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PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall lower level, with the following agenda:  Minutes. Meetings — 6:45 with Advisory Finance Committee. Review of June 2017 town meeting budget and special and annual town meeting warrants. Correspondence...
Friday, April 21 8:11 a.m. - Caller reports male in red car appears to be passed out, Daniel Shays Highway. Spoke to male who said he worked all night in Greenfield and fell asleep when he stopped for gas. No sign of impairment.  8:39 a.m. - Traffic stop for expired inspection sticker, Daniel...
ORANGE — Two subjects were arrested over the weekend by police.  On Saturday, at 3:40 p.m., Natasha L. Hayes, 21, of Orange, was arrested following a traffic stop on West River Street. Hayes initially failed to pull over when signaled to do so by police. She is charged with failure to signal,...
NEW SALEM — Explore techniques and approaches to landscape and architectural photography within the town of New Salem, which is set in the rural landscape of the Quabbin Reservoir watershed.  This workshop, taking place on five half-days from July 18 through 22, is open to a maximum of five...
ORANGE — The public is invited to the first meeting of the Orange Historical Society for the 2017 season, which will be held today, Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m., at the historical society building, the French Weymouth House, 41 North Main St. After the business meeting and installation of...
TURNERS FALLS — “Catch and Release,” a community art show with themes of rivers, water and fish, will open with a performance by the Exploded View group on Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m., at the Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A. “Catch and Release” runs from May 5 to 30 at the center,...
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, April 26, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Lakeside Apartments. Screenings are free and open to the public
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes and discussions in the House and Senate each week. OFFICIAL COUNTY SONG (H 1717) — “14 Counties of Massachusetts” as the state’s official county song. The song was written by Darci Hamman and her third-grade class at Our Lady’s Academy, a private...
BARRE — During the month of May, the Barre Players Theater will present six performances of “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel, a show set in rural Ireland in the year 1936.  Directed by Diana Canterbury, the show will run Fridays and Saturdays, May 19, 20, 26 and 27, at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays...
Friday, April 21 7:20 a.m. - Walk-in reports he served a “no trespass” order. Advised to contact police if male party returns. Party is believed to be staying at a local residence and might sneak back into the house when walk-in steps out. 11:05 a.m. - Walk-in reports purse stolen from her car...

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