Wendell unveils restored World War II memorial after long disappearance

07-21-2024 4:49 PM

WENDELL — After a 3,000-mile journey east, a World War II memorial honoring 36 Wendell veterans has finally returned home.In a ceremony Wednesday afternoon, town officials, residents and veterans gathered as Wendell unveiled the recently refurbished...

Power postpones Main Street hearing in Athol

07-21-2024 4:49 PM

ATHOL – Mother Nature intervened to give Athol resident Matt Alden a temporary reprieve on his property at 1756 Main St. being declared a nuisance by the Selectboard.At the board’s meeting on Tuesday, July 16, a public hearing on the matter was...


David Reading, Alexis Silk capture titles at the Greenfield Tennis Cup
07-21-2024 1:09 PM

It was a dominant performance for a couple of repeat champions.David Reading won 30 of 36 games to capture the men’s division title for the second straight year, while Alexis Silk notched wins in 23 of a potential 25 games to claim the women’s title...


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Columnist Daniel Cantor Yalowitz: Beyond lying — Why we need the truth
07-21-2024 12:59 PM

Ever tell a lie? Well … I have! And I know beyond the shadow of any doubt that I am not alone. In fact, I am in the vast majority of human beings who have at least once fibbed, exaggerated, twisted reality and the truth for my own needs and wants, and...

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Athol Police Logs: June 23 to July 4, 2024
07-09-2024 1:44 PM

Athol Police Logs June 23 – July 4 Sunday, June 23 9:04 p.m. - Party from Main Street reporting they looked at camera footage they have from Friday into Saturday (6/21-6/22) and they saw their basement was broken into twice.Monday, June 24 7:59 a.m....


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Obit photo for Charles A. Ponusky Charles A. Ponusky

Athol, MA - Charles Anthony Ponusky, fondly known as Chuck or Charlie, began his earthly journey on the 12th of January, 1946, in Winchendon, Massachusetts. Charles was a charismatic figure who filled every room with laughter and always... remainder of obit for Charles A. Ponusky

Obit photo for Marjorie T. Posk Marjorie T. Posk

Marjorie T. (Parks) Posk ATHOL, MA - Marjorie T. (Parks) Posk "Midge" (92) formally of 72 J.Street Athol Ma passed away peacefully on July 11th at the Alliance Health Care Nursing Home in Baldwinsville. Marjorie was born in Athol, on Ja... remainder of obit for Marjorie T. Posk

Obit photo for David W. King David W. King

Athol, MA - David William King, known to all as David, was a man whose life was a testament to the qualities of generosity, love, loyalty, and humility. Born on June 30, 1947, in Gardner, MA, he passed away three days shy of his 77th Bi... remainder of obit for David W. King

Obit photo for Janet E. Thomas Janet E. Thomas

Athol, MA - Janet E. Thomas passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at her daughter's house 2659 Old Keene Road in which she lived. Born December 26, 1941, to the late George and Margaret (Armitage) Belden. Janet enjoyed her Nascar and t... remainder of obit for Janet E. Thomas


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