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ATHOL — At 12:19 p.m., Wednesday, Jordan A. Livingston, of Pierce Street, called police to report that about a half hour prior she had struck a parked vehicle when leaving the YMCA. According to police, she stated she had left a note for the vehicle owner, as she had to go to work. The owner of...
AREA — RSVP of the Pioneer Valley is offering volunteer opportunities for individuals aged 55 to 75 who are looking for ways to call on previous experience to improve their communities. Among the possibilities are helping Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden County seniors age in place at home by...
PETERSHAM — A two-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of South Street, South Main Street and Barre Road on Sunday, at 2:23 p.m. A vehicle operated by Phillip A. Legare, 80, of 379 West Royalston Rd., Athol, was traveling south on South Main Street and drove into the travel lane of a...
ORANGE — Two accidents were reported to police on Tuesday.  At 2:04 p.m., a location manager for “Castle Rock” advised their lift hit a utility pole and pulled wires off a house on Ball Street and that they had already called National Grid to fix the wires. Insurance information was provided...
ORANGE — The Orange Historical Society will hold its fall meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the society home at 41 North Main St. The public is invited to hear longtime Society President Irene Ballou talk about the history of the society, its past accomplishments, and plans for the future...
LEOMINSTER — The Montachusett Metropolitan Planning Organization will meet Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m., at 464 Abbot Ave., with the following agenda: Public comments. Approval of July 19 minutes. Montachusett federal fiscal year 2018 Unified Planning Work Program — Discussion of budget...
GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Community College Chorus will open its fall semester concert series on Friday, Oct. 20, with a preview concert, “Favorite and New Choral Music.” The performance will take place from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. at the GCC main building, in the music room, S-358. The GCC Chorus...
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University student organizations will raise funds for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico during a night of dancing, music and games that will celebrate the local community’s ties to the battered island.  The fundraiser will be held 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18...
Author Kevin O'Hara and a donkey named Missy completed a nine-month, 1,720-mile journey around Ireland in 1979. At the Royalston Town Hall on Sunday, Oct. 22, O'Hara will share images and humorous anecdotes of his trip, which was documented in his book, "Last of the Donkey Pilgrims." Submitted photo
ROYALSTON — On Sunday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at the Royalston Town Hall, 13 On the Common, Kevin O’Hara will share his images and humorous anecdotes of his timeless and extraordinary journey around Ireland. His book, “Last of the Donkey Pilgrims,” chronicles his nine-month, 1,720-mile journey around...

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