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Market Basket mystery woman ID'd - Athol Daily News
MYSTERY WOMAN -- Lenny O'Loughlin of Orange, far right, was personally invited to the Athol Market Basket ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday by Arthur "Artie" T. Demoulas (standing in the row behind State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol), youngster Jackson ...
Beacon Hill Roll Call - Athol Daily News
BOSTON - Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives' votes on roll calls from prior sessions on the debate on House operating rules for 2015-2016. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. LEGISLATORS' TESTIMONY (H 2015) - The ...
Erving to take action on 8 articles Monday - Athol Daily News
ERVING - Voters are asked to gather on Monday, Feb. 23, in the town hall at 7 p.m. to decide eight articles, including one that would make the treasurer an appointed position. Currently, Erving elects its treasurers, but Selectman Margaret Sullivan, also ...
Contests to be decided in Royalston - Athol Daily News
ROYALSTON - Tuesday was the last day to submit nomination papers for the annual town election to be held April 6, in which there will be two contests. Linda Alger (incumbent) is being challenged by Gary Winitzer for a 3-year seat on the selectboard.
Police issue reminder to shovel sidewalks - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - With children returning to school from February vacation on Monday, the Athol Police Department is reminding residents and business owners of their obligation under town bylaw to remove snow from sidewalks abutting their properties. Failure to ...
Monument to be placed at site of fatal house fire - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - Forty years after several members of the same family lost their lives in an overnight blaze that destroyed a six-room, two-story house at the corner of Partridgeville and Gage roads, the selectboard on Tuesday voted to allow a monument to be placed ...
District updates provided - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - Following a presentation provided by the Worcester County Sheriff's Department about the Child Project Iris Scan Program at last week's meeting of the Athol Royalston School Committee several topics were discussed. The committee met with District ...
Shoppers, local and state officials, welcome Demoulas with open arms - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - Delayed by inclement weather over the weekend, a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the new Market Basket store, at 147 Tower Rd., on Tuesday, with Demoulas Supermarkets Inc. CEO Arthur T. "Artie" Demoulas in attendance.
Petersham's Advisory Finance committee reviewing budgets - Athol Daily News
PETERSHAM - The selectboard held joint meetings with the Advisory Finance Committee (AFC) to review town department budgets for the next fiscal year at their meeting on Wednesday night. Virginia Newman, current tax collector, was questioned by the AFC on ...
Phillipston board poised to sign Landscape Partnership grant - Athol Daily News
PHILLIPSTON - During Tuesday night's selectboard meeting Sarah Wells, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust Land Conservation Specialist, announced that the contracts for the Parks and Recreation Landscape Partnership Grant are being processed and should ...
Athol not affiliated with service line company - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - At Tuesday's board meeting, Selectman Lee Chauvette advised residents the town is not affiliated with a solicitation effort on the part of a company seeking to sell water service line insurance to property owners. Chauvette said at least one ...
Contests develop for constable, school board in annual Athol election - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - Tuesday was the last day to submit nomination papers for the annual town election to be held April 6. The only Athol contest will be for a three-year constable position. Kevin Materas is challenging incumbent Kenneth Vaidulas. There will also be a ...
No rate hike for Athol water, sewer rates - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - The selectboard on Tuesday voted to not raise the water and sewer rates, effective April 1, as requested by the Department of Public Works and Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. The proposed rates asked for were $3.88 per 100 cubic feet for water (up ...
New Salem eyeing penalties for snow pushed into street - Athol Daily News
NEW SALEM - Winter has hit the North Quabbin area hard this year, and Highway Superintendent Tom Swan told the selectboard Monday night that the town is no exception. Already over budget by $1,789 as of Feb. 9, Swan said that he couldn't put a number on it ...
Royalston acknowledges snow removal efforts - Athol Daily News
ROYALSTON - The selectboard met Tuesday night and chairperson Christine Long had nothing but praise for Department of Public Works Supervisor Keith Newton and his crew of workers and contractors who have had the difficult task of keeping the 78.9 miles of ...