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ORANGE — At their meeting Wednesday night, the selectboard voted to appoint community development director Kevin Kennedy as liaison to the film crews for “Castle Rock,” the newly announced Stephen King-inspired television show for streaming service Hulu.  Kennedy could not give many more details...
During the Fitchburg Art Museum's recent juried art show, Applewild School sixth grader Isaiah Baker, of Athol, received Honorable Mention for this paper mache sculpture of Vincent van Gogh, whose work "The Starry Night" was also featured in the project. School photo
FITCHBURG — Applewild School student Isaiah Baker, of Athol, recently received Honorable Mention in the nearby Fitchburg Art Museum’s juried show of sixth grade paper mache sculptures. At the conclusion of a research project begun in January, students created a dog or cat sculpture in the...
ATHOL — Athol Community Elementary School and North Brookfield Elementary School recently completed a challenge begun in November to see which school could collect the most Box Tops for Education.  With NBES collecting 11,502 total box tops to 9,260 for ACES, the two schools combined to raise $2...
AREA — Two area food organizations lead the statewide list of sites participating in a new food assistance program that aims to give low-income Massachusetts residents greater access to healthy, locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Just Roots in Greenfield and Quabbin Harvest in Orange claimed the...
WARWICK — State environmental officials on Friday recognized fifth and sixth grade students from Warwick Community School for outstanding environmental actions as members of the Green Team, a statewide environmental education program sponsored by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental...
Athol Savings Bank employees recently kicked off the 150th anniversary festivities by celebrating at the Ellinwood Country Club in Athol. There, they enjoyed being served Italian cuisine by the senior management team.Submitted photo
ATHOL — Athol Savings Bank (ASB) continues its yearlong 150th Anniversary Celebration with customer appreciation events and charitable efforts. The significant milestone of longevity and success will be commemorated with an employee-driven 150 Days of Giving Back campaign to thank the community...
FITCHBURG — The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that it has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2017 Chamber of the Year award, presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The announcement was made to a sold out audience of over...
ATHOL — Due to the very busy 4th of July holiday vacation week and advance ticket sales deadline, registration will end on Wednesday, June 28, for the senior bus trip to the Reagle Music Theater, Waltham, for the Tony award-winning musical, “42nd St.,” at 2 p.m. after a luncheon at The Chateau....
ORANGE — The Mahar Joint Superintendency Union School Committee will meet in executive session Tuesday, June 20, at 6 p.m., in the superintendent’s office to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel or to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract...
Weekend, June 10-11 Athol - The annual spring town meeting was set for June 12, with 38 articles to consider. Chuck Stone Little League is on the rebound. Orange - The e-learning pilot is evolving at Mahar Regional School. The Orange Elementary School Committee recently voted to extend the...

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