Today's News

ATHOL — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 7 p.m., at the town hall, with the following agenda: Dec. 18 minutes. Announcements. Appointments (times approximate) — 7:05, department head reports; 7:10, Kim Pratt, comments on Facility Use Policy. New business — Highway vehicle;...
ORANGE — Police responded to the following accidents on Thursday. At 7 a.m., an accident occurred on Ward Road involving one vehicle without injuries. Further information was unavailable prior to press time.  At 10:38 a.m., an accident occurred on Holtshire Road. An operator was transported by...
Finger-style guitarist/singer/songwriter Caleb Wetherbee will perform in the Great Hall at the Great Falls Discovery Center on Friday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m.Submitted photo
TURNERS FALLS — Finger-style guitarist/singer/songwriter Caleb Wetherbee will perform in the Great Hall at the Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, On Friday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. Wetherbee performs guitar instrumentals and songs of traditional and contemporary folk music with intricate bare-...
ORANGE — Three arrests were made since Sunday.  On Sunday, at 10:30 p.m., Jeffrey A. Litmatainen 26, of 65 West River St., was arrested following a report of him being intoxicated and causing issues at his mother’s home. Prior to officers arriving, Litmatainen left the residence but was later...
ORANGE — Police have responded to the following accidents since Wednesday, Dec. 20. On Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 6:15 p.m., a party reported she was traveling east on New Athol Road and struck a deer in the roadway. All parties were found uninjured and the vehicle was drivable.  On Thursday, Dec...
ORANGE — The recycling center/transfer station will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 2, in observance of New Year’s Day. It will be open on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, Jan. 3, 4 and 6.
ATHOL — The following new fiction is now available at the Athol Public Library: Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart; The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg; A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd; The Rule of Luck by Catherine Cerveny; Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini; Typhoon...
ORANGE — On Tuesday, police responded to a report of a vehicle hitting a porch on Adams Street at 10:51 a.m. Further information was not available prior to press time today. 
ORANGE — Janet and Chuck Goheen contributed toward R Cee’s Pub’s recent $730 donation to the Orange Santa Fund. Their last name was inadvertently misspelled in a photo that appeared on page 1 of Tuesday’s edition.
BOSTON — For the 11th year, the American Red Cross and Dunkin’ Donuts will partner in January to help increase blood donations and reward generous donors. Through the Dunkin’ Donors Make a Difference campaign, all those who come to give blood or platelets in January at Red Cross blood drives in...

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