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Petersham Church celebrates two centuries 
06-27-2023 2:34 PM

By GREG VINE

PETERSHAM – On Saturday, members of Petersham Orthodox Congregational Church presented a “living history” in honor of the church’s 200th anniversary.Organized by Barbara Hanno, the June 24 event featured individuals portraying historical figures...


Next phase for Rabbit Run Rail Trail in Athol
06-26-2023 10:09 AM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL — The next step in the redevelopment of the Rabbit Run Rail Trail will take place on Tuesday.A meeting of the Open Space and Recreation Review Committee will be held at Town Hall in room 21 at 4:30 p.m. and also shown via Zoom. During this...


Fourth Friday returns to downtown Athol with “School’s Out for Summer”
06-23-2023 4:26 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – As this afternoon comes to a close, the community’s downtown will be abuzz with activity for the Fourth Friday Festival.The festival, which kicked off in late May, will hold its next event this evening from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be a number...


Royalston wrestles with cleanup of fire-ravaged home
06-21-2023 3:24 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – In small towns, a seemingly small amount of money can be a big deal.On April 30, a mobile home located at 79 Athol Road in Royalston was consumed by fire. Now, town officials are trying to determine where money to clean up the site will...


Petersham Town Meeting meets on second attempt
06-15-2023 2:57 PM

By GREG VINE

PETERSHAM – Second time proved to be the charm when it came to convening Petersham’s Annual Town Meeting.Last Saturday’s attempt had to be called off when attendance failed to reach the required quorum of 105 voters. On Monday, the meeting was...


Athol voters advance override to election
06-14-2023 2:50 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Voters at Monday’s Annual Town Meeting endorsed an article for a Proposition 2 ½ override to provide $895,000 for the hiring of eight firefighters.The matter will now be placed on the ballot for a Special Town Election to be held later this...


Athol Fire Department staffing on Town Meeting agenda
06-09-2023 4:11 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – An article to allocate nearly $900,000 to hire several firefighters is expected to generate the most discussion at Town Meeting.Athol’s Annual Town Meeting will be held on Monday, June 12, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall at Town Hall, 584 Main St....


Financial matters to be decided at Royalston Town Meeting
06-08-2023 5:01 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – At this Saturday’s Annual Town Meeting, voters will determine whether funding for a number of different purposes gets approved.Town Meeting takes place on Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. in the second-floor auditorium at Town Hall, 13 On the...


Officials voice concerns over Whitney Hall in Royalston
06-07-2023 5:26 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – Keen Independent Research, the company hired by the town to do a feasibility study for the marketing of Whitney Hall, will host several meetings to get resident feedback.The first public meeting will be Monday, June 12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m....


Petersham Town Meeting postponed after failing to meet quroum
06-06-2023 4:30 PM

By GREG VINE

PETERSHAM – For the first time in recent memory, Petersham was unable to proceed with Monday night’s Annual Town Meeting due to a lack of a quorum.The town, according to Town Moderator Bart Wendell, has one of the highest – if not the highest – quorum...


Athol High graduates encouraged to learn from mistakes
06-04-2023 4:02 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Athol High School’s Class of 2023, a total of 73 graduates, received their diplomas in an atmosphere both solemn and celebratory.Programs doubled as fans as families and friends of the graduating seniors crowded into the school’s gymnasium...


Two Winchendon music series return for the summer
06-02-2023 9:04 PM

By GREG VINE

WINCHENDON – A pair of popular local music series, made possible in part with support from the Athol Cultural Council, are returning to Winchendon.First up is the kickoff performance of the Winchendon Music Festival on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at...


Forum looks at affordable housing solutions in Athol
05-31-2023 3:05 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – There isn’t enough affordable housing in Athol.That was the message conveyed at a community housing forum held Tuesday evening at Athol Public Library, and local officials hope it’s the first step toward solving the problem.“Some of you may...


Winchendon Amphitheater opening around the corner
05-30-2023 5:18 PM

By GREG VINE

WINCHENDON – In less than two weeks, a new, $4 million entertainment venue will officially open. Several years in the making, the Robinson Broadhurst Foundation Performing Arts Amphitheater at Winchendon Community Park will kick off the summer with a...


Athol remembers its fallen heroes on Memorial Day 
05-29-2023 1:21 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL — The sun shone in a cloudless blue sky Monday morning as local veterans, their family and friends, and residents took time to remember those Athol residents who, since the American Revolution, have given their lives in service to the...


Robinson retiring as Petersham Fire Chief
05-29-2023 9:16 AM

By GREG VINE

PETERSHAM – After four decades with the Petersham Fire Department, 35 as chief, Dana Robinson is hanging up his turnout gear.At its meeting last Wednesday, the town’s Selectboard accepted Robinson’s letter of resignation. The chief said he intends for...


Kennebunk/Green work to begin in early June
05-26-2023 4:56 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Work will soon get underway to replace aging water lines in the neighborhood of Kennebunk and Green streets.To address the concerns of area residents, Athol Public Works Director Dick Kilhart and other DPW officials recently held a...


Federal funds secured for NewVue project in Athol
05-26-2023 4:55 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern visited Athol on Friday to announce he has secured $1 million in federal funding to support the construction of 53 units of affordable housing in town.The funds for the NewVue Communities Riverbend-Bigelow Schools...


Athol Farmers market won’t return this summer
05-25-2023 4:34 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Citing a departure of vendors and lack of needed time, the lead organizer for the town’s farmers market has decided that it won’t be held this year.Mary Holtorf, chair of Athol’s Downtown Vitality Committee (DVC) and lead organizer for the...


Gardner exploring alternatives to sludge expansion
05-23-2023 4:14 PM

By GREG VINE

GARDNER – Since a 4.3-acre expansion of the wastewater sludge landfill in Gardner was first proposed, environmental organizations – led by the Athol-based Millers River Watershed Council – have urged city officials to examine alternatives. After first...

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