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ATHOL — For the 24th consecutive year, the Council on Aging staff, board members and volunteers will be preparing, packaging and delivering hot ham dinners with all the fixings to elderly and shut-in residents in the nine-town North Quabbin area on Christmas Day. Last year, approximately 230...
MILLERS FALLS — The state Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Universal Access Program will offer outdoor recreation opportunities at Wendell State Forest, at 392 Wendell Rd., in January and February.  Visitors can enjoy outdoor ice skating, cross-country skiing, sit-skiing, gentle sled...
ORANGE — The Orange Public Libraries have announced their January schedule of events. For information on programs, or to register, call 978-544-2495. All programs are free and being held at the Wheeler Memorial Library at 49 East Main St. Tuesday, Jan. 2 • 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. — Rise and...
ORANGE — Police made four arrests on Monday.  At 12:27 p.m., Christi Newton, 41, and Jason W. Salls, 39, both of School Street, Athol, were arrested at an East Main Street location after it was reported a man was concealing merchandise in a backpack. Salls was charged with shoplifting by...
ORANGE — At 12:09 this morning, a single-vehicle crash occurred on Athol Road. The female operator involved stated her Jeep began to skid on ice and she went off the road and hit a tree. The vehicle was observed to have bad tires. Both the operator and a passenger were out of the vehicle when...
The New Salem General Store on Daniel Shays Highway recently went on the market after nearly 22 years under the ownership of local husband and wife Rick and Lori Oliver. The store is remaining open until its eventual sale. Photo by Cameron Woodcock
NEW SALEM — The New Salem General Store recently went on the market after nearly 22 years under the ownership of local husband and wife Rick and Lori Oliver, but the business will remain operational up until its eventual sale.  “We’re still open and will never close. We’re going to keep doing...
ATHOL — The Athol Public Library will hold its annual holiday open house on Thursday, Dec. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Live music will be performed from 9:30 to 11 a.m., and refreshments will be served.
ATHOL — The Athol Golden Age Club recently donated new holiday song books to the Council on Aging for use by North Quabbin area seniors at the senior center. The books, titled “Holiday Songs and Christmas Carols,” were produced as a collaboration between the AGAC, the COA and Highland Press....
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes and discussions in the House and Senate each week. Coming up on Beacon Hill PREPARE FOR NUCLEAR DISASTERS (H 1131) — Increases from 10 miles to 20 miles the radius around a nuclear power plant in which the state’s Department of Public Health...
FRAMINGHAM — A woman living in New York City recently received a phone call asking for her personal information. Her caller ID indicated that the call was coming from the number 508-820-2300. That is a number for Massachusetts State Police General Headquarters. The call was not made by State...

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