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ORANGE — Police responded to five accidents over the weekend. On Friday, at 10:22 p.m., a vehicle operated by Joseph Lavallee, 33, of West Main Street, was traveling east on East River Street when he took his eyes off the road briefly and hit a utility pole. Lavalle signed a medical refusal. ...
FRAMINGHAM — The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) today will begin loading pallets of donated goods onto trucks to be transported to Florida, and later shipped to Puerto Rico to support hurricane relief efforts. In total, 229 pallets of canned goods and non-perishable foods,...
BOSTON — Massachusetts residents can receive free legal advice on Wednesday, Nov. 29, by participating in the Ask A Lawyer call-in program, presented by the Massachusetts Bar Association, WBZ Call for Action, WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and WBZ-TV. Volunteer lawyers from the Mass. Bar Association will be...
Friday, Nov. 24 8:41 a.m. - 911 caller reports male party has fallen, is bleeding from a head wound and is actively seizing, White Pond Road. Assisted Athol Fire Department. Party taken to Athol Hospital. 9:41 a.m. - 911 caller reports 55-year-old possibly having heart attack, Main Street....
ATHOL — In a photo published Saturday, showing preparations for the William J. O’Brien free Thanksgiving dinner, it was incorrectly implied that Athol Council on Aging volunteer Joe Fanelli is the uncle of Billy O’Brien. O’Brien, who was pictured alongside Fanelli, is the nephew of dinner...
ATHOL — The Conservation Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Wetlands hearings — Request for determination of applicability, David Vitello, 1643 Conant Rd., to dredge a small pond. Wetlands others — Extension of order of conditions,...
ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 4:07 p.m., on Friday, a vehicle struck a deer on South Main Street. The animal was dispatched. Further information was unavailable prior to press time today. On Saturday, at 11:56 a.m., vehicles operated by...
A mother common merganser and her young grace the cover of the Athol Bird and Nature Club's 2018 calendar, which is now available at various area locations. The calendar includes nature notes, trivia questions and photos of local birds, animals and plants. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Athol Bird and Nature Club (ABNC) calendar, chock full of nature notes, trivia questions and photos of local birds, animals and plants, is now available. While many people may enjoy a calendar with pictures of exotic nature and scenery, the “Birds and Nature of the North Quabbin” 2018...
ATHOL — St. John’s Episcopal Church, at 15 Park Ave., will host its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Torrey Hall. Parishioners have been in full swing for many weeks preparing for this big fundraising event. St. John’s famous wreaths, swags, centerpieces,...
TURNERS FALLS — The New Vaudeville Holiday Spectacular will be presented at the Shea Theater Arts Center, 71 Avenue A, on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15 and 16, at 7 p.m. The arts festival features a diverse group of performers, who will create upon the theme of “Communion.” It will be hosted by...

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