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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...
PHILLIPSTON — The annual Thanksgiving Harvest Festival will be held at The Red Apple Farm on Saturday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., each day. There will be local crafts and produce, smoking barbecue pit, music and a food hall featuring local foods, a beer and wine tent,...
ORANGE — The First Universalist Church, at 31 North Main St.,, will hold its holiday fair on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with lunch available from 11 to 1. Available for purchase will be gift baskets, gently used Christmas decorations, toys and gifts. There will also be a center...
ORANGE — The annual Tully City Council Club luck-of-the-draw partners dart tournament will be held on Friday, Nov. 27. Sign-up at the club, at 365 Tully Rd., will begin at 3:30 p.m. Darts fly at 4. The cost is $5 per person.

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