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PHILLIPSTON — The Appleseed Country Fair at the Red Apple Farm will take place on Saturday, Sept. 2, through Monday, Sept. 4. The fair will begin at 10 a.m. each day, concluding at 6 p.m. on Saturday, 5 p.m. on Sunday, and 4 p.m. on Monday. There will be over 50 vendors and artisans exhibiting...
ORANGE — The 19th annual North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. The rain-or-shine event is held at Forster’s Farm, 60 Chestnut Hill Rd. The festival is infused with vibrancy and action for a hopeful future...
The 12th Annual Oktoberfest "Party In The Street"  hosted by the Gardner Ale House, 74 Parker St., will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Above is a scene from last year's event.
GARDNER — Gardner’s own Moon Hill Brewing Co. at the Gardner Ale House, 74 Parker St., along with the City of Gardner, present their 12th Annual Oktoberfest “Party In The Street” on Saturday, Sept. 30. Admission for this event is free and open to all ages.  The event begins at 11 a.m. with the...
 More than 50,000 people attended the Boston Comic Con held recently. Thousands of people showed up early before the doors opened to get in before the bigger crowd showed up later in the day.Photo by Ashley Arseneau 
Comic Conventions are rumored to be full of nerdy people who most likely live in the parents’ basements but last weekend I learned the wide range of people going to the these events is surprising.  On Saturday, I attended the 10th annual Boston Comic Con (BCC) at the Boston Convention and...
BOSTON — There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call reports the percentage of times local representatives voted with their party’s leadership in 2017 through August 25. The votes of the 2017 membership of 34 Republicans were compared with those...
New Athol-Royalston Regional School District Superintendent Darcy Fernandes (right) pays a visit to Royalston selectmen at their meeting Tuesday night.Photo by Greg Vine
ROYALSTON — Newly hired Athol-Royalston Regional School District Superintendent Darcy Fernandes paid a visit to Royalston selectmen during their meeting Tuesday night. Fernandes was introduced by school committee member Carla Rabinowitz. “I just want to let you all know how delighted we all...
The Gypsy Wranglers will perform the next installment of the Tool Town Live 2017 free concert series on Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Uptown Common in Athol. Left to right -- Lynn Lovell, Terry "T-Bone" Nagel, Terry Reed, Doug Tanner, and Rico Spence.Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Tool Town Live 2017 free concert series continues Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Uptown Common, near 1551 Main St. in Athol. The show will feature the Gypsy Wranglers. The concert is from 7 to 9 p.m., and free for all ages. “The Gypsy Wranglers create a musical cattle drive from Paris,...
ATHOL — The 10th annual North Quabbin Community Senior Picnic will be held Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Richard C. Phillips Memorial Community Pavilion at Silver Lake Park, beginning at 11 a.m. The menu includes hamburgers, cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, salads, beverages and desserts....
WEYMOUTH — The Massachusetts State Police and Weymouth Police are seeking Cornel Bell, 46, of Dorchester, in connection with the Aug. 19, 2017, homicide of Michele Clarke. Clarke, 33, who was found murdered in her Lake Street apartment in Weymouth, was the suspect’s former girlfriend. On...
WENDELL — The Wendell Agricultural Commission, with assistance from the Wendell Energy Committee, is working with the Franklin Regional Council of Governments on a Community Food Assessment. Funding for the FRCOG’s technical assistance is provided by the state’s District Local Technical Assistance...

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