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ROYALSTON – Twenty-one voters came out Tuesday evening to vote on two articles at a special town meeting. Article 1 originally was a vote to move a total of $20,000 into the stabilization account from the following accounts: Public Hall Expenses $5,000; Health Insurance $5,000; Reserve Fund $10,...
ATHOL — The Athol-Orange Rotary has released the following schedule of events for the Summerfest event at the Athol High School. It should be noted that there will be additional free parking at Market Basket from 7 to 10:30 p.m. with a free shuttle service between the supermarket and the high...
ORANGE — Monday night’s special and annual town meetings at the town hall were postponed until tonight after the meeting failed to reach a quorum. Perhaps it was the inclement weather, or the location change, but town moderator Christopher Woodcock was forced to table the meeting at 7:15 with only...
NEW SALEM — A debt-exclusion vote that would fund the acquisition of a new tanker truck for the fire department has been set for Monday, July 10, with polls open from 11:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Annex, 24 South Main St. Monday’s scheduling decision by the selectboard came two weeks...
NEW SALEM — The 1794 Meetinghouse and the Central Congregational Church have been identified as potential filming locations for the upcoming Hulu TV series “Castle Rock,” set to enter production this summer with Orange as the primary backdrop for exterior scenes.  Town Coordinator Nancy Aldrich...
PETERSHAM — Police report that on Saturday, at around 4:30 a.m., a male runner on North Main Street was in the area of Popple Camp Road when a red/maroon-colored Toyota Corolla stopped and the driver approached the runner asking for directions and then attempted to get the runner into his vehicle...
ERVING — On Friday, police arrested Sean D. O’Connor, 26, of Marblehead, following a traffic stop for suspicion of operating with a suspended license on East Main Street. During an inventory of the vehicle, officers located illegal narcotics and packaging consistent with narcotics distribution...
ERVING — A seven-article special town meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 20, at 7 p.m., at the Senior and Community Center, 1 Care Dr. Street Light Upgrades A $30,000 free cash transfer proposed under Article 6 would be the town’s contribution toward a $58,617 project to replace 163...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes taken in the Senate and House of Representatives each week. COMING UP ON BEACON HILL ALLOW LOWER TUITION RATES FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS (H 685) — The Higher Education Committee heard testimony on a bill that would allow illegal immigrants to pay...
ROYALSTON — Voters should mark their calendar for Tuesday, June 20, and Tuesday, June 27.  On Tuesday, June 20, there will be a special town meeting at 7 p.m. at the Royalston Town Hall, 13 On the Common. Article 1 is to move $20,000 into the Stabilization Account. Transfers of funds are as...

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