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ERVING — The selectboard will meet Monday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m., at Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Old business — Erving center traffic safety updates; Erving Industries third-party wastewater agreement. New business — 10 Town Loan Fund Annual Report; fiscal year 2019...
WORCESTER — Donations of used cars, trucks or campers are sought by the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Free towing is offered along with quick pick-up. Donations are tax deductible and proceeds benefit blind and vision-impaired persons within the state. For...
NORTHAMPTON — The Office of Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan’s Domestic Violence and Adult Sexual Assault Unit in partnership with the City of Northampton has been awarded a $450,000 Improving Criminal Justice Response grant from the United States Department of Justice Office on...
GARDNER — The Better Breathers Support Group will meet Monday, Nov. 6, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., in the Dining Room B/Conference Room at Heywood Hospital, at 242 Green St. The speaker will be Pauline Metivier, RTT, CPFT. Her topic will be “Exercise for COPD.” The group is for people with...
PETERSHAM — On Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m., the Village Lyceum, located behind the First Church Petersham Unitarian, will present “The Mad, Mad World of Adam Bergeron” in the Davis Hall Auditorium. The Davis Hall is one of the North Quabbin’s hidden gems, says Bergeron, an Orange native now...
Friday, Oct. 13 7:44 a.m. - Two summonses served, Exchange Street. 7:57 a.m. - Subject called with questions about laws regarding hospital mandatory reporting of gunshot wounds, Crescent Street. Officer attempted call back. No answer. 8:28 a.m. - Winchendon requested contact be made with...
ATHOL — Police responded to two motor vehicle accidents on Friday afternoon. At 1:02 p.m., a 911 caller reported a vehicle off the road on South Athol Road. Kyle M. Thibault, of South Barre, was cited for impeded operation and a marked lanes violation. At 1:41 p.m., an officer reported a...
TEMPLETON — Ahimsa Haven Animal Rescue Inc. has announced that it is a recipient of a 2017 grant from the Massachusetts Animal Coalition (MAC) “I’m Animal Friendly” license plate program. Funds will be used towards Ahimsa’s mission of spaying and neutering all of its animals prior to adoption and...
PETERSHAM — Progress is being made on the asbestos removal work at the former Nichewaug Inn and Academy property. At Wednesday night’s selectboard meeting Vice Chair Henry Woolsey said contractor Associated Building Wreckers has gotten more work done in the last two weeks and has begun to pump out...
NEW SALEM — By posting “low salt” signs along a stretch of Wendell Road, the Board of Health hopes to isolate the cause of regularly fluctuating sodium levels in the Swift River School water supply over the last year. Permission to install the signs was granted by the selectboard at its Tuesday...

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