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ORANGE — The following defendants appeared in Orange District Court on Tuesday, Sept. 12, Judge David S. Ross presiding: Jessica L. Ramirez, 29, 59 Battle St. – larceny over $250 by single scheme – found guilty, placed on probation until Sept. 11, 2018, no drugs or alcohol with screenings for...
ATHOL — The North Quabbin Community Coalition is asking supporters to help advocate for the preservation of core funding through the Department of Public Health, currently on the chopping block after a veto by Gov. Charlie Baker.  In an email appeal on Tuesday, the NQCC said the funding “covers...
GARDNER — The Gardner Museum will offer a free program in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, taking place today, Thursday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. Voices of Truth, a Gardner-based non-profit committed to preventing and breaking the cycle of domestic violence, will give a relationship...
ORANGE — The Mahar Regional School Committee’s finance and facilities subcommittee will meet Monday, Sept. 25, at 2 p.m., in the superintendent’s office, with the following agenda: Policies — Student accounts; employee travel. Excess and deficiency review. Mid-year budget reductions.
Four years ago, a columnist for The Economist predicted a huge “tech-lash” against America’s giant technology firms. Adrian Wooldridge considered it inevitable that executives at Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft would be seen by the public in the same malign fashion as bankers and oil...
WORCESTER — The Baker-Polito Administration on Wednesday announced the opening of a $2.5 million funding round for the Site Readiness Program which provides grants to municipalities for feasibility studies, master planning, environmental work, strategic land acquisition, and site improvements....
Wednesday, Sept. 20 10:18 a.m. - Traffic stop, Main and Union streets. Stopped for crosswalk violation. 10:34 a.m. - Walk-in reports losing wallet containing license to carry. States he lost it in New Hampshire. Checked with stores he visited and it had not been turned in. 10:42 a.m. -...
ATHOL — Police and fire personnel responded to a three-car accident on Main Street at 10:28 a.m., Wednesday. Vehicles operated by Carlos A. Coral, of Marshfield; Lorraine A. Brown of West Yarmouth; and Robert H. Britt, of 33 Wilder St., were involved. The accident was reported by a caller who...
ATHOL — Town Manager Shaun Suhoski, in his weekly report to the selectboard on Tuesday, reported Building Inspector Robert Legare has achieved certification as a Massachusetts building commissioner by the state’s Board of Building Regulations and Standards, effective Sept. 6. Noting the position...
PALMER — State funding awarded Tuesday to community trails projects includes $12,600 for trail maintenance at Warwick, Erving, Northfield and Mount Grace state forests, and $10,370 to allow for snowmobile recreational use near the Otter River in Templeton. With an additional $3,150 in matching...

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