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ATHOL — With the first snowfalls of the season, the parking area at the Alan E. Rich Environmental Park is now closed to parking for the winter months. Because the surface is stone dust, the lot cannot be plowed, as plowing tears up the lot and run off with stone dust can enter nearby Millers...
AREA — The State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on a public way in Worcester County beginning on Saturday, Dec. 16, and going into Sunday, Dec. 17. The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing from...
PETERSHAM — Police have responded to several accidents since last Friday. On Friday, Dec. 8, at approximately 8:16 a.m., Kathleen A Gibson, 29, of Ware, was in a collision with Ronald B. Dejackome, 70, of 43 Amidon Dr., at the intersection of Hardwick and  New Salem roads when Gibson failed to...
Tuesday, Dec. 12 7:16 a.m. - Party is in a tough situation and is looking for options, East Howe Street. Spoke to party who said she is in a bad relationship and is currently staying in an apartment with no heat. She has already gone to court to speak to advocate but is now looking for ways to...
ORANGE — The Central Congregational Church, at 93 South Main St., is inviting the public to a Dana Vespers concert and baked ziti dinner on Saturday, Dec. 16. The concert, free of charge, will be at 4 p.m. and will showcase holiday favorites performed by the Pioneer Valley Brass, which is...
ORANGE — Police responded to two accidents on Tuesday. At 9:41 a.m., an accident involving Stephanie Burbine occurred on East River Street. Burbine was issued a citation. Further information was not available prior to press time today. At 4:15 p.m., a vehicle operated by Brandon J. Leblanc, 23...
WORCESTER — Farmers, gardeners, homeowners and eaters will learn how to implement soil regeneration practices and more at the 31st annual Winter Conference of the Northeast Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter (NOFA/Mass). On Jan. 13, 2018, at Worcester State University, a number of...
ORANGE — The Baker-Polito Administration on Tuesday awarded $5,000 to Hi-De Liners Inc., a plastic packaging company at the Orange Innovation Center, in coordination with the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). The awards, which total $216,067, will provide 32 Massachusetts...
ATHOL — The Friends of Athol Hospital held their annual Holiday Basket Raffle from Dec. 1 through Dec. 8, with the following winners selected:  Family Fun —  Katherine Emery. Winter Comfort — Jamie Edwards. Christmas in the Kitchen — Darrin Langlois. Money Tree — Raymond Teague. Holiday...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration and the STEM Advisory Council on Tuesday awarded grant funding to the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board to increase paid internship opportunities for high school students interested in STEM fields. Franklin Hampshire was one of five Workforce...

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