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Pedro Mattos, right, an Orange resident and UMass Amherst freshman, is starting a local branch of the company Student Painters that will be offering exterior painting services in the area this summer.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — Pedro Mattos, a town resident and freshman at UMass Amherst, has recently been hired as a branch management intern for a company known as Student Painters. He is in the process of setting up a branch of the company in the area for the summer season and will be offering exterior painting...
Saturday, March 18 11:30 a.m. - Kept the peace, Fernald Road. 11:32 a.m. - Extra patrols, Birch Hill Dam. Sunday, March 19 12:48 p.m. - Extra patrols, Birch Hill Dam. 4:08 p.m. - Traffic stop, Athol-Richmond Road. Verbal warning. 4:27 p.m. - Extra patrols, Tully Dam.
Friday, March 17 7:42 a.m. - Orange Fire Department responding, Whitney Street. Assistance provided. 8:25 a.m. - Report of unshoveled sidewalk in center of town between lights and Quabbin Harvest, North Main Street. Found sidewalk shoveled in front of location. Left message with East Main...
ORANGE — Police made four arrests over the weekend.  On Saturday, at 6:45 a.m., Sarah R. Kennedy, 35, of West River Street, was arrested on three warrants out of Clinton District Court. No bail was set for Kennedy, who was transported to the Franklin County House of Corrections.  At 1:40 p.m...
ORANGE — Police responded to two accidents on Friday. At 10:46 a.m., a party reported her car was hit on Thursday afternoon while she was at Walmart on East Main Street. The incident remains under investigation.  At 7:25 p.m., a truck collided with a wall on Ball Street. The vehicle was found...
ERVING — The selectboard will meet today, Monday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall, with the following agenda: Review of minutes from March 13 and 15. Old business — Snow and ice removal bylaw; review of fiscal year 2018 draft budget — version for Around Town; annual town meeting draft...
PHILLIPSTON — Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and agricultural and conservation commissions from the towns of Royalston, Phillipston, Templeton and Winchendon are sponsoring a workshop and dinner for farmland and forestland...
TURNERS FALLS — The Great Falls Discovery Center, at 2 Avenue A, has announced its programming schedule during the month of April, when hours are Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the exception of Sunday, April 2. The center is open every day during school vacation week,...
FITCHBURG — “Insects in the Garden: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” featuring Bruce Wenning of the Ecological Landscape Alliance, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, in Fitchburg State University’s Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St. The program, free and open to the public, will explain...
Friday, March 17 9:48 a.m. - 911 misdial, Petersham Road. 9:54 a.m. - Walk-in reports sidewalks on Church Street are blocked due to having snow put on them. It was determined that the sidewalk was clear. 10:27 a.m. - Officer made contact with male party on Froman Street concerning his...

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