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AREA — The power outage in the Chestnut Hill Avenue area, caused by a downed tree at 5:15 p.m., Wednesday, resulted in 72 customers being affected. Power was restored by 7:17 p.m., a National Grid spokesperson said Thursday morning. It was noted in the Orange Police Log for Wednesday that a...
ATHOL — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., in Room 21 of the town hall with the following agenda: Pledge of Allegiance. New employee introduction. Oct. 20 minutes. Permits — Lodging house, Providence Cliff, 684 Pleasant St. Public comment. Department or committee...
Franklin County Technical School Superintendent Richard Martin (right) volunteered at the recent community supper at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Orange while visiting members of the FCTS School Committee and got to know the town of Orange a little better. Martin helped with tasks such as food preparation, cleaning, and even serving food with fellow volunteer Desiree Marshall, left.  Photo by Linda Chapman
ORANGE — The community supper held recently at the Bethany Lutheran Church saw some extra help from Franklin County Technical School (FCTS) Superintendent Richard Martin.  Martin volunteered to help during his visit with Cliff Fournier and Linda Chapman, FCTS School Committee members from Orange...
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident at Main Street and Bearsden Road at 4:58 p.m. on Thursday. Vehicles operated by Randall Gray, of Bearsden Road; and Penelope Temple, of East River Street, Orange, were involved. According to police, Temple was headed westbound on Main Street and...
ATHOL — The following new fiction is now available at the Athol Public Library: The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood; Early One Morning by Virginia Bailey; Dishing the Dirt by M.C. Beaton; Scrapper by Matt Bell; Woman in Battle Dress by Antonio Benitez-Rojo; The Bark Before Christmas by Laurien...
ROYALSTON — The Royalston Fire Department will hold a turkey raffle on Friday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m., at the center station. Spins are four for $1. Each round will include two turkeys. There will be free refreshments, a door prize, and a Thanksgiving basket raffle. Two baskets will be given away.
WENDELL — The Friends of the Wendell Free Library are sponsoring a concert, “Stephen Broll and Friends,” on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 4 p.m., in the Herrick Room at the library, at 7 Wendell Depot Rd. The concert will include a clarinet duet by Stephen Broll and Mary Ellen Miller; “Flootissimo,” a...
WENDELL — The 1974 movie “Zardoz” will be shown on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at the Wendell Free Library, at 7 Wendell Depot Rd. In the distant future, Earth is divided into two camps, the barely civilized group and the overly civilized one with mental powers. A plague is attacking the...
Kathleen Nolan, moderator, called the Wendell special town meeting to order Thursday night. Seated, at right, is town clerk Gretchen Smith. Photo by Ashley Arseneau
WENDELL — Voters approved $5,000 for a consultant to be hired for the broadband committee last night, at the fall special town meeting, at the town hall. The article passed 18 to 9 providing an exact two thirds majority as required.  Ray DiDonato, broadband committee co-chair, said that while...
The Tully City Council Club in Orange held its annual Halloween parade and party for the children of Tully and North Orange, and children and grandchildren of members on Saturday evening.   Video by Brian Gelinas

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