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ATHOL — Thanks to the generosity of contributors to the Athol Daily News Santa Fund, donations rang in at $1,042.27 today, to bring the running total up to $9,353.02. It nudges the total closer to the $13,400 goal. Santa, Santa’s helpers and a small army of elves, volunteer drivers and trucks...
Several town-owned properties were auctioned on Wednesday at the Athol Town Hall. About 50 to 60 persons were in attendance. Above, interested parties review information about the properties. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The auction of several town-owned parcels at the town hall on Wednesday morning was a success, said Town Manager Shaun Suhoski on Thursday. All sales are tentative, as the closing deadline is Jan. 29. Gross proceeds are $269,000, said Suhoski. If all properties sold are closed on, the...
Olivia Katherine Dufour has been chosen for the prestigious Franklin County Superintendent's Award for Athol High School this academic year of 2015-2016. Dufour who holds a 4.114 Cumulative GPA, has received multiple awards in science, social studies, and more, all while also being active in her community. After graduation from AHS, Dufour will attend college and major in Biology with a focus on Health Sciences. Seen in this photo at AHS from left to right is Olivia Katherine Dufour, a
ATHOL — Athol High School and Principal Mitchell G. Aho have proudly announced the winner of the Franklin County Superintendent’s Award for Athol High School and the academic 2015-2016 school year is Olivia Katherine Dufour, who represents the absolute very best of what an all around student and...
ATHOL — The Athol Elementary School Building Committee met on Monday, Dec. 14, for their regular monthly meeting. Karen McNiff, Committee Chair, reported that the school project continues to progress according to schedule. A key discussion at Monday’s meeting concerned a change-order for $1.45...
ATHOL — Since November, Walmart stores across the country have been accepting donations for their fourth annual Fill the Truck Toy Drive, which is collecting hundreds of thousands of toys for children in need, in partnership with The Salvation Army as a part of the 125th annual Red Kettle Campaign...
ROYALSTON — At their previous meeting Village School Director Rise Richardson, had informed the selectboard that bank loans and permits are now in hand and they are ready to start erecting a new building, something they hope to have completed by September 2017. Board chair Christine Long first...
ORANGE — Interim department of public works superintendent Joshua Knechtel wants the town to invest in the public works department again, otherwise the town’s experiment to consolidate various smaller departments under the umbrella of a DPW will fail.  Knechtel explained to the selectboard...
The Orange F.E.S.T.I.V.E. Singers (Friends Enjoying Singing Together In Voices Elated) will be performing Saturday night at the Butterfield park bandstand in Orange. Submitted Photo
ORANGE — A group of carollers will attempt to entertain in a festive fashion Saturday night, Dec. 19, for the fourth year in a row starting at Butterfield Park.  The Orange F.E.S.T.I.V.E. Singers that was started by a wish from Marcia Rosbury-Henne. Three years ago Rosbury-Henne told her family...
ATHOL — The page 1 photo of a bear harvested last week by Jim Mundell of Athol, who was hunting in Athol woods with companion Rick Wilkey of Orange, generated lively comment on social media after it hit the Daily News’ website Saturday, and it was observed that sentiments were split 50/50 on...
ATHOL — Town Manager Shaun Suhoski on Tuesday updated the selectboard on the final bonding of the new elementary school complex, and the water line extension and booster station installation along Templeton Road to accommodate commercial development at the North Quabbin Business Park. Suhoski...

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