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Tuesday, March 28 2:00 PM The Folklorist: Episode 13 2:30 PM Americas Army: Mathew Brady Clara Barton 3:00 PM Orange Finance Committee Meeting March 27, 2017 7:00 PM Athol Candidates Infomercial March 8, 2017 7:20 PM Athol Candidates Night March 22, 2017 9:45 PM Save The Planet Updates...
Wednesday, March 29 Athol Capital Program Committee, 6 p.m., Liberty Hall. Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee’s policy subcommittee, 6:30 p.m., A-R Middle School. Orange Selectboard, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Thursday, March 30 Athol Shade Tree Commission, 6:30 p.m., library...
ATHOL — The town’s certified free cash available for use to help fund the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget is $1,299,353. Accountant Christine Mailloux advised the Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee on Tuesday that the higher-than-expected amount is a result, in part, of higher revenues in...
 The Wheeler Memorial Library in Orange has not been renovated in over 100 years, and is not handicap accessible. Voters at the Saturday, April 1, special town meeting will be asked to approve a grant application for a building project currently being pursued. Photo by Cameron Woodcock 
ORANGE — Voters at the Saturday, April 1, special town meeting will be asked to approve a grant application for a building project being pursued by the Wheeler Memorial Library.  To help residents make an informed decision on Saturday, the library’s building committee has prepared the following...
PETERSHAM — During their Tuesday night meeting the selectboard discussed a possible solution to the speeding problem in town with Police Chief Dana Cooley.   “We’ve been getting a lot of complaints with speeding in town,” Cooley said. “You can’t be everywhere at one time. We thought a good thing...
PETERSHAM — The school committee of the town of Petersham invites interested parties to submit sealed bids on school lunch milk for the 2017-2018 school year. Specifications may be secured from the main office at the Petersham Center School. Sealed bids, plainly marked, will be received at the...
ROYALSTON — The selectmen met Tuesday evening and authorized grant consultant Kevin Flynn to identify the town hall under the preservation restriction. Doing so may allow for some monies for the window repair/replacement project. Kathy Morris, of the Friends of the Phinehas S. Newton Library, ...
ATHOL — A one-car crash on Tuesday resulted in a local man being taken by Life Flight to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. The Athol Police Department reports a 2012 Hyundai SE Accent operated by Michael P. Blanchard, 31, of 286 Ridge Rd., went off the road and struck a tree head-on at...
ERVING — The selectmen on Monday held a public hearing to solicit public response for the transfer of two sums of money concerning the Senior Housing Rehabilitation Loan program. Members of the Franklin County Regional Housing Redevelopment Authority. Bruce Hunter and Fran Pheeny, met with the...
Tuesday, March 28 7:30 a.m. - Report of a dog falling through ice, Eagleville Road. On arrival, family member had gotten dog out. Units assisted with getting all involved safely across pond.  8:28 a.m. - Traffic stop, East River Street. Citation issued for failure to inspect.  8:54 a.m. -...

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Athol, MA 01331
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