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ATHOL — At Tuesday’s selectboard meeting, Chairman Lee Chauvette noted that numerous complaints have been received by the selectboard from subscribers regarding recent Time Warner Cable rate increases. A letter of explanation from the company was received by the board, he said, and copies are...
PETERSHAM — The long closed bridge on Glen Valley Road will soon be reopened after the selectboard voted Tuesday unanimously to reward the contract for the bridge repair to lowest bidder R. Bates and Sons, of Sterling.  R. Bates and Sons offered a lowest bid of $198,565 to repair the bridge, but...
President Obama’s visit to Cuba well could mark the last big celebration of the communist Castro brothers’ sclerotic regime. President Raul Castro is 84, and his brother, the longtime dictator Fidel Castro, is 89. As with the 1976 death of Mao Zedong in China, the passing of the Castro brothers...
ATHOL — At 2:40 p.m., Wednesday, vehicles operated by Carol Flagg, of Orange; and Kathi Louis, of Westminster, were in an accident on South Main Street. No injuries resulted. Flagg was cited for failure to use care in stopping.
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will sponsor a shingles and pneumonia vaccination clinic on Tuesday, March 29, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the senior center. Vaccines will be administered by the local Rite Aid Pharmacy. Both shots will be administered by a pharmacist and both can be received the same day...
ATHOL — Town Clerk Nancy Burnham said this week volunteers are sought to fill vacancies on a number of town boards and committees. They are: • Agricultural Committee, one alternate member. • Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Committee, five members. • Bylaw Review Committee, three...
Wednesday, March 23 8:17 a.m. - Walk-in requests to speak to officer about harassment incident that happened at park on Tuesday afternoon, Lake Street. Incident involved male juvenile. 8:33 a.m. - Officer at healthcare facility for medial assistance, Daniel Shays Highway. 8:58 a.m. - Follow-...
BOSTON — The vast majority of Bay Staters pay their taxes, but not all. Now there’s an opportunity for those who have not filed, or have underreported, to get on track and pay no penalties through a tax amnesty. The tax amnesty is open to businesses and individuals: • Who have not filed all...
GREENFIELD — The Baker-Polito Administration on Wednesday announced a $700,000 investment in the Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace their older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, EPA-certified woodstove and pellet stove models that use...
GREENFIELD — On Saturday, April 9, the Elks lodge will be transformed into a Texas two-step dance hall featuring roots country and western swing band The Nite Caps.  This high energy band consists of five musicians well-known for their various musical projects, including Tom Randall, lead guitar...

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