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Monday, Jan. 22 Erving Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., town hall Orange Assessors, 5 p.m., town hall Petersham Petersham Historic District, 7 p.m., lower town hall Phillipston Assessors, 6 p.m., town hall Selectmen, 7 p.m., town hall Royalston Broadband Committee, 7 p.m., town hall...
Monday, January 22 2:00 PM MS Awareness: Adapting to Life With Multiple Sclerosis 2:30 PM A Veterans Story: U.S. Army PFC Ken Kazanjian 3:00 PM Veterans Corner: Korean Consul General Luncheon 2017 4:00 PM One College Drive: Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble 5:00 PM Greenfield Community...
Thursday, Jan. 18 7:13 a.m. — Female yelling about drugs in the middle of Elizabeth Street. 10:11 a.m. — Medical emergency reported on South Royalston Road. Ambulance requested.  11:13 a.m. — Caller reported her house was entered while she was in the shower. Flat-screen television reported...
1993 Brian E. Smith, son of Barbara and Clinton Smith of Athol, has enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and will leave Feb. 1 for Parris Island, S.C. He is a 1992 graduate of Athol High School. Brian Patria scored the winning hoop with three seconds remaining, lifting Athol to a 72-70...
Wednesday, Jan. 17 10:07 a.m. - Control reports a minor accident with two mirrors hitting, Wheeler Avenue. Both operators stated that they steered to the right before the mirror hit. Both advised that this would be logged and try contact their insurance companies. 10:45 a.m. - Summons served...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll call records votes and conversations in the House and Senate each week. COMING UP ON BEACON HILL REVIEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICIES OF THE SENATE (S 2262) — The Senate approved the creation of a 9-member committee to review the sexual harassment policies and...
Thursday, Jan. 18 7:37 a.m. — Police assisted a motorist on Coombs Avenue who was stuck in his car because the doors were frozen shut. Police not needed; the motorist had warmed the car up by the time police arrived. 11:08 a.m. — Caller reported minor two-car accident in Walmart parking lot....
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts is accepting applications for grant funding.  “Grant awards will range from $5,000 up to $30,000 and should be appropriate to the scale of the project and demonstrate a wise and prudent use of funds,” said Phil Grzewinski, president of the...
NEW SALEM — Memoirs can be a hot literary ticket. Consider Mary Karr, who wrote the 1995 bestseller, “The Liars’ Club,” about her childhood in east Texas, then went on to write two other well-received memoirs of her later life. Closer to home, New Salem writer Mira Bartók won much praise for her...
ORANGE — Orange Municipal Airport is planning three projects that will bring it up to current Federal Aviation Administration standards. Airport Manager Len Bedaw said these projects include taxiway reconstruction, a study to determine the best way to mitigate known vegetative and nonvegetative...

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