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ORANGE — The Mahar After Prom Party Committee is conducting its annual fresh balsam wreath sale. Orders close this week and proceeds benefit the all-night drug- and alcohol-free event to help keep Mahar seniors and their guests safe on prom night. For information, call 978-544-8831 
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University now offers a bridge program for licensed practical nurses who completed their training in the military and are seeking their bachelor of science degrees in nursing. Interested students are encouraged to attend the next Graduate and Continuing Education...
ATHOL — A workshop on Project WILD, an award-winning conservation and environmental education program, will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Millers River Environmental Center, 100 Main St. The interdisciplinary program is one of the most widely used among educators of...
PETERSHAM — The Ladies Union of the Orthodox Congregational Church of Petersham, at 21 North Main St., will hold their annual Christmas fair at the church on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A luncheon will be served in Myra’s Tea Room at noon; take-out will be available. Coffee or tea...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration on Friday announced $3.57 million in grants to 80 cities, towns, regional groups and non-profit organizations to increase the diversion, reuse, composting and recycling of materials in the solid waste stream.  The grants are funded through the Sustainable...
ORANGE —On Saturday at 5:15 p.m., Isaac S. Chaisson, 20, of 90 South Athol Rd., Athol,  was arrested on two Orange District Court warrants at a South Shore Drive location after a caller reported him to be there. 
ORANGE — A minor two-car accident occurred Saturday night, at 7:23 p.m., on Daniel Shays Highway. Damage was assessed at under $1,000. Drivers exchanged information. Further information was not available prior to press time. 
TEMPLETON — The November membership meeting of the Narragansett Historical Society will be a week early due to the holiday, on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the document room. The Jack Frost Festival is slated for Dec. 6 with tree lighting at 4:30 p.m. on the Templeton Common, then on to East...
ATHOL — Four motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 4:27 p.m., Friday, vehicles operated by Jonas R. Bussiere, of Gardner; and Tyra L. Woodin, of 36 Prospect St., were in an accident at Main and School streets. Damage was under $1,000. The drivers exchanged...
-- Village School preschool teacher, Leanne Limoges, guides children in a baking project. An open house will be held at the school in Royalston on Nov. 21.
ROYALSTON — The Village School is hosting an open house for parents and children on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon.  Attendees can see classrooms, meet teachers, talk to current parents and students, meet alumni and learn about the engaging and challenging curriculum. There will also be...

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