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ATHOL — The Northeast Quabbin Veterans District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to finalize its fiscal year 2017 administrative budget. The budget will increase from $60,337.58 to $69,305.24. The budget is based on a 34-hour week. Board chair Brig. Gen. William Meehan (retired...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Jon Chaisson, a former resident of Athol, has recently released his first science fiction novel titled “A Division of Souls,” self-publishing it independently as an e-book through Smashwords and Kindle. It is the first in a trilogy, the second and third books to be released...
Warwick resident Helen Hills, shown with her horse Lucky, is the author of "My Life at 82," a 400-page journal chronicling her life during 2012 and published by Haley's. Hills will sell and autograph copies of her book at the New England Equestrian Center of Athol's Fall Social on Saturday, Nov. 7.
ATHOL — Haley’s has announced the publication of “My Life at 82,” Helen Hills’ 400-page journal chronicling her life during 2012. Hills resides with her husband Ralph in Warwick where she maintains her horse stables and home along with two horses, dogs and gardens. Author of “Still Riding at 80...
GARDNER — GVNA HealthCare has announced that Dr. John Harrington will be honored at the agency’s 6th annual Executive Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster. The keynote speaker will be author and growth strategist Jeanne Bliss, who will...
Wednesday 8:33 a.m. - Caller reports break-in into basement and table saw is missing, Silver Lake Street. Officer found copper piping was also taken. 9:53 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance, Oak Avenue. Assisted Athol Fire Department. 10:06 a.m. - Walk-in requests to speak to officer about...
ATHOL — Town Manager Shaun Suhoski on Tuesday updated the selectboard on an impending auction of several town-owned properties. The town is coordinating the auction with Paul T. Zekos and it is anticipated it will take place sometime next month. “We hope to finalize a date in December that works...
Troy King knocks in game-winner as Mahar defeats rival Athol High School in penalty kicks.
ATHOL — Town Manager Shaun Suhoski on Tuesday advised the selectboard he is looking to streamline the organizational structure of various code inspection departments and staff. “In short, a Department of Inspectional Services would be created with the building inspector as the department head, [...
ORANGE — The annual Veterans Walk will take place on Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m., rain or shine. This year, the walk will begin in Athol at the Veterans Park at Main and Exchange streets and end at Memorial Park in Orange.
TEMPLETON — A free tasting will be held at The Kitchen Garden on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured vendors include The Kitchen Garden, and a representative from Our Family Farms of Massachusetts will offer samples of their milk.  The Kitchen Garden will be serving cookies from...

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