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ORANGE — The Central Congregational Church in Orange will hold its annual corned beef and cabbage St. Patrick’s Day dinner on Saturday, March 19, at 5:30 p.m.  Kent Songer is the head kitchen leprechaun for this meal. The traditional menu will include strawberry shortcake for dessert. Tickets...
ORANGE — After being observed by a patrol officer, Michael J. Woodard, 66, of 30 Bacon St., was arrested on a charge of being a fugitive from justice on a court warrant from the state of New York. 
ATHOL — The Athol-Orange Eagles Aerie 4545, at 99 Hapgood St., will hold a 5K run and walk to help cure heart disease on Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to noon. Check-in is from 8 to 9:30, with the run/walk stepping off at 10. Proceeds will go toward the Max Baer Heart Fund, one of the many...
ATHOL — The Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, at 40 Island St., will host a corned beef and cabbage supper on Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m. The menu will also include potatoes, two vegetables, homemade bread and pies. The facility is handicap accessible. For reservations, call 978-249...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on roll calls from the week of Feb. 29-March 4. CHANGE LANGUAGE (S 2140) — The Senate 36-0, approved and sent to the House a bill changing language in state laws including replacing “mentally retarded” with “individuals with a...
Monday 7:47 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance after suffering asthma attack, J Street. Subject transported by Athol Fire Department. 8:02 a.m. - Follow-up, Main Street. 8:30 a.m. - Walk-in requests to speak to officer about lost license plate, Sanders Street. States he was in an accident...
Members of the Athol selectboard on Monday presented Quabbin Valley Healthcare resident Thomas J. Gilgut, 104, with a replica of the Boston Post Cane in recognition of him being the town's oldest resident. Left to right -- Selectman Mitch Grosky, State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol), Gilgut's great-grandson Jayce Sluder, Gilgut, selectboard vice chair Anthony Brighenti, Selectman Stephen Raymond and State Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer). Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — On Monday, three members of the selectboard presented a replica of the Boston Post Cane to the town’s oldest resident, Thomas J. Gilgut, 104, during a special meeting held in the Whitney Hill Library and Chapel at Quabbin Valley Healthcare. In attendance were selectboard vice chair...
Photographer Dale Monette will be the featured speaker at the opening of the Athol Bird and Nature Club's spring lecture series on Wednesday, March 9. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Athol Bird and Nature Club opens the spring lecture series Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at the Millers River Environmental Center, at 100 Main St. Featured speaker Dale Monette is one of the original ABNC members, and an excellent naturalist and photographer, whose photographs have...
Friday 10:28 a.m. - A vehicle operated by Rosalie Sterbinsky, of 115 Phillipston Rd., Phillipston, was in an accident on Route 2 eastbound at Exit 19 in Phillipston. No citations were issued. 10:58 a.m. - A vehicle operated by Jonathan Lemai, of Gardner, was in an accident on Route 2 in Athol...
Friday 8:15 a.m. - Medical emergency, Drew Boulevard.  8:51 a.m. - Motor vehicle lockout, Daniel Shays Highway. Entry gained.  9:01 a.m. - Traffic stop for speeding, East River Street. Warning issued.  9:16 a.m. - Traffic stop for expired inspection sticker, East Main Street. Operator had...

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Athol, MA 01331
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