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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...
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...

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