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Mark Whiting Davis stands next to a photo of his grandfather, Rev. Earl Davis, in the Lady's Parlor at the First Congregational Parish Unitarian Petersham where Rev. Davis served as pastor from 1933 to 1953. Photo by Genevieve Fraser
PETERSHAM — The First Congregational Parish, Unitarian Petersham has put out a call for anyone with photos and memorabilia from the 1930s to the 1950s church history to share for an upcoming Oct. 1 event celebrating the life and times of Rev. Earl Davis, who served the parish from 1933 until his...
Monday, Aug. 14 8 a.m. - Party advised his teenage son was assaulted Sunday night, Mechanic Street. Responded to party’s residence. No one home. Officer will follow up. 9:10 a.m. - Party requests assistance with bat stuck between window and screen, Terrace Street. Opened window so bat could...
ORANGE — The following subjects have been arrested since Monday.  At 3:55 p.m., on Monday, Kristina A. Pickup, 30, of East Main Street, was arrested on three default warrants.  On Bacon Street, at 4:57 p.m., Monday, Christopher S. Clayton, 27, of South Street, Athol, was arrested on two...
ORANGE — Police have responded to two accidents since Monday.  On Monday, at 3:30 p.m., a vehicle struck another in the parking lot at Walmart. The operators wanted the incident on record only. Minor damage was noted on both vehicles.  On Tuesday, at 6:40 p.m., a tractor trailer unit struck a...
GARDNER — The 2017 Greater Gardner Golden Eagle Breakfast will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Colonial Hotel, beginning with fellowship at 7 a.m. followed by breakfast and the event program at 7:30. The breakfast is put on by the Nashua Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, which has...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet in executive session today, Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 4:45 p.m., at the Phinehas S. Newton Library to conduct collective bargaining.
Every day, at pharmacies, nursing homes and hospitals across the nation, hundreds of thousands of pills and other medications are discarded and destroyed. Officially, these drugs are “expired” — a word that creates the impression that they no longer have therapeutic value and might be dangerous to...
FITCHBURG — The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $810,169 in charitable distributions from discretionary, advised and scholarship funds for its most recently completed quarter. The Community Foundation, which has over 190 charitable funds that have been established by...
COLRAIN — The operator of a dump truck has died after his vehicle left Jacksonville Road in Colrain and struck an unoccupied house at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday. Robert Leustek, 46, of Winchester, N.H., has been identified as the man who died as a result of the accident. The incident remains...
Tuesday, Aug. 15 8:45 a.m. - Employee requests officer identify possible drug item she found, Riverbend Street. 9:32 a.m. - Caller requests to speak to officer about collecting her niece’s belongings from a residence, as she is in rehab, Tremont Street. Officer called back party; no answer....

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