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BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives and senators on roll calls from prior legislative sessions. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. TIMELY DRAFTING OF REGULATIONS (H 3650) — The House 123-33, and the Senate 30-6, overrode Gov. Charlie...
ATHOL — Each year the staff at Mack Family Funeral Homes works with local organizations to collect and distribute gently-used winter coats and jackets for men, women, and children though their Annual Winter Coat Drive. This year collection bins will be available from now until Nov. 24 at the...
BOSTON — Testimony was heard Tuesday before the state’s Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, of which State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol) is a member. “Not only did my committee hear this compelling bipartisan testimony yesterday,” Whipps Lee said, “[but] I have...
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GREENFIELD — Franklin County Sheriff Chris Donelan will be heading to Washington D.C. in December to lead a panel discussion on the reentry of offenders back into the community. The three-day conference, organized by the Council of State Governments, will touch on many topics in corrections,...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., in the town hall with the following agenda: Nov. 3 minutes. Acknowledgments, announcements, correspondence. Department head reports. Old business. New business. Any other item(s) not reasonably anticipated 48 hours...
PHILLIPSTON —The Phillipston Congregational Church on the town common is sponsoring its second annual “Holly Berry Fair” being held in the vestry of the church on Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days. A luncheon of soups and sandwiches will be available....
ORANGE — The elementary school committee on Tuesday approved Superintendent Tari Thomas’ request to move forward in talks with the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, which has offered to overhaul school policies at a discounted rate. The task of overhauling the schools’ current policy...
Thursday 9:05 a.m. - Medical emergency, Dexter Street.  10:53 a.m. - Traffic stop for illegal left turn out of parking lot, New Athol Road. Operator given verbal warning. 11:33 a.m. - Traffic stop for illegal left turn of Walmart parking lot, New Athol Road. Operator given verbal warning....
ORANGE — On Thursday, at 11:05 p.m., police responded to a request to remove a party from a residence on Congress Street. After separating two parties at the location after a verbal argument, police arrested Jason E. Litwin, 44, of 35 Congress St., on a warrant from Springfield District Court. ...
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College and the Fitchburg and Leominster public school districts are creating a new Workforce Diversity Pipeline program for students interested in healthcare careers. MWCC has been awarded a five-year, $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health...

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