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Friday 5:29 a.m. - Vehicles operated by Bonnie Cutler, of 146 Canal St., Athol; and Diana Beland, of Gardner, were in an accident on Route 2 at Exit 24 in Westminster. No citations were issued. Sunday 12:45 a.m. - Amir R. Kahn, 23, of Ashburnham, was arrested in Westminster on charges of...
ROYALSTON — The Friends of the Phinehas S. Newton Library will sponsor free weekly Zumba classes for everyone in the North Quabbin region every Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the town hall. Attendees are asked to bring sneakers to change into for the class. Donations will be accepted. For more...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet today, Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m., in the town hall with the following agenda: Dec. 15 minutes. Acknowledgments, announcements, correspondence. Department head reports. Old business — public hearing on community development block grant loan application...
PETERSHAM — On Monday, Dec. 27, police responded to reports of a one-car accident on Spring Street.  James F. Dimarzio, 68, of New York, collided with a stone wall on the side of the road. No injuries were noted. Dimarzio refused transport.
Saturday 9:50 p.m. - Walk-in requests to speak to officer, East River Street. Walk-in said her daughter has been hanging out with subject and she is concerned about this. Spoke with walk-in regarding options.  10:28 p.m. - Complaint of red Ford Ranger driving all over road, Route 2A. While...
ORANGE — Several motor vehicle accidents have taken place since last Thursday. On Thursday, at 1:05 p.m., an officer came across a minor accident in a Daniel Shays Highway location parking lot. A truck had backed into an unoccupied car. Damage was done to the driver’s side mirror of one vehicle...
NEW SALEM — The selectboard on Monday met with library representatives concerned about the current method for snow removal and its impact on improvements made around the building, including the additions of a garden and stone steps.  Complicating plowing efforts are the interrelated issues of...
ATHOL — Athol Hospital Volunteer Service Coordinator Pat Lussier said recently that the hospital has had 34 volunteers sign up to provide assistance at the hospital. The goal of the recent volunteer drive is to sign up 50 people. Said Lussier, “With the new year, hopefully people will be charged...
ATHOL — The Friends of the Athol Council on Aging will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m., at the senior center for the purpose of conducting business and electing officers and members of the board of directors for 2016.  Lunch will be served at noon. Reservations are...
ATHOL — The 68th annual Athol Daily News Santa Fund received a large donation Monday which launched it past this year’s goal of $13,500, and which will assure a merry Christmas for hundreds of area children in 2016. A generous check for $1,351 was received with the message it was given in memory...

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