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Monday, July 17 9:31 a.m. - Animal complaint, Woods Road. Information taken. 12:06 p.m. - Traffic stop, Athol-Richmond Road. Spoke to subject. 12:26 p.m. - Traffic stop, Athol-Richmond Road. Spoke to subject. 8:14 p.m. - 911 caller reports tree on wires, Millyard Road. Traffic hazard...
Unpacking Lee Shuer's time capsule from 1993, full of comics from his childhood, was a test of how far he'd come in his relationship to the things that can clutter a person's life.
When I asked my husband in 2005 what he planned to bring to our downsized apartment, I was shocked to hear him say, very matter-of-factly, “Everything.” I let out an incredulous laugh and pushed him to get real — certainly everything couldn’t be coming with us! To my dismay, he was serious, and we...
BARRE — The Quabbin Community Band will present “The Art of the March” on Sunday, July 23, at 6 p.m., at the Nornay Park Bandstand, on the South Barre Common, Main Street.  A variety of marches from composers John Philip Sousa, Gordon Jacob, Pierre Leemands, among others, will be featured....
Pioneer Valley Brass will perform a free public concert at Swift River Valley Historical Society on Saturday, July 22, at 2 p.m. This photo from a few years ago shows the group with Will Choe, who has been replaced by Joe Hoye. Left to right -- Dick Tandy, Jim Engele, Choe, and Jeri Bannister. The performance is sponsored by the First Universalist Parish of North Dana as the 776th in a series of memorial concerts to keep alive the memory of the church, which had to move for the creation of the Quabbin Reser
NEW SALEM — Pioneer Valley Brass will present a free public concert at the Swift River Valley Historical Society, 40 Elm St., on Saturday, July 22, at 2 p.m. The service is the 776th in a series of memorial concerts funded by the First Universalist Parish of North Dana. That Parish was forced to...
ATHOL — A power outage at approximately 10:20 p.m., Saturday, in the area of Marshall Street and Lindsay Lane was due to a branch falling onto a wire, a National Grid spokesperson said Monday. Power was out for approximately 45 minutes, and 20 customers were affected. The spokesperson said a...
Sunday, July 16 6:43 a.m. - Party states male subject she knows by name lives at location with two children; party observed an unknown woman with the children whom she believes is not supposed be in possession of children per state Department of Children and Families; plate number for woman...
 Conductor Stephanie Parker talks with members of the clarinet section before an Orange Community Band concert. Friday, July 21, is the fifth in a series of six Friday evening concerts on the bandstand in Butterfield Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Submitted photo
ORANGE — Orange Community Band will perform the fifth in a series of six Friday evening concerts on the bandstand in Butterfield Park, on July 21 at 7:30 p.m. Steph Parker conducts the band in a community tradition going back to the mid 1800s.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and gather in the...
ATHOL — On Wednesday, July 19, at 7 p.m., Adams Animal Hospital will present a free educational evening on ticks, tick disease and how they affect both people and pets. The program will be held at the Athol American Legion, at 325 Pequoig Ave. A community outreach nurse from the Athol Hospital...
KEENE, N.H. — In an effort to inform the public, the Keene, N.H., Fire Department posts the number of suspected opiate overdose responses and the number of times it has administered Narcan on a monthly basis. In June, the department responded to eight incidents involving eight patients, and...
Sunday, July 16 6:19 p.m. - Caller reports her son was harassed by another male over alleged theft of game controller, Sanders Street. Advised to pursue matter in civil court. 6:40 p.m. - Walk-in reports pink bike with no chain stolen. Under investigation. 7:51 p.m. - 911 caller reports he...

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