North Quabbin Notes, April 3

Ice-covered trees line Forristal Road in Winchendon in mid-March.

Ice-covered trees line Forristal Road in Winchendon in mid-March. PHOTO BY GREG VINE

Adams Farm, one of the sponsors of the Athol to Orange River Rat Race, received a special visit from Paddles, the official mascot of the annual race on the Millers River. Greeting Paddles were members of the farm staff (from left) Jay Taylor, Victor Paniagua, Shannon Laroche, Paddles (Tom Henry), Chris Lyons and Tim Skinner. Adams Farm, a third-generation meat processor, on 854 Bearsden Road in Athol, is a butcher and retail store. The owners are Beverly Mundell, Rick Adams, Chelsea White, Melissa Sprague and Noreen Heath.

Adams Farm, one of the sponsors of the Athol to Orange River Rat Race, received a special visit from Paddles, the official mascot of the annual race on the Millers River. Greeting Paddles were members of the farm staff (from left) Jay Taylor, Victor Paniagua, Shannon Laroche, Paddles (Tom Henry), Chris Lyons and Tim Skinner. Adams Farm, a third-generation meat processor, on 854 Bearsden Road in Athol, is a butcher and retail store. The owners are Beverly Mundell, Rick Adams, Chelsea White, Melissa Sprague and Noreen Heath. PHOTO BY MITCHELL R. GROSKY

Published: 04-02-2024 5:01 PM

Property revaluationnotice

PHILLIPSTON — The Board of Assessors is working in Vision Government Solutions Inc. for Phillipston’s Fiscal Year 2025 Revaluation. The following are a list of Vision Government Solutions Inc. employees and their vehicles that will be out and about viewing properties throughout town over the next few months. All employees will have IDs.

■Teresa Sullivan—White 2018 Honda CRV, MA PLATE 736XG2

■Robert Tolland—Gray 2015 Nissan Versa, MA PLATE 2AJ436

■June Perry—Maroon 2010 Honda Crosstour, MA PLATE 255EE7

■Matt Fontaine—Black 2013 Honda Accord, MA PLATE 2ZX725

Questions or concerns, please contact the Assessors Office at 978-249-1732 or email assessors@phillipston-ma.gov.

Athol Public Library seeks submissions for Tiny Art Show

ATHOL – The Athol Public Library is excited to be hosting its third annual Tiny Art Show. The library, located at 568 Main St. in Athol, will showcase miniature pieces of art from artists all over the community.

Any and all creators are invited to participate, no matter thew skill level or age. Community members are invited to create a piece of art that is 4” x 4.” All mediums are welcome including paint, pencils, pen, needlework, sculpture or mixed media.

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Artists are welcome to use materials and supplies from home to create their pieces. The library also has pre-cut canvas paper available for pickup.

Submissions to the show will be accepted at the library through April 26. Submitted pieces will be on display for public viewing on the second floor of the library during normal hours from May 1-31. More information can be found at athollibrary.org or by calling 978-249-9515.

Fun with music at the Beals Memorial Library

WINCHENDON – Waltz to the Winchendon library for a spring break program that’ll hit all the right notes and set the tone for a fantastic afternoon with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra’s Musical Petting Zoo. On Wednesday, April 17, at 3 p.m., the orchestra will be bringing all the bells and whistles to the library to ensnare the attention of little music enthusiasts with a chance to learn about instruments.

The Musical Petting Zoo is a hands-on traveling exhibit of musical instruments. After an introduction to the instruments, participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn, or tap out a rhythm on a drum.This program is presented by the talented Springfield Symphony Orchestra, who have been providing musical cultural enrichment throughout western Massachusetts with their concerts featuring classical music, pop hits, and more.

This event is sponsored by the Winchendon Cultural Council and Friends of the Library. It is free to attend and open to the public.

The Beals Memorial Library is located at 50 Pleasant Street in Winchendon. For more information, contact the library at 978-297-0300 or visit their website at bealslibrary.org.

Madlene Moseley inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – Madlene Moseley of Petersham was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Moseley was initiated at University of Massachusetts.

Moseley is among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10% of seniors and 7.5% of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10% of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.