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Royalston receives Green Communities Grant for weatherization projects
02-02-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON — The town has received a Green Communities Grant of nearly $169,000 to pay for weatherization projects at five town-owned buildings.The awarding of the competitive grant was announced in a letter to Selectboard Chair Deb D’Amico sent by...


Royalston residents speak against proposed transfer station partnership
01-30-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – Voters will get an opportunity at April’s annual Town Election to tell officials if they want to keep the transfer station open or close it and instead take their trash to Winchendon.Winchendon Public Works Director Brian Coteau recently...


Royalston transfer station expenses being examined
01-10-2024 5:03 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – Residents will get a chance to voice their opinions regarding the future of the town’s transfer station later this month.The meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Options being considered include keeping the...


Royalston board seeks bids for King Street Bridge project
01-09-2024 4:02 PM

By Greg Vine

ROYALSTON – In July of last year, representatives of the North Quabbin Trails Association met with the Selectboard to encourage its members to support the rehabilitation of the King Street Bridge in the South Village.At last summer’s meeting, NQTA...


Phillipston photographer wins in Mass Audubon contest
01-05-2024 4:44 PM

By MAX BOWEN

PHILLIPSTON — A casual kayak ride on Tully Lake has become an award-winning photo for Norm Eggert.The picture shows Norm’s wife Cheryl near the lake’s boat launch, framed by trees in the morning light, and was chosen by Mass Audubon as the winner in...


A Page from North Quabbin History: Green Mountain and Silas Hale
01-02-2024 3:05 PM

By Carla CharterMany have heard of Justin Morgan's famous horse, but the horse’s great-grandson, Green Mountain, who belonged to Silas Hale of South Royalston, was equally well known, according to Bruce Orser of West Virginia.Orser is a fan of the...


Building on Main Street in Royalston to be demolished
12-10-2023 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – A dilapidated structure originally intended to become a studio will instead be torn down, following a report by Building Inspector Geoff Newton.At Tuesday’s Selectboard meeting, Newton said that he, Fire Chief Eric Jack, and Winchendon...


Royalston officials review proposal for Athol Road cleanup
11-24-2023 4:16 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – The process of cleaning up the site at 79 Athol Road has encountered a new challenge, as two people are now living on the property.Officials want to evict these individuals, who are living in a tent. However, until the town takes ownership...


Athol Royalston recognizes October Students of the Month
11-19-2023 5:00 PM

At its meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Athol Royalston School Committee recognized those students named as Student of the Month for October at each of the schools. Students were nominated by their teachers, who provided comments on why they felt...


Royalston to hold hearing on transfer station options
11-14-2023 3:09 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – Residents will have the chance to weigh in on the future of the town’s transfer station at a hearing to be held in January.At the Nov. 7 Select Board meeting, Board of Health Chair Phil Leger provided an update on potential alternatives to...


Royalston residents speak on possible uses for Whitney Hall
11-08-2023 4:13 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – A public meeting called last week to discuss the future of a single building ultimately morphed into a discussion about the overall future of the town.Several dozen residents gathered on Thursday, Nov. 2, to mull potential uses for Whitney...


Royalston property owner claims town has been unhelpful with his plans
11-08-2023 4:09 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – For well over a year, Royalston officials have been struggling with what to do about a dilapidated building at 25 Main St. in the South Village.On Tuesday evening, Building Inspector Geoff Newton presented the Selectboard with a letter...


Officials meet with legislators for town projects
10-29-2023 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – Local officials met with state Sen. Jo Comerford, state Rep. Susannah Whipps and Director of Rural Affairs Anne Gobi to discuss funding for several priority projects in town. In addition to all three members of the town’s Selectboard,...


Royalston Police down by half since 2021
10-19-2023 4:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – Citing the new reform regulations and pay issues, Royalston Police Chief Curtis Deveneau told the Selectboard that the department is down to half the officers it had three years agoDeveneau said he is down to only nine part-time officers,...


A Page From North Quabbin History: Living History Candlelight Cemetery Tours
10-17-2023 3:41 PM

By Carla CharterThis year, the Royalston Historical Society Candlelight Living History Cemetery Tours will be held in a new location, Riverside Cemetery in South Royalston, rather than its usual location of Royalston Center Cemetery.“The change was...


Enjoying the foliage in Royalston
10-09-2023 5:00 PM


Habitat restoration begins at Guiney Memorial Forest
09-29-2023 5:04 PM

Staff Report

ATHOL –A Cornell Land Trust Grant given to Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust will be used for habitat restoration in Royalston.Mount Grace’s work funded by this grant will focus on Guiney Memorial Forest, a 33-acre wildlife sanctuary in Royalston....


Anti-bullying speaker shares message of kindness in Royalston
09-29-2023 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON – Sometimes, being kind is easy, and sometimes, it takes a little courage.Brian Williams, founder of the Reno, Nevada,-based nonprofit Think Kindness brought his message to the students in all four schools in the Athol Royalston Regional...


Athol Royalston School Super scores high on evaluation
09-27-2023 4:39 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL –Matt Ehrenworth, superintendent of the Athol Royalston Regional School District (ARRSD), received high grades on his first evaluation from the School Committee.The evaluation was based on Ehrenworth’s performance for the 2022-23 school year,...


Construction of timber frame barn underway in Royalston
09-25-2023 3:56 PM

By GREG VINE

ROYALSTON — Many Royalston residents are familiar – whether they know it or not , with the work of – Tom Musco, owner of Royalston Oak Timber Frames. Every time they drive past the gazebo in South Village, they’re looking at Musco’s work. He’s been...

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