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FITCHBURG — The aftermath of the “Arab Spring” will be explored at Fitchburg State University’s International and Conflict Studies Keynote Address at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, at Ellis White Lecture Hall in Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St. Admission is free. James Ketterer, dean of international...
ATHOL — The Economic Development and Industrial Corporation will meet Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Update on the progress of the right-of-way arrangements with Athol Development LLC for access to the EDIC parcel at the North Quabbin...
ATHOL — At 9:22 a.m., Thursday, a vehicle operated by David R. Berry, of 270 East Main St., Orange, reportedly struck a building on Tunnel Street. The responding officer observed a crack in the wall of the building. It is reported the driver did speak to the clerks but did not identify himself....
ORANGE — Police responded to a two-car accident on Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of South Main and West River streets. Vehicles operated by Victoria Howse, 20, of 10 Highland St.; and Nonie Leibman, 64, of 179 West River St., collided at the intersection after both drivers thought the...
Heidi Gott of Orange was the winner of a dinner for two after participating in the "Find Reel Love" promotion at the Wheeler Memorial Library. The event had library staff inviting patrons to go on a blind date with a movie by wrapping carefully selected DVDs in red paper to hide their identities. The fun was in the element of risk and the possibility of sparking a lifelong love affair with a new actor or director. Submitted photo
ORANGE — Heidi Gott of Orange was chosen as the winner of a dinner for two for participating in the “Find Reel Love” promotion at the Wheeler Memorial Library. During the last two weeks of February, library staff played matchmaker as they paired up patrons with DVDs coyly wrapped in red paper to...
AREA — Valuing Our Children, of Athol, has announced kindergarten readiness kits are available for area families to borrow. The two kits have been designed for parents to use with their child to help them get ready to enter kindergarten.  Parents and children can enjoy playing together with...
Valuing Our Children, a nonprofit committed to addressing the needs of children in the North Quabbin area, has been selected as a beneficiary of the "Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program" for the month of March.
ATHOL — Valuing Our Children, a nonprofit committed to addressing the needs of children in the North Quabbin area, has been selected as a beneficiary of the “Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program” for the month of March. The program has been designed to support local nonprofits like VOC. For...
PHILLIPSTON — The selectboard will host a wage and compensation meeting on Monday, March 7, at 6 p.m., in the town hall. Discussed will be the addition and deletion of information on the draft policy, and the adoption possibilities and process.
ORANGE — The Mahar Regional High School class of 1976 will hold its 40th reunion on Aug. 20. The next reunion meeting is Wednesday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m., at Herrick’s Tavern on Daniel Shays Highway.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. — The Arbor Day Foundation, headquartered in Nebraska City, is offering 10 free, flowering dogwood trees for those persons who become members in March. The free tree offering is a part of the nonprofit foundation’s “Trees for America” campaign. With planting instructions...

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