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DEAR ABBY: You have mentioned in the past that you have a booklet on writing letters, including thank-you notes. Where do I send for it? I’ll need four because my grandkids are lacking in that area. It’s truly a shame that younger generations haven’t been taught about the importance of such...
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive Photo (c) Liane Brandon Executive Producer/Writer/Director: Eric Stange
ROYALSTON — On Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the ballroom of “The Maples” at 17 On the Common in Royalston, there will be a screening of the new PBS documentary “Edgar Allan Poe: Burried Alive.” The screening will be followed by a discussion and question-and-answer period with producer Jennifer...
ERVING — The Route 2 Task Force will meet Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m., at the Erving Senior and Community Center, 1 Care Dr., with the following agenda: History of the Route 2 Task Force — Maureen Mullaney of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments and Brad Harris of the Montachusett...
ORANGE — Local shoemaker Sharon Raymond will offer a “Make Shoes for Toddlers” workshop on Thursday, Nov. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Wheeler Memorial Library, 49 East Main St. Years ago, Raymond was taken to see a defunct ice skate factory in Athol. She was told by the elderly owner about all...
ORANGE — On Thursday, at 8:35 p.m., police arrested Dwayne D. Boudreau, 56, of Gardner, following a traffic stop for operating with a revoked registration and no insurance. He was charged with operating with a revoked registration, uninsured motor vehicle and a default warrant.   
ORANGE — A joint policy meeting of the Mahar Regional, Orange Elementary and Petersham Center School school committees will be held on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m., in the superintendent’s office. The single agenda item will be policy development.
NORTHAMPTON — The Northampton Democratic City Committee invites all interested residents to a forum entitled “The North Korea Nuclear Threat and U.S. Policy: Is War Avoidable? What Can We Do?” It will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Northampton High School Auditorium, 380...
SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Franklin County Festival of Trees will kick off on Thursday, Nov. 30, and run through Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Yankee Candle Village Annex, 25 Greenfield Rd. Hours will be Thursdays and Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors are welcome to...
ATHOL — On Sunday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m., the Interfaith Clergy Council of Athol is celebrating Thanksgiving with its annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. The service will take place in the sanctuary of Temple Israel at 107 Walnut St. There will be songs and prayers led by local clergy of...
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Monday. At 12:06 p.m., a report was received of a minor accident on Tower Road. According to police, a caller reported an equipment truck had struck his friend’s sedan which he had driven to the construction site. The equipment...

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