PHOTOS: Uniquely Quabbin 25th issue celebration at Athol Library

05-23-2024 9:32 AM

Suspect still at large after allegedly striking Warwick police chief with vehicle

05-23-2024 9:37 AM

WARWICK — Police Chief David Shoemaker is reportedly fine after a driver allegedly struck him twice intentionally during a traffic stop on Tuesday before fleeing to New Hampshire, where authorities say it appears he has left the area.The chief was...


High Schools: Pioneer baseball advances to Class D finals with 5-0 triumph over Turners
05-23-2024 9:12 PM

NORTHFIELD — A key midgame defensive play Thursday night gave Pioneer the momentum it needed and stopped Turners Falls in its tracks.The host Panthers had just taken a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning of their Western Mass. Class D baseball...


Smoke billows after an explosion in the Gaza Strip, as seen from southern Israel Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
My Turn: Hopeful steps vs. dire plans
05-23-2024 6:01 PM

On April 11, Donald Trump met with oil, gas, and other industry guests he had invited to his Mar-a-Lago estate. He asked for their support in the coming presidential election with donation of $1 billion. Yes, a billion dollars.And yes, he can do this...

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Athol Police Logs: March 12 to March 19
03-28-2024 5:00 PM

ATHOL POLICE LOGSTuesday, March 126:45 p.m. - Male party into the lobby regarding a shop vac he lent to someone and they are refusing to give it back. Party was advised of his options. Attempted to contact involved party, negative contact, a voicemail...

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Obit photo for Paul F. Buckley Paul F. Buckley

July 7, 1936-May 15, 2024 Baldwinville, MA - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Paul Francis Buckley, born on July 7, 1936 in Athol Massachusetts. Paul was a chef by trade and spent his career working in a variety ... remainder of obit for Paul F. Buckley

Obit photo for Dennis Boudreau Dennis Boudreau

Athol, MA - Dennis L. Brodreau, 74, died Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Gardner, on January 30, 1950. a son of the late Leo and Arlene (Trueheart) Boudreau. He was a 1968 graduate of Athol... remainder of obit for Dennis Boudreau

Obit photo for Lawrence M. Foster Lawrence M. Foster

Gardner, MA - Larry(Lawrence) M. Foster, born on November 3, 1957, passed away on May 17, 2024. Larry was a lifelong resident of Massachusetts, going to a 2-room schoolhouse in Wendell and later moving to Orange and Gardner. Larry i... remainder of obit for Lawrence M. Foster

Obit photo for Dennis J. Cullen Dennis J. Cullen

ATHOL, MA - Dennis J. Cullen, 68, of Adams Drive, died on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Born in Athol on December 22, 1955, he was the son of Roger and Alberta (Sweeney) Cullen and grew up in Athol, gra... remainder of obit for Dennis J. Cullen


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