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ATHOL — Quabbin Valley Healthcare is launching a four-part educational series in partnership with Beacon Hospice for caregivers and family members of those afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. The series kicks off on March 29, with “Deep Harbors: Understanding the Benefits of...
Menus for the week of March 27-31 Monday, egg drop spinach soup, meatballs, teriyaki sauce, brown rice (HDM: peas and carrots), fortune cookie, tropical fruit Tuesday, vegetable soup, sloppy joe, homefries (HDM: mixed vegetables), vanilla yogurt Wednesday, roast turkey, herb gravy, stuffing...
1992 Athol’s Red Raiders turned in a valiant effort before losing to East Boston 59-51 in overtime at the Worcester Centrum Division II State Basketball championship game. Approximately 300 people attended International Night at Athol High School. Foreign language students set up displays and...
ATHOL — The Northeast Quabbin Veterans District board of directors on Friday voted unanimously to select Fedencia Fitch as the next director of veterans services. She will take over the position from Neil McGuirk, who is retiring at the end of the current fiscal year. Fitch, a Princeton resident...
 A benefit fundraiser to assist former Athol resident Mike Jones, above, while he battles multiple sclerosis will be held at the Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks on Saturday, March 25, from noon to 4 p.m.Submitted photo
ORANGE — A number of North Quabbin area musicians are coming together to perform at a benefit fundraiser for Athol native Mike Jones, 47, who is battling multiple sclerosis and facing the loss of his home in White House, Tenn. The benefit is being held on Saturday, March 25, from noon to 4 p.m...
A new partnership between the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) and the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce will bring additional micro lending resources closer to young companies in the North Quabbin area. Pictured are North Quabbin Chamber Executive Director Mark Wright, left; and Roy Nascimento, president and CEO of the NCMDC. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) and the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce have announced a new partnership to bring additional micro lending resources closer to young companies in the North Quabbin area. The collaboration involves the NCMDC providing start...
Jillian Geyster, of Phillipston, pictured at a 2016 Phillipston Historical Society meeting, spent spring break volunteering on one of the college's SEND Service Immersion Trips, in Trenton, N.J. 
WORCESTER — The Assumption College Office of Campus Ministry has announced that Jillian Geyster, of Phillipston, spent spring break volunteering on one of the college’s SEND Service Immersion Trips, in Trenton, N.J.  In Trenton, students participated in a retreat facilitated by an organization...
PHILLIPSTON — At the selectboard meeting Monday, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust Community Conservation Director Jay Rasku presented the last contracts to be signed for 177 acres of Jason Hakkila’s family land off Athol Road to be designated as conservation lands. Public access will be allowed...
ATHOL — The boat count for the 54th annual River Rat Race, to be held Saturday, April 8, has climbed to 23 as of Monday.  New entries include: Emilee Melanson of Orange and Michaela Shufelt of Athol; Travis Songer of Framingham and Mario Capolongo of Ware; Darryl Lipinski of Williamston and Josh...
LEOMINSTER — The United Way of North Central Massachusetts will hold its 37th Campaign Recognition and Thank-You Event on Thursday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m., at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leominster, 99 Erdman Wy. United Way will acknowledge volunteers and area companies for their workplace...

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