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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...
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...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on the only roll call from the week of June 12-16. 4 PERCENT TAX HIKE ON MILLIONAIRES ON THE BALLOT IN NOVEMBER 2018 (H 3933) — The House and Senate held a constitutional convention and approved 134-55, (House...
WENDELL — At the selectboard’s meeting Wednesday night, a few items were discussed. The recent annual town meeting authorized the selectboard to negotiate an interim agreement on sharing the cost of removing trees by the McAvoy dam. Documents now found show that the McAvoy dam itself is...
Ann Stevens, center, holding plaque, was given the Athol Salvation Army's Volunteer of the Year award on Wednesday at the Salvation Army's Thank You dinner for volunteers and donors at the Athol Town Hall. Surrounding Stevens are Salvation Army Lieutenants Jennifer Buzzard, to the right of Stevens, and Mike Buzzard, sitting, and the children in the Salvation Army programs. Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ATHOL — On Wednesday night the Athol Salvation Army hosted a dinner at the Athol Town Hall to show their gratitude to their donors and volunteers.  “It’s a time we wanted to set aside to say ‘thank you’ and recognize the work that’s being done here in Athol,” said Lt. Mike Buzzard. The evening...
ATHOL — The continued presence of a male party in a parked SUV in the municipal lot off of Exchange Street has sparked concern on the part of some residents, and resulted in a warning letter being posted by a resident on Facebook and distributed to downtown businesses. In the letter, addressed...
ERVING — The Erving Riverfront Park will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, June 24, at 2 p.m. A ceremony is planned to commemorate the event with state and town officials present and a ribbon cutting to officially open the new park. This celebration marks the culmination of six years of...
ORANGE — During the open time for the public segment early in the selectboard’s meeting Wednesday night, Orange Elementary School Committee chair Stephanie Conrod gave a brief update on things happening with the committee now that the school year has ended and the committee has gone out for recess...

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