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Athol-Royalston Schools Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. Assorted cereals, 2% milk, and fruit juice offered for breakfast daily. Assorted fresh fruits, canned fruits and fat free or low fat milk offered for lunch daily. Senior and middle school offer alternate assorted sandwiches,...
ATHOL — The tax title property auction held by the town in Liberty Hall on Thursday drew nearly 100 people to bid upon 15 properties. Auctioneer Paul Zekos conducted the program, which resulted in 14 successful bids, said Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. Closing on all properties is due on or before...
ATHOL — A Templeton resident recently contacted the Athol Daily News asking about the availability of all-alcohol and wine pouring licenses in connection with the construction of a 110 Grill at the North Quabbin Commons. Joe Kondrchek said, in an email, “I see that the 110 Grill is coming to the...
 Colin Killay, of Warwick, was interviewed by the Orange selectboard Wednesday night as a potential candidate for the open position of superintendent of highways, parks and cemeteries. Left-to-right -- Selectmen James Cornwell, Ryan Mailloux, and Richard Sheridan; and Killay. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — The selectboard interviewed Colin Killay, of Warwick, for the open position of superintendent of highways, parks and cemeteries Wednesday night. Killay has previous experience working with two other cemeteries departments, both in Orange and Athol, and acknowledged that there is a lot...
ATHOL — The Athol Police Department has been awarded a special grant from the state’s Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to increase the number of impaired driving patrols during the holiday season. Athol officers will join local police departments across the state and the...
WARWICK — A lengthy discussion was held Monday night on the topic of road salt use after residents who live near the center of town complained about there being too much sodium in their wells last spring. The selectboard has been meeting regularly with highway superintendent Larry Delaney over...
ATHOL — There are only 16 days left until the jolly old elf in the red suit makes his midnight dash to deliver Christmas cheer around the globe. Santa is hoping the good citizens in the Athol area will continue to support the 70th annual Athol Daily News Santa Fund, which brings the holiday spirit...
WORCESTER — This month, Register Stephanie K. Fattman from the Worcester Probate and Family Court, in conjunction with the Worcester Juvenile Court, celebrated National Adoption Day. Through this program, 48 children from the Massachusetts foster program were placed through the Department of...
Mount Wachusett Community College practical nursing students who worked with Catholic Charities stand in front of a poster detailing the service learning work they did this semester. Other presentations highlighted students' experiences with the Gardner Community Action Committee, Clear Path for Veterans, and Crystal House. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Students from the Mount Wachusett Community College Practical Nursing program presented their semester-long Service Learning Projects last week.  “I’m very proud of the work you have done and am looking forward to hearing the presentations,” MWCC President James Vander Hooven said at...
ATHOL — The Knights of Lithuania recently elected the following slate of officers for 2018: • Chaplain — Rev. Joseph Jurgelonis. • President — Richard Gatautis. • Vice president — Jackie Doherty. • Treasurer — Dr. Marie Shatos. • Finance secretary — Bill Wisnauskas. • Recording...

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Athol, MA 01331
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