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ATHOL — Nicole May Matthews and Timothy Paul Jaillet, both of town, were married June 10, 2017, at the Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, with Pastor Mary Owen officiating. The bride wore a white Da Vinci gown with corset back and beading and lace. The maid of honor was Jennifer Bowers...
EASTHAMPTON — The Williston Northampton School has announced William Ashendon, of Orange, was one of 124 students who graduated during the school’s 176th commencement ceremony on May 28, and was named to the high honor roll for the third trimester.
Friday, June 23 7:24 a.m. - Caller reports open door at Riverbend Schol. Officers checked building; no one inside. Rear door damaged due to forced entry. At 8:09, Department of Public Works employee was contacted to secure doors there and at Ellen Bigelow School. 7:27 a.m. - Caller reports...
ATHOL — Police are investigating following the discovery of a box of hypodermic needles near the water’s edge at Silver Lake Park by a local fisherman on Friday at approximately 7:48 a.m. A crew from the Athol Fire Department responded to the scene to secure and remove the needles. Officer...
ERVING — The special town meeting convened promptly at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Senior Community Center. Moderator Rich Peabody led in the salute to the flag. Approximately 25 people were in attendance with 17 needed to fulfill a quorum. All seven articles passed unanimously.  The town voted to...
Michael Leander, principal of the Athol Community Elementary School, is pictured after having his hair dyed purple in honor of North Brookfield Elementary School. Submitted photo
NORTH BROOKFIELD — In November 2016, the North Brookfield Elementary School (NBES) PTO challenged the Athol Community Elementary School (ACES) PTO to see which school could collect the most Boxtops clips between November and May. The Boxtops for Education program provides money to schools to be...
 The sixth grade class from Royalston Community School recently went on a career education field trip to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Students are pictured standing in the rooftop garden of the school's new Design Building. Front row, left to right -- Connor Sisson, Richard Young, Logan Kearney, Xia Hill, Daine Perry, Karrisa Agnelli, Daisy Pisani and Elora Finch. Back -- Connor Paas, Zoe Wilder, Emma Martin, Julia Benoit, Rebecca Nano, Emilie Parsons, Connor Knechtel, Logan Parker, Caleb LaPoi
AMHERST — On Thursday, May 25, the sixth grade class from Royalston Community School went on a career education field trip to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  The trip was organized and led by Rachel Schwab, elementary guidance counselor for RCS. Schwab has been leading this field trip...
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College/Theatre at the Mount is now accepting applications for summer drama programs for children and teenagers. Three different programs for various ages are available. Theatre Bug The Theatre Bug is for children in grades 1 and 2 and is a two-week...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts State Senate on Wednesday released its “Commonwealth Conversations 2017 Report,” available at http://tinyurl.com/yddgl7k5. Commonwealth Conversations, cosponsored by Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst), Sen. Michael Rodrigues (D-Westport), and Senate Minority...
PHILLIPSTON — The Finance Committee will meet Monday, June 26, at 7 p.m., in the town hall, with the following agenda; Reserve account transfer requests; other.

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