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Hattie Nestel, left, of Athol, and Laurel Facey, of Wendell, edit footage of the Kinder Morgan Northeast Energy Direct pipeline update, shown on AOTV and scheduled to air on WVAO 105.9. Photo courtesy of Marcia Gagliardi
ATHOL — Athol-Orange Community Television has begun airing a new program, “Stop the Pipeline Update,” produced by pipeline opponent Hattie Nestel of Athol in cooperation with Gail Oswald of Royalston and Laurel Facey of Wendell. Nestel said the 10-minute weekly program considers recent legal,...
A feisty little Common Yellowthroat graces the cover of the Athol Bird and Nature Club calendar.
AREA — After a four-year break in publishing, the Athol Bird and Nature Club (ABNC) calendar is back, and as before, it is full of nature notes, trivia questions and photos of local birds, animals and plants. While many people may enjoy a calendar with pictures of exotic nature and scenery, the “...
HARDWICK — What do Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his titular beanstalk), and a childless baker and his wife all have in common? They all have reasons to enter the woods to find what they desire more than anything. It is these intertwining stories based on Brothers Grimm and Charles...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m., in the town hall with the following agenda: Nov. 17 minutes. Acknowledgments, announcements, correspondence. Department head reports. Old business. New business — 7 p.m., Village School, regarding lease renewal. Any...
RUTLAND — The Ware River Nature Club will host a presentation on the “accidental wilderness” of the Quabbin Reservoir on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Rutland Public Library, 280 Main St., Route 122A. Outdoor enthusiast and amateur wildlife photographer Jim “Hikingcamera” Morelly, having...
NEW SALEM — The New Salem/Wendell School Committee’s policy subcommittee will meet Thursday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m., at the Swift River School with the following agenda: Nov. 5 minutes. Review of policies — Physical restraint of students, food service collection, tuitioned-in students policy....
ORANGE — The recycling center/transfer station will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. It will open again on Saturday, Nov. 28.
SPRINGFIELD — Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) on Monday was joined by Congressman Richard E. Neal (MA-01) to kick off the 6th annual “Monte’s March.” The two-day walk is part of Congressman McGovern’s anti-hunger push in Western Massachusetts and started with a 17-mile trek from Springfield to...
FITCHBURG — The Fitchburg State University Business Society is hosting an informational seminar at 5:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Ellis White Lecture Hall in Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St., for anyone interested in starting a new business. The “Nuts & Bolts” forum will feature four guest...
Michael Mutchler, MD, of Cornerstone Family Medicine in Gardner, was presented with the James A. Faust Pillar Award for Physician Excellence, at Heywood Healthcare's annual Physician Recognition Dinner held Nov. 17. Left to right -- Mutchler, his daughter Mikayla and wife, Michele Parker, MD.      Submitted photo     
GARDNER — During its annual Physician Recognition Dinner, held Nov. 17, members of the Heywood Healthcare medical staff were honored for their commitment to their patients and the Greater Athol and Gardner communities.  At the event, physicians were recognized for their lifelong dedication to...

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