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ATHOL — Albert H. Stoddard Jr., 98, formerly of Athol and Pelham, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at the Center For Extended Care in Amherst. Funeral arrangements are pending with Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange.
ORANGE — The North Quabbin Trails Association will hold a special holiday gathering Monday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m., at the Orange Innovation Center, 131 West Main St.  There will be live music, inspirational stories from the past year, and a Yankee swap, as well as an ugly sweater contest. NQTA...
ATHOL — At this time of year the Athol Woman’s Club would especially like to remember: Dominey Smith, Laur Smith, Harry L. Foster, Kelly L. Foster, Dominey Smith, Jr., Larry Smith, Pat McGuirk, Harold Britt, Arthur Brill, Henry Guerin, Viola Guerin, Bruce Guerin, Patrick Leo McGuirk, Mary...
ATHOL — The Knights of Columbus have announced the winners for the first week of their December 2015 calendar raffle. They are: •Dec. 1 — Michelle Donadio •Dec. 2 — Rob Haigh. •Dec. 3 — Susan Leeman •Dec. 4 — Ann Marie Smith. •Dec. 5 — Victoria Morris. •Dec. 6 — Larry Zanga. •Dec. 7...
KEENE, N.H. — At approximately 2:50 a.m., Friday, Keene Police officers responded to the Circle K on West Street for a reported armed robbery. Upon their arrival, officers determined that a male subject wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a bandana covering his face had entered the store and...
Riverbend Reading Teacher Susan Tandy consults with Dominic (in plaid shirt, on left,) and Justin, (in green, on right,) about their independent reading, as part of the Readers' Workshop.
Susan Tandy’s fourth-grade reading class at Riverbend School is unlike anything you may remember from your own elementary school. It may not even be like anything your kids remember, if they went through elementary school more than four years ago. Instead, it reflects the dramatic changes that...
BOSTON — State legislators Sen. Anne M. Gobi (D-Spencer), Rep. Donald R. Berthiaume (R-Spencer), Rep. Kimberly N. Ferguson (R-Rutland) and Rep. Todd M. Smola (R-Warren) have announced that State Police Station C-3, located in the Town of Brookfield, will remain open; the barracks had been...
TURNERS FALLS – The Franklin County Technical School Players will present a new and irreverent twist on some timeless holiday classics this year when they present “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!).” This madcap comedy is written by John K. Alvarez, Michael Carleton, and James...
ERVING — The Erving School Committee will meet Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m., at the Erving Elementary School with the following agenda: Public hearings — After-school director presentation; other public hearings. Nov. 17 minutes. Warrants. Report of the Gill-Montague representatives....
ATHOL — The Vacant and Abandoned Buildings Committee will meet Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m., in Liberty Hall with the following agenda: Minutes. Chairman’s report. Inspector’s report — Receivership update. Public comment. Old business — Priority properties, next steps. New business.

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