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NEW SALEM — The New Salem Public Library, at 23 South Main St., has scheduled the following programs to close out the month of March: Sunday, March 26, 2 to 4 p.m. The library will present “Neurofitness for the Maturing Brain,” featuring Tendril Kinetics founder Emily Hodos, who will discuss...
GARDNER — Over 35 companies and organizations will be participating in a job fair held at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus on Wednesday, March 29. The event, which is sponsored by the Career Services/Experiential and Service Learning Department at the college, will provide...
RUTLAND — On Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m., the Ware River Nature Club will present “Quabbin Critters” with North Quabbin photographer Dale Monette, who will speak at the Rutland Public Library, 280 Main St. on Route 122A. After retiring from his longtime job with the state’s Department of...
ORANGE — An Easter ham raffle fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 1, at the Tully City Council Club, at 365 Tully Rd., to benefit the Mahar class of 2022’s trip to Washington, D.C. The cost will be four spins for $1, and the raffle will run from 7 p.m. “until the hams are gone.”
GREENFIELD — Local residents will rally on the town common in Greenfield on Thursday, March 23, from noon to 1 p.m., to protest the new federal health care bill.  The rally is part of a national day of action to showcase support of the Affordable Care Act, and is being held on the day that the U...
FITCHBURG — The Federation for Children with Special Needs will screen the film “Paper Tigers” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, on the Fitchburg State University campus. Admission is free and open to the public, though guests are asked to register online in advance of the screening. A panel...
BOSTON — There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. “THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW” — Massachusetts offers citizens the “right of free petition” — the power to propose their own legislation. Although Friday, Jan. 20, was technically the deadline to file “seasonably-filed” bills for the...
Tuesday, March 21 7:53 a.m. - Walk-in reports someone hit his vehicle while it was parked at his house, School Street. 7:54 a.m. - Caller reports her son-in-law is threatening via text messages to kill people, Laurel Street. 9:21 a.m. - Walk-in reports town bylaw violation. Contacted...
ATHOL — At 4:17 p.m., Tuesday, vehicles operated by Leigh A. Keil, of Barre; and Ernie A. Whaland, of Orange, were in a minor accident in the parking lot at North Quabbin Commons on Templeton Road. According to police, both vehicles were backing up at the same time and hit each other. Both...
ATHOL — Valuing Our Children will hold a StoryWalk of “And Then It’s Spring” by Julie Fogliano, on Friday, March 24, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Athol Public Library. For more information, call Jen Aldrich at VOC at 978-249-8467, or Angela Dumas at the library at 978-249-9515.

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