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ATHOL — The Conservation Commission will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 6:30 p.m., in Liberty Hall to discuss the future of the town’s conservation lands. The input of the town manager will be included.
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will be offering a six-week line dancing program for seniors, on Wednesdays, from Jan. 13 to Feb. 17, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Exercise your body and mind while you learn new and old line dances, including Country Western, Swing, Salsa and more. Line dancing is done...
ATHOL — At 1:56 a.m., today, Brandon A. Torres, 20, of Holyoke, was arrested on a warrant following a traffic stop at Main and Spring streets. He was held on $400 bail.
ATHOL — At 3:28 p.m., Wednesday, vehicles operated by Samantha A. Matyuf, of 85 Willis Rd., Phillipston; and Joshua A. Cohen, of 238 Union St., were in an accident on Daniel Shays Highway. According to police, the Cohen vehicle rear-ended the Matyuf vehicle. Both vehicles were towed. The fire...
The wonderfully titled young adult book The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly parallels one girl’s discovery of Charles Darwin and the Scientific Method with her coming of age at the turn of the 20th century. The exhilaration Calpurnia feels exploring the natural world with her...
WENDELL — The following events are scheduled for the month of January at the Wendell Free Library, at 7 Wendell Depot Rd. Programs are free unless otherwise noted: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. — Adult Watercolor Art Classes (drop ins welcome). Thursday, Jan. 7 (7 p.m.) — Star Wars Movie Series:...
ATHOL — The Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, at 40 Island St., will host a roast pork supper on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m.  Along with roast pork, the menu includes mashed potatoes and gravy, two vegetables, and an assortment of homemade breads and pies.  The church is handicap...
BARRE — The Quabbin Regional High School will hold the fourth annual Quabbin Alumni Band Concert, directed by Peter Lewis, on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m., in the Corridon F. Trask Auditorium at the school at 800 South St. The performance will feature over 50 former QRHS students and/or educators...
PETERSHAM —The selectboard office hours for 2016 have been announced and are as follows: • Mondays — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. • Tuesdays — 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Wednesdays — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Thursdays — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Fridays — 8 a.m. to noon.
Iva Kazda will lead the service at the Unitarian/Universalist Church on the Common on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 10:30 a.m. in the Davis Hall. Her sermon will be on the quest for immortality through her understanding of Taoism. Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — On Sunday, Jan. 17, the First Congregational Parish, Unitarian continues its second Sunday programs with Iva Kazda providing insights into Taoism. The service will take place at the Davis Hall, located just behind the church in Petersham center, and will begin at 10:30 a.m. Second...

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