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SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region will hold the first of four planned community forums today, Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Deerfield Town Hall, 8 Conway St.  A light supper will be served at 5:30.  Task Force members in...
The Dexter Park School building project is under way, with the Orange Elementary School District now in the beginning stages of the Massachusetts School Building Authority's Eligibility Period. Submitted photo
ORANGE — The Orange Elementary School District is in the beginning stages of the Massachusetts School Building Authority’s (MSBA) Eligibility Period for the Dexter Park School building project.   During this 270-day period, the MSBA will work with the district to determine the district’s...
HINSDALE, N.H. — The Northfield Drive-in Theatre, at 981 Hinsdale Rd., will open for its 70th season this weekend, Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20. Screening first will be “Boss Baby” followed by “The Fate of the Furious.” The snack bar opens at 6:30 p.m. Movies are shown rain or “moon...
This piece of plein-air art was created by artist Bruce Dean. For those who like to draw or paint outside, the Millers River Watershed Council and the Athol Public Library are sponsoring the Millers River Plen-Air Art Contest & Show. Photo by Bruce Dean
AREA — The Millers River Watershed Council (MRWC) has several spring events scheduled during the months of May and June.  Among the events are two paddles on the Millers River Blue Trail from Athol to Orange. Cleanup Paddle The first paddle, on Saturday, May, 27 (with a rain date of May 28...
FITCHBURG — The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) will meet Thursday, June 1, at 7 p.m., at 1427R Water St., with the following agenda: Approval of May 4 minutes. Election of officers. Treasurer’s report — Approval of cash schedule. Administrative matters — Authorization to...
Pictured are several family members and farmworkers at Diemand Farm in Wendell, the site of Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust's "Party in the Hollow" festival on Sunday, June 4. The festival benefits farm conservation and Mount Grace's Mormon Hollow Working Lands Initiative which helps 10 farm families and neighbors permanently protect 700 acres of farms, woodlands, and wild areas. Photo by Norm Eggert
WENDELL — Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust and Diemand Farm invite the public to enjoy great local food, live music, and local art vendors at the “Party in the Hollow,” Sunday, June 4, at Diemand Farm, 126 Mormon Hollow Rd. The festival benefits farm conservation and Mount Grace’s Mormon...
ORANGE — The Mahar Regional School Committee’s finance and facilities subcommittee will meet Monday, May 22, at 2 p.m., in the superintendent’s office to discuss the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.
GREENFIELD — The 7th annual Langstroth Bee Fest will be held Saturday, June 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Second Congregational Church on the town common. This community event is free and open to the public, and is named for the church’s former pastor, Lorenzo Langstroth, who is...
ROYALSTON — A walkathon will take place this Saturday, May 20, at Tully Lake  to benefit North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy.  The walk will begin at 10 a.m. Walkers are asked to report to the pavilion before heading out on the trails. There are a number of trails to choose from. Pre-registration is...
ORANGE — The Cellar Closet at the Central Congregational Church, at 93 South Main St., will close for the season on Saturday, May 20, following its regular hours of 9 a.m. to noon. All merchandise will be offered at drastically reduced prices. The Cellar Closet will re-open in the fall and...

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