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Activists at the Global People's Climate March for the Earth noisly marched around the common in Athol on Sunday to make as much noise as possible hoping people would hear their message of climate change being needed now. Many marchers has instruments along to help bring the noise.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ATHOL — Over 100 people braved the chilly temperatures Sunday afternoon to gather at the uptown common for the Global People’s Climate March for the Earth which not only included a loud march around the common but also speakers and singers.  Larry Buell of Earthlands in Petersham and Mary King...
ATHOL — With 24 days before Christmas, festive holiday lights are brightening up our main throughfare and merchants are decorating their storefronts for the season. Citizens in the North Quabbin area are picking over their Thanksgiving turkeys and looking toward the Christmas season. They are...
Grades K through 2 and futures class students of the Royalston Community School celebrated Thanksgiving on Wednesday, Nov. 25, with the performing of songs, dances, poems and more. A standing room only crowd of parents, students, friends, and "RCS family members" packed the school cafeteria to full capacity, as children delighted their parents and teachers, making them proud. Seen here on stage at the RCS cafeteria is a group of students dressed as Native Americans and Pilgrims performing live for their par
ROYALSTON — Students who attend the Royalston Community School celebrated the many things they have to be thankful for on Wednesday, Nov. 25, as grades K through 2 and futures class students presented four individual performances dressed up as Pilgrims and Native Americans for their parents and...
PETERSHAM — On Tuesday night, the selectboard met with Bob Clark of the conservation committee and Mike Leonard, consulting forester, to discuss the current status of the Davenport forest timber cutting plan.  Leonard said that one bid was received for the project from Anderson Timber Harvesting...
Left to right, Larry Buell, alias ​19th-century farmer Lucius Spooner​;​ Mary King, pipeline activist; and Pat Larson, coordinator of the North Quabbin Energy group, plan the program for the North Quabbin People's Climate March to be held Sunday, Nov. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m., at the uptown common, Athol.   
ATHOL — As Paris, France, prepares for next week’s gathering of world leaders to act on global climate crisis, a range of citizens from the North Quabbin region will join with over 2,500 other groups from around the world to stage the Global People’s Climate March for the Earth. The North Quabbin...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local senators on roll calls from prior legislative sessions. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. CHILD EXPLOITATION (S 2048) — The Senate 37-0, approved an amendment providing that the state establish age-appropriate...
For the 28th year, the Athol Woman's Club is sponsoring the Memory Tree which is in place on the bandstand at the uptown common. Each light on the tree represents the name of a loved one who is being remembered this special time of the year. Helping to put up and decorate the tree Friday morning were junior club members Kayla Robideau, Shelby Roussel and Emily Casella.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — For the 28th year, the Athol Woman’s Club is sponsoring the Memory Tree which is in place on the bandstand at the uptown common. Each light on the tree represents the name of a loved one who is being remembered this special time of the year. The tree was put up Friday morning and decorated...
The Athol Daily News Santa Fund is launching its 68th year with a goal of $13,500 for 2015. Since 1947, the fund has ensured that hundreds of youngsters in the area have a happy holiday season. With the aid of generous donors in the community, and the help of hundreds of volunteers over the years,...
 Petersham Broadband Committee members John Blum and Chip Bull update the selectboard on the current status of the proposed broadband network from Matrix Designs. Left to right -- Blum, Bull, Selectman Rick Marsh. Photo by Ashley Arseneau
PETERSHAM — Members of the broadband committee met with the selectboard Tuesday night to discuss the current status of the proposed broadband network to be installed in town by Matrix Designs. The committee last met with the selectboard on the matter on Oct. 13 with Eric Nakajima of the...
ORANGE — The selectboard met with Rebecca Bialecki and Pat Larson last week to discuss the proposed changes to the Montachusett Area Regional Transit (MART) service. With MART planning to stop all call-up dial-a-ride service in favor of expanded static routes there are many who are upset because...

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