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“To the Voters and Taxpayers of Orange: “My name is Rick Kwiatkowski and I am running for the 3 year seat on the Board of Selectmen. “I believe I have both the experience and common sense needed for this position. “I have lived in Orange for the past 12 years. My wife Gillian and I built a...
ATHOL — Registration for the 53rd annual River Rat Race is now open in the main office of the Athol Daily News. This year’s spectacular is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. The first names on the dotted line are William D. Kessler and Gregg Kessler, both of Athol. Joining the local...
PETERSHAM — Voters will decide contests for selectman and the school committee in the annual town election, Monday, March 7. Nancy Allen, current selectboard chair, is being challenged by former selectboard chair Peter George for a three-year seat on the selectboard.  Incumbent Lynn Jones...
ORANGE — Richard Kwiatkowski and Richard Sheridan are vying for a 3-year seat on the selectboard in the Monday, March 7 annual town election. The polls will be open from 10 a.m, to 8 p.m. at the armory.  All positions are for three-year terms unless specified otherwise. The following is a list...
ERVING — Voters will take action on an 11-article special town meeting warrant, on Monday, March 7, starting at 7 p.m. in the Senior/Community Center, 1 Care Dr. Approval is sought for the following requests: • $40,000 from the unexpended fund balance (Free Cash) for the purpose of road work...
BOSTON – The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday passed numerous bills dealing with persons with disabilities. These bills include removing archaic language in current laws when referring to persons with disabilities, establishing an Office of Health Equity within the Executive Office of Health and...
The Phillipston Junior Historical Society proudly presented their historic rendition of the Phillipston Town Common constructed entirely in Legos, at the opening of the spring 2016 Legos Lovers Exhibit at the Gardner Museum. Starring as the lead display for the exhibit, Junior Historical Society members applied over 200 hours of donated time and used thousands of Legos to construct a likeness of the Town Common as it appeared centuries ago. Wearing T-shirts that say "Building
GARDNER — In a Legos Lovers Exhibit opening where both children and adults alike enjoyed a time together where differences in age virtually disappeared, the Junior Historical Society of Phillipston presented its re-creation of the Historic Phillipston Town Common in all its glory of yesteryear...
Close to 40 Orange residents came out to hear candidates for selectboard Richard Kwiatkowski and Richard Sheridan debate Thursday night during the Pioneer Junior Women's Society's Candidates Night at the Orange Armory. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — Despite the two candidates for selectmen not being on the friendliest of terms, there was no mud slinging, and even a few jokes, at Candidates Night, sponsored by the Pioneer Junior Women’s Society, and held at the Armory Thursday night.  Nearly 40 residents came out to hear Richard...
Caleb Jennings, third from left, of Athol, recently competed in the U.S. Offroad Radio Controlled Championships in Harrisburg, Pa., winning two out of three main events. The wins gave him the overall win for the second year in a row, and he now has four national wins in one year's time. Submitted photo
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Caleb Jennings, a junior at Athol High School, recently traveled to Harrisburg to compete in the U.S. Offroad Radio Controlled Championships at an event called “Motorama.” There were more than 700 entries competing for three days on two tracks. Jennings entered the hotly...
Paul Anderson of Trail Head holds the container of paper bunnies purchased in the first day of the "Some Bunny Cares" fundraiser for a local soldier and family. Anderson said he anticipated around $80 or $90 would be raised in the first day.Photo by Cameron Woodcock
ORANGE — Trail Head Outfitter and General Store in Orange is organizing a fundraiser this month called “Some Bunny Cares.” A local soldier who served in Iraq has some serious health issues, can no longer work, and needs help. Their spouse is trying to support the family, but they also have four...

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