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ATHOL — The annual William J. O’Brien Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Thursday, Nov. 26, at the Athol American Legion, at 325 Pequoig Ave. The meal is held to ensure no one is without a dinner or companionship on the holiday. Coffee will be served to those arriving early. Drop-ins...
ATHOL — The holiday season will kick-off on Friday, Nov. 27, as the members of the Athol Woman’s Club and the Athol Congregational Church join with community to sing at the lighting of the Memory Tree on the uptown common, with music beginning at 6 p.m. For over 20 years, the club has lit the...
NEW SALEM — The 1794 Meetinghouse will hold a wintertime beading party fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 29, from 1 to 5 p.m., at the Central Congregational Church. The meetinghouse has received a donation of beads — semi-precious stones, glass beads, acrylic beads, metal beads — with the stipulation...
KEENE, N.H. — On Nov. 14, the Keene Police responded to a report of a theft of a donation jar at the Beaver Street Market. A physical description as well as video surveillance facilitated the identification of the subject responsible and an arrest warrant was issued by the 8th Circuit Keene Court...
 Helen Estabrooks, left, and Pam Gale, right, display some of the partridge berry bowls that will be sold at the Community Church of North Orange and Tully's Holly Fair on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will also be Christmas decorations, handmade items, raffles, cookies, candy, wreaths, and a food table. Santa will stop by from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for photos. Photo by Jessica Gale-Tanner
ORANGE — The Community Church of North Orange and Tully will hold its annual Holly Fair on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The main floor of the church is handicap accessible and will feature a cookie walk, homemade candy, a gift card raffle and a food table. Christmas wreaths will...
Weekend, Nov. 14-15 Athol - A Global People’s Climate March will be held Sunday, Nov. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m., beginning at the uptown common. Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles Stone spoke to students at Riverbend School during a Veterans’ Day observance held at the school. Orange - The Mahar...
AMHERST — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) now has 2016 federal conservation program funds available for Massachusetts farmers and forest land owners. The agency is also starting a new application ranking process designed to reduce the time that...
GREENFIELD — The Franklin County Community Meals Program is working with local restaurants through the end of December to promote its “Share the Bounty with the County” fundraising campaign. In the Franklin County tradition of local businesses and individuals working together to address...
ATHOL —Police arrested Kerri Hammersley, 19, of Athol, at a Main Street location Friday, at 2:19 p.m., on a warrant.   Hammersley was taken into custody without incident. 
WARWICK — The Metcalf Chapel will hold its annual holiday fair on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the town hall, 12 Athol Rd. The fair will feature handmade gifts, fair and bake sale items, and a theme basket silent auction. Hot lunch will be served, and there will be live music to...

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