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Monday, Nov. 27 Athol Recreational Marijuana Working Group, 3:30 p.m., town hall. Capital Program Committee, 6 p.m., Liberty Hall. Phillipston Assessors, 6 p.m., assessor’s office. Royalston Broadband Committee, 7 p.m., town hall. Library Trustees, 7 p.m., Phinehas S. Newton...
Friday, November 24 2:00 PM UnReal To Reel: Holiday Movies 3:10 PM The Snow Queen 1957 (animated) 4:20 PM Stephen M. Brewer: The Boy From Barre 5:00 PM Orange Finance Committee Meeting November 20, 2017 9:00 PM Athol Selectboard Meeting November 21, 2017 Saturday, November 25 12:00...
Pictured are the victorious Athol Red Raiders and their cheerleaders in front of the scoreboard following their 24-22 victory over the Mahar Senators on Thanksgiving Day.Photo by Adam Lewis
ORANGE — Mason Barrieau carried the ball for 148 yards and two touchdowns, Athol MVP Robbie Nelson had 109 yards and one touchdown along with a key interception and the Red Raiders (5-6) held off the Mahar Senators (4-6) long enough to take home the 24-22 win in this year’s edition of the...
 West Brook Tree Farm, located across from the Hannaford Plaza in Athol, opened for the season at 9 a.m. today. Owner Ethan Stone is pictured with Jean McNally, the first customer of the season along with her husband, Ray Dufort. The couple has made an annual tradition of arriving at the farm as soon as it opens. The farm is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays. Customers can choose from pre-cut trees and cut-your-own trees, wreaths, potted tabletop tr
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration has declared Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as “Green Friday” to encourage people across the Commonwealth to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs. To celebrate “Green Friday,” Energy and...
HARDWICK — The Gilbert Players tradition of offering up family fun for the start of the holiday season continues with a spirited and entertaining adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Based on the Walt Disney version of the classic story, as opposed to the slightly bloodier Hans Christian Andersen...
ATHOL — For the 30th year, the Athol Women’s Club will be sponsoring the Memory Tree, which will be placed on the bandstand at the uptown common. Each light on the tree represents the name of a loved one who is being remembered at this special time of the year. The tree will be put up and...
PHILLIPSTON — The Board of Assessors announced at Monday’s selectboard meeting that Phillipston’s tax classification will continue to be a single rate. The amount has not yet been determined. Rick French was recommended by the Board of Health to fill a vacancy created by Matt Pearson moving out...
ATHOL — Valuing Our Children, at 217 Walnut St., will hold a holiday open house on Friday, Dec. 1, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The event will include cookie decorating, hot chocolate, fun activities and giveaways.
PHILLIPSTON — On Sunday, Dec. 3, at 4:30 p.m., on the Phillipston common, the Historical Society will hold its annual  Memory Tree Ceremony. This event has become a meaningful way to begin the holiday season. After the tree is lit, attendees move to the church for the reading of the names of...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 6:30 p.m., in the lower level of town hall, with the following agenda:  Minutes. New business — Community Compact Cabinet signing ceremony with Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m., at town hall; Nichewaug Inn and...

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