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 Athol's new treasurer/collector, Tammy M. Coller, was introduced to the selectboard and the public at a board meeting on Tuesday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — The town’s new treasurer/collector, Tammy M. Coller, was introduced to the selectboard and the public at the board’s meeting on Tuesday. Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said Coller will take over the position on Tuesday, Sept. 26. In his weekly report to the board, Suhoski noted, “Ms....
ATHOL — The clock in the town hall clock tower has been repaired. Town Manager Shaun Suhoski advised the selectboard Tuesday he arranged for an assessment and repair of the “jammed” clock which was undertaken by Gardner jeweler Brian Tanguay, with assistance from Building Superintendent Dennis...
ORANGE — With community development director Kevin Kennedy leaving the office at the end of the month the selectboard agreed Wednesday night to allow Kennedy to move forward with shutting down the Orange Community Development Facebook page. Town financial director and acting interim town...
ATHOL — Haley’s has announced publication of “Secret Lives of the Quabbin Watershed,” a 132-page, wide-format collection of original photographs by Dale Monette. “I did this book,” Monette said, “because a lot of books are written about Quabbin history, but there’s no full-out book about...
ORANGE — Among the activities at the annual North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival in Orange are eight presentations on “Renewable Energy and Local Living” topics ranging from backyard gardening and solar-powered transportation to the latest ideas in recycling. Organized by North Quabbin Energy, a...
ATHOL — Centralized police and emergency medical dispatch services at the police station went “live” on Tuesday afternoon. In his weekly report to the selectboard, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said, “The transition to Next Generation 911 technology and combined police and emergency medical...
ERVING — Franklin County Community Development Director Glen Ohlund updated the selectmen Monday night on the fiscal year 2015 Community Development Building Grant (CDBG). Ohlund stated this is the second report in the grant cycle. Erving is one of five communities listed along with Northfield,...
Mount Wachusett Community College announced Friday that it will open an on-campus food pantry at its Gardner campus this fall as the campus community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. Pictured from left to right at the announcement are -- Assistant Dean for K-12 Partnerships and Civic Engagement Fagan Forhan, Staff Assistant for the Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning Julie Cronin, Student Leader in Civic Engagement Jake VanHillo, Student Leader in Civic Engagement Tammy
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College officials have announced that the school will open an on-campus food pantry at its Gardner campus this fall as the campus community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. The announcement also kicked off a month-long food and fundraising...
ATHOL — Although a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Athol Hospital expansion project was held in April, actual ground has yet to be broken. An update on the status of the project was offered to the community by Heywood Healthcare President and CEO Win Brown last week. “Although it may not be...
Volunteers are shown packaging and labeling food for local food pantries during a United Way Day of Caring event on Friday at Athol High School. Photo by Christine Miranda
ATHOL — The United Way of North Central Massachusetts held a Day Of Caring event at Athol High School’s gym on Friday, Sept. 15. Approximately 65 volunteers lined up to package and label five different meal options which will be delivered to the local food pantries. The United Way’s mission...

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