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PETERSHAM — The selectboard issued an update on the long empty, town owned Nichewaug Inn and Academy property at their Tuesday night meeting. Henry Woolsey, Selectboard Vice-Chair, said another extension will be needed for the asbestos abatement work which has been going on at the property since...
WENDELL — The town of Wendell and the Friends of the Meetinghouse have had a problem on their hands: The Friends have been fixing up the Meetinghouse, but have discovered that they don’t own it after all. And the town owns the meetinghouse but doesn’t want it, but they can’t sell it. The problem...
Students in UMass-Amherst's Civic Engagement Class recently assisted the Athol Wood Bank with the splitting and stacking of a donation of oak received from the Petersham Wood Bank. Submitted photo
ATHOL — Twelve students from UMass-Amherst’s Civic Engagement Class recently assisted with the processing of a cord-and-a-half of wood at the site of the Athol Wood Bank at the Department of Public Works’ yard at 338 Unity Ave. The wood bank previously received a donation of oak from the...
ATHOL — The Board of Health will hold a seasonal flu clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at The Salvation Army, at 107 Ridge Rd., from 3 to 5 p.m. The clinic is open to adults 18 and older. Those attending are asked to bring health insurance cards. Clinics are free regardless of health care coverage....
ROYALSTON — Voters will decide on two articles at a special town meeting on Friday, Oct. 27, at the town hall, at 7 p.m. Article 1 is to enact Article XXII of the town general bylaws entitled “Stretch Energy Code” for the purpose of regulating the design and construction of buildings for the...
ATHOL — Members of the Pleasant Street School Re-use and Disposition Study Committee on Tuesday reviewed a draft request-for-proposals for re-use of the building and property at 1060 Pleasant St. It is anticipated the request-for-proposals — for either purchase or lease of the property — will be...
PHILLIPSTON — Selectmen on Monday renewed the service contract continuing to be a member of the Montachusett Public Health Network (MPHN). Phil Leger explained some of the services available to the 11 cities and towns through the group. Initially, these services were paid for by grant money. The...
ERVING — On Monday night selectmen listened to a presentation from Zach Holt of the Hampshire Council of Governments (HCG) on possible electrical power options available to the town. HCG Power offers electricity to towns as well as net metering credits from community solar, wind, and anaerobic...
ATHOL — The Board of Health is continuing its efforts to fill the position of assistant health agent. At this week’s meeting, it was noted seven applications were received before the submission deadline. Members are to review them and select their top two or three candidates for interviews. Of...
 Monty Tech's latest team of student-scientists observes a microbiologist at UMass Amherst analyze recent data from space. Left to right -- Samuel Poulin of Gardner, Tanner O'Neil of Sterling, and Felipe Rodriguez and Caleb VanHillo, both of Winchendon.School photo
FITCHBURG — What started six years ago as a fun and exciting way to make science and space flight more relevant for Monty Tech students has resulted in a total of eight student-developed experiments being accepted into the National Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP). Launched in 2010...

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