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ATHOL — Adam Bergeron will give a rare public performance on Saturday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Athol Congregational Church, 1225 Chestnut St., on the uptown common.  This special piano concert will be his final performance as outgoing director of music. There will be a reception and informal...
BOSTON — State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol) joined with her colleagues in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to unanimously approve legislation to enhance housing and employment opportunities for Massachusetts veterans. The bill — An Act relative to Housing, Operations, Military...
ROYALSTON — The Trustees of Reservations has announced the following programs at Tully Lake Campground, at 25 Doane Hill Rd.: Welcome Fire — Fridays through Oct. 7, 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Every Friday at the communal fire pit, learn about the Trustees, Tully Lake Campground and the weekend programs....
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the House floor Wednesday, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) spoke in support of bipartisan legislation to tackle the opioid epidemic hurting so many communities in Western and Central Massachusetts.  The bills debated were H.R. 5046, the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction...
ORANGE —The Mahar Regional School Committee will hold an executive session Tuesday, May 17, at 2:15 p.m., in the superintendent’s office with to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating...
KEENE, N.H. — The suspect reported to have passed fraudulent $100 bills at three convenience stores in Keene, N.H., has been identified and arrested.  Peter Giandalone, 22, of Chesterfield, N.H., was arrested Thursday after the execution of a search warrant charging him with three counts of...
GARDNER — Genealogy will be the topic of the next evening event in the Gardner Museum’s spring lecture series. The event will be held Thursday, May 19, from 7 to 8 p.m., following a museum-hosted reception at 6:30. For those curious about their family trees but unsure how to go about...
Weekend, May 7-8 Athol - The Athol High School softball team fell to Frontier 15-3 on Friday. Petersham - Linda Paquet recently received the 2016 Petersham Grange Citizen of the Year Award for her efforts to help the grange and the town. Phillipston - Richard and Hillary Marshall, of town,...
ATHOL — At 11:34 a.m., Friday, Jeremiah Gonzalez, 36, of town, was arrested following a traffic stop on Fish Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. A citation was also issued for the violation.
ATHOL — Gov. Charlie Baker on Dec. 7 filed legislation that would eliminate hundreds of obstacles to the efficient administration of government at the local level. The legislation is known as “An Act to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government” and includes several related bills.  “Hopefully...

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