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Thursday, June 22 9:10 a.m. - Report of needle on roadside, New Athol Road. Needle disposed of.  9:10 a.m. - Caller reports mannequin hanging off basketball hoop by a rubber snake, Mattawa Circle. Found another mannequin on top of mailbox on Fairman Road. Investigation revealed that they were...
 Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School Superintendent Dr. Sheila M. Harrity gives a special gift to 2017 graduate Patrick "P.J." Carney of Gardner. School photo
FITCHBURG — Recent Monachusett Regional Vocational Technical School graduate Patrick Carney of Gardner received a call earlier this month from Superintendent-Director Dr. Sheila Harrity, who invited him back to school after graduation to accept a special award. He arrived at school on June 8 and...
ORANGE — The special education records of former Ralph C. Mahar Regional School students who were born between Aug. 31, 1991, and Aug. 30, 1992, are scheduled to be destroyed on July 14. Any former student who wishes to pick up his or her records can call the special education office at 978-544-...
BOSTON — Four local law enforcement agencies have received federal grant funds totaling $515,809 to strengthen and enhance efforts to combat heroin and opioid abuse in Massachusetts, including prevention, intervention, diversion, enforcement and treatment. As announced Thursday by the Baker-...
 Heywood Hospital's 25th Anniversary Golf Classic, held on June 19 at the Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg, raised over $100,000, which will support the full-scale design of a new surgical pavilion. Left to right -- James A. Faust, MD; Chris Watkins and Win Brown, president and CEO of Heywood Healthcare. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Heywood Hospital’s 25th Anniversary Golf Classic, held on June 19 at the Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg, raised over $100,000 and renamed the annual event in honor of longtime Executive Chairman James Faust, MD and Chairman Chris Watkins. The funds raised will support Heywood...
WORCESTER — Three Clinton men were indicted Thursday on murder and other charges in the April 15 stabbing death of a man outside a Clinton bar, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A grand jury handed up the indictments charging Oscar O. Rodriguez, 23; Martin A....
Thursday, June 22 8:21 a.m. - Caller reports break-in at business, South Street. Under investigation. 9:15 a.m. - Department of Public Works reports abandoned vehicle at parking garage, Exchange Street. Antrim, N.H., Police Department notified and to attempt to contact owner. Owner identified...
ATHOL — At 3:42 p.m., Thursday, police responded to a minor two-car accident in the parking lot at Mr. Mike’s on Main Street. Vehicles operated by Charles G. Reed, of Gardner; and Tersilia Hughes, of Whitinsville, were involved. Both vehicles sustained minor damage. No injuries were reported.
ATHOL — Police Chief Russell Kleber is encouraging all those planning to attend this weekend’s swearing in of K-9 “Gronk” to wear New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski jerseys. The swearing in ceremony is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. at the Summerfest at Athol High School. “I will offer a group...
NEW SALEM — Singer/songwriter and country and folk artist David Mallett will perform at the 1794 Meetinghouse, 26 South Main St., on Saturday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. Mallett’s songs have been recorded by more than 150 artists, including Pete Seeger, Alison Krauss, John Denver, Emmylou Harris,...

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