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AREA — The recently formed Sugar Shack Alliance is holding a four-day, 53-mile intergenerational walk called “Taking Steps to a Renewable Future,” beginning on March 17. The walk follows roads near the proposed route of the Kinder Morgan Northeast Energy Direct pipeline from Windsor to Northfield...
Elaine Fournier, right, and Janet Paoletti put the finishing touches on the refreshments that were served at the conclusion of the Quabbin Valley Pro Musica’s presentation of Handel’s Messiah Jan. 31 at the Central Congregational Church in Orange. Submitted photo
ORANGE — The Central Congregational Church, at 93 South Main St., had a busy schedule of events recently. Saturday, Jan. 30, began with the Cellar Closet, from 9 a.m. to noon. The church’s Cellar Closet was closed for a couple of weeks due to painting and is again open on Saturdays during the...
ORANGE — Police responded to a report of a two-car accident on East Main Street on Thursday at 3:33 p.m. One driver left the scene before police could arrive but the other driver had gotten the license plate number. The other driver was able to located. One driver was summonsed on a charge of...
ORANGE — Leon E. Howard Jr., 32, of East Main Street, died Feb. 11, 2016, at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare campus, in Worcester. Funeral arrangements are pending with Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange.
BELCHERTOWN — The Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Quabbin Visitor Center will host its next free winter program series presentation on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. with a program titled “The Hidden History of Quabbin Reservoir, the Army Air Corps and the Springfield Armory.”  For more...
NEW SALEM — The New Salem Congregational Church’s first breakfast of the season will be a pancake breakfast on Valentine’s Day, Sunday Feb. 14. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the church hall. The menu will consist of pancakes and eggs with bacon and sausage, fresh fruit, juice,...
ORANGE — The recycling center/transfer station will be closed, Tuesday, Feb. 16, in observance of Presidents’ Day. It will be open on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, Feb. 17, 18 and 20, from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
ATHOL — Steven Cucinatti, of Retail Management and Development Inc., of Tewksbury, on Thursday said groundbreaking for the Starbucks outlet to be located at North Quabbin Commons will take place in the spring. A fall opening is anticipated.
ATHOL — At 3:23 p.m., Thursday, Jeremiah Gonzalez, 36, of 152 Fish St., was arrested following a traffic stop on Main Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
ATHOL — On Thursday, at 4:02 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident on Main Street. Vehicles operated by Joseph Ithier, of 55 Burnshirt Rd., Phillipston; and Brenda Sue Rennie, of 1333 Main St., were involved. No injuries resulted. Rennie is to be summonsed on charges of operating an...

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