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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Newly disclosed records show a major gun manufacturer knew for years about extensive problems with the barrel of a rifle that has injured several hunters in explosions, a plaintiff’s lawyer alleged Wednesday. Savage Arms has produced a list of nearly 300 customers who...
ATHOL — The Salvation Army of Athol announced Friday that it has an increasingly growing need for coats and toys this year to help them support individuals and families in the area. Supporting the Coat and Toy Drive has become a proud tradition in Athol, and the Salvation Army is hoping businesses...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. refused to tell lawmakers about conversations he had with his father regarding a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer after emails detailing the meeting had become public, according to the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee. Speaking to...
 The Orange Selectboard presented retired sanitation department superintendent Priscilla Curtis with a plaque Wednesday night thanking her for her three decades of service to the town. The plaque will be placed at the transfer station, which she managed for many years. Left-to-right -- Selectmen James Cornwell, Ryan Mailloux, and Richard Sheridan, and Curtis. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — Following complaints from residents of the poor quality of town bags destined for the transfer station, retired sanitation department superintendent Priscilla Curtis issued a request to residents to bear with them as new bags are on the way. Before she retired, Curtis put in an order...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday approved the schedule for a special town meeting to be held on Monday, March 5, at 7 p.m., in Memorial Hall. The warrant opens Dec. 6 and will close Thursday, Jan. 25, at 4 p.m., the time by which all articles must be submitted to the selectboard’s office....
ORANGE — So many Christmas trees are going up and being decorated. Santa and the Elves are getting ready to fill the sleigh for the big night. The Orange Santa Fund is building up to help with the special night. This week’s donations, listed below, bring the running total up to $2,027.  Beth...
TEMPLETON — The town has been awarded $181,405 in state funding to acquire four woodland parcels owned by the Fernald Corp. as part of an effort to connect existing protected lands. The Fernald Corp. is a mental health institution abutting the Templeton Development Center, and its acquisition is...
Thursday, Dec. 7 9:15 p.m. - Robert Bellio, 28, of Leominster, was arrested following a one-car accident on Route 2 in the area of Exit 23 in Gardner. He is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation....
ATHOL — The Recreational Marijuana Zoning Workgroup will meet Monday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Discussion of workgroup organization; Nov. 9 and 27 minutes. Review of bylaw development timetable, based on March 5 special town meeting date. Recreational...
PHILLIPSTON — The town’s 2018 rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Phillipston Safety Complex on State Road (Route 2A). Rabies and distemper shots will be available, as well as other shots to those who have proof of their pet’s vaccine history. All towns...

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