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WARWICK — Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust invites the public to a pre-harvest tour of the Arthur Iversen Conservation Area on Gale Road on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. Mount Grace staff will be joined by Massachusetts licensed forester Michael Mauri, and local naturalist Dave Small for a tour...
Tuesday 1:55 a.m. - A vehicle operated by Avery Morin, of Framingham was in an accident on Route 2 in Gardner. No citations were issued. 3:25 p.m. - Zackery R. Barnes, 25, of Fitchburg, was arrested in Gardner on three warrants for two counts of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended...
The Petersham Selectboard and Advisory Finance Committee again discussed the budgets of town departments and committees on Tuesday night. Animal control officer Deb Bachrach met with the board to discuss the animal control budget request for fiscal year 2017. Bachrach is only requesting a small increase to purchase a new microchip scanner to help scan more varieties of pet microchips. Left to right -- Selectboard vice chair Henry Woolsey, Administrative Coordinator Steve Boudreau, Bachrach.Pho
PETERSHAM — Progress on the Nichewaug property planning consultant candidate stalemate saw some movement at Tuesday night’s selectboard meeting. Selectboard vice chair Henry Woolsey said he and selectboard clerk Fredrik Marsh discussed the matter with town counsel and came up with the idea of...
ATHOL — The next meeting of the North Quabbin area’s Marine Corps League Pequoig Detachment 1168 will be Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m., at the American Legion hall, at 325 Exchange St. Retired and honorably discharged Marines, and Navy corpsmen and chaplains having served with the Marines are...
Saturday 7:03 p.m. - Officer found disabled vehicle on side of road with hazard lights on, East River Street. Officer checked with operator who said her vehicle kept overheating and she was letting it cool down. Party on her way two minutes later.  7:26 p.m. - Traffic stop for headlight out,...
ORANGE — On Tuesday night at 11:40 p.m. a possible fire on East River Street was reported to police. The reporting party said it smelled as if the stove was on and something was burning.  When officers searched the residence a man was found deceased and the fire department was called. The...
ORANGE — On Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a disturbance was reported at an East Main Street business. The manager reported that two females were fighting in the store and then continued to fight outside. Officers responded and found one female had left on foot.  After searching...
ORANGE — On Monday, at 8:25 a.m., Derick Berge, 32, of Oakdale, Conn., was involved in a one-car accident on New Athol Road. Berge had swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle and hit a snowbank in the area of the Aubuchon Plaza. His vehicle sustained damage and was towed from the scene. No...
Shown is the Springfield Museum's portable planetarium, Starlab, which will be at the Royalston town hall on Friday, Feb. 19, beginning at 1 p.m. Submitted photo
ROYALSTON — On Friday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m., the Springfield Museum will present its portable planetarium, Starlab, at the town hall.  Younger children will go inside the planetarium at 1, while older kids will do stellar projects and have snacks. Then at 1:45, the older group will go into the...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday approved the schedule for the annual spring town meeting to be held in Memorial Hall on Monday, June 13, beginning at 7 p.m. The warrant opened Wednesday and will close on Thursday, April 14, at 4 p.m. All bylaw proposals must be submitted to town counsel for...

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