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Tuesday, Oct. 17 8:17 a.m. - Patient refusal, Unity Avenue. 8:38 a.m. - Medical call, Main Street. 10:17 a.m. - Carbon monoxide detector activation due to malfunction, Harvard Avenue. 10:25 a.m. - Medical call, Daniel Shays Highway. 3:26 p.m. - Patient refusal, Templeton Road. 3:40 p.m...
ATHOL — On Tuesday, at 5:37 p.m., Jonathan M. Baker, 36, of 115 Harrington St., was arrested at a Crescent Street location on a warrant.
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents occurred in Athol on Tuesday. At 4:12 p.m., Tuesday, police responded to a two-car accident at Main and Pleasant streets. Vehicles owned by Kelly Costa, of 1664 Petersham Rd.; and Christine A. Casella, of 156 Barrett Ave., were involved. According to...
ATHOL — Valuing Our Children will offer a harvest party and StoryWalk of “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything,” on Friday, Oct. 20, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Athol Public Library. The StoryWalk of author Linda Williams’ book will be set up at the Millers River Park behind...
 Board of Planning and Community Development member David Small, at the podium, addresses attendees at Monday's fall town meeting in Athol. As evidenced by the sparse crowd, the attainment of a quorum was delayed by about a half hour. A total of 69 out of approximately 6,800 registered voters were in attendance. A quorum is 68.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Voters at the fall town meeting on Monday approved all 21 articles on the warrant, as recommended by the Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee. The start of the meeting was delayed by about a half hour, as a quorum was awaited. A total of 69 out of approximately 6,800 voters were in...
Mahar students volunteered recently at the 12th annual Mahar Cancer Walk. The students helped to set up tables and chairs, hang posters on the fence, inflate balloons and tie them to the fence and distribute bottles of water to participants. A total of $5,004.45 was raised, the third-highest amount in the history of the event.Submitted photo
ORANGE — The 12th annual Mahar Cancer Walk is now history, with many student and community volunteers participating in the Oct. 7 event. “Through the efforts of our volunteers, donors, and sponsors we raised $5,004.45,” said Sandi Eklund of the Mahar Cancer Walk Committee. “This is the third-...
ATHOL — At the start of Monday’s fall town meeting, a moment of silence was held in honor of Elwin Bacon, who passed away recently. Bacon served on the Conservation Commission and was a longtime constable of the Bearsden Conservation Area.
ERVING — Newton Mayor Setti Warren, a Democratic candidate in the next Massachusetts governor’s race, will hold a meet-and-greet on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the French King Restaurant, 129 French King Hwy. The event host committee of Heather Wood, Mitch Grosky, Wanda, Davis,...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration on Friday announced dates for a series of listening sessions across the Commonwealth to discuss solutions to the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. The public forums, to be hosted by the Executive Office of...
Malnutrition is an epidemic that affects nearly 50 percent of elders. It can affect both the overweight and underweight, and can impact our ability to remain healthy and independent. The amount and quality of food you eat are critical for good health. If you are age 60, homebound, and unable to...

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