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Athol Fire Chief John Duguay, standing left, introduced paramedic Travis Parisi, right, to the selectboard recently as the newest member of the Athol Fire Department staff. Parisi is a native of upstate New York and was living in Maine at the time he applied for the position, said Duguay. Seated in the foreground is Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Three new town employees were recently introduced to the selecboard in Athol. Fire chief John Duguay introduced paramedic Travis Parisi as the newest member of the Athol Fire Department Staff. Police chief Tomothy Anderson introduced Laurinda R. Dion and Erick J. Fredette as new reserve...
NEW SALEM — The following events are scheduled for the months of November and December at the New Salem Public Library, 23 South Main St.: • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Lego Club, 3:30 to 5 p.m. • Wednesday, Nov. 4 — Teen Club, Creepy Stories, 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. • Wednesday, Nov. 11 — Pizza and Pages, “...
Orange resident Maryellen Burns is the November featured artist at Athol Public Library.
ATHOL — Artist Maryellen Burns will be the featured artist for the month of November at the Athol Public Library. Her studio, The Wild Mushroom, is located at her home in Orange. She will display her “Mushroom Prints” or “Spore Art,” as it is sometimes called. She originally worked in oils and...
PETERSHAM — Franklin-Worcester Pomona is hosting a program on dairy farming with Charles Tully, of Tully Farm in Dunstable, on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m., at the Congregational Church, at 21 North Main St. All are welcome. For more information, contact Rebecca Ingram at 781-760-2789 or via...
ATHOL — The Council On Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Pequoig Apartments. Screenings are free and open to the public. 
ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 10:13 a.m., Saturday, vehicles operated by Frank Lallos, of Chelmsford; and Kirstin Hanson, of Boston, were in an accident on Templeton Road. No further information was available prior to press time today. On...
WENDELL — On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the new Wendell Climate Action effort in Wendell will sponsor “Renewables Are Ready,” a slide presentation with Traprock Center for Peace and Justice director Pat Hynes. Discussion will follow. The free program will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Herrick Room...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard will meet Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., in the town hall with the following agenda: Oct. 20 minutes and/or others not previously read. Acknowledgments, correspondence, announcements. Department head reports. Old business — Update on the Massachusetts Cultural...
AREA — Power was out for most of Orange, Warwick, New Salem, Shutesbury, Wendell and Erving Friday night due to a reported fire on high tension wires in Erving. As of press time Friday evening, the power company was working on the issue and the estimated time of restoration was Friday by 10:30 p.m...
ORANGE — The Mahar Regional School Committee meeting set for Tuesday, Nov. 3, has been canceled.

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Athol, MA 01331
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