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ORANGE — The Orange Elementary School PTO is bringing the Harlem Wizards basketball team to the Mahar Regional School gym on Wednesday, April 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30. The Wizards “are a show basketball entity delivering wildly successful fundraiser events for...
BOSTON — State Senate President Rosenberg (D-Amherst) on Monday announced that the Western Mass. portion of the “Commonwealth Conversations 2017 Tour” will take place on Tuesday, March 28. The Commonwealth Conversations Tour, cosponsored by Rosenberg, Sen. Michael Rodrigues (D-Westport), and...
Monday, March 20 7:38 a.m. - Caller reports losing cellphone at Hannaford on Sunday. 8:18 a.m. - Follow-up, Spring Street. 9:05 a.m. - Walk-in reports larceny that occurred at Mr. Mike’s. 9:22 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for his mother who fell; she is conscious and alert, South...
ATHOL — On Tuesday, March 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Athol Senior Center will play host to an informational meeting for all resident retirees regarding the town’s health insurance.  RSVP is requested by Monday, March 27, to the Treasurer/Collector’s Office at 978-249-8484.
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will host its next Lunch and a Movie on Thursday, March 23. Lunch will be served at noon, with the movie to follow at approximately 12:45 p.m. Lunch will be prepared and served by COA staff and volunteers. It will include spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic...
ATHOL — At 10:35 p.m., Monday, Heath R. Barrett, 38, of Athol, was arrested on a violation of probation warrant at a Shore Drive location.
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident on Main Street at 4:40 p.m., Monday. Vehicles operated by John W. Griffiths, of 313 South Main St., Orange; and Charles H. Fontaine, of 236 Packard Rd., Orange, were involved. According to police, Griffiths was backing out a parking spot and struck...
DEAR ABBY: My fiance and I have been engaged for two years. Our wedding is set for a year from now. I’m thinking about calling off our wedding, not because I don’t love him, or because I don’t want to spend the rest of my life with him. I know I want that. It’s because I’m the only one with a...
GARDNER — The AARP Smart Driver™ Course for motorists 50 and older will be offered Monday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Gardner Senior Center, 294 Pleasant St. Courses are designed to help drivers familiarize themselves with the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques,...
Pedro Mattos, right, an Orange resident and UMass Amherst freshman, is starting a local branch of the company Student Painters that will be offering exterior painting services in the area this summer.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — Pedro Mattos, a town resident and freshman at UMass Amherst, has recently been hired as a branch management intern for a company known as Student Painters. He is in the process of setting up a branch of the company in the area for the summer season and will be offering exterior painting...

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