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ATHOL — The Conservation Commission will meet Tuesday, March 28, at 6 p.m., in Liberty Hall, with the following agenda: Wetlands hearings — RDA, Pamela Kingsbury, 556 Vine St., replace dock and grade side yard, Map 35, Lot 91; RDA, Athol Development LLC, identify wetlands, Map 44, Lot 1, and Map...
ATHOL — Three motor vehicle accidents were reported to police on Thursday. At 10:06 a.m., vehicles operated by Judith M. Pollard, of 485 Riceville Rd.; Jeffrey K. Hopkins, of North Fitzwilliam Road, Royalston; and Sharon A. Proctor, of Barre, were in an accident in the parking lot at Mr. Mike’s...
ATHOL — Athol Credit Union will be offering a free “Homebuyer Education Seminar” on Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m., at its Community Development Center, 527 Main St. Local realtors will also be on site to answer any questions.  By participating in the seminar, attendees will learn:  • How to...
DEAR ABBY: I lost my husband a few years ago and am now remarried. Some of my adult children, although they did not want me to be alone and they “say” they are happy for me, have been slow in welcoming my new husband. I in no way expect him to be a replacement for their father. I only wish they...
ROYALSTON — There is one contest on the April 3 annual town election ballot. John H. Hardie and Gary L. Winitzer are vying to fill the two years remaining on the term for Jack Morse, who passed away. Hardie and Winitzer recently submitted the following statements to the Athol Daily News for the...
ATHOL — The five candidates vying for two three-year selectboard seats in the April 3 annual town election expressed their views to about two dozen residents in attendance at a Candidates Night held in the Athol High School auditorium on Wednesday. Incumbents Anthony Brighenti and Alan Dodge are...
ERVING — Cyd Scott of the Conservation Commission asked the selectmen, Monday night, to consider the wise use of drones in mapping for conservation projects. Scott recently attended a two-day class on using drones as a tool in mapping and received his certificate. Scott went on to explain the...
WENDELL — Surprisingly, the main topic of debate at last Thursday’s special town meeting was not the 10-page replacement of the town’s wetlands protection bylaw, but the added long-term camping provision of the town’s zoning bylaws. The main problem, a quite minor one, was how to define a mobile...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard discussed the abatement to be carried out at the Nichewaug this spring at their Tuesday night meeting. Henry Woolsey, selectboard vice-chair, said that borrowing under debt exclusion was approved at the recent town election earlier this month allowing the town to move...
ATHOL — Under the tutelage and great care of Ms. Stephanie Vinci, the new Athol High School band director, the students have been working diligently on all sorts of new and fun music. They have been playing songs that people will recognize as classics, such as certain movements from “A Mozart...

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Athol, MA 01331
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