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WENDELL — The Wendell town election is scheduled for Monday, May 2, with polls open from noon to 8 p.m. Those who need an absentee ballot application should pick one up at the town clerk’s office, or fill it out online and mail it in. The application deadline is Friday, April 29, at noon.  The...
Royalston Community School student and Principal for the Day Mason Mello is shown with his nameplate.School photo
ROYALSTON — As part of the auction at the Chet Hall Memorial Pancake Breakfast, Royalston Community School Principal Molly Superchi donated a certificate for a student to serve as principal for a day. Mason Mello’s name was pulled and he eagerly rose to the occasion, serving as the Principal of...
ORANGE — The North Quabbin Dog Park will be closing today, Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m., until Sunday, April 17, around noon for needed maintenance work, and the installation of dog play structures and agility equipment. At noon on Sunday, a brief ribbon cutting ceremony will be held with a few...
ORANGE — A benefit to raise funds for the families of Leena Shea Ciolino, age 6, and Victoria Rose Gaignard, 8, both students at Fisher Hill School and the victims of the March 5 house fire in Orange, will be held at the Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks, 92 New Athol Rd., on Saturday, April 16, from 6 p...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes and discussions of local legislators on Beacon Hill. COMING UP ON BEACON HILL EXEMPT SOLDIERS FROM AUTO EXCISE TAX (H 4073) — The Revenue Committee held a hearing on a bill that would exempt members of the armed forces serving on active...
ATHOL — The Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee on Wednesday approved a reserved fund transfer of $31,935 for the replacement of a police cruiser that was damaged as a result of a motor vehicle accident. The town has received an insurance check for the replacement but that cannot be...
ATHOL — On Tuesday evening, the general public had an opportunity to question the three finalists for position of police chief. Earlier in the day the three were interviewed separately by Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. The finalists are Lt. Kevin Heath, a 36-year veteran of the Athol Police...
During their Tuesday night meeting the Petersham Selectboard met with resident Sue Hellen, right, about a letter she requested the board sign asking Governor Charlie Baker to uphold Article 97 of the state constitution in cases of eminent domain and conservation lands. Administrative Coordinator Steve Boudreau sits left of Hellen.  Photo by Ashley Arseneau
PETERSHAM — On Tuesday night, resident Sue Hellen met with the selectboard to request they sign a letter in support of Article 97 of the state constitution regarding conservation lands being protected. Eminent domain is being sought by Kinder Morgan for a proposed pipeline to go through a state...
PHILLIPSTON — Board of assessors chair Gerhard Fandreyer addressed the selectboard requesting where the current investigation and audit of the assessors office stood with the town, at the Monday meeting of the selectboard.  Selectman Terry Dymek replied, “I would be glad to. We talked to the...
ERVING — After attending the 6th grade D.A.R.E. graduation, chairman Bill Bembury opened the selectboard meeting at 7 p.m. Monday.  Absent from the meeting was Selectman Art Johnson.  The selectmen discussed amendments to the warrant for the annual town meeting to be held May 2. Articles 9, 10,...

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