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Thursday, February 23 2:00 PM Your Right To Know: “The Trump Reveloution” Winning the 2016 Presidential Election 2:30 PM White House Chronicle: The impact of climate change on marine life and ecosystems. 3:00 PM Orange Selectboard Meeting February 22, 2017 7:00 PM UnReal To Reel: Romantic...
Thursday, Feb. 23 Athol Shade Tree Commission, 6:30 p.m., library room at the town hall. Orange Capital Improvement Committee, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Conservation Commission, 7 p.m., town hall. Petersham Forest and Shade Tree Commission, 5:30 p.m., Petersham Country Store. Historic...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday renewed Town Manager Shaun Suhoski’s contract for three years. The details of the contract, which is effective July 1, were discussed in executive session prior to the open meeting. Selectmen Stephen Raymond and William Caldwell negotiated the new contract...
These photos from surveillance cameras at the Athol Savings Bank branch in Ashburnham depict an unknown male suspected of robbing an undisclosed sum of money from the bank while armed with a handgun. 
ASHBURNHAM —An armed robbery occurred Wednesday at the Athol Savings Bank branch located at 52 Main St.  Ashburnham Police describe the perpetrator as being a white male in his 30s or 40s, with a slim to medium build, and being 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall. At the time of the...
ATHOL — Police Chief Russell Kleber on Tuesday asked the selectboard to consider forming an council to oversee certain aspects of the newly created K-9 unit. A $25,000 Stanton Foundation grant has been received to assist with re-establishing the Athol Police Department’s K-9 program. Kleber...
ORANGE — Tari Thomas, superintendent of Schools for Mahar Regional School, Elementary Schools and Petersham Center School, was reached for comment this morning regarding the gender neutral bathroom at Mahar following the federal controversy surround transgender bathrooms and President Donald Trump...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday approved the fiscal year 2017 Community Development Block Grant application as previously presented for the reconstruction of Winter and Wilder streets and the north end of Summer Street. The grant application budget totals $706,748, and the Department of...
AREA — The Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board (FHREB) has announced that the Franklin Hampshire Employment and Training Consortium (FHETC) in Greenfield has been selected to provide One-Stop Career Center services to Franklin and Hampshire counties and the North Quabbin region for the...
ATHOL — The Athol Public Library renovation project is the subject of a new documentary featuring interviews with several town leaders, and showcasing the building itself and the town as a whole. Completed by Boston-based Tappé Architects, the project added to the now 20,000-square-foot building...
ATHOL — On Wednesday, March 8, from 6 to 7 p.m., the Athol Public Library will offer an “Introduction to Writing Picture Books” with award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Jennifer E. Morris. Morris will share with adults and teens ages 14 and older her process for creating picture...

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