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 BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on three roll calls from the week of Dec. 4-8. There were no roll calls in the House last week. SEN. STAN ROSENBERG RESIGNS FROM SENATE PRESIDENCY — “I believe taking a leave of absence from the Senate Presidency during the...
ATHOL — The Salvation Army of Athol announced Friday that it has an increasingly growing need for coats and toys this year to help them support individuals and families in the area. Supporting the Coat and Toy Drive has become a proud tradition in Athol, and the Salvation Army is hoping businesses...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. refused to tell lawmakers about conversations he had with his father regarding a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer after emails detailing the meeting had become public, according to the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee. Speaking to...
ATHOL — The Recreational Marijuana Zoning Workgroup will meet Monday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Discussion of workgroup organization; Nov. 9 and 27 minutes. Review of bylaw development timetable, based on March 5 special town meeting date. Recreational...
PHILLIPSTON — The town’s 2018 rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Phillipston Safety Complex on State Road (Route 2A). Rabies and distemper shots will be available, as well as other shots to those who have proof of their pet’s vaccine history. All towns...
PETERSHAM — On Nov. 21, a minor accident occurred on Popple Camp Road. An operator reported he was traveling through a construction site operated by Favereau Tree Service. When the operator was waved through, a tree branch fell on his vehicle, causing damage to his pillar and antenna. The...
GREENFIELD — The First Universalist Parish of North Dana is sponsoring a free, public Christmas Vespers Program at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Greenfield, 23 Long Ave., on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. The program will feature traditional and modern music for brass quintet, performed by the Pioneer...
ColorBOSTON — An audit of the Department of Children and Families released Thursday by State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump found reforms to date have not enabled the agency to take a proactive approach to protecting the children in its care. The audit found that DCF: • Is not using all of the tools at...
bankHometown has made a donation of $1,000 in support of the new playground at Woodstock Public Schools in Connecticut. Left to right -- Woodstock Playground Committee Chair Crystal Adams, Superintendent Viktor Toth, Woodstock Middle School Principal Wendy Durand, and George Dimopoulos, bankHometown's Woodstock branch manager. Submitted photo
OXFORD — Michael Hewitt, president and CEO of bankHometown, has announced that bankHometown has made a donation of $1,000 in support of the new playground at Woodstock Public Schools in Connecticut. Superintendent Viktor Toth, Woodstock Middle School Principal Wendy Durand, and Woodstock...
 ATHOL — Edward H. Phillips Post 102, American Legion will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., in the Legion Hall at 325 Pequoig Ave. The agenda will include upcoming events and any unfinished business that may come before the meeting. The commander has again issued a...

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