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ATHOL | Al Mundy leaned against the kitchen sink in the Thurman town hall, watching fellow volunteers serve up portions of hearty food for dozens of people during the town’s legendary Jack Wax Party held Saturday, March 10. more

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Around 40 volunteers energetically stepped forward to support all aspects of the annual Jack Wax Party, our decades-old town cancer fundraiser, on March 11. more

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THURMAN — Area residents and visitors will be getting a taste of time-honored rural culture this weekend as they visit farms and a sawmill during the annual Thurman Maple Days. more

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THURMAN — The Thurman Book Connection’s free library is looking for book storage space that is dry and accessible for their supply of donated books. more

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THURMAN — With the sap in maple trees across the southern Adirondacks beginning to run, sugar-bush owners  are firing up their evaporators to produce maple syrup — just in time for Thurman Maple Days. more

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THURMAN — A campaign is now underway to enlist volunteers and raise money to pay costs of hosting the town’s beloved annual Jack Wax party, after the state Health Department has banned the practice of serving homemade dishes. more

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ATHOL — Town supervisor Evelyn Wood and councilman Jey Youngblood resigned this week, leaving three board members — Mike Eddy, Cynthia Hyde and Kathy Templeton — to manage and conduct town business on their own. more

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ATHOL — Thurman’s 2016 Jack Wax party held recently had several new aspects this year — it accommodated the crowd more efficiently and had a wider variety of appetizing food for its 57th annual edition, attendees and organizers said. more

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THURMAN — The Thurman Maple Days got off to a bustling start, with all sites reporting that they were busy, some with record-breaking numbers of guests. more

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ATHOL — The beloved Thurman Jack Wax party, which for generations has heralded the arrival of spring while raising money for charity, is coming soon. more

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