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More than 1,600 people turned up at the Orange Town Hall Tuesday in hopes of getting picked to be an extra in the upcoming Hulu series 'Castle Rock.' Orange Police officers assisted with traffic in front of the town hall, at the South Main and East Main streets intersection and the South Main and East River streets intersection. Cars were parked far down South Main Street past the Butterfield School and on North Main down to Dexter Street.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — The heat and humidity were not enough to keep 1,696 people from the casting call for extras for the upcoming Hulu series ‘Castle Rock’ held Tuesday at the Orange Town Hall. With traffic similar to that of what residents see for the annual River Rat Race each April, cars were parked on...
ROYALSTON — The proposed Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Emergency Response Plan was reviewed at Tuesday’s selectboard meeting.  This document is a requirement of a loan agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA requires certification that this plan is done...
ATHOL — The Board of Health discussed job descriptions of the Health Agent and Assistant Health Agent at their meeting Monday, as they had not been updated in over a decade. “This is a good thing for us revamping the job descriptions,” said BOH Chair Joan Hamlett. The committee read through most...
ROYALSTON — Emergency rescue personnel responded to Doane’s Falls shortly after noon on Tuesday to facilitate the rescue of a man who was seriously injured after falling down an embankment. Sgt. Roland Hamel, of the Royalston Police Department, said this morning the injured party, whom he...
 Bill Connors, with over 15 years and more than 3,000 performances as a professional vocalist/pianist, will perform at Summer Sundial at the Red Apple Farm in Phillipston on Friday, July 21, from 5:30 to 10 p.m.  Submitted photo
ATHOL — The North Quabbin Chamber & Visitors Bureau will bring Summer Sundial to the region. The new event features the Legends of Music series, each year headlining a professional musical impersonator of a famous legend. Fans of Elton John will not want to miss this year’s performance by...
John Sheldon will perform "The Same Water, Music for a Deep Ecology" at the Village Lyceum on Saturday, July 29, in the sanctuary at the Unitarian Church in Petersham, starting at 7 p.m. The program is inspired by Sheldon's stay at Standing Rock Indian Reservation during the 2016 protest of a proposed oil pipeline. Ticket prices are on a sliding scale from $8 to $15, with children 10 and under admitted free of charge. Proceeds are used for the parish building and maintenance fund. For further information, c
PETERSHAM — John Sheldon and his famous red electric guitar — the one James Taylor sold him in the 1960s for $100 — return to the Village Lyceum on Saturday, July 29, at 7 p.m. to present “The Same Water, Music for a Deep Ecology.” The program, which will be held in the sanctuary of the First...
The Green Sisters, a folk music quartet from Hubbardston, will be on hand with their music at the Petersham Friday Market from 3 to 6 p.m. on July 21.Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — The Friday Market on the town common returns from 3 to 6 p.m. on July 21 with more new vendors, folk music and an assortment of fresh-grown local food and craft items. The Green Sisters, a folk music quartet from Hubbardston, will be on hand with their music. Heywood Healthcare’s...
Tuesday, July 18 9:31 a.m. - Caller states a male and female are arguing outside, East Main Street. Spoke to male who advised argument was verbal and he didn’t require any services.  10 a.m. - Officer assisted female who was being sexually harassed through texts, East River Street. Contacted...
ORANGE — On Tuesday, at 12:10 p.m., Tracy A. Clarke, 40, of North Main Street, was arrested following her refusal to get out of a vehicle. She was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace. 
ATHOL — The North Quabbin Community Coalition’s summer edition of “The Common Thread” newsletter is now available at http://www.nqcc.org/pdfs/2017_summer_comm_thread.pdf. In it, the coalition highlights its 7th Annual National Night Out events in Athol, Orange and Petersham on Aug. 1.  The...

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