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ERVING — The board of selectmen met with the Finance Committee (FinCom) members to discuss capital improvement projects for FY’16 and FY’17. School Committee Chair, Scott Bastarache began with the need to replace eight exterior doors ($6,000) and to replace window shades from money already...
PHILLIPSTON — The selectmen Monday night discussed possible grant opportunities with Kevin Flynn, a grant writer for the town. Various opportunities for joint Community Block Development Grants and the New Streets Community Funding Program were explained, along with requirements.  As the town...
WARWICK — Town Clerk Rosa Fratangelo reminds residents that Wednesday, Feb. 10, is the deadline to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary on March 1. Feb. 10 is also the deadline for registered voters who wish to change their party enrollment...
 The 2016 cohort of art students at Mahar Regional High School are shown with their work, which will be on display at Petersham Art Center beginning with a public reception on Sunday, Feb. 7. Photo by Linda Paul Ganson
PETERSHAM — The Petersham Art Center presents the annual winter exhibition of student art work from Ralph C. Mahar Regional High School. The public is invited to the opening reception on Sunday, Feb. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. The young artists, teachers and Art Center members will be on hand with fine...
ORANGE — Town Clerk Nancy M. Blackmer reminds residents that Wednesday, Feb. 10, is the deadline to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary on March 1. Feb. 10 is also the deadline for registered voters who wish to change their party enrollment...
ERVING — The following 15 elected positions will be on the ballot for the annual town election on May 4. Selectman for 3 years; Assessor for 3 years; Tax Collector for 3 years; Library Trustee for 3 years; Moderator for 1 year; School Committee for 3 years; Tree Warden for 1 year;...
ATHOL — At Tuesday’s board meeting, Selectman Anthony Brighenti expressed a concern about some residents taking to the area’s lakes and ponds when the ice is not yet at a safe thicknesses due to the unseasonably warm weather.  Brighenti said he was at Lake Ellis over the weekend checking on the...
Tuesday 8:24 a.m. - Follow-up at station. Detective received letter from Sex Offender Registration Board regarding sex offender and taking sex offender out of violation upon receipt of New York documentation. All letters and emails from the board were put on file. 9:06 a.m. - 911 caller...
ATHOL — At Tuesday’s selectboard meeting, Chairman Lee Chauvette, on behalf of the family, provided a brief update on 17-year-old Brian Tomlinson’s battle with osteosarcoma and his ongoing recovery. Chauvette said Tomlinson was recently fitted for his first basic leg prosthetic and doctors have...
ATHOL — A selectboard executive session to discuss contract negotiations was rescheduled from Tuesday, night to Thursday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m., in Room 17 at the town hall.

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