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ATHOL — Bradley James, 15, also known as the Boston Piano Kid, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help defray the costs associated with traveling to Florida (and back) to perform a free concert for the US Air Force. In the crowdfunding campaign the young musician notes that the concert is this...
Thursday, Dec. 21 12:31 a.m. - Walk-in requests ambulance. Assisted Athol Fire Department. Party taken to Athol Hospital for evaluation. 12:54 a.m. - Caller requests officer for male party not being cooperative, Main Street. Subject taken into protective custody. 4:59 a.m. - Caller reports...
 ATHOL — The Athol Public Library trustees voted to waive overdue fines on materials returned between Tuesday Dec. 26, and Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. “We love our community and are delighted to offer fine free weeks as we enter 2018,” said the library’s assistant director, Robin Shtulman. “If you...
LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER — Ronald Bunker Jr., 32, reported as homeless of Orange, has been designated a Level 3 sex offender by the state’s Sex Offender Registry Board. He is described as a white male, with brown hair and blue eyes, standing 5 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighing 160 pounds. He was...
 Inmates at the House of Corrections in West Boylston hold their plastics technology certificates following a ceremony last Wednesday celebrating their successful completion of the class. In addition to the students, pictured from left to right are -- General Council at the Worcester County Sheriff's Office Andrew Abdella, Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, MWCC Vice President for Planning, Development, and Institutional Research Joe Stiso, class instructor Michael Hurley, and class designer Gretchen
WEST BOYLSTON — Inmates who took a plastics technology class run by Mount Wachusett Community College in conjunction with the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office at the West Boylston House of Corrections were recognized during a graduation ceremony last Wednesday. “We are here to help you. We...
ATHOL — The Board of Health on Tuesday welcomed new, full-time assistant health agent Jane O’Brien, of Royalston, who was recently appointed to the position by Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. In other business, Health Agent Deb Vondal advised the board she was still awaiting financial guidelines...
These jolly people collected gifts for their family at the Salvation Army Christmas Castle Gift Distribution event at the Athol Credit Union Community Development Center on Main Street in Athol. Left to right --Michael, Sara, Salvation Army Lt. Jennifer Buzzard. Behind Sara is SA volunteer Sam Bulloch waving. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Salvation Army (SA) of Athol has wrapped up their Christmas Castle gift and food distribution event with just five days left until Christmas. Families could pick out winter items and gifts for their children on Monday at the Athol Community Development Center on Main Street and then go...
WENDELL — To sign or not to sign the MOU with WiredWest, that was the question before the selectboard when almost a dozen residents attended its meeting last week, many of them from the broadband committee. Some surrounding towns have signed onto the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding), but...
ATHOL — Store Manager Jim Hallett on Monday confirmed Hobby Lobby, at the North Quabbin Commons, will open its doors with a “soft opening” on Tuesday, Dec. 26. A grand opening and ribbon cutting will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 1. A spokesperson from the corporate office said festivities that...
ATHOL — With Christmas only four days away, Santa is checking his list to see who has been naughty and nice, and fattening up his reindeer to make sure they have the energy to make that midnight ride around the globe Christmas eve. Contributions continue to come in for the 70th annual Athol...

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