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ATHOL — The Athol Public Library is hosting an adult coloring contest for patrons 18 years of age and older. Each person can submit one entry and one of the pre-selected coloring pages must be used. No original art will be accepted. Entries are due by Friday, Nov. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the adult...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Jon Chaisson, a former resident of Athol, has recently released his first science fiction novel titled “A Division of Souls,” self-publishing it independently as an e-book through Smashwords and Kindle. It is the first in a trilogy, the second and third books to be released...
Warwick resident Helen Hills, shown with her horse Lucky, is the author of "My Life at 82," a 400-page journal chronicling her life during 2012 and published by Haley's. Hills will sell and autograph copies of her book at the New England Equestrian Center of Athol's Fall Social on Saturday, Nov. 7.
ATHOL — Haley’s has announced the publication of “My Life at 82,” Helen Hills’ 400-page journal chronicling her life during 2012. Hills resides with her husband Ralph in Warwick where she maintains her horse stables and home along with two horses, dogs and gardens. Author of “Still Riding at 80...
GARDNER — GVNA HealthCare has announced that Dr. John Harrington will be honored at the agency’s 6th annual Executive Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster. The keynote speaker will be author and growth strategist Jeanne Bliss, who will...
TEMPLETON — A free tasting will be held at The Kitchen Garden on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured vendors include The Kitchen Garden, and a representative from Our Family Farms of Massachusetts will offer samples of their milk.  The Kitchen Garden will be serving cookies from...
AREA — The State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, Nov. 7, into Sunday, Nov. 8, on a public way in Worcester County. The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate...
ORANGE — On Tuesday, at 10 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident on East Main Street in the area of Cumberland Farms. While exiting the Cumberland Farms parking lot, a vehicle driven by Arthur Talbot, 79, of 50 Red Brook Ln., was struck by a vehicle operated by Sean Lloyd, 45, of 7 Gibbs...
ATHOL — The Women’s Fellowship group of the Athol Congregational Church, at 1225 Chestnut St., will hold its annual holiday bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The downstairs Fellowship Hall at the church will be filled with a “Crafts & Creations” table (everyday items as well...
AREA — Tyler Wolanin, district aide to State Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer), will hold office hours throughout the district during the month of November. Constituents and town officials are invited to meet with Wolanin to express any concerns, ideas and issues they have. Walk-ins are welcome but...
BOSTON — State Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) joined with other state leaders recently to announce a 25-member, bipartisan Working Group to partner with the Council of State Government’s (CSG) Justice Center and explore opportunities for reforming the state criminal justice system....

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