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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,...
WORCESTER — This month, Register Stephanie K. Fattman from the Worcester Probate and Family Court, in conjunction with the Worcester Juvenile Court, celebrated National Adoption Day. Through this program, 48 children from the Massachusetts foster program were placed through the Department of...
Mount Wachusett Community College practical nursing students who worked with Catholic Charities stand in front of a poster detailing the service learning work they did this semester. Other presentations highlighted students' experiences with the Gardner Community Action Committee, Clear Path for Veterans, and Crystal House. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Students from the Mount Wachusett Community College Practical Nursing program presented their semester-long Service Learning Projects last week.  “I’m very proud of the work you have done and am looking forward to hearing the presentations,” MWCC President James Vander Hooven said at...
ATHOL — The Knights of Lithuania recently elected the following slate of officers for 2018: • Chaplain — Rev. Joseph Jurgelonis. • President — Richard Gatautis. • Vice president — Jackie Doherty. • Treasurer — Dr. Marie Shatos. • Finance secretary — Bill Wisnauskas. • Recording...
ORANGE — The Mahar, Orange Elementary, and Petersham Center School school committees will hold a joint policy meeting for policy development on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 5:30 p.m., in the superintendent’s office.
With falling temperatures signifying the inevitable change of the season, many New Englanders have begun preparing for another unpredictable winter. In our retirement years, winter can be a difficult and dangerous few months. If you’re retired, or if you have senior family, friends, and neighbors...
Weekend, Dec. 2-3 Athol - The town will hold a property auction on Dec. 15. A fundraiser organized by Athol-Royalston Middle School students raised nearly $800 for Puerto Rico. Reusable cloth shopping bags are now available at the Athol Public Library, with a limit of two per family....

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Athol, MA 01331
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