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Pete’s Tire Barns of Orange on Monday donated $500 to both the Orange Santa Fund and the Athol Daily News Santa fund. Pete’s Accounts Payable Manager Denise Aukstikalnis is shown presenting checks to Brenda Taylor, left, president of the Pioneer Junior Women’s Club, which organizes the Orange Santa Fund; and Athol Daily News Office Manager Lisa Arnot. Pete’s employees pictured from left to right are — Debbie Keresey, Jay Deane, Dana Robinson, Beth Walker and Marie Chandler.   Photo by Cameron Woodcock
ATHOL — The recent snowfall is setting the stage for a white Christmas, only 13 days away, but it’s the kind-hearted citizens in the North Quabbin area who are creating true magic for many little boys and girls this holiday. Generous donations arrived in today’s mailbag, with a huge lift from Pete’...
ORANGE — The town clerk has announced that nomination papers for the annual town election are now available. They may be obtained from the town clerk’s office until Jan. 11, 2018. The Town Clerk’s office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed 12:30-1 p.m., and...
ATHOL — The new Wendy’s restaurant at the North Quabbin Business Park on Templeton Road opened with a “soft opening” on Saturday. The fast-food outlet is owned and operated by Wendy’s franchisee Hamra Enterprises. “We are working on a grand opening event sometime in January after the holidays...
AREA — Today’s inclement weather resulted in the cancellation of all area schools, with the exception of those within the Narragansett Regional School District. 
ORANGE — An Athol Fire Department ambulance crew at 4:08 a.m., Sunday, delivered a baby along Route 2, between exits 15 and 16. Fire Chief John Duguay said today that firefighters Bruce Dubrule and Arthur Shepardson initially responded to a residence on Oaklawn Avenue in Orange, following a...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes taken in the House and Senate each week. COMING UP ON BEACON HILL PROHIBIT ELECTRIC SHOCK TREATMENT (S 93) — Prohibits any state or local facilities from using electric shock therapy, hitting, pinching or any procedure which causes obvious signs...
ORANGE — The First Universalist Parish of North Dana is sponsoring a free, public Christmas Vespers Program at the Central Congregational Church of Orange, 93 South Main St., on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. The program will feature traditional and modern music for brass quintet, performed by the...
ATHOL — The tax title property auction held by the town in Liberty Hall on Thursday drew nearly 100 people to bid upon 15 properties. Auctioneer Paul Zekos conducted the program, which resulted in 14 successful bids, said Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. Closing on all properties is due on or before...
ATHOL — A Templeton resident recently contacted the Athol Daily News asking about the availability of all-alcohol and wine pouring licenses in connection with the construction of a 110 Grill at the North Quabbin Commons. Joe Kondrchek said, in an email, “I see that the 110 Grill is coming to the...
 Colin Killay, of Warwick, was interviewed by the Orange selectboard Wednesday night as a potential candidate for the open position of superintendent of highways, parks and cemeteries. Left-to-right -- Selectmen James Cornwell, Ryan Mailloux, and Richard Sheridan; and Killay. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — The selectboard interviewed Colin Killay, of Warwick, for the open position of superintendent of highways, parks and cemeteries Wednesday night. Killay has previous experience working with two other cemeteries departments, both in Orange and Athol, and acknowledged that there is a lot...

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