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ATHOL — At 3:50 p.m., Sunday, vehicles operated by Robert H. Britt, of 33 Wilder St.; and Jeffrey A. Gray, of 36 Smith St., were in an accident on Exchange Street. Police responded after a caller reported an elderly man had rear-ended the caller’s vehicle more than once. According to police,...
Athol-Royalston Schools Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. Assorted cereals, 2% milk, and fruit juice offered for breakfast daily. Assorted fresh fruits, canned fruits and fat free or low fat milk offered for lunch daily. Senior and middle school offer alternate assorted sandwiches,...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration on Wednesday announced the availability of $500,000 in grant funding for wildlife habitat management projects, a $200,000 increase from previous rounds of the Habitat Management Grant Program. Grants will be awarded for municipal and private conservation...
WORCESTER — The Baker-Polito Administration on Friday announced the availability of $1 million in grant funding to schools that wish to adopt or expand Project Lead the Way curriculum, which is focused on applied learning in STEM subjects in grades K-12. The One8 Foundation, a Massachusetts-...
ERVING — The Erving School Committee’s policy committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: April 25 minutes. Review policy changes per the Massachusetts Association of School Committees newsletter list. Review old policies —...
FRAMINGHAM — The Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section on Friday added New Bedford double homicide suspect Carmelo Kercado Jr. to its Most Wanted list. Kercado, 35, is wanted for the Oct. 10 fatal shootings of two men in a vehicle on Central Avenue in New Bedford....
ORANGE — The next gathering of the North Quabbin Trails Association (NQTA), open to the public, will feature Heather Hunt of the Hunt Farm in Orange. The event includes a free potluck dinner and takes place Monday, Oct. 16, at the Orange Innovation Center, 131 West Main St., Orange, at 6 p.m....
ORANGE — Police and emergency personnel on Friday responded to a head-on crash involving a Merrifield Bus Co. school bus and another vehicle on East River Street in the vicinity of Pine Crest Apartments. The accident was reported to Athol Police by a 911 caller at 2:30 p.m. Responding officer...
GREENFIELD — The Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, at 289 Main St., will host a “Mini Monster Mash,” a costume and dance party for families on Halloween Day, Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. Admission is free. The party takes place during downtown trick-or-treating and the parade. The...
The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) and the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce have announced a new partnership to bring additional micro lending resources closer to young companies in the Gardner area. Pictured are Jim Bellina, left, president and CEO of the Greater Gardner Chamber; and Roy M. Nascimento, president and CEO of the NCMDC. Submitted photo
AREA — The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) and the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce have announced a new partnership to bring additional micro lending resources closer to young companies in the Gardner area. The collaboration involves the NCMDC providing start-up...

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