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ERVING — The selectboard will meet today, Monday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m., at the senior and community center, with the following agenda: Minutes. Fiscal year 2019 budget requests (joint meeting with the finance committee, 7 p.m.). Discussion of snow and ice removal practices. 2018 business...
BARRE — On Saturday, Dec. 23, Circle of Song will perform a holiday concert at the Barre Town Hall, in the center of Barre, at 7 p.m. COS will be celebrating its 17th Christmas season of performance, and will have Cailan McClure serving as piano accompanist. “A German Requiem” by Johannes Brahms...
ATHOL — The total gross amount from the town’s tax title property auction on Thursday was $439,500. An article on page 1 in Saturday’s edition incorrectly stated the total amount was $440,500. The dollar amounts listed in the article for each property were correct.
ATHOL — A two-vehicle accident at Chestnut Hill Avenue and Main Street on Friday, at 6:13 p.m., led to the arrest of one of the drivers on a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor Vehicles operated by Payton P. Parker, of 844 Brickyard Rd.; and Donald J. Landry, of 379...
ATHOL — Police and fire personnel responded to a kitchen stove fire at a Lake Street residence at 11:18 a.m., Friday. Upon their arrival, police officers observed smoke coming from the porch area/hallway of the home. One of the officers entered the building to evacuate all residents and a second...
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...

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Athol, MA 01331
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