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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...
ORANGE — On Thursday, at 8:30 p.m., Karen M. Gilbert, 31, of East Boston, was arrested at Walmart for shoplifting by concealing, and trespassing. This is Gilbert’s second offense.  Gilbert was also issued a parking ticket when police discovered she had parked illegally in a handicap space. 
ORANGE — At 6:15 p.m., Wednesday night, a pick-up truck struck a deer on New Athol Road. Damage was reported to be under $1,000. 
DEVENS — Mount Wachusett Community College is launching an accelerated Saturday program for students interested in graduating with an academic certificate in business administration, small business management or accounting/bookkeeping. The fast-track program lets students complete eight courses...
AREA — The North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce’s annual Midnight Madness event will take place in Athol and Orange on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 6 p.m. to midnight. Midnight Madness offers an opportunity to shop locally for quality gifts, while receiving discounts and supporting the local economy....
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), on Thursday awarded 25 grants totaling $500,000 to Massachusetts farmers to implement renewable energy systems and improve energy efficiency on farms. The Little White Goat...

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