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ATHOL — On Saturday, at 4:43 p.m., Connor J. Chastney, 22, of 41 Lombard Ave., was arrested at a Cottage Street location on charges of assault and battery on a family/household member, and intimidation of a witness. The arrest resulted after a caller reported an unwanted party at her residence.
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. On Thursday, at 3:47 p.m., a vehicle operated by Chloe A. Sykes, of 384 Walnut Hill Rd., Orange, struck a utility pole on White Pond Road. No injuries resulted. No further information was available prior to press...
PETERSHAM —The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the town hall with the following agenda: Minutes. New business — Discussion of Nichewaug Inn and Academy property project: consultants interview schedule, any other updates as available; approval and...
ORANGE — Police responded to reports of two accidents on Wednesday. At 1:50 p.m. a single motor vehicle crash was reported on Daniel Shays Highway at the Honey Farms entrance. A driver struck a tree with no reported injuries.  An operator and passenger did refuse medical attention. The...
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University held its 119th commencement exercises winter ceremony on Friday, Dec. 18. Fitchburg State University President Richard S. Lapidus presided over the first commencement of his tenure leading the institution. The evening included the presentation of the...
Forty-two graduates of Mount Wachusett Community College's Practical Nursing program were welcomed into the nursing profession during a traditional pinning ceremony on Dec. 21. Submitted photo
GARDNER – Forty-two Mount Wachusett Community College students were welcomed into the nursing profession during a traditional pinning ceremony Monday, Dec. 21. “As you graduate and take on new challenges, it is important to remember that you have already taken the initial step you needed to...
GARDNER — Over the past week, staff at Gardner Veteran’s Arena brought in 60 donations for families in need during their first Christmas Toy Drive. Led by arena manager Scott Demont, donations were bundled for delivery to 11 total families in the Gardner community. “I came up with the idea...
TEMPLETON — Sherry Clement, 46, of Templeton, was arrested in Templeton on a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence following a motor vehicle accident at 9:38 p.m., Tuesday.
ATHOL — The Board of Health meeting set for Tuesday was not held due to a lack of a quorum being able to attend.
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College is recruiting adults of all ages, experience and education for training in the growing field of advanced manufacturing. Full scholarships are available for eligible students who enroll in an upcoming six-week day program, which begins on Jan. 19 at MWCC’...

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