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ORANGE — On Sunday, at 7:21 p.m.,  two subjects were arrested on East Main Street after a report of a verbal altercation involving three subjects in front of the library.  Danielle C. Gonzalez, 35, of Mechanic Street, is charged with lewd, wanton and lascivious conduct; disturbing the peace; and...
ERVING — “Build a Better World!,” the statewide Summer Reading Program theme, is inspiring the Erving Public Library to offer weekly, all-ages programs, which are free and open to the public.  Reading logs are available during regular open hours, Sunday through Thursday, from 1 to 7 p.m. The...
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, June 21, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the senior center, at 82 Freedom St. Screenings are free and open to the public.
FITCHBURG — Riverfront Children’s Theatre has announced the upcoming production of “How Green WAS My Vineyard — The Mostly Ridiculous Story of St. Urho and the Grasshoppers,” an original production featuring the young performers of theatre. Performances at The Finnish Center at Saima Park will...
Friday, June 16 7:34 a.m. - Sex offender follow-up, Exchange Street. 9:37 a.m. - Transported female party from Orange District Court. 11:08 a.m. - Follow-up, Exchange Street. 11:41 a.m. - Subject to station for yearly sex offender registration. 2:54 p.m. - Officer at ODC initiating...
ATHOL — At 10:50 p.m., Saturday, Daniel P. Flanders, 38, of 434 Crescent St., was arrested following a one-car accident on South Street and charged with three counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot), resisting arrest, disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct....
During Wednesday's burning of flags at American Legion Post 102 in Athol, flags of all sizes that were worn and tattered were retired. Sergeant at Arms David Chapman fed one large flag onto the flames little by little in an attempt at safety. In the background Adjutant Edward Humphrey inspects one of the piles of flags collected.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ATHOL — On Wednesday, the Edward H. Phillips American Legion Post 102 held their annual disposal of unserviceable flags, as they do every year on Flag Day, rain or shine.  Due to the number of flags deemed unfit for display the disposal was expected to take twice as long this year according to...
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident on Templeton Road at 5:51 p.m., Saturday. Vehicles operated by Russell E. Kennedy, of 546 Templeton Rd.; and Richard H. Dicks, of 41 Wendell St., were involved. Both vehicles were towed. The State Police stood by for traffic control. Further...
Athol-Royalston Schools Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. Assorted cereals, 2% milk, and fruit juice offered for breakfast daily. Assorted fresh fruits, canned fruits and fat free or low fat milk offered for lunch daily. Senior and middle school offer alternate assorted sandwiches...
ORANGE — The town will hold a special town meeting, followed immediately by the annual town meeting, on Monday, June 19,  starting at 7 p.m. in the Ruth B. Smith Auditorium of the town hall.  As in past years, the purpose of the special town meeting being held first is to move some funds around...

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