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WESTBOROUGH — A suspected burglar, who police believe has been working in several communities, was arrested Thursday night in Shrewsbury and arraigned on multiple charges Friday in Westborough District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Pedro D. Gomez, 51...
ORANGE — The annual Veterans Walk will take place on Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m., rain or shine. The walk will begin in Athol at the Veterans Park at Main and Exchange streets and end at Memorial Park in Orange. Athol ATHOL — The Athol Veterans Council will host its annual Veterans’ Day...
Heroes Remembered, a ceremony honoring WWII veterans, was held recently with over 70 of the Greatest Generation in attendance. Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee and Capt. Vincent "Bill" Purple, seen here, joined Gov. Charlie Baker, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Francisco Urena, families, caregivers, volunteers and students in honoring these men and women.
BOSTON – The House of Representatives has just approved a statewide “Stolen Valor Act” designed to prosecute individuals who falsely claim military service credentials for personal financial gain, while also passing legislation prohibiting the unauthorized sale of veterans’ grave markers,...
Wednesday 3:56 p.m. - Jennifer Desroches, 36, of Spencer, was arrested on a default warrant in Gardner. 6:35 p.m. - A vehicle operated by Mark Manca, of Gardner, struck a deer on Route 2 westbound prior to Exit 24 in Westminster. Saturday 3:25 a.m. - German Nunnez-Delossanto, 24, of...
BOSTON — Leigh Youngblood, executive director of Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust, will be in Boston tomorrow with representatives of MassPLAN and other conservation groups to testify at a public hearing at the State House. The hearing, on the Bradley Bill (H. 3690) on Tuesday, Nov. 10, will...
Friday, Oct. 2 4:38 p.m. - Caller reports phone scam, Old Barre Road. Sunday, Oct. 4 2:30 p.m. - Off-duty dispatcher called about a black muscle car spinning around and 90 degrees to the road at one point. It was continuing south on Route 122 toward Petersham. Unable to locate. Monday, Oct...
PETERSHAM — On Thursday, Oct. 29, at 12:35 p.m., a vehicle operated by Matthew Danielson, of 80 Old East St., struck a deer on East Street.
Michael Davis, American Legion Department vice commander, was the keynote speaker at Orange's annual Veterans Day ceremony held at Memorial Park Saturday. To the right of Davis is Walter White, commander of the Orange American Legion Post 172. A video of the parade and ceremony can be viewed at www.atholdailynews.com.Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — The troubles facing many of today’s veterans and the importance of remembering their sacrifices was the theme of the annual Veterans Day Parade and subsequent ceremony held Saturday at Memorial Park. Roughly a dozen people attended the ceremony. The parade, led by the American Legion...
Friday 10:40 a.m. - Caller would like to speak with officer about issues with neighbor, East River Street. Spoke with both individuals and mediated situation, peace restored. 1:10 p.m. - Caller reports property not being returned, Red Brook Lane. Officer spoke with subject who has property;...
ORANGE — Early Saturday, a car fire was reported at 1:11 a.m., in the area of Ball and Prospect streets. Police officers found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Orange firefighters arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. The vehicle was removed from the roadway. An officer gave a...

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