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The South Royalston School.Photo by Mary J. Williams
ROYALSTON — Nearly 30 people attended the 114th South Royalston School Reunion recently held at the Royalston Fish and Game Club. Following a potluck luncheon, Jim Barclay of the Royalston Building Committee and Selectman Roland Hamel spoke of the future of the South Royalston School and Whitney...
Monday, Oct. 9 12:52 p.m. - Fire alarm, Village School, The Common. Services rendered. 1:33 p.m. - Burglar alarm, Tully Dam Park Office area, Athol-Richmond Road. Referred to other department.  5:30 p.m. - Tree down on wires, North Fitzwilliam Road. 6:09 p.m. - Medical emergency, North...
Author Kevin O'Hara and a donkey named Missy completed a nine-month, 1,720-mile journey around Ireland in 1979. At the Royalston Town Hall on Sunday, Oct. 22, O'Hara will share images and humorous anecdotes of his trip, which was documented in his book, "Last of the Donkey Pilgrims." Submitted photo
ROYALSTON — On Sunday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at the Royalston Town Hall, 13 On the Common, Kevin O’Hara will share his images and humorous anecdotes of his timeless and extraordinary journey around Ireland. His book, “Last of the Donkey Pilgrims,” chronicles his nine-month, 1,720-mile journey around...
ATHOL — The Quabbin Valley Healthcare Veterans Club will meet Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m., in the facility’s library. All are invited to join resident veterans to show they care and to thank the veterans for their service. Many represent the VFW, Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American...
With advances in longevity, older adults are living longer than ever. For the first time since 1948, employees old enough to retire outnumber teenagers in the workforce, according to AARP. And the desire to stay engaged has never been so strong. Older workers are increasingly staying employed in...
PETERSHAM — The Broadband Municipal Light Plant Board will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., in the selectmen’s office, with the following agenda: Minutes. Review the 10/4 MBI conference call; review BMLP Broadband expenses to date; review status of the pole application process; review...
ORANGE — On Friday, at 5:55 p.m., two females were arrested for shoplifting from an East Main Street business. Jaime L. Fraites, 39, of Main Street in Athol, was charged with shoplifting by asportation, and two default warrants. Brenda M. Labouef, 55, of Exchange Street in Athol, was charged...
ORANGE — Police responded a to a one car accident on Friday, at 11:50 a.m. A driver reported that they hit a pole on Chase Street after swerving to avoid hitting a squirrel. No injuries occurred. The vehicle was towed. There was no apparent damage to the pole. 
ATHOL — The assessors office will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 11, through Thursday, Oct. 12, while staff attends software training. 
Monday, Oct. 9 9:11 a.m. - Caller requests to speak to officer about continued harassment involving niece, Harrington Street. 10:21 a.m. - 911 caller reports fire alarm, Hapgood Street. No smoke or fire. 11:11 a.m. - Officer out with person in lot removing plates from vehicles, Chestnut Hill...

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