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AREA —  Once again The North Quabbin Community Coalition, local organizations and volunteers will sponsor a home-delivered Thanksgiving meal for elders and those who are homebound. Last year over 210 meals were provided.  For more information about the event or to get involved, call Katrina...
NEW SALEM — Town Coordinator Nancy Aldrich on Monday informed the selectboard of new developments with regard to plumbing issues in the town hall and decaying trees in the common area. Aldrich said she spoke with Bruce Whittier, of Whittier Plumbing & Heating, about the possibility of...
ORANGE — The Orange Business Association is sponsoring Christmas in the Park on Friday, Nov. 27, in Memorial Park in downtown Orange. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by Orange Fire truck at 5:30 p.m., and they will turn on the lights in Memorial Park. Santa and Mrs. Claus will then meet with...
ATHOL — The Athol High School class of 2016 will hold the second annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m., at the school. Registration for the Trot is $20 and the course is a 5K-ish (3.5-mile) loop beginning and ending on Lake Ellis Road, behind the high school.  Participants ready...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on roll calls from the week of Nov. 16-20. VETERANS LEGISLATION —The Senate last week approved several pro-veteran bills and sent them to Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk for his signature. Supporters said the state’s...
ORANGE — A staggering 10,515 vehicles pass through the intersection of East, West, South and North Main streets every day. That was just one of the many facts revealed by Laurie Scarborough, Franklin Regional Council of Governments Transportation Planning Engineer, at the selectboard meeting...
-- Bayrelisse Torres of Athol recently got to meet Tom Brady of the New England Patriots through Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Torres, who suffers from refractory epilepsy, got to play football on the Patriots' practice field and received a signed ball from Brady. She and her family were also given tickets to a game at Gillette Stadium.  Photo courtesy of the New England Patriots
ATHOL — Bayrelisse Torres, a Riverbend School fourth grader, is like many other 10-year-old kids in New England who like football and idolize a certain quarterback named Tom Brady. However, on Nov. 7, unlike many other 10-year-olds in New England, Bayrelisse got to meet her idol on the practice...
House of Wax owner David Meausky has given away free car washes to veterans on Veterans Day for the last 10 years.
ORANGE — The House of Wax car wash has been showing their support for Veterans for 10 years by offering free car washes to all veterans on Veterans Day each year. House of Wax owner David Meausky said 18 veterans received free car washes this year on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. He said he is not sure...
ATHOL — The Athol Royalston Regional School District has named the members of the new Superintendent of Schools Search Committee — a vibrant list with people of many professions now hard at work on the task at hand. The district officially posted the position of superintendent of schools on...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on roll calls from the week of Nov. 16-20. PUBLIC RECORDS (H 3858) — The House 157-0, approved and sent to the Senate legislation designed to update state and local municipality public records laws and enhance...

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