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ORANGE — At 6:15 p.m., Thursday, a two-car collision occurred on South Main Street in the vicinity of Mahar Regional School. Vehicles involved were operated by Lisabeth L. Willey, 37, of 90 Whitaker Dr., New Salem, and Lindsey Kimball, 32, of Walnut Hill Road.  According to the police accident...
AMHERST — A noose discovered last month at Amherst College’s Pratt Field, “although highly offensive, does not legally constitute a hate crime,” the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office has concluded. The DA’s office reached its determination after consulting with the Amherst College Police...
FITCHBURG — Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School will hold its annual Career Awareness Night on Monday, Oct. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. Area 7th and 8th graders and their parents/guardians are invited to tour the school, and see firsthand students and teachers working on projects in the...
LEOMINSTER — The monthly meeting for the Leominster Art Association will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. The new address for monthly meetings is Congregational Church of Christ, 583 Main St., Leominster. Dustin Neese will be the monthly guest demonstrating oil painting. Neese is a...
ORANGE — The recycling center/transfer station will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 10, in observance of Columbus Day. It will re-open on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.
GREENFIELD — The driver of the civilian vehicle involved in a collision with a Greenfield police cruiser on Sunday evening, Oct. 1, has been pronounced dead.  James Arcellana, 29, believed to be of New Hampshire, was pronounced dead on Wednesday at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. His...
SPRINGFIELD — Western Massachusetts residents can receive free legal advice on Wednesday, Oct. 18, through the Massachusetts Bar Association’s semiannual Western Mass. Dial-A-Lawyer call-in program. Volunteer lawyers from the MBA will field phone calls from 4 to 7 p.m., from residents of...
TURNERS FALLS — For those curious about what goes on at “The Fish Lab” in Turners Falls, the USGS Leetown Science Center Conte Anadromous Fish Research Laboratory will hold an open house on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free event is an opportunity to meet some USGS scientists...
ATHOL — The Downtown Vitality Committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Downtown Athol — Urban Land Institute Technical Assistant Panel presentation (45 to 60 minutes). Minutes. Committee membership and organization. Other new business —...
ATHOL — At 8:48 p.m., Thursday, a caller reported she had struck a deer on North Orange Road. The caller stated no injuries had resulted, her vehicle was able to be driven from the scene, and the deceased deer was off to the side of the road. The Department of Public Works was notified for...

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