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ORANGE — An arrest occurred at 6:29 p.m., Wednesday, when officers investigating a larceny on Daniel Shays Highway located a subject hiding in the a bathroom, who initially provided two false names. It was then determined a warrant out of Leominster District Court had been issued to the subject...
TEMPLETON — The Holy Cross Church will its holiday fair on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the church hall on Lake Avenue. Featured will be homemade pies, fudge and baked goods in Grandma’s Kitchen, Chinese auctions, Basketville, Crafters’ Delight, Clever Hands, a “children’s only”...
ATHOL — Julie A. Kurthabou-Elias, 41, of Harvard Avenue, was arrested following a one-car accident on Main Street at 12:45 a.m. today. She is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, speeding, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, a stop sign violation and...
ATHOL — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., in Room 21 of the town hall with the following agenda: Nov. 3 minutes. Public hearing — Verizon pole hearing, White Pond Road; fiscal year 2017 tax classification; temporary fuel storage (PARACO Gas). Public comment. Permits...
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident on South Main Street at 11:34 a.m., Wednesday. Vehicles operated by Wanda E. Carter, of 53 Brookside Rd., Orange; and Keith D. Washburn, of 58 Brookside Rd., Orange, were involved. According to police, Washburn was pulling into a parking space to...
LEOMINSTER — Ahimsa Haven Animal Rescue, of Templeton, will be participating in Petsmart’s National Adoption Weekend, Nov. 13 to 15.  Representatives of the shelter will be available at the Leominster Petsmart, at 89 Commercial Rd., on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., and...
On Friday, Nov. 20, five courthouses across the Commonwealth will celebrate the adoptions of more than 130 children who had been in state foster care. The events mark the Commonwealth’s 13th annual National Adoption Day festivities. Some of the adoptive parents are relatives of the children –...
LA Wood will perform at a November beach party in Wendell on Saturday. Submitted photo
WENDELL — This Saturday, Nov. 14, The LA Wood Beach Party is arriving in Wendell with its original and groovy seaside vibes, including original tunes by LA Wood, winner of the 2013 Malibu Music award for best female pop artist. Attendees are encouraged to bring beach chairs, towels and...
ATHOL — The Franco-American Club, at 592 South St., will host a stuffed pork loin dinner on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12 and are available at the club. For more information, call 978-249-9840.
John Bos, former NPR cultural arts director
PETERSHAM — Writer, community activist and former National Public Radio cultural arts director, John Bos, will speak at the First Congregational Parish Unitarian, Petersham on Sunday, Nov. 15, at the 10 a.m. service. Bos will address Pope Francis’s call for an “ecological conversion” involving...

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