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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) has announced that DIAL/SELF Youth & Community Services will receive $194,726 annually in grant funds over the next five years ($973,630 in total) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for...
ATHOL — The Board of Health will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m., in Room 1 of the town hall, with the following agenda: Sept. 26 minutes. September activity reports. New business — Tobacco Control Alliance participation form; review resumes for assistant health agent vacancy. Old business...
ATHOL — At 7:48 a.m., Thursday, an SUV operated by Dennis E. Metevier, of 248 Lyons Hill Rd., went out of control and struck a boulder as Metevier was backing down the driveway at the property. The under carriage and rear bumper of the vehicle were damaged. No injuries resulted. It was...
BOSTON — In a unanimous decision on Wednesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the first-degree murder conviction in 1999 of Enez Kolenovic, formerly of Ware, in the stabbing death of David Walker. The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office was represented on appeal by Thomas...
ROYALSTON — For anyone confused about the ever-changing proposals on health care reform, the Royalston Democratic Committee is sponsoring an informational forum on Monday, Nov. 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the town hall. Guest speakers will include: • Tina M. Santos, vice president of patient...
PHILLIPSTON — Make-A-Change Inc., of Gardner, will host its second annual Fall Festival at the Red Apple Farm, 455 Highland Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Access to the event is free, and all are welcome to shop with participating vendors. For a charge, attendees can access...
ORANGE — The Orange Public Libraries have announced their November schedule of events. For information on programs or to register, call 978-544-2495. All programs are free, and unless otherwise noted, are held at the Wheeler Memorial Library, 49 East Main St. Wednesday, Nov. 1 3:30 to 4:30...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration said Wednesday that over 6.5 million searches have been conducted by health care providers in the first year since the launch of the state’s Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool (MassPAT), which links Massachusetts’ patient prescription data sharing...
GREENFIELD — The Communities that Care Coalition of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments will hold its biannual full coalition meeting on Friday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Temple Israel, 27 Pierce St. The coalition will share results from the 2017 Teen Health Survey, which for...
ATHOL — The Friends of Athol Hospital’s second annual Pumpkin Festival will take place on the hospital grounds on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. Area residents are invited to bring their best jack-o-lanterns to be displayed and judged in several categories: funniest, scariest, prettiest,...

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