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ATHOL — The Conservation Commission will meet Tuesday, June 27, at 6 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Wetlands hearings — Notice of intent, River Bend MHC LLC and Miller Woods MHC LLC, repair septic systems and related work (Map 218, Lots, 8, 205, and 219; NOI, Michael Friedman...
ATHOL — The Board of Health will meet Tuesday, June 27, at 3:30 p.m., in Room 1 of the town hall, with the following agenda: May 30 minutes. May reports. New business — Medical Reserve Corps., educational outreach; pre-rental inspection flyer. Old business — Job description, date change...
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Wednesday. At 12:45 p.m., vehicles operated by Elaine M. Gois-Bernard, of 864 South Athol Rd.; and James A. Concannon, of Ashburnham, were in an accident in a parking lot on Main Street. According to police, Concannon backed out of...
ATHOL — The Athol Public Library has a variety of activities for students in grades 5 through 12 this summer. For every book a student reads this summer, they can fill out a raffle ticket to be entered into a weekly contest to win a prize. Books for school summer reading assignments are...
 The Fraternal Order of Eagles, Athol-Orange Auxiliary #4545, is entering a new year, starting with the recognition of new officers. Pictured are Auxiliary President Vera Coupal and Aerie President Thomas Pace. Submitted photo
AREA — The Fraternal Order of Eagles, Athol-Orange Auxiliary #4545, is entering a new year, starting with the recognition of the following new officers:  Junior Past Madam President Jennifer Kittredge, Madam President Vera Coupal, Madam Vice President Sandi Cowburn, Madam Chaplain MaryBeth...
ATHOL — The selectboard is holding steady in its assertion the town is within its right to opt out of the regional emergency dispatch agreement with Gardner and consolidate local fire and police dispatch services at the Athol Police Station, without financial penalty and without compromising...
PHILLIPSTON – At Monday night’s selectmen’s meeting, the fire department’s budget was a hot topic of discussion amongst several citizens. Tony Wagner said he has been approached by citizens regarding equitable town department budgeting in regards to the fire department. He feels in general,...
ROYALSTON – Twenty-one voters came out Tuesday evening to vote on two articles at a special town meeting. Article 1 originally was a vote to move a total of $20,000 into the stabilization account from the following accounts: Public Hall Expenses $5,000; Health Insurance $5,000; Reserve Fund $10,...
HUBBARDSTON —The Ware River Nature Club will host its final monthly educational program of the season — an outdoor botany exploration and “lesson” with naturalist Joe Choiniere — at Barre Falls Dam Recreation Area on Tuesday, June 27, from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Choiniere has been studying the plants of...
BELCHERTOWN — Abdul Ismail, 27, of Hadley, pleaded guilty Monday in Eastern Hampshire District Court to one count of threatening to commit a crime in connection with an April incident at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. After accepting Ismail’s guilty plea, Judge Thomas Estes placed the...

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