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ORANGE — A staggering 10,515 vehicles pass through the intersection of East, West, South and North Main streets every day. That was just one of the many facts revealed by Laurie Scarborough, Franklin Regional Council of Governments Transportation Planning Engineer, at the selectboard meeting...
-- Bayrelisse Torres of Athol recently got to meet Tom Brady of the New England Patriots through Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Torres, who suffers from refractory epilepsy, got to play football on the Patriots' practice field and received a signed ball from Brady. She and her family were also given tickets to a game at Gillette Stadium.  Photo courtesy of the New England Patriots
ATHOL — Bayrelisse Torres, a Riverbend School fourth grader, is like many other 10-year-old kids in New England who like football and idolize a certain quarterback named Tom Brady. However, on Nov. 7, unlike many other 10-year-olds in New England, Bayrelisse got to meet her idol on the practice...
House of Wax owner David Meausky has given away free car washes to veterans on Veterans Day for the last 10 years.
ORANGE — The House of Wax car wash has been showing their support for Veterans for 10 years by offering free car washes to all veterans on Veterans Day each year. House of Wax owner David Meausky said 18 veterans received free car washes this year on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. He said he is not sure...
ATHOL — The Athol Royalston Regional School District has named the members of the new Superintendent of Schools Search Committee — a vibrant list with people of many professions now hard at work on the task at hand. The district officially posted the position of superintendent of schools on...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on roll calls from the week of Nov. 16-20. PUBLIC RECORDS (H 3858) — The House 157-0, approved and sent to the Senate legislation designed to update state and local municipality public records laws and enhance...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday voted, at Town Manager Shaun Suhoski’s recommendation, to consolidate and streamline the organizational structure of various code inspection departments and staff. Suhoski advocated for the change, which is allowed under the town charter, at the Nov. 3 meeting...
ATHOL — The Economic Development and Industrial Corporation on Wednesday voted to expend the funds necessary to conduct a survey of the 5.6-acre town-owned parcel to the east of the Route 2 Exit 18 on- and off-ramp on Templeton Road, which is being conveyed to EDIC by the selectboard. The...
ORANGE — The holiday season is quickly approaching and the members of the Pioneer Junior Women’s Club have already begun to ready themselves for their annual Santa Fund Drive. The fund drive will officially begin the day after Thanksgiving. Donations may be sent to Orange Santa Fund, PO Box 193...
Officer Peter Buck is shown giving a talk at the North Quabbin Community Coalition's Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force's third "Call to Action" opioid forum, held Thursday night at Athol High School.  Photo by Jason Greenough
ATHOL — The North Quabbin Community Coalition’s Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force hosted its third “Call to Action” opioid forum Thursday night at Athol High School. Officer Peter Buck, who is also the drug recognition expert in the Athol Police Department, presented the small auditorium crowd...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard heard a report from community development consultant Kevin Flynn Tuesday night.  Flynn offered projects for the town as a beneficiary of Community Development Block Grant funds. Projects Royalston could use the funds for include the elevator project in the town hall...

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