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BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes taken in the House and Senate each week. COMING UP ON BEACON HILL BILLS STUCK IN COMMITTEE — Several bills that were given initial approval by the House in 2017, without a roll call vote, are currently stuck in the Bills in Third Reading...
ATHOL — As the end of 2017 approaches, the Athol Daily News Santa Fund is closing in on its goal of $13,500 with the help of generous donors. With contributions of $375 today, the running total is $13,299.42, $200.58 short of the mark needed to ensure local youngsters in need will have a merry...
Monday, Dec. 25 10:38 a.m. - Custody dispute, Brown Road. Officer assisted. 12:02 p.m. - Extra patrols, Birch Hill Dam. 12:38 p.m. - Extra patrols, Tully Dam gate house area. 12:46 p.m. - Traffic hazard, Warwick Road. Spoke to party.
Getting older doesn’t necessarily mean a person’s driving days are over. But it’s important to plan ahead and take steps to ensure the safety of your loved ones on the road. If you think you need to have a conversation with an older driver about his or her driving abilities, remember that many...
The Orange Police Logs dating back to Wednesday were not available prior to press time today. 
NEW SALEM — Abbi Greene, of town, will be performing in the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade with the UMass Minuteman Marching Band on Jan. 1. Greene will march alongside 400 classmates in this prestigious parade. The parade can be viewed, beginning at 11 a.m. (EST), on the following: NBC...
Parent Support Group President and Mount Wachusett Community College student Nicole Wetherby and PSG Club Member and MWCC student Kimberly Cook stand in front of tables of donations gathered in the North Café at MWCC last Wednesday. Submitted photo
GARDNER — The third annual Holiday Toy Drive and Fair organized by the Parent Support Group at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to more than 60 families last week. The toy drive was hosted by MWCC’s Parent Support Group that collected donations during December from faculty...
TURNERS FALLS — The Great Falls Discovery Center, at 2 Avenue A, has announced its January schedule of programs.  During current seasonal hours, the center is open five days a week, Wednesdays through Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including on Jan. 1. All programs are free to the public...
LEOMINSTER — Always On Call Health Services® Inc. will offer an American Heart Association’s BLS for the Health Care Provider CPR course on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at 285 Central St., Suite 214. The course includes CPR for infants, children, adults and AED. It is geared...
Friday, Dec. 22 7:28 a.m. - Transported party home, Metropolitan Court. 7:52 a.m. - Spoke with trooper from C-PAC who confirmed having firearm in their possession. Item to be removed from system as missing. 8:22 a.m. - Party called 911 for subject in Worcester. Call transferred to Worcester...

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