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ORANGE — The state’s Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) invites the public to an informational meeting about the plan to establish a small population of endangered timber rattlesnakes at the Quabbin Reservoir. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m., at the Ralph C....
A walk in opposition of the Kinder-Morgan Northeast Direct Pipeline will begin at Greenfield Community College on Presidents' Day, Feb. 15. Left to right -- Hattie Nestel of Athol, Diana Roberts of Bernardston, Priscilla Lynch of Conway, Diane McAvoy of Montague, and Charlotte Gordon of Greenfield, all of the No NED Pipeline Affinity Group.Submitted photo
GREENFIELD — Walkers who oppose the Kinder-Morgan Northeast Direct Pipeline will walk Monday morning, Presidents’ Day, Feb. 15, from Greenfield Community College to the First Congregational Church at 43 Silver St. between 10 a.m. and noon, according to Hattie Nestel of the No NED Pipeline Affinity...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m., in the lower level of the town hall, with the following agenda:  Minutes. Meetings — Joint meetings with advisory finance committee for fiscal year 2017 budget reviews: 7:10 p.m., memorial library; 7:20 p.m., veterans...
ORANGE — American Legion Post 172 will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. Following that meeting, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 172 will meet. Auxiliary Meeting Also on Wednesday, at 6 p.m., there will be a meeting of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 172. These...
Weekend, Jan. 30-31 Orange - Fire Chief James R. Young Jr., recently graduated from the state’s Chief Fire Officer Management Program in Stow. The North Quabbin Trails Association’s Challenged Mobility Team is working to redefine outdoor handicap accessibility for outdoor trails. Several new...
FITCHBURG — The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the death of Jeremiah Oliver to be a homicide, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The autopsy report on Oliver listed the cause of death as “homicidal violence of undetermined etiology.” Oliver...
BELOIT, Wisconsin/PRNewswire/ — Americans shelled out nearly $19 billion in 2015. “Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts are always the lead for widespread retail sales this time of year,” stated Brent Shelton, FatWallet online shopping expert. “More recently though, we’re seeing a big marketing push...
ATHOL — On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the congregate lunch at the senior center will be served at noon after which attendees will have the opportunity to craft a Valentine’s Day gift bag beginning at 1 p.m. Those taking part will decorate and then fill their bags with chocolate. The instructions and...
ERVING — The School Union 28 Budget and Personnel Committee will meet Monday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School, with the following agenda: Committee reorganization (chair and secretary). Public hearings. Sept. 9 and Jan. 13 minutes. Final vote on fiscal year 2017 Union 28...
PETERSHAM — Town Clerk Diana Cooley reminds residents that Wednesday, Feb. 10, is the deadline to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary on March 1. Feb. 10 is also the deadline for registered voters who wish to change their party enrollment either...

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