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FITCHBURG — The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its recent annual meeting. Re-elected as trustees to three-year terms: Thomas Bagley III, Anderson, Bagley and Mayo Insurance, Leominster; John Barrett, The Law Office of John Barrett, Townsend;...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on roll calls from the week of Oct. 30 to Nov. 3. PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT (H 3994) — The House 146-10, approved and sent to the Senate a bill that commits the Bay State to meeting the greenhouse gas emissions...
PETERSHAM — At last Thursday night’s meeting the selectboard voted to release an “All-Options” Request-for-Proposals (RFP) for the Nichewaug Inn & Academy Property located in the town’s historic district adjacent to the library on the Petersham town common. At a special town meeting held in...
ROYALSTON — State and local police this morning were searching the woods in the area of Bliss Hill and Warwick roads for a 34-year-old male subject in need of mental health services. The search included a K-9 track and resulted from a call to the Athol Police at 5:37 p.m., on Thursday, in which...
The world was a dangerous place during World War I. It was even more dangerous during World War II. And, it was frightening enough during the Cold War that ensued. Then came the Korean War and Viet Nam. And, now our valiant soldiers are maimed and die in far away deserts and barren lands as we...
ORANGE — The selectboard opened their meeting Wednesday night with a moment of silence for Doris Olson, who passed away Tuesday at 102 years old. Olson lived in Orange her entire life, graduating from Orange High School and working at the Minute Tapioca Company for 24 years. She was also a...
ATHOL — The Athol Veterans Council will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Saturday, Nov. 11. Brief flag raising ceremonies will be held at the following times and locations: • 10 a.m. — Vietnam Veterans Park on Starrett Avenue. • 10:15 a.m. — Phillips Park on Main Street, across...
BELLINGHAM — The Baker-Polito Administration on Thursday announced the Dec. 1 launch of the Massachusetts Veteran Friendly Employer Certification Program, enabling Massachusetts-based small businesses to qualify for the recently enacted $4,000 state tax credit for firms that provide job...
WARWICK — Highway superintendent Larry Delaney reported to the selectboard Monday night that he will be following their suggestion and altering the traditional sand and salt mix used to treat roads this winter. In an effort to save the town money, the selectboard had previously suggested Delaney...
STURBRIDGE — Sturbridge resident Steven Hall, a Republican, has announced his official candidacy for state Senate in the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, and Middlesex District. He seeks to replace incumbent Anne Gobi (D-Spencer), who represents the area towns of Athol, Barre, Petersham, Phillipston...

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