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WORCESTER — Donations of used cars, trucks or campers are wanted by the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired Free towing is offered along with quick pick-up. Donations are tax deductible and proceeds benefit blind and vision-impaired persons within the state. For details...
ATHOL — A handicap accessible boat dock was installed this week along Millers River at the Alan E. Rich Environmental Park in Athol. The caption for the page 1 photo in Friday’s edition incorrectly referred to the location as the AERE Center.
BOSTON — Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) has announced that nominees are being sought to participate in the 79th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar (CLS) to be held Oct. 24 and 25 at the State House in Boston. CLS is a semiannual educational seminar geared toward adults of all ages interested in learning...
GARDNER — In a testament to the hard work of students and Mount Wachusett Community College’s ongoing effort to maintain high standards and practical relevance for its physical therapist assistant associate degree program, 100 percent of recent graduates who took their licensure exam in July...
LOWELL — The following North Quabbin area and regional students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at UMass-Lowell:  Athol • Morgan Bezio, majoring in clinical lab sciences. • Chandler Giuffre, majoring in physics. • Noah Meunier, majoring in business administration • Shane...
Friday, Aug. 11 8:49 a.m. - Officer off with loose German Shepard, Riverbend Street. Owner recovered dog.  12:05 p.m. - Officer conducting followup investigation, Fitchburg.  12:15 p.m. - Meals on Wheels employee requesting a well being check on a client, Pleasant Street. Subject was home....
ATHOL — Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Brookside Road Friday. At 12:19 p.m. it was reported that a vehicle being driven by Linda Knechtel, of Orange, was rear ended by a corporate vehicle owned by Enterprise FM Trust, of St. Louis. There was no injuries.  No other information...
ORANGE — With no return date in sight for town administrator Diana Schindler, the selectboard agreed to grant expanded authority to town treasurer Gabriele Voelker Wednesday night.  An issue was brought to light recently that some town employees are not properly reporting their time on the job...
ATHOL — The selectboard is warning residents of an ongoing phone scam in which a person’s Caller ID shows a familiar number associated with a known person when a call is being received that is actually coming from a telemarketer or someone with malicious intent. The practice is referred to as “...
WENDELL — Monday nights, Diemand Farm has been having dinners. Some of the patrons have asked if they could “Bring Your Own Bottle” (BYOB). Nancy Aldrich, Town Coordinator, contacted the Alcoholic Beverage Commission and found that local government makes the regulations on this practice.  At...

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225 Exchange Street
Athol, MA 01331
Phone: (978) 249-3535

 

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