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ATHOL — The Christmas luncheon of the Golden Age Club will be held Monday, Dec. 14, at noon, in the Grand Room of the senior center, at 82 Freedom St.  Reservations for members and their guests must be made no later than Monday, Dec. 7, by calling Judy Rowe at 978-575-0464. No tickets will be...
ATHOL — The leaves have fallen and the temperatures have dropped, but we are quickly approaching the special time in December where gifts are opened and together we warm many hearts. There are 19 family owned shops and stores gathering together for a weekend this year, and it’s time for the Tenth...
Activists at the Global People's Climate March for the Earth noisly marched around the common in Athol on Sunday to make as much noise as possible hoping people would hear their message of climate change being needed now. Many marchers has instruments along to help bring the noise.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ATHOL — Over 100 people braved the chilly temperatures Sunday afternoon to gather at the uptown common for the Global People’s Climate March for the Earth which not only included a loud march around the common but also speakers and singers.  Larry Buell of Earthlands in Petersham and Mary King...
ATHOL — With 24 days before Christmas, festive holiday lights are brightening up our main throughfare and merchants are decorating their storefronts for the season. Citizens in the North Quabbin area are picking over their Thanksgiving turkeys and looking toward the Christmas season. They are...
Friday 7:58 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for his wife who might be having a seizure, Cottage Street. Assisted Athol Fire Department. 8:13 a.m. - 911 caller requests lift assist for male party who has fallen, Main Street. AFD transported party. 8:57 a.m. - 911 caller requests...
ATHOL — At 4:06 a.m., Sunday, Jacob G. Robichaud, 22, of Monadnock Ave., was arrested following a traffic stop on Crescent Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, operating a vehicle without an inspection sticker, and a lights violation.
ATHOL — A minor two-car accident was reported to police over the weekend. At 1:27 p.m., Friday, an employee at Dennis’ Citgo on Main Street reported another employee, George Reed, of Orange, was backing a vehicle out of the garage and backed into a vehicle, being driven by Jacqueline Godin, of...
ATHOL — The Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, at 40 Island St., will offer free gift wrapping services to the community on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the downstairs fellowship hall at the church. Holiday music and refreshments will be provided.
FITCHBURG — Tickets for the 42nd annual Holiday Pops concert by the Thayer Symphony Orchestra are now on sale at www.thayersymphony.org or by calling 978-466-1800. The concert on Saturday, Dec. 19, marks the start of the orchestra’s second season under the leadership of its music director, John...
SHUTESBURY — The Shutesbury Holiday Shop will be held Friday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m; and Saturday, Dec. 12, and Sunday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. It is held at the Shutesbury Athletic Club Function Room, at 282 Wendell Rd. This year the shop features an array of handcrafted...

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Athol, MA 01331
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