Michael...
PETERSHAM — The Planning Board meeting scheduled for today, Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m., has been canceled.
eter Maxfield, right, Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School house carpentry teacher and clerk of the works/on-site project manager, talks to Gov. Charlie Baker about the new Veterinary Science Training Center going up on school grounds. Also in the photo are Superintendent Dr. Sheila M. Harrity and Principal Thomas R. Browne. School photo
FITCHBURG — Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical masonry student Emily Semenza of Winchendon said she was very impressed that the governor took time out of his busy schedule to check out what she and her classmates have been working on all year. “It’s really cool that someone that important...
AREA — Shelburne Falls-based MAX Regional Bus, which connects Athol and Orange riders to Boston and points south (Worcester), west (Greenfield) and north (Brattleboro, Vt.), will suspend its services after June 30.  In a letter to email subscribers, the group reports it has “endeavored to keep...
WALTHAM — Brandeis University has announced that Kacy Ninteau will represent Ralph C. Mahar Regional School and Massachusetts at the Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine, scheduled to take place from June 25 to July 1. “The next generation of health care providers will practice in an...
 At the recent Beauty School Battles competition, Cheyla LaFountain, left, of Athol; and Thalia Garcia of Greenfield teamed up to win the Bridal division. School photo
TURNERS FALLS — Katie Sheperd, a senior in the Franklin County Technical School Cosmetology program, was reluctant to enter the recent Beauty School Battles competition, but when she did, she walked away with a top prize. “A lot of schools were participating and I didn’t think I would be good...
Wednesday, June 21 7:39 a.m. - Athol Fire Department responded to YMCA for smoke observation. Officer assisted. 9:50 a.m. - Walk-in requests officer keep the peace while personal belongings are picked up, Columbian Avenue. Stood by while party got a bag of clothes. No issues. 10:43 a.m. -...
ATHOL — K-9 “Gronk,” the Athol Police Department’s new police dog, will be sworn into service by Town Clerk Nancy Burnham during the Athol Summerfest on Sunday, June 25, at approximately 12:30 p.m. The schedule of events published in Wednesday’s edition incorrectly noted 1:30 as the time of the...
ATHOL — Police made one arrest early today, following the execution of a search warrant at 6:06 a.m. at an apartment at 159 Park St. Detective Peter Buck said Larry Bunker Jr., 31, is charged with possession of a Class A substance (heroin) with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate the...

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