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Shown is a weapon similar to the six M-11 pistols yet to be recovered after they were stolen from the United States Army Reserve Center in Worcester.
WORCESTER — The Boston Division of the FBI is offering a reward up to $15,000 for information leading to the recovery of the remaining six firearms stolen from the United States Army Reserve Center in Worcester. A total of 16 weapons (six M-4 rifles and 10 M-11 pistols) were stolen from the...
ORANGE — Rev. Meredith Anderson is the minister at the First Universalist Church, 31 North Main St. The organist is Lais Radici.
Allen Young Photo by Steven Dansky
ATHOL — Journalist and author Allen Young of Royalston will lead an informative program Saturday, Dec. 5, with a screening of the feature film “Sweet Lorraine,” about life in New York State’s fabled “Borscht Belt.” The program begins at 7 p.m. at Temple Israel, 107 Walnut St., and is open to the...
ATHOL — The Athol After Prom Party will host a breakfast with Santa fundraiser in the Athol High School cafeteria on Sunday, Dec. 6, from 8 to 11 a.m. All are welcome.
ATHOL — The Council on Aging and many volunteers will soon be preparing meals for delivery to elders and shut-ins on Christmas Day. The homemade meal will consist of baked ham, potatoes, beans, rolls, pie, fruit, milk and candy canes. To reserve your meal call the COA office at 978-249-8986. 
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will host the Second Chance Animal Shelter at the senior center on Friday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. The shelter will be providing free pet veterinary exams, including vaccines to dogs and cats for area elder pet owners. The program is part of their “Home Bound to...
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident on School Street on Tuesday at 12:24 p.m. Vehicles operated by Damon Reynolds of Athol, and Felix Duguay of Athol were involved. No injuries resulted; no citations were issued.
Foot screenings will take place at the Athol Senior Center  on Tuesday Dec. 8, and Tuesday Dec. 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. For additional information call 978-249-8986 Foot screenings will also take place at the Orange Armory will take place on Thursday Dec. 10 and Friday Dec. 11 from 8 to 10 a.m....
ORANGE — The selectboard will meet Wednesday, Dec. 2 with the following agenda: CALL MEETING TO ORDER: These proceedings are being aired and recorded by AOTV a. Emergency Exits Announcement b. Pledge of Allegiance Minutes ANNOUNCEMENTS - Bob Ellison’s Christmas Concert at Town Hall, Dec...
ORANGE — Five accidents occurred between Wednesday and Monday. On Wednesday, at 8:15 a.m., Douglas Smith, 47, of 45 Stone Rd., Wendell; and Aneri Patel, 22, of 180 Daniel Shays Hwy., were involved in an accident on South Main Street in the center of town. Smith was backing up and attempting to...


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Athol, MA 01331
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