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ATHOL — Donations to the 68th annual Athol Daily News Santa Fund have been picking up in recent days. Since Tuesday, $404 has been received to help purchase Christmas presents for area children in need. That brings the running total to $3,469, on a goal of $13,500.   Donors include Gordon and...
Wednesday 7:31 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance, South Main Street. Assisted Athol Fire Department. 9:21 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance, Gibson Drive. Call transferred to AFD. Party transported. 9:31 a.m. - Department of Public Works reports rubbish dumped on the side of the road,...
ATHOL — At approximately 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Joseph A. Teague, 49, of 609 Main St., was arrested at a Prospect Street location on a charge of breaking and entering into a building during the daytime. Police responded after a 911 caller reported a male subject was attempting to break into her...
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the last day. At 5:58 p.m., Wednesday, a vehicle operated by Ben Arnot, of Lenox Street, struck a vehicle outside of the station on Exchange Street. No injuries resulted; no citations were issued. Today, at 4:33 a.m., a vehicle...
ATHOL — The following new items are available for check out from the Children’s Room at the Athol Public Library, 568 Main St.: Picture Books: Train! by Judi Abbott; I Can Roar! by Frank Asch; North Woods Girl by Aimee Bissonette; Spooky Pookie by Sandra Boynton; Maya’s Blanket/LaMenta De Maya...
AREA — The State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, Dec. 4, into Saturday, Dec. 5, on a public way in Worcester County. The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate...
AREA — In a collaborative effort, Athol Credit Union and The Salvation Army are hosting their annual holiday toy and clothes drive at Walmart in Orange from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. The goal is to “Fill The Truck” by collecting new toys and clothes for children, 18 and under, who...
ATHOL — Athol-Royalston Regional School District Superintendent Anthony Polito released the following statement: “On Saturday Nov. 14, the day after the Paris terrorist attacks, an employee posted a very inappropriate response on Facebook from their own computer on their own time. The material...
ORANGE — The Pioneer Valley Brass will perform a free public concert of traditional and modern, sacred and secular holiday music at Central Congregational Church on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m., following their turkey dinner. The program is the 765th memorial service sponsored by the First...
Monday, Nov. 2 11:34 a.m. - Caller reports red and white box on the side of the road, Birch Drive. Located cooler next to guardrail. MassDOT notified. 2:55 p.m. - Fire alarm, North Main Street. Steam from shower set off same. Tuesday, Nov. 3 1:01 p.m. - North Brookfield Police requested...

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