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Athol-Thurman 4/25/09

Over the fence

The John Thurman Historical Society has a set of the quarterly from August 1963 to March of 1980 which they will sell for $75. Call Joan for info at 623-2007.

The new spring issue of the John Thurman Historical quarterly is now available and is $4 a copy. Copies are available at the town hall and at the Athol General Store on Mountain Rd.

The new garbage pickup schedule in Thurman will begin on April 27 instead of May 1. The summer hours for the landfill begin May 6. The landfill is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 12 noon to 3 p.m., and on Saturdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sundays noon to 5 p.m. Call the Thurman Town Hall at 623-9649 for details.

Congratulations to the winners of the Easter egg hunt held April 4 and about 75 people coming out to see the Easter bunny who was hopping about and scratching his ears. There were seven lucky winners going home with some nice prizes. A total of 400 eggs were found by eager children, who came from surrounding towns as well as Thurman.

There are government employees out and about collecting information and mapping for the US census coming up in 2010. Don't' panic if you see someone walking around and wanting information or using the new hand held GPS unit. They do have identification with them.

Special days celebrated

Birthday wishes go out to Emily May and Bob Galusha on April 24; to George Chonko on April 25; to Minnie Albanese and Wanda Ackley on April 26; to Darin Bolton, April 27; to John Gereau, Shirley Jackson and Andrew Hall on April 29.

Anniversary wishes go out to Jack and Claudette Schloss on April 24 and to Heidi and John Baker on April 27.

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