All are welcome to the Petersham town common on Saturday morning, Oct. 8, for the annual pumpkin festival and book sale hosted by the Petersham Memorial Library, Petersham Grange, Petersham Country Store, and East Quabbin Land Trust. Pictured is Petersham resident and Grange member Emily Arnold placing her bid on giant pumpkins in 2015.  Photo by Nancy Allen
PETERSHAM — It’s time for the annual autumn celebration on the Petersham town common with a variety of events for all ages on Saturday morning, Oct. 8. Events begin at 9 a.m. The popular Petersham Memorial Library Annual Book Sale gets under way...
Athol Savings Bank recently presented employees with longevity recognition awards at the Colonial Hotel in Gardner. Left-to-right -- ASB President and CEO Daniel Zona, Dana Hardy, Sally Dodge, Jennifer Johnson, Nancy Hillis, Louise Leger, Kellie Ballard, Mary McKinney and Peter Russell. Not pictured are Brenda Turner and Pamela Phillips. Submitted photo
ATHOL — Athol Savings Bank recently celebrated the service milestones of employees at the Colonial Hotel in Gardner. Daniel Zona, President and CEO, presented the following employees with longevity recognition awards: • Five years of service —...
Jorge Rabelo, a graduate of Mount Wachusett Community College's Advanced Manufacturing program, is interviewed by Celltreat Scientific, of Shirley. Interviews with local partner companies take place following graduation ceremonies. Submitted photo
DEVENS — It’s graduation day. While there’s not a lot of pomp and circumstance, there’s definitely a feeling of accomplishment and new possibilities. Today, another group of students is receiving its certificates in Industry Readiness from the...
Athol High School's Robbie Nelson (44) finds some room to run during Friday night's football contest in Orange. Nelson rushed for 104 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Raiders defeated Mahar 28-0. The teams will meet for round two on Thanksgiving Day in Athol. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — If defense does in fact win championships, the Athol High School football team could be bringing home some hardware later this fall. Defensive tackles Trever Curtis and Jordan Chapalonis dominated in the trenches and the Raiders pulled...
 Members of the Mahar football team swarm around a Ludlow ballcarrier during last week's contest 20-7 defeat of Ludlow. The Senators will be looking for a similar defensive effort tonight when rival Athol comes to the Friendly Town. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — It may be the last day of September, but it will feel a lot like Thanksgiving as the Athol and Mahar football teams do battle at the James S. Woodward Athletic Complex tonight. A one-year trial realignment has forced the two rivals to...
Athol's Kyla Rathburn prepares to intercept the ball in a matchup against Central Thursday at home. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — After taking their share of lopsided losses, the Athol High School field hockey team turned the tables on Thursday. The Raiders scored again and again in an 8-0 defeat of Central. Lexi Cucchi highlighted the victory with four goals. Nina...
All are welcome to the Petersham town common on Saturday morning, Oct. 8, for the annual pumpkin festival and book sale hosted by the Petersham Memorial Library, Petersham Grange, Petersham Country Store, and East Quabbin Land Trust. Pictured is Petersham resident and Grange member Emily Arnold placing her bid on giant pumpkins in 2015.  Photo by Nancy Allen
Athol Savings Bank recently presented employees with longevity recognition awards at the Colonial Hotel in Gardner. Left-to-right -- ASB President and CEO Daniel Zona, Dana Hardy, Sally Dodge, Jennifer Johnson, Nancy Hillis, Louise Leger, Kellie Ballard, Mary McKinney and Peter Russell. Not pictured are Brenda Turner and Pamela Phillips. Submitted photo
Jorge Rabelo, a graduate of Mount Wachusett Community College's Advanced Manufacturing program, is interviewed by Celltreat Scientific, of Shirley. Interviews with local partner companies take place following graduation ceremonies. Submitted photo
Athol High School's Robbie Nelson (44) finds some room to run during Friday night's football contest in Orange. Nelson rushed for 104 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Raiders defeated Mahar 28-0. The teams will meet for round two on Thanksgiving Day in Athol. Photo By Josh Talbot
 Members of the Mahar football team swarm around a Ludlow ballcarrier during last week's contest 20-7 defeat of Ludlow. The Senators will be looking for a similar defensive effort tonight when rival Athol comes to the Friendly Town. Photo By Mike Phillips
Athol's Kyla Rathburn prepares to intercept the ball in a matchup against Central Thursday at home. Photo By Josh Talbot
All are welcome to the Petersham town common on Saturday morning, Oct. 8, for the annual pumpkin festival and book sale hosted by the Petersham Memorial Library, Petersham Grange, Petersham Country Store, and East Quabbin Land Trust. Pictured is Petersham resident and Grange member Emily Arnold placing her bid on giant pumpkins in 2015.  Photo by Nancy Allen
PETERSHAM — It’s time for the annual autumn celebration on the Petersham town common with a variety of events for all ages on Saturday morning, Oct. 8. Events begin at 9 a.m. The popular Petersham Memorial Library Annual Book Sale gets under way with books, music, movies, games, and much more...
PETERSHAM — The fourth, and final, public meeting with the town’s planning consultant, Ted Carman from Concord Square Planning & Development, regarding the Nichewaug Inn and Academy property will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., in the town hall upper level.  The agenda for this...
ERVING — At the selectmen’s meeting Monday, administrative coordinator Bryan Smith stated an Early Voting Program grant would cover funding for staff to open for Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30, during the two-week early voting period. The selectmen decided to wait to see how many people...
Royalston Police Officer Christopher Deveneau shows the pot plant he confiscated while conducting an investigation. Courtesy photo/Chief Curtis Deveneau, Royalston Police Department
ROYALSTON — Police removed a large quantity of marijuana on Friday, Sept. 16. Officer Christopher Deveneau was on duty conducting an investigation, when he found a marijuana plant in the area of Warwick Road. Police Chief Curtis Deveneau said the street value is about $19,000, once processed...
ORANGE — The 11th annual Mahar Cancer Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the track and field located behind Mahar Regional School at 507 South Main St. In the event of inclement weather, the walk will take place in the gymnasium. The day begins with the singing of the...

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