Athol's Mercedez Young gives the ball a kick during the team's 1-0 loss to the Easthampton Eagles on Wednesday afternoon in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — There’s something to playing at home. The Athol varsity girls’ soccer team is 0-3 at home following their 1-0 loss to the Easthampton Eagles on Wednesday afternoon thanks to a first-half goal by Frances Powers, but is 2-1 on the road six...
This illustration shows the details of a seismograph manufactured by Quanterra Inc., of Shirley. This is the type of device that detected the recent Athol earthquake.
When an earthquake occurred in Athol on Sept. 5 at 8:10 p.m., comments about it immediately popped up on Facebook, with people asking “What was that!” Several wondered if it came from the electric power substation in town. Wendy Woodbury of South...
Athol's Hayden Herk points to the sky after following through on the team's only goal of the night in their 4-1 loss to Hopkins Academy on Tuesday night in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol boys’ varsity soccer team knows the type of game they want to play. Keep it skilled and beat them defensively. But over the course of the game Tuesday night against Hopkins Academy, the Golden Hawks knew they had to force the Red...
In this photo from October of 1955 is the Athol Congregational Church which was celebrating its 125th anniversary at the time. The church was formed in 1830. The building itself was erected in 1833.  Courtesy of Richard J. Chaisson 
1992 The Athol United Way kicked off its campaign and the Athol Merchants sidewalk sale with a parade from Fish Park to the YMCA. Main Street was closed to traffic while the arts and crafts booths and food concessions were in place. Several...
Mahar's Delaney Parker tries to kick the ball away from Golden Hawk goalie Miranda Pitta while Gabby Palmisano (10) helps out and Margaret Michalak (15) looks on during the first half of the matchup between the two schools on Monday night in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Mahar girls’ varsity soccer team had several chances in the late parts of the second half in their game Monday night against the Hopkins Golden Hawks but couldn’t put the ball in the net as the two played to a 0-0 tie. In the last...
Todd Patnode and his No. 71 car following his win at Monadnock Speedway. Photo courtesy of New England Graphix
WINCHESTER, N.H. — The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series held their last points race of the season Saturday night. The EXIT Realty Modified Touring Series joined the racing action as well. Before the racing action got under way an announcement was...
 Athol's Mercedez Young gives the ball a kick during the team's 1-0 loss to the Easthampton Eagles on Wednesday afternoon in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
This illustration shows the details of a seismograph manufactured by Quanterra Inc., of Shirley. This is the type of device that detected the recent Athol earthquake.
Athol's Hayden Herk points to the sky after following through on the team's only goal of the night in their 4-1 loss to Hopkins Academy on Tuesday night in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
In this photo from October of 1955 is the Athol Congregational Church which was celebrating its 125th anniversary at the time. The church was formed in 1830. The building itself was erected in 1833.  Courtesy of Richard J. Chaisson 
Mahar's Delaney Parker tries to kick the ball away from Golden Hawk goalie Miranda Pitta while Gabby Palmisano (10) helps out and Margaret Michalak (15) looks on during the first half of the matchup between the two schools on Monday night in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
Todd Patnode and his No. 71 car following his win at Monadnock Speedway. Photo courtesy of New England Graphix
 Athol's new treasurer/collector, Tammy M. Coller, was introduced to the selectboard and the public at a board meeting on Tuesday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — The town’s new treasurer/collector, Tammy M. Coller, was introduced to the selectboard and the public at the board’s meeting on Tuesday. Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said Coller will take over the position on Tuesday, Sept. 26. In his weekly report to the board, Suhoski noted, “Ms....
ATHOL — The clock in the town hall clock tower has been repaired. Town Manager Shaun Suhoski advised the selectboard Tuesday he arranged for an assessment and repair of the “jammed” clock which was undertaken by Gardner jeweler Brian Tanguay, with assistance from Building Superintendent Dennis...
ORANGE — With community development director Kevin Kennedy leaving the office at the end of the month the selectboard agreed Wednesday night to allow Kennedy to move forward with shutting down the Orange Community Development Facebook page. Town financial director and acting interim town...
ORANGE — Among the activities at the annual North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival in Orange are eight presentations on “Renewable Energy and Local Living” topics ranging from backyard gardening and solar-powered transportation to the latest ideas in recycling. Organized by North Quabbin Energy, a...
ATHOL — Centralized police and emergency medical dispatch services at the police station went “live” on Tuesday afternoon. In his weekly report to the selectboard, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said, “The transition to Next Generation 911 technology and combined police and emergency medical...

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