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Energy efficiency workshop to be held for small business owners
02-06-2024 4:48 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Local business owners are encouraged to attend the Small Business Energy Efficiency & Electrification Workshop which takes place at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Athol Public Library.The event is meant to highlight the benefits of the Mass Save...


Athol housing project receives $600K as part of state program
02-04-2024 5:00 PM

By Greg Vine

ATHOL – NewVue Communities, the Fitchburg-based non-profit leading the redevelopment of the former Bigelow and Riverbend schools, has been awarded a $600,000 predevelopment loan by the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC).The...


Athol man convicted on child sexual abuse charges
02-01-2024 5:04 PM

ORANGE – An Orange District Court judge Wednesday sentenced Gregory J. Batchelor of Athol to 18 months in jail following a conviction on four counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 years old, according to the Northwestern District...


Athol residents push back on housing proposal for Bidwell
02-01-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The library’s community room was packed Tuesday night for a public meeting on the future of the town-owned Bidwell property off South Athol Road.Those in attendance expressed determined opposition to the construction of any housing on the...


United Way food drive helps Athol, Winchendon pantries
01-25-2024 10:29 AM

By Max Bowen

ATHOL—A three-month food drive conducted by the United Way of North Central Massachusetts (UWNCM) has proven a big help to local food pantries.Run from Oct. 1 through Dec. 12, the “Gathering to Give: Harvesting for a Cause” food drive supplied over...


Athol Fire Department launches new web site
01-23-2024 5:00 PM

By MAX BOWEN

ATHOL — Earlier this month, the Fire Department opened the digital doors to a new website, and the chief said the response has been very positive.Opened at the beginning of January, the new site replaces one which Fire Chief Joseph Guarnera described...


Meeting will be held for public comment on Bidwell site in Athol
01-23-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – When it comes to the future of the 100-acre Bidwell property, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said it will be up to the voters whether it becomes housing, community space or a mix of uses.Residents will get another chance to examine proposed uses...


Volunteers to launch Year of Kindness in Athol
01-22-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – This past Sunday marked the official end of Athol’s Year of Kindness, an effort spearheaded by the Athol Congregational Church UCC, which encouraged residents to carry out simple acts of kindness toward others.Yet, while marking the end of...


Athol Royalston school officials say absenteeism levels have met state goals ahead of time
01-21-2024 5:00 PM

By Greg Vine

ATHOL – In the four years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, absenteeism in schools has hit levels never seen before.While school districts across the country works to bring these numbers down, Athol Royalston Regional School District officials say...


Athol Royalston recognizes December Students of the Month
01-19-2024 5:14 PM

ATHOL — At its meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, the Athol Royalston School Committee recognized those students named as Student of the Month for December at each of the schools. Students were nominated by their teachers, who provided comments on why...


Smaller number proposed for Athol Fire Department hires
01-19-2024 4:38 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Another override for new firefighters appears to be in the town’s future, but the number could look very different.At its meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, the Fire Department Staffing Advisory Committee met to compare options for how best to...


“Hoops for Hunger” game to benefit Athol High School Food Pantry
01-18-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The girls basketball teams have created an event called “Hoops 4 Hunger” with the goal of raising money and collecting non-perishable food items for the Athol High School Food Pantry.Lonnie Bonenfant, a member of the ARRSD School Committee and...


Warming stations available this week
01-16-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – With temperatures no warmer than the mid-20s expected over the next few days, arrangements have been made for people who may need a place to stay warm.A total of eight warming centers have been set up at several locations throughout Athol....


Athol board reviews preferences for hotel project
01-12-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL — Members of the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation looked at what they wanted – and didn’t want – in any hotel that might be built on corporation property near North Quabbin Commons.At its meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 10, the EDIC...


Committee reviews hiring costs for Athol Fire Department personnel
01-11-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – Members of the Fire Department Staffing Advisory Committee were asked to be ready next week with recommendations on how to solve the staffing shortage at the Fire Department. There seemed to be little disagreement that the department needs...


Most charges against Athol kidnapping suspect dismissed; four other defendants retain charges
01-11-2024 5:00 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — One of the five North Quabbin residents facing charges of kidnapping and other crimes stemming from an alleged incident last February has had nine of her charges dismissed while other charges, and all those of her co-defendants, remain in...


Nomination papers available for Athol Town Election
01-08-2024 3:40 PM

ATHOL — The annual Town Election will be held on Monday, April 1. All precincts vote at the Town Hall, 584 Main St. Polls will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.Nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk’s office. The deadline to return...


Athol DPW handles “blizzard conditions” over weekend
01-08-2024 3:39 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – The storm this past weekend threw public works crews a bit of a curve, giving the impression it had mostly petered out by noontime Sunday before slamming the region with heavy blowing snow in the mid-afternoon.“With the exception of it being a...


S&S Appliance of Athol under new ownership
01-07-2024 5:00 PM

By GREG VINE

ATHOL – As the New Year ushered itself in earlier this week, it also brought with it a new owner at S&S Appliance of Athol The retail establishment, which had been owned and operated by Mark Duguay for decades, is now under the ownership of Athol...


Set for the storm
01-05-2024 4:45 PM

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