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TEMPLETON — A free tasting will be held at The Kitchen Garden on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured vendors include The Kitchen Garden, and a representative from Our Family Farms of Massachusetts will offer samples of their milk.  The Kitchen Garden will be serving cookies from...
AREA — The State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, Nov. 7, into Sunday, Nov. 8, on a public way in Worcester County. The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate...
Tuesday 7:42 a.m. - Caller requesting to speak to officer about theft that occurred Monday. Said she already spoke to an officer, East River Street. Advised caller investigating officer would contact her later in day. Gave message to investigating officer.  9:27 p.m. - Traffic stop for...
ORANGE — On Tuesday, at 10 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident on East Main Street in the area of Cumberland Farms. While exiting the Cumberland Farms parking lot, a vehicle driven by Arthur Talbot, 79, of 50 Red Brook Ln., was struck by a vehicle operated by Sean Lloyd, 45, of 7 Gibbs...
BOSTON – The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a $328 million final deficiency budget to officially close the books on Fiscal Year 2015.  State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee, R-Athol, noted that the spending bill authorizes $120 million to be placed in the state’s Stabilization Fund,...
ATHOL — The Women’s Fellowship group of the Athol Congregational Church, at 1225 Chestnut St., will hold its annual holiday bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The downstairs Fellowship Hall at the church will be filled with a “Crafts & Creations” table (everyday items as well...
AREA — Tyler Wolanin, district aide to State Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer), will hold office hours throughout the district during the month of November. Constituents and town officials are invited to meet with Wolanin to express any concerns, ideas and issues they have. Walk-ins are welcome but...
BOSTON — State Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) joined with other state leaders recently to announce a 25-member, bipartisan Working Group to partner with the Council of State Government’s (CSG) Justice Center and explore opportunities for reforming the state criminal justice system....
Tuesday 7:59 a.m. - Caller reports child, about 10, is sticking his thumb out and acting like he is hitchhiking, Main Street. States child might only be waiting for a bus, but caller is concerned for his safety. 9:07 a.m. - Caller reports medication box was stolen, Morton Meadows. 10:03 a.m...
ATHOL — The annual overnight winter parking will be in effect from Nov. 15 to April 1. No vehicles should be parked on the street between 2 and 6 a.m., to allow for the removal of snow in the event of a storm. Vehicles parked on the street will be subject to towing at the owner’s expense.

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