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Tuesday 8:44 a.m. - Walk-in reports subject withdrew $4,000 from her checking account and they do not have a joint checking account. Report taken.  10:34 a.m. - Report of individual blowing snow into road causing hazard, West Main Street. On arrival, found individual was clearing excess snow...
ORANGE — The Planning Board agreed Tuesday to table discussion regarding potential zoning changes to a future meeting, allowing for Community Development Director Kevin Kennedy to be present. Kennedy has proposed zoning changes between the Exit 15 off-ramp and Randall Pond Industrial Park, with...
ORANGE — In the Feb. 8 edition it was incorrectly reported that the Orange Selectboard voted 2-0 to appoint Steve Johnson to the cemetery commission.  The vote was a joint vote with the cemetery commission, making the vote 4-0, with selectman Kathy Reinig abstaining. 
Doris and John Brooks of Templeton speak with fellow exhibitor Bill Buckler of Westminster during last year's Cabin Fever Collectors Show at Kamaloht, East Templeton, hosted by the Narragansett Historical Society of Templeton. The couple showed their collection of antique milk bottles and tin, while Buckler displayed his baseball card collection. Submitted photo
BALDWINVILLE — The Narragansett Historical Society of Templeton has it on record that February, down through the decades, can be a rough month, with inclement weather confining residents to their homes and making us feel irritable and restless. As a result, the group last year sponsored its first...
FITCHBURG — Can-Am Machinery, a local business in West Fitchburg, has organized a regional effort to petition the MBTA for a better commuter rail train schedule. An event will be held at Can-Am on Thursday, Feb. 11, at noon, at 44 Old Princeton Rd. The MBTA has proposed a new commuter rail...
WORCESTER — A Worcester Superior Court jury on Tuesday found Dax A. Gibson guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Luis R. Rodriguez in Fitchburg, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Gibson, 39, of 365 Elm St., Gardner, shot Rodriguez, 26,...
ATHOL — The Massachusetts Environmental Police will sponsor a “Boat Massachusetts” boating basics course at Athol High School on April 4, 5, 11 and 12, from 6 to 9 p.m., each day. There is no charge, and the purpose of the course is to foster safe boat operation through increased awareness of...
Tuesday 9:08 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance, Silver Lake Street. Assisted Athol Fire Department. 9:40 a.m. - Animal control officer at Silver Lake Park for loose dog. Picked up black and white male Springer Spaniel and took same to animal control facility. Dog had tag that had name “Toby...
ATHOL — Four motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Tuesday. At 8:43 a.m., a vehicle operated by Ronald J. Garza Jr., of Warren, slid off the road into fencing on West Royalston Road. No injuries resulted. At 2:52 p.m., vehicles operated by Jamie L. Clarkson, of 210 North Orange Rd...
ATHOL — A relative of a resident at Lakeside Apartments on Gibson Drive took issue last week with the recent Athol Daily News article concerning an ongoing bedbug problem being addressed at the location by the Athol Housing Authority. In part, Jessica Scribner stated she felt the story was one-...

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Athol, MA 01331
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