Today's News

ATHOL — Athol Historical Society will present a program on The Roaring Twenties at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. Christopher Daley, a historian and author, will present the hour-long visual lecture and show. Daley will showcase 1920s world and national political events, Prohibition, organized crime,...
PETERSHAM — The Petersham Congregational Church, at 21 North Main St., will hold a Fall Fair on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fair will offer attic treasures, books, baked goods, soups and more.
ORANGE — The Orange Selectboard will meet Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the town hall meeting room. Following the approval of minutes and announcements, the board will use the following agenda: Open time for the public Scheduled appointments. General business — Discussion of social...
LEOMINSTER — The fifth annual Greater New England UFO conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7, at Leominster City Hall, 25 West St. Friday hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. On this day, there will be a lecture on local area Bigfoot experiences by local authors Aleksandar...
 Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito speaks with a math class of Gateway to College and Pathways Early College Innovation School students at Mount Wachusett Community College last Thursday. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito visited Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus last Thursday to discuss early college programs with a math class of high school students taking college-level courses at MWCC. “We want to create an environment where there are no barriers for any student...
ATHOL — The Department of Public Works has lifted the mandatory outdoor water use restriction, which was put into effect on July 20.
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will host an energy savings program for seniors on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m., at the senior center. Information about fuel assistance, weatherization, heating system repair and the appliance management program will be presented. There will be a discussion about...
ATHOL — At 8:55 p.m., Monday, a 17-year-old male was arrested on a warrant at Main Street location. The arrest occurred after an officer checked on two suspicious youths near the library.
ATHOL — A vehicle operated by Stacey L. Allinson, of Marlborough, struck an awning at the South Main Street Dunkin’ Donuts at approximately 5:35 p.m., Monday. No injuries resulted. Further information was unavailable prior to press time today.
ATAC, the teen group at the Athol Public Library, recently celebrated Banned Books Week at their monthly meeting by creating a model of the Book Parthenon recently created in Germany by an Argentinian architect. ATAC members who participated in the project were, from left to right, Earnest Faron, Liberty Smith, Maddy Smith, Gwendilyn McGuire, Brian Tomlinson, and Zander Charland. Other students who helped with the project were Gabriel Hentz, Adrianna Buzzell, and Sam Bulloch. Submitted photo
ATHOL — ATAC, the teen group at the Athol Public Library, recently celebrated Banned Books Week at their monthly meeting. Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship by focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books. The books featured...


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