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AREA — Today’s inclement weather resulted in the cancellation of all area schools, with the exception of those within the Narragansett Regional School District. 
ATHOL — Once again, the Friends of the Athol Public Library are celebrating Saturday library hours by offering a free raffle on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Every person who borrows a book from the library on that day will be offered a free raffle ticket. The winner will be drawn...
ORANGE — An Athol Fire Department ambulance crew at 4:08 a.m., Sunday, delivered a baby along Route 2, between exits 15 and 16. Fire Chief John Duguay said today that firefighters Bruce Dubrule and Arthur Shepardson initially responded to a residence on Oaklawn Avenue in Orange, following a...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes taken in the House and Senate each week. COMING UP ON BEACON HILL PROHIBIT ELECTRIC SHOCK TREATMENT (S 93) — Prohibits any state or local facilities from using electric shock therapy, hitting, pinching or any procedure which causes obvious signs...
Local writer and musician Ann Reed spoke last Thursday at the Moore-Leland Library in North Orange about her experience leading an improvisational weekend Bigfoot chase, alongside several siblings and cousins, in 2009. The presentation was part of the Friends of the Orange Public Libraries-sponsored "Live Local Legends" series. Submitted photo 
NORTH ORANGE — For eight years, local writer and musician Ann Reed had kept a lighthearted personal story that needed to be shared. Then her opportunity appeared as an invitation to serve as December speaker in the Friends of the Orange Public Libraries-sponsored “Live Local Legends” series....
Friday, Dec. 8 7:23 a.m. - Caller requests to speak to officer about collecting property from location, as there is a restraining order (209A) against him. 7:48 a.m. - 911 caller requests officer respond for unwanted male party at his home, South Main Street. 8:27 a.m. - 911 caller requests...
Friday, Dec. 8 8:30 a.m. - Caller requested to speak to officer in regard to abuse he believes party is suffering from, East River Street. Caller advised to follow up with caseworker as well as attorney.  10:23 a.m. - Traffic stop for marked lanes violation, West Main Street. Warning issued...
ORANGE — The First Universalist Parish of North Dana is sponsoring a free, public Christmas Vespers Program at the Central Congregational Church of Orange, 93 South Main St., on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. The program will feature traditional and modern music for brass quintet, performed by the...
ORANGE — Police made two warrant arrests over the weekend.  Following a traffic stop on Mechanic Street, Friday, at 11:30 p.m., Alexander Correa, 33, of Mechanic Street, was arrested on a warrant after he was observed to be among the passengers in the vehicle.  On Saturday, at 9:40 a.m.,...
ORANGE — Police responded to three accidents over the weekend. On Friday, at 3:15 p.m., a party reported her vehicle was hit while parked at Fisher Hill School on Dexter Street while she was working Friday. There was red paint transferred to the damaged area of her vehicle. The incident was...

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