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S&S Appliance celebrates 50 years in Athol
04-01-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – After 50 years and a few ownership changes, S&S Appliance remains a strong presence in the town of Athol.When Charlie Shatos first opened the store in 1974, it was located at 454 Main St., currently the site of Pre-K Kidz daycare. A growth in...


Athol Town Manager says next fiscal year may be the ‘most challenging’ in the last decade
03-31-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – As he prepares to meet with the Selectboard and Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee to present a proposed town budget, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said fiscal year 2025 “is shaping up to be among the most challenging (fiscal years) during my...


Proposed charter changes on Athol Town Election ballot
03-29-2024 5:09 PM

By Greg Vine

ATHOL – In addition to the race for the Athol Royalston Regional School Committee and a $286,000 Proposition 2 ½ override to decide, voters at Monday’s Annual Town Election are being asked to approve 31 changes to the Town Charter.Instead of voting on...


GAAMHA opens new Athol facility for women with substance use, mental health disorders
03-29-2024 5:00 PM

By MAX BOWEN

ATHOL — Seeking to address a lack of resources for women battling with substance abuse and mental health disorders, Gardner-based GAAMHA has opened a new facility in Athol called Sunrise Ridge.The 32-bed residential treatment facility — which opened...


Planning underway for fifth annual Athol Green Clean
03-29-2024 4:42 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Earth Day is just around the corner and that means the fifth annual Green Clean Athol event is close at hand.The community cleanup effort is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, with the 54th annual observance of Earth Day to follow on Monday,...


Committee requests $18K in new parking meters for Athol
03-28-2024 5:01 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Four years ago, Town Meeting voters approved creation of a Downtown Parking Benefits District (DPBD), with the stipulation that an Oversight Committee be created to decide how funds collected from parking meters will be spent.This will mark...


Savoy seeks Athol Royalston School Committee seat
03-26-2024 4:33 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Jason Savoy, a 1999 graduate of Athol High School, is one of two people running for a one-year term on the Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee in next Monday’s annual Town Election. Savoy is seeking to fill the vacancy created by the...


Firefighter override to be decided at Athol Town Election
03-25-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – In less than a week, voters will decide whether to support a $286,000 Proposition 2 ½ override to fund the hiring of three paramedic/EMT/firefighters for the town’s fire department.The override is on the ballot for the Town Election, which...


Athol Royalston School Committee votes to explore new high school
03-22-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The Athol Royalston Regional School Committee voted Wednesday night to inform the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) that it wants to explore the feasibility of a new high school.The Statement of Interest has to be in the MSBA’s...


“Peter Pan” to open in April at Athol High School
03-20-2024 5:00 PM

By MAX BOWEN

ATHOL — A modern look for the classic story “Peter Pan” will take to the stage at Athol High School in April, with a cast from all grade levels.The Athol Theatre Department’s production will open on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. There will be additional...


Athol High School juniors shine at science fair
03-19-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Two Athol High School juniors were recognized at the March 8 Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, each for their own unique talent.Allison Robertson submitted artwork that was chosen to be...


Athol to take title on 96 properties
03-18-2024 5:00 PM

By MAX BOWEN

ATHOL — Following a March 1 legal notice, the town will proceed with placing 96 properties in tax title for unpaid taxes, according to Treasurer/Tax Collector Patrick McIntyre.The sizable number of properties in arrears account for the last two years,...


Athol begins master plan updates
03-18-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The town’s newly-formed Master Plan Committee has started work on portions of Athol’s existing master plan, last updated in 2015. To aid in that effort, the committee has developed a survey seeking resident input on topics ranging from...


PHOTOS: Science Heroes program at Athol Library
03-17-2024 5:01 PM


A Page From North Quabbin History: Doctors in the family
03-17-2024 5:01 PM

By Carla CharterThe Dufault family has had three generations of doctors, all of whom have been graduates from Tufts University. This family of doctors had their beginnings in Athol.Dr. Paul F. Dufault of Worcester, an internist, said his grandfather,...


Lee Chauvette seeks return to town government in upcoming Town Election
03-13-2024 3:50 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – After a year’s absence, Lee Chauvette wants to re-enter the world of local politics, which he has been a part of for many years.Chauvette, who previously served 20 years on the ARRSD School Committee and nine years on the Selectboard, is...


Two fires render Park Street home in Athol uninhabitable
03-13-2024 1:05 PM

By MAX BOWEN

ATHOL — A pair of fires just six hours apart have rendered a single-family home at 21 Park St. uninhabitable.None of the five residents were injured, according to Fire Chief Joseph Guarnera, but all were displaced by the fire. He noted that the Red...


One injured following accident on S. Main Street
03-12-2024 3:07 PM


Athol Police Log Feb. 4-18
03-11-2024 5:00 PM

Sunday, Feb. 44:06 p.m.—Caller reported an erratic vehicle failing to stay within the lanes on South Athol Road. The caller reported the vehicle then turned onto Morton but was gone when police arrived.Monday, Feb. 53:50 p.m.—One person was...


Athol officials hope workshop can lead to updated downtown design guidelines
03-10-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The Downtown Vitality Committee is sponsoring a workshop on March 12 to lay the groundwork for establishing new design guidelines for downtown businesses.Emily Keys Innes, president of Innes Associates Ltd. of Newburyport, will present...

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