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ATHOL — “The white cane is as good as a stop sign,” Charles Pierson Jr., President of the Athol Lions Club, told club members at a recent meeting. “People have to learn that.” An important mission taken on by the Athol Lions Club is to spread the word about White Cane Safety Day. A national...
Castine Movers of Athol was honored for its outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation's 2017 Global Network Conference, held Sept. 25 to 26 in Chicago, Ill., at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. Accepting for the company were Kimberly Castine, left; and her sister, Cheney Castine, who make up the third generation of the family business. Submitted photo
CHICAGO, Ill. — Castine Movers of Athol was honored for its outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2017 Global Network Conference, held Sept. 25 to 26 in Chicago, Ill., at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider...
ORANGE — With original liaison to the Castle Rock crew Kevin Kennedy having left town for a new job, town treasurer Gabriele Voelker said she is interested in renegotiating the original contract Olive Avenue Productions signed with Kennedy.  Many have expressed through social media that they...
FITCHBURG — Workers Credit Union has renamed its popular checking accounts, to better reflect their features and benefits. “We are always striving to make banking easier and want the features and benefits of our products and services to align with their names,” said Doug Petersen, president and...
ATHOL — The Vacant and Abandoned Buildings Committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Minutes, chairman’s report. Inspector’s reports — Receivership update; public comment; old business — Priority properties, next steps; new business.
BOSTON — Massachusetts senators and criminal justice reform advocates rallied Thursday for the passage of Senate Bill 2170, “An Act Relative to Criminal Justice Reform,” sponsored by Sen. Will Brownsberger (D-Belmont). The senators were joined by other elected officials, advocates, and members of...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate voted Thursday to ban bump stock and trigger cranks and classify them under the same general law that governs machine guns. The amendment, offered by Sen. Cynthia Creem (D-Newton) establishes identical penalties, 18 months to life in prison, for the use and...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the town hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Acknowledgments, announcements, correspondence — Legal bill (KP Law). Department head reports. Tree citation. Old business — Jon Hardie (poles and update); finalize...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the town hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Acknowledgments, announcements, correspondence — Legal bill (KP Law). Department head reports. Tree citation. Old business — Jon Hardie (poles and update); finalize...
GARDNER — Alyssa’s Place will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new location at 297 Central St. The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 5 p.m. Alyssa’s Place: Peer Recovery and Resource Center, which is operated by the A.E.D. Foundation Inc...

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