Chris Daigle ties a blue ribbon to the sign outside the State Police barracks in Athol on Monday evening as part of a town-wide effort to show support for all law enforcement officials and their families. Daigle's husband is a Massachusetts trooper. Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Answering the call, over two dozen residents, law enforcement officials and their family members joined together Monday evening to tie blue ribbons at various locations around town in a show of support for law enforcement officials and...
GRIT engineer adjusting Andy Kingsley's chair. Photo by Mary Williams
PHILLIPSTON — True GRIT premiered at the Red Apple Farm in Phillipston on Sunday, and John Wayne wasn’t there. GRIT (Global Research Innovation and Technology) are the producers and directors of the Freedom Chair. GRIT is a social enterprise made...
The 15th North Quabbin Annual Backpack Drive had approximately 35 volunteers Friday for the distribution event held at the Athol Credit Union Community Development Center.  Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ATHOL — Hundreds of students will go back to school with fresh new backpacks and school supplies this year thanks to the 15th annual North Quabbin Back Drive at the Athol Credit Union Community Development Center.  Beginning at 10 a.m., hundreds...
 STEM Starter Academy students enrolled in Mount Wachusett Community College's summer biology course Life Science for Allied Health, with Dean Janice Barney and Assistant Dean Veronica Guay, recently checked out the new science classrooms nearing completion at the Gardner campus. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College’s third annual STEM Starter Academy came to a close on Thursday, Aug. 18, following a seven-week schedule that provided two free academic courses with textbooks, academic support, and a stipend for...
Members of multiple law enforcement agencies explore the perimeter of 65 Chester St., Athol, Thursday afternoon.  Photo by Jared Robinson
ATHOL — The investigation following an overnight stand-off early Thursday morning continued yesterday afternoon at the site of the incident at 65 Chester St. Athol Police Lt. Kevin Heath said that as result of firearms believed to be in the home...
Orange native Hillary Chase will perform at the next installment of the Tool Town Live 2016 concert series on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m.Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Tool Town Live 2016 concert series continues with featured artist Hillary Chase on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the uptown common, near 1500 Main St. The concert is from 7 to 9 p.m., and free for all ages. Chase is a prolific songwriter who...
Chris Daigle ties a blue ribbon to the sign outside the State Police barracks in Athol on Monday evening as part of a town-wide effort to show support for all law enforcement officials and their families. Daigle's husband is a Massachusetts trooper. Photo by Brian Gelinas
GRIT engineer adjusting Andy Kingsley's chair. Photo by Mary Williams
The 15th North Quabbin Annual Backpack Drive had approximately 35 volunteers Friday for the distribution event held at the Athol Credit Union Community Development Center.  Photo by Ashley Arseneau
 STEM Starter Academy students enrolled in Mount Wachusett Community College's summer biology course Life Science for Allied Health, with Dean Janice Barney and Assistant Dean Veronica Guay, recently checked out the new science classrooms nearing completion at the Gardner campus. Submitted photo
Members of multiple law enforcement agencies explore the perimeter of 65 Chester St., Athol, Thursday afternoon.  Photo by Jared Robinson
Orange native Hillary Chase will perform at the next installment of the Tool Town Live 2016 concert series on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m.Submitted photo
Chris Daigle ties a blue ribbon to the sign outside the State Police barracks in Athol on Monday evening as part of a town-wide effort to show support for all law enforcement officials and their families. Daigle's husband is a Massachusetts trooper. Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Answering the call, over two dozen residents, law enforcement officials and their family members joined together Monday evening to tie blue ribbons at various locations around town in a show of support for law enforcement officials and their families. Last week, a local group did the...
GRIT engineer adjusting Andy Kingsley's chair. Photo by Mary Williams
PHILLIPSTON — True GRIT premiered at the Red Apple Farm in Phillipston on Sunday, and John Wayne wasn’t there. GRIT (Global Research Innovation and Technology) are the producers and directors of the Freedom Chair. GRIT is a social enterprise made up of four MIT engineers and one marketing major....
ROYALSTON — At their meeting last week, the selectboard granted permission for the historical society to use the town hall for the Country Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10.  Beth Gospodarek, of the historical society, made the request. The board also agreed to waive the usual fees.  The town received...
Ray Hendricks, formerly of Athol, will perform the next installment of the Tool Town Live 2016 concert series on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the uptown common. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Tool Town Live 2016 concert series continues with featured artist Ray Hendricks on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the uptown common, near 1500 Main St. The concert is from 7 to 9 p.m., and free for all ages. Originally from Athol, Hendricks relocated to Boston soon after graduating high...
BOSTON — State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol) says the launching of a new online state database will enhance doctors’ and pharmacists’ ability to track the prescribing of opioids and other controlled substances to patients in Massachusetts. Beginning Oct. 15, all prescribers will be required...

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