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ORANGE — The Mahar Regional School Committee’s educational programs subcommittee will meet Tuesday, May 2, at 6 p.m., in the school library, with the following agenda: MS Humanities. Expand Grade 8 algebra from one to two classes. E-learning. AP/VHS courses. Alternative year courses....
WESTMINSTER — State Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) will be a panelist at a free community discussion on the Constitution, to be held Monday, May 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Westminster Senior Center, 69 West Main St. “Understanding Our Constitution” will include a presentation by Clark...
Wednesday, April 26 7:41 a.m. - School resource officer provided transport to student from School Street location to Athol High School. 8:01 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for male party who has fallen and possibly broken his leg, Grove Street. Assisted Athol Fire Department. 8:30 a.m...
AREA — Students from two area schools, Pioneer Valley Regional in Northfield and Quabbin Regional in Barre, are among those slated to participate in the 30th annual Massachusetts Envirothon, to be held on Thursday, May 18, at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln. For the...
DEAR ABBY: I’m writing because I see a lot of bullying going on at school. One of the bullies is a friend of mine and I’ve asked her to stop, but she doesn’t listen. How I can get through to her so she understands that she’s hurting someone’s feelings? She treats people like they don’t have...
BOSTON — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Massachusetts Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Bay State residents over the age of 50 who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP Massachusetts is excited to...
ATHOL — The Board of Health is giving consideration to signing a letter at the request of the Massachusetts Association of Health Boards that will be sent to the state government and which protests the allowance for any new natural gas pipelines in the state. The MAHB is asking that BOHs sign...
PHILLIPSTON — The annual town election will be held Monday, May 1. Voting takes place at the town hall and polls will be open from noon to 8 p.m. There are two contests on the ballot. Incumbent Terrence M. Dymek is being challenged by Richard S. Wilkins for a three-year seat on the selectboard....
PETERSHAM — The selectboard met jointly with the advisory finance committee and town moderator on Tuesday night to review the special and annual town meeting warrants. Article 1 on the special town meeting is a request for $30,725 to eliminate the fiscal year 2017 snow and ice deficit. Article...
ORANGE — On Tuesday a utility pole on Holtshire Road caught on fire at approximately 3:30 p.m. The pole subsequently broke off near the top.  The Orange Fire Department reports that power was shut off to the area affecting an estimated 300 customers in Orange and New Salem for some time. Power...

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