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ATHOL — The Pleasant Street School Re-use and Disposition Study Committee on Tuesday continued to hammer out plans for a public forum to be held Thursday, July 20, to garner input on possible uses for the former school property. A walk-through of the building, at 1060 Pleasant St., for...
ERVING — On Monday night, Erving selectmen opened by meeting with Treasurer Julie Wonkka and Financial Advisor Clark Rowell to discuss options available to the town for short- and long-term borrowing.  They began with the new library project if they receive the Massachusetts Board of Library...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard met Tuesday evening. Selectman Roland Hamel will serve as Royalston’s representative on the Montachusett Area Regional Transportation Advisory Board (MART) and Montachusett Joint Transportation Committee. Keith Newton shared how critical it can be to have a...
ORANGE — Orange Community Band will begin its summer season of concerts on the bandstand in Butterfield Park on Friday, June 23. The 7:30 p.m. concert is conducted by Stephanie Parker, who is in her 13th year at the helm. This opening concert is sponsored by Ames Trophy. Orange has had a band...
AREA — Shelburne Falls-based MAX Regional Bus, which connects Athol and Orange riders to Boston and points south (Worcester), west (Greenfield) and north (Brattleboro, Vt.), will suspend its services after June 30.  In a letter to email subscribers, the group reports it has “endeavored to keep...
WALTHAM — Brandeis University has announced that Kacy Ninteau will represent Ralph C. Mahar Regional School and Massachusetts at the Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine, scheduled to take place from June 25 to July 1. “The next generation of health care providers will practice in an...
ATHOL — K-9 “Gronk,” the Athol Police Department’s new police dog, will be sworn into service by Town Clerk Nancy Burnham during the Athol Summerfest on Sunday, June 25, at approximately 12:30 p.m. The schedule of events published in Wednesday’s edition incorrectly noted 1:30 as the time of the...
ATHOL — Police made one arrest early today, following the execution of a search warrant at 6:06 a.m. at an apartment at 159 Park St. Detective Peter Buck said Larry Bunker Jr., 31, is charged with possession of a Class A substance (heroin) with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate the...
ATHOL — The selectboard is holding steady in its assertion the town is within its right to opt out of the regional emergency dispatch agreement with Gardner and consolidate local fire and police dispatch services at the Athol Police Station, without financial penalty and without compromising...
PHILLIPSTON – At Monday night’s selectmen’s meeting, the fire department’s budget was a hot topic of discussion amongst several citizens. Tony Wagner said he has been approached by citizens regarding equitable town department budgeting in regards to the fire department. He feels in general,...

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