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ATHOL — Athol Hospital is putting out the call for volunteers to assist in a variety of ways, including: people to help escort patients to their destinations and to give general information; others to serve as “ambassadors” between the emergency room, lab, x-ray and MRI departments helping people...
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Monday. At 1:41 p.m., vehicles operated by Elizabeth A. Leonard, of Gardner; and Gerald P. Truehart, of Gage Road, were involved in an accident at Main and Union streets. No injuries were reported. No citations were issued. At 2:52...
ATHOL — On Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Athol Public Library will present a film screening of “Before the Flood,” a 2016 documentary from Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens. “Before the Flood,” presented by National Geographic, features DiCaprio on a journey...
"Black Deckle, Evening over Roundhouse," is part of "In Response to Paper," a collection of 10 recent works by Wendell artist Julia Rabin. The exhibit will be on display in the Herrick Gallery of the Wendell Free Library during the months of September and October. Submitted photo
WENDELL — “In Response to Paper” is a collection of 10 recent works by Wendell artist Julia Rabin that will hang in the Herrick Gallery of the Wendell Free Library during the months of September and October. An opening reception at the library, 7 Wendell Depot Rd., will be held on Saturday, Sept....
GARDNER — State Police from the Athol barracks responded to a single-car roll-over on Route 2 westbound at 7:50 p.m. on Saturday. According to police, a 25-year-old female lost control of the 2011 Kia Sorrento she was driving, causing the vehicle to roll over. The driver was transported to...
ORANGE — On Saturday, at 11 a.m., police arrested Zachary A. Wheeler, 22, homeless of Orange, after he was found in a home on Holtshire Road.  Police responded to the residence after a party reported Wheeler was sleeping in the home of the party’s parents that the party was taking care of while...
WARWICK — The selectboard will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at the town hall with the following agenda: Minutes. Chapter 268 Section 20 exemptions or ethics disclosures — if any; outsourcing accounting — review of scope of work, discussion, next steps, action; discuss outsourcing more highway...
ERVING — The Erving School Committee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Reorganization. Public hearings — Gillian Budine, Community Network for Children presentation; other public hearings. June 20 minutes. Warrants. Report...
GREENFIELD — The Great Greenfield DinoFest, presented by Piti Theatre and Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 9:30 a.m. outside the Second Congregational Church on the town common. This is a celebratory day of free events, including performances,...
ATHOL — Police made two arrests over the weekend. At 5:19 p.m., Sunday, George R. Ballentine, 25, reported as being homeless, was taken into custody on two default warrants at a Silver Lake Street location. On Sunday, at 8:19 p.m., Gavin J. Patterson, 23, of Wilder Street, was arrested on a...

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