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Athol to hold public forum on affordable housing
05-11-2023 4:48 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Despite plans to transform the former Bigelow and Riverbend schools into affordable housing and a private sector for construct affordable units downtown, the town is currently missing the mark when it comes to state guidelines.A public meeting...


Override article receives unanimous nod
05-10-2023 5:01 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – An $895,000 override of Proposition 2 ½ has received a unanimous recommendation from the Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee.Article 8 on the June 12 Annual Town Meeting warrant details the override request, which could cover the training,...


Comerford, Athol Selectboard review community’s needs
05-10-2023 4:56 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – In November of last year, Northampton Democrat Jo Comerford was re-elected to a third term in the state Senate, a position she has held since 2019.In 2022, the Town of Athol – along with a handful of Worcester County communities – was added to...


Athol Selectboard supports proposal for grant match
05-09-2023 4:06 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The Selectboard has voted to add an article to the Town Meeting warrant seeking up to $20,000 to fund its match of a Vacant Storefront Program grant.The program is overseen by the state’s Office of Business Development and its goal is to help...


Learning about the fire department
05-09-2023 4:04 PM


Athol-Orange Little League season underway with parades and games
05-08-2023 4:41 PM

By Greg Vine

ATHOL – After days of rain, the sun shone on organizers and players of the Athol-Orange Chuck Stone Little League as they got their season underway Saturday morning.The annual event made its way from the Athol Area YMCA, down Main Street, over the...


Repairs on time
05-07-2023 4:00 PM


Not guilty plea entered for kidnapping charges
05-05-2023 4:59 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD – A man facing charges of kidnapping and other crimes stemming from an alleged Feb. 1 incident was arraigned Friday afternoon in Franklin County Superior Court, where his case has been transferred due to its severity.Brian A. Chamberland,...


Lake Ellis weed control plan approved
05-04-2023 3:12 PM

By Greg Vine

ATHOL – Emily Vulgamore, biology project manager for Solitude Lake Management, told the Conservation Commission on Tuesday that a survey of Lake Ellis found more aquatic weeds than is normal at this time of year.“What we found was substantial Variable...


Athol-Orange Little League season begins
05-04-2023 3:11 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – One sure sign that spring is here is opening day for the Athol-Orange Chuck Stone Little LeagueThe parade which kicks off the league’s season, will take place on Saturday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. Players and coaches will walk from the Athol YMCA...


Athol seeks responses for access survey
05-03-2023 2:39 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The Department of Planning and Development is urging residents to complete a survey which will help identify potential barriers to access at town facilities for persons with disabilities.Results will assist in developing a Self-Evaluation and...


Doctor: Elev8 owner incompetent to stand trial
05-02-2023 5:29 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — The owner of Elev8 Cannabis in Athol will remain at Bridgewater State Hospital for the time being, after a doctor deemed him incompetent to stand trial.Seun Adedeji, 29, appeared in Orange District Court on Tuesday, when Judge Laurie MacLeod...


State gives Athol’s water top marks
05-02-2023 5:18 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – This year, the town was recognized for providing safe, quality drinking water to its residents following a detailed analysis of water systems statewide. The letter sent by the state to Public Works Director Dick Kilhart read, “The...


PHOTO: Wandering wildlife
05-02-2023 5:18 PM


Four suspects in kidnapping case arraigned
05-01-2023 6:15 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD – Four of six North Quabbin residents facing charges of kidnapping and other crimes stemming from an alleged Feb. 1 incident were arraigned Monday afternoon in Franklin County Superior Court, where their cases have been transferred from...


Proposed housing development in Athol clears zoning hurdles
04-27-2023 4:58 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved variances sought by Fitchburg developer K. William Krikorian for construction of more than 40 units of affordable housing on the site of the long-closed parking garage off Exchange and South streets....


Athol High School after-prom party marks 30th year
04-26-2023 5:08 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Once again, an alcohol and drug-free party will be held following this year’s Athol High School prom which, for the first time, will include both juniors and seniors. This will mark the 30th anniversary of the first after-prom party. Launched...


Athol Police overtime covered through transfer
04-26-2023 5:07 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – To cope with an unexpected overtime increase at the police department, the Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee has approved a transfer from its reserve account.The proposal was approved unanimously at the committee’s meeting on Tuesday....


North Quabbin Notes, April 25
04-24-2023 4:29 PM

Historical society to host program on Patty DayPETERSHAM—The local Quabbin Region has had many noted artists, poets and writers. One of the most notable was Patty Day (1885-1983) a part-time resident of Petersham who was nationally known for her...


Two hospitalized following vehicle accident in Athol
04-24-2023 4:11 PM

By MAX BOWEN

ATHOL—First responders from Athol and Orange transported two people to area hospitals following an accident on Sunday.According to Athol Fire Capt. Eric Jack, the accident was reported at 5:11 p.m. A vehicle had struck a utility pole on Main Street...

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