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Students from Franklin County Technical school recently attended the Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students participated in activities such as electronic storytelling with chibitronics, which was led by UMass College of Engineering undergraduate students; engineering drug delivery, led by UMass College of Engineering undergraduate students; and the lotus effect and capillary origami. Submitted photo
TURNERS FALLS — Cat Landers has a passion for chemical engineering, so her visit to the Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day at the University of Massachusetts Amherst opened her eyes to possibilities for her beyond high school. “The conference gave me an insight into internships,...
ORANGE —Those interested in learning about key issues affecting seniors and their families are invited to a free seminar to be held Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Fiske, Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd.  Information will be presented by a trio of experts:  • Larry...
AREA — Arena Civic Theatre, of Greenfield, has announced auditions for their April 2016 production of “Spring Awakening,” a rock musical written by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik, and based on the play by Frank Wedekind. The production will take place the last two weekends in April at the Orange...
The North Quabbin Pipeline Action group and other North Quabbin region environmental groups are sponsoring the Global People’s Climate March for the Earth on Sunday, Nov. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Uptown Common, Athol
ATHOL — At the end of November, as world leaders come together in Paris, France, to negotiate the next phase of addressing the global climate crisis, people  around the world will take to the streets to send a clear message to world leaders demanding action for a clean energy future. As a part of...
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College on Friday announced the launching of a Workforce Diversity Pipeline program for students interested in healthcare careers. The funding for the program came courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Services’ Office of Minority Health, and not its...
LEOMINSTER — Twin Cities Community Development Corporation, which formerly served Fitchburg and Leominster, announced its name change, to NewVue Communities, as it expands its mission to serve the entire region, including the North Quabbin.  The community development and affordable housing...
Weekend, Nov. 7-8 Athol - Veterans’ Day services will be held by the Athol Veterans Council on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Hannah Cardosa, 6, of Athol, found Mrs. Halloween (Megan Shaughnessy) and Tiffany Cruz, 9, of Athol, found Mr. Halloween during this year’s search for the Halloween pair in...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the town hall, 13 On The Common, to discuss the town’s intent to apply to the FY16 Massachusetts Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  The town is eligible...
FITCHBURG — The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $487,566 in charitable distributions from discretionary and advised funds for its most recently completed quarter.  The Community Foundation, which has over 170 charitable funds that have been established by donors, said 24...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., in the town hall with the following agenda: Nov. 3 minutes. Acknowledgments, announcements, correspondence. Department head reports. Old business. New business. Any other item(s) not reasonably anticipated 48 hours...

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