Standing in front of the Wendell town flag are, Selectman Dan Keller, Selectboard chair Christine Heard, Artist Pam Richardson, Town coordinator Nancy Aldrich, Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, Selectman Jeoffrey Pooser. A copy of the flag is folded on the table.Photo by Joseph Beebe 
WENDELL — On Wednesday, state senator and Senate President, Stan Rosenberg, came to the selectboard meeting to pick up the new town flag, to bring it to the Hall of Flags at the State House. Wendell had been one of the few Massachusetts towns...
The family of J. Angelo Solinas recently transferred to Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust 139 acres of land on Winchendon Road that is now being protected as the Royalston Eagle Reserve. This aerial shot of the reserve was taken by photographer Eric Vickery.
ROYALSTON — In the 1960s, J. Angelo Solinas, whose family immigrated to Gardner from Italy, stumbled upon a vast, isolated wetland in the heart of a heavily forested part of North Central Massachusetts. He spoke to his children of this land as “God...
Lee Paliulis drives a hit into left field during Game 1 of Bears Softball Men's League championship series, Wednesday night. Herrick's Tavern and the Jerks split the first two games of the best-of-five series. The action continue this Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Silver Lake Park in Athol. Photo Courtesy of Katie Richard
ATHOL — Herrick’s Tavern and the Jerks split the first two games of the Bears Softball Men’s League championship series on Wednesday night. The best-of-five series wraps up this Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Silver Lake Park. Action starts at 6:15 p.m....
Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash speaks to a crowd gathered at the Orange Innovation Center Thursday. Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst), seated front-left, announced that the OIC will receive a $200,000 MassWorks Grant to upgrade the parking lot. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — Last October, Orange Innovation Center owner Jack Dunphy gave a tour of the popular business center located just west of the center of town. At the time, the OIC was seeing a significant growth spurt with news of a brewery on the way and a...
Boston-area actor and storyteller George Capacccio will perform as Albert Einstein in an interactive, one-man show at Warwick Old Home Day on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m., in the town hall. Submitted photo
WARWICK — The Warwick Arts Council presents “Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking,” the compelling story of Albert Einstein come to life, as part of Old Home Day festivities on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m., in the town hall. The show portrays the...
Sharon Wachsler of Wendell, owner of At Your Service Dog Training, is offering dog training classes at Orange Innovation Center in September. Wachsler uses a positive reinforcement method called "clicker training," using skills she developed while training her own three service dogs. Submitted photo
ORANGE — Sharon Wachsler of Wendell, owner of At Your Service Dog Training, is offering dog training classes in Orange, this September. Wachsler uses a positive reinforcement method called “clicker training.” She developed her skills by training...
Standing in front of the Wendell town flag are, Selectman Dan Keller, Selectboard chair Christine Heard, Artist Pam Richardson, Town coordinator Nancy Aldrich, Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, Selectman Jeoffrey Pooser. A copy of the flag is folded on the table.Photo by Joseph Beebe 
The family of J. Angelo Solinas recently transferred to Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust 139 acres of land on Winchendon Road that is now being protected as the Royalston Eagle Reserve. This aerial shot of the reserve was taken by photographer Eric Vickery.
Lee Paliulis drives a hit into left field during Game 1 of Bears Softball Men's League championship series, Wednesday night. Herrick's Tavern and the Jerks split the first two games of the best-of-five series. The action continue this Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Silver Lake Park in Athol. Photo Courtesy of Katie Richard
Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash speaks to a crowd gathered at the Orange Innovation Center Thursday. Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst), seated front-left, announced that the OIC will receive a $200,000 MassWorks Grant to upgrade the parking lot. Photo by Jared Robinson
Boston-area actor and storyteller George Capacccio will perform as Albert Einstein in an interactive, one-man show at Warwick Old Home Day on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m., in the town hall. Submitted photo
Sharon Wachsler of Wendell, owner of At Your Service Dog Training, is offering dog training classes at Orange Innovation Center in September. Wachsler uses a positive reinforcement method called "clicker training," using skills she developed while training her own three service dogs. Submitted photo
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ORANGE — In response to an article that appeared in Wednesday’s edition of the Recorder that was said to contain a number of factual errors, community development director Kevin Kennedy went off script before the selectboard Wednesday night to address the rumors the article had stirred up,...
Standing in front of the Wendell town flag are, Selectman Dan Keller, Selectboard chair Christine Heard, Artist Pam Richardson, Town coordinator Nancy Aldrich, Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, Selectman Jeoffrey Pooser. A copy of the flag is folded on the table.Photo by Joseph Beebe 
WENDELL — On Wednesday, state senator and Senate President, Stan Rosenberg, came to the selectboard meeting to pick up the new town flag, to bring it to the Hall of Flags at the State House. Wendell had been one of the few Massachusetts towns without a town flag there, or anywhere else. A while...
ORANGE — The plane that made an emergency landing on Tuesday onto a Quabbin Reservoir sandbar in New Salem was removed Wednesday evening and flown to the Orange Municipal Airport.  The plane’s pilot, Guillaume de Ramel, 42, of Newport, R.I. made a last-minute landing on the sandbar after his...
ORANGE — Community Development Director Kevin Kennedy was pleased to announce this week that the town will receive a matching state grant to create a “pocket park” on East Main Street.  The town used a crowdfunding website to raise the $9,500 needed to receive a matching grant that would cover...

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