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ORANGE — The selectboard recently approved the warrant for a 22-article special town meeting, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Ruth B. Smith Auditorium at the town hall.  Articles on the warrant include increases to the number of selectboard members (from 3 to 5), and...
ORANGE — Homecoming Weekend at Mahar Regional School will be Oct. 19 to 21. The first event of the weekend will be a program held in the Kermit Cook Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at which the Homecoming royalty will be introduced by members of the Mahar Key Club. The candidates...
ATHOL — The Athol Wood Bank has received a donation of oak from the Petersham Wood Bank and is in need of help splitting and stacking the wood for next year’s stock. Students from UMass-Amherst will be taking part. Upcoming splitting party dates include: • Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to...
ATHOL — On Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Athol Congregational Church, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will offer free training for community clergy and religious leaders to assist them with helping veterans and their family members.  The VA Community Clergy Training Program was developed as a...
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a public seasonal flu clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Athol Senior Center during the monthly Brown Bag Program. Sponsored by the local Rite Aid Pharmacy and the COA, the clinic is available only to adults age 18 and older. Forms are...
Saturday, Oct. 14 10:37 a.m. - Accident reported, Warwick Road. Services rendered. 8:54 a.m. - 911 caller lodged noise complaint, Bliss Hill Road. Referred to another police department.
Friday, Oct. 13 8:19 a.m. - Burglar alarm, New Athol Road. Spoke with assistant manager and found alarm to be accidental.  10:45 a.m. - Walk-in would like to speak to officer about harassment from subject, East Main Street. Spoke to walk-in who said as she left location subject yelled and...
ORANGE — Police arrested three subjects over the weekend. Joseph M. Lamarche, 35, of West Main Street, was arrested on a charge of possession of a Class B Drug (Suboxone) and on a straight warrant at an East Main Street location on Friday, at 7 p.m. On Saturday, at 2:07 a.m., following a...
ORANGE — Police responded to the following accidents over the weekend. On Saturday, at 8:57 a.m., a car was reported to be stuck on a rock wall on Magoon Road. No injuries or significant damage were reported. The vehicle was towed.  At 11:35 a.m., Saturday, a black truck struck a fire hydrant...
ORANGE — The Orange Business Association will meet today, Monday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m., at the Workers Credit Union Community Room, 32 New Athol Rd. Business will include a recap of the recent Celebrate the Harvest festival, and discussion on the annual Santa in the Park event on Nov. 24. ...

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