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ATHOL — The Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee on Monday finished its review of the 21-article warrant for the fall town meeting to be held Monday, Oct. 16, beginning at 7 p.m., in Memorial Hall. The committee last week voted to recommend all articles for approval with the exception of...
Athol man Jared Britt, left, holds a bass he caught recently while filming a video for his YouTube channel, Ride Along Fishing.
ATHOL — Local man Jared Britt loves bass fishing, and he loves doing it in the North Quabbin region, but he doesn’t like to spend a lot of money to do it and he doesn’t think you should have to either. This is just one of the reasons why Britt has launched his own YouTube channel, “Ride Along...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes taken in the House and Senate each week. CUT ENTIRE $1 MILLION FOR REACH OUT AND READ PROGRAM PROGRAMS (H 3800) — The Senate 31-5, overrode Gov. Charlie Baker’s veto of the entire $1 million in funding for the Reach Out and Read (ROAR) program...
ATHOL — The town hall remains open following a ceiling issue last week. “An approximately two- by three-foot section of finish plaster ceiling apparently came loose overnight in a portion of the first-floor corridor between the rotunda and town clerk’s office in the overnight hours between...
BOSTON — This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on several of the roll calls on overriding some of Gov. Charlie Baker’s cuts of $320 million in spending in the $39.4 billion fiscal 2018 state budget. A two-thirds vote in both branches is needed for a...
FRAMINGHAM — One of the six men recently named to the State Police Most Wanted list was captured Friday in Sacramento, Calif. Daniel J. Christian, 31, was arrested following an exhaustive investigation by the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, whose troopers developed...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration on Friday announced Puerto Rico’s official acceptance of an offer from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to mobilize a six-person Massachusetts National Guard (MANG) communications unit to Puerto Rico for up to 30 days. The Joint Site...
ATHOL — The Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee on Tuesday began its review of the 21-article warrant for the fall town meeting to be held Monday, Oct. 16, beginning at 7 p.m., in Memorial Hall. The committee voted to recommend all but one article for approval by voters. No action was taken...
Burbank Real Estate has welcomed a third-generation family member, Joey Paoletti, to the business. Pictured are Oli Paoletti (seated). Left to right, standing -- Pam Caranfa, Maria Paoletti, Pat Dery, Randy Plante, Joey Paoletti, Tony Paoletti, and Jean Stone. Not pictured is Shawn Rickan.
ATHOL — Burbank Real Estate president Tony Paoletti announced recently that Joey Paoletti has joined the company as their newest real estate agent and third generation Paoletti in the family business. Tony Paoletti along with his father Oli Paoletti run the company that was founded by Jackie...
The Orange Cemetery Commission held a meeting at the town's Civil War Memorial Thursday afternoon for the purpose of discussing the possibility of allowing filming for the "Castle Rock" series in one of the town cemeteries. Left to right -- Commissioner Stephen Johnson; Superintendent of Highway, Parks and Cemeteries Joshua Knechtel; commissioners George Willard and James Cornwell; Olive Avenue Productions Assistant Location Manager Peter Gonzalez; outgoing Community Development Director Kevin Kennedy; temp
ORANGE — In search of a cemetery for the filming of a funeral scene for the fifth episode of Hulu’s “Castle Rock” production, members of the cemetery commission met with Peter Gonzalez, assistant location manager for Olive Avenue Productions, Thursday afternoon for the purpose of discussing the...

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