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ORANGE — For those feeling a little blue from the winter weather, the Central Congregational Church will host a comfort food buffet dinner on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 5:30 p.m. The menu will include such comfort foods as chicken pot pie, meatloaf, chicken wings, beef stew, cheesy potatoes and more...
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Gibson Drive. Screenings are free and open to the public.
Friday 8:17 a.m. - Passing motorist reports seeing man who was walking a dog punch the dog, Sanders Street. Officer and animal control officer advised. 8:48 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance, Unity Avenue. Assisted Athol Fire Department. Party transported. 9:12 a.m. - 911 caller reports...
ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. On Friday, at 2:48 p.m., it was reported an accident had occurred at TD Bank on Main Street. Further information was unavailable prior to press time. At 2:41 p.m., Saturday, vehicles operated by Desiree F. Terrien...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes taken in the House and Senate each week. COMING UP ON  BEACON HILL MUST SHOW ID TO VOTE (S 378) — The Elections Laws Committee held a hearing on several bills including one requiring all voters to show identification at their polling places in...
ATHOL — Superintendent of Schools Anthony Polito and the Athol Royalston Regional School Committee recently took time to pay tribute to Thomas A. Darcy, who at the age of 71 lost a battle with cancer on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Darcy was honored by all in attendance with a moment of silence. Polito...
WENDELL — Nomination papers for the annual town election on Monday, May 2, are available at the town clerk’s office.  The last day to obtain nomination papers is Thursday, March 10, and the last day to submit nomination papers to the Board of Registrars for certification is Monday, March 14....
WENDELL — The town clerk recently expressed her thanks to election workers, who she says, “put in long hours on election day to help our democratic process go smoothly. Ideally, election workers are equally divided among the major political parties. This can be a challenge in a small town like...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate, after a robust debate, on Thursday passed legislation banning the use of mobile devices while driving. According to the National Safety Council, distracted driving accounted for 26 percent of the 30,000 lives lost in motor vehicle accidents in 2013. The bill,...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m., in the lower level of the town hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Meetings — 7:15 p.m. public hearing for pole permit application from National Grid and Verizon for poles, wires, fixtures on Quaker Drive and Hall Road...

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