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ATHOL — The Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee will meet today, Tuesday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m., in Room 21 of the town hall, with the following agenda: Previous meeting minutes. Public comment. Update from Town Manager Shaun Suhoski on proposed fiscal year 2018 budget. Members’...
ATHOL — The Capital Program Committee will continue its review of fiscal year 2018 capital requests and the FY18 capital improvement budget at a meeting on Wednesday, March 29, at 6 p.m., in Liberty Hall.
ATHOL — A vehicle operated by Meghan Mahan, of Cobb Road, struck a guardrail on South Athol Road at Riverview Avenue on Saturday, at 10:09 p.m. An item on page 2 in Monday’s edition incorrectly referred to her last name as being Meehan.
ATHOL — Police made two arrests on Monday. At 6:05 p.m., Eric J. Leichtweis, 29, of 537 School St., was arrested on a default warrant at a Hapgood Street location. Bail was set at $265. At 9:08 p.m., Christopher Malcom, 38, of 68 Hampstead Pl., was arrested on a straight warrant at a location...
ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Monday. At 11:31 a.m., a vehicle operated by Dawn Riddell, of Frye Hill Road, Royalston, was in an accident on Chestnut Hill Avenue. According to police, the vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole and sustained damage to...
FRAMINGHAM — Numerous members of the public reported to the Massachusetts State Police that they received hoax telephone calls on Saturday afternoon that showed the phone number of the calls’ origin to be the number of the State Police barracks in South Boston (617-740-7710). When the call...
PETERSHAM — On Friday police responded to two accidents. At approximately 9:40 a.m., it was reported that a male operator had hit something with his vehicle on New Salem Road and was attempting to drive away on two flat tires.  The operator was identified as Charles R. Kittredge, 36, of 49...
ORANGE — Police responded to two accidents over the weekend. On Saturday, at 1:40 p.m., a vehicle operated by Ryan Herk, 18, of Shore Drive, Athol, was driving north on Tully Road and went off the road. His vehicle hit a snowbank and some brush. Herk was not injured.  At 9:21 p.m. on Sunday, a...
NORTH ORANGE — The North Orange Grange meeting on Tuesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m., will include a program by author Cathy Stanton titled “Making a Quabbin Farm Album,” keying off her new local book that Haley’s is publishing later in the spring. The meeting will take place at the Community Church...
ATHOL — Police made three arrests over the weekend. At 5:12 p.m., Friday, Jennifer L. Welvaert, of 25 Cheney St., was arrested following a traffic stop on Hapgood Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense). She was later released on $40 bail...

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