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ATHOL — Athol-Royalston Regional School District Superintendent Anthony Polito released the following statement: “On Saturday Nov. 14, the day after the Paris terrorist attacks, an employee posted a very inappropriate response on Facebook from their own computer on their own time. The material...
ORANGE — The Mahar Student Council has been working hard recently to make the school more well known in the world of student council and hopes to spread the school’s message even further. Student council vice president Yunjung Seo said that when she first started attending Massachusetts...
ORANGE — Keep your eyes on the sky! Santa Claus and his elves will fly in for a visit at Orange Municipal Airport on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 2 to  4 p.m. There is no cost to attend this second annual event which is geared for children ages 12 and under and their families. Pre-registration can be...
ATHOL — The selectboard, for a second time, on Tuesday denied a water bill abatement request submitted by John J. Sudenski for a property at 221 North Orange Rd. At a previous meeting an abatement in the amount of $6,488.32 was denied. The argument made by the applicant, who was absent at the...
ATHOL — A life was saved Tuesday due to the combined efforts of an Athol police officer, a civilian and Athol Fire Department paramedics. Police say that at about 2 p.m., Officer Peter Buck was dispatched to D’Ambrosio Eye Care, at 413 Main St., after a call was received regarding an...
PHILLIPSTON — At the selectmen’s meeting Monday night, town clerk Karin Foley presented a series of comprehensive suggestions for possible modifications to the “Town of Phillipston Handbook for Members of Town Boards,” to assist in ensuring all approved policies and laws are up to date and in...
PETERSHAM — The annual town election will be held on Monday, March 7, 2016. Nomination papers are available through the Town Clerk’s Office, located at 3 South Main St. and open on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The following offices (all three-year offices) are up for reelection: Board of...
EAST BROOKFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Leicester man who police say was armed when captured after a nearly 24-hour manhunt has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges. In East Brookfield District Court on Monday, Dean Largesse was ordered held without bail on Monday. A dangerousness hearing to determine...
The recent installation of a new sign at the entrance to Orange Municipal Airport for the North Quabbin Dog Park was a group effort. On hand were, left to right -- Friends of the NQDP member Tom Rich, Jade Bailey (who raised the funds for the sign), Jade's father Russ, Jade's mother Rhonda Buzzee, and Bob Thorp.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ORANGE — A new sign has gone up at the entrance to Orange Municipal Airport denoting the property is also the site of the North Quabbin Dog Park. Installed on Nov. 25, the sign was a “pet” project of Jade Bailey, of Athol and a student at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School in...
ATHOL — The leaves have fallen and the temperatures have dropped, but we are quickly approaching the special time in December where gifts are opened and together we warm many hearts. There are 19 family owned shops and stores gathering together for a weekend this year, and it’s time for the Tenth...

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