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Police Logs, Dec. 1
1:12 p.m. - Arrested Tywan M. Dean, 34, of Cottage Street, Athol, charged with larceny over $250, operating with a revoked license, subsequence offense, and stop sign violation.
District Court Log
Christopher M. Passon, 24, of Riverside Drive, Greenfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for malicious damage to a motor vehicle, but continued without a finding until 5/13/14, with victim witness assessment of $50.
Time to seek office in Orange
Nomination papers for the annual town election are now available. They can be obtained from the town clerk's office until Jan. 10. The clerk's office is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The election will be held on March 3. The following offices will appear on the annual town election ballot: ... (more)
Orange has found some ways to save
Despite staffing cuts, stretched resources and old failing computers, town employees and officials have found ways to keep basic services in place over the past few years in part because they have been resourceful.
District Court Logs
Tammy Kingsbury, 49, of Packard Road, Orange. Charge of uninsured motor vehicle, in Athol, to be dismissed on payment of $25 court costs, and it has been paid.
District Court Logs, Nov. 15-Nov. 19
Shannon Roberts, 20, of Cummings Street, Athol. Placed on pre-trial probation until 11/14/14 for possession of Class A drug, to wit, heroin, in New Salem, must reside with her family in New York, must have substance evaluation, and take any follow up treatment recommended by probation.
Greenfield recycler shreds 341 guns from firearm 'buy-backs'
GREENFIELD - The sky was the color of lead, everything else a shade of rust. The temperature was about 40 degrees.
Freight train fire in Franklin County town of Orange triggers large emergency response
Fireground360, an online site maintained by area first-responders, posted this image of a freight train car that caught fire just south of Route 2A in the Franklin County town of Orange on Wednesday evening.
Police Logs, Nov. 15-18
Police find no lights on in the apartment and do not hear any sounds. 10:59 p.m. - Police respond to a disturbance at the Red Door Bar on Ames Street and arrest Zachariah Lucas, 28, of Parker Avenue, Northfield.
Cindy's latest Boston-area Wednesday morning forecast
I THINK MARCHING IS A GOOD IDEA THIS MORNING. ANYTHING TO STAY WARM, WOW. I KEEP HOLDING ON TO THE 60 DEGREES YOU HAVE IN THE FIVE-DAY.
Police Log: Nov. 1-7
6:40 p.m. - Officer requested for a shoplifter on East Main Street location; arrested was Rachel Leeann Johnson, 28, of Bayberry Court, Greenfield, charged with shoplifting, and on two warrants.