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ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday briefly addressed a concern expressed by resident and former selectman Alan Dodge about the minutes for an executive session held by the Board of Health in March not being released. The executive session was called to address job performance concerns with...
ATHOL — Athol-Royalston Regional School District Superintendent Darcy Fernandes, on the job for close to three months, briefed the school committee Wednesday on preliminary tasks she has completed as part of her entry plan. Following an examination of district finances, and specifically the...
ORANGE — The town received a number of applicants for the four public seats on the town administrator hiring committee last week. After the three board members took a week to privately review each application, they compared each of their selections to make the final decision Wednesday night. ...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration has announced more than $2.3 million in Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) grants to 238 municipalities and regional solid waste districts to help communities maximize their recycling, composting and waste reduction programs. The SMRP, which was...
GREENFIELD — Lewis H. Starkey III, 53, of Wendell, is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m., in Franklin Superior Court in Greenfield on one count of murder and one count of armed assault with intent to murder in connection with the fatal shooting of Amanda Glover and the...
SPRINGFIELD — Two Springfield women have been indicted in connection with stealing more than $14,000 through various larceny schemes, including defrauding state agencies of benefits and stealing from a local women’s shelter, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Thursday. Lynn Minella, 50, was...
Thursday, Sept. 21 3:10 p.m. - Caller reports threats, Brown Road. Spoke to subject.
PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall lower level with the following agenda: Minutes. New business — Mass. Community Compact process and application; Petersham Handicap Accessibility Plan — status update; Town Hall temporary ramp and use of...
Thursday, Sept. 21 7:42 a.m. - Party is looking to speak to officer regarding item stolen from front yard, South Main Street. Report taken as party wanted incident on record. 9:15 a.m. - Low hanging branch found impacting northbound lane, Wheeler Avenue. Highway Department notified.  1 p.m...
ORANGE — The Orange Public Libraries’ “Live Local Legends Speaker Series” begins on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m., at the Moore-Leland Library in North Orange with a visit by author Cammie McGovern. She will discuss writing about characters with disabilities in her latest novels “Chester and Gus”...

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