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WARWICK — An Orange man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on Route 78 following a traffic stop.  Mark Buxton, of Walnut Hill Road, Orange, was arrested by Warwick Police Sgt. John Stewart and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense). He was booked at the...
PHILLIPSTON — The selectboard will meet Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m., at the town hall, with the following agenda: Oct. 2 and Oct. 10 minutes. Announcements. Appointments (times approximate) — Department head reports (7); Phil Leger, Montachusett Public Health Network (7:15); appointment of...
PETERSHAM — On Sunday, a single-car crash occurred on New Salem Road involving a vehicle driven by Cassidy C. Verheyen, 19, of 24 Summer St., Orange. Verheyen lost control of her vehicle and hit several sections of the guardrail. She was treated at the scene and refused transport to a hospital....
ORANGE — The Athol-Orange Elks Lodge, at 92 New Athol Rd., will play host to a Comedy Night on Saturday, Oct. 21, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and showtime at 8. Comics Rob Steen and Phillip Anthony will be featured, with the lineup subject to change. The event is for ages 21 and older, and...
ATHOL — The New England Equestrian Center of Athol (NEECA), at 802 New Sherborn Rd., will be holding their first Elwin Bacon Memorial Fun Day on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This day of horse and game fun is open to everyone, with no divisions or times. Normally, people are split...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) has announced that DIAL/SELF Youth & Community Services will receive $194,726 annually in grant funds over the next five years ($973,630 in total) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for...
ATHOL — The Board of Health will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m., in Room 1 of the town hall, with the following agenda: Sept. 26 minutes. September activity reports. New business — Tobacco Control Alliance participation form; review resumes for assistant health agent vacancy. Old business...
ATHOL — At 7:48 a.m., Thursday, an SUV operated by Dennis E. Metevier, of 248 Lyons Hill Rd., went out of control and struck a boulder as Metevier was backing down the driveway at the property. The under carriage and rear bumper of the vehicle were damaged. No injuries resulted. It was...
BOSTON — In a unanimous decision on Wednesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the first-degree murder conviction in 1999 of Enez Kolenovic, formerly of Ware, in the stabbing death of David Walker. The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office was represented on appeal by Thomas...
ROYALSTON — For anyone confused about the ever-changing proposals on health care reform, the Royalston Democratic Committee is sponsoring an informational forum on Monday, Nov. 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the town hall. Guest speakers will include: • Tina M. Santos, vice president of patient...

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