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BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes and discussions of local legislators in the House and Senate each week. HELP FAMILIES OF MURDER VICTIMS (S 951) — Creates the Murder Victims Families Assistance Fund to provide aid to immediate families of murder victims. It would be funded by...
BOSTON – The Department of Early Education and Care on Friday announced $500,000 in grants to 13 cities and towns — including $22,000 to the town of Athol — to develop strategic plans for providing high-quality preschool to more children in their community. The “Commonwealth Preschool Partnership...
WASHINGTON — Kayem Foods Inc., a Chelsea, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 22,182 pounds of chicken sausage products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products bear the incorrect nutritional...
ORANGE — An electrical outage Saturday evening resulted in multiple responses from the fire department.  The Orange Fire Department reported multiple alarm activations throughout the duration of the outage, which saw many residents firing up home generators to power their televisions in order to...
Friday 10:30 a.m. - Caller reports cell phone was taken by ex-boyfriend, East River Street. Advised caller of options. Called ex-boyfriend but no answer; left message.  11:38 a.m. - 911 call from healthcare worker checking client’s phone and accidentally hit 911, Glenwood Avenue. Officer...
Naturalist and photo artist Dale Monette will give a slide presentation on the Quabbin and its wildlife through the seasons on Friday, Jan. 29, at the Wendell Library. Photo by Dale Monette
WENDELL — Since retiring from the DCR Quabbin Visitor Center in April of 2014, naturalist and photo artist Dale Monette has spent hundreds of hours on the Quabbin watershed photographing scenic vistas and observing and photographing the wildlife of the Quabbin Reservoir. He currently has an...
ATHOL — The Council On Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, Jan 20, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the senior center, 82 Freedom St. Screenings are free and open to the public.
Friday 7:46 a.m. - Caller reports her car was broken into over night, Pequoig Avenue. Damage was same as previously reported. Officer found container of alcohol in second vehicle which belonged to suspects. Collected for second officer. 7:49 a.m. - Caller reports her female black and white...
ATHOL — The following new fiction is now available at the Athol Public Library: All of Us and Everything by Bridget Asher; The Immortal Nicholas by Glenn Beck; Charlotte’s Story by Laura Benedict; A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin; Goblins by David Bernstein; Away in a Manger by Rhys...
ATHOL — Several motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. On Saturday at 8:01 a.m., a vehicle operated by Kyle E. Killay, of 173 Memory Ln., Orange, went off the road on Pinedale Avenue due to slippery road conditions. No injuries resulted; the vehicle was towed. At 6:...

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