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Pete’s Tire Barns of Orange on Monday donated $500 to both the Orange Santa Fund and the Athol Daily News Santa fund. Pete’s Accounts Payable Manager Denise Aukstikalnis is shown presenting checks to Brenda Taylor, left, president of the Pioneer Junior Women’s Club, which organizes the Orange Santa Fund; and Athol Daily News Office Manager Lisa Arnot. Pete’s employees pictured from left to right are — Debbie Keresey, Jay Deane, Dana Robinson, Beth Walker and Marie Chandler.   Photo by Cameron Woodcock
ATHOL — The recent snowfall is setting the stage for a white Christmas, only 13 days away, but it’s the kind-hearted citizens in the North Quabbin area who are creating true magic for many little boys and girls this holiday. Generous donations arrived in today’s mailbag, with a huge lift from Pete’...
Senate Construction company recently completed a 40,600 square foot addition for Integra Companies in Devens.
SHIRLEY — Senate Construction Corporation has completed the design/build of a 40,600 square foot addition for Integra Companies in Devens. The company remained operational and occupied the existing building throughout construction, making safety and efficiency paramount on this project. In 2001...
ATHOL — The Quabbin Valley Healthcare Veterans Club will hold its Christmas meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m., in the nursing home library. Area veterans are welcome. Refreshments will be served. 
ORANGE — On Monday, at 12:10 p.m., Walmart on East Main Street reported an ongoing problem with a shoplifter. Police arrested Nicholas Mavis, 28, of Belchertown, for shoplifting over $100 by concealing merchandise. He was also trespassed from Walmart. Mavis was booked at the station and later...
 Monday, Dec. 11 9:45 a.m. - Party requests welfare check on subject she has not heard from, Burrill Avenue. Spoke to subject. Party advised.  10:10 a.m. - Caller reports subject was on his property and then walked off, South Main Street. No trespass order found to be in effect. Determined...
ORANGE — The town clerk has announced that nomination papers for the annual town election are now available. They may be obtained from the town clerk’s office until Jan. 11, 2018. The Town Clerk’s office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed 12:30-1 p.m., and...
ORANGE — There will be a meeting of the American Legion Post 172 on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. Following that meeting, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 172 will meet.  Also on Dec. 13, at 7 p.m., the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 172 will meet. All meetings are held on the second...
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the senior center. Screenings are free and open to the public.
Sunday, Dec. 10 4:02 p.m. - Subject to station with cellphone he found on ground, Main Street. States owner contacted the phone and he spoke with owner who will pick it up at the station. 4:10 p.m. - Caller interested in picking up property from residence; there is a restraining order (209A)...
ATHOL — The new Wendy’s restaurant at the North Quabbin Business Park on Templeton Road opened with a “soft opening” on Saturday. The fast-food outlet is owned and operated by Wendy’s franchisee Hamra Enterprises. “We are working on a grand opening event sometime in January after the holidays...

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